In The News: Division of Research and Economic Development

Zero Uno
March 11, 2020

Nutanix , Caesars Entertainment and UNLV have announced the collaboration to enhance Black Fire Innovation a hub where new ideas for the gaming and hospitality sectors are tested and tested, with the aim of accelerating innovation in these areas.

Inkedin
February 21, 2020

Nutanix Software has partnered with Caesars Entertainment and UNLV to operate the Black Fire Innovation research and technology centre.

Yahoo!
February 19, 2020

Nutanix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in enterprise cloud computing, announced today that it has teamed up with Caesars Entertainment and UNLV to power "Black Fire Innovation," a hub where new gaming and hospitality concepts will be created and tested, to accelerate technology advancement in the gaming and entertainment industry.

Las Vegas Review Journal
February 8, 2020

Beginning in World War II and continuing through the Cold War, public-sector biomedical and technology research led to discoveries that produced unprecedented economic and job growth, reshaped the aerospace and pharmaceutical industries and led to new inventions such as computers and the internet.

Tech Transfer Central
February 4, 2020

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) has opened a four-story research center venue that will serve as an incubator for new ideas in gaming, entertainment, and integrated resort experiences.

Tech Transfer Central
February 4, 2020

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) has opened a four-story research center venue that will serve as an incubator for new ideas in gaming, entertainment, and integrated resort experiences.

Las Vegas Sun
February 4, 2020

Announced in April, Black Fire is a 43,000-square-foot academic incubator that will be located in UNLV’s Harry Reid Research & Technology Park. It features mock hotel rooms, a casino floor and a sports book. It will also feature an Intel presence that, according to Caesars vice president of business innovation and technology strategy John Celona, will “elevate” opportunities for students to learn about visual analytics, bleeding-edge computing capabilities and the internet of things.

KSNV-TV: News 3
February 4, 2020

There aren’t many places where you can find electronic gaming, slot machines, blackjack tables, esports and a sportsbook in one room -- not to mention a bar, restaurant, café and even realistic hotel rooms.

CalvinAyre.com
February 3, 2020

Before even starting to work on the thing that appeals to today’s youth, it’s important to understand what makes them difference.

Gaming Today
January 30, 2020

On a mild winter’s day in Las Vegas last Thursday, Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak, and former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid were joined by state officials and gaming industry executives to cut the ribbon on the first building to open as part of a unique partnership.

World Casino News
January 28, 2020

In the southern suburbs of Las Vegas and last week saw the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) open a four-story venue that is to serve as an incubator for new ideas in gaming, entertainment and integrated resort experiences.

Yogonet International
January 27, 2020

Black Fire Innovation, UNLV’s new incubator space for integrated resort technology at the Harry Reid Research & Technology Park., gathered dignitaries last Thursday for the official opening and ribbon-cutting of the debut building at the UNLV Harry Reid Research & Technology Park in Las Vegas.