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Jul 24, 2014, 12:00 ET

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Awards SRI International Contract to Study New Therapies for HIV and AIDS

SRI International has been awarded a new $49 million, seven-year contract with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID),...

Jun 26, 2014, 09:30 ET
Kasisto virtual personal assistant for the enterprise lets consumers easily and quickly access information and perform tasks using voice or text on their smart devices. (PRNewsFoto/SRI International)

SRI International Launches New Venture Kasisto to Bring Next-Generation Virtual Personal Assistant Technology to the Enterprise

 SRI International today announced the launch of Kasisto, its latest spin-off venture. Using state-of-the-art artificial intelligence...

Jun 24, 2014, 16:23 ET

William Jeffrey Joins SRI International as President and CEO

SRI International today announced that William Jeffrey, Ph.D., President and CEO of HRL Laboratories, will become SRI's President and CEO effective...

Jun 03, 2014, 13:33 ET

New Research from SRI International Offers Insights into Blended Learning Models

 Blended learning models— the combination of teacher-led and online instruction— may improve education by enhancing personalized...

May 30, 2014, 14:03 ET

SRI International Spin-Off Desti Acquired by HERE, a Nokia Company

SRI International today announced the acquisition of Desti, an SRI spin-off venture, by HERE, a Nokia Company, for an undisclosed amount....

May 14, 2014, 09:00 ET
Mark Clifton, vice president, Products and Services Division at SRI International (left) with Thani Alzaffin, director general and board member of emaratech. (PRNewsFoto/SRI International)

emaratech and SRI to Expand Use of Biometrics in the United Arab Emirates, Jordan and Oman

 SRI International has entered into an exclusive reseller agreement with emaratech, the leading information technology solutions provider and...

May 07, 2014, 07:00 ET
EEG/EMG lines show progression from wakefulness into cataplexy --  when muscle tone suddenly disappears.   (PRNewsFoto/SRI International)

Sleep Researchers at SRI International Identify Promising New Treatment for Narcolepsy

Neuroscientists at SRI International have found that a form of baclofen, a drug used to treat muscle spasticity, works better at treating...

Apr 16, 2014, 11:41 ET

SRI International Announces PDCellX™ Xenograft Tumor Model Services to Accelerate Cancer Drug Research

 SRI International has announced the availability of its PDCellX™ xenograft tumor model services for testing the activity of potential...

Apr 03, 2014, 13:31 ET

SRI International to Host Xconomy Forum: Robo Madness 2014

SRI International will host Xconomy's annual technology forum, Robo Madness, on April 10, 2014, from 1 to 6:30 p.m. at SRI's headquarters in Menlo...

Mar 19, 2014, 12:44 ET

Spyglass Technologies Receives Exclusive License to Commercialize SRI International's Underwater Mass Spectrometer

SRI International and Spyglass Technologies, Inc. have entered into an exclusive licensing agreement to commercialize SRI's in situ membrane...

Mar 12, 2014, 12:50 ET

Arecibo Observatory Main Suspension Cable Repaired Following Earthquake

On January 13, 2014, the William E. Gordon radio telescope in Arecibo, Puerto Rico sustained damage following a 6.4 magnitude earthquake that was...

Feb 25, 2014, 13:46 ET

Biometric Identification System from SRI International Secures Access to E-Commerce Park Data Center in Curaçao

 SRI International Sarnoff's Iris on the Move® (IOM) N-Glance™ biometric system is now protecting access to E-Commerce Park...

Feb 24, 2014, 12:00 ET

SRI International and Educational Research Collaborators To Expand Innovative Digital Math Curriculum in Florida

 SRI International, together with its research collaborators, has been awarded a $12 million Investing in Innovation (i3) grant by the U.S....

Feb 18, 2014, 14:43 ET

SRI International Launches FASTcell™ Screening Services for Identification and Characterization of Rare Circulating Cancer Cells

SRI International today announced the availability of its FASTcell™ technology offered as a testing service for detecting and characterizing...

Jan 22, 2014, 15:46 ET

Curtis R. Carlson Announces Retirement as President and CEO of SRI International

SRI International President and CEO Curtis R. Carlson, 68, has informed SRI's Board of Directors of his plans to retire as President and CEO after...

Jan 15, 2014, 19:00 ET

SRI International Names Mariann Byerwalter Chairman of the Board and Welcomes Wendell Wierenga to Board of Directors

SRI International, a prestigious research and innovation center, has named Mariann Byerwalter as Chairman of SRI International's Board of...

Jan 15, 2014, 13:00 ET

SRI International Introduces a Flexible Biometric System for High-Throughput Security

SRI International Sarnoff offers a new solution for integrating biometric identification into existing security systems. The IOM PassPort SL...

Jan 06, 2014, 14:17 ET

SRI International Establishes Metabolite Standards Synthesis Center for National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

SRI International has received a $4.5 million contract from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, part of the National Institutes of...

Dec 17, 2013, 12:48 ET

SRI International Licenses EMERALD Network Intrusion Detection Patents to Fortinet

 SRI International and Fortinet® — a global leader in high-performance network security — announced today that they...

Dec 11, 2013, 13:20 ET

Underwater Mass Spectrometer from SRI International Successfully Integrates with Bluefin Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

 SRI International has successfully demonstrated unprecedented capabilities for conducting underwater chemical surveys with its in...