Meet the 43 Finalists for the 2022 Tech Titans Awards

Every year, Tech Titans highlights the top movers and shakers in the North Texas technology ecosystem. Here are the finalists in 11 categories. Winners will be announced at the group's signature gala in October.
Annie Bogue, COO and head of sales and marketing at Fujitsu Network Communications, and Gustavo Mario de la Garza Flores, CEO of Vivaro. [Photos: LinkedIn]
Fujitsu Boosts U.S.-Mexico Bandwidth with New Dallas-Focused Network Deployment
by | May 9, 2022
Fujitsu’s Richardson-based network communications business is deploying its optical fiber multiplexing technology to increase the bandwidth for Vívaro Telecom’s newest network that plans to operate between Dallas and McAllen, Texas.

The move comes a month after Shingo Mizuno relocated from Japan to North Texas to serve as the president and CEO of Fujitsu's networks communications unit.
DI People: Dave & Busters, Fujitsu, Keurig Dr Pepper, Aurora Innovation, DHA, and More Make Leadership Moves
by | Apr 8, 2022
In this week's roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you'll also find news from Firehouse, Enseo, Cambium Learning, D Magazine, Lear Investment Management, Spacee, Envy Gaming, 5Q, Stream Realty Partners, Nanoscope, Crossplane Capital, Improving, TimelyMD and more.
Hurry, Innovators: Fujitsu is Accepting Entries Until Sept. 30 For Its Ninth Accelerator (This Year, Virtual)
by | Sep 23, 2020
For B2B startups in North Texas, the program is an opportunity to expand business with the world’s fourth largest IT services provider.

Dallas Invents: 118 Patents Granted for Week of April 30

by | May 8, 2019
Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 13 for patents out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: Nvidia's sound-activated control system, Shavelogic's pivoting razors, YSEOP's techniques for automatic generation of natural language text, Shooting Simulator's  method for marksmanship training, Wells Fargo's biometric electronic signature tokens, Advatect Diagnostics' compositions for detecting fungi and mycotoxins, Bell's avionics system for using a smartphone to input-output flight data, CareView Communications'  system and method for predicting patient falls using motion feature patterns, Moneygram's methods for providing bail and bond services via a money transfer network, and HoboLoco's foot-operated video game and virtual reality controller.
Dallas Invents: 136 Patents Granted for Week of April 23
by | May 1, 2019
Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 11 for patents out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: Hammond Development's system for enabling a communication device to remotely execute an application, Amazon's technology for job processing using a public service network, University of Arkansas' new white wine grape plant named "Opportunity," Textron Innovations' takeoff/landing touchdown protection management system, Tuesday Morning's cookware lid with basting projections, Olaeris' battery status and failure detector, 3i AVI's computerized exchange network, and an unassigned patent for hair-cutting techniques for an automated hair-cutting system.
Dallas Invents: 115 Patents Granted for Week of April 16
by | Apr 24, 2019
Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 14 for patents out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: AT&T's augmented reality visual Wi-Fi signal, Bank of America's autonomous software containers, Genband's method for blocking notification messages during screen sharing, Linear Labs' brushless electric motor/generator, Sabre's tokenized data security, Phazr's window-installed wireless communications device, Conduent's method for video-based detection of drive-offs and walk-offs
Dallas Invents: 145 Patents Granted for Week of April 9
by | Apr 17, 2019
Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 11 for patent activity out of 250 metros. 

Dallas Invents: 116 Patents Granted for Week of March 26

by | Apr 3, 2019
Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 13 for patents out of 250 metros. Patents granted include Google's proximity payment system environment response; Omnitrac's management of movable objects; Raytheon's methods for acquiring, launching, and guiding missiles to multiple targets; Samsung's techniques for millimeter-wave mobile communication; Slocum Geophysics' airborne geophysical exploration;; and more.
[Image: Karlisz/istockphoto]
Dallas Invents: 87 Patents Granted for Week of March 19
by | Mar 27, 2019
Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 9 for patents out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: Capital One's asset tracking systems US Concrete's concrete with a reduced surface drying time Toyota's integrated truck bed washing system MoneyGram's promotion generation engine for a money transfer system McAfee's system for calculating an object's trust level Dr Pepper/Seven Up's sweet taste improving compositions
Dallas Invents: 97 Patents Granted for Week of March 12
by | Mar 20, 2019
Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 12 for patents out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: • Futurewei Technologies' foldable mobile device • IBM's cognitive geofencing • Lockheed Martin's aircraft laser detector • Uniloc's pedestrian traffic monitoring and analysis
Platooning trucks create “road trains” where two or more trucks follow each other closely. Paccar’s platooning light fence system may communicate to passenger vehicles that trucks are traveling as a team to discourage cut-ins or cut-offs. [Illustration: Fig. 1, Patent No. 10220768 via USPTO. Background: Dallas Innovates.]
Dallas Invents: 148 Patents Granted for Week of March 5
by | Mar 13, 2019
Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 11 for patents out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: • Toyota's vehicle bumper damage indication • Bell's aircraft with manned and unmanned flight modes • University of Texas' methods for light-dependent gene regulation • Conduent Business Services' system for optimizing passenger pick up • Amazon's system for impairment issues of distributed hosts • Paccar's platooning light fence system for trucks
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Dallas Invents: 147 Patents Granted for Week of Feb. 19

by | Feb 27, 2019
Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 11 for patents out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: • Armor Defense's system to detect and extract malicious instructions on a virtual machine • American Airline's departure sequencing system that includes an airport state analyzer, a taxi-out predictor, and a pushback optimizer • IBM's root cause analysis of performance problems of a computer system • SanDisk Technologies' flash card end of life prediction based on memory wear • an unassigned patent for a pull tab simulating a cannabis leaf cutout
Dallas Invents: 104 Patents Granted for Week of Feb. 12
by | Feb 20, 2019
Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 11 for patents out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: • Groupchatter's wireless group alerting or messaging • Match Group's profile matching • Toyota's methods for adjusting vehicle parameters according to merging lanes • Verizon and Redbox's system for a media-on-demand-based programming channel • TXU Energy's analyzed energy usage and home automation • An unassigned patent for an alarm that could prevent a passenger from being left in a vehicle
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Dallas Invents: 125 Patents Granted for Week of Feb. 5
by | Feb 13, 2019
Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 10 for patents out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: • Medhab's fall detection system • Qantu Therapeutics' vaccine formula to prevent and treat neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's • Sirius XM's vehicle telematics • Skycam's method of classifying and transmitting data from an event • Tango Network's control of mobile device calls, text messages and data usage while operating a motor vehicle • UT and UNTHSC's iron garnet nanoparticles for cancer radiotherapy and chemotherapy
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Dallas Invents: 125 Patents Granted for Week of Jan. 29
by | Feb 6, 2019
Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 13 for patents out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: • Sensogram Technologies’ finger tip scanner • Phazr’s 5G radio system • Rain Bird’s volumetric budget-based irrigation control • Samsung’s video editing using contextual data and content discovery using clusters • V-Moda’s method of identifying authentic vs. counterfeit products