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Dec 2012 Boston New Tech Meetup #bnt24

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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 ( (