Vital Information was formed by Steve Smith in 1983 with friends Tim Landers, Dave Wilczewski, Dean Brown, and Mike Stern. Years later and after several personnel changes, Vital Information has become a formidable fusion juggernaut whose longevity surpasses the Zawinul Syndicate, Tribal Tech and even Weather Report.
The current all-star lineup of Tom Coster (keyboards), Vinny Valentino (guitar), Baron Browne (bass) and Steve Smith (drums) serve up a veritable banquet of sounds, from slamming funk and syncopated second line grooves to seriously swinging, uptempo B-3 burners, South Indian Carnatic inspired jams and sizzling fuzoid romps. Vital Information continues to hone its "U.S. music" direction while staking out some adventurous new territory.
"Vital Information Measurement Device and Vital Information Measurement Method Employing Same" in Patent Application Approval Process
Aug 28, 2013; By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week -- A patent application by the inventors Yoshioka, Eriko (Ehime, JP);...
US Patent Issued to Konica Minolta Sensing on Nov. 8 for "Vital Information Measuring Device" (Japanese Inventors)
Nov 10, 2011; ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 10 -- United States Patent no. 8,055,320, issued on Nov. 8, was assigned to Konica Minolta Sensing Inc....