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CES wrap-up: Spartan Yoyo Works

Katie Wieser, Executive Editor

January 24, 2015


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The Spartan Yoyo Works team wasn’t sure what to expect heading into the International Consumer Electronics Show in early January. As a company who uses a 3D printer to create hi-tech toys, Zach Lerner and Vincent Cozza were just happy to be along for the ride. But the show ended up being an incredi...

CES wrap-up: Hema Imaging

Katie Wieser, Executive Editor

January 24, 2015


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The founders of Hema Imaging thought that they were working on a specific product with a specific market. However, while at the International Consumer Electronics Show in January, they found out that there are a number of industries looking for an easy and independent thermal imager which could be appli...

CES wrap-up: Event38

Katie Wieser, Executive Editor

January 24, 2015


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Jeff Taylor and John Blair had realistic expectations for the International Consumer Electronics Show in early January. Before the show, Taylor discussed his hope to make new business contacts and meet potential partners. But they were unprepared for what the show would bring them. “There’s no...

CES wrap-up: SpiroSano

Katie Wieser, Executive Editor

January 24, 2015


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Healthcare app SpiroSano came into the International Consumer Electronics Show with a plan. The startup knew that their main goal would be to get more devices oriented and hopefully make some progress in finding a partner to help create their hardware platform. What they came away with was a wealth of...

CES wrap-up: Everykey

Katie Wieser, Executive Editor

January 24, 2015


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Everykey's second Las Vegas experience was a completely different one than their first trip last year. “It was a whole different ballgame coming to CES with a product instead of a concept,” said Chris Wentz, the CEO of Everykey. The team expected to be talking primarily to consumers but instead...

CES wrap-up: Carbon Origins

Katie Wieser, Executive Editor

January 24, 2015


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After the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in early January, aerospace startup Carbon Origins and the Apollo are on the move. In the week since the show ended, Amogha Srirangarajan and the whole team have decided to launch a partner company, Carbon Labs, to help develop the so...

Razer brings VR and more to the CES show floor

Razer brings VR and more to the CES show floor

Joseph Satterfield, Web Editor

January 8, 2015


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Razer, manufacturer of PC peripherals and accessories, brought a diverse portfolio of products for gamers ranging from the most casual to enthusiasts. In addition to their usual slate of accessories, the company also introduced its competitor to the Oculus Rift, the OSVR headset. Although strong in concept,...

A Local Company With a Global Reach

A Local Company With a Global Reach

Joseph Satterfield, Web Editor

January 8, 2015


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Event38, founded by Case Western Reserve University alumnus Jeff Taylor, was at International CES this week to display the company's drones. The company, created three years ago, is headquartered in Akron and has customers in 49 countries around the world. Although the company did not have a live de...

Intel CEO puts hiring diversity in focus

Katie Wieser, Executive Editor

January 8, 2015


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The International Consumer Electronics Show is an annual event which always gets people talking. But today the buzz was about more than the latest electronic innovation or product release. As a part of Intel’s keynote address on Tuesday, January 6, CEO Brian Krzanich closed with a call to action for In...

Day two at CES

Day two at CES

Katie Wieser, Executive Editor

January 8, 2015


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It was pretty quiet over at the Case Western Reserve University startup booths today, but it wasn’t because of low traffic. Rather the high level meetings and networks developed during day two of International CES through booth visits and meetings couldn’t be released in the press due to the sensitive ...

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