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Today, our client Magisto launched their automatic video editing to the public. Magisto’s free, web-based video editing service that automatically turns any unedited video footage into short, fun movies to share with friends and family. They also announced a $5.5 million Series B round led by Li Ka-shing’s private investment arm, Horizons Ventures that also includes original investor Magma Venture Partners, so that’s awesome!
The announced the news on their blog and via the wire this morning. You can check it out here. A bunch of press have already picked up on the news, we’ll continue to update this list throughout the day.
- New Tee Vee
- PE Hub
They were also featured on Techmeme!
Today, our client Evoz, is opening the public beta for their unlimited range baby monitor. With Evoz, parents can monitor their baby from anywhere they have a cell phone connection. If you’re too busy to listen in, Evoz will proactively send texts, emails or phone calls when your baby is crying because it understands the difference between a cry and background noise. Evoz also collects information that lets parents better understand the health and wellbeing of their children.
To join the beta, download the app to two iOS devices (one to be the monitor in the baby’s room and one to your phone to use as the receiver). As a beta participant, you’ll receive two weeks of the premium service free. To check it out, visit www.myevoz.com.
They announced the news on their blog this morning, which you can read here. Some members of the press have already picked up on the news, we’ll continue to update the list as more news comes in throughout the day.
Today, one of our clients, Media Mall Technologies, the creator of wireless streaming service PlayOn, announced the closed beta for PlayLater, the DVR for online video. PlayLater let’s you record and watch almost any video content available online, even when you’re offline.
PlayLater is great for people who travel, commuters, or anyone who’s not connected to the Internet all the time. It brings all the functionality of a standard DVR to online video—tell PlayLater what shows to record and PlayLater will record them so you can watch when it’s convenient for you.
They announced via their blog this morning, which you can read here. Press are already picking up on how game changing PlayLater is, we’ll keep the list going as more coverage comes in throughout the day.
- Boy Genius Report
- Seattle Times
And they’re on Techmeme too!
Today, Tynt announced their Publisher Tools, a new offering for publishers that allows them key insights into how their content is being shared. Tynt Publisher Tools has 4 features: Tynt Keywords, Tynt Social, Tynt Content and Tynt Publisher API. With these new tools, publishers can take action based on where their content is going within the social stream and find out what words are driving traffic to and from their site.
The news was announced via their blog this morning, which you can read here. Some members of the press have already picked up the story, we’ll continue to update throughout the day.
Pogoplug will use the funds to continue to expand the global distribution of the Pogoplug service and devices (they recently opened an office in Israel!)
Pogoplug announced the news this morning via a MarketWire release The press coverage we’ve seen so far is below – we’ll update the list as we see more stories go up.
They news also made it on to Techmeme!
Congratulations Superfish! Our client, Superfish has announced today a Series C round of funding from Draper Fisher Jurvetson, DFJ Tamir Fishman Ventures, Individuals’ Venture Fund and Xenia Venture Capital.
Superfish is setting the standard for visual product search, making it easy for consumers to find identical or similar images and products based on the “visual DNA” of nearly any image. The money will go towards expanding operations, boosting market position, building channel and enhancing product innovation and development.
The press coverage we’ve seen so far is below – we’ll update the list as we see more stories go up.
Today Pogoplug announced the third generation of it’s award-winning Pogoplug device, Pogoplug Pro. Pogoplug Pro adds one of the biggest customer requests, integrated wireless to the already lengthy list of features. Not only does Pro add built-in wireless, the color has changed from pink to black.
Pogoplug Pro is available starting today in Best Buy stores nationwide for $99.
The company announced the new product via their blog, which you can read here. Members of the press and blogger community have picked up the story; we’ll update the list below throughout the day.
Today Redux announced they are partnering with MySpace to bring the over 100 million MySpace users a unique lean-back video and photo discovery experience. Redux will appear on Myspace users’ homepages and will provide customized video and photos based on the user and their friends’ likes, dislikes, interests, and more.
Redux announced the partnership via their blog, which you can read here. Some members of the press have already covered the news and we’ll keep updating throughout the day!
They also announced their latest products, Pogoplug Biz and the Wireless Extender, begin shipping today. The Pogoplug Biz edition, designed specifically for businesses, provides all the original features of the Pogoplug plus specific features that work for your business. The Wireless Extender allows for Pogoplug to be 100% wireless, giving users the freedom to place their Pogoplug wherever they like in their home or business!
Pogoplug announced the news via their blog, which you can read here. Some members of the press and blogger community have already picked it up, listed below and we’ll keep updating throughout the day.
It’s that time again–SXSW PanelPickers is on! We have a few clients on different panels this year with topics so diverse there’s a little something for everyone.
“Video Analytics and the Future: Mastering the Data-Stream”
If you’re interested in video analytics, Dropcam’s panelis the panel for you. Greg Duffy of Dropcam will discuss the limits of video streaming, touching on crowd-sourcing, the affect on society, and meaningful content along the way. To vote for Dropcam, go here: http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/7992
“Your Date in the Cloud: Privacy, Ownership, Convenience”
For everyone curious about cloud storage – what it is, how secure is it, what the trends are – Pogoplug’s panel is the place to be. To check out their submission and vote, go here: http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/7059
“Content We Copy and Paste: Web Analytics Re-Invented”
If you love Twitter and tracking trends, Tynt’s panel is the panel for you. Tynt CEO Derek Ball will discuss web analytics, the act of copy and paste, and more. For more details go here: http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/7908
“You’re Dead, Your Data Isn’t: What Happens Now?”
What happens to your digital life after you die what what say do you have? To find out more about the panelists (including Jeremy Toeman!) go here: http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/6048
See you in Austin!