Innovation Lab: The Biggest Ideas in Tech This Week

By Tim Maytom

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If you’ve been to one of Dot Media’s events, you’ll know that our Innovation Lab hosts companies presenting cutting-edge technology that’s poised to transform the market with groundbreaking ideas and solutions.

In that spirit, we’ve taken a step beyond the world of apps, ads and handsets with slightly bigger screens, in order to share some of the tech world’s most innovative ideas. They might be interesting, disruptive or just outright strange, but these are the stories that have caught our eye over the past week.

Never Lose Your Keys Again with Pixie PointsWe’ve all experienced the wave of humiliation that comes from misplacing your keys, shoes, phone or numerous other household objects, especially when you’re in a hurry. There have been devices for helping you play ‘where is my stuff’ for a long while, using everything from whistles to flashing lights, but none quite as smart as the solution offered by IoT startup Pixie.

The company’s Pixie Points are a series of stickers that can be affixed to everything from keyrings to pet collars. Once paired with an accompanying app, the next time the object is lost, you can simply pull out your phone and, provided the object …read more

Source:: Mobile App News