Arizona Technology and Innovation
May 17, 2011
Arizona Technology and Innovation is an ongoing series of specials and companion Web site, at www.azpbs.org/technology, showcasing the people, ideas, businesses and technologies that are shaping Arizona's future. What discoveries are being made today that will impact lives for generations? The latest edition of Arizona Technology and Innovation airs Wednesday, May 17, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. on Eight.
Featured stories include:
EV Mobile Charging, a Phoenix-based company, is offering a service to rescue stranded drivers of electric vehicles. Eric Edberg, one of the co-founders of the company, talks about his new business.
Several Arizona high school students were recently given the Future Innovators award during the Governor's Celebration of Innovation. Learn about the teens' research.
A Phoenix firm has invented a new tool for law enforcement to stop people fleeing in vehicles. The Safe Quick Undercarriage Immobilization Device, or SQUID, is a self-propelled device that police can use to stop a car by entangling its moving parts underneath the vehicle. Martin Martinez, president of Engineering Science Analysis Corporation, will talk about his company's invention.
The companion Web site — www.azpbs.org/technology — includes a complete archive of video with all current and previous stories. Visitors are invited to submit their topic ideas.