RoverTown, Top Tech Startup

The RoverTown app gives discounts to college students across the country. So far, RoverTown has enlisted more than 100 colleges and universities with more than 1,000 participating businesses. IT Entrepreneur Network (ITEN) recently named RoverTown as the fastest growing tech startup in St. Louis. The founders of RoverTown were college students themselves when they launched the business from the campus of Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

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RoverTown, Top Tech Startup

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New Virtual Geology Lab Transforms Education Using HoloLens

Washington University's Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences opens the Virtual Geology Lab.

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Danforth Center's Maker Movement: Plants, Robots & High Altitude Balloons

A Danforth Plant Science researcher uses his Maker Group skills to fly Raspberry Pi computer-equipped high altitude balloons as a hobby and a teaching tool.

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App-Connected Device 'Wing' Designed to Prevent Asthma Attacks

Sparo Labs designed a new way for asthma sufferers to better manage asthma with a pocket-sized spirometer that connects with an app on your smartphone.

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NASA's Use of HoloLens Puts St. Louis Scientist on Mars with Curiosity Rover

When Raymond E. Arvidson, PhD, is walking the halls of Washington University wearing Microsoft HoloLens, then he's millions of miles away walking on Mars!

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Kirkwood Schools Among First to Use CrisisGo App for Security & Mobile Emergency Communications

The Kirkwood School District is one of the first to sign up for St. Louis-based CrisisGo, helping to grow the mobile emergency communications technology.

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am