Innevation BLOG

Resolution, Sponsored by Henderson Mayor Debra March, Stresses National Enhanced Physical and Cyber Data Security Measures Henderson, Nev.  — The nation’s mayors have unanimously approved a resolution sponsored by Henderson Mayor Debra March calling for sweeping improvements to how private businesses and governments protect data from cyber attacks, physical attacks, severe weather events, and other types of catastrophic threats to data centers. Mayor March collaborated with Nevada-based data center developer Switch to create the language

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Ceator’s transparent burger robot doesn’t grind your brisket and chuck steak into a gourmet patty until you order it. That’s just one way this startup, formerly known as Momentum Machines, wants to serve the world’s freshest cheeseburger for just $6. On June 27th, after eight years in development, Creator unveils its first robot restaurant before opening to the public in September. We got a sneak peek…err…taste. When I ask how a startup launching one eatery at a time

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For decades, prestigious scientists have been searching for a way to see through walls. And, in the past few years, they’ve succeeded — they created technology that uses WiFi to sense people through walls. Only, the signal it returns is really scant. Now, researchers at MIT have developed a new machine learning algorithm that not only detects people’s movements, it also models what they are actually doing. Fortunately for people who value the modest privacy walls provide, the

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Gather ‘round! Let me tell you the story of Droney Appleseed. You see, in the 21st century, bee populations were dying off because everyone was using too many toxic pesticides. Farmers were starting to notice that the fuzzy little workers were starting to vanish because their crops weren’t getting pollinated. Boy, was everyone in a real pickle then! Thankfully, Droney Appleseed came to the rescue, flying over the farmland and spraying pollen wherever it went. OK, so, we’re

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Police departments in the US are using canines to sniff out thumb drives, phones, and other electronics. They train search dogs to associate food with locating the faint chemical smell of electronic devices, as detailed in this report by CNET. It’s a lesser-known use for the K-9 programs across the country. It was kept secret for years so that authorities could catch unsuspecting criminals without running into complications and so they could be sure the dogs weren’t

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Ryan Eustice PhD ’05 and his team at the Toyota Research Institute are using artificial intelligence technologies to develop a car incapable of causing accidents. Ryan Eustice’s interest in self-driving cars began 12,500 feet below the surface of the Atlantic. As a PhD student in the joint MIT-Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Program, Eustice focused on creating technologies for underwater vehicles to map and understand their environments. “That’s how I got into this line of work

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   6/13: Las Vegas Podcasters Meetup 6/13: Las Vegas PC Users Group 6/13: Test Automation Meetup 6/14: Las Vegas Pluralsight Study Group 6/14: Las Vegas Unity3D Meetup 6/14: WooCommerce Meetup 6/20: Python & R for Casino Data Analysis Meetup 6/20: React Vegas Meetup 6/20: WordPress Meetup 6/21: Docker Meetup Group 6/21: Government Blockchain Meetup 6/21: Las Vegas Augmented Reality Meetup Interested in having a Meetup at Rob Roy’s Innevation Center? Email us at events@innevation.com

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It’s been a busy year in delivery robot land. Starship Technologies sounded the starting gun to bring autonomous delivery vehicles to market with a $17.2 million round led by Daimler back in January 2017. Then in January this year the Mountain View, Calif.-based company Nuro raised the curtain on its own vision for robo-delivery with a whopping $92 million in funding. Meanwhile, upstart Robomart has its own notion for delivery vehicles that it unveiled at CES. And not to be

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The latest evidence for methane and other organic chemicals on Mars isn’t the smoking gun for life on Mars that some folks may have been hoping for, but it gives astrobiologists much more to go on. Readings gathered by NASA’s Curiosity rover show a seasonal cycle in the rise and fall of methane in Mars’ atmosphere, as well as conclusive evidence of organic molecules in drilled-out Martian rocks. The findings are laid out in this

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