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VR Training for Healthcare Workers on the Front Line and in the Classroom

In this critical time, virtual simulations offer the next best thing to real patients, helping medical professionals and students sharpen their skills and learn new ones.
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By Stephanie Walden

In Washington state, doctors who typically deal with elective surgeries turned to virtual reality (VR) to relearn emergency-response skills they haven’t practiced since medical school. In New York City, homebound nursing students watched online simulations to learn how to properly don personal protective equipment (PPE). 

All around the country, both budding and established healthcare professionals pivoted their studies and skills due to COVID-19 — and often, without physically setting foot in traditional classrooms or hospitals.

Anti-Bullying App Captures 2020 Arrow Innovation in Electronics Award

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., July 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ –  Arrow Electronics honored eighth-grader Aryan Mangal with its 2020 Innovation in Electronics Award at the fifth annual Invention Convention U.S. Nationals. Held virtually, the competition showcased nearly 500 K-12 inventors and entrepreneurs from around the country.

The Way We Work Now: Rapid Collaboration to Produce Crucial Protective Gear Early in the COVID-19 Crisis

A doctor and an HP employee teamed up from afar to design 3D-printed face shields for hospitals in short supply.
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When Clara Remacha Corbalán and Abdel Hakim Moustafa met for coffee in early March, it felt like the final moment of calm before a storm. The next day, Spain declared a state of emergency as the COVID-19 pandemic spread through the country, and within a few days, the Barcelona hospital where Moustafa worked as a cardiologist was inundated with COVID-19 patients.

Learning To Fly: Inspection Operators Chart New Career Path As Drone Pilots

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When Marcus Ramirez joined INVISTA Victoria as a fixed equipment inspector 10 years ago, he knew what to expect on the job. Scaling scaffolding to assess equipment high above the ground. Boating across a 130-acre containment basin. Juggling a heavy schedule of inspections. All in a day’s work. But he never expected his resume would one day feature the phrase “FAA-certified drone pilot.”

Meet the 2020 Techstars Atlanta Class

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Techstars Atlanta is back and with a brand-new class of 10 startups. As the sole sponsor for the fifth consecutive year, Cox offers up-and-coming companies vital funding and advisement to expand Atlanta’s economy and culture of innovation.

Tetra Tech's Branko Primetica Discusses the Importance of Integrating Security With Development and Operations

Integrating DevSecOps into your CI/CD pipeline for bigger resource savings, higher quality products, and a quicker deployment time
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Branko Primetica has more than 20 years of experience as an information technology (IT) executive in process and performance improvement, DevSecOps, technology modernization, and artificial intelligence. Branko has supported multiple U.S. federal agencies with these initiatives, resulting in more than $300 million in cost savings due to integration of emerging technology and consolidation and modernization of redundant IT systems.

Bridgestone Teams up With Microsoft to Innovate With an Intelligent Tyre Monitoring System for Enhanced Safety

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  • Through its partnership with Microsoft, Bridgestone has developed a unique Tyre Damage Monitoring System, using Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform (MCVP).
  • The system aims to increase road safety and reduce accidents caused by technical failure.
  • This collaboration is the next step on Bridgestone’s journey to become a global leader in sustainable and advanced mobility solutions.
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  • Through its partnership with Microsoft, Bridgestone has developed a unique Tyre Damage Monitoring System, using Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform (MCVP).
  • The system aims to increase road safety and reduce accidents caused by technical failure.
  • This collaboration is the next step on Bridgestone’s journey to become a global leader in sustainable and advanced mobility solutions.

Watch: Stay Safer at Home with PowerHouse Lighting from Alliant Energy

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PowerHouse Lighting

With these lighting tips from PowerHouseTV host Megan Turner, stay #SaferatHome and discover ways to reduce your energy usage during these uncertain times. Join the conversation on social media using the hashtages: #energyefficiency #lighting #PoweringThruTogether #PowerHouseTV

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Arrow Electronics Smart Home Innovation Contest 2020

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DENVER, June 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics is teaming with Silicon Labs, AWS and TE Connectivity to find and support new technology that will make homes more secure, better connected and easier to control. The companies have launched the Smart Home Innovation Contest to inspire inventive and original solutions to solve the challenges consumers face in their homes.

HP's Singapore Lab Is a Training Ground for the Next-Gen Workforce

HP and Nanyang Technological University are upskilling students and workers, and helping build the future of digital manufacturing.
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In the western part of Singapore, near army training camps and dense jungle, sits Nanyang Technological University. One of the top colleges in the world, the 500-acre campus is populated with pastel-colored residence halls, glass-walled classrooms, a Chinese garden, and an ornate entry gate.

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