Digest #256
Future Motion, makers of OneWheel, is featured in two articles this week. The company has recently moved their headquarters into a new location on the westside of Santa Cruz, with room to grow.. The new space includes development labs, design, engineering, sales, and customer support. The other article, written from an outside-of-CA perspective, describes a project involving Future Motion, Cruzio, and Siklu.
Have you heard of Rivetz? I <heart> Jane? 
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Future Motion, maker of Onewheel, moves into new global headquarters and development center adding 60K square feet of room to grow. Read this article.
How Cruzio and Siklu were able to provide multi-gigabit mmWave solutions to help Future Motion expand without having to move out of Santa Cruz. Read this article.
With a need to produce 70% more food by 2050, several startups from Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology (WGCIT) are creating new products in line with some of the biggest tech trends across the globe. Read this article
Visionary tech pioneer, computer scientist, composer, visual artist, and acclaimed author Jaron Lanier speaks on "How the Internet Failed and How to Recreate It." Read the article.
"Tracking your way back is very important when you're blind," says a UCSC professor who is developing a backtracking app for the blind that uses an iPhone's inertial sensors. Read this article

Although not headquartered in Santa Cruz, Rivetz maintains a remote office at NextSpace. Ever heard of Dual Roots of Trust? Read this article (plus video).
PayStand releases the next gen of its SuiteApp integration, delivering all-in-one electronic payment functionality within NetSuite for companies of all sizes. Read this article.
The CEO of I Heart Jane talks about building an online marketplace that allows consumers to shop for cannabis with the same level of simplicity as shopping for everything else in the world. Read this article.  
Two different Hartnell College clubs -- Computer Science Club and the Robotics Club -- have joined forces to make one club: The Makers Society Club. Read this article
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