Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 12:00am
Maybe one day, women really will wear cameras that can tell whether men are staring at them inappropriately. This past weekend, more than 60 hackers and fashionistas from six colleges spent 24 hours at Kent State University, trying to create technology that you can wear. ...
Monday, February 3, 2014 - 12:00am
The future of American innovation is in the hands of our next generation of entrepreneurs and relies on their ability to solve problems and connect multiple technologies in creative ways. Over the weekend, I saw some of this happening right in front of my eyes. I was a judge at...
Monday, January 27, 2014 - 12:00am
Product innovation around the growing wearable technology industry will be the focus of Blackstone LaunchPad’s second annual “Innov8athon” event running Jan. 31 through Feb. 1 at Kent State University’s Rockwell Hall.
Monday, January 13, 2014 - 12:00am
In an effort to nurture a climate of making at Kent State University and increase the number of tech-based startups, Blackstone LaunchPad recently developed a technology strategy that includes the ability for clients to check out equipment, including Arduinos and Raspberry Pi’s,...
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 12:00am
Technology that gives groups of people a united voice to communicate by harnessing their collective intelligence is one step closer to becoming a reality, thanks to a $25,000 grant from the Innovation Fund.