Category: LeWeb

Mobile Film Festival France, 15000€ in cash prizes

Posted by – December 9, 2012

You can make a 1-minute short film using your smartphone camera, edit it in any editing software you want, submit the shortfilm before the 7th of January at it can be in any language but needs at least French subtitles if it’s not in French, and you can win some of the 15000€ if they pick your shortfilm as one of the best.

Popwings NFC Business Card

Posted by – December 9, 2012

Popwings creates business cards with built-in NFC chips, so you can put it under an NFC enabled phone, and the contact details launch on the device.

Kickstarter alternative talk featuring Apigy’s Lockitron and FundedByMe

Posted by – December 9, 2012

Startups can be launched using Kickstarter alternatives too. Here Apigy talks about their experience doing crowdfunding to launch the without the use of Kickstarter, for some reason Kickstarter had not allowed them onto their site, so they decided to build their own alternative to Kickstarter. And talks about micro-investing in startups, letting anyone buy equity in new startups on the web.

And here’s the Lockitron keynote at LeWeb 2012:

Sphero by Orbotix at LeWeb 2012

Posted by – December 9, 2012

Check out this awesome remote controlled sphero ball. It’s now being sold for $129, but with mass manufacturing, the price can come down.

appsfire app discovery service at LeWeb 2012

Posted by – December 9, 2012

AppsFire is an apps recommendations app, it recommends you apps suited for you based on the apps you like and search for.

Memoto Life-blogging Compact camera launched on Kickstarter

Posted by – December 9, 2012

A tiny, automatic camera and app that gives you a searchable and shareable photographic memory. It takes a picture for 2 days with 2 minute interval, then they plan to release an app that automatically selects relevant pictures that are well lit, in focus.

YouAsked.It, answer random twitter questions at LeWeb 2012

Posted by – December 9, 2012

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Microsoft at LeWeb 2012

Posted by – December 9, 2012

Microsoft is showing off Surface RT, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8, a bunch of devices running these.

Tourism Radio guides talk as you drive

Posted by – December 8, 2012

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 Wildfire social media marketing at LeWeb 2012

Posted by – December 7, 2012

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 Check In and Pay demonstrated at LeWeb 2012

Posted by – December 7, 2012

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 app at LeWeb 2012

Posted by – December 7, 2012

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:

$249 Nokia Lumia 620, 3.8″ WVGA Windows Phone 8

Posted by – December 7, 2012

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 Muse Headset for brainwaves monitoring, Ariel Garten, CEO of Interaxon

Posted by – December 7, 2012

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:

Best LeWeb keynotes: Matt Mullenweg, founder of WordPress and Om Malik

Posted by – December 6, 2012

WordPress powers now 17% of the top 1 million websites, including, next up the open source free WordPress platform may power more and more types of web apps to use on mobile devices.

Best LeWeb keynotes: Marcus Schappi, CEO, Ninja Blocks

Posted by – December 6, 2012

Ninja Blocks makes open source hardware and software to the enable the Internet of Things.

Best LeWeb keynotes: Henri Seydoux, Founder & CEO, Parrot

Posted by – December 6, 2012

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.

Amber Case, Cyborg Anthropologist and Former CEO, Geoloqi

Posted by – December 5, 2012

We are all Cyborgs.

you can also watch her keynote at LeWeb 2012 here:

SmartThings CTO, Jeff Hagins, platform for the Internet of Things

Posted by – December 5, 2012

SmartThings launches on Kickstarter, building a Hub using RF, Zigbee, WiFi, Bluetooth and other wireless technologies to connect all lights, heaters, doors, windows, cubboards, etc in your home to the Internet, you can remote control everything on your smartphone and tablet.

You can watch his keynote at LeWeb 2012 here:

Nokia Lumia 920 on Windows Phone 8 at LeWeb 2012

Posted by – December 5, 2012

Here’s probably the top latest Nokia Windows Phone.