Announcements/New Products

TGW Systems Inc, U.S.A. Announces New Paid Apprenticeship Program

GRAND RAPIDS — TGW Systems Inc. USA, the subsidiary of the Austrian material handling systems manufacurer, has announced a new mechatronics paid apprenticeship program, developed in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Labor and the Michigan Department of Talent and Economic Development. Company officials said the apprenticeship program would focus on the underemployed and military

By |2018-07-26T15:21:57-04:00July 26th, 2018|Announcements/New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Walsh College Adds 3 Leaders To Its IT-Decision Sciences Department

TROY - Walsh College has added three professionals to its Information Technology-Decision Sciences Department leadership team with decades of diverse experience to help prepare its graduates for careers in cybersecurity, automotive cybersecurity, business information systems and more. Joining the team are Dave Schippers, Thomas Petz and Christopher Heiden.   “We’ve developed curriculum that blends academic

By |2018-07-26T14:33:09-04:00July 26th, 2018|Announcements/New Products, Cyber Defense|

Detroit Gamer Launches Tool To Help Other App Publishers Multi-Level Market

DETROIT — A Detroit entrepreneur and game developer has launched a new user growth platform for mobile app developers called WildFire. Introduced by Ken Johnson, creator of the card game Phase 10, WildFire provides a new method for app developers, particularly startups and independents, to get noticed in the crowded app marketplace without costly ad-based

By |2018-07-20T11:11:09-04:00July 20th, 2018|Announcements/New Products, ESD, New Products / Contracts|

Comcast Increases Download Speeds For Xfinity! Internet Connections

PLYMOUTH - Comcast is increasing download speeds for the company’s Xfinity Blast! tier, jumping from 100 Mbps to 150Mbps, while Extreme 150 speeds are nearly doubling from 150 Mbps to 250 Mbps.  Today, about 75 percent of Comcast’s Internet customers in Michigan subscribe to one of these two tiers and will see their download speeds

123Net Cloud Connect Service Links Businesses with Top Cloud Service Providers

DETROIT - 123Net, host of the Detroit Internet Exchange, is providing high-speed connections between businesses and leading cloud service providers, such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and many others. The service directly, securely and dynamically connects businesses and their cloud service provider of choice via Ethernet. Bypassing the public Internet helps

U-M Researchers Create World’s Smallest Computer

ANN ARBOR - IBM’s announcement that they had produced the world’s smallest computer back in March raised a few eyebrows at the University of Michigan, home of the previous champion of tiny computing. Now, the Michigan team has gone even smaller, with a device that measures just 0.3 mm to a side—dwarfed by a grain

TechSmith Updates Camtasia Video Editing Platform

OKEMOS - TechSmith Corporation has updated its Camtasia platform combining screen recording with professional-quality, easy-to-use video editing. Camtasia 2018 also adds new library and theming features and support for high frame rate editing. Video continues to grow in popularity, and new research from TechSmith highlights how companies in the US could unlock nearly $100 billion

Grand Rapids Chamber Wins National Communications Awards

GRAND RAPIDS – The Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce has been named a winner of two national industry awards. Presented annually by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, the Communications Excellence awards program is designed to celebrate exceptional work in the areas of advertising and marketing, campaigns, digital and publications. The GRACC received an

By |2018-06-17T18:47:03-04:00June 17th, 2018|Announcements/New Products|

Assembly Training Manufacturer Adds Augmented Reality

ROCHESTER HILLS — EFlex Systems, a provider of manufacturing software and consulting firm, announced a partnership with OPS Solutions LLC of Wixom, maker of Light Guide Systems, to add augmented reality features to eFlex’s web-based, assembly software, Job Element Monitor (JEM), a work instruction module. “Many of our manufacturing software modules have focused on lean

123Net, Trivalent Group Partner To Double Fixed Wireless Internet Capacity At Grand Rapids Community College

GRAND RAPIDS – 123Net and Trivalent Group are teaming up to boost Grand Rapids Community College’s fixed wireless Internet capacity to 2 Gbps, one of 123Net’s highest capacity fixed wireless in West Michigan. “This deal is a win-win for all of the parties involved,” said Bob Evenson, Carrier Relations Manager at 123Net. “GRCC will continue