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PRESS RELEASE | Oceanit Receives U.S. Department of Energy Award to Develop AI for Plant Root Health and Novel Decarbonization Effort

Honolulu HI | 28 June 2021 – Oceanit was recently awarded $1.6 million by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to continue development of novel decarbonization technologies at the intersection of plant physiology, soil chemistry, artificial intelligence, and bio-mimicry. Oceanit’s

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Time to Flip the Internship Upside Down: Education, Imagination, and Industry

Internships are great in theory—students get to learn from industry professionals, gain real world experience in a controlled environment, and walk away inspired to focus their education and change the world. But in reality, things aren’t quite so rosy. Often,Read more
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IN THE NEWS | Artificial Intelligence & the Hawaii State Public Library System

Did you know that the Hawaii State Public Library System is the only statewide library system in the entire United States? After Hawaii became a state in 1959, the Hawaii State Legislature pulled together all the county libraries and established

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Oceanit launches traffic safety internship with DOT

On Friday, January 29th, Oceanit hosted a livestream kickoff event from Nanakuli for a new AI traffic monitoring internship project. The kickoff was held in partnership with the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HIDOT) and students from Hawaii Technology Academy (HTA).

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PRESS RELEASE | Oceanit’s ASSURE-19 test kit awarded NIH RADx funding, set to begin clinical trials

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oceanit Laboratories’ ASSURE-19 rapid point-of-need COVID-19 test has been selected for continued support by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADxSM) initiative, to fill the nation’s critical need for rapid, simple, and affordableRead more
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IN THE NEWS | Oceanit Selected to Participate in Shark Tank-Style NIH Rapid Response Pitch Day For Novel COVID-19 Tests

Honolulu, HI -  Oceanit Laboratories was notified by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) of selection to participate in a Shark Tank–esque Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) initiative; a $1.5 Billion investment program to speed the development of quick, accessible,Read more

Oceanit Dam Information Management System (DIMS)

Oceanit recently assisted the State of Hawai'i Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Engineering Division complete work on an online database for the 135 regulated dams and reservoirs under the Hawaii Dam and Reservoir Safety Program. The database is nowRead more
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AI Directional Drilling: How Machine Learning Can Augment Current Abilities

Until the world is able to rely fully on renewable energies, fossil fuel use (particularly natural gas) will continue to be an important focus of innovation. In particular, Oceanit has been seeing how Machine Learning can augment capabilities to makeRead more

IN THE NEWS | Oceanit AI at the 5th Hawaii Business Leadership Conference

How will innovation increasingly impact Hawai’i and our economic future? Jay Andrews, Director of Marketing for Oceanit, presented on the subject ‘AI, Robots, and Automation’ at the 5th Annual Leadership Conference hosted by Hawaii Business Magazine on July 26th atRead more

IN THE NEWS | Hey Aliens, we should talk

It’s rather unlikely that Earthlings would be able to simply chat with extra-terrestrials if we were to make contact, right? Turns out, it’s possible that our languages wouldn’t be so far apart according to hypotheses based on ‘Universal Grammar.’ InRead more