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Tech start-ups welcome in Haverhill

About 60 years ago, the world’s first commercial product that included a transistor was built by Western Electric in downtown Haverhill. Today, Bounce Imaging, which Popular Science cited as having one of the best inventions of 2013, is relying on a company in the city’s Ward Hill neighborhood to create a high-tech orb that signals danger before first responders make their move.

Lightspeed Manufacturing, a printed circuit developer with an international customer base, is working with Bounce Imaging to produce a working prototype of the device.

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