PARC Innovations Update (2011 #1)

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On the Road: O’Reilly Strata, ARPA-E, InterAqua, Flextech

The future belongs to those who understand how to collect and use their data successfully. O’Reilly Strata (February 1-3, Santa Clara, CA) focuses on the business and practice of data as unprecedented computing power and connectivity bring new layers of experience to our lives. PARC will be presenting on drawing meaningful insights from raw metrics in virtual worlds. Can we predict real-world behavior and provide business intelligence? More…

With the goal of connecting technologists, inventors, and entrepreneurs to lead an “industrial revolution” for cleantech, the U.S. Department of Energy’s ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit (February 28-March 2, Washington, D.C.) showcases the next generation of clean energy technologies. This year, PARC will be showcasing battery, geothermal, and fuels captured from CO2. More…

How can we help address the threat of a global fresh water shortage? From a technology perspective, PARC’s hydrodynamic separation system (HDS) could reduce time, energy usage, capital expenditures, maintenance requirements, and more — for clean water. HDS for multiple applications will be demonstrated at the industry-wide InterAqua International Water Solution Exhibition (February 16-18, Tokyo, Japan). More…

At the 10th anniversary Flexible Electronics and Displays Conference (February 7-10, Phoenix, AZ), PARC will be presenting an invited talk on flexible sensors based on solution-processed materials. AIP Industrial Physics Prize 2010 winner, PARC Senior Research Fellow Bob Street, will also be presenting on silicon nanowire thin-film transistors and solar cells. More…

News spotlight: Steve Hoover named CEO of PARC

Hoover joins PARC effective February 2011 as PARC approaches a decade of working across a broad set of clients and industries, since its incorporation as an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Xerox in 2002. More…

PARC Forum spotlight: What We Know About Everything By What No One Tells Us

Presented by Paul Kedrosky, Senior Fellow, Kauffman Foundation and contributor to Bloomberg Media. Watch video online…


 Editor: Sonal Chokshi

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