DEMO Conference Kicks Off 20th Anniversary with DEMO Fall 2010 in Silicon Valley; Enterprise, Mobile and Cloud Technologies Take the Stage; DEMO Hosts Fireside and Panel Conversations with Thought Leaders
SANTA CLARA, CA – September 14, 2010 – Today, the world-renowned DEMO Conference officially kicked off 48 hours of exciting product launches featuring some of the most important new innovations in the areas of enterprise, mobile and cloud computing technologies. Day Two will host disruptive technologies in the consumer, and social media technology space. DEMO Fall 2010 officially marks the 20th anniversary of the semi-annual event that brings together worldwide press, decision making investors and market-defining visionaries – all of whom attend DEMO to discover the next big killer app.
In addition to the famous six minute demonstrations of cutting edge new technology products, DEMO executive producer and editor-in-chief of VentureBeat, Matt Marshall, sat down with industry luminaries like SAP Co-CEO Bill McDermott for a one-on-one conversation to discuss how companies are consuming enterprise technologies. Other featured speakers included top executives from The Clorox Company, Genworth Financial Wealth Management, Inc. and eHealth, Inc. who discussed strategies for how they seek out and discover best-of-breed emerging technologies for their organizations.
DEMO also featured creator, co-founder and chairman of Twitter Inc., Jack Dorsey, for a discussion around mobile payments, while Microsoft's general manager of developer and platform evangelism, Matt Thompson, discussed the future of cloud computing.
DEMO embraces the full span of the technology product life cycle – from concept to product launch. In addition to the elite demonstrator class, DEMO Fall again showcased its AlphaPitch program, where early stage entrepreneurs and pre-launch mode companies had 90 seconds to share their prototypes to the critical DEMO audience.
This year's DEMO Fall product debuts include everything from a mobile optical scanner to a product that brings cross-agency co-workers together as if they were in the same physical space, to a click-to-call website application, and mobile shopping solution for consumers. Today's introductions included technologies designed for:
* Growing enterprises that need to remain competitive while lowering costs;
* Mobile devices and the anytime-anywhere lifestyle;
* And companies looking to take advantage of the cloud.
Highlights from today's technology introductions include:
Vonata's Connect -a solution that addresses the typical frustration callers experience when trying to reach a business by phone.
eM Client Inc.'s eM Client 2.7 -a Windows-based communication client for managing e-mails, multiple calendars, contacts and tasks.
Federated Networks' FN Connect Secure™ Desktop and Server – seamless, end-to-end networked software security for user's and their data.
Integrate.com, LLC's Integrate Customer Acquisition Platform – a platform that consolidates and simplifies all lead generation activity into one online location and connects advertisers with qualified publishers.
Profitably's Profitably – an application that provides a simple and intuitive view into your QuickBooks data along with tools to drive growth and manage profitability.
PublicStuff, LLC's PublicStuff – an online and mobile system that allows agencies to effectively manage requests by integrating the voice of the masses into a powerful workflow and analytic software.
Zingaya's Zingaya – a click-to-call website application that lets your site visitors call you without the use of a phone.
Rocky Mountain Ventures Company's Capture-ID Mobile Scanner -a mobile optical scanner that digitally captures business or identity information away from your desk.
DoubleDutch's DoubleDutch – a platform that helps any company, brand or community launch their own mobile, geosocial application.
Meeting Sciences, Inc.'s meeting-eXpert -a SaaS application that helps enterprises get more done during, after and across meetings.
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ActionFlow.com's ActionFlow – a website for businesses that provides high-quality, best-practice-based process templates, that once initiated, will send the right tasks to the right people at the right time, by e-mail, SMS or Twitter.
Mediaspectrum, Inc.'s Adrenalin -the industry's first premium content and advertising platform for publishers to create rich, engaging and customized news-reading apps for tablet devices like Apple's iPad.
Apsalar Inc.'s ApScience, ApFeedback, and ApBuzz – a suite of mobile analytics tools that delineate and interpret conversion funnels (ApScience), improve your app and mobile channel (ApFeedback), and get your app discovered (ApBuzz).
Bitbop's (Fox Mobile Group) Bitbop – a new wireless subscription service delivering on demand mobile TV directly to U.S. consumers' smartphones.
CYNCZ LLC's CYNCZ – an automatic self-updating address book solution for individuals and business that allows users to access most current contact data on any device address book, anytime.
ExpertMaker's ExpertMaker AI-Search – a desktop artificial intelligence publishing tool for creating your own smart Web and mobile micro search solutions.
Footfeed's Footfeed – the first dedicated location-based check in aggregation platform and multi check in application.
Foound Pte Ltd's Foound – an iPhone application that allows you to easily organize hangouts with your friends.
Parallels' Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac -a virtualization desktop platform that allows users to run Windows and Mac applications side-by-side.
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IQ Engines' IQ Engines Any-Image Recognition Engine – an engine that identifies and describes any image, powering customers' visual search applications by unlocking information contained in pixels and connecting it to the existing text-based search infrastructure of the Internet.
MobiCart Ltd's MobiCart – a web-based service that allows users to build and manage their very own iPhone, iPad and Android mobile e-commerce shop.
EME International's mParent – a mobile application that will enhance parents' involvement in their child's education by allowing them to view their child's grades, learning progression, activity schedules and be alerted to assignments, exams, absences and more.
Zappli, Inc.'s myShopanion – a mobile social shopping solution that leverages the power of the web and social feedback to give consumers all the shopping information they need anywhere, anytime.
Range Networks, Inc.'s OpenBTS – a true IP mobile application delivery platform that delivers scalable cellular mobile infrastructure.
Particle Code's Particle Platform – an open and extendable cross-platform that automates the porting process, enabling developers to create native applications using powerful programming languages.
Multiplied Media's The Poynt Offer Engine – an offer engine that drives foot traffic into bricks and mortar establishments with coupons and offers directed at consumers who are searching for those businesses' keywords within a determined proximity of the business.
HipLogic, Inc.'s *Spark – a global product, available for Android, Symbian & Windows Mobile Pro that brings an Android-style experience to multimedia phones by creating the ultimate active home screen.
SachManya's YAPPER-Your APP makER v2.0 – online service for publishers of all kinds to create their own mobile optimized, rich and branded apps for mobile devices and tablets.