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Aperia’s new Halo Connect prioritizes tire health

Knowing tire air pressure is one thing. Being able to prioritize tire health is next level. With Aperia Technologies’ new Halo Connect, fleets will get more critical feedback on tires that will help them address real problems before they lead to costly downtime events. “Something we’ve long envisioned before releasing Halo was to bring a connectivity [...]

By | March 22nd, 2019|

Rachio Wireless Flow Meter review: A watchful eye for irrigation leaks

Irrigation systems don’t have the best reputation for being user friendly. Adding a smart controller like Rachio’s to the mix goes a long way toward improving the user experience. Now Rachio is extending the intelligence of its top-notch controller one step further with its Wireless Flow Meter accessory. The Wireless Flow Meter is a device [...]

By | March 22nd, 2019|

Jason Mars, co-founder and CEO of Clinc, said conversational AI is just at the frontier of its potential

Getting computers to talk finance with banking customers by voice or text is a big challenge, as anyone who has encountered a bank chatbot knows. Called conversational artificial intelligence (CAI) it requires skills outside the usual developer’s portfolio and changes to the typical IT organization, said Don McInnes, who has been working in the field [...]

By | March 15th, 2019|

MemryX Positioned Well as AI Needs Memory for AI Edge Computing

This presents a totally different way of doing AI because it’s not dependent on the massive training capacity in the cloud if an unexpected event occurs that needs quick decision making, such as a traffic scenario where safety is a concern, Dubois said. Enabling more machine learning at the edge jives with the Forrester Research [...]

By | March 15th, 2019|

Sight Machine Partners with Macnica Networks to Grow and Serve Customers in Japan

SAN FRANCISCO and TOKYO, Sept. 5, 2018—Sight Machine Inc., the category leader for digital manufacturing, today announced a strategic partnershipwith Macnica Networks Corp., one of Japan’s leading value-added distributors for advanced network products and information technology, expanding Sight Machine’s presence in the Japan market. Demand for Sight Machine’s technology has surged in Japan as the [...]

By | November 30th, 2018|

Aperia Technologies Hits 2 Billion Miles and Introduces Long-Term Halo Performance Studies with Fleets

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aperia Technologies, Inc., a leading supplier of tire inflation technologies that improve the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicle tractors and trailers, today released two long-term client case studies to commemorate the Halo’s 2 billionth cumulative mile on the road. “At this year’s MCE meeting, we will be showing how effective tire management [...]

By | November 30th, 2018|

Clinc expands to automotive, releases SaaS platform for its voice AI assistant

Clinc co-founder and CEO Jason Mars just announced the company is expanding to a third vertical: Automotive. The company, which started in fintech and recently unveiled a product for drive-thru restaurants, is aiming its voice AI service at the automotive industry. The idea is to give automakers a platform that they can integrate into their [...]

By | November 30th, 2018|

eLab Managing Director Bob Stefanski Speaks about A.I. in Marquette

MARQUETTE — Mention the letters “A.I.” to Bob Stefanski, and he becomes really excited. Stefanski, an entrepreneur and venture capital investor in Silicon Valley, talked about artificial intelligence Monday before the Economic Club of Marquette County at the Ramada Inn in Marquette. He is co-founder of eLab Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund focused [...]

By | November 20th, 2018|

Rachio named The Best Smart Sprinkler Controller by WireCutter

A smart sprinkler controller can automatically regulate—and likely reduce—the water use of your in-ground lawn sprinkler or irrigation system, as well as let you more easily control schedules, remotely manage your system, and integrate irrigation with other smart-home tasks. After spending three months testing 11 models, we think the Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller is [...]

By | November 16th, 2018|

Strata Oncology Announces Participation in the NCI-MATCH Clinical Trial

Ann Arbor, Mich.  September 5, 2018—Strata Oncology, Inc. today announced it is participating as a CLIA-certified/accredited laboratory for the precision medicine cancer trial, NCI-Molecular Analysis for Therapy Choice (NCI-MATCH or EAY131). The objective of this ongoing phase II trial, co-led by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, and the ECOG-ACRIN [...]

By | November 4th, 2018|