Inventorship Is Dead! Long Live the Inventor!
Newswire - April 12, 2018

Innovation has come a long way since the days of basic medical technology as eyeglasses have transformed into the latest facial-recognition technology ...more

Facial Recognition Technology Just Took a Giant Leap Forward
Newswire - March 12, 2018

Though relatively new, facial recognition technology continues to improve in leaps and bounds. Needless to say, the future is bright for this technology ...more

"Having A Child Can Be Great For Invention" Words Of Wisdom With CrowdOptic CEO Jon Fisher
BuzzFeed - February 2, 2018

I had the pleasure to interview Jon Fisher CEO and a co-founder of the augmented reality streaming company CrowdOptic ...more

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NEC Australia to offer real-time video facial recognition
ZDNet - December 13, 2017

With video captured using fixed and mobile camera sensors in body cams, smartphones, and drones, NEC Australia customers can use the company's new facial recognition platform in real time ...more

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Intelligent Live Streaming: CrowdOptic
The Silicon Review - September 2017

CrowdOptic, a company headquartered in California uses real-time sensor data from electronic devices and its own patented CrowdOptic algorithms to identify and track where devices are aimed ...more

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As sensor technology evolves, drones don’t need eyes to see
The Next Web - August 29, 2017

Operating in partnership with Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, the small San Francisco-based company CrowdOptic has developed an airborne camera system that ascertains the GPS coordinates of grounded objects within its field of vision ...more

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Street Culture: A New Way to Keep Score at CrowdOptic
The Incubator - August 23, 2017

Founded in 2011 by three Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, CrowdOptic provides an enterprise platform that enables intelligent video live-streaming from mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) devices. CrowdOptic’s algorithms can detect what direction cameras are being pointed to identify targets of common interest, both moving and fixed ...more

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Street Culture: A New Way to Keep Score at CrowdOptic
Street Fight - August 18, 2017

Fifteen employees are currently employed by Fisher, co-founder and CEO of IoT software company CrowdOptic, which combines data from multiple devices to create a bigger picture, seeing around corners and through walls ...more

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Houston lab working to connect the internet's many dots
Houston Chronicle - August 14, 2017

The San Francisco-based company has created algorithms that detect what direction cameras are being pointed. It allows customers to then jump between different video feeds to view different perspectives ...more

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HPE Edgeline Innovation Network

The HPE Edgeline Innovation Network is a formal appliance and solution development program. Collaborating with third parties and including their unique content, Edgeline Converged Edge Systems offerings are created and optimized at an accelerated pace ...more

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CrowdOptic: A first mover in HPE' Edgeline Appliance Program is aiming to create solutions in "the IoT and the Intelligent Edge"
The Silicon Review - May 15, 2017

CrowdOptic, a company headquartered in California uses real-time sensor data from electronic devices and its own patented CrowdOptic algorithms to identify and track where devices are aimed (focus) ...more

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Working On The Edge of Reality With Jon Fisher

Serial entrepreneur Jon Fisher is always on the lookout for new ways to exchange information. Now he’s pushing that envelope even further with augmented reality ...more

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How Intelligent Live Streaming Can Save Lives
IoT Institute - April 20, 2017

“The future vision for the tech is to see it deployed by entire smart cities thereby connecting cameras in new, contextually-relevant even life-saving ways,”...more

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US tech genius invents AquaEye the world's first underwater live wifi camera
Daily Express - March 17, 2017

The solution has exponential possibilities for energy sectors, fishing, environmentalists, water sports and crucially the Navy as it offers the first-of-a-kind peak of what is happening under water in real time....more

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8 Hot IoT Startups to Watch in 2017 - December, 2016

...behind the scenes in the enterprise world—manufacturing, construction, logistics, retail, transport, power production and distribution—a revolution is happening. Internet of Things (IoT) technology and applications are bringing intelligence and insight to previously unconnected devices...more

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Q&A: Using Drones to Live-Stream Surveillance with Facial Recognition and Sightline Tracking
The News Journal - December, 2016

CrowdOptic recently formed a joint initiative to produce unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or flying drones, equipped with live-streaming capabilities for first responders and public safety organizations ...more

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Chinese traffic cops are testing AR smart glasses for license plate checks
Disruptive Asia - Novermber 30, 2016

CrowdOptic and Futton have announced the implementation of CrowdOptic’s live-streaming solution on smart glasses, complete with license plate recognition, for the Ministry of Traffic in China...more

Author of 'Strategic Entrepreneurialism' says team cohesiveness leads to innovation
Motherboard - Novermber 7, 2016

Fisher and his team assembled a new form of triangulation algorithm that CrowdOptic patented and that would later be put to use in applications ranging from tracking a NASA lunar lander to introducing the Department of Defense to augmented reality technology that it has prototyped for Special Ops forces...more

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Emergency Workers Now Have Access to Military-Grade Drones
Motherboard - Novermber 4, 2016

A multi-company tech partnership is pairing military-grade surveillance technology with drones for first responders and emergency workers to use in the field. The idea is to give EMTs, traffic police and other clients an “eye in the sky” to help them respond to emergencies quicker...more

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CrowdOptic Field App Uses Augmented Reality to Catch Bad Guys
Tech.Co - October 21, 2016

CrowdOptic’s Field App is the business-to-consumer version of its high-tech military technology, which enables ordinary citizens to wield crime-fighting power by policing their neighborhoods with AR....more

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Special Ops Testing Of Augmented Reality Confirms New B2B Opportunities
Forbes - October 12, 2016

CrowdOptic and Sofwerx will deploy technology that proves the gaming industry is more in touch with reality than we might have imagined. And this technology is spilling over into the business sector with surprising speed...more

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Mobile App Funded by SOCOM Gives Commanders Front Row View of the Battlefield
National Defense Magazine - September 8, 2016

The concept sounds relatively simple: A team of special operations troops sees an area of interest, and aims their smartphones. Then software magically produces instant GPS coordinates of where the operators are looking, giving commanders the option to strike the target or watch a live-stream of events from their command center...more

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There's an App for That: Mobile App Connects SpecialOps with Central Command
Product Design and Development - September 8, 2016

A new mobile app aims to connect field operatives in the U.S. Special Operations Command with central command for quicker, more detailed reports and less equipment...more

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Entrepreneurs Are Getting Creative About Solving Global Problems
Inc. - September 6, 2016

If you haven't heard of CrowdOptic yet, it won't be long before you do. This prolific team of engineers is putting their brains together to help first responders (and other professionals) do their jobs better. Through instant GPS coordinates and verification of what people are looking at with their smartphones, CrowdOptic provides a live streaming device that adapts to any environment...more

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A Man of the Future
Marin Magazine - August 29, 2016

“The understanding of where a device is pointed will help us fight catastrophes caused by things like bad weather and fire.” Indeed, that’s already happening — the technology has been picked up by a wide range of institutions ...more

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CrowdOptic Meets Skywalker: Cool Technology Launches With An Exclusive Approach To PR
Forbes - August 9, 2016

In the coolness factor department, CrowdOptic is hard to beat. The "middleware for wearables" provider has developed a way to identify video by the object the device is looking at, as opposed to the source. ...more

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Business Insider - July 10, 2016

"CrowdOptic, which makes a technology so cool that we've never seen anything like it. We've seen a demo of the tech and it is extremely promising." - Business Insider

It's software used with smart glasses that allows you to look through walls, around corners, and otherwise see things that your ordinary vision can't view...more

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Denver Broncos test Sony SmartEyeglass to give fans a visual remote
Sony Developer World - July 1, 2016

The Broncos partnered with Sony and CrowdOptic, who have created a technology that allows fans at live sporting events to enjoy a whole new dimension of the game using Sony SmartEyeglass...more

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CrowdOptic Launches a New Smart Eye Device
Tech.Co - April 8, 2016

Now (CrowdOptic) brings new hardware to the industry, in the form of the CrowdOptic Eye, a streaming device that will adapt to meet the needs of any environment. A user can simply push a button and live stream from anywhere. ...more

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CrowdOptic launches its own hardware as other Glass at Work partners seemingly dying
9 to 5 Google - March 14, 2016

CrowdOptic, widely known as one of the larger and more successful of the dozen-or-so Glass at Work partners, has today announced its first in-house developed hardware product. The CrowdOptic Eye...more

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How to Turn Community Into Strategic Customers
Forbes - January 11, 2016

If you’re looking to convert your average community member into a raving, loyal fan who will spend years supporting your business ...more

How the cutting edge of virtual reality is making the real world seem boring
Washington Post - October 22, 2015

A Silicon Valley start-up, CrowdOptic, has built and deployed software that can process multiple video streams from people wearing Google Glass to learn what they are focusing on and observing ...more

Google Glass Comes to Doctor’s Office Near You as Upgrade Looms
Bloomberg - August 20, 2015

A few weeks ago, a New Zealand doctor donned Google Glass and beamed video of an aortic surgery to the U.S. offices of medical device maker Endologix Inc ...more

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iPads, Google Glass helping save lives at Nemours
The News Journal - July 13, 2015

(Nemours) is looking to further extend its doctors' virtual reach past the emergency room and directly into ambulances and helicopters. Starting this month, three transport nurses are testing out the effectiveness of Google Glass ...more

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Inheriting the Learner's View: A Wearable Computing Platform for Improving Surgical Trainee Performance
Western Thoracic Surgical Association - 41st Annual Meeting

The Google (Mountain View, Ca) Glass wearable computing platform running proprietary software from CrowdOptic (San Francisco, Ca) was utilized for creation of the wearable surgical visualization system. Both the learner and trainer wore Glass devices and video was streamed from the learner’s Glass unit in real-time to the trainer ...more