Craig opens the show with his review and comment on Tech that made news. This week he discusses cutting edge devices.
Graduated from “Polytechnique and Telecom Paris”, his career was built upon two main sectors: informatics and banking. He worked for ten years in IT consulting and in banks, where he carried out multi-partners projects, then successfully became the CEO of financial enterprises in several countries. Fascinated by robotics, he has been closely following this market and its evolutions for 25 years.
In 2005 he decided to leave the banking sector to take part into an uncommon adventure: the creation of a humanoid robot. That was the beginning of Aldebaran Robotics, a start up that brought together a few engineers and PhDs. In 8 years, Bruno Maisonnier’s incredible enterprise became a solid society, in which more than 300 people are currently employed. His robot, NAO, is commercialised all over the world, in the most prestigious universities as a research platform (Carnegie Mellon, Berlin University, Stanford, Tokyo University, Harvard…).
In the future, Aldebaran Robotics’ ambition would be to develop humanoid robots at the service of a broader audience.
Aldebaran Robotics’ vision: Robots for better living
Craig talks more about the Apple TV and how it can be the future of home entertainment.
My team and I were responsible for the content creation/design for ZANO's Kickstarter campaign, as well as the overall product marketing for ZANO. ZANO is Europe's most funded Kickstarter campaign, as well as the most funded "Drone" project on Kickstarter. We raised £2,335,119 (USD$3,540,507) in a 45-day period. We strive to deliver rich and engaging web content, with an emphasis on original video content. I also focus on defining and optimising Torquing Group's global product distribution network and strategy. Torquing Group's drone technology is a developable platform, complete with SDK. I work in a B2B development capacity, enabling simple integration and development for our platform.
Giovanni Tomaselli is founder and CEO of iON America and its sister company, World Wide Licenses Ltd. (WWL), which he formed in 1993. For more than 20 years, WWL has been involved in the design, development and manufacturing of digital imaging products for leading brands worldwide, including Kodak, Disney and Polaroid.
In 2012, Giovanni launched iON and unveiled the company’s first fully-waterproof and Wi-Fi-enabled HD sports video cameras. The iON line is designed to make it easy to shoot and share action content.
Prior to iON, Giovanni developed Disney-branded computer accessories and cameras for WWL throughout the 1990s and helped to create Polaroid’s next generation digital camera in 2001. In 2002, WWL secured the exclusive rights to design, develop and distribute Polaroid digital cameras worldwide, and became the first company to put a digital camera into a video camera format. By the next year, WWL had shipped more than two million Polaroid cameras to 30 countries worldwide.
In 2006, Giovanni sold WWL to a leading consumer electronics manufacturing specialist, Flextronics, where he led the CE design group before acquiring WWL back in 2009. Since then, WWL has been focused on the design and development of portable, connected, consumer devices including inkless printers and portable video cameras. In 2009, Giovanni re-launched the Polaroid brand again, working closely with Lady Gaga, who served as Polaroid’s creative director.
Giovanni and WWL were the focus of a Harvard Business School case study, documenting the company’s success as a foreign entity penetrating the Japanese market with imaging products.
Giovanni began his career in real estate development and sports marketing, where he struck a massive, global licensing deal with the Soccer World Cup 1994. He is an Australian native who lived in Hong Kong for two decades before relocating to the United States for iON in 2013.
Craig wraps up this week's show with Russian and the web review, and quick information on how to get to Craig's Insiders list.
Craig opens the show with his review and comment on Tech that made news. This week he discusses wearable technologies.
Evan Lazarus is a founding executive and the Chief Technology Officer of SAFE Family Wearables. In his role as Chief Technology Officer, Evan is responsible for the company's overall technology vision as well as global development, design and manufacturing. Additionally, Evan evaluates new technology, manages device systems testing and oversees technical interface with key vendors. An industry veteran with 17 years of experience, Evan is excited to be on the forefront of the mobile and wearable industry.
Evan is also the founder and CEO of LazBro, Inc., specializing in digital, interactive and mobile marketing campaign technologies. Evan has designed technologies for companies such as Toyota, Pitney Bowes, Clorox, Mattel, Mystic Tan, VersaSpa, MGA Entertainment, Whish Body Products, Murad, Physicians Formula Cosmetics, California Olive Ranch, and Luxor, Las Vegas. Prior to LazBro, Lazarus began his move towards the integration of technology and marketing while developing non-traditional campaigns for various Las Vegas shows. By using a combination of technology based marketing strategies (SMS, viral net campaigns), Evan implemented strategic campaigns which led to his promotion to Director of Marketing for LevyMann Entertainment. At LevyMann, Evan honed his skills and produced and engineered the audio components for a multitude of live shows.
Evan is an active member of ASCAP, ThinkLA, and the MMA. He is known as a digital and mobile marketing expert. He is often invited to speak about the digital industry, and has been published in Response Magazine.
Craig talks about the standing of Blackberry in the market, and how it's catching up with the smart phones in the market, with their new slider phone.
Steven Jay is Vice President of Marketing and PR for BURG, the Smartwatch company. He is a Luxury Goods branding expert specializing in Marketing and Public Relations. Steven possesses extensive knowledge in building and promoting prestigious brands. He has more than 13 years experience in the fine Timepiece Industry having worked with such prestigious brands as Fortis, Gevril, Ferragamo, Versace and Croton. He is a natural “out of the box” thinker possessing an entrepreneurial spirit who is passionate about the brands he represents. Steven Jay was previously Director of Marketing & Public Relations for The Croton Group Timepiece Company and other fashion and timepiece companies.
Craig recaps previous interview with Burg at the CES 2015.
Craig wraps up this week's show with Back To The Future movie flashback review, and quick information on how to get to Craig's Insiders list.
Craig opens the show with his review and comment on Tech that made news. This week he discusses synergized smart devices.
Jim Barry, “The Digital Answer Man” is media spokesperson
for the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). He has appeared on countless radio and television programs and Webinars educating people about consumer electronics technology and products. He is the former editor of Video magazine and a 30-year veteran of consumer, trade and custom magazine publishing. During that time he has been an award-winning editor, writer and reporter, the president and CEO of a multi-million dollar corporate division, and the publisher of several consumer and business magazines.
Barry is the former editor and publisher of Dealerscope, a business publication for consumer electronics and major appliance retailers, and editorial director of Bartex Publishing Group, which published PC Retailing and Home Entertainment Marketing. He is also the former president, CEO and editorial director of Boston- based Custom Magazines, Inc.
Barry is a member of the Academy of Digital Television Pioneers and the board of electors of the Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame. He is a visiting lecturer at the Boston University School of Communication and has received Excellence in Writing awards from the American Society of Business Press Editors (ASBPE) for feature writing, news reporting and signed editorials.
Craig wraps up this week's show with quick information on how to get to Craig's Insiders list.
Craig opens the show with his review and comment on Tech that made news. This week he discusses more on the future on mobile apps.
Craig discusses further about the Apple's iOS update, and why the best ad blocker app available was pulled out from the store by it's own author.
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Ari Roisman is Co-Founder and CEO of Jerusalem-based Glide, an app that allows users to send and receive private
video messages that can be watched live or at the recipients’
Ari is passionate about big opportunities and great ideas. He started his career by proving the commercialization value of a small nanotech startup. Within 12 months of joining the effort, the company was acquired by the world's largest materials manufacturer.
Craig wraps up this week's show with quick information about upcoming black Friday, and some iMac deals.
Craig opens the show with his review and comment on Tech that made news. This week he discusses Automotive Technology, from apps that can link to your cars to autonomous driving.