Tech Mahindra CEO: Jax to be global health care headquarters

(Courtesy of Jax Biz Journal) HCI Group CEO Ricky Caplin rolled out the red carpet for his guest Thursday. CP Gurnani, CEO of Indian tech and software giant Tech Mahindra, enjoyed a helicopter tour of Jacksonville as well as a meeting with Mayor Lenny Curry, among other activities. Gurnani was in Jacksonville to visit HCI, … Continue reading Tech Mahindra CEO: Jax to be global health care headquarters

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UNF senior Jason Smith creates virtual reality tool which produces 3-D images of MRIs, CT scans

(Courtesy of Jacksonville.com) Sandeep Reddivari, an assistant professor of computing at the University of North Florida, usually assigns his undergraduate students a project for which they must write programming.  But UNF senior Jason Smith, a computing and information sciences major, already had a project in mind. “He expressed the idea to me,” Reddivari said. “I … Continue reading UNF senior Jason Smith creates virtual reality tool which produces 3-D images of MRIs, CT scans

Technology opens new world for brothers with dyslexia Assistive technology gains acceptance

(courtesy of news4jax.com) Stacey Harvey was driving with her young son Cole in the back seat on an afternoon just like any other. The two were having a casual conversation when Cole suddenly asked, "What if I never learn how to read?" "He was really fearful, thinking he might not ever read," Stacey recalled. That's … Continue reading Technology opens new world for brothers with dyslexia Assistive technology gains acceptance

Student interns set to refresh 68,000 computers for Duval school district

(Courtesy of Jacksonville.com) Menus opened and closed so quickly on the computer screen it seemed impossible Chris Nelson knew exactly what buttons he was hitting. But, he scrolled through the options without hesitation as he worked to wipe and then re-install software on about 15 computers for the Duval County School District.“It’s all memory now,” said … Continue reading Student interns set to refresh 68,000 computers for Duval school district

Technology can accelerate universal healthcare in Africa: WHO

(Courtesy of Reuters.com) Integrating technology into Africa’s healthcare systems is key to opening them up faster to the poorest and most vulnerable people, the World Health Organization's Africa director said. Using more technology presents a “big opportunity” for rolling out universal health coverage in the region, Dr. Matshidiso Rebecca Moeti told the Thomson Reuters Foundation … Continue reading Technology can accelerate universal healthcare in Africa: WHO