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Google brings Wi-Fi-equipped school buses to Alabama city

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TALLADEGA, Alabama – Google is not only building a $600 million data center in Alabama, but the internet giant is also helping some school kids in a small Talladega County town get their homework done. This morning, Google announced the launch of its Rolling...

Written by Jerry Underwood

AerBetic’s diabetes management device makes splash at CES 2019

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LAS VEGAS – An Alabama company’s invention made a big impression at the world’s largest consumer technology event. Birmingham-based AerBetic Inc. last week participated in CES 2019 in Las Vegas, where it demonstrated an innovative device that helps diabetics better manage their blood sugar.

Written by Dawn Azok

Alabama’s AerBetic demonstrates diabetes device at top consumer tech event

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An Alabama company is developing an innovative device to help diabetics better manage their blood sugar, and it is being shown this week at the world’s largest consumer technology event. Birmingham-based AerBetic Inc.’s non-invasive, wearable diabetes alert system will be demonstrated at this year’s...

Written by Dawn Azok

Robotics Technology Park gets new leader to direct strategic upgrades

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama – The Alabama Department of Commerce and AIDT announced today that Chuck Ernst, a former Honda manufacturing executive, has been appointed to lead Alabama Robotics Technology Park (RTP) as it embarks on a strategic plan to prepare the training facility for new...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Airbus kicks off construction on Flight Works Alabama education center

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MOBILE, Alabama – Flight Works Alabama, a new aviation experience center near Airbus’ manufacturing facility in Mobile, is ready to begin its take off. Alabama Governor Kay Ivey joined Airbus executives, city and county leaders from Mobile, and industry and educational partners in breaking...

Written by Jerry Underwood

2 firms form artificial intelligence joint venture in Florence

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FLORENCE, Alabama — Nevada-based Sierra Artificial Neural Networks announced plans today to locate its headquarters in Florence and form a joint development partnership with IPWatch Systems Corp. to advance artificial intelligence products. Sierra Artificial Neural Networks said the Florence area represents an ideal location...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Boeing investing in future growth at its Alabama operations

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While aerospace giant Boeing grabs headlines with major deals at the Farnborough International Airshow, its Alabama operations are having a far-reaching impact on the company’s global business. Boeing workers in Alabama provide critical support and expertise in weapons systems, space exploration, advanced avionics research and...

Written by Dawn Azok

Educators are Alabama’s ‘secret weapon’ on Farnborough mission

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FARNBOROUGH, England -- Colleges and universities across Alabama have played a key role in building the state’s aerospace industry, and they were back at it this week at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow. Representatives from the University of Alabama, the University of Alabama in Huntsville,

Written by Dawn Azok

5 ways Alabama researchers are taking on aerospace challenges

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Universities across Alabama are helping to shape the future of the global aerospace industry. From complex research projects to intensive training for future pilots and engineers, these institutions are making a significant impact on the journey to conquer skies and space. As global aerospace...

Written by Dawn Azok

Carpenter Technology plans Alabama Emerging Technology Center

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FARNBOROUGH, England  – Governor Kay Ivey joined executives of Philadelphia-based Carpenter Technology Corp. at the Farnborough International Airshow today to announce plans for adding an Emerging Technology Center at its campus in Limestone County in northern Alabama. The facility will initially focus on additive...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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