SAN FRANCISCO, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Live from the Expo Hall, Macworld/iWorld 2014 attendees and a panel of all-star judges have named the co-winners of the inaugural Macworld/iWorld and SF New Tech 6 About to Break competition. Out of more than 100 entrants, Avegant Glyph and Petcube emerged tied as the overall winners based on their innovative design and technology. 6 About to Break was created to spotlight the most innovative apps, accessories, software, hardware and utilities uniquely positioned to breakout as leaders in the Apple marketplace.Continue Reading
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What a great experience to do an SF New Tech pitch event at MacWorld 2014. We thank some of our regulars who came by to check it out. Enjoy the pictures.
We are pleased to announce the 6 Finalists for the First Ever ’6 About to Break’ Competition
Macworld/iWorld 2014 and SF New Tech have partnered to produce the first-ever competition spotlighting the most innovative apps, accessories, software and utilities uniquely positioned to breakout in the Apple marketplace. The six final products span mobile, wearables, home automation, 3D and social media, and include:
AppPresser: A plugin framework with a set of tools that gives you the ability to create a native iOS and/or Android app using WordPress. AppPresser brings the power of building native apps with WordPress available to everyone. http://apppresser.com/
Everypost: An easy and convenient mobile social media app where anyone can manage and publish content to Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Linkedin, tumblr, and many other social networks all at once, from one place: http://www.everypost.com
Glyph: A wearable mobile personal theater device that allows users to experience all media with vivid life-like clarity and exceptional sound. Glyph combines a unique flip-down form factor, super sharp imagery and premium noise-canceling audio that revolutionize personal display technology. http://avegant.com
MotionPortrait: An app that enables users to transform a facial photo into a realistic 3D avatar that can talk and mimic words. The avatar moves and reacts with touch controls and can be customized and shared. http://www.motionportrait.com
Petcube: A home gadget that enables users to watch, talk and play laser games with their pet through a mobile phone app. Petcube comes in a sleek box that includes a laser pointer, wide angle camera lens, speakers and Wi-Fi. http://petcube.com
ReKognition: A cloud-based open API platform which helps developers incorporate state-of-the-art computer vision capabilities of facial recognition, object recognition and scene understanding into their apps or software. http://rekognition.com/
Join us LIVE on March 27 from 4:30-5:30pm on Macworld/iWorld’s Second Stage as the ‘6 About to Break’ finalists battle it out in front of thousands of conference attendees and hundreds of media. Each finalist will do a 5-minute demo and a 5-minute audience Q&A. An all-star panel of judges from Cult of Mac, Quake Labs, Macworld/iWorld, SF New Tech and more, will help determine the final winner.
Register for your discounted tickets @ http://www.macworldiworld.com with the code SFNT