Bleutech Park, sponsored by Bleutech Park Properties, Inc., will have net-zero buildings, according to a release, which will create an insular mini-city and featuring automated multi-functional designs, renewable energy sources, autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, robotics, supertrees, self-healing concrete structures and more high-tech gadgetry straight from a science-fiction movie.
“The idea of brain health and the idea of prevention, those were crazy ideas 10 years ago, but now they’re part of what we do,” said Dr. Marwan Sabbagh, the center’s director. “The field has advanced, and we’ve gone from being non-existing to being front and center in the conversation.”
Hallmark doesn’t have a card, but this is Economic Development Week, when economic development agencies share their success stories with the public. In Nevada, that can mean tech in Reno and logistics in Las Vegas.
The Southern Nevada technology community will honor the talented women and girls who accelerate innovation and transform industries with game-changing ideas on April 6 at the LV Techie Awards and the Aspiration Awards.
In just six years, Nevada’s drone industry has gone from nonexistent to the second most robust in the country. Chris Walach, senior director of the NIAS, is one of the driving forces behind the industry’s growth.
All six jurisdictions in Southern Nevada — Boulder City, Clark County, Henderson City, Las Vegas, Mesquite City and North Las Vegas — adopted the “Southern Nevada Smart Community Vision,” a unified vision to help guide the introduction of new technological solutions.
Gambling means many things to many people. In Las Vegas, gambling means dice or cards. For the many startups in Las Vegas and in Reno and the rest of the state, starting a company is pretty dicey as well. Tesla bet on Reno for their new battery factory in Nevada, and startups in the area bagged more than $38 million in 2016, so the desert remains a hot place to be for new companies: