Using GSA Federal Contracts to Improve Campus Safety and SecurityZiadRegroup Mass Notification, the award-winning leader in emergency and day-to-day mass communication technology, today announced that it is joining forces with Triad Technology Partners, experts in IT service management software and government software sales, to present a live webinar on procurement through GSA Scheduled Contracts to improve campus safety. Read more >>
Sharp vision: New glasses help the legally blind seeZiadThe headsets from eSight transmit images from a forward-facing camera to small internal screens — one for each eye — in a way that beams the video into the wearer's peripheral vision. That turns out to be all that some people with limited vision, even legal blindness, need to see things they never could before. That's because many visual impairments degrade central vision while leaving peripheral vision largely intact. Watch now >>
Q&A: Premama’s appeal to new moms can be a crucial loyalty playZiadIn the healthcare space, it's a long-held tenet that the female heads-of-household, aka mom, is the primary purchaser of the OTC remedies and balms that cure whatever it is that ails you. So why not capture her loyalty from the beginning? Premama is looking to do just that with a family of products that appeal to women and their spouses as they build a family, from trying to conceive through a successful pregnancy and the subsequent first years of infant care....
And The Oscar (on YouTube) Goes To…ZiadFor the second year running, Pixability has teamed up with YouTube to analyze how people engage with movie-related content on the platform, in advance of Hollywood rolling out the red carpet for the 2017 Oscars. Read more >>
Always a Way to Get to a Smile!ZiadThe following post is from Ziad Moukheiber, CEO of Boston Harbor Angels. BUILD A few months ago I started mentoring young students through BUILD, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to use entrepreneurship to ignite the potential of youth from under-resourced communities and propel them to high school, college and career success. At first the task was daunting: getting a bunch of teenagers focused on a topic is a challenge, especially when most of them did not chose to be in this...
Space Startups Are Booming in the Mojave DesertZiadInside 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 companies...
These high-tech glasses let the legally blind seeZiadeSight 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 >>
This ‘Star Trek’-like headset helps the legally blind see againZiadAlmost like the VISOR in 'Star Trek,' the eSight 3 lets low vision wearers do almost anything, from reading a menu to playing basketball. Read more >>