We are joined by CEO Steve Ward of Vievu joins us for the TPN CES live broadcast. Vievu is a company that makes wearable technology cameras for law enforcement. Since 2007, Vievu is in over 3,000 police agencies in 16 markets. They are now expanding into other professions that need to record video.
The Vievu is rugged and waterproof. The housing is aluminum, so its durable and lightweight. The VieVu also sends recordings to your smartphone for upload. The mini-USB port also allows you to move files to computer. The battery is around 2.5 hours on the VieVu2.
Scott Lofgren of the uPnP forum joined us at TPN CES live broadcast. Of course, the Universal Plug and Play forum is meant for those networking devices together.
Today, any sensor can utilize uPnp. Whether computer, TV, auto, or wearable technology, uPnp is in a position to help make these items talk with each other through your mobile device.
“I think it’s a very unique time for uPnP where we can grow and ease the pain for others that are trying to come up with their own solutions,” stated Lofgren.
A study a couple years ago stated we are connecting 2 devices to the internet. With wearable technology and home automation, uPnP is looking to create a standard platform so all devices connect with each other.
Mick Darling of Tomorrowish joined us for the TPN CES live broadcast. Tomorrowish is a social media DVR in context of the time it was posted. You can watch a show, then see what people tweeted at the time of the video they sent it.
The embedded social network is curated by tomorrowish. They could see how the tweet matches with the content for spamming, or to see if a celebrity is watching and tweeting.
This can turn a video into a commentary. Although it doesn’t translate, the system works in 56 different languages. Tomorrowish works with TV stations like TruTV and Fox to give a layered screen experience. They also are partnered with Hulu.
We talked with Tom Powers of Siemens at the TPN CES live broadcast. Siemens has come out with the Minitech app that will work with tablet or smartphone so they can focus what they are listening to.
What looks like regular hearing aids, these devices are bluetooth connected so you can use your phone (as a hands free device), a lavaliere microphone with attenuation to adjust sound, or sound from their TV or another device.
If you need to talk with someone while your music is playing, simply press a button on the aid and talk with those who approach.
Michael Wehrs from Scanbuy stopped by the TPN CES live broadcast. Scanbuy is a mobile engagement company. They use QR codes, NFC, object recognition and more. They want to figure out what the product is they are scanning and what they are really looking for.
It’s all about getting your target audience. To do that, you have to make sense in what you are collecting.
Scanbuy works with multiple companies to identify what people are shopping for and engagement with that item.
A great use is if someone scans something and their phone’s primary language is Spanish, the information will come back in their language.
Annie Blanco from Roocase joined us with a Roo Girl to the TPN CES live broadcast. Roocase makes cases for tablets and smartphones. With a rotating clip, you can turn your iPad to match the landscape or portrait style. Unclip the iPad and you get a strap handle in the back so you can hold your iPad with ease.
Roocase also showed off the folio case with zipper. The Executive portfolio case allows you to hold more than just an iPad. Business cards, pens and more can be put in the folio.
Marco Peluso of Quardio joins us on the TPN CES live stream. Quardio introduced QuardioArm and QuardioCore products to capture more information about your heart. The QuardioArm is a blood pressure monitor while the core is a piece you set on your chest. It acts similar to a ECG monitor.
Using secure cloud storage, your health data is stored and can be seen by you, friends, family, or a health care professional.
Quardio is HIPPA compliant. The core has a rechargeable battery you plug in for a few hours a day.
QuardioCore will be available in June for $449. The QuardioArm is $99 and available for pre-sale
You might have a great digital camera on your phone, but does it make a wallet-sized photograph? CEO Scott W. Hardy joins us for the TPN CES live broadcast to talk about socialmatic. The Android-based camera allows you to take a picture and share via Wifi also contains a zinc 2×3 printer so you can print a picture.
Polaroid also debuted the action sports cameras including the C-Cube and the XS1000i. These are action cameras and control via iOS or Android mobile devices. With Wifi point-to-point, you can adjust the camera with confidence. Get the Polaroid XS100 Extreme Edition HD.
Chris Adams from Brinno joined us on the TPN CES live broadcast. Brinno is an HDR time-lapse camera that can record at multiple fps rates. If you want to watch a sunrise or sunset, conference time-lapse, Skate park, or whatever you decide, the Brinno can record it.
Brinno works on an SD card and 2 double-A batteries. The battery life is really good for the device – lasting a full day (depending on the frame rate). You can also attach different lenses to the camera to get the right shot.
TLC-200 is only one of a few products including peep hole viewer, motion activated security camera, and more.
Michael Garcen of Pelican joins us on the TPN CES live broadcast. Pelican has announced at CES they are getting into the mobility with iPad Air and mini cases.
Pelican has a fully enclosed iPad case. The case comes with a built-in screen protector (not a separate item). This will protect from 6 foot falls, using military drop test procedures.
With iPads becoming a part of police, fire, medical, industrial, and other professions with hard-use, a good protective case will keep the devices safe. These cases also bring water and dust-resistant, shock resistant protection to your mobile device.