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Mobile Technology Association of Michigan news, topics and events.

PlanetM Launches Grant Program To Support Mobility Startups

DETROIT — Mobility startups now have access to more than $1 million in grant funding through a new statewide PlanetM program announced this week. The two-part program includes a PlanetM Pilot Grant and a PlanetM Testing Grant, and was unveiled during the 2018 Intelligent Transportation Society America Annual Meeting held in Detroit, MI. “The startup

By |2018-06-07T19:44:48-04:00June 6th, 2018|Connected Tech, Featured|

Gov. Snyder Unveils $8 Million Michigan Mobility Challenge To Aid Seniors, Vets, Persons With Disabilities

MACKINAC ISLAND – Gov. Rick Snyder this week announced an $8 Million Michigan Mobility Challenge grant initiative to address core mobility gaps for seniors, persons with disabilities and veterans across the state. Michigan is the international hub of automotive innovation and the Mobility Challenge leverages this ecosystem to ensure everyone in the state has access

By |2018-06-01T14:52:13-04:00June 1st, 2018|Auto Tech, Connected Tech, Featured, Politics|

Machine Learning In The Game Of Work Focus For Mobile Monday Detroit

DETROIT – Machine learning is a field of computer science that uses statistical techniques to give computer systems the ability to learn and to progressively improve performance on specific tasks. On May 14 Paul Hindelang, president of Results Systems Corp., will discuss on Machine learning at RIIS in Troy as the focus on the Mobile

By |2018-05-07T20:41:39-04:00May 7th, 2018|Connected Tech, Mobile MI|

Google Brings Advanced Protection’s Security Features To Apple’s Apps

MOUNTAIN VIEW - Google on Thursday announced that it's expanding its high security features to iOS apps, including Apple Mail, Contacts and Calendar. Google first rolled out the program last October, designed to protect high-risk internet users, like politicians, campaign staffers, business leaders, journalists with confidential sources and people in abusive relationships seeking safety. The protection

By |2018-05-07T20:49:59-04:00May 3rd, 2018|Connected Tech, Cyber Defense|

jacapps COO Kernen Named Most Valuable Professional By Corp! Magazine

BINGHAM FARMS – jācapps COO, Bob Kernen, named Most Valuable Professional by Corp! Magazine, an award that celebrates individuals that make business happen in Michigan and serve their community. The award honors individuals who demonstrate strong leadership skills in growing and managing a successful business, becoming industry experts, and delivering lucrative business results. Kernen is a

By |2018-05-07T21:18:30-04:00April 25th, 2018|Connected Tech, Mobile MI|

Registration Open For NHacks School Hack-a-Thon At Flextech Academy

NOVI - Registration has opened for the Third Annual NHacks High School Hack-a-thon in May at the Flextech Academy in Novi that is designed to expose students to the power of computer science and programming. The Hack-a-thon, on Saturday May 19 from 8 to 11:30 am, are 12 – 48-hour coding marathons for developers to

By |2018-04-06T16:21:02-04:00April 6th, 2018|Connected Tech, Mobile MI|

Mobile Michigan Detroit: FinTech: How It’s Changing The Financial Industry

DETROIT -  The combination of financial start-ups and the emergence of new technologies is radically shaking up the long-standing financial services industry. Changes are happening that are breaking up control of financial institutions and provide greater choice to consumers, along with providing financial inclusion for those not currently eligible for standard banking products. On Monday,

By |2018-04-06T16:12:41-04:00April 6th, 2018|Connected Tech, Mobile MI, News|

Testing Tomorrrow’s Automated Vehicles Today at CAAT Conference 2018

Detroit is well known as the Motor City and the heart of the American automotive industry.  Today, this industry is experiencing a revolution that will drive the future of mobility in new directions as transportation technologies evolve in ways that would have been hard to imagine just a few years ago. And once again, Michigan

By |2018-03-23T12:57:47-04:00March 23rd, 2018|Auto Tech, Connected Tech, Mobile MI|

AT&T Manager Explains Wi-FI Upgrades At Detroit Metropolitan Airport

ROYAL OAK - Listen up air travelers. AT&T is beefing up its Wi-Fi service at Detroit Metropolitan Airport. Robert Jones, area manager for external affairs, explains what this means for AT&T customers that use the busy Delta hub. Jones said AT&T upgraded an antenna system that will give customers faster, more reliable wireless service. The

By |2018-03-13T19:20:11-04:00March 13th, 2018|Connected Tech, M2 TechCast, Mobile MI, Podcasts|

Autonomous And Connected Vehicle Infrastructure – Where Are We Today?

DETROIT - In spite of the heavy focus during the last several years on connected and autonomous vehicles – particularly in Michigan, much less attention has been paid to the infrastructure required to support these vehicles. On Monday, March 12 at 5:30 p.m. at RIIS in Troy Mobile Monday Detroit will hear from Michigan-based experts

By |2018-03-07T12:54:08-04:00March 7th, 2018|Autonomous Vehicles, Connected Tech, Mobile MI|