SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The annual DEMOfall conference closed last month to a packed crowd of industry influencers, having witnessed the launch of 69 important new technologies into the marketplace. Taking place twice each year, the DEMO technology conferences showcase the most compelling new products from across the spectrum of the IT market.
"Participants at DEMOfall last month saw the debuts of everything from enterprise-class SaaS tools for small businesses to amazing new slot machine technology," said Chris Shipley , product analyst and executive producer of the DEMO conferences. "As proud as I am of the class of DEMOfall 07, I also have much to celebrate in the recent successes of demonstrators that have launched technologies over the last 17 years of DEMO."
In September and October, several past demonstrator companies announced impressive new milestones, including:
October also saw the introduction of DEMO Germany . Produced by IDG Germany , the event launched 20 new technology innovations into the European marketplace.
More up-to-date news on past demonstrators can be found on the DEMOtracker at http://www.demo.com/demoletter/weather_report.php.
Note to editors: This is the fifth in a series of news alerts informing media of the ongoing successes of DEMO companies. News alerts will be issued every four to six weeks.
About the DEMO Conferences
Produced by Network World Events and Executive Forums, the semi-annual DEMO conferences focus on emerging technologies and new products, which are hand-selected from across the spectrum of the technology marketplace. The DEMO conferences have earned their reputation for consistently identifying tomorrow's cutting-edge technologies, and have served as launch pad events for initial products from companies such as Palm, E*Trade, Handspring, TiVo, Skype, Half.com, U.S. Robotics, salesforce.com and WebEx, helping these companies secure venture funding, establish critical business relationships, and influence early adopters. Each DEMO conference features approximately 70 new products, technologies and services from companies both new and established. For more information on the DEMO conferences, visit http://www.demo.com/.
The DEMO community also benefits from the award winning DEMOletter. A weekly e-newsletter designed to reach the people who are creating companies, building products and launching new ideas, DEMOletter provides smart insight and analysis of entrepreneurial business issues.
About Network World
Network World, Inc., the Leader in Network Knowledge, empowers network IT executives through education, information and community. Network World, an IDG company, is the leading provider of news, analysis, reviews, events and education on information technology. Network World publishes the leading newsweekly, Network World, hosts the most active online communities (http://www.networkworld.com, http://www.javaworld.com, http://www.linuxworld.com, and http://www.demo.com), and produces educational seminars and events worldwide. Network World's portfolio of strategic marketing programs provides marketing and agency professionals with the tools to generate high-quality leads, optimize marketing campaigns, and create new revenue opportunities. Additionally, Network World is the event organizer of DEMO and DEMOfall, the leading events for new technology innovation.
About International Data Group (IDG)
International Data Group (IDG) is the world's leading technology media, events, and research company. IDG's online network includes more than 450 Web sites spanning business technology, consumer technology, digital entertainment and video games worldwide. IDG publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers in 85 countries including CIO, CSO, Computerworld, GamePro, InfoWorld, Macworld, Network World, and PC World. IDG's lead-generation service, IDG Connect, matches technology companies with an audience of engaged, high-quality IT professionals, influencers, and decision makers.
IDG is a leading producer of more than 750 technology-related events including Macworld Conference & Expo, LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, Entertainment for All Expo (E for All), DEMO, and IDC Directions. IDC, a subsidiary of IDG, is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events. Over 900 IDC analysts in more than 90 countries provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends.
Additional information about IDG, a privately held company, is available at http://www.idg.com/.
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