Archive for the ‘Invention’ Category

Dallas Invents: 130 Patents Granted for Week of Nov. 6

Posted by Quincy Preston

Dallas Invents is a weekly look at U.S. patents granted with a connection to the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area. Listings include patents granted to local assignees and/or those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be an indicator of

Innovator Alert: Apply Now

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty of opportunities. So, we’re constantly on the lookout for contests and competitions, award ceremonies, and available grants our innovators can apply for. Keep in mind that application information may change at any …

Dallas Invents: Patents Granted
in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington

Posted by Quincy Preston

Dallas Invents is a weekly look at U.S. patents granted with a connection to the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area. Listings include patents granted by the USPTO to local assignees and those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be …

ICYMI: Microsoft & Walmart Team on Dallas Cloud Factory, Health Wildcatters Pitch Day, StackPath Signs Cybersecurity Tech Accord

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

In last week’s ICYMI, we highlighted a new venture from Sam’s Club: The Sam’s Club Now “future of retail” concept prototyping in Lower Greenville, which features a mobile-centric in-store experience and tech like allowing customers to scan as they

Innovative Spaces: Mary Kay Opens $100M R&D, Manufacturing Facility in Lewisville

Posted by Alex Edwards

Dallas Innovates Innovative Spaces SeriesThe makeup moguls at Mary Kay have officially opened the doors to their newest North Texas development—the Richard R. Rogers Manufacturing/R&D Center (R3)—two years after breaking ground. Intended to support future growth for the made-in-America cosmetics, R3 will house global

R&D: $200K Grant Aids UTA Reabsorbable Brain Implant Work; Will UTD Chess Computing Platform Say Checkmate?

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchEvery week, we do a little research of our own. We’re looking for scientists, professors, engineers, entrepreneurs—anybody, really—engaging in research and development across North Texas.

There’s plenty of good work being done. If you want to put R&D under your …

Charlotte’s Web(page): Inboundgeo’s Tech Spider Directly Targets Site Visitors

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Epic Playground — a company that builds tools to increase sales for well-priced products and services—is now introducing the latest update to its data-driven, daily direct mail service. The flagship product? Inboundgeo.

Inboundgeo was launched in Dallas in Fall 2013 …

DIA’s Case Study Shows Smart Cities Living Lab’s Positive Impact

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

The first phase of the Smart Cities Living Lab program in the West End Historic District had a positive impact on the neighborhood in downtown Dallas, according to the year-end case study released Thursday by The Dallas Innovation Alliance (DIA).

Calendar: WEDallas Boot Camp, Global Entrepreneurship Week, and the International Supercomputing Conference

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, things may change at any time, so be sure to …

Dallas Invents: 137 Patents Granted for Week of Oct. 30

Posted by Quincy Preston

Dallas Invents is a weekly look at U.S. patents granted with a connection to the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area. Listings include assigned patents granted to local entities or those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be an indicator

ICYMI: Toyota and Pizza Hut Team on Robotic Pizza-Making Truck, Dallas Startups, Prop Tech, and Mobility

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Thinking outside-the-pizza-box isn’t unusual for Pizza Hut. After all, who could forget last year’s limited edition Pie Top sneakers released for March Madness that let wearers order pizza with a squeeze of the shoe’s tongue?

And now, they’ve cooked up …

Elbit Systems’ Military Gear May Seem Like Science Fiction, But It’s Real-World Tech

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Elbit Systems of America is bringing leading-edge tech to its science fiction-esque products that are real-world solutions for militaries around the globe. It’s the kind of technology that allows soldiers to be operational anywhere in the world, under any type

R&D: Maximizing Energy, Saving Time & Money at the Airport; Grant Backs UTA Quantum Communication Project

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchEvery week, we pore through press releases and websites doing a little research of our own. We’re looking for scientists, professors, engineers, entrepreneurs—anybody, really—engaging in research and development across North Texas.

There’s plenty of good work being done. If you …

Fort Worth-Based Aviation Firm Offers Turn-by-Turn Directions—for Pilots

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Flying? There’s an app for that.

Aviation Mobile Apps, LLC is a Fort Worth-headquartered provider of software for mobile device platforms — but, specifically for the aviation industry. No matter if you need to perform flight calculations, receive aviation weather …

Meet Sally: A New Salad-Making Robot Has Landed in Dallas

Posted by Blair Welch

Dallas, meet Sally — the world’s first fresh-food making robot that has now found a new home in Dallas, its maker says.

The device was invented by Chowbotics, a company that works on creating robots for food-based products in order …

Dallas Invents: 120 Patents Granted for Week of Oct. 23

Posted by Quincy Preston

Dallas Invents is a weekly look at U.S. patents granted with a connection to the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area. Listings include assigned patents granted to local entities or those with a North Texas inventor. As of June 12, 2018, unassigned

Travelocity App Launches Augmented Reality Experience With Roaming Gnome Feature

Posted by Payton Potter

Whether on the beach, in the mountains, or miles from the nearest cell tower, Dallas-headquartered Travelocity is using an augmented reality mobile app to make one of the most memorable aspects of travel — taking vacation photos — more exciting.

‘So Cute, it Hurts’: Blingsting Founder Wants to Keep Women Safe With High-Fashion Pepper Spray

Posted by Blair Welch

Dallas Innovates Q+A (Images: Istockphoto)Those who think they have to sacrifice style for protection haven’t met Andi Attebury, the 38-year-old entrepreneur behind Blingsting.

When Attebury was a child, her father always bought her pepper spray, but she never carried it simply because she though …

ICYMI: What’s New in Augmented Reality, Social Impact Making Headlines, Women in Tech, and What We’re Reading

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Interested in augmented reality at scale? Head downtown and check out the Dallas Mavericks installation on the back of the Downtown YMCA at 601 N. Akard. The 68’ x 193’ mural, created by Groove Jones, featuring Dennis Smith Jr. was …

First Look: The ‘World’s Largest Digital Festival’ DreamHack is Coming to Dallas in 2019

Posted by Alex Edwards

Esports. Live music. Cosplay competitions. Hackathons. BYOC LAN parties. Super-fast Streaming. DreamHack — which bills itself as the “world’s largest digital festival” — has it all. But, for the first time, it is going to have even more, combining its