Eliane Fiolet

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Eliane Fiolet is the co-founder and editor of Ubergizmo.com where she writes in English about consumer technology, cool prototypes and innovations.
Launched in Silicon Valley in 2005, and distributed in six languages (en/fr/de/es/it/jp), Ubergizmo is one of the top consumer tech news websites in the world.
Ubergizmo launched in
Japan in August 2018.

Eliane is also an Advisor to the Board for Kolibree, the world’s first connected electric toothbrush and French success story featured on U.S national media. Kolibree won two CES awards in 2017 and 2018.
Since 2017, she is an Advisor to the Board and cofounder at CareOS, an award-winning IoT platform dedicated to beauty and health in the bathroom.

Ubergizmo is a Webby Award Honoree and has been featured in major media such as The Wall Street Journal, German national TV 3Sat, Stern magazine, Japanese newspaper NIKKEI, BBC online, and USA Today.

Eliane became an American citizen in 2014. In 2015, she has been knighted in the
National Order of Merit, by the French government.

She is a pioneer in the Fashion and Tech movement, that became later a hot trend in Silicon Valley with the rise of wearable technology. Her highly successful 2009 “fashion and tech” Digital Summer tech event was the first of its kind.

Originally a Math/Physics major, she chose to earn a visual communication Master’s Degree before working in visual identity with prestigious firms such as Minale Tattersfield Design Strategy. Technically savvy, Eliane also designed UX for an award-winning adventure video game.

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Recent stories this author

Wello Family, Smart E-Cargo Bike with Solar-powered Assistance

01/15/2020, French start-up Wello attracted some attention at CES 2020 with its solar-powered three-wheeled electric cargo bike that aims to combine a bicycle and a car to address the last mile issue while respecting the environment.At the French Tech Pavilion, I met...

Lokly Encrypted USB Key For The Most Paranoid Users

01/15/2020, With the incredible miniaturization of portable SSD storage, you can carry several libraries worth of data in your pocket. But the mix of increased capacity and pocketable form factor creates security risks equally important.

MyFood Family, Solar-powered Aquaponic Smart Greenhouse

01/13/2020, The MyFood Family Smart Greenhouse got a lot of traction at CES 2020, so much that the unit exhibited at the FrenchTech pavilion was sold during the show! Given that the price tag for such a large model (Family model, 22 m² / 242 ft²) varies...

Brightlock: Unlock Your Door with Your Phone Flash

01/09/2020, Smart locks are everywhere at CES, but what sets Brightlock apart is how you use your smartphone to unlock: the lock needs to see your phone’s light! Mainly designed for businesses and large corporations, Brightlock offers a hardware, software and...

Spinity by STYL Connected Pen with AR Game

01/07/2020, In those digital times, people need help to keep focused and concentrated more than ever. STYL has created the perfect solution: Spinity, a connected pen made for playing that aims at improving concentration, brain activity, and dexterity while delivering...

Adok Aura Touchscreen PC Projector For Collaborative Work

01/06/2020, Adok Aura is a smart projector with a built-in Windows 10 PC that turns any surface into a tablet with an extra-large touch display. Aimed at making collaborative work easy, fun and efficient, Adok Aura is equipped with a PC processor, a battery, a...

Lexilight, the First Lamp Designed to Help People with Dyslexia

01/05/2020, Today at CES 2020, Lexilife, a start-up founded in 2018 by Jean-Baptiste Fontes, and developed within the Thomas Watt Lighting Pro company, announced Lexilight, a device that aims at bringing relief to 10% of the world’s population that suffers from...

Mateo Smart Bathroom Mat for Body Monitoring

01/05/2020, We are used to see a lot of connected scales at CES since the last 5 years, however smart bathroom mats that analyses body metrics are a little more unusual. We have seen a few of them as prototypes in recent years, like the Hi Mirror connected mat...

Check out new devices by La French Tech at b8ta retail stores

12/02/2019, B8ta was founded in 2015 to create spaces where shoppers can try the latest high-tech products out of the box. The first location opened in Palo Alto, and the Retail-as-a-Service company now counts 23 showrooms  across the United States. A few...

Top 10 Women in Edge Call For Entry – Deadline to Apply Nov 15th

11/14/2019, The State of the Edge and Edge Computing World are sponsoring the first annual Edge Woman of the Year Award, presented to outstanding female and non-binary professionals in edge computing for outstanding performance in their roles elevating Edge. This...

TomTom and Verizon To Improve Safety of Emergency Vehicles over 5G

10/07/2019, TomTom and Verizon were exhibiting at TC Disrupt 2019 in San Francisco last week, and they announced their plans to make intersections safer for emergency vehicles using 5G.According to a NHTSA’s report (2014), each year in the U.S., there are about...

Ubergizmo’s Best of IFA Awards

09/07/2019, IFA is officially going on until Sept 11, but if you haven’t had time to follow all the IFA news, our Best of IFA 2019 is what we want you to take away from this show. These are the products that caught our attention for their quality, novelty,...