Dec 2012 Boston New Tech Meetup #bnt24

Free event! December meeting of the Boston New Tech Meetup - 24th edition!

Come learn about 5 innovative and exciting technology products and network with the Boston/Cambridge startup community! Each presenter gets 5 minutes for product demonstration and 5 minutes for Q&A. Please follow @BostonNewTech and use the #BNT24 hashtag in social media posts: details here.

1. Aldebaran Robotics: NAO Humanoid Robot - Programmable robot used for education and research.(Russell Nickerson)

2. Relief Labs: EasyTomato / @EasyTomato - Easy-to-use, free bandwidth manager for low-bandwidth internet connections. (Bill Dixon)

3. Sunrise Method / @SunriseMethod - New search and learning method for Chinese/Japanese characters. (Guy Klages & Roger Dunn)

4. Setem Technologies - Signal separation technology for improved audio clarity in cell phones, voice rec & hearing aids. (Anthony Cirurgiao)

5. Spogo / @PlaySpogo - Mobile app allows users to predict the outcomes of plays while watching games. (David Shack / @ShackSays & Andrew Vassallo / @Drew_Am_I)


5:45 - Setup time for presenters

6:30 to 7:30 - Networking with beverages provided by Microsoft

7:30 - Presentations, Q&A

9:00 - (Optional) Gather at the nearby Mead Hall for drinks and more networking

Directions & Parking:

Microsoft's building has a parking garage in the basement, which is $10 after 4 PM. MIT offers FREE parking in any non-gated lot on campus after 5 PM. MIT's Hayward St Lot is the closest (park in the white spaces, not the yellow). Memorial Drive has free parking, but the spaces in front of NERD have a 1 hour limit. Other area streets have metered parking.

Public Transportation: Microsoft NERD is a 5 minute walk from the Kendall Square MBTA station on the Red Line.

Get directions & more info here.

Venue Sponsor:

Meeting space has been graciously provided by:


Microsoft New England - The Microsoft New England Research & Development Center (NERD) is a key part of a long term strategic investment by Microsoft to build a world class center for research and innovation right in the heart of Cambridge, Massachusetts. Follow @MSNewEngland and join them on facebook.

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  • Kalpesh S.

    I am looking to connect with one of the company that presented at the event - do we have the names/contacts of the presenters?

    December 20, 2012

    • Dave R.

      Look in the details for the event, presenter information is listed at the beginning.

      December 21, 2012

  • Nicholas C.

    A sound engineer friend of mine once said that you can't remove reverb from a recording "for the same reason that you can't unscramble eggs." Apparently, now you can unscramble eggs. Thank you Setem for blowing everyone's mind on Tuesday night!

    1 · December 20, 2012

  • Fatiha B.

    Great event with all the amazing presentations and the amazing organizers. I always enjoy the event. Thank you.

    1 · December 19, 2012

  • Chris R.

    We ordered pizza! Please come to the first floor at NERD. Also, we're looking for volunteers who want to blog for us. See you soon!

    December 18, 2012

    • Bob F.

      Good seeing you Chris.

      1 · December 18, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great event and presentations ! Looking forward to the next one

    1 · December 18, 2012

  • Bob F.

    Great event. Exceptional people.

    1 · December 18, 2012

  • Abdel L.

    it was an amazing event with interesting presentations from all the companies. Great ideas. Wish the best to all. Thanks to #bnt24

    1 · December 18, 2012

  • Laura

    On my way, running late.

    December 18, 2012

  • Vivjan M.

    Looking forward to tomorrow night for the last Boston New Tech Meetup of 2012.

    Thank you all for such a great year and your awesome support!

    1 · December 17, 2012

  • David M.

    Hi All - I have an idea for a cloud/mobile startup that will revolutionize learning for businesses and government employees. Big problem, market and value prop. I have a pitch, mockups & customer interest. Looking to connect with entrepreneurial software developers to explore further. My profile:

    2 · December 13, 2012

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