Will DemoFall Debut the Next Tivo?
"For each Demo and DemoFall conference, I analyze hundreds of meetings and conversations to identify the current state of the industry," said Chris Shipley, executive producer of the DemoFall conference, in a statement. "This helps me to pinpoint the areas in which investment dollars are flowing and the best innovation is happening. The technology industry is always a wellspring of innovation, and DemoFall attendees will get a first look at the next big ideas igniting the tech economy."
This years DemoFall conference will focus on mobile and wireless, products that make enterprise software more accessible, security, search, and collaboration products that allow end users to generate and share content. Sixty-seven new products will debut at the conference, including VOIP (voice over IP)-enabled videoconferencing hardware, a voice-to-messaging system and social networking sites.
The conference, as in past years, will also include panel discussions with industry leaders, such as Tom Jacobs, director of research at Sun Microsystems Laboratories, and Dr. Paul Jacobs, CEO of Qualcomm.
A launch at any of the Demo conferences doesnt guarantee success, but plenty of household names got their start that way. Technologies such as Tivo, Java and the original Palm Pilot all made their debuts at Demo.
eWEEK Labs got an advanced peek at a number of products that will hit the stage during the DemoFall conference:
A full list of companies demonstrating at DemoFall can be found here.
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