Posts Categorized: Start-Ups

Samsung helped create these new smart shoes

February 15, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Apps, Best Practices, Branding, Collaboration, Cross-Platform, Crowdsourcing, Equipment, Fashion, Participation, Sports, Start-Ups, Technology

Ever wish your shoes could give you feedback on your game? Well now that might be a soon reality. A startup company named Salted Venture, with the help of Samsung, developed shoes that can coach you on how to improve your golf swing. They are being called lofit, and are the new look of Smart Shoes…. Read more »

Curioos Opens Up Marketplace For Its Digital Art Platform

February 4, 2016   |   filed under Art, Community, Interaction, New Media, Products, Start-Ups, Technology

Up until now Curioos, the New York-based startup, has restricted access to its platform by selecting the best artists. Not anyone could sell art prints on Curioos as the company only wanted the best of the best. However, today we learned that they are switching to a marketplace approach, meaning new artists can submit their work,… Read more »

Activision Buys Major League Gaming to Broaden Role in E-Sports

January 5, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Art, Audio, Best Practices, Books, Branding, Broadcast, Camera Drone, Cellphone, Change, Collaboration, Comedy, Community, Competition, Concerts, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Crowdsourcing, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Disruption, Ebooks, Education, Equipment, Facebook, Festivals, Filmmaking, Follow-up, Game, Gesture Control, Gigapixel, Google, Hacking, History, Home, Instagram, Installation, Interaction, iOS, iPad, iPhone, Journalist, Live Stream, Mobile, Monetization, Movie, Music, New Media, New York City, Panel, Panorama, Participation, periscope, Photography, Politics, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Remix Culture, Reviews, Russia, Science, Search, Second Screen, Shopping, Short Film, Social Change, Social Media, Social TV, Social Video, Space, Sports, Start-Ups, Streaming, Technology, Telephone, Television, Transportation, Tumblr, Twitter, UFO, Uncategorized, Video, Video Games, Vine, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality, Voice Control, WiFi, World Record, YouTube

  “I have a simple vision for this,” Mr. Kotick said in a phone interview. “I want to build the ESPN of video games.” Nick Wingfield, a writer from The New York Times reported that Activision Blizzard, the publisher of Call of Duty and other hit video game franchises, has acquired the assets of Major League… Read more »

CES: Tech’s Annual Conference Starts in 48 Hours..

January 4, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Art, Audio, Cellphone, Change, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Concerts, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Crowdsourcing, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Disruption, Education, Equipment, Fashion, Festivals, Filmmaking, Follow-up, Game, Gesture Control, Gigapixel, Google, Hacking, History, Hologram, Home, Instagram, Installation, Interaction, iOS, iPad, iPhone, Journalist, Large Scale Art Installations, LG, Live Stream, Mashable, Mobile, Monetization, Movie, Music, New Media, Panel, Panorama, Participation, periscope, periscope, Photography, Politics, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Remix Culture, Reviews, Science, Search, Shopping, Social Change, Social Media, Social TV, Social Video, Space, Sports, Start-Ups, Streaming, Streamy Awards 2014, Technology, Telephone, Television, Transportation, Twitter, Uncategorized, Video, Video Games, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality, Wall Street Journal, WiFi

CES 2016 which predict the trends in consumer technology for the year ahead (and sometimes, for two years ahead) begins in just two short days. Although many products announced at CES never make it farther than the show floor, ideas such as virtual reality, high-resolution television, and autonomous vehicles all receive major pushes at CES…. Read more »

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Flight Drone Has Chip With Autonomous Navigation

December 31, 2015   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Audio, Best Practices, Branding, Camera Drone, Cellphone, Change, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Concerts, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Culture, Education, Equipment, Festivals, Filmmaking, Game, Gesture Control, Gigapixel, Google, Hacking, History, Home, Instagram, Installation, Interaction, Live Stream, Mobile, Monetization, Movie, Music, New Media, Panel, Panorama, Participation, Photography, Politics, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Remix Culture, Science, Search, Second Screen, Short Film, Social Change, Social Media, Social Video, Space, Start-Ups, Streaming, Technology, Telephone, Television, Transportation, Uncategorized, Video, Video Games, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality, Voice Control, Wall Street Journal

Qualcomm’s drone ambitions is ready to demo the gods. Ahead of CES next week, the chipmaker teased features of its Snapdragon Flight drone with autonomous navigation, platform. If you’ll recall, Qualcomm is aiming to do for drones what its done for phones. And that starts with putting camera and communications tech on the same board. Perhaps… Read more »

LinkSquare Connects To Your SmartPhone So You Can Test Your Own Food or Drugs Authenticity

December 30, 2015   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Best Practices, Books, Branding, Camera Drone, Change, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Disruption, Educaiton, Equipment, Festivals, Follow-up, Gesture Control, History, Home, Interaction, iOS, iPad, iPhone, LG, Medical, Mobile, Monetization, Panel, Participation, Politics, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Remix Culture, Reviews, Science, Search, Shopping, Social Change, Social Media, Space, Start-Ups, Technology, TED, Twitter, Uncategorized, Virtual Reality

Have you ever wondered if the non-gmo or organic food that you purchased is truly authentic to its package?  Were you always 100 percent sure that the drugs prescribed to you were truly working towards the purpose that it was designed to heal what ails you? How do you really know that the food or medicine… Read more »

Japanese Researchers Are Creating Holograms You Can Touch

December 29, 2015   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Audio, Broadcast, Camera Drone, Change, Collaboration, Community, Cross-Platform, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Disruption, Equipment, Gesture Control, Gigapixel, Home, Instagram, Installation, Interaction, Live Stream, Monetization, Panorama, Participation, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Remix Culture, Reviews, Science, Search, Social Change, Space, Start-Ups, Technology, Uncategorized, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality, Voice Control

Imagine reaching out and physically shaking someone’s holographic hand when you’re Skyping them for the first time. Or how about giving a hologram version of a friend you’re chatting with a hug while you’re in two different countries? Japanese researchers from the University of Tokyo’s Department of Complexity Science and Engineering (DCSE) are aiming to make… Read more »

WORLD’S FIRST” ARTIFICIALLY INTELLIGENT AD IS A TEST OF AUTOMATED CREATIVITY

December 28, 2015   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Art, Audio, Books, Branding, Broadcast, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Cross-Platform, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Disruption, Equipment, Facebook, Fashion, Filmmaking, Follow-up, Game, Gigapixel, Large Scale Art Installations, Mobile, Monetization, Movie, Music, New Media, Panorama, Participation, Photography, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Remix Culture, Shopping, Short Film, Social Change, Social Media, Social TV, Social Video, Space, Start-Ups, Streaming, Technology, Transportation, Uncategorized, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality, WiFi

M&C Saatchi has developed an outdoor campaign which “evolves” unique ads based on its audience’s reactions, which makes it the world’s first artificial intelligence poster campaign.  The company is experimenting with advertising by algorithm.  The project, now underway, launched with around 1,000 different images and other variable creative components served randomly to passers-by before the self-selection… Read more »

Private Group Media Sharing

December 8, 2015   |   filed under Cellphone, Collaboration, Conversation, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Facebook, Festivals, Instagram, iOS, Mobile, New Media, Participation, Photography, Products, Social Media, Start-Ups

A new app called Givme, offers users a private group album based on time and place. Whenever they can they’ll do it automatically based on GPS info. The app will detect if you’re taking photos with friends, create an album and send you a notification.  No photos are ever shared without your confirmation. Alternately, you can quickly add… Read more »

Maker Studios To Produce Original Web Series

May 7, 2014   |   filed under Comedy, Cross-Platform, Start-Ups, Video, YouTube

Maker Studios, one of the largest single content creators on Youtube, announced at their first Digital Content Newfronts that they will be rolling out eight original web series on the Maker.tv platform backed with big names and new marketing strategies.  There’s the new comedy “Ithmar Has Nothing to Say” produced by Key & Peel, “Shaylife” following Maker… Read more »