Inventions

Products created by Wilmington and locally developed inventions

When Talia Afoa, a Leland resident, talks about what she does, she uses the term “product development”. That’s because, she says, “If you say you’re an inventor, everyone thinks you’re crazy.” Landmark footage of a mad scientist in a laboratory, emitting howls of maniacal laughter. This stereotype does not apply …

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Local inventor on ‘Shark Tank’ October 8

During a routine home workout in May, Lion Latch inventor and owner Lerin Lockwood of Marble Falls received the notification she’s worked for years. “I was tagged with a ‘Shark Tank’ app,” she said. “I filled out the application form and as soon as I finished training ‘Shark Tank’ called …

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Taiwan leads global invention competition with 45 medals

Last week, Taiwan topped the medal table in a global invention competition, finishing with a total of 45, the China Taiwan Innovation and Invention Society announced yesterday. At the annual International Exhibition of Inventions and New Technologies last Monday, Taiwan won 31 gold, 11 silver and three bronze, with inventions …

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Pahang’s pupil is the world’s “best young inventor”

SHE may be 11 years old, but Maryam Muzamir is already establishing herself as a true inventor. SK (P) Methodist Kuantan fifth-year student Pahang recently landed not one, not two, but three achievements in her first international competition – winning praise from Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob and …

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The changing landscape of patent assignments

Patent ownership rights in the United States flow from the inventors of the patent. For an entity other than the inventors to obtain these rights, it is essential to ensure that the inventors have effectively assigned the rights in the invention to the entity. This also applies when a company …

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10 South African innovations and inventions we can be proud of

Through Yasmine Jacobs Sep 25, 2021 Share this article: To shareTweeterTo shareTo shareTo shareE-mailTo share When we think of the origin of inventions and innovations, the first country that comes to mind is not necessarily our beautiful country. We all know that Dr Chris Barnard performed the world’s first heart …

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Innovative activity misses the Leave No Trace rules

COLORADO SPRINGS – The video designed as a fun look at an invention for outdoor thrill seekers is drawing criticism. The device with large sturdy wheels, straps at the bottom of the legs to simulate a skiing experience in summer. Snowboards, mountain bikes and many other outdoor activities were born …

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Inventor turns India’s air pollution into floor tiles

Angad Daryani is an Indian inventor who found a way to turn India’s air pollution into tiles. India is home to 22 of the most polluted cities in the world, killing more than a million people every year. The smog-filled air that blankets Indian cities often contains dangerously high levels …

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AI system cannot be named inventor of patent, UK court rules

Artificial intelligence updates Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about artificial intelligence news. An artificial intelligence system cannot be named inventor on UK patent applications because it is not a person, a London court ruled in a landmark decision. Stephen Thaler, a US-based AI …

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Amazon Beats Inventor Internet of Things Patent

By Andrew Karpan (Sept. 21, 2021, 7:47 p.m. EDT) – An Arizona federal judge has ruled against an inventor claiming that Amazon’s “Internet of Things” interface infringed its patents on how to enforce the swarm intelligence to microchip processing, concluding that patents cover nothing more than abstract ideas. Monday’s decision …

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For its inventor, the game of life is over.

The Game of Life — the top of the box, I remember. Pink and blue pegs in a plastic toy car. A journey that has led you to university and to a job. A spinner who made a loud roaring sound but needed frequent oiling. Stock and insurance certificates. And …

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The reinvention of Ruby Soho

. Ruby Soho seems to be living the high life now that she has joined AEW. Former Ruby Riott emerged at All Out following a massive public reaction to All Elite Wrestling. It was the most meaningful response she’s ever had if you factor in her time in WWE as …

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An idea for New Bedford’s next big food invention

Less than a week apart, the New Bedford Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival has ended and West Springfield’s Big E has expanded, expecting to tempt over a million hungry guests. Every year at Big E, someone comes up with some silly, crazy, surprisingly tasty food innovation. Someone once replaced …

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British computer inventor Clive Sinclair dies at 81

LONDON – Clive Sinclair, the British inventor and entrepreneur who arguably did more than anyone to inspire an entire generation of children to embrace computers and games, has passed away. He was 81 years old. Sinclair, who rose to prominence in the early 1980s with a series of affordable personal …

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The invention of multilingualism looks to the future

“What repertoires of meaning, of knowledge and of philosophical insights, of spirituality, of connection with our ancestors, will we need in [the coming] years. What preparations do we need to make now? And will English be enough? asked Dr David Gramling, head of the Department of Central, Eastern and Northern …

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Cade Museum celebrates Dr. Bob Cade’s birthday

Dr Bob Cade and Mrs Mary Cade Press release from the Musée de la Cade He was a man before his time. He made groundbreaking discoveries long before phrases like “game changer”, “think outside the box” or “disrupt the status quo” entered our everyday language. Dr. James Robert Cade sought …

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US judge rejects patent offer from AI ‘inventor’

Stephen Thaler had filed for patents on behalf of his DABUS machine in 2019, only for US patent officials to conclude that AI was not eligible because it is not an individual. SAN FRANCISCO: A US judge ruled that artificial intelligence cannot obtain a patent for its creations, ruling that …

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Global OBD Telematics Market Growth To Boost With Increasing Innovations And Inventions – UNLV The Rebel Yell

Global OBD Telematics Market Overview, Regional Analysis, Market Share and Competitive Analysis The global OBD Telematics Market is focused on collecting major statistical evidence for the OBD Telematics industry as it offers our readers a valuable addition to guide them in meeting the obstacles surrounding the market. A comprehensive addition …

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The weirdest inventions of scuba diving

This video of the week is from the Simply Scuba team. For most normal people, scuba diving equipment is already quite strange, or at least unusual for them. They would describe pipes and fins and a tank, but over the years divers have made some pretty weird inventions. Remember when …

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Comment: One thing leads to another | Previous lake opinion

Most of us have heard or read the phrase, “One thing leads to another. There is even a song on this theme. It’s about the history and the connections and how seemingly disconnected inventions and events, years apart, come together with unintended and unintended consequences. Consider two inventions, the printing …

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Remembering inventor and TV host Ron Popeil: NPR

Popeil, who passed away on July 28, was an infomercial pioneer whose products included Chop-O-Matic, Veg-O-Matic, Smokeless Ashtray and many other household gadgets. Originally released in 1993. DAVE DAVIES, HTE: It’s FRESH AIR. (EXTRACT FROM THE ARCHIVED RECORD) RON POPEIL: Ladies and gentlemen, I’m going to show you the best …

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Can an AI be an inventor? New legal judgments say yes.

3D rendering robot learning or machine learning to solve a problem getty Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are changing the way organizations innovate. These systems streamline the innovative process and become valuable tools for creating new solutions to various problems. The challenge was whether a machine-developed solution could qualify …

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Pump maker loses bid to appeal Roche’s UK patent

Law360, London (July 22, 2021, 5:10 p.m. BST) – A London judge on Thursday denied medical device maker Insulet permission to appeal a ruling that pharmaceutical giant Roche did not prematurely start selling pumps tubeless insulin before patent expires. Pat Treacy, serving as a High Court judge, concluded that Insulet …

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Ergonomics problems lead to the invention for fishermen

Robyn Edie / Stuff Invercargill man Brian Smith with his patented invention, the Rodassista, to help people use their fishing rods. A Southland fisherman has created a device that he says will help with fishing ergonomics. In 2010, Brian Smith noticed that he and others were having issues with their …

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Purdue obtains 175 utility patents in the United States

The bsmart bandage can assess tissue damage in open and closed wounds, promote healing with its breathable design, and does not require medical personnel for its application. Submitted photo The Indianapolis Business Journal Purdue University researchers received the sixth highest number of U.S. utility patents among universities around the world …

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License this! The competition jury unveiled

the License this! Contest, produced by the leading trade fair organizer of the licensing industry, the Global Licensing Group, and the industry trade association, International licenses, announced the 2021 competition jury of 18 senior executives from all corners of the industry. Some of the companies and licensing agencies represented on …

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On this History Day – July 8 – Almanac

Today is Thursday, July 8, the 189th day of 2021 with 176 to follow. The moon is declining. The morning stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, and Uranus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn and Venus. People born on this date are under the sign of Cancer. They …

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Is kakawate an effective pesticide? – Manila Bulletin

(Facebook page of secretary DOST Fortunato de la Peña) The Department of Science and Technology-National Research Council of the Philippines (DOST-NRCP) is eagerly awaiting the issuance of the patent for the insecticide of kakawate (Gliricidia sepium), also known as madre de cacao. The kakawate, a tropical plant, is commonly planted …

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Minnesotan helps develop vials for COVID-19 vaccine

Joe Mattson, who graduated from Duluth Central High School in 2009 and graduated from the University of Minnesota Duluth in 2013, has worked for Corning in New York as a chemical process engineer for over a year and a half. Mattson worked on the early stages of several projects for …

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Hands-on experiences keep students sharp during the summer months

Camp Invention is a national STEM summer camp for students from Kindergarten to Grade 6. The program has been in Coshocton since 2009 with Coshocton camps and Warsaw primary schools. This year’s modules included building solar-powered robots, a duck launcher, and reverse-engineering a microphone. In addition to local teachers serving …

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Kayak Condos inventor needs help to stay afloat

In 2006, Buddy Doyle of Gardiner, Maine, received a tandem kayak, a gift for helping a friend. This giveaway would inspire a product idea that Doyle said would benefit him and paddlers around the world. The problem, as Doyle discovered, was to lift the kayak onto the roof of his …

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How to vote in the Cadbury Inventor Challenge 2021

Cadbury is introducing three new flavors to its roster and will allow fans to vote to make any of the delicious offerings permanent. That’s right – the Cadbury Inventor competition is back, and it’s asking for help from chocolate fans everywhere. Foodies will be able to choose from three new …

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The story of Dharmendra Kumar and his unique invention

They say necessity is the mother of invention, a saying that Dharmendra Kumar from Gopalpur Village in Pilibhit District, Uttar Pradesh, took very seriously. Dharmendra, an electronics engineer who graduated from the Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology in Kanpur in 2014, was driven by his mother’s health issues to invent …

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University agricultural innovation hubs threatened

Universities are incubators for many of our country’s most popular products, from the HyRed cranberry developed at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to the Honeycrisp apple created at the University of Minnesota. Universities have also created corn hybrids, soybean varieties, medicines for humans and livestock, and countless other inventions. University research …

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Students learn STEM principles at Camp Invention Connect

Photo courtesy of Concetta Amey OJ McGrudder is working on a STEM project for Camp Invention Connect. Coweta elementary and middle school students participated in Camp Invention Connect, a virtual science, technology, engineering and math camp. The camp is managed by the National Inventors Hall of Fame, and locally it …

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