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Purdue-based startup develops Internet of Things software to reduce operational costs, increase security of sensors

October 21, 2014 — WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Officials of a software startup based on Purdue University innovations say their company could reduce the operational cost and increase the reliability and security of the software that drives sensors.Vinai Sundaram, co-founder and CEO of SensorHound LLC, said sensors gather data from an environment and share it electronically. These sensors form the foundational element of the Internet of Things (IoT) and could be used in the future to control power grids and other large systems. Read More

SpeechVive expands availability of device to help people with Parkinson's disease communicate better

October 15, 2014 — WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. and LAFAYETTE, Ind. — SpeechVive Inc., a company commercializing a Purdue University innovation that helps people with Parkinson's disease to speak more loudly and communicate more effectively, has expanded the availability of its product, which is currently available in nearly 15 locations across the United States.Four years of clinical data show that the device, called SpeechVive, is effective in helping 90 percent of users to communicate more effectively. Read More