Archive for the ‘Invention’ Category

DFW Students Prep for Earth Day Solar Rollers Event

Posted by Dave Montgomery

In his teenage days, Scott Barton tooled around in a vintage 1966 Mustang convertible. Now, at 46, he is focused on another set of hot wheels that stands only a few inches high, weighs about 3 to 4 pounds and …

New High-tech Pacemaker Helps McKinney Woman

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Pacemakers have gone wireless, and a McKinney resident is one of the first to get one.

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Dr. Dale Yoo. [Photo Courtesy Medical City McKinney]

Medical City McKinney’s Dr. Dale Yoo put the device in Mary Barnett’s shoulder to make sure …

Cosmunity App Helps Users Find Their Inner Geek

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Whether it’s buying a rare comic, connecting with fellow comic fans or finding out about nearby events, nerds have a new online hangout called Cosmunity that just hit the app stores today.

Developed in Dallas by former University of Texas

Smart Cities Reverse Pitch Focuses on Community Needs

Posted by Julia Batlle

smart citiesTwenty-thousand dollars will be up for grabs at the Smart Cities Gigabit Reverse Pitch event Friday at the Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts in Richardson.

The event is part of the US Ignite’s Smart Cities Gigabit Communities …

North Texas Student Research on Display in Regional Science Fair

Posted by Heather Noel

North Texas students will be showcasing their scientific works Sunday and Monday at University of Texas at Arlington’s College Park Center as part of the Fort Worth Regional Science and Engineering Fair.

In its 66th year, the fair is …

Stand-Up Company: Coppell’s Varidesk Continues to Grow

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Varidesk already has a waiting list for the white version of its new standing desk just a few days after it launched.

The Coppell-based company scaled down its larger free-standing desks to 48 inches so it will appeal to companies

With Vinyl Records Making Their Comeback, Addison Company Debuts Modernized Press

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Vinyl records might be old technology, but they sold 13 million copies in 2016 and an Addison company is churning them out with a pioneering press machine.

Hand Drawn Pressing boasts the world’s first fully automatic, modernized record press, …

Fort Worth Cancer Center Wins Innovator Award

Posted by Julia Batlle

Fort Worth’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders received the 10th annual Foley and Lardner LLP Cancer Center Innovator Award at the Cancer Center Business Summit last week in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Foley and Lardner LLP award recognizes effective …

Neiman Marcus Unveils
‘Store of the Future’ in Fort Worth

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Neiman Marcus unveiled its store of the future Friday with high-tech mirrors that can snap images in dressing rooms and the makeup counter, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported.

Memory Mirror in the Cusp Contemporary department.

The Dallas-based luxury retailer opened

Dallas Resident Fashions 3D Models of City Skylines

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

The Dallas skyline is among the most iconic in the world with the neon colors of Bank of America Tower, the ball atop Reunion Tower, the hole in the Chase Tower, and the crystalline-shaped Fountain Plaza.

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Brandon Warman

Brandon Warman …