Startups linked to CMU Portugal Program at CeBIT
(http://streambolico.com/) and Xhockware (http://www.xhockware.com/), two startups related to the
Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program, were at the world’s largest and most
international computer expo – CeBIT (http://www.cebit.de/home). Both startups were at the
Portugal Ventures Pavilion.
||Streambolico introduced FaaS™ at the expo, a high speed
file transfer solution for mobile devices enabling 4x faster mobile file
transfers. In addition to FaaS™, they presented CrowdWiFi™ Streaming, an
appliance for high density video streaming that allows video streaming over
WiFi to hundreds of simultaneous users per WiFi hotspot.Streambolico
has been linked to the CMU Portugal Program because of its co-founder, João
Barros, who is a former director of the Program.
||Xhockware was at the CeBIT mainly to present the product
YouBeep (http://www.youbeep.com/), a new mobile shopping and
checkout solution that aims to end the waiting lines at checkout and enhance
the shopping experience. This startup
benefited from the inRes Program - 2014 Edition (http://www.cmuportugal.org/tiercontent.aspx?id=5127), a very early stage acceleration
program for entrepreneurial teams working in Information and Communication
Technologies (ICT), in Portugal, offered by the CMU Portugal Program.
CeBIT is considered
a barometer of the state of the art in information technology. This year, the
expo happened between 16th and 20th march and, according
to the expo’s website, it had more than 350 startups bringing new creative
impulses to CeBIT (http://www.cebit.de/en/news-trends/after-show-report/our-performance-in-figures/).