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ICYMI: What’s New and Next in Dallas-Fort Worth Innovation Today

Hypergiant's Eos Bioreactor is on display at the Smithsonian; the X-59 QueSST supersonic aircraft is heading to Lockheed Martin's Fort Worth facilities for tests; a "where are they now?" look back at UT Dallas Big Idea Competition winners; and more stories from North Texas. Plus, the Top 10 most popular stories on Dallas Innovates this week.
Hypergiant’s Eos Bioreactor Is On Display at the Smithsonian’s FUTURES Exhibition
by | Dec 3, 2021
The Eos—a refrigerator-sized green energy solution powered by machine intelligence—captures and sequesters carbon from the atmosphere using algae. Hypergiant founder Ben Lamm, who's trying to bring back the woolly mammoth with his new startup Colossal, looks back at the development of Eos, and what it could mean for the world.
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“You’re going to war in a startup with a big idea.”

7-Eleven, Nuro Pilot California’s First Autonomous Delivery Service
by | Dec 1, 2021
The Irving-based convenience store chain is partnering with robotics company Nuro to deliver goods to customers' doors in Mountain View, via autonomous Priuses. Nuro was the first autonomous vehicle company to receive a deployment permit from the California DMV in December 2020.

Dallas Invents: 119 Patents Granted for Week of Nov. 9

by | Nov 24, 2021
Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 10 for patents out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: Allied Bioscience wet wipes comprising antimicrobial coating compositions, Amazon Technologies' repository service using encrypted configuration data, Bank of America's information security using blockchains, Blacktop Plus' therapeutic elastic sports tape, Capital One's identity and electronic signature verification in blockchain, Dallas Limetree's system for classifying content using scoring for identifying psychological factors employed by consumers to take action, Dell's system that implements a software tool for data leak prevention, PACCAR's tire tread with reduced rolling resistance, Seals Gresham Group's location-based social media for events, Soniclean's toothbrush head, and Toyota's active noise control for vehicle with a single open window.
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Dallas Invents: 122 Patents Granted for Week of Nov. 2
by | Nov 13, 2021
Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 11 for patents out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: Allied Bioscience’s infection control, Allstate Insurance’s accident re-creation using augmented reality, Avegant Corp.’s steerable high-resolution display, Brink’s self-service modular drop safes CommScope Technologies’ wrap around antenna, Corvus Robotics’ warehouse inventory management using drones, IBM’s identifying objects of interest in augmented reality, Linear Labs’ magnetic motor and method of use, Lintec of America’s applying micron diameter yarns, and Reliant Immune Diagnostics’ initiating telemedicine conference using self-diagnostic test.
All finalists of CodeLaunch’s seed accelerator competition gathered on stage in Frisco after 3GStrong’s 2019 win. Photo by Rachel Walters.
Who’ll Be the Big Winner? CodeLaunch DFW Startup Event Will Feature Three Dallas-Area Finalists
by | Nov 12, 2021
CodeLaunch—known for splashy events that are part tech trade show, part startup conference—will host the finals of its 10th seed accelerator competition on November 17 at Frisco's Comerica Center. Three of the five finalists are from DFW. Meet them here.