Posts Tagged ‘South by Southwest’

Better Block Helps Churn Up Crowds for World’s Largest Cheese Board

Posted by Lance Murray

A Dallas nonprofit helped the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board become one of the hits at South by Southwest in Austin by constructed a digital “barn” inside a conference room that housed the World’s Largest Cheese Board.

The 70-foot-long board showcased …

L’Oreal, SkinCeuticals Unveil Personalized Skincare Service

Posted by Lance Murray

L’Oreal has unveiled its newest technological advancement, a personalized skincare service called Custom D.O.S.E., that was developed by the company’s Technology Incubator in partnership with Garland-based SkinCeuticals Inc., a L’Oreal-owned company.

D.O.S.E. is a service that is engineered to scan …

Patent Office Unveils New Grant Cover at SXSW Ceremony

Posted by Lance Murray

A new design for the patent grant cover was veiled Sunday by the United States Patent and Trademark Office in a ceremony at South by Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin.

The office said that the redesigned cover will make its …

Here’s Which North Texans You Should Watch for at SXSW

Posted by Dallas Innovates

The South by Southwest Conference and Festivals officially starts Friday, and although all the happenings are in Austin, there’ll be plenty of North Texas presence.

This year’s conference has 25 tracks covering areas such as the music and film industries …

Deadline Nears to Enter Mayors Matchup Pitch at SXSW

Posted by Lance Murray

Entrepreneurs from across the country will have the opportunity to pitch their ideas to a panel of the nation’s leading mayors March 11 competing for up to $10,000 at the Mayors Matchup 2018 during the Civic I/O event at South

FastVisa to Pitch at South By Southwest in March

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

So far, 2018 has started well for FastVisa, the Dallas-based startup that created a platform to streamline the immigration paperwork process.

FastVisa will be one of 50 companies and the only startup from North Texas presenting at the South by …

Entegra Joins Dallas Smart City Effort Focusing on Cybersecurity

Posted by Lance Murray

smart citiesThe effort to execute and design the smart city strategy in Dallas got a boost this week with the announcement that entegra technologies inc. will be joining the Dallas Innovation Alliance.

DIA is a public-private partnership leading the smart city …

Blinker Allows Buyers to ‘Take the Wheel’ in Auto Sales

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

The award-winning Blinker app has arrived in Texas.

The peer-to-peer car sales app, which launched during 2016 in Colorado, allows people to buy, sell, finance, and refinance cars by doing little more than snapping a photo.

“As consumers continue to …

GetPayroll Launches App
for ‘Micro-Companies’ at SXSW

Posted by Lance Murray

Doing the employee payroll is one of the necessary, but sometimes daunting tasks a small business owner performs each month.

Lewisville-based payroll startup GetPayroll launched its SIMON app earlier this month during Startup Night at the South by Southwest Conference …

900lbs of Creative Will Offer ‘Sights and Sounds of SXSW’ Through VR Experiences

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

900lbs of Creative will flex its virtual reality muscles by broadcasting 360-degree video at this month’s South by Southwest Conference and Festival in Austin.

The content creation company, based in the Bishop Arts District in Dallas, announced the partnership this …

CommonEdits Creates Digital Library to Protect Artists’ Rights

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris


Today’s independent artists don’t need record deals to get millions of downloads online. The problem comes when musicians remix copyrighted music and then sell it online.

This piracy has resulted in plenty of lawsuits …

Mark Cuban Makes Headlines with Austin Appearance

Posted by Lance Murray

Mark Cuban, the billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks and an investor on the hit ABC television show Shark mark cuban mugTank, was in the news over the weekend for his appearance in Austin near the South by Southwest Conferences and …

Reel FX and Polyphonic Spree Present: A Live-Action Virtual Reality Concert

Posted by Krista Nightengale

At first, it looks like any other video. Tim DeLaughter, frontman of the Polyphonic Spree, begins singing a Christmas song. The multiple-member band strikes up. People in costumes come through, and then the video cuts to a scene in the …