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Hong Hua, optical engineer at the University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences, discusses developing her own version of Google Glass and exploring some of its possible uses.

Google Glass Brings Consumers Wearable Technology

A wearable, portable computer although fascinating, it also raises privacy, security concerns.

Solar panel array at Tucson Water's Central Avra Valley Storage and Recovery Project

AZ Considers Another Large Scale Solar Power Plant

Proposed project, Maricopa County Park, would produce 300 megawatts of solar electricity, enough to power about 150,000 homes.

ADOT to Take Part in Federal Climate Change Study

Agency among 19 around US that received grant to look into effects of climate change on infrastructure.

City, UA, Private Company Partner to Form Economic Alliance

The Commercialization Network Alliance will connect innovative research with the business community.

Tucson-based company plans to offer balloon rides to edge of space.

NPR: Company Plans to Launch Balloon Ride to Stratosphere

World View, a new space tourism company in Tucson, would offer option to passengers as early as 2015; price about $75K.

Wolfgang Fink, associate professor at University of Arizona and a member of the research team for the Visual and Autonomous Exploration Systems, discusse the new sliver vision testing system.

Vision Testing Makes Its Way to Space

Exposure to radiation, ultraviolet light, low gravity affect astronauts eyes; new technology helps them stay on track with vision health.

Students computers

UA Law College Computer Hackers May Have Access to SS Numbers

Security breach happened in July; those involved might of had access to Social Security numbers of about 9,000 former students, applicants.

UA Researcher Develops App to Manage Traffic

Hopes 'Smartrek' will help people change their driving habits, reduce congestion, save time, fuel.

Pima County Library to Accept Online Payments

Board of supervisors unanimously approved new policy to pay for late fees wherever there is a computer at reach.

Next Generation of Wireless Communication in the Works

UA researchers received $5.5M to create 5G wireless data service; one of the goals is to ease clog of growing amount of data.

TILT: Old-School Gaming Comes to Tucson

Pinball arcade owners hosting locals on weekends with 30 vintage, restored machines near North Fourth Ave.

Tucson Technology Company Receives $2.4M Grant

US Department of Energy awards Sigma money for work in capacitors, used in electric vehicles, other devices.

'Hackerspace' Opening in Historic Warehouse Downtown

Space will allow people to work on various projects, learn from each other, gain understanding of how objects work.

Amphi Middle School Upgrades for New School Year

The district used a $7.2M bond, voter-approved in 2007; changes include new technology, new gym.

Mark Candy, collections manager at the University of Arizona Mineral Museum, gives insight and history of the Mineral Museum.

UA Mineral Museum Receives Its Largest Donation Ever

The collection will help create database used for non-destructive sampling technology.

Sun Tran's Ronstadt Station

New Bus Payment System Challenging Riders

Passes not reflecting payments in first days of new 'smart card' fare

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