Press Clips from 2017

November 14, 2017

The Verge

Bose Sleepbuds can silence snores and barking dogs

Two years ago we discovered a rather remarkable set of smart earplugs from a company called Hush that could silence the noise around you as you slept. Then the company suddenly went quiet, and stopped returning our calls. Now we know why: Hush was acquired by Bose, which has resurrected the noise-masking buds with a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. Full Story

November 9, 2017


Bose Develops Prototype Sleepbuds After Buying San Diego Startup

Bose, the privately held maker of headphones, loudspeakers, and other electronics for audiophiles, has acquired Hush, a San Diego startup founded by three undergraduate engineering students to develop ?smart? noise-masking earbuds designed to help users sleep. Full Story

August 31, 2017

The San Diego Union Tribune

Local scientists invent formula for stretchable batteries

Chemical engineering researcher-turned-entrepreneur Lu Yin isn't the kind of arresting public speaker who can blow anyone away with his charisma or magnetism. That mattered little on Friday, when Yin, 22, pitched his battery tech company, Ocella, to a panel of judges in the semi-final portion of San Diego's Quick Pitch competition. Full Story

June 15, 2017


IGE Technology Accelerator in Xconomy

The new IGE Technology Accelerator is featured in this Xconomy story about UC San Diego initiatives to support the transfer of UC San Diego innovations to the marketplace and to society. Full Story