Innovation & Tech Today

Innovation & Tech Today is a national magazine showcasing the latest cutting edge, innovative technologies and those individuals driving the industry forward. Every quarter our experts and writers aim to find fascinating stories, products, and people across a variety of industries that we can feature in our magazine, and while we often focus on education, STEM, wearables, smart home technology, business, and sustainability, those are ultimately just a few of the many areas we cover. No matter where the innovation is happening, we’ll be there capturing it all.

The Fit of These Shoes Boosts Athletic Ability, But You’re Still Better Off Losing Weight First

Does the name Boa Technology ring any bells? If you’re a snowboarder, cyclist, or an outdoor enthusiast, you’re probably very familiar with their innovative closure system (pictured below). Now they’re using the science of biomechanical engineering to design shoes that boost athletic performance by up to five percent. Today, the company that revolutionized closures for snowboard boots and cycling cleats, is taking a step toward advancing the future of fit.  Boa is launching their...

Seattle Mariners, turned on by sustainability, go all in on LED

With 150 years of history in the United States, baseball still looks and plays very similar to how it did when it first originated. With that kind of consistency, it may be surprising for such a traditional game to be a driver for change in the modern era. Enter the Seattle Mariners in 2015. That year, T-Mobile Park (formerly known as Safeco Field), where the Mariners play, became the first Major League Baseball park to install LED field lights. Working with PlanLED, who has since worked with...

The whales hate us even more now that these plastic pollution stats tell all

From our food containers and cutlery to our bottles and grocery bags, we interact with plastic constantly on a daily basis. But while the convenience of plastic is hard to argue, it comes at a definite cost. Visuals such as a sea turtle with a straw lodged in its nose, a seabird with a stomach full of plastic, or plastic found in creatures in the deepest ocean underscore the serious issues that arise when plastic ends up in our oceans. And, as shocking as those visuals may be, the plastic...

What will the next generation of electric vehicles look like?

Three rules foretell when an automotive technological breakthrough is real. 1. You recognize the name of the company talking about the breakthrough. 2. The breakthrough is not promised “as soon as funding – or government approval – is secured.” 3. Other major companies announce similar projects or join in on the one announced. Those rules are really critical when it comes to battery technology. As electric cars have progressed during the past three decades, we’ve seen a similar progression in...

Event Preview: Japan IT Week

Japan’s largest trade show organizer, Reed Exhibitions Japan Ltd., is hosting one of its major exhibitions, Japan IT Week Autumn, during the fourth week of this month. Japan IT Week Autumn is the world’s leading information technology show, and in its 10th year running it has grown to be one of the largest comprehensive B2B IT shows held in the second half of the year. This year’s show is expected to be the biggest in its history, in number of exhibitors and visitors. To be more specific,...

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