Oklahoma Technology & Science

INDECT Brings World’s Most Advanced Parking Guidance Technology to Houston’s River Oaks Shopping Center

2017-04-10

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–INDECT USA, the parking industry’s leading provider of sensor-based parking guidance systems, today announced the installation of its UPSOLUT parking guidance systems at River Oaks District, a high-end retail destination in Houston. The parking guidance program involved the installation of parking sensors to monitor more than 1,300 spaces in the shopping center’s five level garage. River Oaks District, which is operated by OliverMcMillan, is a storied Houston retail landmark that dates back to 1930. It is a widely recognized mixed-use development that combines 650,000 square feet of luxury retail, fine-dining restaurants, street-side cafes and entertainment, along with upscale residential units. “River Oaks District has built a reputation of being committed to delivering the best shopping experience possible,” said Hassan Sulehri, of OliverMcMillan. “We believed it was important to...

Most Military-Friendly Online Schools Honored by…

2017-04-06

Reno, NV April 06, 2017 — Leading higher education information and resource provider AffordableCollegesOnline.org has announced its list of the best online colleges for veterans and military personnel for 2017. The ranking names the top 59 two- and four-year schools and the top 50 four-year schools in the nation based on service member-friendly benefits, affordability and program quality. The four-year schools with the best scores were University of Southern Mississippi, Webster University, Saint Leo University, University of Idaho and Murray State University. The top five two-year schools include Central Texas College, St. Philip’s College, Mount Wachusett Community College, Wake Technical Community College and Del Mar College. “Veterans and current members of the military face some unique challenges when it comes to earning a certificate or degree,” said Dan Schuessler, CEO and founder of AffordableCollegesOnline.org....

Cupid Intimates Selects Tukatech for Technology Enhancement
Cupid Intimates Selects Tukatech for Technology Enhancement

2017-04-06

We have been able to realize 1.5% material yield savings since our installation of Tukatech software. I expect to be able to realize more material savings with our newly installed 132-inch-wide cutters and spreaders. New York, NY April 06, 2017 — With over 75 years in the intimate apparel industry, Cupid Intimates understands the importance of being flexible to the ever-changing industry conditions, while staying true to its roots and going the extra mile for their employees as well as for the world. Unusual in the apparel industry, Cupid designs and manufactures all its women’s shapewear and panties itself;...

Smart Texas Revolution Will Focus on Building Smart Cities Across…
Smart Texas Revolution Will Focus on Building Smart Cities Across…

2017-04-05

Dallas, TX April 05, 2017 — The Dallas Innovation Alliance (DIA), a 501c(3) Public-Private Partnership dedicated to the design and execution of a smart city strategy for Dallas, is hosting the Smart Texas Revolution at Earth Day Texas, a two-day conference April 20-21, including a first-of-its-kind expo allowing attendees to experience elements of “A Day in the Life” of a smart city. Day 2 will include a specialized workshop facilitated by the

AffordableCollegesOnline.org Identifies Nation’s Best Online RN-to-BSN…
AffordableCollegesOnline.org Identifies Nation’s Best Online RN-to-BSN…

2017-04-05

Reno, NV April 05, 2017 — Leading higher education information and resource provider AffordableCollegesOnline.org has published its list of the best schools with online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-to-BSN) programs in the U.S. for 2017. The list names the top 50 online programs for registered nurses who wish to earn their BSN based on more than a dozen metrics, including cost and overall quality. University of Cincinnati, Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health, Nova Southeastern University, East Carolina University and Saint Joseph’s College of Maine placed as the top five schools. “Earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing can give registered nurses the edge they need to improve their salary or advance their career,” said Dan Schuessler, CEO and founder of AffordableCollegesOnline.org. “The schools on our list have demonstrated their value because of their affordability and their...

Commissioner Doak Praises Reps. Lucas & Bridenstine for Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act

2017-04-04

OKLAHOMA CITY, April 4, 2017 — Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak is praising a bill aimed at improving weather forecasts. H.R. 353, the Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act, is sponsored by Rep. Frank Lucas and Rep. Jim Bridenstine. “When it comes to surviving a tornado, every second counts,” said Doak. “That’s why this bill is so important. I commend Rep. Lucas and Rep. Bridenstine for their hard work on this much needed legislation which includes a Tornado Warning Improvement Program to help develop advanced notification systems. I have no doubt this bill will save both lives and property.” H.R. 353 directs the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to focus resources and effort to: -Rebalance NOAA...

Allstate Launches Fifth Annual Reality Rides® Tour to Help Put the Brakes on Distracted Driving

2017-04-04

NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 4, 2017 — Just in time for April’s National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Allstate is calling on drivers to avoid distractions behind the wheel, especially with safety experts finding distracted driving killed almost 3,500 people and injured nearly 400,000 in the U.S. in 2015.i To drive home its message, Allstate is launching its fifth annual Reality Rides® tour, featuring a simulator that provides a safe environment to learn about the often devastating, but preventable, impact of distracted driving. This year’s tour will stop in 50 cities throughout the U.S. and Canada, more than double last year’s events. The Berry family of Texas knows the impact of distracted driving first hand. As Josh and Robin Berry and their three young children headed home from vacation in 2011, a distracted driver hit their minivan head-on. The crash killed Josh and Robin and paralyzed their two sons. The children, Peter, Aaron and Willa Berry, have since been...

Learning Resources Partners with YMCAs and Scientists to Show Kids…
Learning Resources Partners with YMCAs and Scientists to Show Kids…

2017-04-04

Chicago, Illinois April 04, 2017 — Kids across the country are getting a hands-on science lesson thanks to a new partnership between Chicago-based toy manufacturer Learning Resources®, various YMCA after school programs and real-life scientists. “Science is Cool is an initiative intended to inspire children to love science,” said Marie LaPlante, Chief Marketing Officer for Learning Resources. “80% of kids would rather take out the garbage than do their science homework, so we’re showing them that science is fun!” Learning Resources is gifting participating YMCA programs with a set of new STEM toys, but the company isn’t stopping there. As part of the Science is Cool campaign,...

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