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Tech in all Directions

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Tech in all Directions: A report from South by Southwest
Presented to Technology First, April 15 2011

  • Lots of new information. I especially liked the technology that has potential use by educators such as augmented reality. I used to use Second Life
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Tech in all Directions

  1. 1. Tech in all directions: A Report from South by Southwest Patrice Hall, Real Art Design Group @patricehall #TechDirections
  2. 2. SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST <ul><li>SXSW is an interactive/film/music conference in Austin. </li></ul><ul><li>I hope to throw a lot of new names and ideas your way. </li></ul><ul><li>Get these slides @ www.slideshare.net/PatriceHall </li></ul>
  3. 3. STARTUPS TECH IN ALL DIRECTIONS Patrice Hall, Real Art Design Group @patricehall #TechDirections
  4. 4. STARTUPS: GAZEHAWK <ul><li>Instead of expensive equipment, GazeHawk uses webcams for eye tracking (with permission) </li></ul>
  5. 5. STARTUPS: SMARTLING <ul><li>Smartling: translations for websites combining professional, crowdsourced, and machine translations </li></ul>
  6. 6. STARTUPS: FLIXLAB <ul><li>Flixlab makes it easy to edit, enhance, and share iphone video clips with friends </li></ul>
  7. 7. STARTUPS: UDEMY <ul><li>Udemy: Makes it easy to create an online course, including slides, videos, and live chats. </li></ul>
  8. 8. BUSINESS MODELS TECH IN ALL DIRECTIONS Patrice Hall, Real Art Design Group @patricehall #TechDirections
  9. 9. BUSINESS MODELS: SNAPGOODS
  10. 10. BUSINESS MODELS: LOCKERZ
  11. 11. BUSINESS MODELS: PATH
  12. 12. MOBILE PAYMENTS TECH IN ALL DIRECTIONS Patrice Hall, Real Art Design Group @patricehall #TechDirections
  13. 13. MOBILE PAYMENTS <ul><li>Take money and transfer money </li></ul>
  14. 14. MOBILE PAYMENTS <ul><li>Buy stuff, get rewards, and get reciepts on your phone: Starbucks, Foursquare/AMEX, Bling Nation </li></ul>
  15. 15. MOBILE PAYMENTS <ul><li>Mobile + Social: Foursquare/AMEX, Bling Nation </li></ul>
  16. 16. GEOLOCATION TECH IN ALL DIRECTIONS Patrice Hall, Real Art Design Group @patricehall #TechDirections
  17. 17. GROUP TEXTING Mobile + Social: Foursquare/AMEX, Bling Nation
  18. 18. MURPHY USA REWARDS People checked in with Whrrl at MurphyUSA, to get a chance to win a free tank of gas, right then.
  19. 19. AUGMENTED REALITY TECH IN ALL DIRECTIONS Patrice Hall, Real Art Design Group @patricehall #TechDirections
  20. 20. AUGMENTED REALITY Canadian Mountain Parks Companion AR app
  21. 21. AUGMENTED REALITY AVAdventure: Augmented/alternate reality… interactive storytelling
  22. 22. EXPERIENCE TECH IN ALL DIRECTIONS Patrice Hall, Real Art Design Group @patricehall #TechDirections
  23. 23. EXPERIENCE: GOOGLE WILDERNESS DOWNTOWN
  24. 24. EXPERIENCE: SMILE MACHINE Uses facial recognition software to determine if you’re smiling.
  25. 25. EXPERIENCE: CLASH OF THE KINECTOBOTS
  26. 26. EXPERIENCE: RACKSPACE
  27. 27. EXPERIENCE: DEXTER ARG
  28. 28. EXPERIENCE: LEARNING AND GAMES UrgentEvoke.com “ EVOKE is a ten-week crash course in changing the world”
  29. 29. DATA, DATA, EVERYWHERE TECH IN ALL DIRECTIONS Patrice Hall, Real Art Design Group @patricehall #TechDirections
  30. 30. DATA & INFOGRAPHICS
  31. 31. DATA: BUILDING STORIES The way we present facts can increase our connection to events. - Irene Ros
  32. 32. DATA: BUILDING STORIES: Storify, Memolane, Timetoast
  33. 33. DATA: VISUALIZATIONS Google: datavizchallenge.org Visual.ly: database
  34. 34. WHAT’S NEXT? TECH IN ALL DIRECTIONS Patrice Hall, Real Art Design Group @patricehall #TechDirections
  35. 35. WHAT’S NEXT?
  36. 36. IN CLOSING <ul><li>Interact </li></ul><ul><li>Learn </li></ul><ul><li>Share </li></ul>
  37. 37. THANK YOU! Get these slides @ www.slideshare.net/PatriceHall QUESTIONS?

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