Tag Archives: software

Computer Showcase Faculty & Staff Appreciation Day

All U-M faculty and staff are invited to the annual Faculty & Staff Appreciation Day at Computer Showcase on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. This special sale features the year’s best discounts on select Apple products and much more. Qualifying products will include the new iPad, iPad Pro, MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, Mac Pro, Beats by Dr. Dre and… Read More »

Try these alternatives to Adobe apps

Does your unit use Adobe apps? Whether you need to design and publish print material like catalogs and magazines or produce digital graphics and videos, there is a growing need for software that supports creative asset development at U-M. Historically, industry-standard applications like Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign were bundled with Adobe Creative Suite and available to license… Read More »

Software changes business accounting

By | March 10, 2017

A good accountant is hard to find. Some companies are avoiding the search by replacing human bean counters with computer software. The increasing use of software is also changing how students and schools are approaching accounting education, according to Cathy Shakespeare, faculty director for the masters of accounting program at U-M. She said basic bookkeeping skills are becoming… Read More »

Power to the pixel

By | February 20, 2017

Thirty years ago, the digital technology we rely on today wasn’t just unavailable; it was inconceivable. And yet at Michigan Engineering, a young PhD student named Thomas Knoll was quietly creating a piece of software that endures today as one of the world’s most popular applications. It would turn countless industries on their heads: marketing, advertising, publishing and… Read More »

Beyond VR

By | January 16, 2017

Neurable, a U-M startup that developed brain-computer interface technology based on breakthrough neuroscience, has raised $2 million in seed funding to bring its software platform to market. The technology enables real-time control of software and connected devices using only the power of the user’s brain. Neurable has roots at U-M’s Direct Brain Interface Laboratory, where Ramses Alcaide, co-founder and CEO… Read More »