Press Releases

Newcomer Plotagon brings a new way to create video content for social media

Jun 22, 2015 12:33 GMT Plotagon A lot of major players in social media are betting on video content as a major part of the future media landscape, and Stockholm start-up Plotagon has created what some call the future of social filmmaking, an application which puts an animation studio in the palm of your hand.

Trustly Helps Businesses Capture Lost Revenue

Jun 22, 2015 10:11 GMT Trustly Trustly, the online payments provider, announced at this year’s Digital Travel Summit that the fintech company’s payment innovation has resulted in massive savings for online travel companies.

EIT Digital at Innovative City - European digital innovations to meet smart citizens’ needs

Jun 22, 2015 06:00 GMT EIT Digital The European open innovation organisation EIT Digital will showcase, for the first time, some of its digital innovations to meet smart citizens’ needs, at Innovative City in Nice on June 24 and 25 2015.

BDVA and EIT Digital are joining forces to advance European Big Data Economy

Jun 18, 2015 14:20 GMT EIT Digital EIT Digital and the Big Data Value Association (BDVA) signed on June 17 a Memorandum of Collaboration (MoC) to join forces to support the advancement of European Big Data Economy. The signing was done in Madrid, in the context of the first Summit of the Big Data Value Association.

Jun 18, 2015 13:00 GMT appshout! izi.TRAVEL Audio Guide by IZITEQ is a multilingual storytelling platform that features over 1200 unique audio tours of more than 300 cities in 50 countries, as well as over 500 museums. The new no-cost app also allows virtually any individual, group or organization to create a unique audio guide to enrich the experience of tourists, visitors and patrons.

Jun 18, 2015 08:40 GMT BT Regions Mike Blackburn, BT’s North West regional director, has been stunned by the award of an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours

Sony Multiroom: 'Sound changes tastes' Prof. Charles Spence, Crossmodal Research Laboratory

Jun 18, 2015 08:00 GMT Sony • What we hear can change what we taste. Change the music you listen to and you may very well change the taste of whatever you are eating or drinking • Low-pitched sounds and the sound of brass instruments tend to bring out bitterness, while high-pitched piano or wind chimes will bring out the sweetness. Research shows 5-10% change in sweetness ratings not unusual

Suomalainen vetämään EUn innovoinnin huippuyksikköä USAhan

Jun 18, 2015 07:21 GMT EIT Digital ​EIT Digitalin johtoon USA:n Silicon Valleyssa on noussut Marko Turpeinen, joka on aiemmin vetänyt verkoston Suomen yksikköä. Suomen EIT Digitalin johtoon on nimitetty Tatu Koljonen. Euroopan innovaatio-ja teknologiainstituutin EITn huippuyksikkö, EIT ICT Labs, on 1.6. muuttanut nimensä EIT Digital:ksi.

Commencement of Verification Testing of Quantum Cryptographic Communication System that Theoretically Cannot be Tapped

Jun 18, 2015 05:08 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba will start verification testing of the transmission of genome analysis data using quantum cryptography that is theoretically completely secure from tapping. Testing will start on August 31 and will be the first use of quantum cryptographic communication system using actual data in Japan.

Capture your wedding from ‘A Bride’s Eye View ’

Jun 17, 2015 07:00 GMT Sony Milliner Rosie Olivia produces world’s first collection of wedding veils complete with Sony Action Cam