New technology may help in the fight


Here’s the difference between red tide and blue-green algae.

A new tool will soon be deployed in Florida in an attempt to eliminate blue-green algae in freshwater systems.

Florida Gulf Coast University’s Everglades Wetland Research Park in Naples received a $1 million grant from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to introduce buoys equipped with sonic technology meant to kill harmful cyanobacteria.

“An ultrasonic wave goes through the water and disturbs algal cells, especially some of the blue-green algae,” said Bill Mitsch, director of the research park. “(The algae) thereby loses its ability to stay in the water column and drops to bottom of the lake.”

The Everglades Wetland Research Park will deploy the MPC buoy system in Naples. The solar-powered buoys will be tethered in nine lakes throughout the Treviso Bay Naples community. (Photo: Greg Eiffert)

Mitsch and his team at the research park will set out nine

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Tampa General Hospital is partnering with Philips on new technology

Tampa General Hospital is partnering with Philips, the global electronics company, to update its fleet of medical equipment, from imaging to vital sign monitors, in a new partnership.

The seven-year agreement will provide “millions of dollars worth” of new health care technology for the hospital, according to a press release. Tampa General, the region’s only Level 1 trauma center, plans to replace all of the bedside vital monitors with new equipment from Philips. The hospital has more than 1,000 patient beds on its Davis Islands campus.

Equipment in the catheterization and radiology departments will also get upgrades, the release said.

“This partnership allows us to stay on the leading edge of technology for many years to come, in a cost-effective way,” the Tampa General President and CEO John Couris said in a statement. “Tampa General’s vision is to become the safest and most innovative academic health system in America, and

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New fruit and vegetable grading technology headed to the Australian market

A packaging and processing company that is bringing a new fruit and vegetable grader to the Australian market says it has received a phenomenal response from local growing and packing companies.

Auspouch is in partnership with Italian company Zetapack, which is supplying the machines and hopes to have its first customer up and running with the new technology by January, at their Victorian property.

“We haven’t pushed (the marketing) along too far at this stage,” Mr Waterson said. “With just mailing some initial information, we have had a response rate of around 25 per cent from Australia and New Zealand, which I think is quite remarkable these days, because people are often bombarded with information. It is looking like this solution is going to be well accepted. It is a good stepping stone for those who want to grade their own fruit, and value-add themselves, with low investment, both financially

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Blue California To Start Production of New Nature-based Bitter Blocker Technology

Food and beverage brands, and manufacturers will now have access to novel flavor technology for reducing bitter notes

Capacity for Goodness - Blue California Flavors & Fragrances
Capacity for Goodness – Blue California Flavors & Fragrances
Capacity for Goodness – Blue California Flavors & Fragrances

Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.and Bedford, Mass., Sept. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Blue California, a vertically integrated technology company that designs and produces sustainable ingredient solutions for the food, beverage, and supplement industry, announced jointly, with biotech innovator Conagen, the patent filing for a new, nature-based bitter blocker technology to improve the taste of a wide range of consumer products.


Blue California is the commercial partner, rapidly scaling and securing global regulatory approvals for its new bitter blocking technology which will be marketed under the Sensegen® brand. 


The Blue California Flavor and Fragrance Division will use the new technology to develop custom food and beverage solutions at its newly launched state-of-the-art Blue California Creative

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Solving the CRE Technology Gap

A new report from Building Engines called The CRE Technology Gap explores the current relationship between technology and real estate ownership. More than half of real estate operators want to implement more technology and 84% of owners believe that technology can help the business meet all of its operational goals. In addition, 89% of property owners believe that technology is shaping the commercial real estate industry. So, it is clear that technology is playing an increasingly important role in real estate operations; however, many operators still struggle to find the right technology solution.

One challenge facing the industry is the need for better quality technology. Operators want technologies that can increase revenue, deliver the best occupant experience and reduce their operating costs. According to the survey, 51% of owners said that the right technology could streamline operations, while 49% said that it could help make decisions quicker and 48% said

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Berger HomeShield’s new campaign talks about modern technology for waterproofing solutions

a man and a woman standing in a room: The campaign has been released across online and offline mediums

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The campaign has been released across online and offline mediums

Berger Paints has launched a new campaign for Berger HomeShield conceptualised by Lowe Lintas Kolkata. The campaign featuring actor Akshay Kumar advocates the usage of modern technology to encounter problems related to waterproofing. The campaign has been released across online and offline mediums.

“Given that in most parts of India it rains a quarter part of the year, dampness or leakages are frequent problems in most households. Berger HomeShield along with the Berger Concrete Moisture Meter promises to tackle the issue scientifically,” the company said in a statement.

The campaign film hinges on the idea that little knowhow, fake gyaan or predictions don’t work. A thorough diagnosis of the problem ensures the right cure, be it for you or your walls. Scientific understanding is significant while finding the right solution, Abhijit Roy, MD and

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U.S. production for all-new 2021 Nissan Rogue starts in Tennessee | Money

“Not only have we improved the way we build the new Rogue, the team is using this new technology to build all the vehicles in our U.S. plants with better efficiency and quality for customers,” said David Johnson, vice president, Production Engineering and New Model Quality, Nissan North America. “It’s a win-win for Nissan and our customers.”

Top-selling model Building on 13 years of success in the U.S., the 2021 Rogue will lead Nissan’s turnaround as the company’s top-selling U.S. model, with nearly 3 million sold to date. 2021 Rogue has all the technology, capability and functionality to make life easier for today’s families, including:

Safety Shield 360: Nissan Safety Shield 360® comes standard across the entire Rogue lineup and includes Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, Blind Spot Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Lane Departure Warning, High Beam Assist and Rear Automatic Braking.ProPILOT Assist with Navi-link: Rogue was one

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The Use of Modern Technology in Outdoor Advertising | by The Perfect Media | Aug, 2020

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From the first hand-painted outdoor signages, we’ve come a long way since then in regards to technological advancements in the outdoor advertising industry. Through modern technology, billboards now have the ability to connect and interact with consumers through many creative ideas and strategies: payment systems, data trackers, edible billboards, real-time messages, augmented reality, virtual reality, QR technology, and so many more. These advancements have also paved the way for collaborative advertisements between outdoor and mobile advertising by allowing consumers to participate in billboard advertisements through their smartphones and gadgets

One of the greatest advancements in the industry was the installment of LED screen billboards dating back to 2007. In 2008, The Perfect Media even built its own LED screen billboard at Queensway Shopping Centre for Nike’s 2009 Human Race. With the entrance of digital signages, automation and data technology also saw advancements. Digital billboards are flexible with the types of

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New PET Scanner Offers Improved Diagnosis At Emory Johns Creek

JOHNS CREEK, GA — Emory Johns Creek Hospital is the first facility in Georgia to offer patients access to the first mobile, advanced digital positron emission tomography (PET) molecular imaging technology.

The uMI 550 is a state-of-the-art digital PET/CT (computed tomography) scanner that delivers faster scan times, reduced radiation doses and enhanced visualization of small lesions with exceptional image quality.

“As a leader in diagnostic imaging, Emory Healthcare is providing patients advanced digital positron emission tomography or PET molecular imaging for individuals in the Northern Arc serviced by Emory Johns Creek Hospital,” says David Schuster, MD, FACR, professor and director, Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Emory University School of Medicine.

“The technology will facilitate the use of more progressive PET studies, including those for prostate cancer and neuroendocrine tumors.”

The new equipment adds to the ongoing improvements at Emory Johns Creek Hospital and Winship Cancer Institute of Emory

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New tech startup Carsfast launching in Chicago after successful Arizona pilot.

CHICAGO, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Direct from its success in Arizona, new digital startup Carsfast has now expanded its unique car buying and financing services throughout Chicago.

Chicago locals have recently welcomed this contactless service which allows people to shop and get finance for thousands of near new cars all from their cell phone. With operations expanding to other local regions later this month, Carsfast will change the way Chicago locals buy their next car.

“We are thrilled to launch this new Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology in the Chicago market” explains CEO and co-founder Shaun Sumaru. “We know that the locals in Chicago are looking for an alternative to physically shopping around for cars. We wanted to simplify this process for them.”

Shaun and his team have developed the new technology shifting interactions entirely to text message so buyers never have to physically see anyone.

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