Tag: MIT-Stanford VLAB

  • Self-Driving Vehicles – Startups (Already) on the Road

    The big question: Are we there yet? Thilo Koslowski,  the panel moderator, is truly a pioneer in the automotive industry. He has been an active participant in industry since 1997, starting the automotive division at Gartner – 16 years ago before becoming their Vice President & Automotive Practice Leader. Gartner serves as the largest technology advisory…

  • 4 Ways Driverless Cars will Disrupt the World

    Forget about self-parking vehicles, hands-free highway travel, and automatic braking. Driverless cars could change the entire car industry, car ownership, and anything connected to transportation. What’s more, such vehicles should arrive by the end of this decade.   “Disruptive innovations… don’t attempt to bring better products to established customers… they are simpler, more convenient, and…

  • Revolutionizing Aerospace: For The Non-Rocket Scientists

    Revolutionizing Aerospace: For The Non-Rocket Scientists

    Panelists contend that innovators from other industries can disrupt aerospace the same way Apple overturned music distribution. “You have to know absolutely nothing about helicopters to work with a company like Sikorsky,” said Jonathan Hartman, Disruptive Technologies Lead of Sikorsky Innovations. His statement set the tone for VLAB’s aerospace event on September 24. Two other…

  • Education Technology Tsunami: Common Core Disrupts K12

    Education Technology Tsunami: Common Core Disrupts K12

    On Tuesday, September 17, VLAB kicked off the 2013-1014 season premiere with an evening program on the Education Technology Tsunami: Common Core Disrupts K12. The event started with a one hour networking session, with demonstrations by six up and coming startups. The main highlight of the evening, however, was the debate and insights provided by the…