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Orlando companies showcase technology behind the attractions at IAAPA Expo

Posted by Amanda Roche on Nov 26, 2018 2:35:10 PM

The newest ride at SeaWorld San Diego was made in Orlando. And that shouldn’t surprise you – as the amusement park capital of the world, technology and companies servicing the attractions industry benefit from close proximity to major clients like Universal Orlando, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment and Disney Parks.

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Topics: Innovative Technologies

Orlando: a world leader in simulation technology

Posted by Amanda Roche on Nov 21, 2018 3:35:00 PM

Simulation-based technology has been a key ingredient to Orlando’s economy since it was developed to take man to the moon. Now, the technology spans many of Orlando’s core industries from aviation, aerospace and defense to education, healthcare and even gaming.

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Topics: Aviation, Aerospace and Defense, Life Sciences and Healthcare, Innovative Technologies

Room to Build: 3 global companies build dream homes in Orlando

Posted by Amanda Roche on Oct 16, 2018 10:09:49 AM

The next time you fly into Orlando, be sure to take a good look out of your airplane window. One thing will be obvious – the vast acreage of green lush land dotted by bright blue bodies of water. From this vantage point, you’re seeing what attracted Walt Disney to Orlando more than 60 years ago when he first flew over the area and decided to make Central Florida the home of the most successful theme parks in the world – plentiful land at the transportation crossroads of Florida. There’s ample room to grow in Central Florida – to be sure – and there’s the year-round ability to transform the landscape into just about anything your company needs. 

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Fantasy Meets Reality: Iron Man robotics come to life in Orlando

Posted by Amanda Roche on Sep 11, 2018 3:43:09 PM

Imagine the look on a child’s face when the impossible happens.

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Topics: Advanced Manufacturing, Innovative Technologies

Made in Orlando: Manufacturing More Than Vacation Experiences

Posted by Amanda Roche on Sep 5, 2018 4:24:12 PM

3D-printed prosthetic arms inspired by Marvel comic characters, high-performance sealants and adhesives custom made in record time, and even masterfully crafted corn tortillas and chips – what do these very different products have in common? They are manufactured in a place traditionally known for the mass production of great vacation experiences – Orlando.

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Topics: Advanced Manufacturing

Orlando's simulation ecosystem attracts billions in contracts

Posted by Amanda Roche on Jul 18, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Orlando is recognized as the Modeling, Simulation & Training (MS&T) capital of the world – so it is no surprise that I/ITSEC, the world’s largest MS&T conference, chooses Orlando to host nearly 15,000 industry, academia and government attendees each year. Over 400 companies will exhibit at I/ITSEC, over 20 percent of which have a business presence in Orlando.

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Topics: Advanced Manufacturing, Aviation, Aerospace and Defense

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