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Meet The SXSW Award Winners

Meet The SXSW Award Winners

The annual South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, provides the perfect opportunity to learn about new innovative companies and their crazy / brilliant / breathtaking / no-longer-scifi ideas and products. There are many opportunities to meet the startups of the future; spot them for example in the SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event or during the Interactive Innovation Awards Ceremony. In this blog we present some of the most fascinating winners and promises of 2017.

WINNERS OF THE SXSW ACCELERATOR PITCH EVENT

Enterprise and Smart Data
Winner of the SXSW award for enterprise and smart data, Deep 6 AI applies AI to medical records to find patients for clinical trials faster.

SXSW Video Interview With Deep 6 AI

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“Winner of the SXSW award for enterprise and smart data, Deep 6 AI applies AI to medical records to find patients for clinical trials faster.”
SXSW Video Interview With Deep 6 AI
WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS?
“Winner of the SXSW award for enterprise and smart data, Deep 6 AI applies AI to medical records to find patients for clinical trials faster.”
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SXSW Video Interview With Deep 6 AI

WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “Winner of the SXSW award for enterprise and smart data, Deep 6 AI applies AI to medical records to find patients for clinical trials faster.”

Transportation
SPLT offers ride-sharing for companies, introducing enterprise carpooling in a closed network. Here CEO Anya Babbitt explains the concept.

Techstars Mobility Demo Day 2015- Team SPLT

08:05
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“SPLT offers ride-sharing for companies, introducing enterprise carpooling in a closed network. Here CEO Anya Babbitt explains the concept.”
Techstars Mobility Demo Day 2015- Team SPLT
WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS?
“SPLT offers ride-sharing for companies, introducing enterprise carpooling in a closed network. Here CEO Anya Babbitt explains the concept.”
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Techstars Mobility Demo Day 2015- Team SPLT

WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “SPLT offers ride-sharing for companies, introducing enterprise carpooling in a closed network. Here CEO Anya Babbitt explains the concept.”

Entertainment and Content
Laugh.ly is the first and only streaming app dedicated to stand-up comedy. Like Netflix for comedy.

BizWireTV Episode 231: Laugh.ly

00:37
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“Laugh.ly is the first and only streaming app dedicated to stand-up comedy. Like Netflix for comedy.”
BizWireTV Episode 231: Laugh.ly
WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS?
“Laugh.ly is the first and only streaming app dedicated to stand-up comedy. Like Netflix for comedy.”
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BizWireTV Episode 231: Laugh.ly

WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “Laugh.ly is the first and only streaming app dedicated to stand-up comedy. Like Netflix for comedy.”

Health and Wearable
Sound Scouts utilizes game-based technology to deliver an accessible, reliable, low cost hearing screening solution to detect hearing loss.

Sound Scouts Information

03:46
WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS?

“Sound Scouts utilizes game-based technology to deliver an accessible, reliable, low cost hearing screening solution to detect hearing loss.”
Sound Scouts Information
WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS?
“Sound Scouts utilizes game-based technology to deliver an accessible, reliable, low cost hearing screening solution to detect hearing loss.”
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Sound Scouts Information

WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “Sound Scouts utilizes game-based technology to deliver an accessible, reliable, low cost hearing screening solution to detect hearing loss.”

Sports
Brizi is an enterprise platform that uses in-venue fan-controlled A/R camera systems, letting sports properties monetize fan content.

Brizi Pitch

03:39
WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS?

“Brizi is an enterprise platform that uses in-venue fan-controlled A/R camera systems, letting sports properties monetize fan content.”
Brizi Pitch
WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS?
“Brizi is an enterprise platform that uses in-venue fan-controlled A/R camera systems, letting sports properties monetize fan content.”
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Brizi Pitch

WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “Brizi is an enterprise platform that uses in-venue fan-controlled A/R camera systems, letting sports properties monetize fan content.”

Security and Privacy
Instead of using hackable passwords, UnifyID is developing technology with which you authenticate yourself with your own patterns and data.

Innovation Sandbox 2017: UnifyID

03:17
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“Instead of using hackable passwords, UnifyID is developing technology with which you authenticate yourself with your own patterns and data. ”
Innovation Sandbox 2017: UnifyID
WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS?
“Instead of using hackable passwords, UnifyID is developing technology with which you authenticate yourself with your own patterns and data. ”
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Innovation Sandbox 2017: UnifyID

WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “Instead of using hackable passwords, UnifyID is developing technology with which you authenticate yourself with your own patterns and data. ”

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality
Lampix is a software, hardware and cloud platform that makes augmented reality without glasses by transforming surfaces into smart surfaces.

Lampix platform explained with details, video focused on developers and R&D firms.

03:09
WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS?

“Lampix is a software, hardware and cloud platform that makes augmented reality without glasses by transforming surfaces into smart surfaces.”
Lampix platform explained with details, video focused on developers and R&D firms.
WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS?
“Lampix is a software, hardware and cloud platform that makes augmented reality without glasses by transforming surfaces into smart surfaces.”
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Lampix platform explained with details, video focused on developers and R&D firms.

WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “Lampix is a software, hardware and cloud platform that makes augmented reality without glasses by transforming surfaces into smart surfaces.”

Innovative World
Thimble teaches beginners a basic understanding of building electronics through a monthly kit with carefully curated instructions.

Thimble Kickstarter Video

03:48
WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS?

“Thimble teaches beginners a basic understanding of building electronics through a monthly kit with carefully curated instructions.”
Thimble Kickstarter Video
WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS?
“Thimble teaches beginners a basic understanding of building electronics through a monthly kit with carefully curated instructions.”
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Thimble Kickstarter Video

WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “Thimble teaches beginners a basic understanding of building electronics through a monthly kit with carefully curated instructions.”

INTERACTIVE INNOVATION AWARDS

Health, Med & Biotech
Portal Instruments introduces PRIME, the needle-free injector. It administers a narrow medicine stream, the size of a hair, in 0,5 seconds.

Portal Instruments

01:36
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“Portal Instruments introduces PRIME, the needle-free injector. It administers a narrow medicine stream, the size of a hair, in 0,5 seconds. ”
Portal Instruments
WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS?
“Portal Instruments introduces PRIME, the needle-free injector. It administers a narrow medicine stream, the size of a hair, in 0,5 seconds. ”
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Portal Instruments

WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “Portal Instruments introduces PRIME, the needle-free injector. It administers a narrow medicine stream, the size of a hair, in 0,5 seconds. ”

Innovative 3-DIY
The 3Doodler PRO is a 3D-printing pen aimed at designers. This version allows to print in plastic and even carbon- and wood- composites.

3Doodler PRO - Hands On - IFA 2016

01:44
WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS?

“The 3Doodler PRO is a 3D-printing pen aimed at designers. This version allows to print in plastic and even carbon- and wood- composites.”
3Doodler PRO - Hands On - IFA 2016
WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS?
“The 3Doodler PRO is a 3D-printing pen aimed at designers. This version allows to print in plastic and even carbon- and wood- composites.”
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3Doodler PRO - Hands On - IFA 2016

WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “The 3Doodler PRO is a 3D-printing pen aimed at designers. This version allows to print in plastic and even carbon- and wood- composites.”

Music & Audio Innovation
With the Holoplot Audio Wall you can control sound, as you can control lights. Enjoy the acoustics of a concert hall or open-air concert.

Holoplot 3D Audio Wall

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WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS?

“With the Holoplot Audio Wall you can control sound, as you can control lights. Enjoy the acoustics of a concert hall or open-air concert.”
Holoplot 3D Audio Wall
WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS?
“With the Holoplot Audio Wall you can control sound, as you can control lights. Enjoy the acoustics of a concert hall or open-air concert.”
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Holoplot 3D Audio Wall

WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “With the Holoplot Audio Wall you can control sound, as you can control lights. Enjoy the acoustics of a concert hall or open-air concert.”

New Economy
The Blinker App helps you buy or sell cars; just take a snap of the vehicle! It even helps you with the paperwork and financing, for free!

Blinker The App for Buying and Selling Cars

04:44
WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS?

“The Blinker App helps you buy or sell cars; just take a snap of the vehicle! It even helps you with the paperwork and financing, for free!”
Blinker The App for Buying and Selling Cars
WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS?
“The Blinker App helps you buy or sell cars; just take a snap of the vehicle! It even helps you with the paperwork and financing, for free!”
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Blinker The App for Buying and Selling Cars

WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “The Blinker App helps you buy or sell cars; just take a snap of the vehicle! It even helps you with the paperwork and financing, for free!”

Scifi No Longer
MIT partners up with Microsoft Research to develop metallic-looking tattoos, which are also skin interfaces that control gadgets.

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DuoSkin:Functional, stylish on-skin user interfaces

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WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS?

“MIT partners up with Microsoft Research to develop metallic-looking tattoos, which are also skin interfaces that control gadgets.”
DuoSkin:Functional, stylish on-skin user interfaces
WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS?
“MIT partners up with Microsoft Research to develop metallic-looking tattoos, which are also skin interfaces that control gadgets.”
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DuoSkin:Functional, stylish on-skin user interfaces

WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “MIT partners up with Microsoft Research to develop metallic-looking tattoos, which are also skin interfaces that control gadgets.”

Smart Cities
Pavegen is known for their kinetic energy tiles. Their newest product V3, also collects data and converts your steps into digital currency.

Highlights from Launch Keynote V3

03:16
WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS?

“Pavegen is known for their kinetic energy tiles. Their newest product V3, also collects data and converts your steps into digital currency.”
Highlights from Launch Keynote V3
WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS?
“Pavegen is known for their kinetic energy tiles. Their newest product V3, also collects data and converts your steps into digital currency.”
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Highlights from Launch Keynote V3

WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “Pavegen is known for their kinetic energy tiles. Their newest product V3, also collects data and converts your steps into digital currency.”

Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality
Tilt Brush by Google lets artists, kids or anyone interested paint 3D imagery in virtual reality.

Tilt Brush - The Lab at Google Cultural Institute

01:38
WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS?

“Tilt Brush by Google lets artists, kids or anyone interested paint 3D imagery in virtual reality.”
Tilt Brush - The Lab at Google Cultural Institute
WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS?
“Tilt Brush by Google lets artists, kids or anyone interested paint 3D imagery in virtual reality.”
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Tilt Brush - The Lab at Google Cultural Institute

WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “Tilt Brush by Google lets artists, kids or anyone interested paint 3D imagery in virtual reality.”

Best of Show
The Sensel Morph is an input touchpad with over 20,000 sensor points that can be used as a DJ mixer, keyboard or painting surface.

Loved by TIS

Introducing the Sensel Morph

03:46
WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS?

“The Sensel Morph is an input touchpad with over 20,000 sensor points that can be used as a DJ mixer, keyboard or painting surface.”
Introducing the Sensel Morph
WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS?
“The Sensel Morph is an input touchpad with over 20,000 sensor points that can be used as a DJ mixer, keyboard or painting surface.”
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Introducing the Sensel Morph

WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “The Sensel Morph is an input touchpad with over 20,000 sensor points that can be used as a DJ mixer, keyboard or painting surface.”

People’s Choice
CaringCrowd is a crowdfunding platform which focuses on global public health. It’s free to use and sponsored by Johnson & Johnson.

Introduction to CARINGCROWD℠

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WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS?

“CaringCrowd is a crowdfunding platform which focuses on global public health. It's free to use and sponsored by Johnson & Johnson.”
Introduction to CARINGCROWD℠
WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS?
“CaringCrowd is a crowdfunding platform which focuses on global public health. It's free to use and sponsored by Johnson & Johnson.”
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Introduction to CARINGCROWD℠

WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “CaringCrowd is a crowdfunding platform which focuses on global public health. It's free to use and sponsored by Johnson & Johnson.”