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
About Eric As Chief Digital Officer with Michelin North America, Eric Chaniot is a dynamic and seasoned innovator, who has been in the technology business for over 20 years. He began his career at Apple Inc. in the mid 90’s, and was responsible for the first wireless notebook. He then left to build on his expertise at
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?
Jerry Barber started, owned, and operated the second largest amusement ride manufacturing company in the United States for eighteen years, inventing over thirty-eight U.S. patents, twenty-two of which were produced commercially.
A walking encyclopedia about light and how it influences the human brain, Joey Obermann explains how the quality of light affects quality of life. This electrical design engineer relates that light is something that affects our lives in ways that we can barely perceive, giving examples of how different kinds of light make us feel
Dr. Greenway, President of Greenway Energy, is a hydrogen energy technology expert focused on using fuel cell systems to overcome global challenges. He has pioneered renewable energy powered regenerative fuel cell systems and helped design one of the world’s first “hydrogen houses.”