Interactive 2014

SXSW Interactive 2014 Program Guide

SXSW Interactive 2014 Program Guide: Tomorrow Happens Here

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Don Bender Don Bender Kelsee Becker Our Sponsors Presenting Sponsor Category Sponsors Kelsee Becker 208 SXSW 2014 Interactive Festival SXSW ACCELERATOR DISCOVER THE MOST INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES 6 th Annual SXSW Accelerator SATURDAY, MARCH 8 & SUNDAY, MARCH 9 HILTON AUSTIN DOWNTOWN, LEVEL 4: SALONS A, B & D The Competition SXSW Accelerator returns for its sixth edition to showcase some of technology's most excit- ing innovations. This event provides an outlet for companies to present their new online Enterprise and Big Data Technologies, Entertainment and Content Technologies, Social Technologies, Health Technologies, Innovative World Technologies, or Wearable Technolo- gies to a panel of industry experts, early-adopters and representatives from the venture capitalist and angel investment communities. The Categories ENTERPRISE AND BIG DATA TECHNOLOGIES The Enterprise and Big Data Technologies category encompasses applications and technologies that facilitate comprehension and application of information. These startups seek to improve productivity and management of data, analytics, text, docu- ments, and engagement for business and individual use. ENTERTAINMENT AND CONTENT TECHNOLOGIES This category highlights applications and technologies for news and publishing, gam- ing, music, film, TV, video, streaming and digital storytelling, as well as new hybrid forms of entertainment and news media. It also contains tech that focus on cultural sectors such as sports, travel, mapping, publishing and food. HEALTH TECHNOLOGIES The Health Technologies category involves patient-centric health applications and technologies that connect patients, families, physicians, pharmacists, care providers (hospitals, clinics) and benefit providers. These services enable people to share timely, relevant health data and drive better outcomes at sustainable cost levels. SOCIAL TECHNOLOGIES The Social Technologies category includes applications and technologies that enable personal connections. With this category we're looking for new and interesting uses, cases, products and services that push the boundaries on how we find, follow and share our lives with others. 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 The Innovative World technologies Category encompasses everything from real- time search, augmented reality, the Internet, censorship, security, space, robotics, artificial intelligence, the Semantic Web, recommendation technologies and person- alization technologies. INTERACTIVE EVENTS

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