TECH AND MOBILITY NEWS

Embody Gaming Chair

Herman Miller and Logitech G Unveil Ergonomic Gaming Furniture

Zeeland-based furniture manufacturer Herman Miller and Logitech G, a gaming specific brand of Logitech, have come together to unveil a series of performance gaming...
disinfecting robot at Gerald R. Ford International Airport

Autonomous Robot From Metro Detroit Disinfects Airports and Factories

An autonomous robot that disinfects large areas could make people more confident about air travel and going to work in a factory during a...
robotic hand from MSU engineers

MSU Scientists Design Human-like Hand for Industrial Robots

A team of engineers at Michigan State University in East Lansing have designed and developed a novel device resembling a human hand for robots...
Applied Impulse Inc.'s impact welding system

New Impact Welding Technology to be Showcased in Detroit

A new impact welding system developed at Ohio State University in Columbus is being showcased in Detroit.LIFT, the Detroit-based Department of Defense-supported national manufacturing...
smart roads

Report: COVID-19 Will Expand AVs to Rural Areas Sooner

A recent global survey found that more than 57 percent of auto tech leaders expect that COVID-19 will quicken the pace and rate of...
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U-M Researchers Create Long-lasting Brain Implants

Researchers at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor are paving the way for long-lasting brain implants that can treat neurological diseases and enable...
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Detroit Intelligence Firm Launches Composites Portal

Composites, or materials made from two or more materials that, when combined, are stronger than the individual materials, are gaining traction in various industries,...
DoForm resins in car cockpit

Michigan Firm Commercializes New Material for Automotive Interiors

A company in Fowlerville (between Brighton and Lansing) has commercialized a new addition to a series of resins for automotive interiors that it says...
LumaBlue lights

Commercial Bacteria-killing Light Now Available for Consumers Through Clawson Company

A bacteria-killing solution originally designed for first responders and health care workers now is being offered to the public by a Clawson company.Lumacuity LED...
TomTom traffic app

Timesaver: 2021 Ford Models to Predict Traffic Congestion

Two new vehicles from Ford Motor Co. in Dearborn will be able to predict traffic congestion with a technology unveiled in early July.Drivers of...
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U-M’s Advanced Transportation Hub Funds Eight Mobility Projects

Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor continues to support Michigan-based research projects looking for high-tech solutions to mobility...
forest fire

MSU Scientists Design Self-powered Forest Fire Alarm System

The recent forest fires in the United States, Australia, and Brazil have driven scientists at Michigan State University in East Lansing to design a...
Hydra-Zorb clamp

Local Components Manufacturer Expands Globally Through Acquisition

Canton Township-based ZSi-Foster, which offers clamp, coupling, and strut support systems, has acquired Hydra-Zorb Co. in Auburn Hills, which supplies pipe, hose, and tube...
Gentherm vehicle interior

Local Firms Partner on Improving Human Thermal Comfort in Vehicles

Two metro Detroit companies have joined forces to develop advanced software to improve human thermal comfort predictions in automobiles.Northville’s Gentherm, a developer of thermal...
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Detroit Fintech to Bring More Information to Stock Market Investors

A Detroit fintech and an online brokerage platform based in Chicago are partnering to provide what they call “state-of-the-art opportunities to trades on the...

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