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Category Archives: Technology
By Carla Vianna on December 16th, 2014 | Last updated: December 16, 2014 at 6:56 pm
While some area law enforcement are struggling to find funding for officer body cameras, Ocala Police Department has been using them since 2009 for specialized units.
By Cassidy Whitson on December 10th, 2014 | Last updated: December 11, 2014 at 10:22 am
Students show off their intelligent inventions at Robot Demo Day on the University of Florida Campus. The bi-annual event has been around since 1994, giving students the opportunity to network and show their talent to companies.
By Kai Su on November 21st, 2014 | Last updated: November 21, 2014 at 1:26 pm
The office wall displayed a colorful array of parakeet-themed art — a detailed watercolor painting, an Angry Bird-esque cartoon, a photograph of a parakeet with a house cat.
By Kaitlyn Pearson on November 12th, 2014 | Last updated: November 12, 2014 at 3:35 pm
Alachua County is the second county in Florida to provide a text-to-911 service. Text-to-911, which launched Nov. 3, allows emergency services to locate and assist individuals in need by routing their message to the appropriate 911 center. Senders receive bounce-back messages if a text does not go through.
By Norman Galang on September 24th, 2014 | Last updated: September 24, 2014 at 3:28 pm
Environmental documentary to showcase in Rome this October. Director and community members share their thoughts on the impact of old electronics.
By Elizabeth Hamilton on April 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: April 10, 2014 at 4:55 pm
Gainesville startup Truvitals has developed a wireless heart monitor for animals. The device will give more accurate readings and allow for veterinarians to monitor large animals without using anesthesia.
By Mia Jones on November 20th, 2013 | Last updated: November 22, 2013 at 1:05 pm
The Smart Shelf is a new technology that may track shopper behavior and cater to customers.
By Joy King on November 12th, 2013 | Last updated: November 12, 2013 at 4:35 pm
(Photo credit: New Jersey Library Association/Flickr)
Gallup Poll shows more seniors using the Internet since 2002. Alachua County seniors are participating in this trend.
By Justin Galicz on November 10th, 2013 | Last updated: November 11, 2013 at 12:02 pm
The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, in conjunction with the University of Georgia, released the first three smart device applications of a larger project, to help farmers like those who run Citra’s Orange shop produce crops more efficiently.
By Beatrice Dupuy on October 1st, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 9:12 am
Several Alachua County neighborhoods fight crime by using NextDoor, a website and phone app that helps neighbors connect with each other.