Boston IBM Smartcamp Finalists announcedJune 1, 2010 at 1:12 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments
SkyMeter – Skymeter provides data needed to migrate roads and parking from taxpayer-subsidized to pay-per-use – cutting city-wide emissions by 15%, traffic by 30% and enabling better mobility. Skymeter’s Financial-grade GPS (FGPS) data meet the requirements of third-party financial transactions, while enabling a transformational service-oriented model. Our FGPS technology has been proven by Cisco Korea and California’s Department of Transportation. Customers include major integrators with billion-dollar road pricing projects, as well as parking, insurance, car rental and emission metering services.
Sendsor – SendSor has developed a miniaturized cardiac management system that can serve as a diagnostic and early-warning system for millions of patients with poor cardiac health. Real-time blood pressure, flow, oxygen and blood chemistry data are compiled on a microchip. The device would provide 24/7 real time data and enable Cardiologists to diagnose congestive heart failure (CHF) or monitor Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) and may help in the detection of a potential heart attack before it occurs. By improving monitoring of patients with cardiac disease, the implantable cardiac pressure monitor can reduce hospitalizations and improve patient outcomes. SendSor will begin generating early revenues by entering the animal monitoring and research business. Millions of dollars are spent each year monitoring the effect of pharmaceuticals in animals. Sendor will have the first class of devices that can remotely monitor the effect of different pharmaceuticals without the need for human intervention.
Proxpro – Proxpro provides advanced software solutions for the mobile workforce management and location-based services industries. The company’s situation aware products present just-in-time information to empower professionals and mobile teams to make better decisions, reduce costs and improve customer service. Founded in 2005, the company is headquartered in Weston, Mass.
Sproxil – Sproxil, Inc., founded by Dartmouth PhD candidate Ashifi Gogo, provides world-class brand protection for emerging markets through software and services that work anywhere there are mobile phones. Simple, easy to use and with no consumer capital investment, Sproxil offers a comprehensive anti-counterfeiting strategy for cash-based societies. Delivering automatic protection, simple labels and robust back-end analytics, Sproxil enables consumers to text message an item-unique code for a rapid response that confirms a brand’s genuineness. Our solution also helps companies connect directly to their consumers through customized text message responses and ads that specifically target those demographics with known buying behaviors. Spoxil’s Mobile Product Authentication (MPA) provides robust anti-counterfeiting and market intelligence solutions to companies in emerging markets. Upon purchasing a Sproxil tagged product, consumers reveal and text message a code to Sproxil. We reply about the product’s authenticity. Companies reduce counterfeiting, capture market intelligence data and can also place embedded ads in the replies.
GIS Cloud – GIS Cloud is world’s first full featured web based Geographic Information System (GIS) powered by Cloud Computing with advanced capability of creating, editing, uploading, sharing, publishing, processing and analyzing geospatial and attribute data. Its purpose is to help in making best possible life and business decisions and tackle problem solving through data visualization and geoprocessing. Until now full featured GIS existed only in the world of classic desktop applications. GIS Cloud is Software as a Service (SaaS) available in free and pay-per-use model.