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The secret to business success

Katie Wieser, Executive Editor

January 7, 2015

If you want to learn about innovation, marketing and entrepreneurship, there is nowhere better than the International Consumer Electronics Show, held annually in Las Vegas, NV. There are lessons to be learned from the hundreds of conference sessions and keynotes to help businesses at every level. The basic...

Intel Shows its Vision of the Future at CES Keynote

Intel Shows its Vision of the Future at CES Keynote

Joseph Satterfield, Web Editor

January 7, 2015

After impressing the crowds at CES 2014, Intel was invited once again to give a keynote address to the conference this year. At their address this year, Intel identified three key ideas that they felt would push the technology industry forward. The company defined these ideas as “Computing Unleashed,”...

Oculus Rift Crescent Bay Hands On

Oculus Rift Crescent Bay Hands On

Joseph Satterfield, Web Editor

January 7, 2015

Oculus VR brought the latest prototype of their popular Rift headset to the CES show floor. This new prototype, given the code name Crescent Bay, added full three dimensional head tracking and built in audio output to the headset while improving the already impressive screen used to create the virtual rea...

CWRU at CES day one

Katie Wieser, Executive Editor

January 7, 2015

The first day of the International Consumer Electronics Show 2015 is over and the Case Western Reserve University startups have been making an impact. Though traffic was a little slow during the morning, by early afternoon foot traffic was heavy with many industry professionals and press stopping by to...

Carbon Origins takes their Apollo board to CES

Katie Wieser, Executive Editor

January 4, 2015

Sometimes real innovation is what happens while in the process of solving a different problem. Carbon Origins, an aerospace startup founded in 2013, needed a way to log the data from their rocketry projects so that if a launch went awry, they could figure out why. It was this need which inspired the cr...

Everykey looks towards their next goal as they head to CES 2015

Everykey looks towards their next goal as they head to CES 2015

Katie Wieser, Executive Editor

January 3, 2015

Everykey is going back to Vegas. After intriguing several potential investors and consumers last year, the startup is returning to the International Consumer Electronics Show. Last January, the product was still being developed and the team was looking to get feedback from the industry to prepare them...

Cleveland-based thermal imaging company looks for a new start at CES

Cleveland-based thermal imaging company looks for a new start at CES

Katie Wieser, Executive Editor

January 3, 2015

We all know there are many obstacles to entrepreneurial success. But sometimes an obstacle can be a blessing in disguise. Hema Imaging has had a few setbacks. After going through changes in product expectations and business strategy, the company was unable to meet their lofty goal of $205,000 in their...

CES Hub

CES Hub

January 2, 2015

The Observer, in coordination with Ignite TV, will be covering the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas from January 6 to January 9. This annual event draws in businesses and entrepreneurs from 140 countries to exhibit their products at the show or to take part in conference sessions...

CWRU alumni create healthcare tracking platform; will showcase at Consumer Electronics Show

Katie Wieser, Executive Editor

December 30, 2014

A business usually begins with the idea. The perfect product or service to fill a market need. But sometimes, like in the case of SpiroSano, the business began with a great partnership. Jacob Glenn and Radu Iancu worked together and found that they made a great team. Glenn had a strong business sense, ...

Event38 continues path of problem solving through drone technology

Kathleen Wieser, Executive Editor

December 26, 2014

Jeff Taylor’s path to entrepreneurship had an organic beginning. Using his own money and materials, Taylor was building drones from his home in San Diego and selling them online. While working at 3D Robotics, a corporation known for advanced unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology, he realized that...

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