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Students are now being educated for job titles that do not yet exist. Ten years ago, there was no such thing as an Autonomous Car Engineer, Nanotechnologist, Health-Care Simulation Educator, Social Media Marketer, 3-D Designer, Data Analytics Specialist, Virtual TV/Film/Theatre Set Specialist, Blockchain Developer or an Augmented Reality Designer.
Bridgeport, CT, February 6, 2019 – The University of Bridgeport and industry partner Advanced Robot Solutions (ARS), a high visibility robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) company, demonstrated an innovative service robot in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) space at the 2019 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, one of the world’s biggest technology events.
In recent months, the University of Bridgeport’s robotics specialists and ARS worked to customize its FURo-D service robot to be built using recently released cloud robotics service, AWS RoboMaker.
A University of Bridgeport graduate student who developed a device aimed at keeping people safe and preventing other major disasters has won the Best Presentation Award at the Connecticut Collegiate Business Competition.
Joe Bango was awarded the $500 prize for Downed Standoff Powerline Sensor. The device helps emergency response and utility crews quickly locate, replace, or repair broken power lines, which have caused billions of dollars in damages and massive fires, including recent deadly conflagrations in Northern California.