Most musical instruments have high barriers to entry that are physical, technical, or financial. Keith Groover designed an instrument that lowers all of those barriers without sacrificing musicality or depth of expression. His two year design exploration resulted in The Glide, an instrument that combines the power of the microcontroller with a tiny sensor called
Etched-plate technology is a exploding new approach to making fibers. Fibers so tiny they can’t be seen can now be made into filters that capture invisibly small particles. Or you can write your name in a 10-micron fiber and use it to trace a terrorist’s bomb. Or…there’s lots more, and it’s all enabled by this
Moterum is a company located in Greenville, South Carolina, focused on the needs of the mobility-challenged due to disease, accident, or condition. Moterum develops products for people, for example, who have survived stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal injury, and conditions leading to chronic crutch use. We believe increased mobility can have an positive effect on
A few years ago, Bill Davis made the leap from an architectural career to becoming one of South Carolina’s first craft beer brewers, well before the home suds craze bubbled up. Learn about the impact the local craft beer industry has on the local economy. About Bill As General Manager, Bill is responsible for business
Phillip is the Founder and Chief Idea Bartender of Beer and Napkins LLC. As a creative in an industrial world, Phillip is ever seeking to unify his over 25 years experience in manufacturing, consulting, and community involvement to contribute to the greater good. Beside past involvement in a number of local professional organizations, as founder
Greenville is home of some of the world’s biggest inventions. Do we continue to be the home for some of the greatest innovation and product design in the world? Do we foster creativity and enourage our inventors? How do we protect intellectual property?
Public education is changing dramatically in America. How can our public schools embrace changes in technology, learning styles, and culture to create a system that inspires a culture that value learning?
Christian Long is an educator, school planner, technology expert, advocate for innovative learning communities, and educational futurist. He is the founder of Be Playful, a collaborative global design agency focused on school planning/design, emerging technology, professional development, and future trending.