Innevation BLOG

One school garden in Las Vegas has blossomed into 166 and more around the state. Now Ciara Byrne, who started the program with her life partner Kim MacQuarrie, is being honored as an Obama Foundation fellow. Byrne is one of 20 people from around the world receiving the two-year fellowship; 5,000 people applied. Byrne told State of Nevada the fellowship will help her and MacQuarrie do the kind of planning needed to roll out their Green

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World IP Day 2019 was hosted at Rob Roy’s Innevation Center this past week for the fourth year in a row. In collaboration with the UNLV Office of Economic Development, the United States Patent & Trademark Office and Ballard Spahr LLP, this event took a deep dive into the role that intellectual property plays in encouraging innovation. Historically, the law has always lagged behind business, and business has always lagged behind technology. “What we are

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Last month, President Trump signed an executive order making the development and regulation of artificial intelligence a federal priority. But one area where artificial intelligence is already taking hold is health care. Doctors are already using A.I. to spot potentially lethal lesions on mammograms. Scientists are also developing A.I. systems that can diagnose common childhood conditions, predict whether a person will develop Alzheimer’s disease and monitor people with conditions like multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Eric Topol, a cardiologist and

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CHICAGO – Iris Automation Inc. in San Francisco is introducing Casia computer vision technology detect-and-avoid technology to enable beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The company is announcing the new product this week in booth 517 at the Association for Unmanned Vehicles International (AUVSI) Exponential conference and trade show in Chicago. Casia enables a UAV to understand the aviation environment around it as if a pilot were on board, Iris Automation officials say.

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Dive Brief: Electric vehicle (EV) fast charging network EVgo has committed to use 100% renewable energy to power its chargers, becoming the first EV charging network in the United States to do so, according to EVgo. Under its commitment, EVgo will contract with its energy suppliers and partners to ensure that each gigawatt-hour delivered financially supports an operating renewable energy generator in the U.S. It will use a combination of wind and solar energy to achieve that

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05/09: 3D Printing Meetup 05/09:Kubernetes Las Vegas 05/09: Las Vegas Pluralsight Meetup 05/09: Las Vegas Unity 3D Meetup 05/09:WooCommerce Meetup 05/14: Las Vegas iOS Developers Meetup 05/14: PC User Group 05/15: Las Vegas WordPress Meetup 05/15: React Vegas 05/16: Chat Bots Meetup Group 05/16: Docker Las Vegas Meetup 05/16: Las Vegas CISCO User Group   Interested in having a Meetup at Rob Roy’s Innevation Center? Email us at events@innevation.com

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World IP Day will feature local sports teams that will discuss developments in athlete care and performance, insights from the United States Patent and Trademark Office on sports-related intellectual property, industry research from UNLV, and a keynote on physical therapy innovations. Advanced registration is required as space is limited. 8:00-8:30 | Check-in, breakfast, and networking 8:30-8:35 | Welcome: Zach Miles, AVP for Economic Development, UNLV 8:35-9:00 | World IP Day Overview: John Cabeca, Director of USPTO

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The Obama Foundation Fellowship supports outstanding civic innovators—leaders who are working with their communities to create transformational change and addressing some of the world’s most pressing problems. The program selects 20 community-minded rising stars from around the world for a two-year, non-residential program, designed to amplify the impact of their work and inspire a wave of civic innovation. The second-ever class of Obama Foundation Fellows represents a diverse set of leaders who all model a

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TRENTON, MAINE – RainWise, a manufacturer of professional grade meteorological equipment, has taken an innovative leap forward with its latest weather station, the MK4. Called the world’s first true IoT (Internet of Things) weather station, the MK4 is a compact, modular, solar-powered, commercial grade weather station that uses a variety of IoT and radio protocols. “Advancements in technology happen quickly,” said Carsten Steenberg, CEO of RainWise, Inc. “We have been ahead of the curve with

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05/01: Las Vegas Macintosh User Group  05/02: PHP Vegas Meetup 05/07: CODE Hearted Meetup 05/07: International Game Developers Meetup 05/07: Las Vegas Digital Marketing & Online Sales Group 05/07: Nevada Aerospace Professionals Meetup 05/08: Architect Anything Meetup 05/08: Las Vegas Microsoft Azure User Group 05/08: Las Vegas Ruby User Group 05/09: 3D Printing Meetup 05/09: Kubernetes Las Vegas 05/09: Las Vegas Pluralsight Meetup 05/09: Las Vegas Unity 3D Meetup 05/09: WooCommerce Meetup   Interested in having a Meetup at Rob Roy’s Innevation

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