invention

Florida Students Work on Patent for Invention for the Blind COVID-19 impact on blind community PANAMA CITY, Fla. – Local high school students Jonathon Walker and Alex Johnson have been developing a device that turns text into braille for some time and now they’re working with a law firm to get a patent for it. When […]

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6th Grader figured out how to prevent infant deaths in cars Posted June 5, 2020 6:15 a.m. EDT Updated June 5, 2020 8:23 a.m. EDT By Rick Armstrong, WRAL multimedia journalist WILSON, N.C. — Last year, 12-year-old Lydia Denton heard about the death of a baby in a hot car. It caught her attention. With her […]

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GAINESVILLE, Fla., June 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The 2020 Cade Prize entry period opens June 1, 2020 and applications will be accepted at cademuseum.org/cade-museum-prize through August 1, 2020. Since 2010, the Cade Prize has celebrated innovation by identifying, recognizing, and celebrating Florida-based inventors and entrepreneurs, who, through an innovative invention, demonstrate a creative approach to addressing problems in their field of expertise. As one of […]

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Everyone of us uses his invention! It is such a simple idea, and yet, his daughter tried to talk him out of commercializing it. Read below written for the Lemelson-MIT. Mechanic and independent inventor Walter Hunt secured a place in American history when he invented the useful, everyday device known as the safety pin in […]

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Daniel DiPiazza CONTRIBUTOR Author Re-invention can be triggered externally, but must take place internally.Entrepreneurs must develop the power to create the impossible in order to realize their highest potential. No entrepreneur is happy with maintaining the status quo, even if they’ve achieved success, accolades and comfort from their accomplishments. The “zone of genius” can become […]

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Image credit: Mila Supinskaya Glashchenko/Shutterstock Determining whether your invention will be successful or not is an integral part of being an entrepreneur. Here are three reasons inventors are outsourcing the review process to increase efficiency. When entrepreneurs and companies invent new products or technologies, they are understandably reticent to share their ideas with outsiders. After […]

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Biomedical engineer Melanie Watson had plenty to grapple with when prenatal tests during her second trimester revealed her daughter, the second-born of two, had a very serious genetic condition called trisomy 18. In this condition, instead of normal two chromosomes on the 18th chromosomal pair, there are three. Half of all babies born with trisomy […]

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The patent troll narrative has dominated our cultural consciousness ever since a clever Intel lawyer coined the term in the early 2000s. Even if you know nothing about patents, you’re probably familiar with the concept. Companies with no intention of producing anything buy up overly broad patents to extort other businesses with. Do you remember […]

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When a company copied their invention, Natasha and Fred Ruckel began investigating — and got an inside look into how products are ripped off. On Valentine’s Day in 2015, Natasha Ruckel and her husband, Fred, were sitting in their living room in Gilboa, N.Y. Natasha was improvising on the piano, and Fred was listening while […]

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Read the Fine Print before you sign.   It all sounds so good, and easy. You have spent hours and perhaps years creating your product. You have spent money making prototypes and patents. We know those are not cheap and can take years to get. You see an ad on TV and it sounds great! […]

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