US Gaming Market to Hit 50 Percent Penetration Rate In 2022, Revenues to Jump More Than $33.5 Billion

DETROIT - With more than 2.6 billion users expected to spend over $156bn on games in 2021, the global gaming industry continues its impressive growth. As the world's second-largest gaming market, the United States generates the lion's share of global gaming revenues. According to data presented by, the US video games market is expected

By |2021-09-13T18:59:21-04:00September 13th, 2021|Gadgets, New Products|

Hypersonic Jet Can Fly From NYC To London In Less Than An Hour

ATLANTA - Supersonic flight is arriving—in a hurry. In the last 18 months, Boom has successfully tested its XB-1 demonstrator aircraft and pre-sold 15 of its still-in-development 30-seat Overture models to United Airlines. Virgin Galactic and Rolls Royce rolled out a partnership to develop a 19-seater. Even the Russian Federation revealed plans to build a supersonic jet for commercial use.

By |2021-08-28T17:22:35-04:00August 28th, 2021|New Products, New Products / Contracts, Space Exploration|

DTE Energy Foundation Gives $80,000 To Eight Charities, Including Three For Veterans

DETROIT – The DTE Energy Foundation has awarded eight Michigan-based nonprofits each a $10,000 grant and the option for DTE employee volunteers including three focused on Veterans. The Your Cause, Your Choice contest is one way the company is demonstrating its commitment to community investment and development, committing energy to the community and building upon

By |2021-08-10T11:23:46-04:00August 10th, 2021|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Pontiac High School Awarded Workforce Grant to Enhance Its Welding Education Program

MIAMI – Pontiac High School has received $15,000 a grant from the AWS Foundation to purchase welding equipment for four new welding booths. The AWS Foundation is dedicated to increasing the welding workforce by providing Welding Workforce Grant funding to secondary, post-secondary and welder training facilities that seek to enhance and improve their welding education

By |2021-08-03T16:33:59-04:00August 3rd, 2021|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Report: Half Of SAP Customers Said Remote Work Largest Driver Of Employee Experience Strategy

LIVONIA – Workforce Software released a report that looked at human experiences with SAP customers that showed more than half (54%) of respondents indicated that an increase in remote work caused by the pandemic was their largest driver of employee experience strategy. The report also showed other factors including major organizational change (31%), increased competition

By |2021-08-03T15:32:45-04:00August 3rd, 2021|New Products, New Products / Contracts, Software|

MEDC Provides $275,000 Grant To Promote Industry 4.0 In Northern Michigan

TRAVERSE CITY — Awareness and use of the latest manufacturing technology is getting a boost in northwest lower Michigan from a $275,000 Michigan Economic Development Corporation grant. The Northwest Industry 4.0 Consortium received the grant to further the awareness and integration of Industry 4.0 practices in the region. The Consortium members are the Alliance for

By |2021-07-27T09:10:36-04:00July 27th, 2021|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Alexa Gets New Name And New Masculine And Celebrity Voices

SEATTLE - The digital assistant I've always called Alexa has a new name option -- Ziggy -- and a new, masculine-sounding voice to either pair with "Ziggy" or not. You're free to mix -- and remix -- those options however you want, since there are separate settings for voice and wake word (and one isn't linked

By |2021-07-27T07:14:40-04:00July 26th, 2021|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Samsung’s New Foldables Smart Phones Arrive Unpacked Aug. 11

SAN FRANCISCO - Samsung's ready to update its foldable devices. The company on Tuesday said it will host a virtual Unpacked event on Aug. 11, where it's expected to show off less expensive foldables that aim to move the devices beyond niche products. The company sent invites to reporters, saying its virtual keynote will take

By |2021-07-25T12:59:27-04:00July 25th, 2021|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Event: Data Privacy Rules For Selling Internationally Aug. 3

DETROIT - Did you know that the European Union’s comprehensive data privacy rules, the General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR, can apply to U.S. companies and that your company could be subject to investigations or fines, even if you don’t think you’re doing business in the EU? Join the International Trade Administration’s U.S. Commercial Service and Ann Arbor

By |2021-07-20T12:23:39-04:00July 17th, 2021|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Automation Alley 2021 Tech Report Available On Redesigned Website

TROY - Automation Alley’s 2021 Tech Report, now available, was prepared with support from Automation Alley’s Industry 4.0 academic and corporate partners and highlights several real-world Industry 4.0 success stories and features executive summaries and action items on the most pressing Industry 4.0 topics for small and medium-sized enterprises, including: Holistic Industry 4.0 Adoption AI,

By |2021-07-08T18:53:14-04:00July 8th, 2021|Featured, New Products, New Products / Contracts|