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2014-01-24 16:21:58

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CrowdOptic, a maker of crowd-powered mobile and wearable applications as seen at popular sporting events, today announced it has received funding to ramp up sales and marketing of its software, which curates and broadcasts live streaming video from Google Glass and other smart devices to stadium scoreboards, fan mobile devices and live TV. The additional funding, which consists of debt financing from Silicon Valley Bank, as well as other...

2013-08-19 12:22:52

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CrowdOptic, a maker of crowd-powered mobile applications, today announced it has teamed with researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's Silicon Valley campus who are creating technology for "smart" buildings and "smart" environments based on the Internet of Things (IOT). Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley researchers have been developing technology to link mobile users to the "smart environment" to provide novel and useful targeted...

2013-06-03 12:25:08

SAN FRANCISCO, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CrowdOptic, a maker of crowd-powered mobile applications, today announced that its technology will power key features of the virtual art gallery smartphone app being launched by its partners, the Location Based Marketing Association (LBMA) and Lancome Canada, a division of L'Oreal Canada, at the 7th Annual Luminato Festival in Toronto. Full details of the mobile app, named "20 Bloggers for a Rose: The Lancome Virtual Gallery," and its...

2012-12-31 08:22:14

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CrowdOptic, a maker of crowd-driven mobile applications, announced today that it has closed additional debt financing from Silicon Valley Bank. The company will use the financing for product and market expansion, to capitalize on runaway demand for its mobile technology, and to deliver an end-to-end mobile enterprise solution based on its core mobile enterprise technology platform. In July 2011, CrowdOptic introduced the first technology that...

2012-12-12 20:23:29

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CrowdOptic, a maker of crowd-powered mobile applications, today announced that Ticketek, the leading ticketing partner to the sports and live entertainment industry in Australia and New Zealand, has launched a new App for iPhone that includes Friend Spotter(TM), a unique mobile feature which allows friends to locate each other instantly in a crowd using their smartphones. Australia's number-one Entertainment Events website and ticketing provider...

2012-12-12 20:21:24

SAN FRANCISCO and REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- xTV, the leader in Interactive Cloud TV, has signed a substantial go-to-market content sharing and monetization agreement with CrowdOptic. The landmark agreement now enables crowdsourcing of sports and major events content, such as videos, photos and social media, to be shown live on xTV to enable viewers to watch TV through the eyes of people on the ground; augmenting, and in many cases, eliminating, the need...

2012-12-06 16:25:05

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CrowdOptic, a maker of crowd-driven mobile applications and the creator of the first focal clustering technology for smart phones, today announced it has completed an analysis of amateur photos posted on social media sites which has revealed some of the top locations photographed during the major storm Sandy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121206/SF25581) CrowdOptic's Enterprise Photo Curation Engine analyzed a set of thousands of...

2012-10-22 07:26:35

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FORA.tv, the leading online destination for video programs from the world's best events and conferences, and CrowdOptic, a maker of crowd-powered mobile applications, today announced that they have teamed up to offer, for the first time, the ability to view the immediate reaction and interest of the in-person audience at the final presidential debate, through a real-time social activity stream available exclusively at FORA.tv. (Photo:...

2012-10-11 11:23:19

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CrowdOptic, a maker of crowd-driven mobile applications, today announced it has raised $500,000 in additional capital to meet its targets of international expansion and profitability during the current quarter. The company announced that it will unveil new deployments of its technology in Australia, New Zealand, India and Japan during the fourth quarter of 2012. The new funding will help the company sustain an aggressive rate of growth and enter...

2012-09-27 02:24:47

SAN FRANCISCO and SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CrowdOptic, a maker of crowd-powered mobile applications, and The Big Picture Film and Video Arts Inc., a leading provider of video production solutions for broadcast television, today entered into a broad agreement to tag news reports in real time with the precise GPS location of the breaking news event - a breakthrough capability in the Electronic News Gathering industry, where traditionally only a reporter's location is...