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Local Tech Wire

A roundup of the latest high-tech and life science news from regional firms:

• PowerSecure says order backlog to top $115M

WAKE FOREST, N.C. – A surge in demand for its power supply products and services has created a backlog of demand that will “exceed $115 million” when it issues quarterly earnings on March 11, (Nasdaq: POWR) said Thursday.

New business is “over $50 million” this quarter. The revenue backlog last quarter was $90 million.

• Garmin picks Cary for its Triangle office

CARY, N.C. – Mobile navigation technology company will open its previously announced Triangle operation in Cary, according to The News & Observer.

Garmin plans to have 40 engineers onboard by April 1 when the 14,000 square foot operation opens at Duke Realty’s regency Forest II building, a company spokesperson told The N&O.

• TeleHealth expands deal with Nebraska health care provider

RALEIGH, N.C. – , a provider of health care-grade televisions and on-demand video services for patient education, is expanding its relationship with Nebraska-based Alegent Health.

Additional TeleHeath services are part of a major upgrade plan for five hospitals in the Omaha, Neb., area.

“From healthcare televisions to its TIGR interactive patient education systems, TeleHealth provides our patients and staff with on-demand access to condition-specific education at the bedside,” said Beth Gibbs, a spokesperson for Alegent.

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