Santa Cruz Tech Beat


How Can Technology Enhance Social Connection during a Pandemic?

By Sarah Vickers-WebbDirector of ProductionSanta Cruz Tech Beat July 30, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA Join faculty and graduate students from UCSC’s Center for Computational Experience to discuss the wide range of ways technology can […]

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Inhalio Creates Car Diffuser Scent Formula that Reduces Airborne Viral Pathogens for Rideshare Vehicle Cabins

(Contributed) By Mike FosterInhalio July 30, 2020 — Scotts Valley, CA (Image credit: Inhalio) Laboratory test determined Inhalio dry-air virucide diffusion reduced active surrogate virus populations up to 99.8% after two hour period of intermittent […]

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Making a Difference Together: Local Tech, Donors & Community Foundation Work to Support Santa Cruz County During COVID-19

By Jenny Kurzweil Communications Officer, Community Foundation Santa Cruz CountySpecial to Santa Cruz Tech Beat July 30, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo credit: Community Foundation Santa Cruz County) Local tech industry is a force […]

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UC Santa Cruz, Community Foundation Santa Cruz County partner to expand access to COVID-19 testing

By Scott Hernandez-JasonUC Santa Cruz July 30, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: UC Santa Cruz’s Molecular Diagnostic tests potential COVID-19 samples. By working with local nonprofit health centers, the partnership Community Foundation Santa Cruz […]

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Toy or therapy device? Researchers study effectiveness of fidget tools

By Marianne Russ Sharp, UC Davis (via UC Santa Cruz) July 30, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA The study will assess whether a high-tech fidget device increases focus and relieves anxiety in adults with ADHD You’ll […]

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Sparking girls’ interest in computing through “social wearables”

By Tim StephensUC Santa Cruz July 30, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Graduate student Sarah Frost demonstrates prototypes of social wearable technology developed by UCSC’s Social Emotional Technology Lab for use in educational […]

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Open For Autonomous Business: Largest-Ever Unmanned & Robotics Systems Research Contract Awarded For Naval Postgraduate School

(Contributed) July 29, 2020 — Monterey, CA (Photo above: More than 200 leading technology experts converged at the NPS Field Laboratory in Camp Roberts, California, August, 2019, to test and evaluate emerging technologies across a […]

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Sustainable Agriculture Initiative Platform’s Farm Sustainability Assessment (FSA) now available on SupplyShift

(Contributed) July 28, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo source: SupplyShift) New partnership adds industry-leading sustainable agriculture tool to SupplyShift’s Standard Assessment library SupplyShift, a supply chain sustainability data network, and the Sustainable Agriculture Initiative […]

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Achieve Your Social Impact Organization’s Digital Goals with JAMstack

By Eric ResslerCosmic July 28, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA Social impact organizations need to provide digital experiences that are fast, responsive, and immersive. Learn the JAMstack approach to web development. As a modern social impact […]

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Where did the Joby Generation 2 eVTOL go?

By Kenneth I. SwartzeVTOL July 23, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Image above: A graphic of the Joby S4, which was shared at the Vertical Flight Society’s second annual Electric VTOL Symposium in 2015. Credit: […]

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