3D-Printed Braille Maps Can Help the Blind Navigate Better


A Rutgers engineering student and his professor have created sophisticated braille maps to help blind and visually impaired people navigate a local training center using a high-tech 3D printer. The maps are tactile and were created for three floors at the Joseph Kohn Training Center, a state-funded facility for the blind and visually impaired in New…

Picatinny Arsenal looks to get more girls into science, engineering jobs

ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP -- Nearly 90 girls from 25 northern New Jersey high schools came out to Picatinny Arsenal Thursday for the fourth annual "Introduce a Girl to Engineering" event. During the event, Picatinny engineers showcased the products on which they've worked -- including in the fields of sound energy and aerospace -- with the aim of…

Two New Jersey Colleges Significantly Upgrade Their Entertainment Technology

Ramapo College of New Jersey (Mahwah) cut the ribbon on its new Les Paul Studio for Music Recording and Sound Design on February 27. Montclair State University has entered into a strategic alliance with Sony Electronics (Ridgefield Park) for a long-term plan to enable communications and media students to gain real-world experience and get a high-tech preview of their future careers

Swapping Tax Credits for Needed Capital Helps Small Firms Pursue Big Goals

If Princeton-based biotechnology firm Agile Therapeutics can eventually get federal approval to bring its promising new female contraceptive patch to market, credit will go to more than just the company's employees and investors. New Jersey taxpayers have also played a role in the firm's rise, thanks to a state-administered tax-incentive program that helps small technology and… See more and know that New Jersey tech companies can also apply for this help.

N.J satellite that fits in your hand headed to orbit

GLASSBORO -- Rowan University has done plenty of expanding here on earth in recent years. Now the school is headed for orbit. A Rowan research project evaluating new electronic memory technology is among 20 selected for NASA's next CubeSat Space Mission. CubeSats are mini research vehicles called nanosatellites. Each cube weighs less than 3 pounds and…

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