French Startups Give us a Sample #tg09

by on December 24, 2009 at 10:38 am

MXP4We received an overview of of MXP4 in Paris earlier this month, a start-up who develops, publishes and markets innovative tools and applications for musicians and record labels.

The goal? To provide a richer interactive digital experience for users. Imagine being able to trade music with fellow musicians or create a new composition from an existing mix.

Musicovery Vincent Castaiget of Musicovery gave us a demo and talked to us about where they felt the music industry was headed and where they fit in.

Musicovery has a plug-in for iTunes, which allows you to listen to your own music library according to the mood you’re in or are after.

The plug-in displays right to the Itunes application window Musicovery‚Äôs mood/dance matrix. Songs from your music library are played directly and a simple click generates a playlist. It’s fairly simple to set up.

Feedbooks

We also heard the latest from Feedbooks‘ Hadrien Gardeur, a service that allows you to discover thousands of public domain books and original books from new authors that you can read on any mobile device.

They also offer a publishing service to create e-books or you can contribute to their collection of public domain titles.

Int13 Int13 is a French developer of next-generation games for Smartphones.

The team recently added their own AR library and are including augmented reality techologies to mobile phones. They’re currently working on a handful of new releases, including:

– Crazy Kart 2 (online racing game)
– Gems (multiplayer puzzle-game for Smartphones and PCs)

– Kweekies (Mobile augmented reality artificial life game)

– Invisiballs (Kind of augmented reality billiard)

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