Databricks acquires Redash, a visualizations service for data scientists

Data and analytics service Databricks today announced that it has acquired Redash, a company that helps data scientists and analysts visualize their data and build dashboards around it. Redash’s

Medivis gets FDA approval for its augmented reality surgical planning toolkit

Augmented reality is coming to the operating room theater sooner than anyone may have predicted. Medivis, which launched its product suite earlier this year, has now received approval from the Food an

Shopify’s live streaming the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales frenzy

Ever wonder what Black Friday’s consumerist rush looks like in real time? Now you can see it visualized in the stream above, which is a visualization of sales occurring on Shopify’s platfo

Matroid can watch videos and detect anything within them

If a picture is worth a thousand words, a video is worth that times the frame rate. Matroid, a computer vision startup launching out of stealth today, enables anyone to take advantage of the informati

New augmented reality visualization app Dotty has launched in the app store

As augmented reality continues its march into the workplace, new tools are emerging to integrate collaboration and visualization tools into virtual and augmented reality. One application, which recent

Apollo Box is applying AR to drive lifestyle e-commerce

What is augmented reality good for? Product visualization to encourage online shopping, reckons Santa Clara-based startup Apollo Box, which has now opened access to its AR tech to all vendors selling

The Associated Press’ plan to put hyperlocal data in the hands of reporters

Since 2013, The Associated Press has been making an intentional effort to put data in the hands of local reporters. In the last few years, this meant assisting with Freedom of Information Act requests

Reflect drops public beta to power developer-first data visualization

Data visualization has been done — there are publicly traded, interactive, real-time and, heck, even artificially intelligent companies promising data visualization. But despite all the noise, Port

Google open sources Embedding Projector to make high-dimensional data more manageable

This morning, Google announced that it was open sourcing its data visualization tool, Embedding Projector. The tool will help machine learning researchers to visualize data without having to install

Pinscreen launches with high-tech distractions for a nerve-wracking election

Pinscreen says it has developed a system for generating what can be photorealistic three-dimensional images from a single scan. While the technology's current applications involved distorted faces for

Smartsheet Helps Businesses Visualize Themselves

Smartsheet, the spreadsheet-based project and work management platform, is now making it easier for companies to understand how their employees actually work (and who they mostly work with). Companies

Microsoft’s Power BI For Office 365 Comes Out Of Preview, Simplifies Data Analysis And Visualizations

After more than half a year in limited preview, Microsoft today launched Power BI for Office 365, its Business Intelligence for Office 365 Enterprise subscribers. In combination with Excel, Power BI a

Trifacta Raises $12M For Platform That Uses Human And Machine Interactions To Prepare Data For Analysis

Trifacta, a platform to prepare data for analysis, has closed a $12 million Series B round led by Greylock Partners and Accel Partners. The company has now raised a total of $16.3 million. In an e

Lineal Timeline Lets You Visualize History (Or The Future) On Your iPad

A new app for iPad called <a target="_blank" href="">Lineal Timeline</a> launched recently, offering a way to scroll back through histor

Big Data Visualization Startup Lucky Sort Partners With StockTwits, Lets Investors Chart Stock Trends In Real-Time

<a target="_blank" href="">Lucky Sort</a>, the Portland-based visualization engine for making sense out of live data streams, is announcing its first partner: <a target="_blank" h

With Fitbit And RunKeeper Data, Notch Offers A Creative Way To Visualize Your Health

It's a good time to be a healthy geek -- and to start becoming one. Of late, we've seen an exponential increase in digital health data thanks to growing popularity of a new generation of smart, wearab

Infographics For Everyone: Launches First Automated Tool Out Of Beta

If you are among those who feel that we see too many infographics these days, be prepared for a little more eye candy:, which offers an online tool to create instant visualizations of data,

Lucky Sort Grabs Half A Million For Big Data Visualization On Web & iPad

How would you like to crunch your way through big data on your iPad? That's one of the many promises of <a href="">Lucky Sort</a>, the stealthy new Portland, Oregon-based startup

Graphical Resume Site Vizualize.Me Launches, We Talk To The Founder.

With over 200,000 pre-launch signups and 40,000 users in their beta program, it’s very likely that you saw a <a href="" target="_blank"></a> resume link show up in a

KAUST: Visualization beyond the CAVE

<img src="" />Yesterday I introduced <a href="">COR
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