New Intelligent Material Offers Many Potential Uses From Drug Delivery To Energy Storage

SINGAPORE - Intelligent materials, the latest revolution in the field of materials science, can adapt their properties depending on changes in their surroundings. They can be used in everything from self-healing mobile phone screens, to shape-shifting airplane wings, and targeted drug delivery. Delivering drugs to a specific target inside the body using intelligent materials is

By |2021-06-20T17:12:44-04:00June 20th, 2021|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Electrifly Detroit Augmented Reality Show Courtesy BrandXR

ANN ARBOR - Electrifly Detroit is an Augmented Reality series that makes a half dozen murals painted around the Motor City jump out in a 3D experience using a smart phone app created by BrandXR. Co-found Moody Mattan joins MITech TV co-hosts Matt Roush and Mike Brennan providing the back story. MORE at

By |2021-06-17T17:02:23-04:00June 17th, 2021|mitechtv, New Products, New Products / Contracts|

How Shape-Shifting Magnets Could Help Build Lower-Emission Computers

ANN ARBOR - Researchers at the University of Michigan, collaborating with chip-maker Intel, have created a new iron alloy that could be a major feature of magnet-based computers of tomorrow. Their work was published recently in Nature Communications. Their alloy acts as a magnetostrictor. That means it relies on the fact that when you plunge a magnetic material,

By |2021-06-08T10:57:47-04:00June 8th, 2021|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

JD Power Survey: Tech More Important Than Ever For Lenders

TROY—According to the just-released J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Consumer Lending Satisfaction Study, the consumer lending space was severely disrupted during the COVID-19 pandemic as a combination of stimulus funding, record high mortgage refinance volume and a tenuous economy crimped the consumer loan market. “The consumer lending landscape shifted dramatically over the past year and consumers

By |2021-06-06T17:07:42-04:00June 6th, 2021|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Benzinga To Provide Free Website To One Business A Month For 2021

DETROIT—Officials at Benzinga, the Detroit-based financial technology (fintech) and financial news provider, announced the Benzinga Small Business Free Website Giveaway, a contest to build a free website for one business a month for the rest of 2021. They said the move comes in response to the coronavirus pandemic, as businesses have scrambled to keep up with

By |2021-06-03T18:46:05-04:00June 3rd, 2021|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

How Much Space You Can Rent For $1,100 In 63 Michigan Cities?

DETROIT - Undeniably, space is something that we all came to appreciate in the past year during the pandemic, as it became increasingly more important for everyone, especially apartment dwellers. So, RENTCafé analysts reviewed how much space you could rent across Michigan for $1,100, which is close to the state’s average monthly rent of $1,066. Based on Yardi Matrix

By |2021-06-01T16:13:37-04:00May 24th, 2021|Featured, New Products, New Products / Contracts|

ProQuest To Be Acquired By UK Company For $5.3 Billion – Ann Arbor Employees Retained

ANN ARBOR  – A United Kingdom-based company has signed an agreement to acquire ProQuest, which began life nearly a century ago as University Microfilms, and its related companies for $5.3 billion, subject to government approvals. ProQuest, which provides educational technology, has 2,700 employees globally, with about 550 in Ann Arbor, according to Lisa Hulme, a

By |2021-05-20T18:26:21-04:00May 19th, 2021|Featured, New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Grand Rapids Digital Company Debuts Mobile Financial Account Opening System

GRAND RAPIDS—Compliance Systems,  provider of digital compliance documentation, announced a mobile-enabled online account openings, which allows financial institution customers and members to open accounts up to 10 times faster. The software streamlines documents and hosts unique content such as embedded videos and tutorials to help financial institutions build relationships that consumer and commercial deposit customers

By |2021-05-14T18:47:36-04:00May 14th, 2021|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

New Video Series Launched — Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Stories 

DETROIT - The Chamber of Marine Commerce has launched a new video series featuring voices from the businesses and communities that depend on Great Lakes-St. Lawrence shipping for their success. From steel plants and farmers to small towns and local businesses, Great Lakes-St. Lawrence shipping touches so many aspects of our society.  In this series of

By |2021-05-11T07:54:15-04:00May 10th, 2021|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Upper Peninsula SmartZones Partner Together To Host Return North Professional Careers Fair 

HOUGHTON - MTEC SmartZone, Innovate Marquette SmartZone, and Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation are gearing up to host the fifth annual Return North Professional Careers Fair. Return North, presented by TriMedia Environmental & Engineering, is aimed at attracting alumni, former residents and friends of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan back to the region. A

By |2021-05-11T09:11:01-04:00May 10th, 2021|New Products, New Products / Contracts|