A Nevada firm has become the first company in the nation approved to fly drones over the Las Vegas Strip. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports Wednesday that aerospace company AviSight will be able to fly above the resort corridor including the strip.
From drones to powerful innovations that improve the travel experience for thousands of people every day, Reno-Tahoe International Airport is a technological powerhouse. Participants will learn some of the innovations that improve airport operations and keep travel smooth.
Digital is kind of a big deal these days. This year, digital advertising spend will surpass television for the first time in history. And by 2021, digital is forecasted to represent a whopping 50 percent of all ad spend, with television down to just 33 percent. While this growth is truly amazing and a great opportunity to acquire more customers, it creates additional pressure for businesses large and small.
From the suffrage movement to labor activism, women have had a long fight for equality in society and in the workplace. And that fight isn’t over, especially for women who go into science, technology, engineering, and math … or STEM … fields of work. A study from the U.S. Department of Commerce found that only 24 percent of the people who work in STEM are female. That’s right, only 1 in 4 of the STEM workforce is women. But there is work to change that, and we’re going to be speaking with some of Las Vegas’ leading women in technology.
The public relations industry is ever changing and misunderstood, especially in light of so-called “alternative facts” or horrific policies such as United Airlines’ poor handling of overbooking or campaigns such as Pepsi’s misappropriation of a national racial justice movement to sell a product. Both cases negatively impact each business’ bottom-line and overall consumer confidence. Many confuse PR for “Press Release” – when there is so much more to what PR practitioners do.
It’s a natural impulse: When people are looking for partners on a deal, they seek out people with whom they have a lot in common. For venture investors, though, that kind of familiarity can be costly. Recent research has found that investors are more likely to work together if they share certain traits, including gender, ethnicity and educational and employment history. But doing so often reduces their chances of financial success.
At the heart of both companies’ products is photo-catalytic conversion. That technology relies on a titanium dioxide compound that becomes a highly effective air purification system when it’s exposed to ultraviolet light. Unlike traditional air filters, the technology doesn’t capture pollutants. It destroys them, turning them into water and carbon dioxide.