Technology & Innovation

WebPT Doubles Down On STEM In Arizona

Via azbigmedia.com To help propel the growth of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education in Arizona, WebPT has partnered with the Arizona Science Center, Peoria School District and Girls in Tech to support initiatives aimed at inspiring and empowering diverse groups to engage in STEM programs. In today’s era of digitalization, STEM has infiltrated nearly every sector of business. As a leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology company, WebPT recognizes the

Via kjzz.org Entrepreneurs create companies that can create jobs or even change the world. But to do any of that, first, they need capital — money to get them started. That often happens when so-called angel investors decide to take a chance on a budding company. And, now, in Arizona, those angel investors have a little more incentive to do that. Gov. Doug Ducey recently signed into a law a

Via svherald.com This visit by CPI to Arizona was organized to showcase a dynamic Aerospace & Defense manufacturing industry with more than 1,200 A&D companies. More importantly, pre-arranged meetings with local industry leaders and tours of several high-tech facilities presented ideal opportunities to demonstrate the fact that CPI and its customers in the shelter program in Tijuana are not a separate part of production but that we are all part

UA Researchers Develop Mining Simulation

Via wildcat.arizona.edu Rescue workers practice a dry run with one of the capsules that will be used to liberate the trapped miners at the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on Oct. 11, 2010. UA has officially given a license to Desert Saber, a company geared toward commercializing and distributing a new mining simulation program called Harry’s Hard Choices. The technology is meant to improve safety training for miners. Currently,

6 Arizona Young Women Are Taking On The STEM Gender Gap

Via azcentral.com Think of the last time you went to get your car’s engine looked at or needed help recovering files on a computer. Who helped you? Odds are, it wasn’t a woman. Historically, men have dominated science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, fields. That can be problematic; the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says STEM occupations grew at twice the rate of other jobs from 2009 to 2015 and tend to pay more than the

Copper State Communications Celebrates 35 Years as a Leader in Arizona Technology Industry

Via prweb.com Copper State Communications, the only technology services provider to offer a full suite of solutions to Arizona’s SMBs and enterprises, celebrates its 35th year doing business on May 16, 2017. The company’s decades of serving businesses both big and small around the state — supplying phone systems, cabling, voice, data, cloud, and managed services — have bolstered its commitment to its customers and to leading Arizona’s tech scene.

UA Offers High-tech Labs For Students To Explore, Work

Via wildcat.arizona.edu Nowhere is UA’s science prestige more visible than the many high-tech labs dotted around campus. Here are three that incoming UA students can work at during their school years: The Arizona Simulation Technology and Education Center (ASTEC) lab aims to help familiarize students with various types of medical procedures, without the use of actual human bodies. ASTEC is located in the College of Medicine, connected to Banner –

Arizona Public Service Is Back On The Grid-Scale Battery Scene

Via greentechmedia.com The utility completed installation of two identical AES batteries to test how this technology really works on the Arizona grid. With two grid-scale batteries newly in place, Arizona Public Service is learning the elements of energy storage operation that you can’t read in a book. The utility is using the pair of 2-megawatt/2-megawatt-hour lithium-ion battery systems from AES to test how the technology performs in the desert climate