Seattle Tech Roundup for Friday, June 10, 2011
ZionEyez is slated to debut a pair of video cam-embedded glasses that combines James Bond gadgetry with Roy Orbison style. The Seattle startup team boasts expertise in Flip video development and it is counting on fundraising site Kickstarter to help get Eyez to market.
Trotamundo is the ultimate work perk and recruit magnet, encouraging employee wanderlust with a generous yearly travel allowance. Seattle startup Buuteeq offers the sweet deal that ties in neatly with its focus on operating online sites for the travel accommodations industry.
The battle of the digital book formats is heating up with a promo from publisher Unbridled Books that includes best-sellers for just a quarter. While Amazon recently launched its own Sunshine Deals, the latest campaign applies to Google e-books offered at a group of independent booksellers, leaving Kindle owners out of the loop.