Securatech Installs COVID-19 Monitoring Stations To Prevent Virus From Entering Your Business

ANN ARBOR - Rudy Patros, CEO of Securatech, a physical security company, describes one of his fastest selling products - a facial monitor that measures a visitor's temperature and makes sure they are wearing a face mask before they are allowed to enter your business. More information at   Securatech is offering a

By |2020-12-01T16:19:58-05:00December 1st, 2020|Coronavirus, mitechtv, Science|

Ways in Which the Technological World Has Changed Post COVID-19

DETROIT - The year 2020 brought with it so many troubles to billions of people. The whole world almost came to a standstill under a highly contagious disease that spread from country to country rapidly. People’s entire ways of living changed. Most individuals who could afford to do so stayed within their homes for months

By |2020-12-01T14:49:31-05:00December 1st, 2020|Digital, Guest Columns|

U-M Economists See US Growth Slowing Until COVID Vaccine Broadly Available

ANN ARBOR - University of Michigan economists expect a rebound in economic activity, falling unemployment and life returning to “close-to-normal” by the end of next year in the United States as the nation and world recover from the pandemic. Gabriel Ehrlich Still, the researchers say, the ride out of the COVID-19-induced recession affords them far

By |2020-11-30T12:42:15-05:00November 30th, 2020|Coronavirus, Featured, Science|

Gary Baker Living The Dream on Shared Adventure Yacht In Florida

ANN ARBOR - Long-time Michigan technologist Gary Baker does several "part-time" technology jobs remotely from his pleasure yacht in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, called Shared Adventure. He wants to be "your friend with a boat" for sailing vacations to Miami, The Florida Keyes, and even the Bahamas. Find out more at Captain Gary is

By |2020-11-29T22:10:13-05:00November 29th, 2020|IoT, mitechtv|

MITech TV: COVID Facial Monitor, FinTech Predictions, Holiday COVID Warnings

ANN ARBOR - On MITech TV Nov. 30, Rudy Patros, CEO of Securatech, talks about his COVID-19 facial monitor that blocks people without masks or high temperatures from entering a business. Rudy has sold about 90 units to cannabis and general business companies. Jason Raznick, CEO of Benzinga, provides a glimpse of FinTech in 2021

By |2020-11-29T17:43:46-05:00November 29th, 2020|Podcasts|

Gov. Whitmer Wants ‘Lame Lame Duck’ Session

LANSING - If the Legislature isn’t going to put some type of mask mandate into state law, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said last week she believes the rest of the legislative year should be a “lame lame duck.” Whitmer told reporters that lawmakers had eight months during which to pass legislation that would codify her executive orders

By |2020-11-30T09:40:12-05:00November 29th, 2020|Politics, Politics/Government, Small Business Association of Michigan|

Detroit OKs Recreational Pot Ordinance That Allows For Consumption Lounges

DETROIT - Adult-use cannabis dispensaries are finally coming to Michigan’s biggest city. Detroit City Council unanimously approved an adult-use recreational marijuana ordinance on Tuesday. Not only does the new ordinance catch Detroit up with other communities in the state that have opted-in for recreational cannabis sales, but it surpasses them by allowing for designated consumption

By |2020-11-30T09:42:02-05:00November 28th, 2020|Marijuana Business, News|

Marijuana Regulatory Agency Announces Social Equity Program Application Now Online

LANSING - The Marijuana Regulatory Agency’s (MRA) social equity team on Wednesday announced it will now accept applications for the social equity program online. For more information on the social equity program and submitting the application online, please see the social equity page at On December 2 the social equity team will host an

By |2020-11-30T09:41:44-05:00November 28th, 2020|Marijuana Business, News|

Altimetrik’s Vattikuti Wins E&Y’s National Entrepreneur Of The Year Award

DETROIT—The accounting and advisory firm Ernst & Young LLP has named Michigan serial entrepreneur Raj Vattikuti as a national Entrepreneur of the Year award winner. Vattikuti, executive chairman of the IT services firm Altimetrik, was selected as a regional award winner for Michigan and Northwest Ohio in October. Vattikuti was one of 10 national winners

By |2020-11-28T13:18:07-05:00November 28th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

UM Professor Named To MichBio Board

ANN ARBOR—Officials at MichBio, the state’s life sciences industry lobbying group, announced the addition of Lola Eniola-Adefeso, university diversity and social transformation professor of chemical engineering at the University of Michigan, to its board of directors, completing a term expiring in December 2022. The diversity and social transformation professorship was awarded to an inaugural group

By |2020-11-28T13:11:27-05:00November 28th, 2020|Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|