Tech Tidbits From Around New Hampshire

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David Chestnut, a junior at West High School in Manchester, has become the first Aspire Intern at the SEE Science Center, Manchester, as a result of a new partnership with Bedford-based Sunrise Labs Inc. The Aspire Internship, designed for a student of color who is interested in pursuing a career in science or education. Through the course of his internship Chestnut, will work with SEE staff to assist with the development of a new program.

Burlington, Mass.-based fintech firm ZSuite Technologies, is partnering with five Northeast banks – including Laconia-based Bank of New Hampshire – in developing ZEscrow, a responsive web app for digital commercial escrow and sub-accounting. ZSuite said the app is aimed at easing conventional escrow and subaccounting processes, which it says are manual and resource-intensive. Besides Bank of New Hampshire ZSuite is working with Haven Savings Bank of Connecticut, Kearny Bank of New Jersey and , Leader Bank and Patriot Bank of Massachusetts.

The Community College System of New Hampshire has begun issuing digital professional badges for student completion statewide. The badges are portable records of completion and indicators that are rendered as digital icons and can be included in resumes and other displays of achievement. CCSNH anticipates that more than 800 credentials will be given to students who completed programs through the colleges’ Business and Training Centers as part of the first phase. The badges will embed details of learning achievement, such as a full listing of competencies each badge represents.

Portsmouth-based Senet Inc., a provider of cloud-based software and services platforms that enable connectivity and network build-outs related to the Internet of Things, has announced a new partnership with Lorax Systems Inc., a safety and environmental solutions company, to improve the ability for utility companies to monitor and prevent potentially hazardous natural gas incidents. Through the collaboration, the companies have certified Lorax’s meter and service shut-off valves on Senet’s LoRaWAN network which gives utilities 24/7 monitoring with automatic and remote gas shut-off capabilities when hazardous conditions have been detected at any location using Senet’s Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) connectivity, Senet said.

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration has issued cybersecurity guidance for employee retirement plans. The guidance, developed by the ERISA Advisory Council features best practices for plan sponsors and fiduciaries to maintain cybersecurity.

Newton, NH-based Hey DAN, a voice-to-CRM solutions provider, has acquired Fugent, a Columbus, Ohio-based sales engagement management platform. The acquisition strengthens Hey DAN’s suite of sales enablement services, the company said.

Claremont-based IT firm Red River has been selected as a 2021 U,S, Best Managed Company by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal. The program recognizes outstanding U.S. private companies and the achievements of their management teams.

Two New Hampshire companies are among 14 suppliers recently honored by BAE Systems’ Electronic Systems during fourth annual Partner 2 Win Supplier Symposium ceremony. The 14 firms were being recognized for best-in-class performance for achieving on-time delivery and quality standards in 2020.

New Hampshire companies honored were Linear & Metric Co., Londonderry, a supplier of machined parts and mechanical assemblies, and G5 Infrared LLC, Hudson, a supplier of infrared applications.

Also honored were: Little Enterprises, Ipswich, Mass.; Analog Devices, Wilmington, Mass.; TTI Inc., Fort Worth, Texas; Gar Electroforming, Danbury, Conn.; Kineco Kaman Composites India Pvt, Ltd., Goa, India; Holaday Circuits, Minnetonka, Minn.; S&K Electronics, Ronan, Mont.; DesignWerkes, Amesbury, Mass.; PeakMetrics, Los Angeles, Calif.; Harmonic Drive, Limburg, Germany; Sodexo Operations, Gaithersburg, Md.; and Spring Solutions, Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland.

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