Category Archives: Technology
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.
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.
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.
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.
Environmental documentary to showcase in Rome this October. Director and community members share their thoughts on the impact of old electronics.
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.
The Smart Shelf is a new technology that may track shopper behavior and cater to customers.
(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.
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.
Several Alachua County neighborhoods fight crime by using NextDoor, a website and phone app that helps neighbors connect with each other.