November 3, 2015 - Scheduled for Saturday, November 7 at the Homer A. Maxey International Trade Resource Center, the Blue Planet Foundation’s Student Energy Summit provides a forum for Hawaii’s students to...
October 23, 2015 - In a major advancement in automotive seating, Faurecia and Hoana Medical, Inc., a spin-off from Oceanit and leading medical technology company, have partnered to develop a biometric seat. The Active Wellness™ seat detects an automobile occupant’s stress and sleepiness levels and provides countermeasures to relieve these conditions.
October 8, 2015 - WetWare Wednesday, founded by the State of Hawaii’s High Technology Development Corporation (HTDC) and Blue Planet Software, hosted its monthly event on September 30 at Oceanit to celebrate the firm’s 30 years of innovation. The focus of WetWare Wednesday is to bring together software developers, students, and educators to connect, network, discuss projects, review products, and collaborate to further the software development community in Hawaii.
September 25, 2015 - When Hurricane Iniki struck the island of Kauai in 1992, it brought wind gusts topping 230 mph and wave heights of over 20 feet. As a result, the rock seawall fronting Pono Kai Resort was extensively damaged and rebuilt the following year. Now, over 20 years later, the 600-foot-long seawall is once again damaged and collapsing.
September 8, 2015 - What kinds of science and technology go into building artificial intelligence (AI) and will strong AI ever outperform human intelligence? These questions and more were addressed by Chris Sullivan, strategic director, and Jeffrey Watumull, senior scientist, from Oceanit as they visited the Hawaii Public Radio talk show, Bytemarks Café, on Wednesday, August 26. The episode, titled “Strong AI,” explored the development of AI to the point where the machine’s intellectual capability is functionally equal to humans.