Podcast: Accessing the Effect of DEMO 08

Click here to download the Tech Rising podcast or click here to listen to it using the integrated eWEEK podcast player.While emerging technologies can come from anywhere, one event that has seen its fair share of new products and technologies emerge is the DEMO conference. Over the year everything from the Palm PDA to Salesforce.com's hosted sales force management solution to the Tivo has been introduced to the world through the Demo conference. But what about the DEMO 08 conference that concluded this past week? Will it be the launching point for some new paradigm shifting product or technology? To look back I spoke to DEMO Executive Producer Chris Shipley about this past week's conference. This DEMO definitely saw some interesting products designed to solve actual problems that people have. But will these products become household names of the future or fade into oblivion? Only time will tell.

DEMO 08Click here to download the Tech Rising podcast or click here to listen to it using the integrated eWEEK podcast player.

While emerging technologies can come from anywhere, one event that has seen its fair share of new products and technologies emerge is the DEMO conference. Over the year everything from the Palm PDA to Salesforce.com's hosted sales force management solution to the Tivo has been introduced to the world through the Demo conference.

But what about the DEMO 08 conference that concluded this past week? Will it be the launching point for some new paradigm shifting product or technology?

To look back I spoke to DEMO Executive Producer Chris Shipley about this past week's conference.

This DEMO definitely saw some interesting products designed to solve actual problems that people have. But will these products become household names of the future or fade into oblivion? Only time will tell.