4Moms Introduces Robotic, Self-Folding Stroller
You’ve probably never seen stroller quite like this before. Designed by Pittsburgh-based robotic child care company 4Moms, the Origami stroller has just about every bell and whistle imaginable, including an odometer, cup holders, headlights and pathway lights. But what truly differentiates the Origami is its ability to robotically self fold at the touch of a button. 4Moms CTO Henry Thorne demonstrates the product, discusses the incredible technology behind it, and explains why this one-of-a-kind stroller is becoming hugely popular in the U.S. and around the world.
Keystone Compliance: Bringing Regulatory Testing Services to the Pittsburgh Region
Named the 16th fastest growing company in the region, New Castle-based Keystone Compliance is providing regulatory testing solutions to companies near and far. The company was started in southern California by husband and wife team Rhonda and Tony Mason. They moved Keystone Compliance to the region to seek out additional opportunity and in doing so found that no other labs of this kind exist in western Pennsylvania. Rhonda is joined by general manager Sam Mastovich to discuss the company’s growth and explain how several pieces of testing equipment work.
Bayer and Duquesne University Partner to Increase STEM Education Success for Women and Minorities
If you can get students interested in science and math at a young age, then you’ll set them up for STEM success in the future. Right? Well, not exactly according to new survey data from Bayer which indicates that intro-level STEM courses in college are disproportionally weeding out women and minority students. To address this issue, Bayer is teaming up with Duquesne University to increase the success rates of woman and minorities in STEM-related courses of study. Executive Director of the Bayer USA Foundation Rebecca Lucore and Dr. David Seybert, dean of the Bayer School for Natural and Environmental Sciences at Duquesne University discuss this partnership and how they are working to grow the region’s STEM workforce.
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