Monthly Archives - February 2017

Space Startups Are Booming in the Mojave Desert

Inside a series of nondescript buildings in the ­driest desert in North America, an entrepreneurial enclave is chasing the next frontier of commerce. Explosions are routine. The science is complex. Brain power and ambition are high, as is danger. This cluster of 17 young companies at the Mojave Air and Space Port, 90 miles northeast of Los Angeles, is shooting for the moon—and beyond…
NASA officials scout Mojave for technology and commercial space partners, and rockets are launched by small […]

These high-tech glasses let the legally blind see

eSight is releasing a new product on Tuesday that helps blind people see. The glasses, which look similar to a VR headset, work for 4 out of 5 legally blind people and the company already has more than a thousand users.
Recently, CNBC watched a 9-year-old boy try them on and clearly see for the first time. Read more >>

A device that helps blind people see

These high-tech eSight 3 glasses are helping legally blind people see. The visor-like headset uses high-speed, high-definition cameras to capture what the user is looking at.The device uses algorithms to enhance the video feed, and displays the video through eSight 3’s OLED screens in front of the users’ eyes. Read more >>

eSight headset provides gift of vision

Recently, Rachael Ray has given individuals with vision loss the ability to see their loved ones. While her cooking is certainly magic, she’s not talented enough to accomplish this feat on her own—she’s purchased an eSight headset.
After seeing Rachel Ray’s videos of this amazing device, I was sold. It helped a man with a degenerative eye condition see his girlfriend for the first time on her show, which prompted the most heartfelt proposal ever. It also allowed two guests […]

Students Hope to Share Gift of Sight with Parent

Heather Davis maneuvers around her home near Williamsport with fuzzy vision all the time. Heather has been legally blind since she was about 9 years old and prescription eyeglasses aren’t enough.
“It would have to be this close and I still can’t see it,” said Davis.
Jason Kaufman from Selinsgrove is also legally blind, that is, until he puts his eSight glasses on.
“With these, it brings a whole new world to somebody with a visual impairment,” said Kaufman.

Regroup Mass Notification Partners with Kuali to Help Higher Education

Regroup Mass Notification, the award-winning leader in emergency and day-to-day communication technology, has announced a strategic alliance with Kuali, an industry leader in administrative software solutions, such as Kuali Ready — built exclusively for colleges and universities.
By employing Kuali Ready, an intuitive continuity planning solution, along with Regroup’s powerful communication platform, mutual clients will be able to close the loop between preparing for — and responding to — any operational interruption. Read more >>

Babson College Vice Provost Brush for Global Entrepreneurial Leadership Named USASBE Longenecker Fellow

Babson College Vice Provost for Global Entrepreneurial Leadership and Boston Harbor Angels member Candy Brush has been named a Justin G. Longenecker Fellow of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
A USASBE Justin G. Longenecker Fellow is the highest recognition that the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) gives to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the development, furtherance and benefit of small and medium businesses. The USASBE Fellows Award recognizes the […]

Carbonite to Present at the JMP Securities Technology Conference on Monday February 27th, 2017

Carbonite, Inc., a leading provider of data protection solutions for small and midsize businesses, announced its upcoming participation at the JMP Securities Technology conference in San Francisco.
Carbonite management is scheduled to present on Monday, February 27th at 3:30 p.m. Pacific time.
The presentation will be webcast live and available for replay in the investor relations section of Carbonite’s website at Read more >>