One of the real bonuses of modern classroom technology is that is brings the whole world into your classroom. Three teams of students won honors during the 2016 InVenture Prize at Georgia Tech, a competition that brings together student innovators from all academic backgrounds across campus to foster creativity, invention and entrepreneurship. On Wednesday, October 5, Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart, and Bernard L. Feringa won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for creating machines that are a thousand times thinner than a hair strand! They are very interested in the important contribution which nuclear science and technology can make to development. Alloy is a headset that uses the RealSense technology enabling people to use their hands to interact with elements of the virtual world.
That’s because today, the Department of Energy (DOE) released the second Quadrennial Technology Review (QTR), which explores the current state of technologies in key energy sectors and the R&D opportunities available in the mid-term. A new engine design that improves fuel economy and lowers exhaust emissions has received a prestigious 2014 R&D 100 Award.
Today’s eye-tracking technology from companies like Tobii is used heavily in usability research. Once of the articles I have used with classes was featured in the Boston Globe ( Six Ways Social Media Can Ruin your Life ) a few years ago and I found this to be an excellent teachable moment for students. Keeping ahead of the times in terms of current events, new methods and practices is also a fundamental part of the success behind a company. For corporate and business enterprises, staying at the helm of new technology related to communication and information is paramount to their success.
R&D Magazine selected Southwest Research Institute’s Dedicated EGR (D-EGR®) engine technology as one of the 100 most significant technological achievements introduced in the past year. Shifting technology support and consultancy services to India has proven to be a significant source of cost control for many of the world’s technology companies. This advancing technology is good for medicine but to the public, it can seem a little threatening.
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and the Georgia Institute of Technology announced a $5 million grant from The Imlay Foundation to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta for the development of pediatric therapies. The catch 22 which faces businesses and corporations however, is having to pay exorbitant rates and fees for premium technology.