When I identified VoIP application platform provider Ribbit as one of the “DEMO 10,” I wrote:
My bet: Ribbit is gaining momentum among a range of established companies who need Ribbit’s platform to deliver integrated voice capabilities into their products, giving Ribbit big company potential; expect an IPO in several years time.
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I am spending the morning with about 120 of Adobe’s customers and developers at the company’s second Engage event at San Francisco’s DogPatch Studios.
Throughout the day, developers are showing the work they’re doing with Adobe’s tools, including the AIR platform which was officially launched from beta today. Here are [...]Continue Reading →
I’m sitting back stage at DEMO and the founders of Kaazing are about to take the stage to demonstrate Kaazing Enterprise Edition. The product is a real time messaging brokering system for the Internet, enabling the next-generation of real-time, “live” Web applications. It support scalable messaging [...]Continue Reading →
One of the aspects I love most about DEMO is the conversations. Unlike most technology conferences, DEMO has a casual, family-reunion-like feel to it. The single-track format allows attendees to relax and enjoy themselves. I think Chris’ gracious, laid-back attitude sets a precedent, one that filters down to every attendee. And just for [...]Continue Reading →
I woke up Friday morning to discover that I’d become a cat herder. You know the role: trying to get dozens and dozens of pieces and people corralled into some semblance of order. I should come to expect it in the few days before a DEMO Conference is set to begin. After all, I’ve been [...]Continue Reading →
As you saw from Chris’ earlier post, we have a host of groundbreaking, just-plain-cool technologies debuting next week at DEMO 08. The first day of DEMO always brings a big exhale, as we can finally talk publicly about all the fascinating products we’ve been knee-deep in for months. I’ll [...]Continue Reading →
A thread — sometimes subtle, sometimes obvious — that weaves through every DEMO conference is the origins of innovation. Among the 70 or so products that debut at the conference, I try to mix some discussion about sources and catalyst for discovery and invention. In preparing for DEMO 08 (Jan [...]Continue Reading →