U-M Researchers Create World’s Smallest Computer

ANN ARBOR - IBM’s announcement that they had produced the world’s smallest computer back in March raised a few eyebrows at the University of Michigan, home of the previous champion of tiny computing. Now, the Michigan team has gone even smaller, with a device that measures just 0.3 mm to a side—dwarfed by a grain

TechSmith Updates Camtasia Video Editing Platform

OKEMOS - TechSmith Corporation has updated its Camtasia platform combining screen recording with professional-quality, easy-to-use video editing. Camtasia 2018 also adds new library and theming features and support for high frame rate editing. Video continues to grow in popularity, and new research from TechSmith highlights how companies in the US could unlock nearly $100 billion

Grand Rapids Chamber Wins National Communications Awards

GRAND RAPIDS – The Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce has been named a winner of two national industry awards. Presented annually by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, the Communications Excellence awards program is designed to celebrate exceptional work in the areas of advertising and marketing, campaigns, digital and publications. The GRACC received an

By |2018-06-17T18:47:03-04:00June 17th, 2018|Announcements/New Products|

Assembly Training Manufacturer Adds Augmented Reality

ROCHESTER HILLS — EFlex Systems, a provider of manufacturing software and consulting firm, announced a partnership with OPS Solutions LLC of Wixom, maker of Light Guide Systems, to add augmented reality features to eFlex’s web-based, assembly software, Job Element Monitor (JEM), a work instruction module. “Many of our manufacturing software modules have focused on lean

123Net, Trivalent Group Partner To Double Fixed Wireless Internet Capacity At Grand Rapids Community College

GRAND RAPIDS – 123Net and Trivalent Group are teaming up to boost Grand Rapids Community College’s fixed wireless Internet capacity to 2 Gbps, one of 123Net’s highest capacity fixed wireless in West Michigan. “This deal is a win-win for all of the parties involved,” said Bob Evenson, Carrier Relations Manager at 123Net. “GRCC will continue

AT&T Upgrades Wireless Network Across Michigan

DETROIT — AT&T Inc. announced upgrades to its wireless network on more than a dozen cell sites all across Michgian, from metro Detroit to the Upper Peninsula. The improvements include adding greater capacity or bandwidth and speeds in Adrian, Ann Arbor, Brighton, Bloomfield Hills, Buchanan, Cheboygan, Manitou Beach, Morenci, Niles, Onaway, and Warren. * Adrian

Kraig Claims Breakthrough In Spider Silk Production

ANN ARBOR — Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Inc. announced what it called “a major breakthrough in the construction of DNA encoding for spider silk proteins.” Kraig has developed techniques to splice spider genes into silkworms, leading the silkworms to produce silk that has some of the high strength properties of spiderweb material. The new protocols were

By |2018-05-24T12:45:13-04:00May 24th, 2018|Announcements/New Products|

Esperion Announces Another Successful Trial Of Choelsterol Drug

ANN ARBOR — Esperion Therapeutics Inc. announced positive top-line results from the third of five pivotal Phase 3 studies expected to be reported this year to evaluate the efficacy in lowering so-called bad cholesterol. The tests were done on Esperion's, lead drug candidate, bempedoic acid, at a dose of 180 milligrams, vs. placebo in high-risk patients

By |2018-05-24T12:45:13-04:00May 24th, 2018|Announcements/New Products, Life Sciences|

ForeSee Launches New Version Of CX Suite

ANN ARBOR — The Ann Arbor customer relationship analysis firm ForeSee has introduced a new version of its ForeSee CX Suite. The company says the software helps companies turn customer feedback into concrete steps to improve customer satisfaction, and identifies which actions will provide the most help. The latest version of the ForeSee CX Suite

By |2018-05-24T12:23:23-04:00May 24th, 2018|Announcements/New Products, Apps|

Comcast Offers xFIPods To Spread WiFI Coverage Throughout The Home

DETROIT  – Comcast on Tuesday  announced the national availability of xFi Pods, small adaptive pods that plug into any electrical outlet, pair with either the xFi Wireless Gateway or the xFi Advanced Gateway, and help customers extend reliable WiFi coverage to hard to reach areas of their home. “Our gateway devices are incredibly powerful, but we

By |2018-05-22T19:43:54-04:00May 22nd, 2018|Announcements/New Products, IoT|