Amazon palm scanning technology now at all 32 Mass. Whole Foods locations – Boston 25 News

DEDHAM, Mass. — Amazon’s palm payment technology is now available at all 32 Massachusetts Whole Foods locations, a company spokesperson said Thursday. Amazon One — the retail giant’s futuristic palm recognition service for identification and payment — reached more than three million users back in the summer and is being added to more locations across … Read more

30th Space Communications Squadron ushers in new communication technology to advance space communications | Vandenberg Space Force Base

VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE — The 30th Space Communications Squadron is ushering in a new era of communications technology as they bid farewell to their obsolete, Synchronous Optical Network from the 1990s, and embrace the cutting-edge Dense Wavelength-Division Multiplexing technology at Vandenberg Space Force Base. The ambitious five-year project, which began in 2020 is set to … Read more

Reveal Technology Has Been Awarded a $749K Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II With Air Force Research Laboratory Center for Rapid Innovation

BOZEMAN, Mont., Nov. 2, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Reveal Technology, Inc. (Reveal) has been awarded a $749K Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II with Air Force Research Laboratory for research, development, testing, and evaluation (RDT&E) of the Farsight platform. Reveal will work alongside the United States Air Force, to optimize Farsight to perform autonomous airfield assessments. The … Read more

US lawmakers press Biden for plans on Chinese use of open chip technology

Semiconductor chips are seen on a printed circuit board in this illustration picture taken February 17, 2023. REUTERS/Florence Lo/Illustration/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 2 (Reuters) – A wider bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers is asking the Biden administration about its plans to respond to China’s rising use of RISC-V chip design technology … Read more

Flexport acquires technology of former digital freight unicorn Convoy

Supply chain logistics platform Flexport is acquiring the assets of shuttered digital freight network Convoy, according to a memo Flexport CEO Ryan Petersen sent to staff Wednesday. Flexport will restore Convoy’s trucking logistics services for customers in the coming weeks, according to the memo, shared by Freight Waves. Petersen said Flexport won’t acquire the business … Read more

Technology can help lower utility costs

There is a tremendous opportunity for energy utilities to improve grid resiliency by ramping up their investments in economically scalable and efficient technology. Customers deserve affordable, innovative solutions that improve their service and progress our country toward a net-zero emissions future. I support Baltimore Gas and Electric embracing this imperative (“BGE CEO: Planning for net … Read more

#Innovate4Refugees explores how data and technology help meet the needs of forcibly displaced communities

Innovation involves experimentation, learning and an often overlooked element – interacting meaningfully with an ever-evolving ecosystem of people and organizations working in service to a broader purpose.  As a way to address this gap, The Hive at USA for UNHCR hosted more than 70 people across various sectors at the inaugural #Innovate4Refugees: Data and Tech … Read more

UVA Health Honored Nationally for Using Technology to Enhance Patient Care

UVA Health has received a national honor for how it uses technology to support high-quality patient care. UVA Health earned the “Most Wired” award from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, which conducts a national survey of health organizations to assess the integration and impact of technology in healthcare. On a scale of 1-10, UVA Health … Read more

Military students innovate technology solutions for US Special Operations Command | MIT News

All eyes were on the robot-dog pacing the hangar on Hanscom Air Force Base. The robot was just one technology, among small drones, autonomous mapping vehicles, and virtual-environment simulators, set up for military cadets to interact with. The goal was to open cadets’ minds to possibilities. Over the next year, they will be applying such … Read more