Santa Cruz Tech Beat


Introducing Poly: Former Plantronics and Polycom Company Relaunched

(Contributed) March 18, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA Plantronics and Polycom are now Poly, the global communications company that powers authentic human..

March 18, 2019

Smile Train partners with UCSC researchers on speech therapy game

By Tim Stephens UC Santa Cruz March 14, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA Designed to support speech therapy for children after reconstructive surgery for cleft lip..

March 14, 2019

Introducing the Onewheel Pint, the lightest and most affordable Onewheel ever

(Contributed) March 12, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA “Electric vehicles are taking over the world. Our approach is to make magical, high-quality small..

March 12, 2019

Watch: Steve Benz, president of genomics for NantOmics, describes defending his Ph.D. thesis at UCSC as one of the most powerful moments of his life

(Source: Baskin School of Engineering website) February 26, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Steve Benz, Ph.D., Biomolecular Engineering and..

February 26, 2019

UCSC launches the country’s first graduate program in serious games

By Tim Stephens UC Santa Cruz February 19, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Sri Kurniawan, professor of computational media, develops games and..

February 19, 2019

Watch: Joby Aviation – Inventing the Future of Air Taxis

(Source: YouTube) February 12, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA JoeBen Bevirt, founder and CEO of Joby Aviation, has an audacious dream to change commuting forever...

February 12, 2019

We almost got kicked out of CES for this…

By Justis Earle President and Founder, HANSnap/SNAP Ring January 29, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA True story! Apparently, you are not supposed to canvas the CES..

January 29, 2019

Buoy makes the (TV) news in USAA pilot program

(Source: KSAT12 TV) January 16, 2019 — San Antonio, TX “What’s beautiful about this solution (Buoy), is that inside there’s a shutoff..

January 16, 2019

Watch: The reason why Serious Games are so powerful

(Source: UCSC YouTube) January 8, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA During an interview about the new MS in Serious Games offered at UC Santa Cruz’s Silicon..

January 8, 2019

Luna: Moondust Garden by Funomena for Magic Leap

(Source: YouTube / Magic Leap) December 27, 2018 — Santa Cruz, CA Robin Hunicke, above, is a professor of game design at UC Santa Cruz and the co-founder..

December 27, 2018

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