Orlando Poised to Become Capital of Autonomous Vehicle Research

Posted by Michael Keller on Jun 3, 2019 2:34:11 PM

Autonomous vehicles represent the future of transportation. When they replace human drivers, the world will see far fewer accidents, less traffic congestion, lower emissions and other huge benefits.

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Topics: Innovative Technologies, Autonomous Connections

How a Fast-Growing Tech Company Finds the Right Talent in Orlando

Posted by Laureen Martinez on Apr 30, 2018 11:53:02 AM

All companies, and particularly those in information technology, face the challenge of finding talent for growth in an ever-tightening labor market. Smaller, newer players like Luminar, a six-year-old manufacturer of LiDAR-based sensors for vehicles, have to woo the best of the best away from brand-name behemoths.

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Topics: Workforce and Talent, Autonomous Connections, Optics and Photonics

One of the Most Advanced Research and Manufacturing Labs Opens in Orlando

Posted by Laureen Martinez on Apr 25, 2017 2:06:46 PM

The BRIDG facility was completed on schedule – 24 months after design began – and is ready to host new manufacturing technologies as the anchor of a 500-acre, master-planned site owned by Osceola County called NeoCity.

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Topics: New to Market, Osceola County, Autonomous Connections, Smart Sensors

Building Blocks of Sensor Development in Orlando

Posted by Orlando Economic Partnership on Mar 22, 2017 1:58:13 PM

The most versatile microelectronics manufacturing and research facility in the world is less than twenty minutes from the Orlando International Airport. Located in Osceola County, Fla., BRIDG provides more than 109,000 square feet of lab and office space for researchers to develop the next generation of smart sensors, photonics, and optics that connect the world through the Internet of Things (loT). That connection will change the way we live and will help solve some of the planet’s biggest problems.

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Topics: Osceola County, Autonomous Connections, Smart Sensors

Orlando Positioned to Become Sustainability City of the Future

Posted by Amanda Roche on Feb 22, 2017 3:09:15 PM

While many people associate Orlando with its booming tourism industry, many do not realize that Orlando is paving the way for a more eco-friendly and sustainable future. In fact, Orlando is ranked as one of the greenest cities in America by EcoWatch. The region was recently elected as an innovative training ground for autonomous vehicles. Orlando is a top city for urban farming (Redfin 2016) and is one of only five cities awarded the Smart City Council Readiness Challenge grant in 2017.

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Topics: Sustainability, Autonomous Connections

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