Dallas Invents: 112 Patents Granted for Week of June 8

by | Jun 23, 2021
Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 15 for patents out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: 7-Eleven's position tracking using edge computin, Halliburton's tracers and trackers in a perf ball , Colhurst Concepts' temporary pool cover and floor system, Ingenious Ingredients' compositions to promote muscle growth and function , My Favorite Groomer's animal supporting device , Reflect Systems' location-specific digital media advertising, and Motus Labs' spiral cam gearbox mechanism.
Bedford Biotech Restores “Meaningful Vision” in Blind Patients With Gene Therapy—and May Soon Go Public
by | Jun 22, 2021
Nanoscope Therapeutics successfully treated 11 patients blinded by advanced retinitis pigmentosa (RP). A single intravitreal injection produced positive results that persisted through one year. The startup plans a Phase 2b trial this summer and plans to develop gene therapies to treat more common retinal diseases—like dry age-related macular degeneration.
How North Texas Can Become a Top‑Ranked National Technology Innovation Hub
by | Jun 22, 2021
The U.S. Innovation and Competition Act, which passed in May, has the power to develop 20 tech hubs throughout the United States. According to Tech Titans' CEO Bill Sproull, Dallas-Fort Worth could be a strong contender for one of those spots.
North Texas’ Qarbon Aerospace Will Assemble LIFT’s HEXA Flying Cars
by | Jun 21, 2021
Qarbon will perform the complete system integration and assembly for HEXA eVTOL aircraft, which are designed for both recreational and military use—from flying car "entertainment experiences" over San Francisco Bay to air ambulance rescues by the U.S. Air Force.
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EVERY LAST WORD: ‘Blockchain Is a Booming Industry That Texas Needs To Be Involved In’

by | Jun 17, 2021
... Governor Greg Abbott tweeted last week about signing a law for Texas to create a master plan for expanding the blockchain industry.

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Dallas Invents: 136 Patents Granted for Week of June 1
by | Jun 16, 2021
Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 10 for patents out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: Abbott Laboratories’ sample analysis, Alkami's ACH transaction notification and facilitating ACH transaction disputes, Allied Biosciences' antimicrobial coatings for medical dressings, Amazon's container chutes for sortation systems, AT&T's traffic management system, Bell Textron's navigation system with camera assist, Blue Cross Blue Shield Institute's geographic population health information system, Capital One Services' automated streaming data platform, and Raytheon's self-organizing mobile peer-to-peer mesh network authentication.
Solar Panel Breakthrough: UNT Researchers Inkjet-Print 2D Perovskites for Better Flexible Panels
by | Jun 15, 2021
Funded by the Department of Defense's Office of Naval Research, the additive manufacturing breakthrough is a huge step toward more affordable and available flexible solar panels—for aircraft carriers, ocean-going drones, and more. 
Get the Signal: Texas Instruments Unveils Industry-Leading Breakthrough in High-Speed Data Converters
by | Jun 14, 2021
TI's improvements in analog-to-digital converters can extend battery life, improve signal resolution, strengthen system protection—and even help you catch a fish.