PIP

  • Pip!

    Pip!

    As hard as it tries to brand itself as such, Aol isn’t known for innovation. Part of the co-editor job here at TechCrunch is fending off some of the clunky things that our parent company does, like holding an internal Aol Disrupt, or playing a Taylor Swift parody during all hands or making us log into our TechCrunch emails with our Aol accounts. Read More

  • PiP Uses Facial Recognition To Reunite Lost Pets With Their Owners

    PiP Uses Facial Recognition To Reunite Lost Pets With Their Owners

    Having your dog or cat run away is pretty traumatic. And even if somebody finds your furry friend, they might not know where to find you. If your pet ends up in a shelter, chances are high that it will be euthanized, so Philip Rooyakkers, the CEO of PiP – The Pet Recognition Company, decided to see if he and his team could use facial recognition instead of tags to more easily report and… Read More

  • PIP Is A Bluetooth Biosensor That Aims To Use Your Phone To Gamify Beating Stress

    PIP Is A Bluetooth Biosensor That Aims To Use Your Phone To Gamify Beating Stress

    Irish startup Galvanic has just launched a Kickstarter to crowdsource funding a wireless stress biosensor it’s calling PIP. PIP is a Bluetooth biosensor that monitors its user’s stress levels by measuring their galvanic skin response (GSR) as they hold the PIP pinched between thumb and forefinger. GSR means skin conductance — so basically how sweaty you’re getting. Read More