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Video: Kent Displays

Founded in 1993, Kent Displays has charged hard into Ohio's new economy as a world leader in the research, development and manufacture of no power LCDs for diverse applications like electronic skins, writing tablets, smartcards and eReaders. Find out how the company is blazing new trails by watching this video.

Video: Elektro the Robot

Technology has come a long way since the '30s, but in his day Elektro was the bees knees when it came to robots. Built by the Westinghouse Electric Corporation in its Mansfield facility between 1937 and 1938, Elektro performs here at the 1939 World's Fair.

Ohio's aerospace industry evolves into quiet giant

The Wright Brothers may have gotten things started, but over the last century thousands of players have quietly built an aerospace and aviation economy that may surprise you in its reach.

Q&A: Dayton Development Coalition's Colleen Ryan on Ohio's aerospace hub

In 2009, Dayton was named the state's Aerospace Hub, a designation designed to prompt additional investments in the region's -- and the state's -- aerospace industry. Colleen Ryan, the Dayton Development Coalition's VP of aerospace and defense, discusses the traits that have made the Dayton region a center of attention for flight, research and commercialization of new aviation and aerospace technologies.
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Instruments-Controls-Electronics Founders

Bob Schmidt of Orbital Research

Bob Schmidt of Orbital Research

City: Cleveland

Bob Schmidt is the founder of Orbital Research, whose core technologies are aerodynamic controls and microdevices for the aerospace, defense, transportation, medical, and wind turbine industries.

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