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Listened to an interesting interview on vcall ( see
http://www.radiowallstreet.com/NASApp/RWS/EventPage?ID=8267)

( I won't bore you with all the details as I'm confident if you're interested you can click on a link. And I know some of you have mentioned it before but it is worth mentioning again. )

Basically they are focused on wearable computers.
The moment they use it in places like GE and Ford to give lots of info to the users to save time and save these companies a lot of money.
Examples he gives - Reporters - have all papers articles at their finger tips. They can (video) edit their piece and send back to home base.
Apparently it was first used by the military and they have given this at least a gentle push.
Current targeting anyone who has to move around and use a computer is right between their sights.
The conference this year will focus on the savings these companies have had by using their equipment.
( The best news this programmer heard was - You won't need to copy off to a floppy. Hurray!)
Currently if you seen the gear they have not tried to commercialize it yet but this is now their aim.
He restates this a number of times and says he is working with commercial focused companies and specifically expects some announcement in the next few months from a wireless angle
( My hope would be NOK)

On the website they say they have 20 patents but on the interview he says 470. He has got the guy from Xerox ( Jim Rollube - my approx for his name I only heard it once ) and they have been approaching and trying to cover every angle. They have challenged twice and won ( patent terrorists unite ! They beat Siemens. Ha Ha) and claims "if its hands free wearable computing, we've got it" and "we own wearable computing".

Alliances include IBM , SONY and HP. See below for more.


The sky looks pure and blue and the idea is so ice cold it's burning the back of the throat. I'll be keeping my eye on this one.

My tag line "Buy XYBR and we can assimilate the Borg."

Note: Not long. This in no way has crossed the chasm but they believe if they did they would be head of the value chain.

You're views sought.

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XYBR - not just for geeks ZDNet ( actually I disagree he looked a complete nerd wearing it - even Spock wouldn't be seen dead in it)
http://www.zdnet.com/anchordesk/story/story_4416.html

The Core
One interesting thing he talked about were "Cores" the idea is you have a "Core" which you slip out and stick into a computer in you're environs which holds you're settings. If you're in a car it automatically sets it how you like etc etc. Wireless solution seems better who can be bothered sticking them in and the forgetting them but that's for them to find out.
http://www.wired.com/news/print/0,1294,34789,00.html

The ( short) History of wearable computing
http://www.ife.ee.ethz.ch/~lukowicz/wear/wearlab/vision.htm

Rulebreaker
http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?id=1290028000128001&sort=postdate

XYBR + Microsvision
http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?id=1290028000163000&sort=postdate
http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?id=1290028000165000&sort=postdate

The military got it going

from Redand99
http://www.xybernaut.com/F00004.htm

Interview - which got me interested - Interview with CEO - Edward - G - Newman
http://www.radiowallstreet.com/NASApp/RWS/EventPage?ID=8267

http://www.radiowallstreet.com/NASApp/RWS/EventPage?ID=8027

http://www.accessatlanta.com/partners/ajc/epaper/editions/today/news_83ddfb20609171000021.html

A picture of the gear - they better get that miniaturised
http://www.xybernaut.com/images/P0347.jpg

Some of the patents - on the page 23 but CEO clear that they have 470
http://www.xybernaut.com/C00075.cfm

Some alliances
IBM
Sony Digital Products
Hewlett Packard
DynCorp
Datria Systems
DCH Technology
Sileneus Group
En Pointe.

Involved in manufacture
Texas Instruments
Hewlett Packard
Hitachi
Shimadzu
Fujitsu
Nissho Iwai.

XYBR at Cebit
http://www.zdnet.com/pcweek/stories/news/0,4153,2454693,00.html


XYBR and fuel cells
http://www.xybernaut.com/C20050.cfm

Unofficial FAQ
http://www.hzo.cubenet.de/xybr/xybr_faq.html


XYBR - Wins against Teltronics + Siemens and pays licensing
http://www.xybernaut.com/C00262.cfm


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