Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq "MSFT") is the worldwide leader in software, services, and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.
PayPal is rapidly innovating to make it easier, faster and more secure to shop and pay on any connected device - whether it's a mobile phone, smart watch or TV. Using open source foundations in our technology stacks, PayPal is constructing new breeds of identity systems, API standards, and payment platforms to support the next generation of disruptive technology
Autodesk is a leading software provider changing the way the world is designed and made. With Autodesk® Fusion 360™ industrial and mechanical design unites with collaboration in a simple 3D design tool giving people the ability to unlock their creativity and design great products. To learn more about Fusion 360, visit http://fusion360.autodesk.com/about
GE works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works.
IBM's Emerging Technologies organization focuses on innovative and collaborative technologies that we hope will garner broad industry adoption in 12-24 months. Our technology initiatives are refined based on the marketplace and natural software evolution. Our present focus areas are: Cloud Computing, Analytics, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Mobile Identity, next-generation analytics, web technologies and standards. As technologies are developed, we iterate on the design and implementation with the help of customers.
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 289,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world's most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$28.6 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2013. Its home page is www.accenture.com.
A global leader in mobile communications, BlackBerry® revolutionized the mobile industry when it was introduced in 1999. Today, BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of our millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences. Founded in 1984 and based in Waterloo, Ontario, BlackBerry operates offices in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. The Company trades under the ticker symbols "BB" on the Toronto Stock Exchange and "BBRY" on the NASDAQ. For more information, visit www.blackberry.com.
Mashery, an Intel Services Division makes the connections that share information and intelligence across people and devices through complete API Management solutions and services platforms. When the power to connect is everywhere, the possibilities are endless: To get new products and services to market faster, create better customer experiences, and to make sure there's an app for that. We see a world in which, quite literally, Everything Connects, securely and with the relevant data for amazing experiences.
Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) is a world leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technologies. Qualcomm Incorporated includes Qualcomm's licensing business, QTL, and the vast majority of its patent portfolio. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, operates, along with its subsidiaries, substantially all of Qualcomm's engineering, research and development functions, and substantially all of its products and services businesses, including its semiconductor business, QCT. For more than 25 years, Qualcomm ideas and inventions have driven the evolution of digital communications, linking people everywhere more closely to information, entertainment and each other. For more information, visit Qualcomm's website, OnQ blog (http://www.qualcomm.com/media/blog), Twitter and Facebook pages.
Samsung Open Innovation Center
The Open Innovation Center (OIC) is a recently launched Samsung Electronics organization based in Silicon Valley, CA and New York, NY. OIC's mission is to accelerate innovation and deliver exceptional consumer experiences through working with startups, focusing in four primary areas: -Strategic partnerships with leading media and tech companies -Collaboration with entrepreneurs, startups and developers to foster development for Samsung cross-device ecosystem -Investments in and acquisitions of early stage technology startups -Incubation and prototyping of software services for Samsung devices
Apigee provides the leading technology platform for digital acceleration. Through APIs and big data, Apigee delivers the speed, scale and agility any business needs to compete in today's digital world. Apigee customers include global enterprises such as Walgreens, eBay, Shell, Live Nation, Kaiser Permanente and Sears. The company's headquarters are in San Jose, California. To learn more, go to apigee.com.
Connect HQ, is taking the massive data output from IoT devices and putting it to action. We solve the top problems for companies in the IoT space - data analysis, systems integration, and value chain collaboration. Our SaaS platform is currently being used by top companies in the industry.
Digital Garage is an innovative Japanese tech company that has led the Internet revolution for nearly 20 years by introducing the ISP, search engine, and services like Twitter to the Japanese market. Its founders, Kaoru Hayashi and Joi Ito, are global leaders in the tech, art, and culture scene.
Electric Imp offers an innovative and powerful service platform that makes it simple to connect devices to the Internet. Our unique WiFi-enabled solution dramatically decreases cost and time to market and is reliable and secure, empowering manufacturers and developers to manage and quickly scale their connected products to millions of users.
Highway1 (http://highway1.io) is hardware startup incubator in SF. During our four month program, our companies will work with experienced engineers to get their prototype ready for launch, learn about manufacturing, distribution, business management and strategy, and travel to Shenzhen, China to get an inside view into the supply chain infrastructure. Highway1 provides office & shop space for mechanical & electrical prototyping, mentorship and guidance from across the tech sector, and seed funding of $20,000 in return for 3-6% equity. We're looking for small teams that want to build hardware companies for the long term.
Playtabase develops product that people both need and want. Their flagship product, Reemo, is the wrist-worn mouse for the physical world. Its proprietary technology allows users to point at a given appliance, such as a TV or a lamp, and begin controlling it with variety of easy-to-remember gestures. By empowering those who need it most such as the elderly and those with limited mobility, the product is life changing. For those that are seeking an augmented interface for their conventional electronics and home automation systems, Reemo delivers a seamless point-and-gesture interface.
Cellular networks should be simple and open for innovation. Range Networks and its OpenBTS software project bring an Internet vision to the world of cellular infrastructure, delivering low-cost networks based on an elegant software solution which makes any handset or modem look like a SIP endpoint to an IP-based core. Product developers & makers and network operators now have complete access to the GSM protocol stack as software running on Linux in Range base stations, making possible new services and flexible deployment strategies. Range Networks - modern Internet infrastructure for the Internet of Things!
Seeed is a hardware innovation platform for makers to grow inspirations into differentiating products. By working closely with technology providers of all scale, Seeed provides accessible technologies with quality, speed and supply chain knowledge. When prototypes are ready to iterate, Seeed helps productize 1 to 1,000 pcs using in-house engineering, supply chain management and agile manufacture forces. Seeed also team up with incubators, China tech ecosystem, investors and distribution channels to portal Maker startups beyond.
ShopLocket is a platform for hardware entrepreneurs looking to bring innovative products to life and into the hands of visionary consumers. From a set of online resources to help build a hardware startup to an ecommerce platform to launch and and take preorders on new products, ShopLocket is committed to supporting makers at every stage of their journeys.
Create, Make, Code the Internet of Everything. Temboo's unique programming platform provides normalized access to 100+ APIs, databases, and code utilities to give hardware and software developers all the power of the web without the learning curve. Our Choreo Library contains 2000+ cloud-based, task-specific code components that can be tested live in your browser and put to work in your projects with our SDKs for multiple programming languages. We're reimagining programming for the connected world.
Treasure Data is the first managed service in the cloud for big data analytics. By simplifying data acquisition, storage and analysis, businesses get value from big data in days, not months. Economically process enormous data volumes in real-time with no infrastructure to manage. 100+ customers include Toyota and NTT Docomo.
WSO2 provides the only completely integrated enterprise application platform for enabling a business to build and connect APIs, applications, Web services, iPaaS, PaaS, software as a service and legacy connections without having to write code; using big data and mobile; and fostering reuse through a social enterprise store. Only with WSO2 can enterprises use a family of governed secure solutions built on the same code base to extend their ecosystems across the cloud and on mobile devices. Hundreds of leading enterprises rely on WSO2's award-winning, 100% open source platform for mission-critical applications. To learn more, visit http://wso2.com
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3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing
3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing is a peer-reviewed journal that provides a forum for world-class research in additive manufacturing and related technologies. The Journal explores emerging challenges and opportunities ranging from new developments of processes and materials, to new simulation and design tools, and informative applications and case studies.
AngelHack beginning operation since December 2011. Its first hackathon, held at Adobe in San Francisco, was so well received that the company expanded quickly to Boston. By this date, AngelHack expanded to over 30 cities and has grown to include an international team that that produces the best hack events in the world. AngelHack is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
Blacks in Technology
BIT is a tech focused community and media organization focused on increasing diversity in technology. BIT's mission is to increase visibility, participation, perception of African Americans in technology through community focused activities, events and media. BIT is "Stomping the Divide" by establishing a blueprint of world class technical excellence and innovation by providing resources, guidance and issuing a challenge to our members to surpass the high mark and establish new standards of global innovation
Chip Design Magazine
Chip Design covers all of the technical challenges and implementation options engineers face in the development and manufacture of today's complex integrated circuits. Chip Design is the only media network dedicated to the advanced IC Design market. Visit http://www.chipdesignmag.com to stay informed about the latest developments in chip modeling, architecture, design, test and manufacture, from EDA tools to digital and analog hardware issues. The Systems Design Engineering and Semiconductor Manufacturing and Design Portals offer focused editorial content you won't want to miss.
CTOvision.com is the resource for enterprise technologists. We feature news, commentary, analysis and social media connections in domains of Big Data, Gov2.0, Cloud Computing, Cyber Security, Business Intelligence, Robotics and other areas of enterprise IT. We are the creators of the popular Twitter list curation tool TwitChimp.com
EVRYTHNG is a Web of Things software company, making products smart by connecting them to the Web. The EVRYTHNG Engine allows companies to make product operations smarter with real-time tracking analytics, and customers to connect to the things they own in a smarter way.
The most progressive business media brand in the world, Fast Company inspires a new breed of innovative and creative thought leaders who are actively inventing the future of business. Informative as it is entertaining, Fast Company motivates fans to think beyond traditional boundaries, lead proactively, and most importantly, embrace change.
Founded in 2002, Gizmag is a global online magazine focused on emerging technology across the entire spectrum of human endeavor. From the latest in consumer electronics and design to innovations in transport, robotics, clean-energy and space exploration, we aim to provide insights into the way in which these advances will shape our lives and the world in which we live.
Manufacturing Business Technology
Manufacturing Business Technology provides the latest coverage of manufacturing hardware, software, automation, process control, wireless technology and more via our daily e-newsletter and website. Original and timely content provides key technological, financial and production data and trends. Check us out at http://www.mbtmag.com, and subscribe to our daily e-newsletter at http://oreil.ly/1iW6vvB
Manufacturing Transformation is a community forum to discuss various facets of of global manufacturing transformation. Supply chain complexity, technological advances, the pursuit of lower costs and ever increasing customer expectations has created a manufacturing revolution, comprising both opportunities and threats. Manufacturing Transformation is a place on the web where the Dassault Systèmes' team of world-class manufacturing and supply chain operations experts and others share perspectives, announcements, experiences and best practices.
Nightlife at the California Academy of Sciences
Every Thursday night a new adventure unfolds. Set out with friends on a journey to the stars and to the depths of the sea with a cocktail in your hand and wonder in your eyes—only at NightLife at the California Academy of Sciences. 21+, ID required for entry 6-10 pm, every Thursday night | $12 per person ($10 for Academy members) | For tickets and weekly details, visit calacademy.org/nightlife | #CASNightLife
Postscapes connects a vibrant network of early adopters and industry leaders in the Internet of Things landscape through news, insider interviews, education and trend tracking.
Silicon Valley Robotics
Silicon Valley Robotics is a non-profit industry group supporting innovation and commercialization of robotics technologies. Launched in 2010, Silicon Valley Robotics has a rapidly growing membership across all areas of robotics. We host special interest groups, network events, investor forums and the very popular annual Robot Block Party.
Soft Robotics (SoRo) is an innovative peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the science and engineering of soft materials in mobile machines. The Journal breaks new ground as the first to answer the urgent need for research on robotic technology that can safely interact with living systems and function in complex natural or human-built environments.
Ubergizmo is one of the top consumer tech news websites. A Webby Award Honoree, and a Top100 PC Magazine and Technorati site, Ubergizmo provides the latest news on the hottest electronic devices and emerging technologies, including smart fashion, connected objects, innovative prototypes, futuristic vehicles and top-notch robots.
WoT is a tech playground: it's open to all, we try stuff, we learn, and we give back to the developer community. The great ideas we discover in WoT are adopted by EVRYTHNG to make its products better.
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