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

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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

Jax-based Finxact secures $12 million in funding for cloud-based banking software

(courtesy of Jacksonville Business Journal) The Finxact Core is a program that handles the main processes of all transactions in a banking environment, whether it be through branch or mobile banking or other channels. The Finxact Core is designed to provide next-gen services to financial institutions that may be operating on code written in the … Continue reading Jax-based Finxact secures $12 million in funding for cloud-based banking software

The Internet of Things and tech trends IT leaders should have on their radar for 2017

(Courtesy of Jacksonville Business News) A technological evolution called the Internet of Things – defined as the digital connection via the Internet of mobile devices and everyday objects – should be at the top of IT leaders’ agendas for 2017. Early adapters of IoT have seen major transformations of their businesses, as IoT helps drive … Continue reading The Internet of Things and tech trends IT leaders should have on their radar for 2017