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UA researchers use sound waves to unlock secrets of the brain

January 4, 2016 |

Researchers at the University of Arizona are working on a new brain-scanning technology that could potentially revolutionize the way neuroscientists study the human brain.  

The emerging technology, acoustoelectric brain imaging or ABI, works similarly to the ultrasound technology doctors … Read More

Neuro-ID can identify bot from human

November 19, 2015 |

Protecting a company’s information against bots, fraud or hacking is an everyday task. Neuro-ID is commercializing software that can identify suspicious behaviors based on a computer or smartphone user’s typing, touch, scrolling or mouse movements.

“Neuro ID provides customized solutions … Read More

Twazer, a Craigslist for college students, launches at UA

October 20, 2015 |

There’s Craigslist, eBay and Amazon, and now there’s an e-commerce app that’s tailored specifically to the college student population.

Peer-to-peer and geo-location marketplace Twazer has created a space where users are required to have an .edu login email in order … Read More

UA developing virtual reality concussion awareness app for athletes

October 6, 2015 |

University of Arizona engineering and biomedical researchers are working on a virtual reality experience aimed to increase concussion education and awareness with NCAA football players and other student-athletes.

“Our hypothesis for this study is that if student athletes experience the … Read More

UA’s iSchool receives $2.3M to start artificial intelligence project

September 24, 2015 |

The University of Arizona’s School of Information (a.k.a. iSchool) just announced they won $2.3 million to start a research project that aims to test artificial intelligence in the form of a jazz-playing robot. UA professor and associate director of the … Read More

UA startup Codelucida receives $750K grant

September 11, 2015 |

Codelucida, a startup company born at the University of Arizona and University of Cergy-Pontoise, France, has been awarded a $750,000 Small Business Innovation Research Phase-2 grant from the National Science Foundation. 

The Company previously completed a $150,000, six-month Phase-1 … Read More

Uber partners with UA to boost mapping research for self-driving cars, donates $25,000

August 25, 2015 |

Google isn’t the only entity that is building out their driverless technology. The University of Arizona (UA) has been conducting experiments on their Cognitive and Autonomous Test, or CAT, vehicle on campus and developing mapping technology for driverless cars. 

Today, the UA … Read More

ParkX reaching milestones one parking meter at a time

August 19, 2015 |

It used to be, stop what you are doing and sprit back to the car and feed the meter before you get a ticket or towed. Today, you can add coins through your smartphone.

ParkX (formerly Park Genius), a mobile … Read More

AZCI announces 7 new startups

August 18, 2015 |

The Arizona Center for Innovation (AZCI) announced seven new technology startups joining the innovation center.

“AzCI programs and facilities have created a dynamic environment that inspires, encourages, and empowers new entrepreneurs, leading to new business growth here in Tucson,” Tech … Read More

Five finalists chosen for Smart City App Hack

August 17, 2015 |

Contribution from Chloe Nordquist

This past weekend, Hackers descended on the City of Phoenix for the Smart City App Hack, a global program launched in Barcelona this year to empower people to create apps and solutions for cities around the … Read More