09/22/2009, Hand Eye Technologies has created a solution that allows set top boxes (Cable…) to talk to your phones. “What for?” you might ask. Put simply, their core product called Hand Eye Interactive Technology (HIT) sends contextual data related to a show to your mobile phone based on what you are watching (hence the “contextual part”). Users can also request information by snapping a photo of select on screen content. In […]
09/22/2009, [DEMOFall 09] VicMan Software launched its Online Photo! Enhancement Platform, which is a RESTful API available at http://pho.to . Most pictures taken with point and shoot cameras or phones have bad quality, mostly due to noise, incorrect color balance, low light conditions or the famous red-eye effect. Pho.to enhancement algorithm (http://enhance.pho.to) fixes all common photo defects at once by analyzing an image and by applying color and contrast adjustment, performing […]
09/22/2009, [DEMOFall 09] We published about Waze, the navigation application for smarphones that uses drivers-generated maps. The services, previously in closed alpha in Israel, launched in May 2009 in the US, for iPhone and Android, today it launched for Symbian and Windows Mobile at DEMO. Waze collects GPS point anonymously from drivers’ Smartphones to update the traffic conditions in real-time. Drivers can provide road and map information manually from their phone […]
09/22/2009, [DEMOFall 09] VIAAS is the new video surveillance “as a service” delivered over the web by Third Iris. “VIAAS is simple to install, provides the power of professional monitoring systems and delivers enterprise-class reliability without the complexities typically associated with video monitoring solutions. .. Cost of entry is less than one-fourth of equivalent premise-based systems and since VIAAS operates as a service, customers benefit from lower ongoing cost of ownership […]
09/22/2009, [DEMOFall 09] Digitrad lunahced its new voice service that allows users to place a call from a web browser by simply typing a person name, eliminating the need for a phone number. OrganIP can search, locate the call recipient and connect a call whether the caller is on the phone, in a social network or online community. OrganIP works from a PC or from a mobile phone, it si compatible […]
09/22/2009, MyOwnRealEstate’s stated goal is to democratize property management. The solution includes bookkeeping, management aids, query and print, listing service, free documents and… online property management. The service connects landlord and renters in a way that was only accessible to large property management companies before. The company’s reasoning is simple: there are 12 million rental units that are owned by private investors that could use MyOwnRealEstate’s help to make more profits.
09/22/2009, The Point of Wealth Register is an onsite kiosk that offers cash compensated employees various secure financial services such as banking, allocating funds to creditors, prepaid Visa cards, charities or IRAs. The idea is to offer financial opportunities at the point of maximum liquidity, helping people to save more money especially for their retirement plans. “When I think of the amount of cash I’ve blown over the past decade, it […]
09/22/2009, [DEMOFall 09] TravelTrac app for the iPhone allows travelers to share their locations, travel blog post, photos and video on custom Google maps, using geotagging technologie even from remote locations. TravelTrac offers 3 websites for globe trotters to share their adventures, depending on the vehicle they prefer: MotoTrac – www.mototrac.com for vehicular car/truck/motorcycle/RV and off road trips and travel adventures, TrekTrac – www.trektrac.com for land based exploration, tours, trips, and […]
09/22/2009, [DEMOFall 09]The recent presidential campaign has highlighted the power of small online donations, and that has created a demand from candidates, non-profit, local governments, and other entities to have a web-platform to raise funds. It’s a good idea, but most can’t build anything like that themselves. That’s where Piryx comes in. The platform sits on top of a payment processing system that allows money to flow in. On top of […]
09/22/2009, According to a Research from the US Department of Agriculture, 60% of farmers nationwide lose money each year while 17,000 family farms go out of business, “The Grapes of Wrath” are not that obsolete after all. In an effort to support local farming, Heather Hilleren founded Local Dirt in 2005, a Saas (Software as a Service) platform that connects sellers and buyers of locally-grown produce and animal products. While individual […]
09/22/2009, [DEMOFall 09] CallSpark! Is changing our old and boring calling experience by transforming it into interactive experiences with real-time data pulled from the social and business cloud. Waow! Accessing content from social networks, location-based search and reviews before during and after calls, my social networking fatigue is getting back to me… Who knew that event phone calls would get the social web noise? However, according to Chris Shipley, “CallSpark is […]
09/21/2009, We will blog live from DEMOFall 09 in San Diego, starting tomorrow at 8.30 am, follow us on live.ubergizmo.com. 56 products will launch during 6 minutes presentations. You can find the complete list of companies here, and the 15 tech rock stars who will be honored with LifeTime Achieve Awards for their remarkable contribution in the tech industry here.
09/21/2009, DEMOFall 09, one of our favorite emerging technology conference will be held in San Diego on September 21st and 23rd and we will cover it live on live.ubergizmo.com. The 56 companies, handpicked by DEMO’s longtime executive producer Chris Shipley, will demo their products for the first time during a 6 minute performance on stage. New this year, 14 early stage entrepreneurs and pre-launch mode companies will have 90 seconds to […]