As our elite bloggers are packing their bags and getting ready for the Orange Blogger Bus Tour in Silicon Valley next week, it’s time we start sharing with you the names of the exciting companies we will be meeting throughout our Californian escapade.
Today, we take a look at what we have in store for our team of bloggers on the Friday (21st September), our final day of roaming around in Silicon Valley.
And our first stop of the day should prove to be an inspiring one in our quest to find out how innovation is thriving in the Valley, as we’ll be meeting with Urthecast, a company with a vision: to deliver live HD video feed of Earth from space ! Did someone say innovation? Working hand in hand with Russian Aerospace agency RSC Energia, Urthecast aims to have two cameras on the Russian module of the International Space Station up and running next year and we’ll be hoping to find out as much as possible about this ambitious project.
We’ll then be moving on to a company a little more down to earth, which specializes in events creation, promotion and tickets sales. Launched in 2006, Eventbrite quickly became one of the market leaders in this field and conducted an interesting study about the impact of sharing events via social networks on revenue. Eventbrite has also developed an app which enables users to monitor ticket flow of their events on their mobile phones. What’s next for this dynamic firm? We’ll let you know as soon as we do!
As the cradle of innovation, the Bay Area hosts thousands of the world’s brightest creators and the Hatchery plays a real part in keeping these great minds on the West coast with their shared office space situated just off the Embarcadero. We’ll be visiting these offices and find out how the Hatchery is so much more than a workplace, and contributes actively to the spawning of new ideas, partnerships and cross-industry networking.
We will also be visiting Sharethrough, a company which specializes in promoting brand videos (amongst other things), and Junaio, who offer augmented reality services to enrich print content with multimedia experiences, where we’re hoping to see plenty of live demos ! The day will finish in style, as we will be heading along with all our bloggers to the AT & T Park to watch the San Francisco Giants!
Stay tuned this week on the live Orange blog and discover the day-by-day schedule of the Orange Blogger Bus Tour !