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Amazon’s Alexa Echoes Across Tech and Beyond

For the second CES in a row, Amazon’s Alexa is grabbing headlines as the tech world’s annual Las Vegas bacchanalia gets rolling. Alexa is fast becoming the cloud-based, voice-activated personal assistant and remote control for everything from your television to your home security to your washing machine. But some analysts see it as something more: an operating […]

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NPR Report Highlights Detroit-Based Sentinl’s Smart Gun Technology

Amid the fallout following a mass shooting in Orlando, FL,  earlier this month, the political discourse has turned once again to gun control. As I type this, National Public Radio is reporting that 30 Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives are staging a sit-in on the floor of the their chamber to demand […]

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New Proposed Laws, Collaborations Pave Way for Driverless Future

This has been a banner week for Michigan-centric news pertaining to the development of driverless vehicles. On Wednesday, Google announced in a Google+ post that, after placing a team of employees in the metro Detroit area for “the past few years,” it would open a facility in suburban Novi, MI, to develop self-driving car technology. […]

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MakerBot Deepens Ties to Syfy Labs for 3D Models Based on TV Shows

Following up on its January debut at CES, the newly minted Syfy Labs is working again with MakerBot Industries in Brooklyn to use 3D printing as a way to connect audiences with its lineup of television shows. As much as this is a possible windfall for MakerBot, it speaks more broadly to an effort to […]

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Neurable Uses Thoughts to Control 3D Objects. Are Video Games Next?

When Ramses Eduardo Alcaide-Aguirre was eight years old, his uncle was involved in a devastating car accident and lost the use of his legs. Seeing his uncle struggle with what were once mundane tasks had a big impact on young Alcaide. “It made me want to help people with disabilities,” he recalled. That desire to […]

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The Hottest Trend at This Year’s Detroit Auto Show? Not Cars

There is never an official theme at the annual North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), held last week in Detroit, but one usually emerges as automakers showcase their latest innovations, hoping to one-up each other while garnering consumer and media interest. One year it was electrification; another year, it was infotainment. This year, the buzzword […]

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The Next Phase of the TV Tech Battle: Quantum Dot vs. OLED Display

“This will be the year of the . . .” Such claims get repeated seemingly every January at CES when new televisions roll out, with promises of tremendous, blazing new visuals to come. But this protracted war to create the sexiest television in the world may be getting a little hard on the eyes. It is […]

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Mcor Technologies Dives Into Desktop Niche of 3D Printing

Like a proud parent taking a child to their first day of school, Conor MacCormack, CEO of Mcor Technologies, last week at CES showed off his company’s latest entry in the 3D printing market: a full-color desktop model. MacCormack revealed some of the inner workings of the Mcor ARKe to me at the annual technology […]

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Catching Up with Captureproof, Hitlist, Glowforge, & Others at Eureka Park

A few years ago, it might have been outrageous to think of CES as an essential event to meet startups from across country. Given the explosive growth of this part of the annual technology conference, it makes one wonder if Eureka Park is now big enough to be its own show. Last week some 500 […]

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SpellBound Launches Indiegogo Campaign, Prepares Public App Release

An Ann Arbor, MI-based augmented reality startup born out of Startup Weekend Detroit, which made a splash at last year’s CES, spent most of 2015 settling in and preparing for the next phase of growth. Now SpellBound, formerly known as MagicBook, is getting ready for the public release of its mobile app—which turns children’s books […]

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