Predicting the path and intensity of a hurricane is a complex science that employs not just satellite imagery, but also state-of-the-art drones that can dive, sail and fly straight into the heart of the most powerful storms (Wall Street Journal). St. Petersburg plays a role in this important work as a regional base for Saildrone at the Maritime and Defense Technology Hub.
Click here to watch a video by the Wall Street Journal: The High-Tech Drones Tracking the World's Most Dangerous Storms. You'll also see the Hub at one point in the background!
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For entrepreneurs, this network of support organizations can be challenging to navigate. The hope is that this map helps direct entrepreneurs to the best possible resources.
Blue Ring Imaging will now operate under the VideoRay umbrella and utilize in the Innovation District as an applied research and testing location.
The Maritime and Defense Technology Hub continues welcome new technology companies to our community. The latest is Tocaro Blue.