Technology and Innovation

Alabama to receive $1.4 billion to expand broadband access

The state has 180 days to submit plan to the National Telecommunications and Information Adminstration for using the funds.

Mobile company uses AR and VR to create virtual worlds for work and training

3rd Realm Creations combines AR, VR and film techniques to take users anywhere they need to be.

Tquila Automation opening delivery center in Birmingham

Tquila Automation plans to open a regional delivery system in Birmingham, creating 200 jobs over the next five years.

Dedrone partners with FAA to protect airports from drone dangers

Huntsville International Airport among 5 nationwide testing new safety measures.

Birmingham startup Wyndy expands to Tennessee

Wyndy, the Birmingham-based app that connects families with babysitters, has expanded its reach to Knoxville and Chattanooga in Tennessee.

Saban Center partners with industry and the University of Alabama

Alabama Power Foundation, Coca-Cola, Mercedes, Parker Towing and the University of Alabama join in support of the STEM campus.

Innovate Alabama awards $3 million to Alabama small businesses

In its second round of supplemental grants, Innovate Alabama has awarded $3 million to small businesses across Alabama.

Artificial Intelligence Center of Excellence will study AI, machine learning

The new Alabama Artificial Intelligence Center of Excellence will work to improve the development and understanding of AI and machine learning.

Tech leaders urge support for Birmingham-Southern College

A group of 24 founders of technology-related companies in Alabama have signed a letter to the board of Innovate Alabama urging support for Birmingham-Southern College in its quest for a one-time investment of bridge funding.

C Spire exec relocating to Birmingham

C Spire’s chief financial officer is relocating from Mississippi to Birmingham and will oversee the company’s growth in Alabama.

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