Tag Archives: Put Technology to Work

UTA Researchers Patent Technology for Smart Seat Cushion, Adaptable Prosthetics

The University of Texas at Arlington has patented a smart seat cushion that uses changes in air pressure to redistribute body weight and help prevent the painful ulcers caused by sitting for long periods of time in a wheelchair. The same technology can be used to create prosthetic liners that adapt…

Arlington, Via Announce Expanded Rideshare Service Area

Via — Arlington’s convenient, on-demand public transportation service — will now take you to even more destinations across The American Dream City. The City of Arlington and Via are excited to announce the expansion of the rideshare service area. Starting Thursday, September 20, the service area will include a large portion…

Cloud 9 Perception Dreaming Big as Pioneer in Robotics Automation

The dream of UT Arlington graduates James Staud and Christopher McMurrough of starting up Cloud 9 Perception began in a garage right here in The American Dream City. Today, the company has quickly progressed and expanded to a large office space, along with a full team of engineers and developers to help…

Arlington Partners with Drive.ai to Offer On-Street Self-Driving Vehicle Service

Increasingly recognized for its interest in exploring technology-based mobility solutions, the City of Arlington is poised to become the first Texas city to offer on-street autonomous transportation service to both Arlington residents and visitors. On Tuesday, Aug. 21, the Arlington City Council approved a contract with Drive. ai for a one-year pilot…

Marble Begins Mapping Arlington Sidewalks for Future Robotic Delivery Service

Marble is the first company to begin mapping the City of Arlington’s sidewalks as routes for its autonomous robots to soon deliver groceries, packages, and other common goods to people’s homes and offices. The San Francisco-based, last-mile logistics robotics company began mapping select north Arlington sidewalks on Friday, Aug. 17, in…

Annual Pavement Survey to Gather Data on South Arlington Street Conditions

There’s little doubt about the impact technology has on our daily lives. We see it everywhere we look — our computers, phones, cars, refrigerators, and road maintenance. Yes, even the upkeep of the roads you drive is affected by technology. During the last week in August, Arlington’s Public Works and Transportation Department…

‘Put Technology to Work’ Newsletter Spotlights UTA Students Use of Via Rideshare App

The Arlington City Council has identified “Put Technology to Work” as one of five priorities. Technology is an essential aspect of daily life and has quite the impact on our organization, residents and businesses. It is also integral in achieving the City’s other priorities: Invest in Our Economy, Support Youth and Families,…

New Community Survey Will Help Arlington Prioritize Release of Open Data

The City of Arlington wants to know what data its residents and visitors care about. Please participate in this brief survey to help us make our growing webpage, Open Arlington, a better resource for you and the community at large. This survey will help us know what data interests you…

Begin Your Trip Here: NCTCOG Launches Free Real-Time Traffic Conditions App

Don’t get caught in traffic. Before you head out on your commute or your family vacation, log into the new 511 DFW app to get real-time updates on traffic conditions across the Dallas-Fort Worth area.511DFW is the North Central Texas Council of Governments’ free trip-planning mobile app and website just for…

Barking Dogs and Junky Cars: Top 10 Requests Made Using the Ask Arlington App

The City of Arlington has addressed more than 10,650 concerns, ranging from overgrown and debris-filled lawns to stray animals, that were reported by residents through the Ask Arlington app during the first six months of this year. The  free app, available for Android and Apple devices and on the City’s website,…