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Control more IoT devices: Netvibes Potions with Samsung ARTIK Cloud

Recently Netvibes had the pleasure of taking part in the Samsung Developer’s Conference in San Francisco. There we announced our partnership with Samsung’s ARTIK Cloud–a relationship that expands the power of Netvibes Potions to even more devices, consumers and businesses. With the integration of ARTIK into Netvibes, you will soon be able to connect any ARTIK-supported device to the Netvibes dashboard and create Potions using those ingredients.

At the event, Netvibes CTO Florent Solt demonstrated Potions in action using an iHealth oximeter device, connected to Netvibes via ARTIK. Watch the demo video below:

Samsung’s ARTIK Cloud supports a wide variety of smart devices and apps, including the Runkeeper app, iHealth oximeter, Fitbit, and other wearables. By bringing together ARTIK as the data collection layer and Netvibes as the automation layer, Netvibes and Samsung are empowering users to do more with the Internet of Things.

This integration enables the creation of new types of Netvibes Potions, as demonstrated in the video. For example, you can create Potions like:

Pulse recording — A runner is training for the marathon and wants to record her heart metrics over time. She connects her wearable device, an iHealth oximeter, to Netvibes via ARTIK Cloud and creates a Potion to automatically log the recordings.
Potion: When I take a measurement with my iHealth oximeter, then automatically record my blood oxygen reading and pulse rate in a Google spreadsheet.
Going a step further, the runner can also track trends in her running over time. With Netvibes’ unique Trend-Tracing Triggers, Potions can also support complex data triggers, using historical data and predictive analytics. Example Potion: When I run 10k for five days in a row, then post my achievement on Facebook and Twitter.

This is only the tip of the iceberg, as users will soon be able to control any ARTIK-linked device or app through Netvibes.

Try the magic for yourself! Log in to your Netvibes dashboard to create your own Potion now. To learn more, read about Potions on our FAQ page.

Questions? Contact us.

Partners, Potions

Automate your IoT devices with Netvibes Potions and ARTIK Cloud

Today we’re excited to announce that Netvibes has partnered with Samsung’s ARTIK Cloud to extend the magic of Netvibes Potions to more devices, consumers and businesses. With the integration of ARTIK into Netvibes, you will soon be able to connect any ARTIK-supported device to the Netvibes dashboard and create Potions using those ingredients.

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Netvibes Potions are the best way to automate actions between your favorite apps, smart devices and data. Get your houseplants to tweet when they’re thirsty, automatically share your newest blog post on Facebook and Reddit, or receive an email when your monthly web traffic exceeds 1M. You can do it all with Netvibes. To create your own Potion, simply pick the Trigger(s) and Action(s) you want to take place. To learn more about Potions, please visit our FAQ page.

Samsung’s ARTIK is an IoT development platform that supports a wide variety of smart devices and apps, including the Runkeeper app, iHealth oximeter, Fitbit, and other wearables. By bringing together ARTIK as the data collection layer and Netvibes as the automation layer, Netvibes and Samsung are empowering users to do more with the Internet of Things.

See Netvibes Potions at the Samsung Developers Conference

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General, Partners

Subscribe to any website using Netvibes + Feedity

As you may know, you can follow and read articles from any website using your Netvibes dashboard. Simply add the site’s RSS feed. For websites that do not offer RSS, you can use a service like Kimono Labs or Feedity to create your own RSS feed. On Monday, February 29, Kimono Labs is shutting down its service, but you can continue to use Feedity with Netvibes. Here’s how it works.

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If you are currently using Kimono Labs to import articles to Netvibes, please be aware that your feeds will stop working on February 29, 2016. (More details on Kimonolabs.com). You will need to use an alternative service, like Feedity, to continue following non-RSS websites on your dashboard.

 

How to use Feedity with Netvibes

Feedity is easy to use and allows you to turn any website into an RSS feed that you can read through Netvibes.

1. Sign up for an account on Feedity.com.
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General, Partners

Boost Your Website Traffic with Netvibes’ Free “Top 3” App

Looking for new ways to drive clicks to your website? The Netvibes “Top 3” App automatically calculates your site’s Top 3 most-popular articles read via Netvibes and displays the links in an attractive, free app embedded right on your website.

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Free to use and easy to install, the Top 3 App is a simple way to showcase more of your website’s content for visitors in order to drive more clicks to your pages and increase readership. Netvibes media partners report that the Top 3 app drives up to 2% of their total website traffic and has more than doubled the number of pages-viewed-per-visitor.

“At Journal du Geek, we found that readers who click on stories through the Netvibes Top 3 app are reading twice as many pages as other site visitors. As a result, Netvibes is driving increased page views and increased advertising revenue for us–just by using a free app.”

– Gregori Pujol, Partner at Just Digital Group Media

“Since we embedded the Netvibes Top 3 app on Potins.net and Gameblog, our analytics show that the Netvibes app is now driving 1.5 – 2% of our total website traffic.”

– Cedric Rouanet, CEO of E-Borealis

 

Want to try the free Netvibes Top 3 App for yourself? Follow the simple instructions below:

First of all, make sure that your website’s feed URL has already been added to at least one Netvibes dashboard – though the more dashboards, the better the results. Then grab your feed URL and paste it in the form below. After clicking on the “Get app’s code” button, copy the generated app code and paste it into your website (please refer to your website’s documentation to know where you can paste it).

Ta-daa! You now have a Top 3 app on your website that will automatically be updated whenever your top read articles on Netvibes change.

Quick reminder: You can similarly embed any UWA app into your website. To do so, spot the UWA app you want to embed in the Ecosystem catalog and click on Share / Blog export. You’ll land on a page like this one where you can copy the code to paste on your website.

Dashboard Intelligence, General, Partners

Add New Social Metrics to Your Netvibes Dashboard with Engagement Labs

As the Dashboard of Everything, Netvibes is committed to helping our users analyze their social+enterprise data in ever new and better ways. That’s why we’ve opened the Netvibes platform to integrate with the best partner solutions on the market.

Netvibes with Engagement Labs

Today we are excited to announce the addition of 40 new social metrics in Netvibes, available as a premium add-on powered by Engagement Labs. It’s the same flexible dashboard intelligence you expect from Netvibes, but with new metrics so you can analyze your social media presence more deeply than ever before.

Get immediate answers to your biggest social media questions, such as:

  • Do Twitter retweets correlate with our website traffic?
  • Does my company’s responsiveness on Facebook correlate with sales growth?
  • How engaged are my competitors on Twitter? Do their Twitter engagement scores predict stock prices?

Netvibes users can instantly graph and compare any data to view trends, discover actionable intelligence and calculate the ROI of any social campaign.

To learn more about Netvibes + Engagement Labs:

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Talking Netvibes: Using The Netvibes APIs To Make Your Dashboard Talk

Discover the very first 3rd party iOS app that takes full advantage of Netvibes APIs: Talking Netvibes, powered by Odiogo, leading provider of cloud-based audio solutions on the go. A clever app that will make your iPhone read your personal news selection out loud, directly from your Netvibes Dashboard.

Browse throughout your dashboard, tabs and widgets to view and, most importantly, to listen to any story. Social sharing features also allow you to share articles via email, twitter or Facebook.

“Allowing partners and third party providers such as Odiogo to connect with the Netvibes environment via a set of secured APIs, is at the cornerstone of our strategy. We salute Odiogo’s initiative to provide to our large community, of both individual users and corporations, an innovative and convenient way to access the content of their Netvibes dashboards.” (Freddy Mini, CEO of Netvibes)

“The information overload drives users to seek ways to access information in ‘eyes-busy’ situations, for example when driving, exercising and cooking. This Odiogo technology combined with Netvibes dashboards, allows users to create their personalized audio news bulletin with the news sources that they trust. Also, the audio feature proves itself to be extremely convenient for visually impaired users or for those experiencing difficulties reading on a small screen, as well as for language learners.” (Marc Kawam, CEO of Odiogo)

The application is available on the Apple Store (http://bit.ly/TalkingNetvibes) at $2.99. Six month worth of subscription is offered with the purchase of the application. After the 6-month period, an In-App purchase permits a renewal of the service for another 6 months, and so on.

Want to know more about Netvibes APIs and developing your own apps? Get in touch!

Dashboard Intelligence, Partners

Netvibes and Emakina join forces in dashboarding business

Emakina, the European digital agencies group, joins forces with Netvibes, the pioneer in data aggregation and a key player in the Dashboard Intelligence, as part of a strategic partnership to effectively connect brand reputation, activation and trade marks.

At a time when more than one consumer in two relies on the opinions of Internet users in their purchasing decision, Emakina is more than ever convinced that it is essential to follow the threads around its brand. These convictions were put together in a White Paper on Attention Marketing published by Emakina in 2010 and downloaded thousands of times.

Given the scale of online reputation technologies, Emakina partners with Netvibes to initiate, as from September, a rational approach with a CRM & ROI offer. This turnkey solution will include the most powerful tools in terms of monitoring, social networks activation and associated traffic analysis.

Manuel Diaz, CEO of Emakina. FR, “It is essential to simplify the management of reputation and monitoring for all brands and advertisers. With Netvibes, we share the same vision on Intelligence Dashboard, so this partnership is evident.

Freddy Mini, CEO of Netvibes, “In the same way that one does not become an accountant with accounting software, it is unrealistic to believe that a monitoring tool on a shelf will answer all questions about reputation on the Internet . Our offer is based on an accompanied and personalized service, Emakina is an ideal partner that combines proximity and a guarantee of satisfaction for our mutual customers.

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Sage releases Sage Enterprise WebTop, powered by Netvibes

We are very pleased to announce the outcome of our partnership with Sage, the world’s third accounting software publisher. As announced a few months ago, the English company is now launching its Sage Enterprise WebTop tool, powered by Netvibes technology.

Sage Enterprise WebTop turns your browser, your shared information and tags into relevant data that allows your company to listen, learn and act in real time.

In addition, it makes all the date from your Sage ERP X3 available to you and your partners via any Internet-connected computer. Sage Enterprise WebTop is the perfect tool for an easy and flexible team work.

Watch a video presentation of all Sage Enterprise WebTop capabilities:

Get the best from your teams by optimizing their time, share knowledge about your products and get the most accurate data from your Sage ERP X3 with Sage Enterprise WebTop and Netvibes.

Dashboard Intelligence, Partners

Introducing Netvibes Studio by eXo: A Super Fast Way to Develop and Distribute Universal Apps

Dashboard intelligence helps organizations listen to everything, learn from everyone and act in real-time. We make this possible by providing our clients with nearly 200,000 web apps and custom app development services, so they can monitor and manage all the web apps and services that matter to their business, on real-time dashboards, accessible across all locations and mobile devices. In fact, we already serve more than 500,000,000,000–half a billion–web apps every month.

No wonder why many of the global agencies and Fortune 500 enterprises using our Dashboard Intelligence platform have asked us if there was a way to rapidly develop and distribute their own apps with Netvibes. Now there is: Netvibes Studio, the first dedicated development environment for building universal apps on the Netvibes platform.

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RTL.be powered by Netvibes

To design their new general-interest portal, Belgian radio & TV company RTL has decided to team up with Netvibes. Online since March 29, RTL.be offers five thematic sections: information, sports, celebrity news, entertainment and services.

This new portal powered by Netvibes allows users to easily customize its look, incorporate any news feeds they want (whether from RTL or other sources) and also gain access to their personal email accounts, Facebook, Twitter or to any search engine.

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