Innovation

Local event aims to spark innovation and change

Oct 15, 2013
Ashley Hirtzel / WBFO News

The third annual TEDxBuffalo conference attracted more than 350 people this year. The event is modeled on the global Technology, Entertainment, Design conference format, but focused on issues relevant to Buffalo.

Uniland Development Company

A western New York development company unveiled its plans to build a new innovative office space in downtown Buffalo when completed the structure is expected to compare to Google and Yahoo’s office buildings.

Event showcases student innovation and creativity

May 6, 2013

More than 100 kids showcased their ideas at the 11th annual Western New York Invention Convention Sunday. The event took place at Medaille College in Buffalo. It was created to promote creative thinking and encourage scientific problem solving.

Ashley Hassett / WBFO

Every year in the United States forklift-related accidents kill around 85 people and injure nearly 20,000 more, those numbers have created demand for better training techniques, including a new 3D simulator developed in upstate New York.

New window coating aims to shield sun's rays

Mar 26, 2013
Ashley Hassett / WBFO

It’s a creation expected to reduce the cost of heating and cooling for homes and businesses.  It took five years for University at Buffalo Professor Sarbajit Banerjee and his students to invent a window film that repels heat from the sun.

Local school brings 3D technology to the classroom

Mar 7, 2013
Provided by Holy Angels Academy

A Buffalo private school is taking innovation to the next level and bringing new technology into the classroom. Holy Angels Prep has incorporated 3D television into their curriculum this year.