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EA Seal Star of the Month: Qualite Sports Lighting

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Snapshot: Quality Sports Lighting GameChanger™ is a high-performance lighting system designed for sports venues, with a revolutionary form factor and IoT connectivity at half the cost of competitive systems. Unlike its competitors, GameChanger™ is bar shaped with proprietary optics which makes it more efficient in its lighting patterns and run wireless from mobile devices. The … Continue reading EA Seal Star of the Month: Qualite Sports Lighting

What can the Edison Awards Seal accomplish?

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Nu Skin’s ageLOC Me is a smart device that combines Nu Skin’s most advanced anti-aging formulas for a personalized daily skin care regimen. The device stores, combines and dispenses the exact amount of customized skin care products through technology covered by multiple patents and an app-based assessment. At the 2017 Edison Awards, the company took … Continue reading What can the Edison Awards Seal accomplish?

5 Innovative Ways Companies are Using Ocean Plastic

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It has been estimated that more than 5 trillion pieces of individual plastic floating in the world’s oceans. From plastic flip-flops to grocery sacks, this pollution poses a serious threat for marine animals, which often get trapped in the plastic packaging and suffocate or mistake the plastic items for food and ingest the toxins. The plastic … Continue reading 5 Innovative Ways Companies are Using Ocean Plastic

Fuel Your Passion for Innovation

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Most everything you touch today has some relationship to Thomas Edison. Before Edison’s death, he held 2,332 patents worldwide with 1,093 of those held in the U.S. The patents are responsible for items that use electricity as well as the concrete that holds together commercial buildings. However, the most important thing Edison accomplished was becoming … Continue reading Fuel Your Passion for Innovation

Liberated Pixels Take Flight

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Do you recall the opening scene of the 2017 Superbowl when flying drones circled like stars over Lady Gaga’s head? If you missed the beginning go online and check out the video. Bill Mitchell and I termed these things “liberated pixels” back in 2008 at the MIT Media Lab. The concept is simple: imagine any point of light … Continue reading Liberated Pixels Take Flight

Edison Universe Celebrates Student Innovators

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Edison Universe is committed to inspiring educational institutions and supporting the business world. Motivated by Edison’s unique vision, unbridled optimism, and insatiable curiosity, Edison Universe is focused on nourishing the possibilities, opportunities and foundations of success to empower the imaginations and vision of tomorrow’s inventors and innovators. This past month Edison Universe sponsored a contest that … Continue reading Edison Universe Celebrates Student Innovators

A recap of the 2017 Edison Awards

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On April 20,  innovators from over 20 countries, participated in informative panel discussions, and watched an episode of Shark Tank (Edison style) play out live at the 2017 Edison Awards. Over 500  forward thinkers in the forefront of technology and innovation gathered together at The New York Academy of Science and the historic Capitale to … Continue reading A recap of the 2017 Edison Awards

Reframing Failure as Learning – Astro Teller

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Thomas Edison said, “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”  2017 Edison Awards Achievement Honoree, Astro Teller, holds the same positive look about failure that Edison had.   Astro Teller of X says, “When you set out to explore a brave, new, weird place that no one’s ever explored before, … Continue reading Reframing Failure as Learning – Astro Teller

Sera Prognostics and PreTRM®: Taking the Fight against Preterm Birth Globally

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“Emotionally, I think the PreTRM test was huge for me.  I needed to make sure I was doing everything in my power to help my baby.  Taking a simple blood test like this, and finding out you are at higher risk could give you the push to see a specialist, or even make a ‘plan … Continue reading Sera Prognostics and PreTRM®: Taking the Fight against Preterm Birth Globally

Mining on Mars: Caterpillar + NASA

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  Caterpillar’s journey in mining automation began, in part, with a mission to Mars. “Caterpillar works with NASA on several key initiatives,” said Eric Reiners, engineering manager. “Some of the things we’ve done with NASA have included early work on remote control and automated machine features to be put to use on other planetary surfaces … Continue reading Mining on Mars: Caterpillar + NASA

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