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Digital Health Summit features the best of health tech @ CES 2020

April 22, 2020

One of the most interesting aspects of CES is the fact that it is not just a single conference, but really a collection of conferences all within Las Vegas at once. Our floor interviews come from some other events, such as ShowStoppers. One of the larger

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Disney Codeillusion is a magical way to learn to code @ CES 2020

April 22, 2020

There is a growing movement to teach kids and young adults to code. The problem with this movement is that coding in itself is neither worthwhile nor interesting. Without a goal or a purpose that is intriguing to the student, the task is often abandoned w

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Lumen tracks your metabolism to improve your performance @ CES 2020

April 21, 2020

Lumen is a breath analyzer, but with a different purpose from what you may be thinking. Rather than being used to analyze whether or not you are drunk, Lumen is used to determine information about your metabolism. The company claims that with a single bre

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Delta Sound Labs Stream makes big textures from small sounds @ CES 2020

April 21, 2020

Richard Graham, Chief Executive Officer of Delta Sound Labs, was at CES 2020 with the company's latest offering, Stream, a granular sampler audio effects plug-in that helps musicians and audio techs create big textures from very small sound samples.Delta

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Chois Technology Image Pointer frees presenters to move @ CES 2020

April 19, 2020

Joycelin Roh joined us at CES 2020 to share the Image Pointer, the latest image-based wireless presentation device from Chois Technology. Chois Technology is a South Korean company that's focused on developing Radio Frequency (RF) interface devices such a

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zLight prevents you from waking up to check the time @ CES 2020

April 19, 2020

We have all experienced waking up in the middle of the night and not knowing what time it is. While it's not essential to know the time, we all want to. If we only have 15 minutes until we need to be up, it's not necessarily worth the effort to try and fa

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Motwani Jadeja Foundation is creating an Indian presence @ CES 2020

April 19, 2020

One of the most impressive parts of the show floor at CES over the past few years has been Eureka Park. Startups from around the world come together to show off the amazing projects that they are working on. As you walk around the exhibit area, you can se

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Plott Cubit takes the guesswork out of physical design @ CES 2020

April 18, 2020

Augmented reality has a lot of uses in the real world. From videogames like Pokemon GO to a HoloLens-powered piano tutor, adding virtual data to the real world is a great way to enhance an experience or task. One of the more unique implementations of augm

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Jim Harris gives his favorite finds from the show floor @ CES 2020

April 18, 2020

From our perch atop the Sands Expo, we have a great view of the show floor for the show, but we don't get the fidelity of exploring the exhibits. Even being on the floor doesn't give a full, detailed view of everything on display. It is always a pleasure

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Feedme allows you to take control over the news you see @ CES 2020

April 18, 2020

It's no secret that there is a ton of information available, with more added every minute. The problem is that it is very difficult to control what you see. Publications cover a wide range of topics, so subscribing to a single publication can inundate you

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Wi-Charge wants to make wireless power mainstream @ CES 2020

April 16, 2020

Wireless electricity has been a dream since the days of Nikola Tesla, but it's never really come to pass. There's the Qi and Ki standards for wireless power, but that's not quite the same thing. There have been some developments in the past few years, but

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GJS Robot's Ganker is a fighting robot that doesn't die @ CES 2020

April 16, 2020

Robotics competitions are a lot of fun. So much so, that we've dedicated an entire show to them. But, building a competition-ready robot from scratch is not possible for everyone. That's why pre-built machines and kits are available. One of the most impre

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Aquark Technologies is miniaturizing the quantum realm @ CES 2020

April 16, 2020

The next big arena in computing is quantum computing. Some of the most publicized innovations and even some of the best recent science fiction projects have centered around quantum computing. That's because the technology promises a seismic shift in the w

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Canatu is bringing the heat with carbon nanotube technology @ CES 2020

April 15, 2020

When it comes to materials design, carbon nanotubes are a big area of experimentation and design. Think of them as very small pasta and, under the right conditions, can be pulled and molded into nearly any shape. Then can be woven together like thread to

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BeBop Sensors brings natural motion into virtual reality @ CES 2020

April 15, 2020

In the world of virtual reality and augmented reality, one of the most difficult aspects of the technologies has been controls. Most platforms have leaned into the concept of a more traditional videogame controller, or something in the arena of a Wii Remo

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360Rize's Penguin is making VR action video a reality @ CES 2020

April 15, 2020

Over the past few years, we've seen a large increase in virtual reality adoption. But, like any media type, it can only be a success if there is content to support it. Videogames have been the go-to content type for virtual reality, but developing VR game

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Lumicharge is charging up the bedroom & bringing the beats @ CES 2020

April 14, 2020

There are some products that are perfect for evolution through connected technology, and then there are some we usually skip over. One of those products we usually skip over is the humble desk lamp, but fortunately, the team at Lumicharge don't feel the s

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Grabbing pick up game has never been easier than with Javelin Sports

September 29, 2019

So many of us live for sports. We love to watch and cheer on our favorite teams, and we also love to play. Getting out and active is important for so many reasons. It helps to keep us fit, of course, but it also keeps us engaged in social settings with li

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CardCruncher finds you the best credit card for your spending

September 29, 2019

There are so many credit cards available that it is nearly impossible to choose which one is right for you. Which ones will give you a good rate? Which have the best cashback options? Which ones have cashback that matches your spending habits? To help you

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Nicole Holland is all about connecting the right people together

September 29, 2019

One of the most fun aspects of Collision Conference is getting to interact with the other press and influencers in the Media Village. We get to meet people from the big publications who are always interested in our indiscrete studio setup, and we meet inf

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PromSocial reduces the stress of planning your perfect prom date

September 28, 2019

In the past few years, the world surrounding the high school prom has changed significantly. While it was once a school dance and a right of passage (for some), today it has become almost as involved as a wedding. There are dresses to buy and suits to ren

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BinoViz is building technology to expand the reach of human vision

September 28, 2019

Vision is a tricky thing. We usually think of it as a constant, where everyone sees the same thing the same way. However, the reality of vision is that many people see things differently. One of the biggest differences is caused by color blindness, which

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Coinbask makes investing in cryptocurrencies easier and safer

September 28, 2019

It's hard to believe that it's been a decade since the original whitepaper describing Bitcoin was first released. In the last ten years, the technology has grown from a concept to a global household name. However, the adoption of cryptocurrency technology

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Hostaway is making private vacation rentals easier to manage

September 27, 2019

The business of vacation rentals has grown quickly in the last few years. Platforms like Airbnb, Expedia, and more have made it easier for people to bring attention and customers to their private rental properties. However, the process of running the busi

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Global Tutoring Hub aims for mastery through personalized learning

September 27, 2019

Hailing from Barbados, Michael Husbands, CEO of Global Tutoring Hub, was motivated to create his company because of his daughter's learning challenges. When his preliminary searches for some solutions for his hands-on learner didn't net anything helpful,

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Boss Insights is bringing investment data to private companies

September 27, 2019

For almost any company to grow, investment is a key to success. For public companies, investors can easily get the information they need to make an informed decision because their information is, by definition, public. However, for investors to get inform

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EMOTAI is using biofeedback to improve competitive videogaming

September 26, 2019

Over the past few years, the technology behind brain tracking has gotten better. As the tech has improved, the usage has gone from toys and gimmicks to real-world problem-solving. We have seen drones controlled by thoughts and we've seen dream and mood an

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DaDJ App is bringing awareness to smaller musicians and their music

September 26, 2019

If you are a fan of a mainstream musical artist, it is really easy to follow their career. If you want to see them perform live or listen to their sets, it is as simple as opening a streaming app or checking a ticket site. However, if you're a fan of a sm

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Take the headache out of getting a babysitter with lliTTLE bUNNY

September 26, 2019

Of all of the services that we hire out in our lives, there is none more important than childcare. After all, there is nothing more important than the safety and wellbeing of our children. That being said, it can also be a huge hassle to find good babysit

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BagsAway makes travel easier by providing a place to store your bags

September 25, 2019

For many of us, when we travel there is one common problem that pops up: what do we do with our luggage on the first and last day? Before you can check in to your hotel when you arrive or after you check out before you leave, you are stuck either sitting

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GOAT is helping to reduce food waste by offering it to others

September 25, 2019

It is amazing how much food waste happens in the modern world. We are all guilty of it, from our homes or business. Even bigger is restaurants and caterers, who oftentimes end up with meals that they cannot sell at the end of the day. Making it worse, man

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Crowdmark removes the frustration from the grading process in school

September 25, 2019

The grading process for teachers, teachers assistants, and professors can be a big challenge, especially as the student count per educator increases. For the students, receiving those grades is also a challenge, between having to get assignments to the te

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Event Realms is bringing new technology to the event experience

September 24, 2019

If you have attended a big event in the past few years, you know that the level of technology in use has increased dramatically, but the types of technology haven't changed much. For example, stages no longer have printed backdrops, having been replaced b

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Calm Radio can fit into your busy lifestyle and create your calm

September 24, 2019

There is a phrase that goes "Music has charms to soothe a savage beast". There is a lot to be said for those words. Eric Harry, the founder of Calm Radio, knows all too well how tue that phrase is. He is in the business of streaming music. The company was

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Assister is making software assistants easier and safer for all

September 24, 2019

For software developers today, if they want to integrate an assistant into their products, they either have to rely on a third-party service, integrate with a general-purpose solution like Siri or Cortana, or limit themselves to the low value add features

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HealthCasa will bring the doctor to you when and where you need them

September 23, 2019

Not everyone realizes that 25% of the bones in their bodies are found in the feet. Foot care is so incredibly important to your overall health. They carry you for your entire life. That is the reason you need to have regular care for them. However, schedu

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Alavida Health can return control of your life from alcohol dependence

September 23, 2019

Alcohol is one of the first things that every culture creates, and yet it is one of the biggest health and social issues for people around the world. There have always been programs to help people deal with the issue, but it tends to be a one size fits al

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Homewise takes the guesswork and frustration out of getting a mortgage

September 23, 2019

No part of buying a house is pleasant. It requires dealing with real estate agents and loan agents, whose goals are not necessarily the same. It requires understanding the terms of contracts that can be difficult and detailed, often written in such a way

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Healthy Dining is a world-wide app for plant-based restaurants

September 22, 2019

People that live on a plant-based diet have special needs. They require an environment that is restrictive in that they cannot have any cross-contamination of certain foods. Some do not eat any dairy or animal by-products or any foods that animals are inv

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Deep Money is bringing the power of AI to personal investments

September 22, 2019

Stock markets can be a difficult beast for most people to understand. How do you maintain a portfolio be it a small personal portfolio or a full hedge fund, keep it diverse enough to protect itself, as well as profitable? It requires a lot of work, a lot

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BantuFin wants to bring transparency to credit confidence score

September 20, 2019

In the United States, we have had an established credit system for a long time. While the system is good at the thing it was designed to do, the world has gotten more complex. The value of a single, combined number when applying for a new cell phone plan,

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Common Networks is developing a wireless home internet service

September 20, 2019

A Stable internet connection is one of the most important parts of modern life. For most people, if they're at home and the internet connection goes down, they don't know what to do with themselves. We rely on it for work, entertainment and, for some of u

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LISA is a robotic lifeguard designed to save lives in the water

September 20, 2019

While it may not be at the forefront of most of our minds, drowning is a huge problem. Every 60 seconds, someone in the world dies from drowning. Children are particularly at risk because they have less self-awareness, spatial awareness, and life experien

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Allergy Butler: a smart approach to airborne allergies in your home

September 18, 2019

Allergy Butler is a full-service airborne allergy service that brings FDA-approved testing and therapies that can bring you and your family lasting allergy relief, without the need to spend hours at a doctors office. The founder's family suffered from deb

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Blumberg Capital takes the necessary risks to create a better future

September 18, 2019

Collision Conference is a marketplace in and of itself in the startup community with so many fresh ideas that have been cooking in the great minds of passionate entrepreneurs who are just starting. We have been fortunate over the years to get to know so m

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MsBizWiz absolutely has a knack for making networking a lot of fun

September 18, 2019

As I'm sure most of our followers know by now, in between all of the long hours and hard work, our PLuGHiTz Live crew has a lot of fun while we are out and about, filming special events. It truly is wonderful to not only love the work we are doing but to

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Play a fun game and earn crypto coin at the same time with Hedgie

September 06, 2019

At PLuGHiTz Live, we enjoy getting out and covering special events like Collision Conference. When we do these special events, we love being among the first to get a glimpse of new products. This is especially true when it comes to the new mobile apps, an

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Chumaround brings like-minded people together for travel and dining

September 06, 2019

Imagine being able to travel to a particular city without the fear of not knowing anyone or where to go to get the best experience possible. Chumaround is now available to help alleviate that problem. Michael Cruz is the CEO and is very excited to share h

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Marion Surgical has created virtual operating rooms to train surgeons

September 06, 2019

When most people think of virtual reality, they tend to think of the technology in terms of gaming. However, there are many uses for VR that are not based on entertainment, but instead on education. One area of education that is being enhanced by virtual

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NationCrowd brings the power of crowdfunding to political action

September 05, 2019

The problem with creating a position of power is that other people want to influence that power. Our founders knew that which is why our government was structured the way it was. Today, we are way past the safety of that system, which has allowed the gove

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