The Playlist

Daniel Kellmereit / Liganova usa

By Daniel Kellmereit November 21st, 2017

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— A smart list of startups, links, movies, books, art and wonders.

We gather around and listen to CEO of Liganova USA Daniel Kellmereit as he lays down 5 startups that have his attention as well as some quick recommendations for our readers.



STARTUP

1.

Peloton 

Industry: Cycling, Fitness, Hardware, Video Streaming.

Founded: 2012

Peloton offers cloud-based live streaming of instructional cycling exercise content on a multi-touch console equipped with social elements.



2.

Dedrone

Industry: Drone Management, Drones, Robotics, Security.

Founded: 2014

Dedrone develops drone detection technology with automated, software-based aerial intrusion.


3.

Ring

Industry: Consumer Electronics, Security, Smart Home.

Founded: 2012

Ring, the leading outdoor home security company, provides homeowner's a line of preventative outdoor security doorbells and cameras.


4.

Blippar

Industry: Advertising, Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, Computer Vision, Education, Image Recognition, Mobile, Wearables.

Founded: 2011

Blippar is a technology company specializing in augmented reality, artificial intelligence and computer vision.


5.

NewStore

Industry: E-Commerce, Mobile, Retail, Retail Technology, Shopping.

Founded: 2015

NewStore is a mobile retail platform that empowers brands to deliver an extraordinary end-to-end shopping experience.



SUGGESTIONS

1.

Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Harari

Format: Book

About: As with its predecessor, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, Harari recounts the course of history while describing events and the individual human experience, along with ethical issues in relation to his historical survey. 


2.

Brainpickings

Format: Blog

About: An inventory of cross-disciplinary interestingness, spanning art, science, design, history, philosophy, and more.


3.

Wait but Why - Wait but Who

Format: Blog

About: A popular long-form, stick-figure-illustrated blog about almost everything.

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