You’ll want Nexar’s newly released Live Map for your city

Extracting and exposing valuable insights to enable smart cities and many other applications. I recently had the privilege of getting a preview of Nexar’s Live Map, from my friend, Nexar’s CTO and co-founder Bruno Fernandez-Ruiz. Nexar uses off-the-shelf smartphones and dash-cams, sophisticated data ingestion, data processing, sensor fusion, and machine learning software to realize theirContinue reading “You’ll want Nexar’s newly released Live Map for your city”

PredictionIO: an open source machine learning server

PredictionIO a startup that produces an open source machine learning server, has raised a seed round of $2.5M. The company’s engine allows developers to quickly integrate machine learning into products and services. The company’s machine learning server is open source, and is available on Amazon Web Services. As an open source package, the company hopesContinue reading “PredictionIO: an open source machine learning server”

2013 Revenue of some startup companies

The chart below is from Wikibon’s estimates1 of the 2013 revenue2 of some Big Data companies. Using d3 I drew a chart that shows 2013 revenue (in millions) from Big Data products and services, as well as the share of revenue derived from services, for a few select/startup companies: (Click HERE to enlarge) The BigContinue reading “2013 Revenue of some startup companies”

2012 Revenue of some Big Data companies

The chart below is from Wikibon’s estimates1 of the 2012 revenue of some Big Data companies. Using d3 I drew a chart that shows 2012 revenue in millions, as well as the share of revenue derived from services, for a few select/startup companies:         (Click HERE to enlarge) The Big 3 Hadoop Vendors (Cloudera/MapR/Hortonworks): Combined revenueContinue reading “2012 Revenue of some Big Data companies”