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Michigan-related Mobile Information


Why Its Important to Grow Mobile in Michigan

According to the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, every job created in Michigan's Mobile Technology industry creates 3.9 non-mobile-industry jobs in the state.
Innovation, according to Bruce Katz, VP of the Brookings Institution, has always driven economic progress. And the world today is “on the cusp of a tech revolution — self-driving vehicles, smart homes, remote health care.” And the U.S. is in danger of lagging — we’re now No. 45 on the global list of bachelor’s degrees granted in science and engineering.

Michigan's Technology Profile

According to Dice.com:  Detroit has led the nation with the fastest growth in technology job offerings since February 2011 - at 101%.
According to Forbes:  Detroit boasts one of the nation's largest concentations of tech workers, nearly 50% above the national average. Additionally, in the past 2 years (2010 - 2011) the region has experienced a solid 7.7% increase in technology jobs, the 2nd highest rate of any metro area in the country.


Michigan Jobs Insight


Why GE Chose Michigan for its' Global Technology Center


Made in Detroit 


Venture Capitalist Changes Tune on Michigan


Mobile in Michigan

Interested to know how companies in Michigan are using Mobile Technology? 

Follow the links below to learn how Michigan companies are putting mobile/wireless technologies to work, and to learn more about the role that Michigan in playing in this fast-growing field.       

New proposed laws, collaborations pave way for driverless future

US Army will  use Michigan highway to test driverless truck convoys starting Summer 2016

Detroit-based Inventive Lands $500K Grant to Test Mobile Power Generation Technology

MTAM, ITS JPO to create Connected Vehicle Virtual Trade Show

Cities of Detroit and Port Huron among 78 who have submitted applications for US Smart Cities Challenge

U-M professor's micro-sensor a game changer

Michigan healthcare training company releases mobile app

MTAM member, Mobile Comply, partners with GlobalBusinessProfessor.com to offer online Connected Vehicle courses for the auto industry worldwide

What Grand Rapids will look like with driverless cars

Michigan included in states deploying sensors to find parking spots for tired truckers

Startup by MI Tech grads helps national firms find interns

Connected Technologies: enabling the intersections of smart cities

Domino's maintains spot as mobile-ordering innovator with Amazon Echo integration

Elaina Farnsworth, CEO of MTAM members, Mobile Comply speaks at the Automotive Press Assn event on cyber security

MTAM member, PIXO Group, has a mobile app showcased in Super Bowl 50

New app developed in Detroit determines authenticity, origin of images

GM creates new team dedicated to autonomous vehicles

Oakland County Airport's Pentastar Aviation Offers Use of Internet on Gulfstream and Hawker Aircraft

Big data a big deal for Michigan colleges, students due to IoT demands

Plan takes shape to transform Willow Run plant site for driverless car testing

MTAM adds new organizations; mobile/wireless community expands

Maven, GM's car-sharing scheme, is really about a driverless future

GM, Lyft bringing self-driving cabs to Austin

The American Center for Mobility - Driving the Future of Transportation

State looking to re-develop former Willow Run plant into testing site for autonomous vehicles

Planned connected vehicle facility at Willow Run years in the making

Michigan pushes connected-car test track for Willow Run

GM bundles, expands ride-sharing efforts under new Maven brand

Appliance Maker Partners with IBM

Sterling Heights' Key Safety Systems Invests in Wearable Device Company

$80M Autonomous Vehicle Test Site Planned for Willow Run Airport

MTAM member, NewFoundry, was recently a guest on the AnnArborSPARK podcast

Ford Motor Co. & Henry Ford Health System Bringing Healthcare to the Car

North American International Auto show announces technology partnership with IBM

General Motors salvages ride-hailing company Sidecar for parts

Ford wearables lab may one day alert vehicle when drivers are becoming sleepy

Michigan drivers can now show proof of insurance on mobile devices

Video: Ford is testing autonomous cars in the snow

GM will not use over-the-air updates for safety-critical systems

Ford combines driver health monitoring and ADAS

Revitalized US auto industry focuses on technology at Detroit Auto Show

Ford offers FordPass app for better customer experience

Siemens showcases future of Smart Cities with Ann Arbor partnership

Michigan-based DishUp app fits the picture for foodies

GM develops enhanced mapping technology to support autonomous vehicles

The R&D Tax Credit now permanent; a benefit to businesses

Bosch sensors will help cars park themselves at 'smart' garages

The Future of Mobile Michigan

Detroit pushing for a position in the Silicon Valley's self-driving race

Connecting the Connected Car Ecosystem

Ford announces 2nd Techstars Mobility program in Detroit

MTAM member, jacAPPS introduces Android Auto integration as part of "App Everywhere™" Mobile Strategy

GM names Mary Barra Chairman of Board

GM invests $500 million in Lyft to bolster alliance against Uber