Trends, products and advances


STEAM Village pushes student innovation

ArtPrize Hub’s Planet3 demonstrates human connectivity based on technology.

September 23, 2016
This year, ArtPrize is focusing more on how art can change education. Read More

Law firm earns ISO/IEC IT certification

September 21, 2016
A law firm has earned an information technology certification aimed at keeping information assets secure. Read More

Ride-booking app rolls out new feature for market

September 21, 2016
A ride-booking app is adding a “top-requested” feature to its Grand Rapids service. Read More

Theater chain implementing closed captioning and narration

September 19, 2016
A local theater chain is planning to implement closed captioning and narration capabilities at all of its locations. Read More

Women-in-tech nonprofit expands into West Michigan

September 15, 2016
A Dearborn-based nonprofit focused on advancing women in technology has expanded to West Michigan. Read More

Device retailer enters market

September 14, 2016
A national computer and mobile device retailer is opening its first store in the state via West Michigan. Read More

Doctor provides brain training to fight Alzheimer’s, dementia

Fotuhi, Neurocore combine programs to help reverse symptoms.

September 9, 2016
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Americans fear being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease almost as much as they fear being diagnosed with cancer, but a local doctor said people have less to fear in regard to Alzheimer’s. Read More

College buddies dive into drone market

Inexpensive underwater robot should be ready for public next summer.

September 2, 2016
Like countless others before him, Danny Vessells found his inspiration in nature. Read More

Inside Track: ‘Efficiency nut’ Chris Harper finds hard work always pays off

COO’s fascination with computers, coding leads to lucrative career.

September 2, 2016
For some, it takes a lifetime to find the right career path. Chris Harper found his around age 12, shortly after his family moved to Ada. Read More

Software maker releases tracking product for manufacturers

September 2, 2016
A software maker has developed a new tracking product to help manufacturers improve visibility, traceability and efficiency on the production floor. Read More