For the 5th consecutive year, Business France was proud to organize the French Tech Pavilion at the 2018 SXSW. The event took place from March 11th through March 13th in Austin, Texas.
The South by Southwest Conference offers the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies. It’s a great opportunity for the French Tech to showcase French creativity in the “Southby” spirit.
This year, 18 startups among the hottest French tech companies in the creative and cultural industries presented their disruptive innovations on the Trade Show.
Here are the highlights of the French delegation you didn’t want to miss:
- Antescofo, the startup transforming music practice through AI was selected as a Finalist for the SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event
Out of more than 600 companies that applied to present at the SXSW Accelerator, Antescofo was selected among the 50 finalists spanning across 10 separate categories. Antescofo showcased their Metronaut App as one of the 5 finalists in the Entertainment & Content category for the 10th annual SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event®.
Metronaut is an app that plays the perfect tempo to accompany your solo. It leverages music content you listen to & the content that you perform thanks to its unique award-winning AI. With the company’s first free mobile App Metronaut, musicians and singers of all ages and levels can play music accompanied by orchestras and musicians that listen to them and adapt high quality audio to their interpretation in real time, like a real musician would. With Metronaut, musicians will never play alone again!
Antescofo is showing its AI/Music products in the DEMO DAY of #SXSW2018 as Finalist of Pich Accelerator.
Come and see how we are disrupting music: March 12th, Hilton Downtown, Salon C, 11am-1:30pmhttps://t.co/Ew4Nz2ERbC
— Antescofo (@antescofo) March 12, 2018
2) Klaxoon was partner of the Mashable House, the place to be!
Founded in 2005, Mashable is a global media and entertainment company that focuses on tech and culture. As one of the main media actors at SXSW, they put on a show every year by hosting events at the “Mashable House” since 2011! This year, Mashable partnered with Klaxoon to display their collaborative apps & MeetingBoards.
Klaxoon, the meeting revolution!
The 18 French startups at SXSW were:
A-VOLUTE boosts the audio performance of computers and offers immersive virtual 7.1 sound using standard stereo equipment specially designed for gamers.
SKYLIGHTS developed Allosky, a premium cinematic VR entertainment set for the home and on the go.
ANTESCOFO transforms music practice through AI. Play or sing with an orchestra listening to you that fits in your smartphone.
BEAR reinvents the printing experience using an Augmented Reality SaaS platform
DREEM: The Science of Better Sleep AKA Dreem, the headband that combines the most effective methods, from biofeedback to neuromodulation, to improve your sleep every night.
ENHANCIA: Express your musical creativity with Enhancia’s magic connected ring
After their CES Innovation Award in 2018, Enhancia will launch its Kickstarter campaign on April 17th! Make sure to subscribe to their email updates to be the first one to know about early bird discounts.
We are excited to announce our completed connected ring NEOVA by Enhancia will be live on Kickstarter April 17! Make sure to subscribe to our email updates to be the first one to know about early bird discount. https://t.co/do9DvA266A #ExpressYourCreativity #Kickstarter2018 pic.twitter.com/rwwRb5aLV0
— Enhancia (@EnhanciaMusic) March 28, 2018
EUVEKA manufactures and develops evolutive and connected mannequins controlled by a design software.
FOOSBALL SOCIETY dynamises your workplace & living space with a connected soccer table.
GENGISKHAN PRODUCTION The studio’s ambition is to elevate the art of storytelling with immersive and intimate creations that reconnects viewers with their deepest emotions.
HISTOVERY produces “augmented visit” solutions, to showcase monuments, museums, and tourist sites with cutting edge technology.
KLAXOON develops a full suit of apps that radically improves teamwork efficiency.
MAD is the new generation of talent hunters & producers in entertainment & art.
MAPWIZE is an indoor mapping platform and provides all the features you need to deploy new digital services inside your buildings
QWANT MUSIC, The Search Engine For Your Music: the most complete search features to discover, produce, manage, experiment, share and experience all the music from the web and from a local personal storage.
REALCAST is changing the way we interact with history, movies, and games by developing Augmented Reality technology and content for a new grammar of interaction.
SENSIOLABS: As a key player in the Open Source community, SENSIOLABS strives to promote free software innovations and premium solutions to support them. SensioLabs is the creator of Symfony and for as long as Symfony has existed, the company has been the caring parent nurturing it towards its success.
SOCLIP is a best-in-class Beat Tracking algorithms that automatically generates Pro Grade videos in a blink of an eye, instantly meeting the goal of all videos: maximizing emotion.