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UK Technology Event 2015

UK Digital 2015 is going to be the biggest event yet in its history as more than 2000 delegates descend in June on the Celtic Manor Resort. Billed as an event of technology and event, insight and inspiration, the UK technology event 2015 will see the leading lights from the global technology scene descend on Wales to display the latest technological innovations and thinking that are shaping future world.


With the current Tech Nation report announcing South Wales as the 5th fastest growing technological economy in the Unite Kingdom, the event will strengthen the Wales’ position as a main player on the international as well as domestic technology map and will bring together a community of creators, innovators and leaders.

The 2 day event on 8th and 9th June will mainly based on 4 distinct themes that will run across both days. These 4 themes include digital showcase, digital innovation, digital entrepreneurs and digital skills. Trends include, social, digital and mobile trends, the application and collection of data, cyber security, internet of things and wearables will also be displayed to bring to life the technology that is nowadays changing the workplace and the environment around us.

The Digital event 2015 will also focus on how these online technologies are being used within various industries, including finance, health, entertainment, media and sport. This event will bring together more than 2000 selected delegates from all the corners of the digital economy.

Networking opportunities, skill workshops, keynote talks, panel debates and fringe events underpin the event, which is also going to unpack the extent to which technology is serving as an enabler and transcending boundaries across all sectors of industry.

The organizers will poll hundreds of tech leaders or innovators over the coming days before unveiling the Future Five at the event. The “future five term” refers to the five technologies or trends that are set to revolutionize how we play, work and live.

Over the coming weeks, more than 100 speakers are set to be announced and promise to be key players in the field of innovation and technology, each hoping to inspire young people and businesses to take benefit of the opportunities provided by technology.

Last year, this event included speakers from world leading brands such as Telefonica, Vodafone, Cisco, Microsoft, IBM, as well as indigenous organisations including Alacrity, Hiut Denim  and WePredict take to the stage.

International Consumer Electronics Show’15

International Consumer Electronics Show’15

Technology events are always an attraction for consumers and technology giants themse lves as well. Often technology events are glittered with surprise releases and display of amazing gadgets from the leading names in the technology world. One of the kinds is the International Consumer Electronics Show (ICES). CES is held every year, in January in the beautiful city of Las Vegas, in  the United States. International Consumer Electronics Show caters more than 150,000 addicts of technology and 4000 plus exhibitors. The event is known all around the world for facilitating technology announcements and for hosting previews, that too by the brands people love to hear from. CES is also considered as one of the must attend events of technology.


This year the event began on 5th January with a press day, the tradition of CES. The day was honored by words from the President and CEO of Samsung Electronics; Keun Yoon and Chairman and Head of Mercedes; Dieter Zetsche. This year the event officially took place from the 6th to the 9th of January 2015.

Leading names in technology, including Sony LG, Sharp, Samsung Electronics and other announced their newborn technologies at the four day event in Las Vegas. The technology event is said to cover 2 million sq. ft. across three locations and every inch crowded with human feet all over. The locations were divided into specific dimensions of technology. ARIA catered regions of social media, brand marketing and marketers and advertising agencies. Tech West focused on customer, press and decision makers while Tech East was meant to target wireless gaming, automotive and audio regions. One out of many announcements, which drew attention was the announcement of S6 by Samsung Electronics. Further amazements included LG displaying its LG G Flex 2, new fancy wearable by Misfit, concept of Mercedes Benz D 015 and many others filled the event with joy and astonishment.


Almost all the biggest  names in technology were represented in the International Consumer Electronics Show 2015. Such events are considered as a healthy activity, to show cast your technology and newbies on a grand level and for knowing what your competitors are working on, promoting a positive aura in the industry.

Like the traditional events of Las Vegas, CES was too about fun, glamor and enjoyment. The show witnessed great announcements from Samsung Electronics, LG, Toshiba, HDR, Kodak and more. Toshiba introduced its robotic hostess named ChihiraAico and SmartThings by Samsung Electronics added to the glory of the

CES 2015 was a huge success with many new tremendous technologies to now wonder about.

National Robotics Week

The 2015 National Robotics Week will be held from 4th April to 12th April. It is the 6th annual celebration of all the things automated. This event is scheduled nationwide for showcasing the increasing significance of robots in the United States. The IRIM, (Institute for Robotics & Intelligent Machines) will host its own event. This event will feature tours of labs and demos of robots on campus, on 8th April, Wednesday, 2015.


The students attending both the afternoon and morning sessions will tour various robotics labs and these sessions will not be duplicated.​The time schedule for this event is given as follows.

  • 9:00am – Student will start to check-in for tours
  • 9:30am – Morning Session will be held
  • 11:45am- Lunch will take place at the Klaus Atrium
  • 12:45pm-The Tours Begins
  • 1:00pm- Afternoon Session
  • 3:00pm- Event will be concluded

Details of Registration

  • Since registration for this event is limited, hence submissions will be accepted on a first served and first come basis. Interested students are requested to complete the registration as early as possible to make sure that the group of students can be accommodated.
  • As the registration reaches the maximum number of participants, the registration form will be turned off. However, if someone is still interested, then they are welcome to contact the team via mail and can place your name on the waiting list.

  • The campus is not able to accommodate those students who are enrolled in K-5 or pre-K programs, or students who have not yet reached pre-K age.

Required Forms Details

For attending this event, all the students must have a legal guardian or parents to complete a Model Release Form, which is related to the use of videos and photograph footage taken during the event and a Parental Release Form, which is related to liability. Moreover, Chaperones should also fill the Model Release Form. All these forms will be emailed, collected and scanned in one file to IRIM before to the event.

Attire and Transportation Details

It does not matter that whether you are signing up for both or just one tour sessions, outdoor walking is an essential element of this event. Make sure to wear comfortable dress and shoes for the weather. There is also a facility of transportation, which will be given to some of the remote tour locations on the campus.

Nokia to Reveal 6 devices at 22nd October Event

It has been reported by the sources of Verge that Nokia is expected to reveal 6 new devices at the event, which will be held on 22nd October in Abu Dhabi at the Nokia World.

The site further explains that the event of Nokia scheduled for next month will see 6 latest and new devices which will have at least 2 new Lumia handsets, the Lumia 2520 and Lumia 1520. Furthermore, the site also unveils that there will be a variety of new accessories and out of which one is going to be very special for the audience.

However, there is still no news about the rumored 4 new devices and accessories expected to release on 22nd October. Much of the speculation regarding the 22nd October event has centered on the long rumored Nokia Lumia 1520 phablet, whereas the rumored first phablet handset maker has been said to launch with a microSD card slot, a nano-SIM card, built-in storage of 32 GB, 2 GB of RAM and Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor. The expected highlights of the Nokia Lumia 1520 is a rear camera of 20 Megapixels, as well as a full HD display of 6 inches, a resolution that can be supported now because of the GDR3 update by Microsoft.

Also, Nokia is expected to formally release its first tablet, which is Nokia Lumia 2520 codenamed as Sirius. This tablet is based on Windows RT. The rumored Windows RT tablet of Nokia is likely to feature a full HD 10.1 inch 1920×1080 pixel display. This tablet is powered by an ARM quad-core Qualcomm 8974 processor.  The Nokia’s first tablet is expected to weigh around 590 grams (1.3 pounds) and offer up to 10hours of battery backup. The Sirius Windows RT tablet of Nokia has been rumored to feature a 6.7 mega pixel camera having Carl Zeiss optics and it will come preloaded with unique apps of Nokia. The Company has long been rumored that it is working on the tablet; however, there has not been much information about the official name of this tablet.

Nokia has confirmed its forthcoming announcement recently and also confirmed the event’s location, which is the Nokia World, Abu Dhabi. The Innovation Reinvented event of Nokia comes at a significant time for the company which has seen its worldwide market share dip amid increasing wave of low priced Android devices.

ITechLaw World Technology Law Conference 2015

The iTechLaw (International Technology Law Association) is going to hold its ITechLaw World Technology Annual Meeting and Law Conference 2015 from 29th April to 1st May. ITechLaw is a worldwide premier organization for the legal professionals who practice in the global sectors of technology, having members from all 6 continents. The organizers of this cordially invite colleagues from private organizations, educational institutions, government and industry to join them for learning and networking purposes with some of the best minds from across the world in the technology sector.


The main highlights of the event include the Keynote address which will be delivered by President of Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California, Maria Klawe. She is going to speak on the topic of the need of women in technology career and its significance. She will explain that how, over the last decade, the participation of women in the tech industry has decreased instead of getting advanced. Maria Klawe, who is also a member of the Board of Directors of Microsoft, will discuss the major reasons why most women tend not to study computer technology.  She will describe that how Harvey Mudd College has increased the number of woman computer science majors dramatically from 10 percent to 40 percent, over a three year period.

According to Sajal Singh, who is ITechLaw President, the 2015 World Technology Annual Meeting and Law Conference provides an exceptional opportunity for the participants to hear the latest on the most important issues of today in technology law, from professionals who are experienced in their fields.The format of ITechLaw conference includes interactive workshops, panel discussions and speaker-led presentations. Some topics that will be addressed in this event include the following.

  • Insolvency and Licenses
  • Cryptocurrencies and Apple Pay. Competitors or Complementary
  • Troublesome Technology in the Workplace
  • The World of Eligible Patent Subject Matter
  • The Movement of Legal Hackers and Its Effects on the Practice of Law
  • Cyber Attacks and Commercial Contracting
  • After death, What Will Happen to Your Online Life
  • ISP Privacy Issues Liability with regard to Developments in Latin America

This conference will take place at the luxurious hotel Grand Del Mar. All the information related to hotel accommodations is available on the website of this event. Opportunities for networking and social interaction will start with the Welcome Reception on Wednesday evening at The Grand Del Mar on the Aria Lawn, and will continue throughout the event during breaks and lunches.

HIVE Leadership Summit 2015

The two parallel events celebrating Armenian music and technology will take place at Tumo, with the participation of different industry experts. These events include Musical Town Hall Meeting and HIVE Engineering Leadership Summit 2015. The Musical Town Hall Meeting will take place with Composer Tigran Mansuryan, Serj Tankian (System of a Down vocalist) as the lead panelist and other popular musicians. All these notable musicians will participate in a town hall meeting where leading composers and artists will discuss innovative approaches to Armenian music.

HIVE offers acceleration programs, seed investment, offline and online events and an exciting mentorship network for all the members. HIVV invites resource partners, entrepreneurs, investors, professionals, fresh talent and mentors to join the HIVE network after creating a profile through their website.

Now you can join the HIVE Team, Alexis Ohanian, Raffi Krikorian and other top engineering leaders of the world in Yerevan for the first HIVE Engineering Leadership Summit 2015 on April 25th. The host of this event is Tumo Center for Creative Technologies and it is sponsored by the Hovnanian Foundation.

The leadership summit will include different industry professionals as speakers, such as Executive Chair Alexis Ohanian, Reddit founder, former Twitter VP Raffi Krikorian and Tumo board member. This event will bring together software programmers and engineers for talks, an interactive chance and workshop to have networking meetings with industry experts to share experiences between local experts and world renowned technology leaders.

Moreover, the HIVE Engineering Leadership Summit 2015 will bring the CTOs and the leading engineering practitioners in the tech industry to Armenia for sharing their experience with burgeoning startup ecosystem of Yerevan. This event is tailored and specifically organized for software developers and engineers and will offer exceptional insights into product development at a few of the most profitable and successful startups.

All the participants must receive an invitation after submitting a request form because only submitting forms do not guarantee attendance. As soon as you get your invitation, you can get your tickets for $ 15 per attendee; however, the entrance for current student is completely free. Make sure to get registered as soon as possible, as the registration for this event closes on 15th April.

The participants in both events will get an opportunity to mingle during a common lunch. This will foster the kind of interaction and communication between technology and art that is one of the trademarks of the Tumo program.

Vision to Reality Conference 2015

PwC has more than 5000 staff in and partner locations in Canada from Vancouver, British Columbia to St. John’s, Newfoundland. Being a part of the largest network of more than 154000 people in multiple countries, PwC provides its clients with the best of their solutions, experience and collective thinking for enhancing value for their stakeholders and clients and for building public trust.


Every year the Vision to Reality event is organized by PwC that brings together more than 500 influencers, VCs, entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs for sharing perspectives and for collaborating on the ways that innovation is reshaping the market of Canada in unexpected and new ways. Nowadays, PwC is looking for growing companies with tech solutions from several industries to join the Vision to Reality Awards Program 2015. The Company is working with the City of Cape Town, Wesgro and SA Innovation Summit. PwC and will use the platform of SA Innovation Pitching Den for the 20 top Vision to Reality contestants to pitch.

The main aims of this event include the following:

  • To gain entry inside the minds of technology visionaries leading business visionaries of today, who will take you through their challenges and triumphs to build a highly innovative and profitable business.
  • Contribute in building a creative ecosystem by challenging the norm that pushes businesses of all sizes of Canada to be leaders on the worldwide stage.
  • Learn ways and opportunities to expand your networks, meet potential business partners and forge new relationships with companies that are across the business life cycle.

Moreover, the Vision to Reality Awards program seeks for encouraging companies having very high growth potential to become market leaders. This event is supported by the CITi Bandwidth Barn initiative, U-Start, Grindstone and Silicon Cape.

All the entrants must be either headquartered or controlled in Africa, have their R&D activities and management team located in Africa. Applicants should also have their own proprietary technology or intellectual property that takes part for a considerable portion of operating revenue, and offer innovative and tech-enabled solutions across the industry.

The process of nomination is going to take place on the SA Innovation Summit, after which a list of 20 companies will be chosen by an independent panel of judges. The selected companies will then pitch their tech-enabled solutions at the SA Innovation Summit PwC Pitching Den. From which 10 companies will be chosen to take part in a mentorship program of PwC. After this, these companies will deliver their final presentation at PwC to the panel of judges. The top 3 winners will be announced at the awards ceremony.

Apple Watch

Apple is a renowned brand across the world with a variety of items. Tim Cook announced the Apple’s new item as the Apple Watch on 9th September 2014.  The watch is capable of supporting health related checks and fitness tracking. It can also integrate with other items which support the iOS. Apple watch has three types, Apple Watch, Apple Watch Sport and Apple Watch Edition. To benefit from all of the functions of the watch, it needs to be connected to an iPhone5 or any model after the iPhone5 that supports the iOS 8.2 and similar versions coming after the 8.2. The shipping of Apple Watch will begin from 24th April 2015.


The Apple Watch facilitates you to  receive calls and messages because it is paired with an iPhone. The watch is capable of controlling an Apple television and it can also give directions to the user via Google maps application. The best feature of this app is Siri, which is a personal assistant as well as a knowledge navigator and was previously available in iPhone only. This watch uses the force touch option allowing it to judge if the force applied is enough or less.

The Apple Watch has three types with distinct designs and it comes with two case sizes. The case of Apple Watch has a mechanism with the help of which the straps become interchangeable. The Watch screen is sensitive to pressure and can differentiate between a tap and a press. There is a button specified for showing the contacts list. The watch is charged through a cable just like charging the MacBook Apps. The new S1 processor in the Apple Watch is a state of the art invention that inventors call as a whole computer on a single chip. This highly artistic watch has a built in sensor that monitors heart rate through infrared and light LED’s. It’s water resistant NOT water proof. All the versions of Apple Watch have an inner storage capacity of 8gb that means you can store music and also picture files. And more superbly, when the watch is paired with the iPhone, all the data on the phone is available on the watch. If the pairing is ended, you don’t have access to the data on the phone anymore. With the invention of this Watch, users will surely enjoy their iPhones and you don’t need to take out your cell phone each time to answer calls or read text messages, just tap on the Watch and there you go!

Google Glass—an Insight

Google glass can be considered as a revolutionary gadget which changed the perspective of wearable devices. It is actually a gadget which acts as add to your smartphone screen, essentially aiding you to perform small tasks. It looks like a pair of glasses. It is much like a beta edition on an international level and was created to generate a spark of interest among the people.

Google glass enables you to perform a voice search. In addition to that you can conveniently find directions while going for a drive or a walk with the help of Google glass.
Google glass has an exciting and a notable feature that is taking pictures on the go. You get to take pictures and videos from your Google glass through Google+. This device also starts the Google hangout session, making you available for your contacts as soon as you activate this device. You can also accept phone calls on this device, send texts look for search results such as weather reports and also hook into third party apps.

google glass

How does it connect with your mobile phone?
Essentially, Google glass isn’t a phone, but it uses a Bluetooth or WIFI to connect to your phone. In addition to that glass can be used on the home WIFI networks as well.
The potential buyers
Currently Google glass has been delivered to a few developers who have purchased this device at a price of $1500 and so on. In addition to that, several people have also received a Google glass as a result of their social campaign on the social-networks.

The outlook of Google glass
It is basically a pair of rimless glasses having a sturdy stem and a rectangular extension on one side right in front of the lens. The nose pads are comfortable and the adjustable arms also provide extra convenience. It also holds a power button, a speaker, a light which is used for indication, a micro-USB charging port and a camera button.
The battery for this device will be adjusted easily and lets you operate with its touch sensitive navigation pad.

Future for Google glass
Earlier this year, Google has brought its explorer program for Glass to a halt. For the current owners of Google glass, the working will still be available, but no software updates will be provided. A new version of Glass might be released by Google later this year. The gist behind this explorers program was to see how the users would respond to technology. After getting the required reviews, Google decided to shut the program down to work on the updated versions of Google glass.

XMTV Player API – best way to play all live streams

- play all streams easy – compatible with ARM and MIPS CPU – don’t worry anymore for CPU and GPU architectures.
– easy to protect your content (hsl,rtmp,ssl)
– easy adopt to any type of online live TV or Radio stream
– Eco-system which enable all users to have access to list of add-on + option to monetize all streams with banners
– Source code of sample add-on on github and code snippets for easy integration of xmtv player
– Native support for rtmp://$OPT format with all advanced options
– Native support of many types of streaming servers – regular updates with new ones
– Supports key for SecureToken response, used if the server requires SecureToken authentication.
– Supports JSON token used by legacy Justin servers.
– Supports Weeb token used by legacy WeebTV servers.
– XMTV Player provides an extensive list of options for easily configuring layout and behavior of the player.
– Monetizing: add your ads from AdIquity and earn more money
– no need to install flash player.
– recently updates with latest server technologies and protection methods, just take care of your content.

If you have interest you can read more information to to implement it on our web page under developer-api