Two apps — GoodSAM and PulsePoint — are enabling those with life-saving skills to receive alerts when an emergency happens close by.
New app gives customers rewards for tracking empty shelves, delivering the data to stores to help them avoid stock deficits.
Looking to engage young people with politics, Ask Amy is an app that uses artificial intelligence to provide kids with answers to their questions about the subject.
Rise wants to help users reach their dieting goals by connecting them with a remote personal coach, who checks up on them daily.
Partpic lets consumers or businesses simply snap a photo of the broken part they need and lets them know where they can order a new one.
The UAE’s Hands Can Talk project has developed software using Microsoft Kinect technology that detects hand gestures and converts it into audible words for a non-deaf audience.
Mbientlab makes it simple to connect almost any product to a Smartphone through an innovative and powerful API and Bluetooth Low Energy technology.
The Otosense app translates sounds into visualizations, vibrations, flashes, and other cues for the deaf to see or feel. It can even be used with the Phillips Hue smart light.
UTZ certified’s Coffee Wastewater project turns toxic wastewater into energy, tackling climate change and protecting water resources in the process.
LikeThat Decor is a visual search app that will present consumers with items similar to those featured in photos they upload
Imagistory is encouraging children to verbalize and narrate their own imagination as they flip through wordless illustrated stories.
Transfercar is an online vehicle relocation service that reduces costs for rental companies while offering a free way for consumers to travel.
Tailor uses natural language processing to help business automatically generate stylish and personalized branding that fits their company.
The DAQRI Smart Helmet provides industrial workers with hardhat protection while also using an augmented reality to help them navigate sites.
Alfred is a service that crowdsources local helpers to act as a butler service for laundry, shopping and cleaning tasks.
Though penalties may not yet be a reality, now is the time to plan ahead and make benefits decisions for 2015
FingerReader provides visually impaired readers with a wearable ring that can scan written text and read it out loud.
PromptSmart is an app that mimics the standard autocue, using voice recognition to track users’ place in the text.
Safe Mate is a wristband for swimmers and surfers that stores medical and emergency data in case they need assistance.
Marlow Goods has launched a pop-up store at the Wythe Hotel in Brooklyn, which turns meat byproducts from the venue’s restaurant into leather clothes and bags for guests.
Gilmo is a device that allows web users to quickly pull up the password for any account without storing the details online.
Nomanini has created a rugged point-of-sale register that can facilitate cash payments for electricity, airtime and insurance.