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Samsung is making a big strategic push into the business market, planning for it to account for 25 percent of the company's business by 2020 — and $1bn in the UK and Ireland this year. At a recent event in London the company showcased some of the ways its technology can be used across a range of business scenarios, from the boardroom and the trading desk to the airport. A mock-up of an airport and a café is seen here.
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Transport is one of Samsung's target markets. And it's not just the transport operators' technology that's the focus; three-quarters of passengers will have also have a smartphone. Transport companies can use that to their advantage in a number of ways, from real-time social media sentiment tracking ('I hate this journey, the train is so dirty') right through to digital ticketing.