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Aperia Technologies Secures $36 million Funding to Accelerate Growth

Aperia Technologies Inc., the leading supplier of tire management technologies that improve the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicles, today announced a $36 million Series C1 investment led by new investors Blackhorn Ventures and Tenfore Holdings, with significant participation from existing investors. “Aperia is better positioned now more than ever before to continue its mission [...]

By | May 24th, 2019|

Blue Medora Partners with Google Cloud to improve enterprise observability

Partnership simplifies data collection for enterprise IT resources via Google Stackdriver GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. + LONDON, UK – October 11, 2018 – Reflecting the increasing importance of hybrid and multi-cloud visibility among enterprises, IT monitoring integration innovator Blue Medora announces a new collaboration with Google Cloud to integrate Blue Medora’s Dimensional Data stream into Google Stackdriver. This partnership, which includes [...]

By | May 24th, 2019|

Akadeum Launches Seven New Products at Immunology 2019 Conference in San Diego

Ann Arbor-based biotech company, Akadeum Life Sciences, announced the release of seven new products based on its proprietary microbubble technology. Akadeum Life Sciences today announced at Immunology 2019 the introduction of its first suite of products based on its microbubble technology. Unlike magnetic-based products, microbubbles use buoyancy to gently separate cells of interest within the [...]

By | May 21st, 2019|

Clinc closes $52 million Series B round

Clinc Inc., an Ann Arbor-based company that uses artificial intelligence to allow companies to more easily interact with their customers, has closed on a venture capital funding round of $52 million, the company said Monday. It's the latest in a string of large investments in growing technology companies in Michigan. The series B funding round [...]

By | May 20th, 2019|

Sight Machine Raises $29M to Connect Dots of Manufacturing Enterprises

When it comes to manufacturing, production and quality is everything. Systems to monitor manufacturing have been around for decades, but they aren’t always complete, sometimes only overseeing specific machines or locations. That’s a problem that Sight Machine aims to address with its software that analyzes the manufacturing process. Its technology uses artificial intelligence, machine learning, [...]

By | May 2nd, 2019|

Strata Oncology Launches Expanded StrataNGS for Patients with Advanced Cancer

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Strata OncologyTM, a leading precision oncology company, today announced the launch of version 3.0 of StrataNGSTM, its pan-cancer assay for solid tumors. The updated 500-gene assay utilizes DNA and RNA from tumor samples to detect all clinically actionable biomarkers — including microsatellite instability (MSI), tumor mutational burden (TMB), and PD-L1 [...]

By | March 22nd, 2019|

Sight Machine highlighted in Industry 4.0: Ten AI innovators in manufacturing tech

How it’s using AI in manufacturing: Manufacturers useSight Machine’s analytics platform to gain real-time insights into every part of their manufacturing process and optimize operations as a result. The Sight Machine platform culls information from multiple sources, analyzes it, creates a digital “twin” of a company's infrastructure and then highlights areas where operations can be improved. Industry Impact: GE, [...]

By | March 22nd, 2019|

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|