This week: Small Clean Tech Innovators: There May Be Voucher Dollars Waiting for You; How Well Do Wearables Work?; The Next Generation of Talking Cars
Small Clean Tech Innovators Target of DOE Initiative
The Department of Energy has announced a federal $20 million initiative aimed at small businesses developing clean energy tech for advanced manufacturing, buildings, vehicles, wind, water, bioenergy, fuel cells, geothermal and solar. The program is part of an effort to grow the clean energy sector. Read more . . .
Are Fitbits Keeping Us Fit?
One in 5 Americans owns a wearable device. Are they really accurate though — and are they keeping us fit ? Read more . . .
A Car That Talks Back?
It may not be that far off. A new voice interface may soon make it possible for drivers to have a “dialog” with your car. Could be a help to some, but as someone who’s not a “morning” person, the last thing I want to do on my way to work is talk to the dashboard. Read more . . .