Nixon Peabody
Pac Premier
You are here:  Home  >  Technology  -  Page 309

Making a comeback

By   /  Friday, September 5th, 2008  /  Technology  /  Comments Off on Making a comeback

Web 1.0 era gaming and graphics firm MetaTools is back on the South Coast. The man at the helm, John Wilczak, is the same, but he has remade the company, salvaging the name after it became free again. And the mission is new: Conquer Apple’s iPhone with a new iteration of MetaSquares, the puzzle game Read More →

Read More →

Quick diagnosis delivery – Carpinteria firm

By   /  Friday, August 1st, 2008  /  Technology  /  Comments Off on Quick diagnosis delivery – Carpinteria firm

A cancer patient lies on the operating table having a tumor removed. The surgical team wants to know whether they’ve removed all the offending tissue, but only a lab test can tell. Those tests, read by a pathologist, involve what’s known as immunohistochemistry, or IHC, and usually take at least an hour and half to Read More →

Read More →

Building Intelligence

By   /  Thursday, July 3rd, 2008  /  Technology  /  Comments Off on Building Intelligence

From his computer in Santa Barbara, Ed Richards can find out how hard a single air conditioner works at data center in Washington state and how humid the air is inside a Walgreen’s store in Austin, Texas. He sees it in real time, updated every few seconds. “Not many people in that store,” Richards says Read More →

Read More →

Reach for the red planet

By   /  Friday, June 6th, 2008  /  Technology  /  Comments Off on Reach for the red planet

ATK Space Systems in Goleta celebrated last month when its solar panels and a boom arm, part of the Phoenix Lander mission to Mars, worked perfectly. Its future projects could get help from a test monitoring system designed by five undergraduate students at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Like many South Coast technology companies, Read More →

Read More →