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KVH INDUSTRIES INC.’S single-axis DSP-3100 is among the items in product orders totaling $5.8 million from major remote weapons-systems makers. / COURTESY KVH INDUSTRIES INC.

KVH announces $8.3M in FOG product orders, related contract

MIDDLETOWN – KVH Industries Inc., which manufactures high-performance sensors and integrated inertial systems for the defense and commercial markets, received $5.8 million in product...
NEAL B. HARRELL JR. is the president of Brooks Marine Group, a marine-management recruiter based in Newport. / COURTESY BROOKS MARINE GROUP

Five Questions With: Neal B. Harrell Jr.

In Rhode Island, how do the old (boatbuilding) and new (technology) sync? Home to yacht-design master Nathaniel Herreshoff, the Herreshoff Marine Museum/America’s Cup Hall of...
THE COLLEGE CRUSADE of Rhode Island’s high school robotics team will compete in the 12th annual FIRST Tech Challenge at the New England Institute of Technology on Feb. 3. From left, Carlos Cancino of Cranston; Lisandro Nunez of Providence; Cesar Rosario of Providence; Harold Alexieff of Cranston; and Emmanual Imonah and Gerson Menjivar, both of Providence. / COURTESY THE COLLEGE CRUSADE

NEIT to host 12th annual FIRST Tech Challenge for robotics competitors

EAST GREENWICH – New England Institute of Technology sponsors the 12th annual FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Tech Challenge on Feb. 3...
LINDA AND LEVI MAAIA, formerly lead executives at digital network Full Channel, have started their own telecommunications consultancy firm, Maaia Communications. / COURTESY MAAIA COMMUNICATIONS

Former Full Channel execs launch telecommunications consultancy

EAST PROVIDENCE – Linda and Levi Maaia, former lead executives at Full Channel, have founded a consultancy for independent telecommunications providers, Maaia Communications.“Today’s telecom...
INTERNATIONAL GAME TECHNOLOGY PLC has struck a deal to provide gaming machines and patron-loyalty programs to a Washington state casino.

IGT to provide Washington casino with host of system solutions

PROVIDENCE – Gaming-machine and lottery-innovation company International Game Technology PLC announced an agreement with Nisqually Red Wind Casino of Olympia, Wash. The company is...
UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND students Joshua Harper. left, and James Baez stand next to the smart onesie they created to treat jaundice in infants. / COURTESY URI/JOHN PETERSON

URI students engineer wearable tech

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – University of Rhode Island biomedical engineering students Joshua Harper, of Maine, and James Baez, of Providence, have created a onesie for newborns that...
DAN BERMAN is curator of the Rhode Island Computer Museum in North Kingstown. / COURTESY RICM

Five Questions With: Dan Berman

The concept of technology seems forward thinking. So, a museum dedicated to computers, as the Rhode Island Computer Museum in North Kingstown is, may...
ANGUS DAVIS is CEO of Upserve, which is upgrading its online-ordering restaurant software. / COURTESY UPSERVE

Upserve dishes up more-competitive online food-ordering platform

PROVIDENCE – The Upserve platform has added advanced features to its online-ordering system, the restaurant tech company said in a press release. The upgraded...
REP. DEBORAH RUGGIERO, D-Jamestown, chair of the state Legislative Commission to Study Broadband Services and Accessibility, worked with R.I. Commerce Corp., R.I. Department of Transportation and Middletown officials on an agreement that will extend the town’s fiber-optic network. / COURTESY DEBORAH RUGGIERO

Ruggiero: Middletown extending broadband network

MIDDLETOWN – In a Jan. 9 op-ed, Rep. Deborah Ruggiero, D-Jamestown, chair of the state Legislative Commission to Study Broadband Services and Accessibility, said...
THE MAIN SPONSOR of the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition this year is Cox Business.

Cox to sponsor state business plan competition

PROVIDENCE – Cox Business, provider of voice, data, video and security solutions for businesses, has become a top-level sponsor of the 2018 Rhode Island Business...
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