Innevation BLOG

KABUL, Afghanistan — Soldiers with the 82nd Airborne Division will be the first infantry Army battalion to employ pocket-sized drones at the squad level on their upcoming Afghanistan deployment. Troops with the Division’s 3rd Brigade Combat team were issued Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance System this spring and provided training on how to use the drones, which resemble miniature helicopters. The 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, is planning to employ the machines next month in

Read More

07/09: Ansible Las Vegas Meetup 07/09: Architect Anything Meetup 07/09: Las Vegas iOS Developers Meetup 07/09:  Las Vegas SEO Social Media & Digital Marketing Group 07/10: Las Vegas Macintosh User Group Meetup 07/10: Las Vegas Ruby Users Group Meetup 07/10: Nevada Aerospace Professionals Meetup 07/11: .Net Meetup 07/11: 3D Printing Meetup 07/11: Las Vegas Pluralsight Meetup 07/11: Las Vegas Unity 3D Meetup 07/11: PHP Vegas Meetup 07/16: Las Vegas Bloggers Meetup 07/16: Microsoft Azure Meetup 07/17: CODE Hearted Meetup 07/17: Las

Read More

There has been a lot of discussion about autonomous vehicles on the land and in the air, but what about on the sea? While the world got the first glimpse of a fully autonomous ferry thanks to the collaboration between Rolls-Royce and Finferries, the state-owned ferry operator of Finland, there’s still quite a bit of work to be done before we can expect the world’s waterways to be overtaken with autonomous vessels. Levels of Autonomy Even though

Read More

See your home state in a whole new way. Take a free road trip around Nevada to explore the growing industries and innovations in your own backyard—and how you could be a part of them. Apply by July 14th, 2019 We’re Roadtrip Nation, and we send people on road trips in our green RV to talk to their heroes, job crushes, and anyone who’s doing generally awesome stuff. We film it all and turn it

Read More

Volvo Group and NVIDIA are delivering autonomy to the world’s transportation industries, using AI to revolutionize how people and products move all over the world. At its headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden, Volvo Group announced Tuesday that it’s using the NVIDIA DRIVE end-to-end autonomous driving platform to train, test and deploy self-driving AI vehicles, targeting public transport, freight transport, refuse and recycling collection, construction, mining, forestry and more. By injecting AI into these industries, Volvo Group and NVIDIA

Read More

“Hey Siri, how do you say ‘I love you’ in German?” That might seem like an innocuous question to ask your phone or smart speaker. But the algorithms that power the software that can answer a question like this have a dark secret: The process of teaching these models to understand human language has a startlingly large carbon footprint. According to a new paper that will be presented at the annual Association for Computational Linguistics conference in Florence, Italy,

Read More

The Esports Forum, hosted at Rob Roy’s Innevation Center on May 17, showcased the long-term investments that are being made in research, policy, and infrastructure for the Esports and gaming industries, locally, nationally, and abroad. The event included industry updates from the UNLV Office of Economic Development, UNLV International Gaming Institute, Spawn Point, and Caesar’s Entertainment on what each organization is focused on in the world of Esports. Black Fire Innovation, a brand new and

Read More

AWS Hackathon: Build Intelligent Applications using Machine Learning APIs and Serverless Please join the City of Las Vegas, Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada, AWS & DynTek for our Las Vegas AWS Artificial Intelligence Hackathon where you and a team of peers will have the perfect opportunity to bring your ideas to life and use Amazon ML application services to build innovative solutions.  During the Hackathon, your team will: Identify a specific business problem you need to

Read More

06/12: Architect Anything Meetup 06/12: Las Vegas Ruby User Group 06/13: 3D Printing Meetup 06/13: Las Vegas Unity 3D Meetup 06/13: WooCommerce Meetup 06/18: Las Vegas Bloggers Meetup 06/18: Las Vegas Inventors Meetup 06/19: Las Vegas WordPress Meetup 06/19: React Vegas Meetup 06/20: Chat Bots Meetup 06/20: Docker Las Vegas Meetup 06/20: Nevada Network Operators Group 06/26: Las Vegas Unreal Engine 4 Meetup Interested in having a Meetup at Rob Roy’s Innevation Center? Email us at events@innevation.com

Read More

Thinking about what could lie ahead when climate-induced storms the strength of Hurricane Maria—the deadliest storm to hit Puerto Rico in almost a century—strike again keeps Maria Uriarte up at night.   “We have to prepare to minimize the damage of increasingly severe weather,” said Uriarte, a professor in Columbia’s Department of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology. “Two years ago, Hurricane Maria destroyed thousands of acres of rainforests in Puerto Rico. But not all species were

Read More