Posts made in June, 2015

New app reduces guesswork in painting projects

Posted by on Jun 12, 2015 in Featured Stories, Innovation Tuesday | 0 comments

Do-it-yourself painters know the drill:  in advance of tackling a home painting project, you go to the paint store or big box retailer with an idea in mind, come back home armed with paint swatches, hold them up against the wall and then try to imagine what that wall would look like in a new color. Hardly a scientific approach. But what if you could take a picture of a wall or surface you want to paint, upload the photo into an app on your smartphone, then apply several different brands and colors of paint to the selected area, letting you see how the room, with your own furniture and...

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St. Louis startup promises an app, in a snap.

Posted by on Jun 5, 2015 in Featured Stories, Innovation Tuesday | 0 comments

Attention weekend website warriors! If you’re one of those people who — because you possess a bit of technical acumen – has been pressed into service creating or maintaining the website of a small business, your kids’ little league team or girl scout troop, you perhaps have been approached about the idea of taking the bold step of converting that website into a mobile app. After all, as we learned last year in a study released by media analytics company comScore, Americans are now using their smartphone and tablet apps — more than their PCs — to access the Internet. But the...

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