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Vtrus launches drones to inspect and protect your warehouses and factories

By | Artificial Intelligence, Battlefield, Disrupt, disrupt sf 2018, Gadgets, Hardware, Robotics, Startup Battlefield Disrupt SF 2018, Startups, TC, vtrus

Knowing what’s going on in your warehouses and facilities is of course critical to many industries, but regular inspections take time, money, and personnel. Why not use drones? Vtrus uses computer vision to let a compact drone not just safely navigate indoor environments but create detailed 3D maps of them for inspectors and workers to consult, autonomously and in real time.

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Unbound makes pleasure fashionable

By | Battlefield, disrupt sf 2018, fda, Gadgets, sex toys, Startup Battlefield Disrupt SF 2018, TC, unbound, vibrator

Unbound founders Polly Rodriguez and Sarah Jayne Kinney have long and varied careers. Rodriguez worked for U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill on Capitol Hill before heading to Deloitte Consulting and dating startup Grouper. Kinney was a graduate of University of Cincinnati worked at Puma and then at Esquire and O, Oprah’s magazine. She worked shooting products for […]

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PoLTE lets you track devices using LTE signal

By | Battlefield, Developer, Disrupt, disrupt sf, disrupt sf 2018, Enterprise, Gadgets, PoLTE, Startups

Meet PoLTE, a Dallas-based startup that wants to make location-tracking more efficient. Thanks to PoLTE’s software solution, logistics and shipment companies can much more easily track packages and goods. The startup is participating in TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield at Disrupt SF. If you want to use a connected device to track a package, you currently need […]

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Robo Wunderkind wants to build the Lego Mindstorms for everyone

By | Battlefield, Europe, Fundings & Exits, Gadgets, Robo Wunderkind, Startups

Lego Mindstorms have paved the way for many programmable toys. And Austrian startup Robo Wunderkind is building a new kind of Lego-like programmable kit. The startup first launched on the TechCrunch Disrupt stage and just raised $1.2 million (€1 million) from SOSV, Austrian Federal Promotional Bank and multiple business angels. Compared to many programmable toys […]

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The Sun Exchange funds solar installations with micro-investments and bitcoin

By | Battlefield, Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, Disrupt Berlin 2017, Events, Gadgets, GreenTech, Hardware, renewable energy, solar, Solar Power, TC, the sun exchange

 Solar power could transform small communities around the world, but remote villages can’t always scrape together the thousands of dollars required to install the cells. The Sun Exchange wants to change that by leveraging the hearts and wallets of hobby investors, who cover the installation costs and then have their share of the revenue trickle in for years to come. There’s even… Read More

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Trillium aims to shield your high-tech car against cyberattacks

By | Automotive, Battlefield, Disrupt Berlin 2017, Events, Gadgets, Security, Startups, TC, Transportation, trillium

 Cars these days are basically computers with wheels, and as with other computers, you’ll probably want to make a few changes to protect against cyberthreats. Trillium, presenting today at Disrupt Berlin’s Startup Battlefield, is looking to be the security solution for in-car computer systems, adding extra encryption, intrusion detection, and other firewall-like features. Read More

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Lia is launching the first-ever flushable pregnancy test

By | Battlefield, Disrupt Berlin 2017, Gadgets, Lia, TC

 The traditional pregnancy test hasn’t seen any innovation in over 30 years, with the exception of adding a digital component. Lia Diagnostics, launching today at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin, wants to change that. The Lia pregnancy test will be the first-ever flushable test to hit the market, offering a more sustainable, disposable, convenient and private way for women to find out if… Read More

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