French Tech Tour ’09 Launch Party – June 8th

23 05 2009

Introducing for the first time, exciting French startups coming to the Bay area for the French Tech Tour after being selected by the world leaders in Technology (Apple, Cisco, eBay, Google, Intel Capital, Microsoft and Sony USA):

3DTV Solutions, As An Angel, A-Volute, Binarysec, Calinda Software, Codasystem, Digitrad, Gigatribe, OpenSugar, Orcanthus, PayTap, SmartQuantum, TazTag, Vision SAS, Vity Technology.

Also, you will participate in the discussion with guest speakers

Chris Shipley

Executive Producer of DEMO and Co-founder of GuideWire Group

“Venturing to silicon valley and the importance of relationships”

Loic Le Meur

Executive Producer of LeWeb Conference and Founder and CEO of Seesmic

“Two years in silicon valley, the key differences in entrepreneurship here compared to Europe”

Following, we will have the pleasure to present an exceptional panel of Business and Corporate developers from our US partners who selected the companies, including Apple, Cisco, Ebay, Google, HP, Intel Capital, Microsoft, and Sony USA.

You will also enjoy the unique and friendly environment of Quadrus Conference Center (Menlo Park) where we will host a cocktail/dinner.

Event By Invitation Only

For any request, please contact: richard.gomes@ubifrance or

Event information:

Monday June 8, 2009 5pm

Quadrus Conference Center – Menlo Park

The French Tech Tour ‘09 is a week-long event during which the best French Tech startups meet with the largest Tech companies in view of partnerships.

The Mission Economique-Ubifrance (Embassy of France Economic Department) helps French companies develop business abroad by advising them on local marketplaces, trends, and key players and helping them meet with partners and customers.


The 15 companies in 100 words

23 05 2009

3D TV Solutions

With the perspective of the gigantic 3D market, 3DTVSolutions™ conceives, develops and industrializes tools, cameras and software suites to create real and virtual images in FullDepth™3D to be viewed with or without glasses.

Our technology breakthrough represents a unique expertise in the complete chain of 3D imaging: Production-Transmission and Display, including the FullDepth3D image of a person from waist up, in volume, real size and real time.

With three main offerings:

  • “Engineering”: partnering with multinational corporations for targeted co-developments;
  • “Hardware”: camera systems dedicated to specific applications;
  • “Software”: software suites and high value-added bundled products

3DTVSolutions™ opens up huge market potential for industry, audio-visual production, gaming, simulation and augmented reality.


As An Angel

AsAnAngel’s mission is to make its dialog technology the standard communicating system worldwide, to be used by most conversational agents, avatars and robots within the 3 next years.

Conversational Agents & Avatars using AsAnAngel technology provide user-friendly navigation through natural language interaction, so that end-users get immediate & customized answers to their requests.

At French Tech Tour ‘09, AsAnAngel presents 3 modules, allowing fast development of self-service agents: 

  • Agent quick learning (acquiring knowledge) from text
  • Agent extracting knowledge from the web
  • Agent analyzing semantics in user’s questions & statements

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On en attendait 15, ils seront finalement 17 !

14 05 2009

Un grand bravo aux 17 entreprises françaises sélectionnées pour participer à la troisième édition du French Tech Tour.

Les participants de cette édition 2009 :