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Partnership Between Leoni and PARC: Collaboration supporting digital transformation
Condition-based maintenance, predictive maintenance, system analytics, artificial intelligence, and embedded sensing will contribute in the area of energy and data solutions
18 June 2018

Leoni, a global provider of energy and data management solutions in the automotive sector and other industries, and the research and development company PARC, a Xerox company, providing cutting-edge innovation for nearly 50 years, today announced a strategic partnership that will enable Leoni’s digitalization solutions. With the support of PARC’s groundbreaking technologies in the fields of condition-based maintenance (CBM), system analysis, artificial intelligence (AI) and embedded sensor technology, Leoni will drive its digital transformation forward. Initial research work is focused on the enablement of Leoni’s smart cable systems.


DARPA Disruptioneering Selects PARC and UW-Madison to Develop Artificial Intelligence Software that Automatically Designs Complex Mechanical Systems
20 March 2018

PARC, a Xerox company, today announced it has been selected, in partnership with University of Wisconsin-Madison, by DARPA, for a project in the Engineering Fundamental Design (FUN DESIGN) program. DARPA, whose mission is to identify and pursue high-risk, high-payoff research initiatives for national security across a broad spectrum of science and engineering disciplines, announced the first programs under its new Disruptioneering effort in August 2017. The new program pushes for faster identification and exploration of bold and risky ideas with the goal of accelerating scientific discovery.


PARC Secures Two CalSEED Awards to Improve Energy Storage and Air Quality
PARC’s Energy Innovation Program Seeks to Create New Technologies to Solve Tough Problems
11 December 2017

PARC, a Xerox company, today announced it won two awards from the California Energy Commission through the California Clean Energy Fund’s CalSEED grant program earlier this year. PARC will develop 1) a desalination battery for simultaneous desalination and electrical load-shifting, and 2) membrane-based electrochemical CO2 removal system for HVAC savings and increased occupant health and productivity.


PARC to Partner with Commercial Space Leader to Accelerate Space R&D
Partnership to Explore Advanced Technologies and Launch Suborbital Space R&D Projects
5 December 2017

December 5, 2017, Palo Alto, CA: PARC, a Xerox company, today announced its partnership with Blue Origin to enhance awareness and interest in the vast possibilities made possible by conducting R&D in space. The partnership will leverage PARC’s expertise in technology innovation and Blue Origin’s reusable suborbital rocket, New Shepard, to push new frontiers in four areas of technology R&D: advanced manufacturing, energy systems, human-machine interaction, and predictive analytics.


Datalase and PARC Partner to Develop Revolutionary Inkless Photonic Printing Solutions
13 November 2017

DataLase, the market leader in inline digital printing of products and packaging, and PARC, a Xerox company, announced a strategic partnership and lease signing agreement. The companies will work together to develop cutting-edge photonic printing solutions based on the DataLase award-winning, laser-reactive, color-change pigment technologies.


The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Electricity (OE) Selects PARC, Con Edison, and GE to Improve Grid Reliability
Team to Build TRANSENSOR – a Smart Monitoring System
8 November 2017

PARC, a Xerox company, today announced it has accepted an award by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) to develop, prototype, and demonstrate TRANSENSOR, a low-cost optically based smart monitoring system along with Consolidated Edison Company of New York (Con Edison), and General Electric (GE).


SEMI-FlexTech Selects PARC to Build Ultra-Thin, Flexible Audio Speaker
Innovative Technology to Disrupt Many Industries: Packaging, Wearables, Music, Medical
30 October 2017

Flextech, a SEMI Strategic Association Partner announced a new development project with PARC, a Xerox company, to develop a hybrid, highly bendable, paper-like smart tag, incorporating a thin audio speaker. The product is aimed at applications in packaging, wearables prosthetics, soft robotics, smart tags, and smart cities and homes.


Innovation Lab Partners with Xerox and PARC to Develop Solutions That Improve Health Care
21 August 2017

Xerox Corporation and PARC, a Xerox company, will partner with the Innovation Lab, an Innovation Institute company, to tackle health care challenges through collaboration in medical technology, engineering and robotics.


PARC Spins Off Pioneering Wireless Technology Company Metawave
Metawave to Commercialize Beamsteering Systems for Autonomous Vehicles and 5G Markets
8 August 2017

PARC, a Xerox company, today announced it is spinning off Metawave Corporation — a breakthrough wireless technology start-up, which builds technology solutions based on engineered metamaterials and Artificial Intelligence (AI).


PARC to Develop Explainable Artificial Intelligence (XAI) Science for DARPA
Interactive Sense-making System Seeks to ‘Explain’ AI Decisions, Processes, and History
10 July 2017

PARC, a Xerox company, today announced it has been selected by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), under its Explainable Artificial Intelligence (XAI) program, to help advance the underlying science of AI. For this multi-million dollar contract, PARC will aim to develop a highly interactive sense-making system called COGLE (COmmon Ground Learning and Explanation), which may explain the learned performance capabilities of autonomous systems to human users.


DARPA Chooses PARC, Siemens, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Michigan State University to Develop Modeling Tools to Transform State-of-the-Art Manufacturing
Project to help manufacturers increase object complexity by 10 million times when compared to current systems
29 June 2017

PARC, a Xerox company, today announced it has been chosen as part of a team of organizations -- including Siemens, Georgia Institute of Technology (GT), and Michigan State University (MSU) -- by the DARPA TRAansformative DESign (TRADES) program. The goal of the multimillion dollar project is to develop a new digital modeling technology that will expand existing computer-aided design (CAD) software to design incredibly complex objects with superior functional properties that can still be manufactured with current manufacturing processes.


PARC and NCS Partner to Bring Silicon Valley Innovation to Singapore Markets
Plans to Jointly Explore Condition-Based Maintenance Opportunities
1 June 2017

PARC, a Xerox company, and NCS, a wholly owned information, communications and technology (ICT) services provider of the Singtel Group, jointly announced its partnership to leverage PARC’s innovative R&D environment to collaborate with NCS on technologies to serve customers in Singapore and other markets within the region. NCS and PARC will work together to offer PARC’s Condition-Based Maintenance (CBM) technologies with NCS’ applications development, sensor, analytics, and system integration capabilities.


DARPA Chooses PARC to Advance Product Design and Digital Manufacturing
PARC, Intact Solutions, and Oregon State University (OSU) Join Forces to Reduce Complexity of Design for a New Frontier in Advanced Manufacturing
25 April 2017

PARC, a Xerox company, today announced it has been chosen by DARPA to develop and deliver a new computational paradigm to remove the limitations that exist in today’s design platforms. The project aims to equip designers and engineers with new tools that integrate analysis and feedback on mission-critical performance criteria for material structures, geometric design complexity, and advanced manufacturing processes.


Sandvik Coromant and PARC Partner to Advance Digital Manufacturing
New Automation Capabilities Offer Customers More Intelligent Manufacturing
20 April 2017

Sandvik Coromant is strengthening its capabilities in digital manufacturing by signing a strategic research agreement with PARC, a Xerox company, world-renowned innovation center. PARC will provide Sandvik Coromant with a footprint in Silicon Valley and expert resources for research & development in the field of digital manufacturing.


La Trobe University Will Link Victorian Businesses with Global Leader in Innovation Technology, PARC, Under an Australian-first Partnership
Tech innovator hits Victorian shores
27 March 2017

La Trobe University has signed a new partnership agreement with PARC, a Xerox company, responsible for developing, among other things, the graphical user interface, laser printing and the Ethernet. 

“PARC has an extraordinary history of innovation firsts in design, human insights, computer vision, material science, robotics and security,” Acting Vice-Chancellor Professor Keith Nugent said.


LOGOS IMAGING and PARC Partner to Commercialize Ruggedized Digital X-ray Detectors
PARC Next-Generation X-ray Detector Technology Enhances Logos Imaging’s Collection of Digital Radiography Solution
15 March 2017

Logos Imaging LLC (Logos), a leading provider of X-ray solutions for industrial and security customers worldwide, and PARC, a Xerox company, announced today that they have successfully partnered to advance the next generation of PARC’s X-ray detector technology. The agreement gives Logos the rights to integrate the technology into the well-known Logos digital radiographic systems they currently manufacture and sell worldwide.


PARC Showcases Seven Energy Breakthroughs at ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit
Energy Innovations for IoT, Smart Buildings & Cities, Digital Manufacturing, Solar and More
22 February 2017

PARC, a Xerox company, today announced its presence at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) Innovation Summit to be held in Washington, D.C. February 27-March 1. Visit PARC’s Booth 615 to see demonstrations of the ARPA-E-funded technologies and discuss the implications with the researchers who are developing them.


PARC Chosen to Develop Focused Magnetic Stimulation Micro-Coils to Help Restore Vision
National Institutes of Health Awards Multi-year, Multi-Million Dollar Grant to Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Harvard Medical School, University of Florida, and PARC
7 February 2017

PARC, a Xerox company, is teaming with Massachusetts General Hospital (prime recipient), Harvard Medical School, and the University of Florida to develop a visual prosthetic platform for restoring high levels of visual acuity. The team of experts has secured a multi-year, multi-million dollar award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as part of the BRAIN Initiative -- to lay the groundwork for a next-generation visual prosthetic using magnetic stimulation.


Tolga Kurtoglu Named CEO of PARC
10 January 2017

Dr. Tolga Kurtoglu has been named Chief Executive Officer of PARC, a Xerox company. Kurtoglu’s appointment follows previous CEO Stephen Hoover, who was promoted to CTO of Xerox Corporation, responsible for research, development and engineering, reporting to Jeff JacobsonCEO of Xerox Corporation following the company’s separation.


U.S. Department of Energy Chooses PARC to Develop Wireless “Peel-and-Stick” Sensors; New Technology Helps Fuel IoT Growth
Collected Data Helps Significantly Reduce Energy in Buildings, Factories and Entire Cities
20 December 2016

PARC, a Xerox company, has secured funding with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office within the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) as a part of its announcement to invest $19 million to improve the efficiency of our nation’s homes, offices, schools, hospitals, restaurants and stores. 


PARC and the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) Launch Silicon Valley Innovation Program
Designed for Malaysian Digital Companies Wanting to Accelerate Open Innovation
3 November 2016

PARC, a Xerox company, and the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), through its United States entity MDeC Americas Inc, today announced a new program to offer innovation training, certification and deep dives for Malaysian organizations seeking Silicon Valley-style innovative practices. The joint Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP) is an open innovation program for Malaysian digital companies to accelerate the adoption of innovation practices and launch breakthrough technologies, while catalyzing Malaysia’s transition to a fully developed digital economy.


PARC and the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) Partner to Offer Innovation Insights to Global Companies
Partnership Offers Expertise in Breakthrough Innovation for Commercial and Public Sector
31 August 2016

PARC, a Xerox company, and the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) today announced a partnership to offer Australian companies the ability to leverage Silicon Valley innovation, offering new ways to gain insights, develop new technologies, and launch innovative product offerings. The partnership also offers these companies access to a broad set of ecosystem innovation partners.


PARC Continues to Advance the Future of Electronics
Showcases Flexible, Printed, Hybrid Electronics at August NextFlex Opening
29 August 2016

PARC, a Xerox company, today announced the advanced technologies to be highlighted at the August 31 NextFlex opening in San Jose, CA. NextFlex is a public-private consortium of companies, academic institutions, nonprofits and governments with a mission to advance US manufacturing of flexible hybrid electronics. NextFlex encourages investment in the manufacturing ecosystem for this exciting technology, in return for receiving intellectual property, new product ideas and partnering opportunities.


PARC, a Xerox company, Announces Alex Hegyi as Recognized Honoree of MIT Technology Review’s 2016 INNOVATORS UNDER 35
23 August 2016

PARC, a Xerox company, today announced that PARC’s Alex Hegyi has been recognized as an inventor for his work in the field of computer and electronics hardware. Today MIT Technology Review revealed its annual list of Innovators Under 35. For over a decade, the global media company has recognized exceptionally talented technologists whose work has great potential to transform the world.


DARPA Funds PARC to Develop Vanishing Autonomous Air Vehicles
11 July 2016

PARC, a Xerox company, announced it has received funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) under its ICARUS program.


東日本旅客鉄道、 PARCのコンディション・ベースド・メンテナンス技術を採用
9 July 2016

パロアルト研究所(以下PARC)は、 東日本旅客鉄道(以下JR東日本)がPARCのハイブリッド・コンディション・ベースド・メンテナンス(CBM)技術のアプローチを採用したことを発表いたします(2016年7月5日付)。このアプローチは、システム・モデリングとデータ・アナリティクスを組み合わせたものです。PARCは、JR東日本における従来のスケジュール・ベースド・メンテナンス・アプローチに代わるメンテナンス運用への移行を支援しています。例えば、初期のパイロット研究では、電車のドアやレールの状態の画像解析を対象にPARCのCBMプロジェクトを実施しています。


East Japan Railway Company (JR-East) Chooses PARC to Deploy Condition-Based Maintenance
PARC Hybrid Approach Proven Effective to Maintain Railway Over Schedule-Based Approach
6 July 2016

PARC, a Xerox company, announced today that the East Japan Railway Company (JR-East) selected PARC to deploy its hybrid Condition-Based Maintenance (CBM) technology approach, which combines system modeling and data analytics. Moving from a traditional schedule-based maintenance approach, PARC is helping JR-East transform the way maintenance operations are performed. The initial pilot includes deployment of PARC CBM projects for train doors and track condition image analytics.


PARC Launches Condition-Based Maintenance Platform Offering Insights into System Health, Safety, and Performance
Clients and Partners Include BAE Systems, General Motors, Hitachi, LG Chem Power, IHI, Xerox
27 June 2016

PARC, a Xerox company, announced its Condition-Based Maintenance (CBM) platform, a suite of innovative software and hardware technologies that work together to offer insights into system health, safety, and performance. PARC’s sensing, modeling, diagnostics, machine learning, predictive analytics, rapid prototyping, and artificial intelligence, have been being developed and perfected at the renowned research facility for more than a decade.


PARC Awarded $3M from ARPA-E to Develop Transparent Aerogel Designed to Prevent Heat Loss from Single Pane Windows
PARC to Develop Manufacturing Process to Prove Scalability
1 June 2016

PARC, a Xerox company, announced it is currently negotiating a $3 million award from the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) as part of the organization’s Single-Pane Highly Insulating Efficient Lucid Design (SHIELD) program. For this project, PARC is partnering with Blueshift and Pilkington North America to develop an innovative window coating that significantly improves the energy efficiency of existing single-pane windows in commercial and residential buildings.


PARC Partners with Alchemist Accelerator to Encourage and Support Startup Innovation
PARC Joins with Alchemist to Offer Deep Technology Innovation Expertise; Hosts Demo Day on May 19th for Hands-on Look at Alchemist’s Class 12 Cohort
10 May 2016

PARC, a Xerox company, today announced its partnership with Alchemist Accelerator. The two companies have worked with a number of startups, including Zycada, Litmus Automation, Doxel, and FunnelBeam, Inc., among others.


PARC Announces Printed EERE-Funded Battery Project
Co-Extrusion Technology to Increase EV Performance and Reduce Battery Manufacturing Costs
27 April 2016

PARC, a Xerox company, today announced its ‘Co-Extrusion (CoEx) for Cost Reduction of Advanced High-Energy-and-Power Battery Electrode Manufacturing’ project funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE). In collaboration with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Ford Motor Company, the project will use PARC’s novel CoEx printing technology to fabricate thick higher energy and higher power battery electrodes with the end goal of enabling longer range and low cost electric vehicles.


PARC Secures DARPA Atoms to Products (A2P) Contract to Build Micro-Assembly Printer
Project to advance micro-assembly throughput to enable new smart structures
9 March 2016

PARC, a Xerox company, today announced it has secured a sizable contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop an assembly manufacturing system – Micro-Assembly Printer – giving designers the ability to print nanotechnology-enabled macroscopic objects, where the “ink” is made up of tiny, smart materials. This technology from PARC aims to provide a radical new low-cost mass-manufacturing capability for smart materials.


PARC Leads in Energy-Related Research; Showcases Eight Technologies at ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit
29 February 2016

PARC, a Xerox company, today announced its significant presence at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) Innovation Summit being held in Washington, D.C. February 29 through March 2, 2016. Visit PARC in Booth 526 to see the technologies and talk to the researchers developing them.


PARC Secures ARPA-E Funding to Build Energy-Saving Travel Preferences Attractive to Individual Travelers
In Partnership with Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI), Mobile Travel App Based on Scientific Model-Based Controls and Human-Cognitive Modeling
23 February 2016

PARC, a Xerox company, today announced it has secured funding from the US Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) under the Traveler Response Architecture using Novel Signaling for Network Efficiency in Transportation (TRANSNET) Program.

In partnership with VTTI, PARC will build an elegant mobile travel application model, offering automatically generated travel suggestions that are energy efficient and likely to be accepted by the traveler. Energy can be saved by mode shifting, departure time optimization, driving behavior modifications, and/or carpooling – whether it’s peer-to-peer or via third-party services such as Lyft or Bridj.


PARC Secures ARPA-E Funding to Demonstrate How Co-Extrusion Printing Technology Can be Used to Make Flexible Large-Area Thermoelectric Generators (LATEGs)
Project to improve power plant utilization, increase efficiency of energy-intensive industrial operations, reduce fuel consumption and emissions, and reduce energy waste due to heat loss
17 February 2016

PARC, a Xerox company, today announced it has secured funding from ARPA-E in partnership with Novus Energy Technologies (Novus), and Material Dynamics and Devices, Inc. (MDDI). The project is based on PARC's novel Co-Extrusion (CoEx) technology to demonstrate the fabrication of Large-Area Thermoelectric Generator (LATEG) modules through a scalable printing process that will result in a thermoelectric (TE) manufacturing process that is ~10 times cheaper than today’s manufacturing methods.


PARC Offers Content-Centric Networking (CCNx) Software to Advance Next-Generation Internet
Creator of Ethernet Networking Solves Internet Security and Bandwidth Issues to Address Today’s Content-Driven Consumption
13 January 2016

PARC, a Xerox company, today announced that its Content-Centric Networking (CCNx) software is now available under the PARC Software License. Companies and developers can now download CCNx source code at no charge.


PARC and Nomura Research Institute (NRI) Sign MOU to Better Serve Globally
PARC research expertise and NRI consulting and IT integration experience helps customers drive new innovations
6 January 2016

PARC, a Xerox company, and Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. (NRI) today announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), formalizing a comprehensive partnership to better serve forward-looking global companies, and to leverage Silicon Valley’s innovative research and development environment to create new technologies.


The Flexible Electronics and Display Center and PARC Produce World's Largest Flexible X-Ray Detector Manufactured with Thin Film Transistors
17 December 2015

The Flexible Electronics and Display Center (FEDC) at Arizona State University and PARC, a Xerox company, announced today that they have successfully manufactured the world's largest flexible X-ray detector prototypes using advanced thin film transistors (TFTs).


PARC Secures DARPA Funding to Produce Computing System to Expose Cyber Crime
PARC Multidisciplinary ‘Man + Machine’ Approach: model-based diagnostics and machine learning experts work together
8 December 2015

PARC, a Xerox company, today announced it has secured funding under a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) program to research complex distributed computing environments to expose and potentially stop advanced cyber adversaries (aka Advanced Persistent Threats, or APTs).


PARC and Booz Allen Partner to Develop and Deliver Transformative Technologies and Solutions to Government and Market-Pacing Commercial Clients
Initial Collaboration Encompasses Flexible Electronics, Distributed Sensors and Content-Centric Networking to Jumpstart Client R&D Efforts
18 November 2015

PARC, a Xerox company, and Booz Allen Hamilton ("Booz Allen") (NYSE: BAH) today announced a strategic partnership to provide joint expertise to government sector and market-pacing commercial clients. PARC has more than four decades of experience in creating breakthrough technologies. And for more than 100 years, Booz Allen – a global technology and management consulting firm – has been a leading force in helping clients tackle their toughest mission and business challenges.


PARC Successfully Demonstrates Electronics that Disappear on Demand
DARPA-Funded Vanishing Electronics Offers Commercial Promise in Personal Data Protection and Distributed Sensing
17 November 2015

PARC, a Xerox company, today announced it has extended its multimillion dollar contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop its Disintegration Upon Stress Release Trigger (DUST) technology under DARPA’s Vanishing Programmable Resources (VAPR) program. In September, PARC successfully demonstrated this technology at DARPA’s Wait, What? Forum and received significant positive interest from academia, government, military, and a myriad of commercial organizations.


PARC and LG Chem Power Advance Development of SENSOR to Improve Battery Performance
Joint ARPA-E Project Enables Batteries to Achieve Full Potential for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles
15 September 2015

PARC, a Xerox company, today announced successful initial module-level testing of SENSOR, a next-generation fiber-optic sensing battery management system, with initial focus on hybrid and electric vehicles (xEVs), developed in collaboration with LG Chem Power. The project is funded under the US Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) within the Advanced Management and Protection of Energy Storage Devices (AMPED) program.

PARC is showcasing the SENSOR technology this week at The Battery Show (booth #1954) in Novi, Michigan.


PARC Selected by ARPA-E to Develop Micro-Chiplet Printer
President Obama announced new initiative at the Clean Energy Summit to drive innovation and accelerate the clean energy economy
9 September 2015

Palo Alto, CA – September 9, 2015 – PARC, a Xerox company, today announced it has been selected by the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) under the Micro-scale Optimized Solar-cell Arrays with Integrated Concentration (MOSAIC) Program. PARC will design and build a prototype micro-PV cell (or chiplet) printer with the potential to enable economical, high-volume manufacturing of micro-PV cell arrays.


PARC Awarded Additional Funding from ARPA-E to Further Develop Aluminum Alloy Detection Unit
Quickly, cost-effectively identifies major alloys in scrap aluminum with 92% accuracy, enabling recycling of high value alloys for lighter weight vehicles
17 August 2015

PARC received this new award, after completing its original $1 million contract, as part of ARPA-E’s Modern Electro/Thermochemical Advancements for Light-metal Systems (METALS) Program, which, in part, aims to develop cost-effective and energy-efficient manufacturing techniques to process and recycle light metals.


PARC Awarded $1 Million from ARPA-E for Innovative “Self-Cooling” Metamaterial Technology
Flexible Passive Radiative Cooling Film that Can be Used to Dramatically Enhance Cooling of Power Plants, Buildings, and Spacecraft During the Day
23 June 2015

PARC, a Xerox company, announced its recent award of $1 million from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). PARC received this competitive award from ARPA-E’s Advanced Research in Dry Cooling (ARID) program, which seeks to develop transformative power plant cooling technologies that enable high thermal-to-electric energy conversion efficiency with zero net water dissipation to the atmosphere.


PARC Secures ARPA-E Funding to Develop Printed Methane Detection Sensor Array
PARC Partners with BP and NASA Ames Research Center; Lower Cost Approach Detects Early Leaks at Gas Wells, Reduces Energy Waste, and Helps Prevent Detrimental Environmental Emissions
10 June 2015

PARC, a Xerox company, has secured funding with the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) under the Methane Observation Networks with Innovative Technology to Obtain Reductions (MONITOR) program.

PARC will deliver very low cost printed sensor arrays to quantify and locate methane leaks, using a variety of modified carbon nanotube (CNT) sensors. The combined response of the sensors will provide "fingerprints" for methane and other gases. The novel approach offers a solution to identify, quantify and locate natural gas leaks at a cost point compatible with widespread deployment. Methane, a major component of natural gas, is a significant greenhouse gas, with many times the heat-trapping effect of carbon dioxide.


PARC and LeanTaaS Expand Partnership to Enhance VIA Analytics Platform for the Enterprise
14 April 2015

PARC, a Xerox company, today expanded the scope of its partnership with LeanTaaS Inc., an analytics company, to integrate PARC’s advanced algorithms with LeanTaaS’s VIA platform. This partnership enables large enterprises in healthcare, technology, retail, and financial services to accelerate improvements in their operational and financial performance. PARC has decades of experience in developing sophisticated models that apply machine learning algorithms to large data sets, and now enterprises can access this expertise through SaaS applications built on the LeanTaaS VIA platform. 


PARC Awarded Up To $2 Million from DARPA to Develop Vanishing Electronics
Vanishing electronic devices can be used to address military security, data privacy, and environmental science
8 April 2014

PARC, a Xerox company, today announced it has signed an up to $2 million contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop and demonstrate PARC’s disappearing electronics platform (called DUST), with intriguing implications for a variety of military, ecological, and commercial interests.

DUST, or Disintegration Upon Stress-Release Trigger, is a technology that allows electronic devices using full-performance microchips to be disintegrated on command, leaving only tiny fragments that are invisible to the human eye. The DUST technology builds on PARC’s cutting-edge capabilities in advanced manufacturing, novel electronics, and smart devices.


PARC Sponsors 9Mile Labs to Turbocharge B2B Startups
Respected Technology Pioneer PARC Joins Hands with B2B Startup Accelerator 9Mile Labs to Provide Mentoring and Technology to B2B Startups
2 April 2014

9Mile Labs (www.9milelabs.com) today announced that PARC, a Xerox company, (www.parc.com) has decided to sponsor the second cohort at 9Mile Labs. This collaboration brings PARC’s unmatched intellectual property assets, technical mentoring, and rapid prototyping infrastructure to selected startups within the 9Mile Labs business-to-business (B2B) startup accelerator program. This announcement demonstrates PARC’s commitment to the startup community; it also demonstrates the critical role the startup community plays within the development and extension of PARC’s world-class innovation ecosystem. This partnership also exemplifies 9Mile Labs’ commitment to supporting entrepreneurs and investors in the B2B startup community.


PARC Receives Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award
27 January 2014


PARC Leaders Recognized for Notable Achievements
Daniel Bobrow— Lead Author - SIGOPS Hall of Fame paper; Jose Joaquin Garcia-Luna-Aceves—Corresponding Member, Mexican Academy of Sciences; Mike Steep—Distinguished Visiting Scholar, mediaX Stanford University H-STAR Institute
3 December 2013

Palo Alto, CA -- PARC, a Xerox company, today announced that Danny Bobrow, Jose Joaquin (J.J.) Garcia-Luna-Aceves, and Mike Steep were recently honored for exceptional accomplishments within their respective disciplines, ranging from software development to commercial innovation to networking.


U.S. Department of Energy Selects PARC to Develop Harsh Environment Adaptable Thermionic (HEAT) Sensor
Novel Sensor to Monitor High Temperature Systems such as Power Plants, Propulsion Engines, and Aerospace Structures
19 November 2013

PARC, a Xerox company, today announced it has signed a $1.8 million contract with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to develop and demonstrate PARC’s Harsh Environment Adaptable Thermionic (HEAT) sensor monitoring platform for long-term operation in environments with 750°C – 1600°C temperatures, pressures up to 1000 psi, and gaseous environments consisting of hydrocarbons, oxygen, water vapor, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, SOx, and NOx.


PARC and LeanTaaS Partner to Integrate Software to Bolster VIA Enterprise Platform
First Joint Project–myPatientPulse–Offers Sentiment Analysis to Improve Patient Experience
5 November 2013

PARC, a Xerox company, today announced its partnership with LeanTaaS Inc., a Silicon Valley-based software company focused on advanced analytics, to integrate PARC’s sentiment analysis and topic detection software with LeanTaaS’ VIA Platform. The first project, myPatientPulse, helps healthcare providers improve patient experience by extracting insights from vast amounts of unstructured patient social media feedback, patient surveys, and internal comments generated during physician-to-staff communications.


PARC Unveils Electric Vehicle (EV) Workplace Charging Station Installation
Eight Stations Installed with Backbone to Support 24
30 September 2013

PARC, a Xerox company, today announced its workplace charging station implementation consisting of eight stations installed with the backbone to support 24 total stations as future needs arise. The workplace charging stations will be used for free by PARC employees, providing incentive for employees to drive electric cars to work.


PARC and GreenBiz Group Work Together to Boost Cleantech Startups
PARC's Scott Elrod to Judge VERGE San Francisco
23 September 2013

PARC, a Xerox company, today announced a partnership with GreenBiz Group to participate at VERGE, to be held October 14-17 in San Francisco, as part of PARC's commitment to supporting cleantech and energy startups. Scott Elrod, PARC VP and VERGE judge, will be on stage providing industry expertise and perspective about participating startups in the VERGE Accelerate pitch competition on October 15 at 10:30 a.m.


PARC Expands Japan Presence With New Tokyo Office
Hitachi, Panasonic Corporation, Honda, Sony Among Existing Clients in Region
21 May 2013

Demonstrating a continued focus on the Japanese market, PARC announced its new Tokyo office location and recently hired Makio Sasa as Japanese Regional Manager. Having a presence in Japan since 2004, PARC has built several client and partner relationships with Japanese companies including Hitachi, Panasonic Corporation, Fujitsu, Dai Nippon Printing, NEC , Honda, Sony, Dentsu, Nomura Research Institute, and others. 


Hitachi Data Systems Joins Emerging Networks Consortium, Bringing Industries Together to Innovate with PARC’s Content-Centric Networking
ENC Spring Summit to be held at PARC, May 20 – 21, 2013; CCN’s Network Architecture Improves Distribution, Scalability, Mobility, Security
6 May 2013

PARC welcomes Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), into the growing Emerging Networks Consortium (ENC), an initiative formed in 2012 to advance the development of the next-generation Internet based on Content-Centric Networking (CCN). 


PARC Launches ARPA-E Funded Printed Battery Project
PARC CoEx Technology Reduces Battery Manufacturing Costs and Increases Performance for Electric Vehicles and Consumer Electronics
29 April 2013

PARC has launched a project with the U.S. Department of Energy’s ARPA-E under the 2012 Open Funding Opportunity. The Printed Integral Battery Project will leverage PARC's co-extrusion (CoEx) technology to demonstrate a lithium-ion battery manufacturing process that deposits the entire functional battery in a single pass. This innovative approach can dramatically reduce cost while simultaneously improving battery performance, helping make high performance and affordable electric vehicles a reality.


PARC Announces Contextual Intelligence Software Platform for Automotive Industry
PARC Software Helps Auto Manufacturers Provide Smart, Safe, Personalized Driving
3 April 2013

PARC announced significant advancements in its Contextual Intelligence (CI) Innovation Group, which has been working within a variety of industries for more than a decade. The program now includes a strong automotive focus, and provides software solutions for the auto industry to deliver a smarter, safer, and more personalized driving experience.


The Flexible Electronics and Display Center and PARC Produce World's Largest Flexible X-Ray Detector Manufactured With Thin Film Transistors
13 March 2013

The Flexible Electronics and Display Center (FEDC) at Arizona State University (formerly the Flexible Display Center) and PARC successfully manufactured the world's largest flexible X-ray detector prototype using advanced thin film transistors (TFTs). This device will be used to advance the development of flexible X-ray detectors for use in thin, lightweight, conformable, and highly rugged devices.


PARC Scientists Honored, PARC Innovation Business Strategy Recognized
Victoria Bellotti Received 2013 SIGCHI Award; Scott Elrod Named AlwaysOn 2012 Greentech ‘Power Player;’ Jose Joaquin Garcia-Luna-Aceves Recognized by IEEE; Lawrence Lee Chosen as Finalist for ‘Innovating Innovation Challenge’
5 February 2013

PARC announced that Victoria Bellotti, Scott Elrod, Jose Joaquin (J.J.) Garcia-Luna-Aceves, and Lawrence Lee were honored for excellence within their respective disciplines, ranging from ethnography to cleantech to networking to innovation services.


Clemson University and PARC Receive Award from FlexTech Alliance to Transfer Functional Printing from Laboratory to Commercial Scale
7 January 2013

FlexTech Alliance announced an award to the Sonoco Institute at Clemson University and PARC to explore the process technology required to scale up and print functional devices using a commercial printing press. The partners will leverage their combined knowledge to enhance U.S. capability and facilitate the development of gravure printing processes. Long term, the project will engage a growing number of material makers, press manufacturers, printers, and companies applying printed electronics technology.


Samsung Fine Chemicals Chooses PARC to Validate Use of New Materials for Printed Displays
Prototyping Innovative Printed Transistors for Cell Phones, TVs, Tablets, and Laptop Displays
12 November 2012

Samsung Fine Chemicals Co., Ltd. and PARC announced a client relationship to apply and implement novel material technologies of Samsung Fine Chemicals in innovative printed transistor prototypes. PARC will build on its vast expertise in printed transistors in order to demonstrate Samsung’s breakthrough material offerings that will enable novel display products.


PARC and Intelligent Product Solutions Form Strategic Partnership to Provide Innovation and Product Development
Intelligent Product Solutions Launches Entervise, a Breakthrough Hands-free Mobile Computing Solution for Remote Experts and Field Technicians; Areva and Matrix Controls First Entervise Field Customers
22 October 2012

PARC and Intelligent Product Solutions (IPS) announced the launch of the IPS Entervise™ solution for the Motorola Solutions HC1 headset computer. Entervise, a voice-driven, hands-free remote field service solution, is fully integrated with Motorola’s HC1 headset computer. It brings to professional markets revolutionary capabilities from augmented reality technologies that were previously only in the imagination of science fiction writers and directors such as captured in the short story and movie “Minority Report.”


PARC Awarded California Energy Commission Grant to Treat Wastewater in California
PARC’s Breakthrough Hydrodynamic Separation Provides Innovative System; Separates Particles From Water
17 October 2012

PARC announced it has been chosen by the California Energy Commission to receive a $1 million grant to demonstrate a new technology for wastewater treatment in California. Hydrodynamic Separation (HDS), PARC’s breakthrough clean water platform technology, separates particles from water without using physical filters. HDS is particularly suited to recovering valuable material from liquids, and is a modular, scalable technology that can address both large treatment facilities and portable applications.


PARC Named Runner-Up for The Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Award
16 October 2012

PARC announced that The Wall Street Journal has named PARC and Thin Film Electronics ASA ("Thinfilm") as runner-up for The Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Awards in the Semiconductors and Electronics category. The recognized companies represent those who have developed innovative breakthroughs, and according to The Wall Street Journal, "tackled big problems—and came up with solutions that could make a real difference in people's lives.”


PARC Awarded $4M by ARPA-E to Develop Technologies to Improve Battery Performance
Innovative Sensors Enable Batteries to Achieve Full Potential for Electric Vehicles and Grid Storage
19 September 2012

PARC has signed a $4M contract with the US Department of Energy’s ARPA-E, under the program for Advanced Management and Protection of Energy Storage Devices (AMPED). PARC, along with project partner LG Chem Power Inc. (LGCPI), a subsidiary of LG Chem, will develop a fiber optic monitoring system capable of providing detailed information about the internal condition of batteries to allow them to perform better in applications, such as electric vehicles (EVs).


DARPA and Applied Research Lab at Penn State Choose PARC to Advance Virtual Product Development and Digital Manufacturing
Radical Shift Taking Place in US Manufacturing; PARC Brings Decades of Competencies, Direct Client, and Government Experience
17 September 2012

PARC announced it has been chosen, as a member of a team led by the Applied Research Laboratory at The Pennsylvania State University, by DARPA to help lay the groundwork for the second phase of Instant Foundry Adaptive through Bits (iFAB) program, to shorten the time it takes to design and manufacture complex military ground vehicles. iFAB is part of DARPA’s Adaptive Vehicle Make (AVM) program, which PARC has been a part of since 2010.


FlexTech Alliance Awards Joint Contract to PARC, Thinfilm, University of California, Berkeley
Joint project to demonstrate world’s first integrated printed sensor circuitry
22 August 2012

PARC announced that it – along with Thin Film Electronics ASA ("Thinfilm") and UC Berkeley – has been awarded a 12-month contract from the FlexTech Alliance to develop flexible, lightweight, printed integrated sensor systems comprising logic and memory. Applications of these sensors will include radiation tags, disposable medical sensors, pharmaceuticals tags to read and track temperature during shipping, and food tags, which help determine spoilage and contamination, among other uses. 


Selected by ARPA-E for $4M+ award for Advanced Management And Protection Of Energy-Storage Devices
7 August 2012

PARC and LG Chem Power have been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy to enter award negotiations for developing an optically-based smart monitoring system prototype targeting batteries for electric vehicles.


Thinfilm Extends Relationship with PARC to Accelerate Delivery of Integrated Printed Electronic Systems
Prototyping temperature sensor tag a significant step towards low-cost printed system devices.
5 June 2012

The two companies are now working together on the physical prototypes of a fully printed temperature sensor. The project begins extending Thinfilm's Addressable Memory(TM) to support the integration of sensors and batteries. The sensor platform Thinfilm and PARC are developing is expected to be extensible to additional types of sensors, creating the opportunity for a number of new low cost applications using printed electronics.


PARC’s Van Jacobson Inducted to "Internet Hall of Fame"; PARC Hosts First Emerging Networks Consortium
17 May 2012

PARC announced PARC Research Fellow Van Jacobson’s inaugural induction to the Internet Society’s Internet Hall of Fame. Jacobson joined PARC in 2006 to lead the Content-Centric Networking (CCN) program. The Internet Society honored Jacobson as one of the landmark "Innovators".  Others honored in the first annual Internet Hall of Fame include Vint Cerf and Tim Berners-Lee. The award was announced while the Emerging Networks Consortium (ENC) was holding its first meeting at PARC. The invitation-only meeting was attended by delegates from member companies. Including keynote presentations from industry leaders, the meeting featured three full days of presentations, panels, demonstrations, use cases, and discussions around CCN.


PARC Announces Innovation Council to Share Best Practices Among Clients; “Power of 10” Event Celebrates Ten Years of Incorporation and Practicing Open Innovation
Leading Brands Join Together For Innovation Council: The Boeing Company, Dentsu, Huawei, Motorola Solutions, Panasonic Corporation, P&G, Nomura Research Institute, Samsung, SolarWorld, Thin Film Electronics ASA, Ultra-Scan Corporation
7 May 2012

PARC launched its first Innovation Council with the goal of building a community of clients to discuss open innovation and share best practices. The council includes 16 executives from 11 companies and six countries, spanning multinational organizations to startups. Following the Innovation Council meeting, PARC hosted an invitation-only "Power of 10" celebration, which featured presentations from Henry Chesbrough and Michael Raynor. With the goal of marrying theory with practice, each expert presentation was immediately followed by concrete commercialization experiences from clients representing different aspects of PARC’s business model. Attendees included Fortune 500 and Global 1000 enterprises, VCs, innovation experts, analysts, media, and PARC researchers.


Emerging Networks Consortium Brings Industries Together to Innovate with Content-Centric Networking (CCN)
Founding Members: Alcatel-Lucent, BT, France Telecom-Orange, Huawei, MACH, Panasonic, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.; CCN is a breakthrough network architecture to improve distribution, scalability, mobility, security
27 March 2012

PARC launched the Emerging Networks Consortium (ENC), an initiative formed to advance the development of the next-generation Internet based on Content-Centric Networking (CCN). ENC brings together industries in different sectors to innovate, collaborate, and exchange experiences based on CCN implementations across various industries. The formation of the ENC will pave the way for an entire industry to create and innovate networking products, services, and businesses. Well known for inventing networking technologies, going back to Ethernet, PUP, and XNS in the early days through significant contributions to IPv6 and Internet multicast, PARC is continuing its notable legacy in networking with its work on CCN.


PARC’s “Power of 10” Years as an Independent Company Offers Opportunities to Discuss Open Innovation in Practice
Special PARC Forum series presents renowned speakers including Christensen, Kao, Moore, Varian, and others; Presentations are free and open to the public
28 February 2012

As part of its year-long "Power of 10" celebration of 10 years practicing open innovation, PARC is hosting 10 invited speakers on 10 aspects of innovation. Speakers include Clayton Christensen, John Kao, Geoffrey Moore, Hal Varian, and others. PARC is also hosting an intimate, invitation-only, half-day innovation conference in April. Highlighting themes such as Open, Disrupt, Practice, and Collaborate, this event features keynotes by Henry Chesbrough and Michael Raynor as well as discussions with PARC’s clients and others.


U.S. Department of Defense Chooses PARC to Help Halt Internal Security Threats
Technology also has potential to be commercialized to stop insider threats, fraud
15 February 2012

PARC is helping proactively identify internal threats before damaging acts are carried out via a contract with the Department of Defense. This technology will first be developed for the U.S. government, but the core technology has the potential to be deployed commercially to help stop corporate insider threats and make inroads in fraud detection in the near future. PARC was chosen for the contract because of its: unique qualifications translating research to actionable insight; established expertise in machine learning and anomaly detection, psychological modeling, ethnography, and social network analysis; and experience analyzing very large-scale (terabyte) datasets. Given its partnership model, PARC has selected a number of subcontractors to complement its core capabilities for this particular government project.


Thinfilm, PARC Win FlexTech Alliance Innovation Award for Printed Addressable Memory
First step toward integrated printed memory devices recognized as key for printed electronics
9 February 2012

Thinfilm and PARC announced today that they have won the prestigious FlexTech Alliance Innovation Award for Achievement in Innovation (FLEXI) for the world’s first working prototype of a printed, non-volatile memory device addressed with complementary organic circuits, the equivalent of CMOS circuitry. The FLEXI Award is given to companies that are leading the development of the flexible, printed electronics and display industry with innovative and commercially viable technologies. To win the FlexTech Alliance Innovation Award, Thinfilm and PARC were evaluated on rigorous criteria including product design and ingenuity, potential market adoption, and successful revenue generation.


PARC Continues Momentum in Printed Electronics -- Creating New Partnerships and Markets
Printing enables low-cost, full-featured components; Flexibility enables new form factors... Consumer packaged goods, consumer electronics, cleantech, and biomedical industries benefit from new opportunities
6 February 2012

With a strong presence at 2012FLEX and an ecosystem of clients and partners that help bridge the gaps in moving from concept to market, PARC is poised to advance novel materials, process technologies, printed building blocks, and systems. PARC designs, analyzes, models, fabricates, and prototypes materials, devices and systems, and also models manufacturing processes for organizations wanting to commercialize printed and flexible electronics for new applications. Opportunities are particularly ripe in the consumer packaged goods, cleantech, and biomedical industries.


PARC CEO Keynotes AlwaysOn Venture Summit, Demonstrates Commitment to Accelerating Time to Market for Startups
PARC’s open innovation model provides access to specialized expertise, infrastructure, and networks not otherwise available to entrepreneurs and VCs
14 December 2011

Startups already have access to talent, coaching, and funding from VCs to angels and accelerators – what’s missing is access to capital-intensive infrastructure or specialized expertise not typically available to smaller companies. This is where PARC’s open innovation services come in, especially in augmenting internal capabilities. There are many other vital ways, besides typical EIR/ spin-out models, where startups are working with PARC to accelerate time to market and increase their competitive edge.


PARC Collaborates With Dentsu and Dentsu Marketing Insight to Provide Integrated Ethnography Services and Deep Customer Understanding for Driving Business Innovation
New partnership will create actionable strategies for Japanese organizations to discover untapped customer needs
8 November 2011

Going beyond typical market research and findings, PARC’s ethnography services for Dentsu and Dentsu Marketing Insight will deliver extensive understanding of human behavior, in-depth insights, and comprehensive outlooks on people’s lives within their own personal contexts.


Thinfilm Unveils First Scalable Printed CMOS Memory
Combination of Thinfilm Printed Rewritable Memory and PARC Transistors Enables Low-Cost, Printed Integrated Systems for the "Internet of things"
21 October 2011

Thin Film Electronics ASA ("Thinfilm") together with PARC, a Xerox company, announced today they have produced a working prototype of the world's first printed non-volatile memory device addressed with complementary organic circuits, the organic equivalent of CMOS circuitry. This demonstration is a significant milestone toward the mass production of low-cost, low-power ubiquitous devices that are a key component of the "Internet of Things".


PARC Researchers Publish Significant Works in Ethnography and Ubiquitous Computing
Dr. Bo Begole and Dr. Peggy Szymanski have both published books highlighting how innovation can give companies a competitive edge
19 April 2011

Both books represent fields – ubiquitous computing and work practice ethnography – that PARC pioneered and continues to work in with clients today. Based on the deep research and collective experience of PARC and other practitioners, both books draw on extensive case studies or field experience to make the areas they cover more accessible for broader audiences.


Thinfilm & PARC extend printed electronics commercialization engagement
By working together to further co-develop Addressable Memory technology, PARC and Thinfilm are complementing each other's strengths to move the industry beyond components and devices towards consumer-facing applications.
5 April 2011

Thin Film Electronics ASA and PARC today announced that they have entered the next phase of their co-innovation engagement. Given the success of the initial joint design phase for Thinfilm 128-bit Addressable Memory, which combines Thinfilm’s unique non-volatile memory technology with PARC’s printed CMOS transistor technology, this next phase extends the engagement to prototyping the product for manufacturing readiness.


PARC orders AIXTRON CCS MOCVD system for InGaAlN lasers and light emitting devices
31 March 2011

The state-of-the-art MOCVD system enable PARC's team to carry out R&D, expand capacity and capabilities, and deliver new device technologies over a wide range of optoelectronic materials and devices. The system will be used for the epitaxial growth of InGaAlN LEDs, laser diodes, and electronic devices. With the system, PARC can develop new processes in a commercial reactor that are compatible with a prospective scale-up to full production scale.


PARC Networking Scientist Wins Prestigious Technical Achievement Award from the IEEE Computer Society
Dr. J.J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves also recently recognized as a Fellow of the AAAS.
2 March 2011

Given to only five recipients, this prestigious award recognizes outstanding and innovative contributions within the past 10-15 years to the fields of computer and information science and engineering or computer technology. Dr. Garcia-Luna-Aceves, who leads PARC research on ad-hoc and wireless networking, was recognized for his "pioneering contributions to the theory and design of communication protocols for ad-hoc wireless networks".


Stephen Hoover Named CEO of PARC
11 January 2011

Hoover assumes the PARC leadership role on February 1.


PARC Scientists Honored
Organizations Across Industries Recognize PARC Contributions and Expertise
21 December 2010

PARC announced that Dr. Peter Pirolli, Dr. Ana Claudia Arias, and other leading scientists at PARC were significantly honored this year within their respective industries -- ranging from social computing/collaboration systems to novel electronics.


PARC Spins Out PowerCloud Systems, Offers Innovation in Cloud-managed Networking
Experienced Executive Team Leads, Top Venture Capitalist Firms Back New Company
30 November 2010

PARC and PowerCloud™ Systems, Inc. today announced the spin-out of PowerCloud Systems, which has been incubated at PARC since early 2008 and is initially focusing on offering cloud-managed networking solutions for small and medium-sized businesses. Walden Venture Capital and Javelin Venture Partners are joining PARC as investors in the company. PowerCloud Systems invents and engineers cloud-based technology for OEM vendors that makes business networking devices dramatically easier to deploy, secure, and manage -- all at an unprecedented low cost. PowerCloud Systems is a Startup@PARC company, a program that brings entrepreneurs, researchers, and investors together to deliver transformative technologies to market.


PARC and Soligie to Commercialize Printed Electronics Technologies By Completing Concept-to-Market Ecosystem
30 November 2010

PARC, a premier center for commercial innovation, and Soligie Inc., a leading provider of design and manufacturing services for flexible and printed electronics, today announced an agreement aimed at advancing the commercialization of printed electronics technologies and capabilities. By complementing each other’s unique capabilities, PARC and Soligie together can now integrate services and provide a streamlined path from concept to product launch. Companies and government agencies that want to take advantage of the new opportunities enabled by printed electronics can work with the two companies to deliver end solutions to the market.


Thinfilm Works with PARC to Develop Next-generation Printed Memory Solutions
High-capacity, compact form-factor memory enabled by low-cost printed electronics opens up new market opportunities
12 October 2010

An essential element of most electronics devices, memory is required for identification, tracking status and history, information storage, and more. Combining Thinfilm’s memory products with PARC’s printed thin-film transistor technology will allow the development of integrated systems as part of Thinfilm’s product roadmap. Thinfilm and PARC are working together to address these market opportunities for memory, especially given their complimentary strengths. A leader in printed and novel electronics, PARC specializes in designing full-featured systems customized for clients’ desired applications.


PARC Awarded ‘National Science Foundation’ Funding to Expand Fundamental Research in Content-Centric Networking
Part of NSF’s new “Future Internet Architecture” program, the Named-Data-Networking (NDN) grant includes PARC and nine universities
1 September 2010

PARC today announced it is one of four project teams chosen by NSF to pursue ways to build a more trustworthy and robust Internet. The new “Future Internet Architecture” (FIA) program is focused on collaborative, long-range, transformative thinking about new comprehensive network architectures and concepts. PARC – the sole commercial organization funded within the entire FIA program – will be collaborating with nine universities in a team led by UCLA for “Named-Data-Networking (NDN)” in a grant worth up to $8M. PARC brings to the program its Content-Centric Networking (CCN) research which has already produced early protocol specifications and open source software.


Power Assure and PARC to Virtualize Power Consumption in Data Centers
Joint Development Effort Will Significantly Reduce Electrical Energy Consumption without Impacting Quality of Service
27 January 2010

“PARC’s optimization approach to improve energy efficiency for data centers is a natural fit for Power Assure’s product roadmap, especially with the increasing use of virtualization tools,” said Brad Wurtz, Power Assure’s CEO. “We are pleased with how smoothly the two companies worked together to develop not only the DOE proposal, but also a partnering arrangement that aligns the long-term interests of both companies.”


PARC to Address Disruptive Innovation in the Flexible Electronics Industry and Showcase Materials-to-device Capabilities at FlexTech 2010
CEO Mark Bernstein will deliver a keynote address on the changing ecosystem model for moving technologies from research to applications
27 January 2010

Bernstein will share some of PARC’s lessons learned, case studies, and recommendations for addressing the challenges raised by disrupted lab-to-market ecosystems. Some of these include how companies can: create an early warning system; bring in outside expertise/ open innovation partners; and position themselves flexibly for new near- and long-term opportunities.


Innovation executive appointed to drive PARC’s research commercialization strategies & partnerships
PARC and its clients positioned for sustained growth through collaborative R&D
18 August 2009

PARC has appointed Dr. Tamara St.Claire as Vice President of Global Business Development. St.Claire will manage PARC’s commercial innovation portfolio, drive international partnerships, explore new markets and industry engagements, and align organizational strategy with portfolio management.


Public Gets Sneak Peek at Xerox's Erasable Paper at WIRED NextFest
26 September 2008

Xerox researchers have developed an experimental printing technology that could someday replace printed pages that are used for just a brief time before being discarded. The project is a collaborative development between the Xerox Research Centre of Canada and PARC (Palo Alto Research Center Inc.)


PARC to develop sensor tape technology to track exposure to explosive blasts
DARPA program builds on PARC foundation in printing large-area, flexible electronics
3 June 2008

PARC has been selected by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop and prototype, all-printed, disposable, blast dosimeters.


Incubating Inside Xerox Labs: Innovation that Benefits the Workplace, Healthcare, and the Environment
Xerox and global partners reveal unexpected projects during Inside Innovation event at PARC
29 April 2008

The event showcased new technologies: clean tech, biomedical/rare cell detection, greener plastics, advances in printheads, intelligent redaction, next-generation categorization, seamless documents, one-to-one communications technology, and higher dimensions of documents.


Xerox Unveils Technology That Blocks Access to Sensitive Data in Documents to Prevent Security Leaks
15 October 2007

Researchers from PARC demonstrated for the first time a new software technology (dubbed "intelligent redaction") that will greatly increase accuracy while reducing the time needed to remove sensitive or confidential material from documents.


PARC Opens Doors to Entrepreneurs
Startup@PARC program to help launch businesses by offering technical and scientific expertise to entrepreneurs and investors
21 September 2007

Building upon PARC’s success in strategic partnerships with new ventures, the program leverages the fabled research center’s approach to open innovation, a business model established in 2002 when PARC was incorporated as a wholly owned subsidiary of Xerox Corporation.


PARC Computational Linguist Lauri Karttunen Wins Lifetime Achievement Award
3 August 2007

The Lifetime Achievement Award is from the Association for Computational Linguistics, the international scientific and professional society for people working on problems involving natural language and computation. In the area of computational linguistics, Karttunen was one of the first pioneers to realize and exploit the potential of finite-state transducers for linguistic applications.

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