A Silicon Valley startup called Keyssa has been shopping a new kind of wireless technology that it claims can transfer an HD movie between devices in mere seconds.
Wilocity has dominated the still tiny WiGig chip market so far, but Nitero is bringing its first radio silicon to market, and it’s targeted directly at the smartphone.
WebRTC is useful for all sorts of things, and it turns out peer-to-peer, real-time file transfer is one of them.
IBM is acquiring Aspera, a specialist in sending big files over the internet . The company’s technology is used by everyone from movie studios to genetic researchers, and it recently launched a Dropbox-for-business-style synchronization service.
The app makes it possible to send files as large as 1GB in size to others over real-time, peer-to-peer connections – all from within the confines of the social network.
After some serious beta testing, Facebook file transfer app Pipe is now ready for action. It allows users to send each other files to each other through the social network — and we have 5,000 invitations to get in early.
A new Facebook app called Pipe will let users transfer large files to their friends, through a peer-to-peer service that makes novel use of Adobe’s AIR technology
GoDropBox is a third-party add-on for Google Apps that adds a public mailbox to your Google Docs account, enabling anyone with the appropriate link to upload files to your account. This is handy for web workers who would like to accept files too big to email.
Often, you’ll want to transfer some piece of data — a link, contact information or a photo, for example — from one of your iOS devices to another. Unfortunately, the iPhone doesn’t natively support Bluetooth file transfer like most phones. Luckily, there are other workarounds.
Adobe’s file transfer tool SendNow, which helps users send large files without FTP, is getting a few updates, including compatibility with audio and video files, a desktop client and, perhaps most usefully, the ability for users to customize the SendNow site with their own branding,