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MATRIC Presents at Esri International User Conference

MATRIC’s Vic Baker recently presented at the Esri International User Conference in San Diego, Calif., a premier four-day geographic information systems (GIS) event attended by more than 16,000 people representing 138 countries. Baker gave three presentations during the conference which included an ESRI Lightning Talk, a Department of Energy (DOE) GIS User Group meeting presentation, [...]

MATRIC Presents at International Software Conference

MATRIC’s Aaron Barkhurst co-presented with the Department of Energy (DoE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) at the Esri International User Conference in San Diego, Calif., in July. The topic of the discussion: “Geocube”, a configurable web-mapping application that offers users the ability to integrate a wide range of spatial data and geographic information system (GIS) [...]

MATRIC Supports the Development of the NETL’s Energy Data eXchange (EDX)

Energy Data eXchange (EDX) is the National Energy Technology Laboratory’s (NETL) online system for accessing reliable information and data relevant to fossil energy research within NETL portfolios. MATRIC joined the EDX team in October 2012 as the primary developer and implemented a customized solution utilizing the CKAN open-source data portal platform. The initial CKAN-based EDX [...]

AI Patient Platform Released by MATRIC Affiliate

Several medical schools are now offering students the opportunity to refine listening and rapport-building skills with patients using an interactive training tool developed by IntelligentSimulations, an affiliated company of MATRIC | Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center. The AI Patient Platform allows a student to ask questions and receive responses from a virtually simulated patient. [...]

IntelligentSimulations Awarded Highly Competitive Grant

IntelligentSimulations has received support from the National Science Foundation to further develop “AI Patient,” through a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research grant of $456,657. The simulation program is intended to help medical students refine listening and rapport-building skills, by interacting one-on-one with a “virtual” patient. A student asks questions and responses from the virtual [...]

Disaster Response Planning: MATRIC and Prime Partner Azimuth Inc. Deliver Value

In a post 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina world, as federal and state governments expand their focus on emergency preparedness, the Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center's (MATRIC) advanced systems technologies division has helped develop a tool to aide such efforts. The  Modeling & Simulation (M&S) Consequence Management System can assist with attack and disaster preparation, [...]

Expert to Discuss the Industry of Nanotechnology

On Wednesday, Oct. 12, Dr. Craig Friedrich will trace the history of nanotechnology, its techniques and applications, along with the potential for industrial growth through nanoscale advances and innovations in science. Friedrich is professor of mechanical engineering at Michigan Technological University. Nanotechnology processes are characterized by the manipulation of matter on extremely small atomic and [...]

MATRIC Wows ESRI Technical Staff At Annual Users Conference

While most of us are familiar with the most common Geographic Information Systems (GIS) application “Google Earth”, few of us realize the impact that targeted GIS applications can have on everyday events.  Fewer still are aware that some software companies specialize in applications dedicated to the manipulation of GIS data for decision-making purposes. One such [...]