Tek in the News: Huffington Post

As a leader in the technology transfer space, Tekcapital was consulted in a recent Huffington Post article about the need for innovation in Fortune 500 companies. The article discussed how critical and difficult it is to be innovative in the modern market, even though research is increasing at an unprecedented rate. The truth is that…

The Accelerating Pace of Innovation

The world of intellectual property is advancing at an exponential rate. Unlike the early industrial era, where a span of years or even decades occurred between major technological breakthroughs, we are now in an atmosphere of constantly evolving innovation. What this means for businesses is that in-house research capabilities will not be enough to be…

The IP Singularity

Moore’s Law, which effectively states that production microchips double in processing power approximately every two years, is also observable in the world of university technology transfer. An increasing number of research institutions are producing a rapidly-growing stream of powerful new IP. With open innovation trends connecting these discoveries on a global network, we can expect…

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The World, Amplified

Of all the tech buzzwords this year, the greatest one is augmented reality (AR). AR has the potential to change the way we view the world on a fundamental level—supplementing our natural perception with supportive information, ranging from the didactic to entertaining. What this means is that our computing needs can become seamlessly intertwined with…

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The New Industrial Revolution

Manufacturing is heading in a new direction, one that will restructure the way the world currently creates most of its products. That direction is additive manufacturing, namely three-dimensional printing. It is a body of technology so tremendously impactful on human capabilities that it evokes the legend of Icarus.

Driverless Dream is a Reality

The Driverless Dream is a Reality

Self-driving cars which were once only murmurs in Silicon Valley less than a decade ago have hit the street. This month Uber’s first self-driving fleet arrived in Pittsburgh, but they will still be supervised by humans in the driver’s seat. Advancements in automated systems and AI are quickly giving way to a new reality: that driverless cars will provide a safer, more efficient method of travel.