CEO Sudhakar Ramakrishna featured in M2 TechCast ahead of Detroit’s IoT Tech Connect

ROYAL OAK – Pulse Secure CEO Sudhakar Ramakrishna appeared as the lead guest on the M2 TechCast with Matt Roush and Mike Brennan. Ramakrishna talked about his company’s military-level encryption solution to protect IoT. Sudhakar Ramakrishna He was joined by Jim Hebler, the company’s Americas Director of Cyber-Security Solutions Strategies. Hebler will participate as an

By |2019-04-19T19:18:18-04:00April 13th, 2019|Cyber Defense, IoT, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Spin Dance Offers IoT Symposium May 6 In Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS - The journey to a successful IoT strategy is not without its challenges, including only 15 percent of business leaders who believe their initial IoT projects were successful. SpinDance invites you to buck that trend by joining the company for its 2nd annual IoT symposium on May 6, at Prince Conference Center at

By |2019-04-11T21:22:40-04:00April 11th, 2019|IoT|

Michigan Science Center Opens For Free Admission On Earth Day April 20

DETROIT - To celebrate Earth Day, the Michigan Science Center will offer free general admission on April 20 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., sponsored by DENSO. The event will explore earth science with hands-on activities, exhibits and shows. Free general admission includes access to more than 250 amazing hands-on exhibits, live stage shows, Spark!Lab

By |2019-04-11T21:22:40-04:00April 11th, 2019|STEAM|

Denso To Invest $1.6 Billion In Electric Vehicle Technology During Next Three Years

SOUTHFIELD - DENSO announced it will invest approximately $1.6 billion over the next three years – from FY2018 to late FY2020 – to support development of electrified automotive products, systems and technologies. To achieve its long-term business goal to create and inspire new value for the future of mobility, DENSO is focused on increasing its performance

By |2019-04-11T21:22:40-04:00April 11th, 2019|Auto Tech|

Michigan Colleges, Universities Invest $1 Billion In Capital Improvements In Past Decade

LANSING - Privately-funded building and infrastructure projects at Michigan’s independent colleges and universities have a powerful economic effect on communities throughout the state according to a report issued by Michigan’s Independent Colleges and Universities. During the past decade independent, non-profit colleges and universities have invested over $1 billion directly into capital improvements supporting nearly 6,500

By |2019-04-11T21:22:40-04:00April 11th, 2019|Politics|

Ford CEO Says Automakers ‘Overestimated’ Self-Driving Cars

DETROIT - Ford CEO Jim Hackett scaled back hopes about the company's plans for self-driving cars this week, admitting that the first vehicles will have limits. "We overestimated the arrival of autonomous vehicles," said Hackett, who once headed the company's autonomous vehicle division, at a Detroit Economic Club event on Tuesday. While Ford still plans on launching

By |2019-04-11T21:22:41-04:00April 11th, 2019|Auto Tech|

BullsEye Telecom Launches VoIP-Based Phone System

SOUTHFIELD – BullsEye Telecom has launched its VoIP-based key system solutions that allows users to park calls with the press of a single button as well as see which lines are parked and which are currently free. The system also enables parked calls to be easily picked up from other phones regardless of physical location.

By |2019-04-11T21:22:41-04:00April 11th, 2019|New Products / Contracts|

Automation Alley Members Can Get Half-Day Ticket To Attend IoT Tech Connect: Catch Lunch Keynote By Lt. Gov. Gilchrist

DETROIT - If you want to get the latest updates on Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, Smart Cities and Mobility, you’re going to want to attend IoT Tech Connect on April 29 at the Michigan Science Center. And if you’re an Automation Alley member attending the Technology Report news conference right across the street at the

By |2019-04-17T18:09:05-04:00April 10th, 2019|Featured, News|

Hydrogen Storage For Cars: UM Researchers Zero In On Best Bets

ANN ARBOR—As researchers work toward next-generation electric vehicles, they may be hitting their heads on the ceiling of what lithium ion batteries can deliver. Meanwhile, a team of researchers from the University of Michigan are pushing the performance of a competing electric vehicle technology—hydrogen fuel cells—to new heights. A hydrogen fuel cell is a zero-harmful-emissions

By |2019-04-10T16:51:54-04:00April 10th, 2019|Auto Tech|

LTU’s Seventh Annual Research Day Sets More Records

SOUTHFIELD – Lawrence Technological University’s seventh annual Research Day set more records in a new, larger home. LTU faculty and students made 17 oral research presentations Friday morning, and an afternoon poster session—moved to larger quarters in the LTU’s Buell Building—featured 95 posters, for a total of 112. That’s up from 102 presentations a year

By |2019-04-11T14:24:53-04:00April 10th, 2019|ESD|