Rutgers Pilot Could Signal a Move Toward Telemedicine

Last week, Rutgers University launched a pilot program that seeks to improve care for a test group of 10 residents of Newark public housing. It will connect providers from the Rutgers School of Nursing's community health center with the patients through a secure internet connection to a laptop computer, enabling them to help check vital signs, obtain an electrocardiogram and more - all in real time.

“Making Tech” Topic of Several TEDxNavesink Talks This Spring

TEDxNavesink brought hundreds of people to Monmouth University in April. This year’s event centered on the theme of “Makers,” and featured some lively talks from a wide range of participants. Several of those folks were involved in a segment called “Making the Tech World,” and NJTechWeekly was able to remotely view several of the talks they gave.

Verizon, AT&T Make Progress on 5G, as New Jersey Plays a Role in Trials

Verizon (Basking Ridge) announced this week that it had completed its 5G radio specifications, and that it was the first carrier to do so. In June, AT&T had announced that it was doing system and software architecture lab work at the AT&T Labs site in Middletown.

University STEM Projects to Get Boost from Higher Education Capital Financing Grants

New Jersey Secretary of Higher Education Rochelle R. Hendricks sent the legislature a certified list of 35 higher education capital-construction project grants that will boost technology, support the health sciences and renovate laboratories and classrooms at 32 institutions across New Jersey.  Many of the projects will benefit STEM programs at colleges, universities and community colleges throughout the state.

Rutgers’ New Supercomputer Supercharges University’s Computational, Big Data Capabilities

Rutgers University has received and installed in phases a supercomputer that should significantly enhance the university’s ability to do large-scale computational-based research and data analytics, and will establish New Jersey's reputation in advanced computing.

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