Innovation

'Roboglasses' for the Blind Get Boost From Grant

'Roboglasses' for the Blind Get Boost From Grant
Fauxsee Innovations Founder, President and CEO Brandon Foshee with his guide dog, Shakespeare.

Fauxsee Innovations of Magnolia has landed a one-year, $226,000 grant from the National Eye Institute to continue developing its first product, Roboglasses.
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Tesla Aims to Electrify Big Rigs; Wal-Mart, J.B. Hunt Want In

After more than a decade of making cars and SUVs — and, more recently, solar panels — Tesla Inc. wants to electrify a new type of vehicle: big trucks.
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First Orion to Move Headquarters to North Little Rock

First Orion of Little Rock says it will move into a new, six-story office building on Main Street in the Argenta Historic District of North Little Rock.
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