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Inside Voxel51: AI video analytics startup founded by U-M professor, student

Voxel51 CEO Jason Corso teaches computer vision at the University of Michigan. CTO Brian Moore was his student when he was doing his Ph.D. in machine learning, and after some brainstorming, the two decided to combine their skills and build an AI video analytics platform. "We're focused on the next frontier, which is video where [...]

By | December 27th, 2019|

The 2019 State of Pentesting: Cobalt.io Shares Critical Lessons from 1400+ Pentests

SAN FRANCISCO, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Security thought leaders Caroline Wong and Joe Sechman released a new report this week, The State of Pentesting. Data for this report was gathered from over 150 survey respondents as well as 1400+ pentests performed over the past three years on Cobalt.io's Pentest as a Service platform. From this research, Wong and Sechman noticed [...]

By | December 27th, 2019|

BlueMedora Partnership with New Relic Logs Expands Observability with BindPlane

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – Oct 14, 2019 – IT monitoring integration innovator, Blue Medora, today announced early access availability of over 50 log source integrations, dramatically simplified deployment options, fully-managed log agent, and 24/7 customer support for New Relic customers through BindPlane, its Monitoring Integration as a Service (MIaaS) solution. Helping New Relic customers properly configure and [...]

By | December 27th, 2019|

Aperia Announces Enhancement to Halo Product

ATLANTA — The expansion of Halo Connect, an analytics platform focusing on predictive tire maintenance, was announced by Aperia Technologies Inc. at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show. The platform features precise vehicle location and service insights, along with tire tread depth and replacement tracking. “Following a successful limited-quantity release with some of the industry’s [...]

By | December 27th, 2019|

Akadeum Announces First Closing of Series A Financing Round

Akadeum Life Sciences, Inc. announced an initial close of its Series A financing. The company is pursuing additional investment before final close during Q1 2020. These funds will enable Akadeum to focus its commercial adoption on how to solve longstanding problems in sample preparation. The investment includes several Michigan-based angel groups in addition to venture [...]

By | December 27th, 2019|

Last Mile Robot Launches Snowy Pilot In Quest To Own Food Delivery Market

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. The postal creed dates back to Ancient Greece and perhaps foretells the next chapter of ecommerce as Refraction AI robots take to the snowy streets of Ann Arbor, Michigan to pilot their online food delivery service.  [...]

By | December 18th, 2019|

Refraction AI tests new Delivery Robots in Ann Arbor

Refraction AI tests new Delivery Robots in Ann ArborOne of the autonomous delivery robots created and currently being tested by Refraction AI sits downtown Ann Arbor, Wednesday Oct. 30, 2019. Refraction AI tests new Delivery Robots in Ann ArborMatthew Johnson-Roberson cofounder and CEO at Refraction AI sits next to one of the autonomous delivery robots [...]

By | November 4th, 2019|

Akadeum and Agilent Team Up to Explore New Testing Workflow

Akadeum Life Sciences, Inc., an Ann Arbor-based biotechnology company, announced today that it has entered into a collaboration with Agilent Technologies, Inc. to work toward a new method of isolating target molecules for detection. Akadeum aims to disrupt the status quo in isolation technology with their buoyant microbubbles. Notably, Akadeum is the first company to [...]

By | October 31st, 2019|

Alexa, You’re Fired: Why Conversational AI Startup Clinc Is Bulldozing The Competition

Just a few months ago, industry-disrupting conversational AI startup Clinc, which is rolling out an automotive application of their voice-interface software in 2021, was filling the top floor of tech and startup co-working space Cahoots and filling an office in Kerrytown. Now the conversational AI research startup is expanding into a third location in Ann [...]

By | October 7th, 2019|

MemryX develops first programmable memristor computer which aims to bring AI processing down from the cloud

ANN ARBOR—The first programmable memristor computer—not just a memristor array operated through an external computer—has been developed at the University of Michigan. It could lead to the processing of artificial intelligence directly on small, energy-constrained devices such as smartphones and sensors. A smartphone AI processor would mean that voice commands would no longer have to [...]

By | August 9th, 2019|