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'The Interface of Things' Launched By @Dizmos | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

The dizmo platform seamlessly connects digital and physical objects in the home and at the workplace

Swiss innovators dizmo Inc. launches its ground-breaking software, which turns any digital surface into an immersive platform. The dizmo platform seamlessly connects digital and physical objects in the home and at the workplace.

Dizmo breaks down traditional boundaries between device, operating systems, apps and software, transforming the way users work, play and live. It supports orchestration and collaboration in an unparalleled way enabling any data to instantaneously be accessed on any surface, anywhere and made interactive.

Dizmo brings fantasies as seen in Sci-fi movies such as Iron Man and Minority Report, as well as in Corning's video 'A day made of glass' to reality, revolutionising traditional methods of interacting with digital content and objects.

Its patented software is device and OS agnostic, controllable via touch surfaces, gesture or voice activated devices, track pads and old-fashioned mice. It allows seamless interaction with "Things" using simple and intuitive movements.

As new digital-gizmos, or dizmos, are developed in the open community, more functions and data sources become available through dizmo's store. Once created, individual dizmos can be moved, rotated, resized, rescaled, overlaid, grouped, iconised, customised, shared live on other devices and with remote users. Teams can also re-synchronise work done on projects they share.

Dizmos can also be linked together by putting two or more dizmos side by side, a simple process called 'docking'. This enables them to exchange data and build new amazing functionalities. Examples of simple combinations include a temperature dizmo connected to a Philips Hue lamp, a stock exchange dizmo docked to a gauge dizmo and a currency converter or a website connected to a QR code dizmo. More complex implementations include any combination of apps, multimedia content, social networks, live web feeds and controllers of physical objects.

Matthias Aebi founder and CEO of dizmo commented:

"The internet has opened up a new age of computing and is now entering its most exciting chapter, one of connected objects and collaboration of all things digital, visual and sensory. We've entered the age of ambient intelligence and, as Cisco phrases it the 'Internet of Everything'".

Our vision is that the public release of dizmo, coupled with next versions through 2015 that we are developing in our labs, will enable the realisation of the Internet of Things. This will focus on cross device and platform interoperation and creative users' infinite whitespace, radicalising storytelling to a whole new level. Group collaboration, workflow management, sensor-based environment monitoring and control; intelligent dashboards, executive-update systems, interactive digital signage displays and story boards; media and entertainment multi-channel systems, and smart home and smart office control systems, just to mention a few.

We are overwhelmed by the positive response received during these last few months from early adopters, the open community of beta-testers and industry watchers, and we are thrilled by the opportunity lying ahead of us. The year running up to our public launch has already had so many landmark events, including NBCUniversal Syfy Channel showcasing of dizmo at CES 2014, as well as our successful Kickstarter campaign and the closure of our Round A financing, all of which strengthened and validated today's launch".

Key features of 'dizmoSpace' (multi-platform application) include:

  • Ability to share projects in real-time with other devices, platforms and users
  • Compatibility with all types of input methods, devices and operating systems
  • Extreme level of freedom of manipulation of digital objects: move, rotate, zoom, resize, group, iconize, pan, order, flip, throw, spin and make stick, navigate and locate!
  • Use of the dizmo developer platform to design and publish your own dizmos

Visit dizmo.com to discover more about dizmo and visit dizmo/testimonials to see what business are already using dizmo

Editor's notes:

High-resolution screenshots, logos and headshots can be found here.

To find out more information please visit http://www.dizmo.com/.

In February 2014, dizmo successfully raised $43,826 of their $25,000 goal on Kickstarter.

About dizmo:

Based in Zurich, Switzerland, dizmo is developed by a seasoned team of experts qualified in building innovative user interfaces, web technology and large scale back-end platforms. The core management team has more than 100 years' experience as professionals in the IT industry, and has successfully founded several start-ups, including Internet Access AG and futureLAB Ltd.

The technical bit:

Dizmo software consists of two main elements:

dizmoSpace: a cross-platform application written in optimized C++ and compiled for 32 and 64 Bit systems.

dizmo(s): digital objects that users can create, arrange and use in dizmoSpace. dizmos are based on HTML5, CSS3 and Javascript.

Also included in the platform:

An industry standard debugging environment (Web Inspector) that helps producing powerful and effective code.

Built-in access to standard JS libraries like jQuery and Joose, while keeping the option for the user to add his own libraries and frameworks.

System Requirements:

Currently supported OS: Mac OS X 10.7. and later, Windows 7
and later, Linux Debian and Linux Ubuntu

Min Recommended Hardware:

  • Dual core processor or better > 2.0 GHz
  • 2 GByte Memory
  • 250 MByte disk space
  • Internet connection recommended
  • Hardware support for OpenGL
  • >1 GByte dedicated video RAM
  • A separate video card will enhance the experience

Conference Schedule Announced

Are you ready to put your data in the cloud?

What is the future of security in the cloud?

Does Docker quickly advance the development of an IoT application?

What are the implications of Moore's Law on Hadoop deployments?

Get all these questions and hundreds more like them answered at the 15th Cloud Expo, November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, in Santa Clara, CA. The Cloud ExpoBig Data Expo@ThingsExpoDevOps Summitprograms are now available for you to inspect and investigate in advance.

Our upcoming November 4-6 event in Santa Clara, California will present a total of 10 simultaneous tracks by an all-star faculty, over three days, plus a two-day "Cloud Computing Bootcamp" presented by Janakiram MSV, an Analyst with the Gigaom Research analyst network, where he covers the Cloud Services landscape.

Cloud and Big Data topics and tracks include: Enterprise Cloud AdoptionAPM & Cloud Computing | Hot TopicsCloud APIs & BusinessCloud Security | MobilityBig Data | Analytics.

@ThingsExpo content tripled from a single track in New York to three simultaneous tracks: Consumer IoTEnterprise IoTIoT Developer | WebRTC Convergence.

DevOps Summit also doubled from a single track in New York to two simultaneous tracks: "Dev" Developer Focus and "Ops" Operations Focus.

Schedule for Cloud Expo / Big Data Expo / @ThingsExpo ▸ Here

Schedule for DevOps Summit ▸ Here

Now that we have published the full conference schedule, please check back for daily updates as we finalize new session abstracts by working with our distinguished faculty members. For your questions please contact us at events (at) sys-con.com. Last but not least we will announce our keynotes on the hottest subjects to be delivered by world-class speakers!

The largest 'Internet of Things' event in the world has announced "sponsorship opportunities" and "call for papers."

The 1st International Internet of @ThingsExpo was launched this June at the Javits Center in New York City with over 6,000 delegates in attendance. The 2nd International Internet of @ThingsExpo will take place November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California, with an estimated 7,000 plus delegates attending over three days.

@ThingsExpo is co-located with 15th International Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading IoT industry players in the world. In 2014, more than 200 companies will be present on the @ThingsExpo show floor, including global players and the hottest new technology pioneers.

Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities for @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley and New York Are Now Available
Sponsors and exhibitors of Internet of @ThingsExpo will benefit from unmatched branding, profile building and lead generation opportunities through:

  • Featured on-site presentation and ongoing on-demand webcast exposure to a captive audience of industry decision-makers.
  • Showcase exhibition during our new extended dedicated expo hours
  • Breakout Session Priority scheduling for sponsors that have been guaranteed a 35-minute technical session
  • Online advertising in SYS-CON's i-Technology publications
  • Capitalize on our comprehensive marketing efforts leading up to the show with print mailings, e-newsletters and extensive online media coverage.
  • Unprecedented PR Coverage: Editorial coverage on IoT.sys-con.com, Tweets to our 75,000 plus followers, press releases sent on major wire services to over 500 combined analysts and press members who attended Internet of @ThingsExpo - making it the best-covered "Internet of Things" conference in the world

For more information on sponsorship, exhibit, and keynote opportunities contact Carmen Gonzalez by email at events (at) sys-con.com, or by phone 201 802-3021. Book both events for additional savings!

@ThingsExpo Silicon Valley (November 4-6, 2014, Santa Clara, CA)
@ThingsExpo New York (June 9-11, 2015, New York, NY)

Secure Your VIP Pass to Attend @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley
Internet of @ThingsExpo announced today a limited time free "Expo Plus" registration option. The onsite registration price of $600 will be set to 'free' for delegates who register during September.

To take advantage of this opportunity, attendees can use the coupon code "IoTSeptember" and secure their "@ThingsExpo Plus" registration to attend all keynotes and general sessions, as well as a limited number of technical sessions each day of the show, in addition to full access to the expo floor and the @ThingsExpo hackathon.

The registration page is located at the @ThingsExpo site here.


@ThingsExpo New York 2015 'Call for Papers' Now Open
The 3rd International Internet of @ThingsExpo, to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York announces that its 'Call for Papers' is now open. The event will feature a world class, all-star faculty with the hottest IoT topics covered in three distinct tracks.

Track 1 - Consumer IoT and Wearables: Smart Appliances, Wearables, Smart Cars, Smartphones 2.0, Smart Travel, Personal Fitness, Health Care, Personalized Marketing, Customized Shopping, Personal Finance, The Digital Divide, Mobile Cash & Markets, Games & the IoT, The Future of Education, Virtual Reality

Track 2 - Enterprise IoT: The Business Case for IoT, Smart Grids, Smart Cities, Smart Transportation, The Smart Home, M2M, Authentication/Security, Wiring the IoT, The Internet of Everything, Digital Transformation of Enterprise IT, Agriculture, Transportation, Manufacturing, Local & State Government, Federal Government

Track 3 - Developer IoT: WebRTC, Eclipse Foundation, Cloud Foundry, Docker & Linux Containers, Node-Red, Open Source Hardware, Leveraging SOA, Multi-Cloud IoT, Evolving Standards, WebSockets, Security & Privacy Protocols, GPS & Proximity Services, Bluetooth/RFID/etc., XMPP, Nest Labs


@ThingsExpo billboard is viewed by more than 1.3 million motorists per week on Highway 101, in the heart of Silicon Valley

Help plant your flag in the fast-expanding business opportunity that is the Internet of Things: Submit your speaking proposal today here!

Download @ThingsExpo Newsletter Today ▸ Here

Chris Matthieu Named @ThingsExpo Tech Chair

Internet of @ThingsExpo named Chris Matthieu tech chair of Internet of @ThingsExpo 2014 Silicon Valley.

Chris Matthieu has two decades of telecom and web experience. He launched his Teleku cloud communications-as-a-service platform at eComm in 2010, which was acquired by Voxeo. Next he built an open source Node.JS PaaS called Nodester, which was acquired by AppFog. His latest startups include Twelephone. Leveraging HTML5 and WebRTC, Twelephone's BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal) is to become the next generation telecom company running in the Web browser. Chris is currently co-founder and CTO of Octoblu.

Website: http://www.ThingsExpo.com

Twitter: http://www.Twitter.com/ThingsExpo

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