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Well, I’m getting ready to head on over to Palm Spring to attend the DEMO Conference.

Now in its 17th year, the DEMO conferences are known for launching important new technologies into the national consciousness. DEMO 07, taking place January 30 – February 1 in Palm Desert, CA, will introduce 68 carefully vetted products and
services to an audience of investors, business development executives, media, pundits, and fellow entrepreneurs.

DEMO features a mix of both consumer-oriented and enterprise computing innovations, mirroring industry efforts in the marketplace. Some of the technologies that will be introduced at DEMO 07 are:

— The first video email and messaging service …
— A GPS product that allows users to control their vehicles wirelessly …
— Video ringtones …
— Small business solutions for email, collaboration, shipping & receiving, marketing, and CRM …
— A product that allows you to IM photos directly onto your friends’ desktops …
— The ultimate mobile printer …
— A platform to improve developer productivity and product management …
— Software that tracks plagiarized blog content …
— Online identity protection tools …
— A community collaboration site focused on home improvement, remodeling and design projects …
— A service that secures messages within images so that only the intended recipients can view the text …
— A collaboration site for musicians …
— Sophisticated data search technologies for businesses …
— Media publishing services for consumers and corporations …
— Products from Spain, France, Israel, and India …

DEMO 07 Demonstrators

6th Sense Analytics, Inc. – Morrisville, NC
Adobe Systems, Inc. – San Jose, CA
Aggregate KnowledgeSan Mateo, CA
Alcatel-Lucent VenturesMurray Hill, NJ
Attendio, Inc. – San Francisco, CA
Bling Software, Inc.Pleasanton, CA
blinkx, Inc. – San Francisco, CA
BooRah, Inc. – Palo Alto, CA
Boston-Power, Inc. – Westborough, MA
Brevient Technologies, Inc. – Milwaukee, WI
BUZ InteractivePalo Alto, CA
Ceelox, Inc. – Tampa, FL
ircleUp, Inc. – Newport Beach, CA
ClipSyndicate, a service of Critical MentionNew York, NY
DARTdevices Corp. – Mountain View, CA
DesignIn, Inc. – Marblehead, MA – URL unavailable
Devicescape Software, Inc. – San Bruno, CA
eJamming, Inc. – Valley Village, CA
Eyejot, Inc. – Seattle, WA
GoWare, Inc. – Gilbert, AZ
Helium, Inc. – Andover, MA
Inilex, Inc. – Chandler, AZ
ink2 CorporationEmeryville, CA
Integrien Corp. – Irvine, CA
iqzone, inc. – Scottsdale, AZ
Iwerx, LLC. – Mt.Dora, FL, Inc. – Palo Alto, CA
Kauffman Innovation Network, Inc. – Kansas City, MO – Gilbert, AZ – New York, NY
Me.dium, Inc. – Boulder, CO
Mission ResearchLancaster, PA
Mixpo Portfolio Broadcasting, Inc. – Seattle, WA
Mobio NetworksCupertino, CA
My Currency Co. – San Francisco, CA
Nexo Systems, Inc. – Palo Alto, CA
NextumiDublin, OH
Nuvoiz, Inc. – Mountain View, CA
OurStoryMountain View, CA
PairUp, Inc. – San Francisco, CA – Los Angeles, CA
Preclick Corp. – Atlantic Highlands, NJ
QTech, Inc. – Hyderabad, AP, India
Reveal Technology, Inc. – Palo Alto, CA
SailPoint Technologies, Inc. – Austin, TX
Seagate TechnologyScotts Valley, CA
Serendipity Technologies, Inc. – Yakum, Israel
SharedBook, Inc. – New York, NY – Los Angeles, CA
SOASTA, Inc. – Mountain View, CA
SplashCast, Inc. – Portland, OR
SupportSoft, Inc. – Redwood City, CA
Symantec Corp. – Cupertino, CA
TeleFlip, Inc. – Santa Monica, CA
TextDigger, Inc. – San Jose, CA
ThePort Network, Inc. – Atlanta, GA
Thunk, Inc. – San Francisco, CA
Total ImmersionSuresnes, France
Trailfire, Inc. – Seattle, WA



Brian Solis is a digital analyst, anthropologist, and also a futurist. In his work at Altimeter Group, Solis studies the effects of disruptive technology on business and society. More so, he humanizes technology’s causal effect to help people see people differently and understand what to do about it. He is an award-winning author and avid keynote speaker who is globally recognized as one of the most prominent thought leaders in digital transformation and innovation.

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