ASTER Labs In Shoreview Is Developing IoT For The Elderly



By Richard Chin, St. Paul Pioneer Press

screen-shot-2017-01-09-at-2-16-37-pm“Here are a few gadgets we might see in the near future: A where-did-I-put-my-teeth smartphone app to locate dentures equipped with special antennas. A hands-free car wash for your teeth. A robotic toenail trimmer.

It sounds like fodder for late-night infomercials.  But research on these devices is being conducted by scientists in a Shoreview company [Aster Labs] who typically work on aerospace projects.”

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  • Frank Jaskulke

    If you are going to count federal research grants (like ASTER) then you should check out Federal Reporter. Allows you to search grants from all agencies. Minnesota gets a couple billion a year. Most goes to Mayo and the UofM but there are still 10’s of millions to private business.