News - 2016

  • 22nd November 2016

    We used MeaningMine to analyse the volume of social media postings about Trump and Clinton in the run up to the US election The volume of postings turned out to be a better indicator of the... Read more »
  • 24th October 2016

    Movidius - the world leader in embedded machine vision technology together with leading provider of video-based IoT (Internet of Things) solutions and data operation services Hikvision have announced... Read more »
  • 7th September 2016

    Mindfulness isn’t just the latest meditation fad taken up by celebrities; it’s a very old and very useful technique used to reduce everyday stress and help people cope with bad times in a more... Read more »
  • 6th September 2016

    Intel to acquire Movidius Enterprise Equity VC announces the successful exit of its investment in Movidius, a leading Vision Processing company, to Intel in a deal announced this... Read more »
  • 1st September 2016

    A good business plan plays a part, but there’s no escaping the fact that VCs back people first. “It’s a cliché, but its 100% true,” says Frank Walsh, a partner in Enterprise Equity Venture... Read more »
  • 15th June 2016

    Drones Data X 2016 was a huge success. We had speakers, exhibitors, and participants from the top companies in commercial drones and great new startups pushing the tech into new and interesting... Read more »
  • 10th June 2016

    Risk of the week - Oil transport by train Read more »
  • 7th June 2016

    Movidius, world leader in ultra-low power machine vision technology today announced a strategic partnership to provide advanced vision processing technology to a variety of VR-centric Lenovo... Read more »
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    6th June 2016

    The most common mistake in salon rebranding is to think it’s going to solve every problem that has arisen prior to the makeover when in fact, it’s much more than just a name change. Rebranding is... Read more »
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    16th May 2016

    Irish digital publisher StoryToys has received investment through a US-based company linked to businesswoman Laurene Powell Jobs, widow of Apple founder Steve Jobs. The company, which makes... Read more »
  • 19th April 2016

    EpiSensor’s wireless monitoring technology has contributed to a first-of-its-kind project commissioned by the UK Government’s Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) to measure the... Read more »
  • 18th April 2016

    Movidius, the leader in low-power machine vision, today announced a strategic collaboration with FLIR Systems, a global leader in thermal imaging technology, to bring advanced computer vision... Read more »
  • 16th March 2016

    Movidius, the leader in low-power computer vision, and DJI are bringing new levels of autonomy to DJI aircraft through a sophisticated vision-aided flight... Read more »
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    15th March 2016

    If you have been following the Phorest Blog for a while, you’ll see that we’ve had a laser focus on customer service recently! That is in part to do with this January’s Salon Owners Summit. Our... Read more »
  • 2nd March 2016

    Almost everything is becoming sensor-laden and connected, even nature. How can your organization benefit? By David Watch - Computerworld I recently connected with the CEO of a fascinating company... Read more »
  • 1st March 2016

    Polecat, a leading risk intelligence technology company based in London, Bristol, and California has secured a £3 million funding round. The investment will help accelerate the successful UK... Read more »
  • 17th February 2016

    Movidius, the leader in low-power machine vision for connected devices, today announced that it is working with Google to accelerate the adoption of deep learning within mobile devices. As part of... Read more »
  • 20th January 2016

    Many Irish start-ups are now dealing in medtech, a growing industry in which innovation can have a profound impact. This selection of young Irish companies all hail from the medical device sector,... Read more »
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    8th January 2016

    Phorest Salon Software are proud to announce the latest update for the upcoming Salon Owners Summit 2016. On January 11, 2016 in Dublin, Ireland, the leading Salon Owners from across Europe will... Read more »