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Al Kaline “Mr. Tiger” Riding Bobblehead Unveiled

MILWAUKEE – On Friday, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum unveiled an officially licensed bobblehead of Detroit Tigers legend, Al Kaline, riding a tiger. The bobblehead is the newest in the very popular “Riding” bobblehead series and celebrates the Hall of Famer known as “Mr. Tiger” who passed away earlier this year. The

By |2020-09-26T16:51:38-04:00September 26th, 2020|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Former Detroit Lions Player Herman Moore Invests in Shoppable Video Platform Clicktivated

DETROIT - Herman Moore has joined Clicktivated as an investor in the business that is transforming video by connecting viewers, through direct engagement, to individual products and information in the video.  Patented technology enables item-level identification and the ability for the viewer to click. Clicktivated will be using the investment to continue to grow its

By |2020-09-26T08:07:25-04:00September 26th, 2020|Featured, New Products / Contracts|

GR IT Consulting Company Develops App To Sync NetSuite, HubSpot

GRAND RAPIDS—Officials with the Grand Rapids marketing technology consultant ManoByte announced the launch of a new application that provides users of NetSuite and HubSpot software the ability to sync their customer relationship management data—leads, contacts, and companies—across the two platforms. The officials said the application is the only one on the market allowing up to

By |2020-09-18T09:04:07-04:00September 18th, 2020|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Restaurant Industry Adding Robots To Offset Rising Labor Costs 

MUNCIE, Indiana – Your favorite bartender or waitress could soon be replaced by a mechanical counterpart on a future visit to the local pub or restaurant, says a new study from Ball State University. In her study, “How to Build a Better Robot for Quick Service Restaurants,” recently published in the Journal of Hospitality and

By |2020-09-18T09:06:41-04:00September 17th, 2020|New Products / Contracts|

Automation Alley Industry 4.0 Accelerator Adds New Manufacturing, Tech Partners

TROY – The Automation Alley Industry 4.0 Accelerator, powered by Lawrence Technological University’s Centrepolis Accelerator and the Lean Rocket Lab, has expanded its corporate partnerships to include more Michigan-based manufacturing and technology organizations. The founding corporate partners include Lear Corporation; Whirlpool Corporation; DENSO; Siemens; Magna; Faurecia; Comau; Design Systems, Inc.; Mirari; Electro-Matic Ventures; TAC; Nippon

By |2020-09-14T09:43:12-04:00September 14th, 2020|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Ann Arbor Video Interest Group | A2VIG group on Facebook This Monday, September 14, 2020 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm  Location: Zoom Video Conference  RSVP here I hope everyone enjoyed their July & August (all things considered). We're a little slow getting this month's meeting together, so I apologize for the short notice. This month, we're going to talk about tips and tricks

By |2020-09-13T19:44:40-04:00September 13th, 2020|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

ITC Holdings Appoints Debora Frodl To Board

NOVI—Officials at ITC Holdings Corp., the Novi-based power grid operator,  announced that Debora “Deb” Frodl had been appointed to its board of directors, effective Sept. 1. Frodl currently serves as founder of DF Strategies, a strategic consultancy firm in Minneapolis, that she founded after ending a 28-year General Electric career, where she most recently served

By |2020-09-06T16:16:20-04:00September 6th, 2020|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

T-Mobile Provides West Michigan Towns With 5G Service

BELLEVUE, Wash.—Officials at the wireless carrier T-Mobile announced areas in and around the city of Bangor and the village of Decatur, both located in southwest Michigan’s Van Buren County, have access to 5G service. The Michigan towns were among 81 cities and towns across the country that received 5G service. T-Mobile said the new service

By |2020-09-06T16:10:35-04:00September 6th, 2020|Featured, New Products, New Products / Contracts|

GVSU Named No. 1 Place To Work In Michigan In Forbes 2020 rankings 

ALLENDALE — Grand Valley State University is ranked No. 1 in Michigan by Forbes in its list of America's best employers for 2020. In its second annual ranking of "America's Best Employers by State" Forbes released a list for each state, ranking the best 75 employers in Michigan.  Forbes partnered with a market research company

By |2020-09-01T18:22:08-04:00September 1st, 2020|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Stefanini Group Launches Smart Cities Efficiency Technology

SOUTHFIELD — The Stefanini Group, a $1 billion global technology company specializing in digital solutions with locations in 41 countries across the Americas, Europe, Australia and Asia, has launched its Smart Cities solution to make city operations more efficient. The solution increases sustainability and optimization while utilizing new technologies and digital solutions for various challenges

By |2020-08-30T19:26:33-04:00August 30th, 2020|New Products, New Products / Contracts|