Archive for May, 2016

Timing is Everything: Sports Cardiology Emerges in DFW

Posted by Benjamin Levine, M.D.

­­­UTSW SHAPING INTO REGIONAL CENTER FOR SPORTS CARDIOLOGY


At its most basic level, cardiology focuses on timing — monitoring the pulses and rhythms that are attuned to a natural clock. My team is also keeping a pulse on the growing …

AT&T to Expand High-Speed Internet to Southern Dallas

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

MAYOR MIKE RAILINGS SAYS THE EXPANSION FITS INTO THE GROWSOUTH STRATEGY


High-speed Internet is finally coming to Southern Dallas.

Dallas-based AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) announced Tuesday that it would expand its GigaPower network to thousands of homes and businesses in …

Dallas Film Commission’s Janis Burklund Keeps ‘Shoots’ Coming

Posted by Jeff Bounds

DI ADVISER Q&A: THE COMMISSION’S DIRECTOR FINDS INNOVATIVE WAYS TO LURE PRODUCTIONS


This is the first in a series of question-and-answer sessions with a Dallas Innovates’ Adviser.

When many people think of Dallas, they think, well, “Dallas”—the 1980s television hit …

Earth Day Texas Helps Environment, Educates Kids About STEM

Posted by Romelia Flores

A LOOK BACK AT HOW THE EVENT SHOWCASED TECHNOLOGY, TOO


I’ve always heard about Earth Day as being a worldwide annual celebration held to demonstrate support for environmental protection.

In March, I had the wonderful opportunity of meeting Matt Myers, …

3 Things We’re Reading: UTD Research Could Boost Battery Life

Posted by Lance Murray

BOOSTING BATTERY POWER, PLANO COMPANY HONORED, DALLAS’ MOBILE 311 TRUCK


Every day, we’re scanning the web, perusing our email, and getting tips about articles you might find interesting. Here are three articles we found today.

How would you like it

UTA Prof Gets $308K to Study Heart Condition in Women

Posted by Lance Murray

CORONARY MICROVASCULAR DYSFUNCTION CAN BE DIFFICULT TO DIAGNOSE


An assistant professor at the University of Texas at Arlington has received a $308,000 award from the Dallas-based American Heart Association to study the root causes of a heart condition that damages …

How Mobile Tech is Changing the Banking Industry

Posted by Verizon

VERIZON IS HELPING REINVENT THE WAY BANKS STAY SIMPLE, FAST, SECURE IN A MOBILE WORLD


Dallas-area banks are shifting the way they serve customers in order to keep pace with an increasing base of mobile and smartphone adopters conducting transactions …

3 Things We’re Reading: Rangers Seek $1B Stadium with a Roof

Posted by Lance Murray

RANGERS SEEK ROOFED STADIUM TO BEAT THE HEAT; MAVERICKS GO GAMING


Every day, the staff of Dallas Innovates searches the web, scans their emails closely and gets tips from readers about interesting articles that might interest you. Here are three …

Initial Batch From Tech Wildcatters’ ‘Gauntlet’ To Make Pitches Thursday

Posted by Heather Noel

THE PITCH EVENT WILL FEATURE 11 STARTUPS


When Gabriella Zielke founded Tech Wildcatters, she sought advice from some of the nation’s top accelerators.

Now, they’re coming to her for insight.

“It’s really interesting, that people who I reached out …

Engaging with Millennials: Here’s SVP Dallas’ Approach

Posted by SVP Dallas

SOLUTIONS FOR BUSINESS AND BEYOND


On April 27, Social Venture Partners Dallas hosted business leaders, partners, and community collaborators at our Social Innovation Luncheon to hear Kari Saratovsky and Jon Mertz present cross-generational approaches to engaging millennials.

Kari and Jon …

Village Tech Schools Assigns Students Real-World Projects

Posted by Heather Noel

STUDENTS APPLY LEARNING IN MAKERSPACE


Fifth-grade science teacher Jamie Long sometimes wonders if students really grasp what she’s teaching in the classroom.

But when her students get excited about using a vocabulary word such as “undulation,” to correctly …

Editor’s Picks: Calendar for May 19-26

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

We know you’re busy, so we’ve pulled together some events that will keep you on the forefront of innovation in Dallas-Fort Worth. Here’s what’s on our radar this week:


Thursday, May 19

PRESERVING CULTURE HERITAGE PANEL — 6:30 to 8 …

GoBone Poised to Take High-Tech Bite of Dog Toy Market

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

THE DEVICE ROLLS AROUND, LETTING YOUR DOG CHASE IT


Santiago Gutierrez walked away from the corporate world to start his own intelligent pet products company two years ago.

The CEO and founder of PulsePet and his team have just finished …

3 Things We’re Reading: Japanese Rail Firm Plans Dallas Subsidiary

Posted by Lance Murray

BULLET TRAINS, HIGH-TECH ACQUISITIONS, REAL-TIME BILLBOARDS: ALL IN A DAY’S READING


Every day the staff at Dallas Innovates scours the web, digs through emails, and takes reader suggestions to find articles that we think will be of interest to you. …

Do Your Data Homework Before Starting a Business

Posted by Dallas Brain

ANALYZING YOUR INDUSTRY CAN HELP UNDER YOUR COMPETITORS


Have you considered starting your own business? Or perhaps you have an existing business and you are thinking of investing money in order to increase foot traffic and brand awareness.

Analyzing your …

Urban Land Institute Program Introduces Students to Real Estate Careers

Posted by Heather Noel

PROGRAM OFFERS SITE VISITS, CHANCE TO WORK ON REAL-LIFE PROJECT


Kiara Kabbara had never heard of a landscape architect until she met one.

After learning how Klyde Warren Park has transformed that part of downtown Dallas, the Lincoln High School …

KONE Facility in Allen Lifts Elevator Technology

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

THE COMPANY WILL RELOCATE 300 EMPLOYEES TO THE FACILITY LATER THIS MONTH


KONE’s new North American Research and Development center in Allen will take elevator technology to new heights.

There’s a test tower where the Finland-based company can test the …

3 Things We’re Reading: Implosion to Make Room for American’s Headquarters

Posted by Lance Murray

WORLD’S LARGEST AIRLINE MAKING WAY FOR NEW HQ; PHILANTHROPY $100 AT A TIME


Each day, the staff at Dallas Innovates digs deep into the web looking for interesting, stimulating and sometime profound stories that we think you’ll enjoy. Here are …

Green Source DFW Keeps Environmental News in Focus

Posted by Tara Nieuwesteeg

A PROJECT OF THE MEMNOSYNE INSTITUTE, THE SITE IS AN ECO-FRIENDLY RESOURCE


There’s a growing number of people who are interested in keeping up with the latest information on the environmental movement, and Green Source DFW hopes to be a …

UTD’s Launchpad: Revving Startups Outside the Classroom

Posted by Jeremy Vickers

PROGRAM GIVES PARTICIPANTS TOOLS TO SPUR BUSINESSES


Over the 10-week Launchpad program created last fall, participants get a highly experiential, outside the classroom, lean startup environment to get their business concept off the ground.

During these 10 weeks, Launchpad teams …