Renault has partnered with South African travel tech company Tourism Radio to create in-car virtual audio guides for all their vehicles through their soon to be released R-Link embeded in car system.
Google acquired Wildfire a few months ago. Wildfire is one of the leaders in social media marketing for all the worlds big and small brands. 30 of the world's top-50 brands use wildfire for their social media marketing campaigns. For example when Coca-cola does something on Facebook, there is a good chance that they are using Wildfire's software and solutions.
Paypal launches a new way to pay for things easily and quickly using a check-process on your smartphone or tablet. Go to the restaurant, launch check in on your paypal app, it launches the restaurant's menu, you click on the app to order, the server comes with the food, you leave, you've already paid. This removes 66% of the waiters effort. Go to a cafe, check-in on paypal, they know you want a cappuccino, you get it quickly and leave, no cash, no confirmation, no anything. You park your car, check in on paypal, that's it, you're paying for your car park until you check-out, take the car and leave.
You can watch Paypal CEO, David Marcus's keynote at LeWeb 2012 here:
Augment is a free application for Android, iPad and iPhone to visualize any 3d model in Augmented Reality. Print the marker, select the model you want to see and the augmented reality happens in front of you. You can upload your own 3d model or visualize one of the 3000 already present in the galleries. You can get the app there: http://augmentedev.com
Nokia just launched the cheapest Windows Phone 8 device on the market yet. It's Qualcomm S4 (I guess S4 Play Cortex-A5), 3.8" WVGA, HSPA+, NFC, Bluetooth and a ton of other features.
Interaxon releases the Muse Headset. it monitors your brainwaves and connects to your smartphone using bluetooth. The combination allows for potential brain control of your embedded devices. Are you interested in thought control computing? You can pre-order your brain control accessory on Indiegogo here.
Here's her keynote launching the device at LeWeb 2012:
WordPress powers now 17% of the top 1 million websites, including http://ARMdevices.net, next up the open source free WordPress platform may power more and more types of web apps to use on mobile devices.
Ninja Blocks makes open source hardware and software to the enable the Internet of Things.
Parrot is one of the few successful consumer electronics companies in France and Europe. Here's Parrot's CEO doing a very fun performance talking about Things for the Internet.
This is the coolest Android tablet for gaming, Archos releases it imminently in Europe for 149€, US availability to be confirmed. Here I'm demonstrating some of the latest advanced Android games called Dead Trigger, Rip Tide and a couple other.