Adbiddr | Adwords for real-world digital signs
Speaker » Jimmy McGilchrist - CEO, Adbiddr
Website » adbiddr.com
Each year, $2 billion dollars is spent blindly on digital sign advertising in US retail environments like shopping centres and airports. There is no real-time data that enables these ads to target their audiences with relevant content.
Adbiddr uses data from audience measurement technology on digital signs while a webcam tracks and identifies audience demographic information in front of digital signs in real time. Adbiddr offers advertisers audience demographic targeting, real-time bidding, A/B testing, analytics, accountability and gears up for the potential of repeat exposure effects when integrated with localised mobile advertising.
Austreme | PCI-Compliant Anti-Fraud Cloud
Speaker » Terence Chau - Director, Austreme
Website » austreme.com
Austreme's owned and invented Anti-Fraud Cloud is the world first and the only technology that collects and analyses online merchant payment data in real time for illegal merchant payment aggregation detection, usually those involved in selling IP infringement products, gambling, drugs, and child pornography by the bad merchants. The technology is unique and proven in terms of quality, ease-to-adopt and pricing, with live paying customers from one of the top two global card schemes, and payment service providers of the largest acquiring banks in China. Austreme's technology helps the acquirers and payment facilitators to reduce the risk of credit card brand violations, which lead to heavy penalties. The service has been certified to comply PCI-DSS, a common standard founded by American Express, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, and Visa.
Bubble Gum Interactive | Interactive storytelling and games for kids
Speaker » Paul Gray - CMO, Bubble Gum Interactive
Website » bubbleguminteractive.com
Bubble Gum Interactive is a children’s entertainment studio based in Sydney, Australia. Founded by kids entertainment veterans, Bubble Gum is passionate about creating fun experiences that help kids discover every day. Their first brand, Little Space Heroes began as a virtual universe launched in late 2011. This online game provides kids with a safe, social and interactive experience to play with friends online! The game has experienced exponential growth with tens of thousands of kids from over 100 countries blasting off for adventure every day. The story is now expanding with an animated cartoon series and games for mobile devices.
CoolCity | Contactless payments with interactive marketing medium
Speaker » Leon Song - Co-Founder & Director, CoolCity
Website » coolcity.com.au
CoolCity addresses the gap between online voucher based businesses and the offline retail experience. Utilising patent pending infrastructure technology, CoolCity provides merchants with an interactive multichannel marketing medium to increase sales and build a loyal consumer database. CoolCity members use a near field communication (NFC) tag and in-centre kiosks that enables them to access discount vouchers, build reward points and make payments for goods and services.
enableHR | Enabling better HR management in cloud
Speaker » Richard Breden - Managing Director, enableHR
Website » enableHR.com.au
enableHR, a product of FCB Technology, is a fully hosted cloud-based HR, Contractor and Work Health & Safety (WHS) management system for close to 7000 SMEs and enterprise clients. It is designed to meet the challenges of delivering day-to-day HR and WHS in business with an ever changing and complicated legal environment. Backed by lawyers and built by practitioners, enableHR sits at the intersection of advisory consulting and technology, allowing its clients and network of partners to access a best practice framework of advice, guides, tools and records management. enableHR becomes the default HR manager, accessible 24*7, saving time, increasing protection and allowing companies to focus on driving sales and maximising profits.
Full Extent | Do more with maps
Speaker » Stephen Lead - Director GIS, Full Extent
Website » fullextent.com.au
Full Extent takes human-readable text and puts it on a map - automatically. Where you have content, Full Extent brings context.
Newspaper articles can be browsed from a map instead of an index; historical photographs can displayed where they were taken; and World War I diary entries can be discovered by navigating on a map.
Full Extent software uses semantic analysis to identify locations which are mentioned in text or other digital content, and allows the contents to be placed on a map. This means that spatial relationships can be discovered, from previously unstructured information.
Full Extent will help you to do more with maps.
Happy Inspector | Happy Inspector is paperless inspections
Speaker » Jindou Lee - CEO & Founder, Happy Inspector
Website » happyinspector.com
Happy Inspector is replacing pen and paper based inspections with an intuitive smartphone/tablet app. There are over a billion inspections being performed every month throughout a variety of industries; real estate, automotive, aviation, fire safety, insurance, hospitality and the list goes on.
Our customers use our HappyInspector mobile app to cut inspection times, our HappyCloud service to backup/share data and our HappyLytics to make smarter, more informed decisions on their business operations.
Our founding team is a group of smart, passionate, product-focused Aussies whose obsession is to change the world one inspection at a time. We make inspectors... Happy!
Incoming | Delivering HD Mobile Video
Speaker » David McKeague - CEO, Incoming
Website » incoming-media.com
Incoming enables Digital Media businesses to deliver Personalised HD Mobile Video, reaching a new generation of viewer whose smartphones and tablets are their "1st Screen". Mobile video is currently a multi-billion problem estimated to be 70% of a Mobile Carriers traffic in 2016. It's currently not working for users (who hate the 5 sec delay in start and buffering), content providers (who can't make money and are demanding a better experience) and mobile network operators (which cannot meet the demand). Incoming enables a new Mobile Content Network where smartphones and tablets are primary video devices.
iVvy | Global online marketplace for events industry
Speaker » Lauren Hall - Chief Executive, iVvy
Website » ivvy.com
iVvy is the world’s first global online marketplace for the Events Industry, bringing together conference and meeting space, accommodation, travel, suppliers and event organisers to transact and manage operations in a single real-time environment from anywhere in the world, from any PC or mobile device.
JellyMusic | Interactive music education for primary classrooms
Speaker » Andrew Robertson - Director, JellyMusic
Website » jellymusic.org
JellyMusic, our interactive whiteboard and mobile device software application, delivers best of breed music education content and tools to over 15,000 primary school students in Australasia and the United Kingdom.
Jellymusic software is a performance-focussed library of music education material, featuring HD video instruction, interactive games and animated musical notation.
The JellyMusic platform is sold on an annual subscription basis, and is also licensed, re-branded and distributed by other education providers in AU and the UK.
MetaCDN | Enterprise Content Delivery Network for any online business
Speaker » Martin Ryan - CEO, MetaCDN
Website » metacdn.com
MetaCDN is a pioneering 'next generation' content delivery platform offering enterprise-class content acceleration, delivery, video encoding, streaming services and analytics on an unmatched global scale for the very smallest to the very largest business.
Our patent pending technology ensures user requests for content are met by dynamically optimising and blending cloud services from any provider to select the best delivery location for users based on speed, availability and price.
Our mission is to improve our customers business by making online experiences faster and more human for their customers.
Founded in 2011 from research out of the University of Melbourne, MetaCDN is backed by leading Australian venture capital firm Starfish Ventures and the University of Melbourne's commercialisation arm.
MicroEnergyLabs | Making dumb electricity meters smart
Speaker » David Anderson - Co-founder & Chief Technology Officer, MicroEnergyLabs
Website » microenergylabs.com
MicroEnergyLabs provides much needed information about electricity usage to the everyday Australian household. Our aim is to empower consumers through providing an affordable and easy to use solution for monitoring electricity usage on a day to day basis. Through giving everyone the ability to track electricity usage on a daily basis together with helpful advice, MicroEnergyLabs can help you to adjust your electricity consumption habits to save money and the planet.
MobileNation | Cloud based enterprise mobile development platform
Speaker » Tod Pedler - Co-founder, MobileNation
Website » mobilenationhq.com
MobileNation is developing the next generation of enterprise cloud-based HTML5 mobile application development tools. Our product empowers users to leverage existing enterprise infrastructure to rapidly build production-ready, data-driven applications with minimal technical knowledge, which can then be published to the web, AppStore and Google Play. Since launching in March 2011, more than 29,000 mobile projects have been created using MobileNation.
Native Tongue | Fun, fast, effective language learning
Speaker » Matthew Ho - Co-founder and CEO, Native Tongue
Website » nativetongue.com
Native Tongue is a language learning game company, making learning a new language fun, fast and effective. Native Tongue combines arcade game play to create an engaging and interactive learning experience. The languages currently available are Mandarin Chinese, Spanish and English. There are mobile applications available for iOS, Android (Google Play) and Amazon Kindle Fire devices. The learning methodology is language independent, enabling a user from any language background and age to start playing with Native Tongue’s apps. This has led to 50,000 downloads in 100 countries. Native Tongue is also Australia’s first winner of Startup Weekend.
Ninja Blocks | An API for atoms
Speaker » Marcus Schappi - CEO, Ninja Blocks
Website » ninjablocks.com
Ninja Blocks (https://vimeo.com/45902621) makes it ridiculously easy to connect real things to apps, your environment, and web services. Whether it’s your doorbell, electricity meter, or TV, Ninja Blocks lets you connect and control them. Ninja Blocks does for things, what Twilio did for telephony. Ninja Blocks makes it easy to mash the low-tech & high-tech devices you already own, with the web services you already use. Making it as easy to connect your air conditioner to your app, as it is to add a Twitter feed to your stream is a game changer. The MVP hardware Ninja Blocks is offering enables users to access cheap low-tech RF devices and by adding a single Ninja Block to your home network with our basic rules engine, you can turn on a lamp or open your garage door with your phone; SMS yourself when your existing doorbell is pressed; create an accurate internet-controlled thermostat from a cheap heater.
OneSaas Integrations | Seamlessly integrating and synchronising business data
Speaker » Jeff Perlman - CEO, OneSaas Integrations
Website » onesaas.com
The OneSaas Cloud Integration Platform enables the connection and integration of disparate data systems, both web/cloud applications and local applications, by users without significant technical skills.
Customers can easily connect multiple systems together with speed and accuracy. This allows them to eliminate manual data entry and repetitive import/export processes, improving the accuracy of data in their organisation. It also allows the creation of automatic business process workflows for operations that are repetitive and can be error prone when done by people.
Parotel | Machine 2 Machine cloud-based software platform
Speaker » Nathan Parrott - Director, Parotel
Website » parotel.com
Parotel provides advanced cloud-based software infrastructure and products for companies seeking to take advantage of the explosive growth in the "Internet Of Things" (IoT) sector. Parotel takes the cost and complexity out of connecting real world products. Parotel offers a market of ready-made applications so companies can monetise their hardware products immediately. We provide SIM card management facilities and handle telco relationships so customers don't have to; and Parotel make it easy to integrate data from connected products to other business systems.
Rome2rio | Multi-modal travel search engine
Speaker » Rod Cuthbert - CEO, Rome2rio
Website » rome2rio.com
Rome2rio is organising the world's transport information. The company offers a multi-modal, door-to-door travel search engine that returns itineraries that may include air, train, coach, ferry, mass transit and automobile options to and from any location. Users of Rome2rio don't need to search multiple websites to research and compare their travel options. Rome2rio provides answers to questions like "I'm going to Martha's Vineyard: how do I get there from London?"; and "I'm visiting six cities and towns across Europe: show me the best itinerary including air, rail and driving options".
ScriptRock | Automated system configuration testing
Speaker » Mike Baukes - Co-CEO, ScriptRock
Website » scriptrock.com
ScriptRock offers companies a simple, secure platform for storing system configuration information. It allows customers to convert this configuration information into executable tests against their running systems. Armed with these tests, customers avoid failures due to change, greatly reduce troubleshooting times, ensure system compliance and prevent configuration drift.
Smart Sparrow | Making online learning intelligent and adaptive
Speaker » Dr Dror Ben-Naim - Founder & CEO, Smart Sparrow
Website » smartsparrow.com
Smart Sparrow revolutionises education with its adaptive eLearning Platform - empowering teachers to create powerful learning experiences which intelligently adapt to students.
Following five years of research in Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Educational Data Mining and Cognitive Psychology, Smart Sparrow has spun out of the lab and is now used by tens of thousands of students in major international universities each year.
The company has a strong traction in the Australian Higher Education market with recent beachheads into the US market. Smart Sparrow has recently secured two national projects totally more than $4.2m to revolutionise biomedical education in Australia.
StreetHawk | Targeted location-based marketing for retailers
Speaker » Natasha Rawlings - CEO, StreetHawk
Website » streethawk.com.au
StreetHawk is a total self-serve location-based marketing solution for retailers, allowing them to drive business where it counts most – in-store.
StreetHawk drives footfall by sending personalised, targeted messaging to shoppers when they are around stores. From shopper selection, to campaign ‘set-and-forget’, set-up and real-time campaign performance, StreetHawk has it covered.
Our proprietary cloud-based 'RRR Matching Engine' is world-first technology that enables real-time matching and delivers the best message to the RIGHT Person at the right place at the right time. StreetHawk redefines how retailers communicate to shoppers and the US Location Based Marketing Association recognised StreetHawk as global leaders in the space.
Tapit | Easiest way to get content to mobile
Speaker » Jamie Conyngham - CEO, Tapit
Website » tapit.com.au
Tapit is a global Near Field Communications company who exist to simplify the way people access information on their phones.
Tapit collaborates with companies across a broad range of sectors including governments, retailers, telecommunications and media owners helping them turn their static physical objects and environments such as product packaging, museums, billboards and retail stores into an eco-system of interactive Tapit powered gateways that effortlessly connect people to rich digital information all via a simple "tap" of their phone.
Founded in March 2011, Tapit is widely referred to as a global leader in using Near Field Communications to create magical, effortless and fun ways for people the world over to access digital information via their phone.
Tapit is headquartered in Sydney, Australia with overseas offices in U.K, Singapore, Vietnam, and Dubai.
Zeptonics | Zeptonics designs lowest-latency network devices
Speaker » Dr David Snowdon - Principal -Hardware, Zeptonics
Website » zeptonics.com
Zeptonics creates the world’s fastest and most innovative devices for latency sensitive networks. Our most exciting product is the ZeptoLink, a 50-port layer 1 circuit switch that can electronically create a circuit between any of its ports, forwarding data in approximately five nanoseconds – five one-billionths of a second – about the same time it takes light to travel through 1m (3ft) of optic fibre.
The ZeptoLink is perfect for use as a new kind of top-of-rack device, enabling remote, instant re-configuration of connections in any data centre. Other devices on the Zeptonics roadmap include a network interface card and a latency-optimised firewall.