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2011-12-15 12:06:23

The coming years will bring increased personalization, innovation and flexibility in the media landscape, according to the Georgia Institute of Technology. These findings were announced in today's release of the FutureMediaSM Outlook 2012, a multimedia report that offers Georgia Tech's annual viewpoint on the future of media and its impact on people, business and society over the next five to seven years. "Georgia Tech's work in Future Media is part of our new Institute for People and...

2011-12-14 17:53:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The coming years will bring increased personalization, innovation and flexibility in the media landscape, according to the Georgia Institute of Technology. These findings were announced in today's release of the FutureMedia(SM) Outlook 2012, a multimedia report that offers Georgia Tech's annual viewpoint on the future of media and its impact on people, business and society over the next five to seven years. "Georgia Tech's work in Future...

2011-12-13 08:03:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A testament to the explosive growth of its cloud-based lecture capture solution, Tegrity has more than doubled the number of new customers to date in 2011 over the year prior. Further, revenues from existing customers have grown by 82% as instructors and students at these institutions have increasingly embraced Tegrity as an essential learning tool. When considering the return on investment (ROI) for lecture capture...

2011-12-12 12:22:00

Awards Committee Accepting Applications through February 8, 2012 ATLANTA, Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) is on the hunt for Georgia's most innovative technology companies. Today the application for TAG's Top 40 Innovative Company awards went live at: http://tiny.cc/TAGTop40. Companies have until February 8, 2012 to apply and be considered for this annual program that culminates with presentations from the Top 10 companies at the...

2011-12-09 16:50:00

Representatives work to increase participation of women in technology and computing Boulder, CO (PRWEB) December 09, 2011 Three individuals working with the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) will be among those honored at the White House today as âœChampions of Changeâ. The Champions of Change program, part of President Obamaâs âœWinning the Futureâ initiative, highlights a...

2011-11-17 13:39:00

Metro Atlanta is a leader in clean tech jobs ATLANTA, Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sustainable Economic Growth Initiative (SEGI), led by the Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC), identified clean tech as a new opportunity to grow 6,000 jobs by 2017. "MAC is always looking for emerging trends to attract and grow jobs, and clean tech is a natural fit," said John Brock, chairman and CEO, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc., and 2011 MAC chair. "MAC is looking at ways to share best...

2011-11-17 10:30:04

Creating new, improved pharmaceuticals is sometimes very similar to cracking the code of a combination lock. If you have the wrong numbers, the lock won´t open. Even worse, you don´t know if your numbers are close to the actual code or way off the mark. The only solution is to simply guess a new combination and try again. Similarly, when a newly created drug doesn´t bind well to its intended target, the drug won´t work. Scientists are then forced to go back to the lab,...

Image 1 - Engineers Help Improve Flow Of Visitors In Georgia Aquarium's New Dolphin Exhibit
2011-11-15 04:03:10

[ Watch the Video ] More than 1,800 visitors can move smoothly through the Georgia Aquarium's new AT&T Dolphin Tales exhibit, entering and leaving through the same set of doors. Their experience is not by accident though -- before the exhibit opened, logistics experts at the Georgia Institute of Technology carefully studied how guests would move and recommended ways to improve their experiences while minimizing congestion. "We offered Georgia Aquarium leaders accurate predictions on...

2011-11-08 07:00:00

Tech writer Farhad Manjoo to speak at the annual event on March 28, 2012 ATLANTA, Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state's leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia's technology industry, today announced the 2012 Georgia Technology Summit (GTS) will be held March 28 at the Cobb Galleria. The 9th annual event, featuring some of the top technology influencers in Georgia and across the...

Image 1 - Study Compares Techniques For Doping Graphene For Device And Interconnect Fabrication
2011-11-07 09:09:58

Nanotechnology researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have conducted the first direct comparison of two fundamental techniques that could be used for chemically doping sheets of two-dimensional graphene for the fabrication of devices and interconnects. Chemical doping is routinely used in conventional three-dimensional semiconductors to control the density of electron carriers that are essential to the operation of devices such as transistors. But graphene, a semi-metal...