Tag Archives: Phil Rutschman

Dancing Asian Citrus Psyllids

Intellectual Ventures Laboratory has conducted baseline tests of Asian Citrus Psyllid (ACP) on site at the USDA-ARS facility in Weslaco, TX. The goal of these tests was to validate the optical tracking, wing beat detection, and photonic exposure efficacy of Intellectual Venture’s Photonic Fence Technologies (PFT). Our initial work shows that it may be possible […]

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Inventive Fundraising

Some call it the season of giving, and we’re not about to say otherwise. There are plenty of people in the Seattle area who are struggling to get by and the Lab wanted to pitch in a little during the holidays. There is a great local nonprofit called Hopelink that has been doing exactly this […]

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Getting Ready for TED

You can image that preparing a TED talk is no small task. However, a demonstration as ambitious and technical as shooting mosquitoes with lasers proved to be quite a feat. Between enhancing and cleaning up the software, assembling and mounting all the components, and just making sure everything looked nice and polished, we had a […]

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