Innovation News from Around the Web
- Chair that students from Edison Award Winner Blue Valley CAPS helped create for kids with autism may be headed to market
The Sensory Lounger/Chair, developed by Edison Award winner Blue Valley CAPS, meets the sensory needs of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) by providing deep pressure to sooth and calm the user. This summer, the newly formed Sensory Chair Co. will begin the process of bringing the chairs to market. MORE
- A Snappy New Look: Improving the Patient Experience
Edison Awards Program Manager wears The Henry Ford Hospital’s Model G Patient Gown during labor and delivery. Creating solutions to what “bugs” people is a key to innovation success as highlighted in this story.
- The new, tech-savvier mamaRoo infant seat from Edison Awards winner 4moms
From the Edison Award winning company 4moms comes the new upgraded version of the mamaRoo. The new upgraded version features motion settings such as “car ride,” “gentle wave,” and “tree swing.” It can also be controlled with a smart device from another room so the motions can be re-set without ...
- Edison Award nominee Y:Cube Housing is making home ownership attainable for nearly any budget
Designed by award winning achitects Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, Edison Award nominee Y:Cube housing delivers a unique solution to young people looking to gain affordable housing in the expensive London market. The Y:Cube is a pre-constructed modular system designed for single occupancy and can be stacked on top or or next ...
- The PianoArc: An “Edison Story”
By Mindy Manes
Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett???
“Collective Transformation” was my first thought as I listened to NPR’s feature about the two singers’ unlikely alliance that generated their newly-released (and wonderful) Cheek-to-Cheek album. You may recall that my last blog was about Collective Transformation—the innovative alchemy that occurs when two “unlikely ...