Verizon, AT&T Spend $70 Billion On Spectrum To Improve 5G Networks

WASHINGTON DC - The much-anticipated results of the FCC’s Auction 107 are in, with Verizon and AT&T spending big as anticipated on the coveted C-band spectrum. Verizon in particular spent nearly twice as much as AT&T, with a total spend of $45.4 billion. AT&T’s total bid adds up to $23.4 billion. T-Mobile is in a distant

By |2021-02-26T19:36:51-05:00February 26th, 2021|Digital, Engineering Society of Detroit, ESD|

LTU Educator Wins University’s John G. Petty Community Champion Award

SOUTHFIELD—A chemist by education whose career has turned to firing up young people about the career prospects in the STEAM disciplines has been honored with the third annual John G. Petty Community Champion Award from Lawrence Technological University. Sibrina Collins Sibrina N. Collins is executive director of LTU’s Marburger STEM Center, the university’s

By |2021-02-26T16:02:16-05:00February 26th, 2021|ESD, Featured|

Business Management Software Developer Buys Veterinary Practice Software Maker

ANN ARBOR—Officials at DaySmart Software, the developer of business management software for salon, spa, tattoo, and pet care entrepreneurs, announced the acquisition of Redwood City, Calif.-based Vetter Software, provider of cloud-based veterinary practice management software. This acquisition expands DaySmart’s pet services platform to serve veterinarians, groomers and kennel facilities. Founded in 2011 by Sagi Solomon, Vetter’s

By |2021-02-19T17:23:37-05:00February 19th, 2021|ESD|

Future City STEM Judges, City Enthusiasts Sought For Competition

WASHINGTON, D.C.–DiscoverE, the organization behind National Engineers Week, is seeking volunteer judges for its Future City national competition in which middle schoolers design and build a model of a city set more than a century in the future. Judges watch teams’ video presentations, ask teams questions live via Zoom, and use a detailed scoring rubric

By |2021-02-19T17:38:42-05:00February 14th, 2021|ESD, STEM|

LTU Offers Summer Science Camp Prize In Competition Marking National Engineers Week

SOUTHFIELD—Middle school and high school students are invited to solve the technological challenges of tomorrow as part of Lawrence Technological University’s celebration of National Engineers Week. The LTU E-Week Challenge asks students to submit a written essay of up to 500 words or a one-minute video on solving a scientific, engineering, or technological challenge. The

By |2021-02-19T17:38:56-05:00February 14th, 2021|ESD|

Survey: Tech Companies See 41 Percent Increase in Demand For Business Intelligence

CRANBURY, NJ - Shifts in the tech landscape in 2020 are driving increased revenue, the adoption of business intelligence and data-driven decision making in 2021, a report contends. The report, "Trends in Software Development and Analytics 2021,” is the second annual survey from Reveal, the embedded analytics platform from software maker Infragistics Reveal surveyed 124

By |2021-02-13T17:48:49-05:00February 13th, 2021|ESD|

Software Developer Providing EV, AV Course Material To Wayne State

DETROIT—Amesite Inc., the artificial intelligence software developer, announced that it will now offer six-week certification courses through Wayne State University on autonomous vehicle technologies, data science, electric vehicle technologies, mobility as a service, and programming for autonomous systems. “We chose to partner with Amesite because they offer the most advanced online learning platform in the

By |2021-02-05T16:19:12-05:00February 5th, 2021|ESD, Software|

ASME Detroit, UM Chapter Set Virtual Auto Industry Even

SOUTHFIELD—The Metro Detroit chapter and the University of Michigan student chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers will host a virtual event on “Opportunities nad Trends in the Automotive Industry.” The free event runs from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Eastern time on Thursday, Feb. 11. The event will inform attendees on how mechanical engineers

By |2021-02-05T16:19:13-05:00February 5th, 2021|ESD|

Despite Pandemic, West Michigan Execs Still Bullish About Growth In 2021

ZEELAND—Business executives are bullish about their 2021 prospects for sales, new product development, and expansion, according to a new survey from the economic development agency for Allegan, Ottawa, and Muskegon counties, Lakeshore Advantage. The 2020 Business Intelligence Report is the analysis of executive responses from 120 companies in the three counties. “Data drives our work and employer

By |2021-02-05T16:22:10-05:00February 5th, 2021|ESD, Featured|

Centrepolis Accelerator First Year Report

ANN ARBOR - Dan Radomski, who manages the Centrepolis Accelerator at Lawrence Technological University, recaps the first year for one of Michigan's only hardware accelerators, including some new wrinkles that will be added - spoiler alert - collaboration on Industry 4.0 with the world. The Centrepolis Accelerator is on a mission to fuel the growth

By |2021-02-04T16:57:59-05:00February 4th, 2021|ESD, mitechtv|