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Category Archives: Technology
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.
By Whitney Lavaux and Kasey Greenhalgh on August 5th, 2013 | Last updated: August 5, 2013 at 4:23 pm
Behind the padlocked doors of one building on UF’s East Campus, 2008 NE Waldo Road, is a loud machine capable of reading the millions of volumes on UF’s library shelves several hundred times in one second.
By Brandan McCalla on August 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: August 2, 2013 at 4:01 pm
On Wednesday, 164 university presidents, including the University of Florida’s Bernie Machen, wrote an open letter to President Barack Obama and Congress voicing their concerns about the widening “innovation deficit” created by federal cuts in research and higher education. “Innovation” [...]
George A. Smathers Libraries launches new online exhibit of Jewish life nearing the World War II era
By Samantha Shavell on February 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 25, 2013 at 1:47 pm
As a precursor to a physical exhibit of primary sources related to the Holocaust, Smathers library is showcasing an online exhibit featuring documents revealing Jewish life immediately before World War II.
By Sarah Daly on February 13th, 2013 | Last updated: October 21, 2013 at 3:59 pm
UF has developed drones, or unmanned air vehicles, that can take high-resolution pictures for wildlife research.
By Bianca Bahamondes on January 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: January 23, 2013 at 4:44 pm
Alexandra Chong was at a post-Valentine’s Day brunch two years ago with a group of girlfriends in London. During the lunch, the women started breaking down their relationships and dating in general. Soon after, Chong said she felt like women needed a place to talk about the men in their lives. That’s when Lulu came to life.