Creating More Buzz for BuzzFeed

Showcasing the Rich Capabilities of Native Mobile Apps The Challenge BuzzFeed is an app with more than 1.5 million downloads and popular with the coveted Millennials audience, who use it as a source of entertainment as well as news. It didn’t start out that way. “We went to their offices, and you have fifteen or…

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Helping McDonalds Improve Food Safety and Efficiency

Creating a Cloud-Based Infrastructure Platform and Temperature Probe Foodborne diseases are a significant public health concern, and helping to prevent them is key for food suppliers. Per the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), every year in the United States, 48 million people (1 in 6 Americans) get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die from…

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Craftsman Uses Data to Improve Their Products

Smart Lawn Equipment Gives Our Client an Edge Over Competitors Craftsman at Sears, a top seller of tools, lawn, and garden equipment, had two major challenges: low user ratings for the Craftsman Smart Lawn mobile app and limited usefulness from the app data it was collecting. “We have thousands downloading the app, but it only…

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Welcome to the Team | Sam Moss

Introducing a new member of the Lab651 team, Sam Moss! Sam is a software engineer with vast experience (and life experiences!). We’re excited to have him as part of the team and can’t wait for you to meet him. Get to know Sam: 1. What is your most used emoji? I don’t really use emojis,…

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Our Feature in Innovate Minnesota 2020

Innovations of the World features companies with innovation success stories. We’re fortunate to be recognized in their 2020 Innovate Minnesota edition. Our story features some of our most memorable and innovative designs such as: Connecting Craftsman lawnmowers to the cloud (to the internet of things (IoT)) for more insights and improved user experience. Giving people who…

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Android Engineer

✅ Open to Remote Work
✅ Full Time Position
✅ Contract-To-Hire

We are seeking a talented and experienced Android Engineer that is looking for a fast-paced development environment with a broad range of product development opportunities. The engineers need to be self-directed and able to transform customer concepts into products and solutions.

Send your resume and what Lab651 values you share the most and why to careers@lab651.com

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A New Way to Access the Gym

Anytime Fitness is improving their customer experience by implementing NFC technology to allow their members gym access with their phone.

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Unplugged – An event hosted by Twin Cities’ Podcasters

Twin Cities Startup Week Lab651 + Justin Grammens participated in a few 2020 Startup Week events, one of them being Twin Cities Podcast Hosts UNPLUGGED. This event’s focus was to share with other entrepreneurs and business leaders how to use podcasting as a sales and marketing tool. This was a part 1 (sales) & 2…

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Learning Particle Photon – With a Motion Sensor

Learning Particle Photon - Adding a Motion Sensor

This blog post has been written by our 2021 summer intern, Renna. Renna has been a great asset here at Lab651 and we are excited to provide Renna with opportunities to further pursue her passions. Be sure to read part 1. (SciTech Internship Program writeup on Renna.) ~~~~~~~~~ Part 2 – A Servo Motor +…

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Enabling IoT Into Wood Pellet Grills

We assisted Memphis Grills with connecting their wood pellet grills by adding useful and exciting new technology. The team at Lab651 designed a board to take data from the grill controller, send it via WiFi to the cloud to allow the customer to interact with their grill via a mobile app and Amazon Alexa skill…

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