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Beaver Country Day School Awarded $10,000 Lemelson-MIT Grant

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BIGfish client Beaver Country Day School was featured in today's Mass High Tech for receiving a $10,000 grant from the Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam program to build an automated robotic vehicular independence system to help people in wheelchairs with everyday tasks. The team at Beaver was inspired by Ann Bevan Hollos, a wheel-chair bound middle school dean and teacher at Beaver Country Day School, to develop a device, which (unlike current wheelchair backpacks and tethered trailers) will wirelessly follow the user via motion sensors and a Microsoft Kinect sensor. The InvenTeam created the hands-free device, named JARVIS, to carry up to 40 pounds of cargo after watching Hollos struggle to carry awkward or large objects while in her wheelchair. To read the entire article, click the photo above or click here.

Popular Mechanics features LiquidPiston

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In addition to being featured in GigaOM today, BIGfish client LiquidPiston was also featured in Popular Mechanics for unveiling its new multi-fuel-capable rotary diesel engine, the X2. The article explains LiquidPiston's design by describing it as a "Wankel rotary turned on its head." To read the entire article, click the photo or click here.

GigaOM Features LiquidPiston

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GigaOM-LiquidPiston-Oct2012BIGfish client LiquidPiston was featured in GigaOM today as it unveiled its new diesel engine, the X2. The X2 engine is smaller, quieter, and more efficient than standard diesel engines and will be available as a beta prototype for outside testing by the first quarter of 2013. To read the entire article, click the photo above or click here.

PC World Features Wrapsol for Protection from Screen Smudging

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"Fingerprints everywhere! Are we ready for 4 million dirty Windows 8 touchscreens?" PC World featured the constant battle consumers have with fingerprints on their electronic devices in an article published today. Luckily, innovative screen protectors manufactured by companies like Wrapsol can help prevent your screen from being tarnished with unsightly smudges. Read the full article by clicking the image above or here.

BostInno Features BIGfish President David Gerzof Richard’s #ESM Class

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Did you know that BIGfish President David Gerzof Richard doubles as a professor at Emerson? His social media class - known on Twitter as #ESM - is tasked with using social media to connect with a celebrity each semester. Just yesterday, BostInno published a feature on this semester's class, who is hoping to recruit either Patriots superstar Rob Gronkowski or Boston movie star Mark Wahlberg to come teach their class. Last semester, the class successfully brought Chad Ochocinco to Boston; will they be successful this time? Read more from Lauren Landry's article on BostInno by clicking here.

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