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.tech .website .store .space .site .press .host .online New Domain Names by Radix

Posted by juliusaugustus – February 27, 2017

Radix is a domain name service that offers new domain names other than the old ones ending in .net, .com or other common domain name endings. Radix offers domain names ending in .website, .space, .site, .fun, .press, .host, .tech, .store, .online, and .pw. Radix aims to expand what the Internet naming system has to offer with more descript domain names. Pricing of domain names varies with prices up to $30 dollars a year with pricing varying by domain name extension. There is also a domain name curating system to ensure domain names end up with the right users and to prevent reselling.

Openasapp turns Spreadsheets into Web and Mobile Apps

Posted by juliusaugustus – February 27, 2017

Openasapp is platform for making mobile app development much easier. With Openasapp data from Excel Spreadsheets or Google Docs/Sheets can be turned into mobile or web applications. iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Windows 10 and web are the platforms currently supported. There is a free triel for organizations with less than five people. The Business Pro tier costs €79/month, offering access to up to 25 people, while the Business Enterprise tier costs €1,499/month, offering access to up to 1,000 employees.

Inforce 6410Plus Snapdragon 600 Development Board

Posted by juliusaugustus – February 24, 2017

The Inforce 6410Plus is a Snapdragon 600 based development board. The Inforce 6410Plus features compatibility with a wide array of I/O such as camera connectivity and various sensors such as accelerometer. The Inforce 6410Plus features Arduino connectivity. The Inforce 6410Plus can run either Android or Linux. The Inforce 6410Plus is aimed primarily for robotics applications.

Cashaa, zero fee cash transfers using Cryptocurrency

Posted by Charbax – February 9, 2017

Cashaa based in London suggests a way to enable international cash transfers with no fee, no commission, their business model is that they claim that cryptocurrencies don't have the exact same value at different places in the world, so they can profit on the price difference, but a user can transfer the money fully without commission based on the day's real currency exchange rate. Cashaa is a P2P marketplace powered by the Blockchain to transfer cash anywhere in the world. Cashaa's model is based on connecting individuals who wish to send and receive money anywhere in the world, with cryptocurrency traders/network who accept the physical cash from the sender in one location and give it to the receiver in another location in exchange of selling and buying their cryptocurrency.

RiftCat does PC VR on $1 Cardboard VR

Posted by Charbax – February 8, 2017

RiftCat out of Poland is showing off VRidge which enables users to Play any PC VR game on a $1 Google Cardboard or on any Smartphone based VR headset. It works over Wi-Fi, by USB cable. It works with for example Steam VR, this is a cheap alternative to HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. They encode and decode the video game and VR content from the PC over to the Phone. They can even suggest a DIY infrared tracker, leapmotion, and other to also support head-tracking.

Interested parties can connect with RiftCat here: (please let them know you watched the video)
Maciej Matejczuk
RiftCat Business Development
m.matejczuk@riftcat.com
http://go.riftcat.com/1dollarpcvr

Synote at TechCrunch Disrupt: enhance lecture video accessibility

Posted by Charbax – January 27, 2017

Synote, supported by the Royal Academy of Engineering, unlocks the value of multimedia by creating synchronised online and paper notes and automatic transcripts from lecture recordings. Synote helps universities improve students’ learning experience, satisfy disability legislation and recruit more international students. Synote uses artificial intelligence and models to recognize speech and automatically generate the captions for lectures and any audio file as part of video or not.

360 video: Techcrunch Disrupt London 2016 (part1)

Posted by Charbax – December 23, 2016

For best result, watch this video on you VR Headset, either cheap Google Cardboard with your phone or your all in one VR headset! Filmed at the Techcrunch Disrupt 2016 in London, follow me around from my hat while I Interview startups there.

Filmed using the Shuoying 1080p dual-lens Panoview camera, see my Interviews and my Factory Tour at the Shuoying category here.

Air Wander Flight Combination Engine calculates stopovers

Posted by juliusaugustus – December 18, 2016

http://airwander.com/ is a Flight Aggregation Service that combines multiple flights together to offer the best possible value. Air Wander is based in San Francisco with developers around the world. Combined flights can also offer multi city adventures, lower cost, provide discovery through enabling stop-overs on your next trip. Air Wander can also compare different flights to find the best value. Air Wander also shows the cheapest destinations to fly to and compares prices. Air Wander offer trips that travel around the world to multiple destinations.

inForce Snapdragon 615 System on Module for high-end IoT

Posted by stromium – December 18, 2016

inForce Computing, a Qualcomm partner, is focussed on utilising Snapdragon SoCs to power a multitude of applications – IoT, portable healthcare devices, robotics, and so on. At TechCrunch Disrupt, Keith Fleer, technical marketing manager at inForce, displays a robotics platform using a Snapdragon 615 SoC with peripherals such as a camera and gesture sensor, on a board with PWM output for servo motors. There is also a board using the Snapdragon 805 chipset (with a 2.7GHz quad-core CPU) that could be used to build video conferencing devices.

For more information see https://www.inforcecomputing.com/

MOIA New Ride Sharing Company by Volkswagen

Posted by juliusaugustus – December 18, 2016

MOIA is Volkswagen's attempt at influencing the ride sharing future, an attempt by Volkswagen Group at competing with Uber. MOIA aims to improve transportation in urban areas and will be city specific. MOIA is one piece of Volkswagen's to increase diversification by 2025. MOIA plans to partner and invest in startups to implement new ideas in Ride Sharing. As Volkswagen plans to more and more electric cars and self driving cars, here is going to be one of their initiatives to influence how the future of cars are going to be implemented in society.

You can watch MOIA's unveiling at Techcrunch disrupt here: