Also in the spotlight were key announcements from...
TerraDigital Systems, which opened the conference with a demonstration of its digital audio jukebox that lets users retrieve, manage and play
their music collections through a simple touch-screen interface.
Meaningful Machines, which introduced Concept Miner, a remarkable
technology that extracts semantic meaning from unstructured text in
order to provide deeper and more efficient searching of information.
Mok3, developer of a graphics tool that automatically creates three-
dimensional scenes from two-dimensional photographs, reducing the time
and cost involved to create 3D images for video games and other
Monday's program underscored developments in...
Organizing and staying on top of the daily deluge of information.
Several companies unveiled new technology that helps business users
find and manage unstructured information much more effectively.
Managing IT assets. IT assets have been severely curtailed in the
months since the tech bubble burst. DEMO companies today debuted
technologies that will help IT departments maintain existing assets,
build new resources, and discover the next generation of Web services.
Fighting SPAM. DEMO introduced two new entrants to the market who
promise to eradicate e-mail SPAM in the enterprise arena.
Digital music services that go beyond Napster-like music file sharing.
Monday's Breakthrough Demonstrations featured ActiveWord, bringing new efficiency to Windows users by integrating typing and clicks into the user interface; Lifescape, creating a new way to manage and view digital pictures; ManyOne, transforming Web sites into portals with Internet access, IM and e-mail capabilities; and Pixim, imaging that combines digital capture and processing into a single system. Other breakthrough applications came from Electronics for Imaging, IronPort, and BravoBrava!
The DEMO Conference features live, on-stage demos, product test drives and spirited discussions with the thought leaders who are shaping the technology industry. Hundreds of start-up and established companies alike vie to debut new products and services at DEMO, but only a select few are chosen by Executive Producer Chris Shipley.