Robert Bigelow and his Bigelow Aerospace manufacturing facility played host to eight NASA astronauts and 60 engineers this week getting to know the company’s B330 autonomous, expandable space station. (Elizabeth Brumley/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
NAB kicked off at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
CES 2019 produced a lot of unique and interesting gadgets, but maybe the most talked about product was 5G. Qualcomm and Samsung officials break down what 5G is, and how the city of Las Vegas could benefit from its use.
Slamtec is a robotics company out of China whose goal is to provide solutions for laser localization mapping and navigation. They have created two autonomous robots that can be used in areas such as bars, restaurants and malls. (Mat Luschek/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Let’s face it; not all of us have green thumbs. And herbs are particularly difficult to grow, considering their constant need for sunshine. Enter the Veritable smart garden from Exky, which does it all for you. (Heidi Knapp Rinella/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Lora DiCarlo is a women-run start-up that creates a vibrator-like device designed for female pleasure called the Osé. This year they were awarded the CES Innovation Award in the Robotics and Drone Category, but a month later the Consumer Technology Association, which runs CES, rescinded the award and their booth. Haddock and her team believe it is a reflection of gender bias and sexism in an industry with a long history of male domination.
Varram’s pet robot is designed to let you remotely interact with your real pet. (Mat Luschek/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
DressCoders is a startup focused on haute couture garments. The company uses illuminated thread that is washable and can be sewn right into the fabric. (Mat Luschek/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Google’s booth at CES in Las Vegas features a 3-minute roller coaster showcasing the many ways you can use Google Assistant. (Richard Brian/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
CES 2019 is just a day away, and with it, the event brings in over 4,500 exhibiting companies. But CES does not just offer virtual reality products and 8K TVs, the event will also showcase some useful products for around the house.
CES 2019 gets underway on Tuesday, Jan. 8, but the Las Vegas Review-Journal was able to get a special preview of some of the innovative products that will be shown at this year’s convention. There will be products for gamers, bike riders, and even something for those who love to cook outdoors.
Walmart Academy Facilitator demonstrates the VR training program being used by Walmart stores across the country.
Nevada is 13,325 jobs short of the top 10 in-demand information technology ecosystem occupations.
Debbie Banko, CEO of Las Vegas-based Link Technologies, an information technology consulting firm, said hiring has been “very, very difficult.” It recently took a team of eight people on her staff of 20 to find one hire over the course of two days. (Nicole Raz/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
STEM-oriented summer camp company iD Tech has offered weeklong summer tech camps in Nevada for about five years at UNLV, called UNLV Tech Camp. This summer the company launched two other week-long summer tech programs in Nevada: the Alexander Dawson school tech camp, as well as a pilot for an all-girls tech camp called Alexa Cafe.
Snapbot, the vending machine/kiosk for Snapchat Spectacles, arrived at The Linq Promenade Tuesday morning. Elaine Wilson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Zach Miles, associate vice president for economic development at UNLV, said the Las Vegas tech scene is largely gaining traction because of growing community infrastructure. The city now has several incubator and business accelerator programs up and running.
Uber, the constroversial ride-sharing company, can continue to operate in Southern Nevada, based on a ruling by District Judge Douglas Herndon Wednesday.