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SXSW Interactive 2015 Program Guide

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7th Annual SXSW Accelerator Saturday, March 14 Sunday, March 15 Hilton Downtown Austin 500 East 4th Street 6th Floors: F, G and J The Competition SXSW Accelerator presented by Oracle returns for its seventh year to showcase some of technology's most exciting innovations. This event provides an outlet for companies to present their new online Enterprise and Smart Data Technologies, Entertainment and Content Technologies, Social Technologies, Digital Health and Life Science Technologies, Innovative World Technologies, or Wearable Technologies services to a panel of industry experts, early adopters and representatives from the venture capitalist and angel investment communities. The Categories Enterprise and Smart Data Technologies This category, presented by Rackspace, encompasses appli- cations and technologies that facilitate comprehension and application of information. These startups seek to improve pro- ductivity and management of data, analytics, text, documents, and engagement for business and individual use. Entertainment and Content Technologies The Entertainment and Content Technologies category highlights applications and technologies for gaming, music, film, television, video, news and publishing, streaming and digital storytelling, as well as new and hybrid forms of entertainment. These technolo- gies are reinventing the ways in which we learn, relax and enjoy our time. This category also contains technologies that focus on other cultural sectors such as sports, travel, mapping, publishing and food as they pertain to entertainment. Digital Health and Life Sciences Technologies This category, presentedy by Shell Technology Venures, involves patient-centric health applications and technologies that con- nect patients, families, physicians, pharmacists, care providers (hospitals and clinics) and benefit providers. These products and services enable people to collect and share timely, relevant health data and drive better outcomes at affordable and sustain- able cost levels. These products may include Internet of Things and wearable devices, but such devices may be more appropriate in the Wearable Technologies or Innovative World categories. Social Technologies This category, presented by IBM, includes applications and tech- nologies that enable personal connections. With this category we're looking for new and interesting uses, cases, products and services, as well as messaging that push the boundaries of how we find, follow and share our lives with others. If your business or service has a social component but is primarily focused on Enter- tainment, Health or Wearable Technologies, then you should enter one of these other categories instead. Wearable Technologies The Wearable Technologies category focuses on technology worn on, in, or around the body. As this major technology cycle advances we are seeking all types of wearable products that advance human performance and wellness, as well as those involved in apparel, accessories, fashion and lifestyle. Innovative World Technologies Innovative World Technologies, presented by Dyn, encompasses creative and innovative technologies that do not fit in another category. We are currently seeing lots of innovation in the Internet of Things, payments and virtual currencies, data security and privacy, transportation such as autonomous vehicles, energy, space, robotics, and artificial intelligence. If your business, ser- vice or application applies to one of these fields (or something not on this list that is even more ground-breaking), then this is your category. SXSW ACCELERATOR PRESENTED BY ORACLE Christian Sena Christian Sena Tim Strauss Tim Strauss 56 SXSW 2015 Interactive Festival INTERACTIVE EVENTS

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