Data visualization

Self-monitoring refrigerators & vending machines

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Self-monitoring refrigerators & vending machines

Refrigerators, freezers, coolers, and vending machines are everywhere and they offer the unique opportunity to monitor themselves. Just like phones have gone from a simple device to a multifunctional electronic Swiss-army knife (aka smart phones), now fridges have also evolved and become smart fridges (smart coolers, smart vending machines) with brains, sensors, and communication abilities that monitor themselves and communicate that information. Auditing has never been easier These intelligent fridges provide a shelf monitoring solution, auditing, and is hands-free. They monitor themselves...

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Automatic Planogram compliance – Saving millions of hours

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Automatic Planogram compliance – Saving millions of hours

Saving millions of hours of work of sales agents' time with a point-and-click application, how?

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Optimization of Online Advertisements

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Optimization of Online Advertisements

Have you ever noticed websites present you advertisements for sunny holiday destinations when it’s raining outside? Or offer insurances when there is a crisis? If you haven’t yet, then you most likely will in the future. This optimization of ads displayed on websites is at the heart of Adtrackxys, a startup company whose technology we helped build up. Amazon has proven that recommending the right products to the right people is worth billions of dollars. The basics Advertisements shown on websites generate money for the website owners. The ads shown often come from large ad...

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Pocket Supercomputer

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Pocket Supercomputer

Video-equipped cellphones offer limitless computing capabilities into mobile phones through low-latency streaming and real-time video analysis. Combined with augmented reality this provides users real-time information, translations, ratings, and videos of the products filmed by the mobile device. Two patents were filed and there was extensive international media coverage. This technology, founded by Fredrik Linaker, offers a simple way to find useful information about the surrounding world using any ordinary 3G cellphone equipped with a video camera. The prototype system, dubbed the Pocket...

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Visual Shelf Monitoring

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Visual Shelf Monitoring

Image recognition algorithms analyze images streaming from retail store cameras, detecting (mis)placement of products, verifying these against target planograms and promotion compliance diagrams to deliver a real-time action stream for restocking, rearrangement and optimization of shelf product assortment. International media coverage and 4 patents filed. In-store cameras and visual object recognition algorithms are used to continuously monitor in an automated way the presence, misplacement, and in particular, the lack of products on supermarket shelves. This allows retailers to avoid...

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Facebook Connect: Integrating Facebook into any website or application

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Facebook Connect: Integrating Facebook into any website or application

Facebook for Businesses! Everyone knows Facebook. But not everyone knows Facebook’s API. Businesses (and their marketing department) have spent years trying to make use of social networks. They know they want to use social networks–because the people are there–but they have no idea how to make use of them!! Until now. The Facebook API opens up a world of opportunities for businesses and this project we wanted to showcase all that is possible. This was a fun project where the prototype often shocked people at what was possible. Imagine seeing images of your wife...

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Social Media Optimization

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Social Media Optimization

Problem : A company’s image is no longer in control of a marketing department, but it is in the hands of the people. People are taking about your company, leaving ratings and comments, social networks are thriving, and you’re not in control and there is little your company can do about it. Companies potentially risk loosing everything is one wrong video gets posted on the web. Is there nothing a company can do about this? Luckily, there is. Starting from nothing, except the goal of “doing something in the social space”, we identified the problems, studied the market,...

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