Florida Technology & Science

NASA, Techshot and Tupperware Brands Team Up to Improve Plant Growth Aboard the International Space Station
NASA, Techshot and Tupperware Brands Team Up to Improve Plant Growth Aboard the International Space Station

2017-07-25

Press Release – updated: Jul 25, 2017 08:07 EDT GREENVILLE, Ind., July 25, 2017 – ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Techshot Inc., and Tupperware Brands Corporation (Tupperware) are jointly developing an improved system for growing plants aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Since 2014, astronaut farmers aboard the ISS have been growing a variety of leafy vegetables and colorful flowers inside the Vegetable Production System, otherwise known as the ‘Veggie’ facility. However, NASA is always seeking to improve upon existing technologies, while reducing its need for resources such as crew time. In an effort to reduce the...

U-GLOVE's Marketing Method Patent Allowed by USPTO
U-GLOVE's Marketing Method Patent Allowed by USPTO

2017-07-25

U-GLOVE’s Outdoor Media allows for brands to engage their audience when they’re most receptive, while they pump their fuel safe and clean. Press Release – updated: Jul 25, 2017 08:00 EDT MIAMI, Fla., July 25, 2017 – ​​The United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted a utility patent for U-GLOVE media as marketing method. Antonio Lyon, CEO and founder of the Broward-based U-GLOVE, Inc., calls it “Advertising as a Service.” U-GLOVE’s Patent consists of free, ads-printed consumer protective gloves, packed in technology-enabled glove boxes (also patented) that deliver advertisements at every gas pump in both print and mobile format. The U-GLOVE Media network currently extends through Florida’s key markets, and includes hundreds of stations throughout the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean. ...

Kelley Kronenberg Lawyers Valerie Barnhart and Jacqueline Costoya Appointed to Florida Bar Committees
Kelley Kronenberg Lawyers Valerie Barnhart and Jacqueline Costoya Appointed to Florida Bar Committees

2017-07-23

Kelley Kronenberg Lawyers Valerie Barnhart and Jacqueline Costoya Appointed to Florida Bar Committees Fort Lauderdale, FL, July 23, 2017– Kelley Kronenberg, a diverse, full-service business law firm, announced that two lawyers from the firm’s Fort Lauderdale office have been appointed to committees of The Florida Bar. Firm Partner Valerie Barnhart has been reappointed to the Committee on Technology and Attorney Jacqueline Costoya has been appointed to the Media & Communications Law Committee. These appointments are effective July 1, 2017 and run through June 30, 2018. Ms. Barnhart focuses her practice on Business Transactions, Data Privacy and Security Matters, and General Liability Defense. She is an adjunct professor at Nova Southeastern University and serves as a representative on The Florida Bar Board of Governors Young Lawyers Division. Additionally, she is a recent graduate of Leadership Broward’s Women Leading Broward...

Moody’s Investors Service Upgrades Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Credit Rating
Moody’s Investors Service Upgrades Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Credit Rating

2017-07-22

Daytona Beach, Florida July 22, 2017 — Moody’s Investors Service (“Moody’s”) has increased its credit rating for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University from Baa1 to A3. This investment-grade rating is the highest underlying rating the University has received from Moody’s. Moody’s announced the increase on July 18, 2017, citing the University’s large and growing scale of operations and consistently positive operating performance as well as strong fiscal management. “We are extremely pleased to receive the upgraded rating from Moody’s,” said Mori Hosseini, Chair of Embry-Riddle’s Board of Trustees. “This upgrade is a result of the commitment of the Embry-Riddle Board and Administration to being good stewards...

Racing Legend Richard Migliore Joins XBTV
Racing Legend Richard Migliore Joins XBTV

2017-07-21

Press Release – updated: Jul 20, 2017 16:50 EDT ARCADIA, Calif., July 20, 2017 – The Stronach Group is excited to announce that Champion Jockey and Racing Analyst Richard “The Mig” Migliore has joined XBTV’s Digital Media Team.  XBTV.com is horse racing’s premier digital network and provides horse players a competitive edge through on-demand content that includes morning works, expert insight and analysis, and exclusive interviews. Richard Migliore brings decades of horse racing experience to the XBTV Team. A staple on the New York Racing Association (NYRA) circuit, he won 4,450 races during his illustrious riding career, including Grade 1 events at Saratoga, Belmont, Aqueduct, Del Mar, Gulfstream Park and more. He won the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Apprentice...

Surftech Forges a Path to Sustainable SUP Boards, Collaborates With Like-Minded Partners
Surftech Forges a Path to Sustainable SUP Boards, Collaborates With Like-Minded Partners

2017-07-21

The collaboration includes designs from lifestyle brand prAna; and materials development company, BLOOM Press Release – updated: Jul 20, 2017 14:45 PDT SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 20, 2017 – Carlsbad-based Surftech, a stand-up paddle (SUP) and Surfboard manufacturing company announces its collaboration with BLOOM, a materials development company, to develop deck pad traction on select 2018 models of paddleboards. “Surftech is very conscious about making products with environmentally-friendly materials when we can, and we are proud to partner with BLOOM,” said Surftech’s product director, Dan Watts. “Our waterways are our playgrounds, so we will do everything we can to keep them clean.” While not yet biodegradable, BLOOM foams offer a significant step...

UPDATE: Efftec International, Inc. Announces Financial Restructuring and Provides Corporate Status Update
UPDATE: Efftec International, Inc. Announces Financial Restructuring and Provides Corporate Status Update

2017-07-21

This press release has been updated from the original release date of July 20, 2017. Press Release – updated: Jul 21, 2017 07:00 EDT LAS VEGAS, Nev., July 21, 2017 – Efftec International, Inc. (OTC: EFFI or the “Company”), a holding company that focuses on sales of hardware, nutrients and professional consulting services into the hydroponics and indoor grow markets through various business segment activities, announced today that it is restructuring its businesses to better align with segment and managerial competencies. The Company’s strategic direction has now been organized along the lines of the following three segments or verticals: Consumables:  Red Light Bakers — suppliers of specialty baking mixes; Hard Goods:  Xe Lighting and private label lighting — suppliers of lighting products and nutrients to the indoor grow markets and Budz Sunglasses — manufacturer and distributor of specialty grow...

Efftec International, Inc. Announces Financial Restructuring and Provides Corporate Status Update
Efftec International, Inc. Announces Financial Restructuring and Provides Corporate Status Update

2017-07-20

Press Release – updated: Jul 20, 2017 07:00 EDT Las Vegas, NV, July 20, 2017 –  Efftec International, Inc. (OTC: EFFI or the “Company”), a holding company that focuses on sales of hardware, nutrients and professional consulting services into the hydroponics and indoor grow markets through various business segment activities, announced today that it is restructuring its businesses to better align with segment and managerial competencies.  The Company’s strategic direction has now been organized along the lines of the following three segments or verticals: Consumables:  Red Light Bakers — suppliers of specialty baking mixes; Hard Goods:  Xe Lighting and private label lighting — suppliers of lighting products and nutrients to the indoor grow markets and Budz Sunglasses — manufacturer and distributor of specialty grow room safety sunglasses; and Professional Consulting Services:  Consulting Partnership...

nexogy Launches Managed Firewall as a Service Solution.

2017-07-20

nexogy’s Managed Firewall service will allow it to meet the growing security demands We are delivering leading security services to protect today’s businesses, that requires a combination of technical expertise and deep access to the underlying technologies.” — Irvin Rodriguez, Chief Engineering Officer at nexogy. MIAMI, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, July 20, 2017 — nexogy, recognized as one of South Florida’s fastest growing technology companies, best known for providing small and medium-sized businesses Cloud-Based communications services, has selected Sophos as its technology partner to offer a Managed Firewall as a Service solution to its customers and channel partners. nexogy’s Managed Firewall service will allow it to meet the growing...

Tri-Eagle Sales Chooses Halo to Empower Sales Analytics
Tri-Eagle Sales Chooses Halo to Empower Sales Analytics

2017-07-20

Halo has a huge advantage in being able to warehouse data from any source, whereas route accounting packages limit report writing to sales and inventory history San Diego, CA July 20, 2017 — Halo announced that Tri-Eagle Sales, an Anheuser-Busch Wholesaler serving north and north-central Florida, has selected Halo as their latest innovation in supply chain analytics. Tri-Eagle evaluated the sales reporting and analytics capabilities of a number of modern Route Accounting Software systems, but ultimately selected Halo for its ability to aggregate disparate data from multiple Route Accounting Software (RAS) systems, native support for multiple devices and ease of use. For...

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