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.
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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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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 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 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 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.
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 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.
Tech City UK is a government support organization focused on accelerating the growth of digital businesses across the UK and London. Tech City focuses on digital skills, smart capital investment, infrastructure, international development and leadership to helpo grow digital businesses in the UK. Tech City publishes Tech Nation 2016 a report on the state of digital business in the UK.
Voxiebox renders animated or static images as 3D holograms in this box. Read more at http://www.voxiebox.com
Based in Moscow, Russia, GeoCV is a software platform aiming to bring VR-calibre 3D modelling to the mass market. The highlight is the hardware-agnostic platform, implemented currently on a Project Tango device that is used to show a real estate company’s website with a home being displayed. GeoCV is looking beyond, to implement their platform on next-generation phones so that shooting in 3D is the same as shooting with a 2D camera (without special hardware.)
For more information see: http://www.geocv.com
uBirds displays their vision of the smartwatch, successfully funded on Kickstarter, they conceal the electronics inside the watch strap itself, allowing the user to use whatever watch they prefer as long as they buy the uBirds Smart strap. Based in Warsaw, Poland, uBirds’ concept belt is displayed to be very flexible without breaking, with thickness claimed to go down in the production version. Using an STM32L1 series ARM Cortex-M3 MCU, the uBirds strap also features NFC and input based on taps to the strap to control phone behavior. You can wirelessly charge it, it has a 3 day battery life.
PillBox aims to remind users to take their pills and to alert users families and friends to remind them also. Featuring slots for a day of the week or specific types of tablets or for night and day, this nifty-looking piece of hardware is also very power efficient: it uses a standard CR2032 battery and then lasts for a year and four months on regular usage. They display the mechanism for the slots, controlled by magnets. The PillBox connects to smartphones via Bluetooth 4.0 and has its own app, that can even alert family members if another forgets to take a pill or opens the slot for the wrong time/day/pill category.
Straight out of Tel Aviv, Israel, Fringefy is a startup backed by two professors and a venture company that aims to make devices capable of recognising any storefront in a city using a phone’s camera. Implementing machine learning and image recognition, the demo app showcases the simplicity of the entire design – one just points the camera to a place and it is recognised irrespective of people moving around it, traffic, and time of day. Fringefy is mature enough to be immediately implemented.
For professional VR TV Show or Movie recordings, EYE VR camera incorporates 42 cameras and 24 microphones in a 3-axis design, that can capture of 3D 360 video, in all 3 axes of head movement.
You can read more at http://360designs.io/