Guardvant's technology monitors driver awareness, detecting if they fall asleep at the wheel of a large truck such as this one at Codelco's Andine Mine. An alarm would be sounded to awaken them.
Guardvant's proximity awareness system features a cockpit camera display and uses radar and GPS to pinpoint hazards.
Falling asleep at work is never a good thing.
Even as deep defense budget cuts loom, Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems is poised to start a new production line for precision-guided artillery shells.
U.S. Army gunners shoot an Excalibur round from a M-777 howitzer in January at Forward Operating Base Frontenac near Kandahar, Afghanistan. Raytheon Missile Systems is readying a production line for the Excalibur Ib.
Dr. Evan Unger and his four-year-old Tucson company, NuvOx Pharma, are planning clinical trials of an injectable drug to make tumors more susceptible to radiation treatment.
Nearly two decades ago, University of Arizona radiologist Dr. Evan Unger recognized that an ultrasound imaging contrast agent he pioneered held promise as a way to deliver drugs or therapies to specific areas.
Artist's rendering shows the next-generation concentrating photovoltaic system under development by Tucson-based REhnu Inc.
The slimmer, lighter cooling system reduces shading on mirrors of the next-generation concentrating photovoltaic system.
With a major shakeout still ongoing in the solar-energy industry, new sun-harvesting technologies are dying on the vine - perhaps deservedly so, in some cases.
William Masson, right, and David McClain listen to a piece of music composed by McClain, a scientist, musician and co-founder of Acudora. The two are working to market technology and software that digitally improves sound clarity on mobile phones.
Former Raytheon scientist David McClain, who is also a musician, has developed a technology to improve sound clarity on mobile phones. He started a company, Acudora.
When David McClain lost part of his hearing to an illness in 2000, he wasn't about to let it silence his music.
If Larry Mehren's vision becomes a reality, Tucson could be home to a technology that could revolutionize the treatment of bacterial infections.
Bruce Seligmann, who founded HTG Molecular Diagnostics 15 years ago, was back in the lab on Thursday, where he's working on the company's next generation diagnostic platform and other new projects, including a new research arrangement with the UA College of Pharmacy.
You'll no longer find Bruce Seligmann's mustachioed mug among the directors listed on the website of the company he founded some 15 years ago.
Micah Pross, left, Theo Kipnis and Charles King worked on a game application during Saturday's Startup Tucson Hackathon. About 35 programmers competed to complete a software project from start to finish in 24 hours.
Over the weekend, about 35 programmers and assorted computer nerds got together in Tucson to compete for bragging rights and prizes in the Old Pueblo's first "hackathon."