Trends, products and advances


Partners hosting Machine Vision & Robotics Summit

April 18, 2018
A pair of partners are hosting a day-long series of free seminars Thursday on automation technologies. Read More

The implications of General Data Protection Regulation on businesses

April 18, 2018
Cambridge Analytica and the great Facebook debacle of 2017-18 sure has been an eye-opener for many people and companies, especially those who happen to click through long documents like “Terms of Service” agreements and the like to rush to install an app or just can’t wait to find out “What Harry Potter character are you?” Just what did you agree to anyway? Read More

Meijer rolling out checkout app

April 16, 2018
Meijer is implementing a mobile app chain-wide to streamline the checkout process at its stores. Read More

Manufacturer acquires automation companies

April 13, 2018
A manufacturer in the region has acquired a pair of automation companies with customers in several industries. Read More

Grocery delivery company launches mobile app

April 10, 2018
Customers of a local grocery delivery company will now be able to buy their groceries from their smartphones. Read More

Developers take augmented reality to next level

Tech to be demonstrated at NeoCon lets furniture designers, dealers transform clients’ spaces with a swipe.

April 6, 2018
A local software designer with furniture manufacturing clients will showcase a pro version of an augmented reality tool housed on its platform at NeoCon in June. Read More

Risks of HIPAA negligence

March 31, 2018
HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, sets the standard for protecting private medical patient information and can often lead to headaches for those in health care. Read More

Urbaneer expands into larger markets

Company began as ‘small space living’ division of Rockford Construction in 2014.

March 30, 2018
Urbaneer recently gained national attention when it showcased its wireless kitchen concept at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Read More

Ad agencies keeping an eye on Facebook scandal

Popular social media site under fire for mishandling user information.

March 30, 2018
Will the Cambridge Analytica scandal spell trouble for local advertising agencies? Read More

Despite data scandals, Facebook is shaping the future

March 29, 2018
Facebook. FB. The ‘book. Mark Zuckerburg has built the largest social network in the history of human beings, with over 2.2 billion active users each month. Read More