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2013-09-30 12:26:51

Allows Smartphones to Pick up Monitoring Signals from those in Distress NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lisa Pamintuan, President of New York College of Health Professions, announces the issuance of U.S. Patent #8,542,087 by the United States Patent and Trademark Office that allows monitoring specifically for the young and old, or any age group, and identifies certain sounds that indicate they are in need of help. The sound is immediately transmitted to a...

2013-09-27 23:24:00

Prepr Foundation helps hackathon participants learn key skills by tackling real world problems and innovating solutions together. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Prepr, an Open Education and Open Innovation Foundation, shows an ongoing commitment to fostering innovation and entrepreneurship by organizing and sponsoring multiple hackathon and startup events in 2013. The events, which include AngelHack, Startup Weekend Edu, and EduHack, among others, encourage young innovators to...

2013-09-27 23:02:28

With green and sustainable turf, flower and tree care on the rise, Holganix is enhancing the planet’s environmental footprint while providing lawn-care, landscape contractors, golf course superintendents and property owners with a competitive advantage via its innovative products, technology and customer support. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Philadelphia is a city rich not only in history but as an important hub of business innovation and entrepreneurial spirit. Each...

2013-09-26 09:50:17

10 inexpensive, proven systems could slash death toll by 1.2 million Ten health care innovations, if brought to scale immediately in low-resource countries, could have the potential to save the lives of some 1.2 million mothers and children in 2015. Right now the annual global death toll of mothers and children under 5 is 6.9 million. Between 2016-2020, these innovations have the potential to save the lives of nearly 7.5 million women and children. The ten, identified by...

2013-09-25 12:22:18

Company honored for innovating manufacturing process CHESTERLAND, Ohio, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fairmount Minerals announced today the company was named Master Innovator by Smart Business, a Cleveland-based multimedia company, September 24 at the 2013 Innovation in Business conference. Smart Business recognized Fairmount Minerals' Business Innovation team for its innovative strategies, bold goals, and successful ideation advancement. "We are honored Smart Business recognized...

2013-09-24 23:32:14

Entrepreneur Magazine selects Fort Wayne, IN-based Center out of more than 1,250 incubators across the U.S. Fort Wayne, IN (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 The Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (NIIC) announced today that it has been named one of the top four “Best Under the Radar Business Incubators” in the country by Entrepreneur Magazine. The other three incubators to make the top four list included: High Tech Rochester in West Henrietta, NY, University of Central Florida Business...

2013-09-20 08:28:48

Awards Gala held September 11, 2013 in Silicon Valley EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey, September 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan honored mPhase Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: XDSL) and other recipients at its 2013 Growth, Innovation & Leadership Awards at a dinner gala held Wednesday, September 11, in San Jose, Calif., at The Fairmont San Jose. The Growth, Innovation & Leadership Awards are presented each year to companies that are predicted to encourage...

2013-09-18 23:33:47

Current Analysis' new service, Innovation IMPACT, delivers continuous, in-depth understanding of game-changing IT and telecom innovations. Take a closer look at http://www.currentanalysis.com/innovationimpact/. Sterling, VA (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Leading market analysis firm Current Analysis today introduced Innovation IMPACT, a one-of-a-kind online platform designed to analyze developments in IT and telecom innovations worldwide and evaluate their success. Innovation IMPACT...

2013-09-17 08:30:40

SHANGHAI, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reinforcing its ongoing commitment to leadership in the global medical technology market, Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today officially opened the China branch of the Boston Scientific Institute for Advancing Science (IAS) as well as its new Innovation Center in the country. Through these state-of-the-art facilities Boston Scientific expects to foster local talent while sustainably developing innovative technologies uniquely suited...

2013-09-16 16:25:41

Factory-built data center solution co-developed by Integrated Design Group and Fidelity Investments wins two industry awards for flexibility, resiliency, and on-demand capacity with the look and feel of a traditional data center BOSTON, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fidelity Investments (Fidelity) and Integrated Design Group (ID), an architectural, engineering and planning firm focused on the design of data centers, announced today that their design of Centercore, an...


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2010-10-11 21:19:19

Velcro is a brand name, two layered system of fabric hook-and-loop fasteners. There is a "hook" side, which is a piece of fabric covered with tiny hooks, and a "loop" side, which is covered with even smaller and "hairier" loops. Pressing the two sides together will cause the hooks and loops to catch and hold the pieces together. The hooks and loops can be made of various materials, although the first was made of cotton, which turned out to be impractical. Today the most common material is...

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