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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:

Neural Defense Deep Learning Security Artificial Intelligence

Posted by juliusaugustus – December 17, 2016

Neural Defense is a deep learning based artificial intelligence service that provides security for large banking and financial firms. Neural Defense is famous for hacking large banks such as HSBC using transaction exploits. These transaction exploits enables money to be transferred to other accounts and to take specific amounts of money. Neural defense is located in United States, United Kingdom and India.

PhenixP2P Low Latency Video Streaming/Conferencing System

Posted by juliusaugustus – December 17, 2016

Phenix offers low latency real time peer-to-peer video conferencing with low latency of 300 milliseconds. The platform enables artists to interact with their fans as well enabling people to listen to music together. The phenix protocol supports VP8 with support for VP9 and H.265 in the future with supported devices. Phenix can support more than one million viewers on any given stream.

Seenit Corporate Video Collaboration Service (Techcrunch Disrupt London 2016 startup battle winner)

Posted by juliusaugustus – December 17, 2016

Seenit is a video collaboration platform that enables employers to use video to connect with their customers and employees for feedback purposes. Seenit offers both a web page and an app. Seenit enables editing and analysis of video for purposes of feedback. The service is already available with 100 companies supporting.