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Christwood implements SamarionSolution

JACKSON — Samarion chairman and CEO Mark Rodgers announced that the SamarionSolution has been installed in the Christwood retirement community in Covington, La. According to Samarion, the SamarionSolution is the only enterprise quality improvement system that provides healthcare facilities with true prevention technologies, including fall prevention, wandering and elopement prevention and abuse and neglect prevention. This solution utilizes image analysis ...

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Study: State needs improved Internet speed

WASHINGTON — New research indicates that between 2007 and 2009, the average download Internet speed in the United States has increased by only 1.6 megabits per second (mbps), from 3.5 mbps in 2007 to 5.1 mbps in 2009. And, Mississippi ranks last in connectivity speed in the U.S. The Speed Matters Speed Test, a project of the Communications Workers of ...

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SemiSouth earns more patents

STARKVILLE — SemiSouth has been awarded its third US patent in 2009, and 18th overall in SiC power electronics technology. The patents cover methods of making normally-off SiC JFETs, self-aligned SiC fabrication methods and integration of SiC JFET, diodes and circuits. According to Dr. Jeff Casady, chief technology officer and vice president of business development, the recent patents were the ...

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USM opens new-look center

HATTIESBURG — The University of Southern Mississippi iTech Department unveiled a renovated and expanded University Technology and Data Center during a ceremony held Aug. 14 on the Hattiesburg campus. The $3.8-million project was funded primarily through a U.S. Department of Education and Hurricane Education Recovery Act grant. The purpose was to increase the availability and reliability of the business critical ...

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SmartSynch lands ARRA-funded project

JACKSON — SmartSynch has been awarded a $3.75-million grant to help manage energy consumption and cost at public facilities around the state, Gov. Haley Barbour announced. The State Energy Program (SEP) funding comes through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). “The project marks the first time Mississippi has launched a 
coordinated effort to reduce energy consumption in public buildings ...

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FNC splashes up new website

OXFORD — Mortgage technology company FNC Inc. has launched its new corporate website at www.fncinc.com. Using three primary menu options, viewers can now navigate the site based on their specific industry, the solution they need or the exact FNC product needed to solve pain points. From the site, they can also explore pages by following the site’s breadcrumb design, find ...

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Broadband study's findings released

WASHINGTON — A new U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) economic analysis has found that rural communities with greater broadband Internet access had greater economic growth than areas with less access. The study, “Broadband Internet’s Value for Rural America” by economists at USDA’s Economic Research Service, compared counties that had broadband access relatively early (by 2000) with similarly situated counties that ...

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USM’s Gandy named Administrator of the Year

Dr. Rex Gandy, dean of the University of Southern Mississippi College of Science and Technology, has been selected the 2009 Administrator of the Year by the National Association of Educational Office Professionals (NAEOP). Gandy’s path to winning this national award began when he was named the 2008 Southern Miss Association of Office Professionals (AOP) Administrator of the Year. The Southern ...

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Prius predicament

While Toyota moves forward with new technology for the Prius, Mississippi hopes it isn’t left behind with the economy Last week, Toyota unveiled the third-generation Prius hybrid in Japan, with 80,000 of the vehicles already pre-ordered. Mississippi officials hope the splash made overseas will produce a tidal wave that will reach North Mississippi. The Toyota Plan in Blue Springs is ...

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