Category: Technology

Wearable exoskeleton helps children to walk at duPont Hospital’s pediatric engineering lab

By Christi Milligan It’s a long walk from the light-filled atrium of Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children’s new expansion to the east wing that houses the Pediatric Engineering Research Laboratory (PERL). It’s a distance marked by dimming overheads, manual doors, and gilded, framed artwork notably different from the hospital’s celebrated, modern additions. But in…

Evan Lober Guest Columnist My first foray into drone cinematography began three years ago. Like most outdoor hobbyists, as soon as I purchased the commercially produced first-generation DJI Phantom, I began to modify its base. The immediate realization was that this incredible device would allow a small team to get shots once only considered accessible…

By Sam Waltz Started in her basement in 2001, today overflowing a small Hockessin office building crammed with nearly 100 employees, Star-Med LLC has its year-end 2015 sights set on emergence into a national healthcare information systems market, says its founder and CEO Diane E. Ferry. In a world where personal healthcare records are intended…

Tech Forum challenge generates big ideas

By Christi Milligan The Technology Forum of Delaware hosted the 2015 Idea Challenge, a quick-fire pitch session where seven teams were given just three hours to brainstorm and present tech-based initiatives to make Wilmington a better place to live and work. Start-It-Uppers, a team of innovators from Start It Up Delaware, won the event with…