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Edison Awards

2014 Edison Award Winners

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innovation and innovators to create a positive impact in the world.


Being recognized with an Edison Award™ is one of the highest accolades a company can receive in the name of innovation and business success. The Edison Awards honor excellence in new product and service development, marketing, human-centered design and innovation. We congratulate all of our winners!

APPLIED TECHNOLOGY
Industrial Productivity
  • productphotoNanocomp Technologies Inc.

    Nanocomp Technologies' advanced manufacturing process is the world's first/only to produce at industrial scale both multi-millimeter (and so safe) long carbon nanotube fibers and industrially useful, commercially available all/mostly CNT macro-structures-sheets, tapes, wires/yarns and slurries.

  • productphotoWood-like Flexible Cement Foam by Allied Foam Tech Corp.

    The wood-like flexible cement foam can be as light as wood and can be nailed, cut and screwed like wood. It can be used where conventional brittle cement and concrete cannot be used. It may replace plastics and wood where economics, long term outdoor durability and flammability are needed.

  • productphotoTwo-Phase Liquid Immersion Cooling Technology enabled by 3M™ Novec™ Engineered Fluids by 3M Company

    3M developed an energy-efficient alternative to air-cooling data centers. This new approach to evaporative immersion cooling by fully immersing electronics in a revolutionary dielectric liquid coolant enables reduction in energy consumption for cooling in data centers by up to 95% while allowing transformational advances in dense packaging and resource usage.

  • productphotoGT10 Tow Tractor AGV by Seegrid®

    Seegrid's GT10 tow tractor utilizes a proprietary software-visual solution that converts standard manned industrial vehicles into unmanned, vision-guided flexible AGVs (automated guided vehicles) navigating without lasers, wire guides, or magnetic tape. Using this visual solution, Seegrid vehicles see the environment, map it in a virtual grid, and guide the vehicle.

Protective Systems
  • productphotoRiddell® InSite Impact Response System™ by Riddell and Simbex

    The Riddell® InSite Impact Response System™ is a new integrated technology specifically designed to monitor and record significant head impacts sustained during football activity. Riddell developed InSite based on its Head Impact Telemetry System (HITS) and Sideline Response System (SRS), technology that has analyzed nearly 2 million impacts since 2003.

  • productphotoSG Football Helmet by SG Helmets

    Redefining the role of the football helmet, the SG Helmet was designed to do more than prevent skull fractures. The SG Helmet addresses rotational injuries with a weight of only 2.6lbs. The reduced weight minimizes rotational accelerations while a revolutionary carbon-Kevlar shell and expanded polypropylene foam liner absorb impacts.

  • productphotoRawlings® NRG Tachyon™ by Rawlings Sporting Goods Co.

    The Rawlings® NRG Tachyon™ helmet was designed for players looking for an edge out of their equipment. Featuring a traditional offset with an innovative lightweight design, it allows padding to conform to the inside of the helmet while providing the player with comfort/performance for different types of impact.

Research & Business Optimization
  • productphotoAT&T Nanocubes by AT&T Inc.

    Developed by AT&T Labs, a nanocube is a powerful visualization technology that provides users with real-time interactivity of massive datasets. Nanocubes provide better tools for spatiotemporal data analysis, allowing users to look at the macro and micro view of a multi-billion point dataset - all from a computer's main memory.

  • productphotoSeaMicro SM15000™ by Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)

    AMD's SeaMicro SM15000 reimagines the data center server and brings unprecedented efficiency to help companies introduce new services faster and at lower cost. It delivers the highest computing density, reducing racks of servers to the size of a suitcase. The SM15000 reduces data center power consumption by up to 75%.

  • productphotoArchetype IQ System by Ipsos InnoQuest

    New Product Innovation Archetypes: By categorizing consumer packaged goods innovations into distinct segments, marketers are able to see beyond simple concept test scores and make decisions based on the role the innovation will play in their portfolio, how well the innovation aligns with brand strategy, and consumer perceptions impacting marketing.

Safety
  • productphotoHJ-30i© by Altapure® LLC

    Altapure's patented ultrasonic platform produces the dispersal of a dense cloud of sub-micron droplets of non-toxic antibacterial and sporacidal agents for multiple anti-microbial sanitation applications. Applications include large space disinfection, such as hospital patient or equipment storage areas, endoscope reprocessing, sterilization, and agricultural issues.

  • productphotoSCOTT® 24 Hour Sanitizing Spray by Kimberly-Clark Corporation

    SCOTT® 24 Hour Sanitizing Spray cleans, disinfects, deodorizes and sanitizes in one easy step meant to kill 99.9% of the most common bacteria even after multiple touches. It also disinfects against viruses, including Norovirus. This formula can be used to disinfect hard, non-porous, non-food contact surfaces and to sanitize most fabrics.

CONSUMER GOODS
Beauty
  • productphotoGLO Science Teeth Whitening System by GLO SCIENCE

    GLO Science introduces GLO Science Teeth Whitening System - brush on teeth for a whiter smile in one-minute a day, no strips needed, no sensitivity! The first-of-its-kind, GLO Science Teeth Whitening delivers professional quality, sensitivity-free gel formulation in a one-step, patented G-Vial brush tip applicator capsule. Featuring individual, hermetically sealed vials making it possible to whiten on-the-go.

  • productphotoAlgenist Advanced Anti-Aging Repairing Oil by Solazyme, Inc.

    Harnessing the power of microalgae, Solazyme has unlocked the fountain of youth in Algenist's Advanced Anti-Aging Repairing Oil. This unique addition to Solazyme's Algenist skincare line is the first product to feature sustainable, microalgae-derived oil and has been proven to significantly improve cell repair and regeneration, outperforming other anti-aging products.

  • productphototime in a bottle™ daily age-defying serum by Philosophy

    A new daily treatment - time in a bottle - a serum like no other. For the first time, we pair an exclusive skin dna renewing complex with a high potency vit. C8 activator. The power of these ingredients is fully realized only when you activate at first use.

Food & Beverage Preparation
  • productphotoCoravin™ 1000 Wine Access System by Coravin Inc.

    Coravin is a transformational technology that is changing the way wine is served, sold and enjoyed. Coravin uses proprietary technology to access and pour wine from a bottle without pulling the cork. Wine enthusiasts, restaurants, wine stores and wineries can pour and enjoy wines without committing to the whole bottle.

  • productphotoSource Home Soda Maker by Soda Stream®

    Soda Stream Source is an iconic, elegantly-designed home soda maker that combines beauty and functionality. Designed by world-renowned designer Yves Béhar, the Source effortlessly carbonates water, effectively reducing the consumer and environmental impact of packaged soft drinks.

  • productphotoThe Ball® FreshTECH Automatic Home Canning System by Jarden Home Brands

    The Ball®FreshTECH Automatic Home Canning System is a first-of-its-kind appliance from Jarden Home Brands that makes it easier than ever for new preservers to savor seasonal foods year-round. The appliance works automatically with the push of a button, taking all the guesswork out of canning, ensuring perfectly preserved foods.

Home Improvement
  • productphotoPaint Handy by Paint Handy LLC

    Paint Handy features a unique liner that holds up to one pint of latex paint without dripping or spilling. Paint releases by brush or roller contact. Liner can be cleaned for re-use or stored to preserve paint. Adjustable strap fits any size hand, plus reverses to safely climb a ladder.

  • productphotoHarmony® Interior Acrylic Latex Paint by The Sherwin-Williams Company

    In a zero-VOC formula, enhanced Harmony Paint contains truly innovative technologies that help reduce ambient odors and reduce airborne volatile organic compounds (VOCs) up to 45%, improving indoor air quality.

  • productphotoPro Grade™ Popcorn Ceiling Texture by Homax®

    The Homax Pro Grade Popcorn Ceiling Texture shortens the task of ceiling repair and provides four times the coverage than traditional aerosols, making this a breakthrough product. The texture also provides an invisible repair, making fix-up locations undetectable.

Lifestyle
  • productphoto4moms rockaRoo™ Infant Seat by 4moms

    Why swing when you can rock?™ The 4moms rockaRoo flips the traditional swing on its head. Literally. It rocks like a rocking horse, which maximizes the sensation of motion for your baby. It features five speeds, an MP3 hook-up and removable toy balls.

  • productphotoSea-Doo Spark watercraft by Bombardier Recreational Products - BRP Inc.

    The Sea-Doo Spark is a paradigm shifting product as the most accessible watercraft on the market. Costing close to 40% less than competitors' offerings, the Spark is also compact, designed with an all-new Exoskel architecture consisting of a lightweight, durable, 100% recyclable Polytec material. SPARK; Clean, Affordable, Fun, and Easy.

  • productphotoPetmate® Travel See & Extend Carrier

    Developed from experience traveling thousands of miles with pets, Petmate's See & Extend Carrier is a breakthrough two-in-one travel and sleep retreat for small pets, providing safety and comfort on the go. Features a side pop-out giving dogs and cats room to stretch, and mesh "windows" for ventilation and visibility.

Personal Care
  • productphotoBraun °Cooltec by Braun

    °CoolTec was engineered with a breakthrough aluminum cooling bar that continuously removes heat from the shaver head, leaving skin refreshed and incredibly smooth. The shaver's design elements ensure a noticeable reduction in the signs of dry shaving irritation including burning, itching, redness, skin tension and warmth.

  • productphotoPoo~Pourri® Before-You-Go® Toilet Spray by Poo~Pourri

    With Poo~Pourri Before-You-Go Toilet Spray, bathroom odors are a thing of the stinkin' past! Unlike chemical aerosols that mix with odors in the air, Poo~Pourri stops stink before it starts. Poo~Pourri works by creating a barrier of natural essential oils on the water's surface, trapping odors in their porcelain prison.

  • productphotoButterfly® Body Liners by Butterfly Health

    Butterfly is a totally new personal hygiene product which provides secure protection from Accidental Bowel Leakage, a surprisingly common condition affecting 15 million US women. Butterfly 'Body Liners' adhere comfortably and discreetly in the buttocks, providing a new kind of confident protection that truly makes a difference in women's lives.

  • productphotoHuggies® Gender Specific Diapers by Kimberly-Clark Corporation

    Huggies diapers for boys and girls. Understanding that little boys and girls are different, Huggies designed tailored diapers to boys and girls anatomical needs for superior performance. Knowing how emotional little people's world is Huggies also incorporated the fun element in designing its new diapers with Mickey and Minnie characters.

Smart Systems
  • productphotoLIFX Light Bulb by LIFX

    Introducing the world's smartest light bulb. LIFX created a Wi-Fi enabled, multi-color, energy efficient LED light bulb that you can control with a smartphone. LIFX gives you a completely one-of-a-kind experience with your lights, up to 16+ million color options at your fingertips.

  • productphotoPhilips hue by Philips

    Philips hue is revolutionizing home lighting by empowering users to control their LED lighting from their mobile device. With features such as dimming, colors, timers/wake-up light, geo-fencing and IFTTT integration with the internet for visual cues such as sport scores or the stock market, hue creates personalized lighting experiences.

  • productphotoMoxie® Showerhead + Wireless Speaker by Kohler

    Moxie lets you stream your favorite music, news or talk radio right in the shower. The showerhead holds a portable wireless speaker that pairs with Bluetooth®-enabled devices. While it plays your favorite sounds, this revolutionary showerhead generates a full-coverage, revitalizing spray of water for a unique sensory experience.

Sports & Recreation
  • productphotoOru Kayak by Oru Kayak Inc.

    The Oru Kayak is an elegant, robust, 12 foot boat that quickly folds up into a compact, portable case. The design utilizes principles of origami to create incredible structural strength from simple, lightweight materials. Oru Kayak Inc. is dedicated to unlocking the wonder of the great outdoors.

  • productphotoImpulse by Dynamic Athletics Research Institute

    The Impulse is a lightweight triaxial accelerometer that puts a full biomechanical laboratory at your fingertips. Unlike anything else on the market, the Impulse tracks specific events that occur during a movement and provides valuable, objective feedback on how efficiently the motion was executed.

  • productphoto94Fifty Smart Sensor Basketball by InfoMotion Sports Technologies Inc.

    The 94Fifty® Smart Sensor Basketball is a first-in class Bluetooth enabled product that measures and diagnoses both the frequency and quality of key skills critical to build confidence. Using a sophisticated set of motion sensors embedded inside the ball, it detects and analyzes forces exerted into it by the athlete.

Wearables
  • productphotoFitbit Force™ Wireless Activity & Sleep Wristband by Fitbit

    Force is the most advanced wireless activity & sleep tracking wristband on the market. It features an OLED display with real-time access to all-the-best activity stats including steps, distance, calories burned, active minutes and floors climbed. Force even measures sleep quality. Stats sync wirelessly to leading mobile devices and computers.

  • productphotoQualcomm® Toq™ smartwatch by Qualcomm Connected Experiences, Inc.

    With Qualcomm® Mirasol™ display technology, the Qualcomm® Toq™ smartwatch delivers greater visibility to what you need to know, when you need to know it. Visible even in bright light, so power efficient that you can go multiple days between charges, Toq delivers notifications from your Android smartphone to your wrist.

  • productphotoNike Studio Wrap by Nike, Inc.

    More than ever before, women are working out in their bare feet, which creates issues with protection, traction and hygiene. The Nike Studio Wrap shoe offers a first-of-its kind solution. Evolving from 30 prototypes, the three-part footwear system provides the innovation and inspiration athletes desire for every type of workout.

ELECTRONICS & COMPUTERS
Entertainment
  • productphotoOpen Ear Stereo Headphones by AfterShokz®

    AfterShokz headphones utilize patented bone conduction technology and a unique OpenFit™ design to deliver a completely unmatched open ear listening experience, making them the brand choice for those who prioritize safety, situational awareness and maximum long-term comfort in their headphones. Always be open, with AfterShokz.

  • productphotoRolomotion by Rolocule Games

    Rolomotion™ allows users to play mobile games using natural motion gestures on bigger screens like HDTV or Mac/PC without a need for dedicated motion gaming consoles. Rolomotion™ converts raw data from smartphones' multiple built-in sensors into precise natural gestures, and opens doors for broader designs and experiences in mobile entertainment.

  • productphotoLogitech Harmony® Ultimate by Logitech

    The Logitech Harmony® Ultimate is an advanced touch-screen universal remote that lets you control home entertainment devices and game consoles - through cabinets and walls - and Philips Hue lighting. With the included Harmony Smartphone App, anyone in the house can turn a smartphone into a personal universal remote.

Computing Solutions
  • productphotoLenovo Yoga Tablet by Lenovo

    Lenovo Yoga Tablet Powered with up to 18 hours of battery life, the Yoga Tablet is engineered like no other tablet in the market with its unique kickstand and cylindrical battery, allowing users to use the tablet in three modes (hold, stand, tilt).

  • productphotoMobileScan Pro® 500i by Ambir Technology®, Inc.

    The MobileScan Pro 500i provides a whole new way to scan when combined with the AmbirScan Mobile app. Developed for iOS & Android devices, AmbirScan Mobile connects your smart phone or tablet to the scanner's built-in WiFi network. That means instant transfer of scanned images to devices you use most.

  • productphotoHC1 Headset Computer by Motorola Solutions

    Motorola Solutions' HC1 headset computer is the first in a new class of Motorola hands-free wearable enterprise mobile computers built for harsh environments where complex information is needed and using laptops or handheld devices is impractical. Business-critical documents can be viewed with a voice command or tilt of the head.

ENERGY & SUSTAINABILITY
Commercial Resource Management
  • productphotoVantage Frac (Waterless Fracturing) by GASFRAC Energy Services Inc.

    GASFRAC's LPG fracturing service provides enhanched recovery of hydrocarbon reserves in an environmentally responsible manner. By using a fluid (LPG) natural to the resevoir we are able to improve recovery from the hydrocarbon reserve while eliminating the use of scarce water resources and providing a sustainable process.

  • productphotozNano Water Reuse System by zNano LLC

    The zNano water reuse system purifies up to 80% of wastewater from laundry applications to a quality equivalent to tap water for direct reuse. Reuse water is up to 20 degrees farenheit warmer and requires up to 50% less detergent than tap water.

  • productphotoFILMTEC™ ECO by Dow Water and Process Solutions

    Decades of reverse osmosis (RO) technology research led Dow Water & Process Solutions to create breakthrough polymer technology, FILMTEC™ ECO. Compared to leading purification membranes, the ECO membrane module filters 40% more salt from water while consuming 30% less energy than standard RO elements-reducing energy use and environmental impact.

  • productphotoXeros Cleaning System by Xeros

    With patented polymer bead technology Xeros is changing the way textiles are cleaned. The Xeros Cleaning System uses 70% less water, 50% less energy and approximately 50% less detergent, and delivers superior cleaning results compared to conventional washing as well as benefits in labor saving and cloth care.

Conservation & Utilization
  • productphotoLevi's® Water<Less™ Collection by Levi Strauss & Co.

    The Levi's® Water<Less™ platform significantly reduces water, resulting in great products with a lower environmental footprint. We've combined multiple wet cycle processes into one, removing water from traditional stonewashing and incorporating ozone processing into garment washing. What started with 400k units at launch has grown to 40+ million garments today

  • productphotoSunfolder™ by Sunfolding

    Sunfolding's modular, pneumatic solar collectors are made from the same materials and processes as ordinary water bottles yet outperform traditional steel and motor based systems, even in the extreme conditions of industrial solar plants. Sunfolding transforms the economics of sunlight collection and enables renewable energy that is cheaper than coal.

  • productphotoThe Silver Spring Networks Smart Street Lights Solution by Silver Spring Networks

    The Silver Spring Smart Streetlight Solution, leveraging Silver Spring Networks industry-leading IPv6 wireless networking platform, is helping cities achieve dramatic energy and operational savings today, while establishing an open Smart City network canopy that can be used for a vast array of additional applications in the future.

Sustainable Systems
  • productphotoVyykn by Vyykn

    Vyykn is building a global-network of computer controlled drinking water filtration systems that makes tap water more pure than bottled water. With a futuristic design, scientific grade sensors and multiple water types, Vyykn systems gain a superior level of trust over bottled water and is based on a subscription model.

  • productphotoNpulp® by YFYJupiter

    Npulp® is paper made from straw. The revolutionary process uses an enzyme to convert straw into pulp, eliminating the harsh chemicals used in traditional pulping methods. It also minimizes both water and energy consumption. Our Yangzhou, China Npulp mill is tracking towards a goal of net zero carbon emissions certification.

  • productphotoECOR® by Noble Environmental Technologies

    ECOR is a completely sustainable design material. It is a lightweight, strong and eco-friendly alternative to traditional materials like plywood, MDF, aluminum and plastic. It is 100% non-toxic, recycled, recyclable and USDA approved bio-based. It is ideal for applications ranging from relief housing to small consumer goods.

Industrial Design
Commercial & Industrial
  • productphotoAirocide Air Purifier by Airocide

    Airocide is a NASA developed filterless air-purification technology that eliminates airborne organic pathogens far below the smallest size any filter can touch. Instead of filtering, photocatalytic oxidation is used to destroy virtually all airborne organics including viruses and gases. The form factor was designed to emphasize Airocide's filterless technology.

  • productphotoKUBio™ by GE Healthcare

    KUBio - factory in a box. This new approach to biopharmaceutical manufacturing gives customers a fully functional, ready-to-run bioprocessing facility in 14-18 months, significantly shorter than constructing a traditional facility. Pre-designed to meet cGMP requirements, KUBio helps manufacturers respond to local healthcare needs and bring life-saving treatments to market quickly.

  • productphotoGrizzly Robotic Utility Vehicle by Clearpath Robotics

    Grizzly Robotic Utility Vehicle (RUV) is designed for rough, rugged, hazardous environments. With four 26 all-terrain tires, a solid steel chassis, and 48V at 400Ah of power, it is ideal for military, mining and agricultural applications. Grizzly is being used to minimize dull, dirty and dangerous jobs worldwide.

Computer & Entertainment
  • productphotoLogitech Case+ by Herbst Produkt

    Logitech Case+ is the first integrated ecosystem of modular products to enhance your mobile life. Through the use of a patented magnetic linkage the range of products are seamlessly swap-able to provide extended battery life, in-car suction mount, table stand, vertical surface mount and more.

  • productphotoLenovo IdeaCentre Horizon Table PC by Lenovo

    Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon Table PC "The World's 1st Table PC for the Home" is a media center, a gaming surface, and an entertainment hub, all-in-one device. With the ability for multiple people to interact with the screen simultaneously, Horizon offers a unique shared, collaborative experience for consumers in the home.

  • productphotoLogitech® G602 Wireless Gaming Mouse by Logitech

    The Logitech® G602 Wireless Gaming Mouse sets a new standard in wireless gaming. The mouse delivers 250 hours of non-stop battery life when in performance mode, delivering more than 8 times the battery life of similar products.

Kitchen, Bath & Wellness
  • productphotoCircolo by Nestlé NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto®

    The NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto® Circolo is a unique single-serve coffee machine with a sleek design with the power to whip up 17 different hot and cold beverages in mere seconds. Equipped with espresso technology, the Circolo features up to 15 bars of pressure, comparable to java shops.

  • productphotoDyson Airblade Tap by Dyson Inc.

    The Dyson Airblade Tap hand dryer washes and dries hands with no need to leave the sink. Infrared sensors pinpoint hand positions and release water from the tap stem.

  • productphotoSimilac SimplySmart™ by Abbott Laboratories & Nottingham Spirk

    Through Feedback from moms Nottingham Spirk developed the new Similac SimplySmart baby bottle with a first of a kind built in formula mixer and on-the-go formula cap. The bottle system was designed from the ground up with both baby and mom's needs in mind.

  • productphotoThe EveryDrop™ Water Filter by Whirlpool® Water by Whirlpool Corporation

    Whirlpool® Water proudly presents the revolutionary EveryDrop™ Water Filter. Its fast flow filtration technology and compact, contoured shape make it the perfect at-home and on-the-go water filter. The EveryDrop™ Water Filter will simplify your life and revolutionize where, when and how fast you enjoy freshly filtered, great-tasting water.

Security & Safety
  • productphotoCanary

    Canary is the first smart home security device for everyone - controlled entirely from your smartphone. Canary contains an HD video camera and multiple sensors that track everything from motion, temperature and air quality to vibration, sound, and activity to help keep you, your family and your home safe.

  • productphotoTrakdot™ by GlobaTrac LLC

    Track your belongings worldwide with the Trakdot. The palm-sized device can be placed in any checked bag and will alert the user by reporting city and airport location to any cellular telephone via text or e-mail. Trakdot promises to help travelers and airlines quickly resolve the problem of misdirected luggage.

  • productphotoBACtrack Mobile Breathalyzer by BACtrack

    The BACtrack Mobile Breathalyzer is the world's first smartphone breathalyzer that connects to devices wirelessly via Bluetooth. This revolutionary product quickly estimates blood alcohol content (BAC) using a highly accurate professional-grade sensor. In addition, users can save and track results, and obtain an estimated time to sobriety.

EDISON GREEN AWARD     
  • productphotoInCycle® Cup by MicroGREEN™

    InCycle cups were created on the principle that recyclable plastic is a good thing when used properly, and with a little creativity, we could help change the perception of plastics from a problem into a valuable resource. The recyclable InCycle cup is made with plastic from recycled water bottles.

  • productphotoNovelis Sustainability Model by Novelis Inc.

    Novelis Inc. is the world's largest aluminum rolling company and largest recycler of aluminum. The company has created a unique closed loop business model for the sustainable creation of high value aluminum products that is dramatically lowering the carbon footprint of its products and those of its customers.

  • productphotoSpectrum Manufacturing Facility by Petmate®

    Petmate® purchases and consumes 40-80 million pounds of post-industrial/pre-consumer plastic waste per year to create viable injection-grade plastic for our products which are made of 95% recycled material that would otherwise go to landfills. All internal scrap is recycled for future use; the corporate office recycles too.

INNOVATIVE SERVICES
Business Optimization
  • productphotoTalenthouse Social Engagement Engine (SEE) by Talenthouse

    Talenthouse's Social Engagement Engine now uses advanced features of Facebook's Open Graph technology. Facebook's Open Graph is semantic web technology that allows activity on Talenthouse.com to be seamlessly communicated to the Facebook platform. This results in deeper social engagement for stars, emerging artists and their supporters.

  • productphotoSage Job Ready by Sage North America

    Sage Job Ready is a marketing program that uses innovative communication methods to offer construction business and information technology (IT) best practices. The program helps construction professionals think boldly and act decisively to improve their professional, project, and company performance.

  • productphotoConductorLIVE.com by Symphony City, LLC

    ConductorLIVE.com is quite literally the next generation SaaS project management ECM software. After a simple "plug & play" installation, users can quickly maximize productivity via the extensive system features. ConductorLIVE eliminates the need for multiple single feature software products, captures Business Intelligence and is affordable at all enterprise levels.

Collaboration & Knowledge Management
  • productphotoTongal by Tongal, Inc.

    Tongal is changing the way creative work gets done. Leveraging our platform, Tongal enables businesses to tap into a global creative network for fresh ideas and insights. Filmmakers bring the best ideas to life, meeting brands' content needs for any platform from digital to broadcast to emerging media.

  • productphotoSumAll by SumAll

    SumAll is a business intelligence analytics tool for small and medium sized business. Over the last 18 months more than 60,000 companies have signed on to SumAll, including Siemens, WalMart, Starbucks. TED, National Geographic, and Pandora. We believe the BI market is ripe for disruption.

  • productphotoSustaining Engineering by Syncroness

    Syncroness Sustaining Engineering is ground-breaking service established to enable organizations to extend the revenue-generating life of existing products in the market while freeing their internal resources to be creative and drive future revenue and technological advances through New Product Development, Research & Development, and Innovation.

Electronic Funding Solutions
  • productphotoAT&T Dynamically Debiting Donations Technology (Text-to-Donate Technology) by AT&T Inc.

    The AT&T text-to-donate technology allows a network to identify a particular charity, provide the designated funding to that charity, and then have the network service provider bill the original donor on their monthly bill.

  • productphotoSmall Business Funding by Kabbage, Inc.

    Kabbage has pioneered the first financial services data and technology platform to provide funding to small businesses in less than 7 minutes. Kabbage leverages data generated through business activity such as seller channels, social media, shipping data, and other sources to understand performance and deliver financing options for small businesses.

  • productphotoMoney2 for Health by Citi

    Money2 for Health is a patent-pending innovation that provides U.S. consumers with one place to see, pay and manage all of their healthcare expenses via web and mobile and pay from their health savings account, flexible spending account, checking account, credit or debit card from any US bank.

Safety & Security
  • productphotoChoreo Connected Car Platform by Airbiquity

    Airbiquity is the global leader in connected vehicle services and a pioneer in the development and engineering of automotive telematics technology. Airbiquity enables the vision of connected car today with "Choreo," the industry's most advanced cloud based connected vehicle services delivery platform available in 50 countries and 32 languages worldwide.

  • productphotoVerizon FamilyBase™ by Location Labs

    Verizon FamilyBase™ is a new kind of "mobile security" service offering parents peace of mind by providing greater insights and controls for their family's mobile device usage. Location Labs and Verizon Wireless collaborated to launch FamilyBase to meet the growing need for tools to facilitate using mobile technology responsibly.

  • productphotoNQ Family Guardian by NQ Mobile

    NQ Family Guardian, used with our web portal, allows parents to monitor their children's location and smartphone usage and manage how kids use their devices. Install the app on your child's phone to monitor their smartphone activities, including web browsing, app downloads, photo libraries, contacts, text messages and more.

LIFESTYLE AND SOCIAL IMPACT
Personal Wellness
  • productphotoSelf-Fit Hearing Protection Device by Sonomax

    This patented hearing protection device turns the volume down on the world and prevents hearing loss. Since ears are more unique than fingerprints, one size does not fit all. Using our simple 5 minute process, anyone can custom fit themselves with earplugs for the ultimate in comfort, safety and performance.

  • productphotoEmotiv Insight by EMOTIV Inc

    Emotiv Insight is a sleek, multi-channel, wireless headset that monitors your brain activity and translates EEG into meaningful data you can understand. Insight allows you to optimize your brain fitness & performance, measure and monitor your own or your family's cognitive health & wellbeing, and develop amazing new applications.

Social Impact
  • productphotoDockers® WELLTHREAD by Levi Strauss & Co.

    Dockers® WELLTHREAD is a next-generation product line made with a process that combines environmental conservation, sustainable design and a strong focus on worker wellbeing. It's the first time a company has combined these three components. Simply put, it's better-designed clothes made more mindfully than ever and launches in February 2014.

  • productphotoThe Mission Continues Programs by The Mission Continues

    The Mission Continues Service Platoons bring together teams of veterans with local community organizations, volunteers to address tough challenges like homelessness, hunger and obesity and education. This year, The Mission Continues launched five pilot platoons across the country Twenty-five additional platoons will launch in cities across the country in 2014.

  • productphotoMyTRAX™ by Lumen Touch

    MyTRAX™ is a web-based software solution that allows students, counselors, and mentors to collaborate on an integrated platform to effciently guide students toward college & career success. This powerful solution manages the interactions, goals, projects, communications, and accomplishments of students as they are safely and systematically guided toward long-term achievement.

LIVING, WORKING & LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS
Knowledge & Skill Building Platforms
  • productphotoArduino Platform by Arduino

    Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. it's intended for artists, designers, hobbyists and anyone interested in creating interactive objects or environments. Arduino can sense the environment by receiving input from a variety of sensors and can affect its surroundings

  • productphotoInnovator's Accelerator™ by Apollo Lightspeed

    Innovators aren't born, they're made. Innovator's Accelerator is a unique online learning experience designed to accelerate mastery of the five "discovery" skills key to innovation: questioning, observing, networking, experimenting, and associating. Taught by world experts and co-designed with IDEO, the course demonstrates and encourages breakthrough innovation through hands-on, immediate learning.

  • productphotoVersal by Versal

    Versal is an open publishing platform for anyone to create interactive online courses - no coding required. Our vision is to partner with education enthusiasts/developers, to take online education beyond one-dimensional learning. Via a simple canvas, instructors create courses using Versal's customizable learning gadgets to bring their expertise to life.

Learning Support & Behavior Change
  • productphotoRobotsLAB BOX by RobotsLAB US Inc.

    Imagine being taught quadratic equations by a quadcopter. The RobotsLAB BOX is a revolutionary teaching-aid demonstrating math and science's abstract concepts using robots. The easy-to-use tablet includes 50 hours of interactive and standards-aligned lessons, in-class quizzes and instructional videos, helping students understand why math is relevant to their world.

  • productphotoLightAide by Philips

    LightAide, a vibrant new teaching tool for children with low vision and cognitive disabilities, displays colorful, engaging LED light sequences. Its dynamic scope of fun and illustrative activities range from turn-taking, color identification, and basic math to complex literacy practice, providing a bright, enriching experience for learners of all ages.

  • productphotoScanAvert by ScanAvert, Inc.

    ScanAvert makes wiser and healthier shopping simple. Our patented, mobile service, delivers product [in]compatibility information, suggests substitutes, based on your household's dictated health profile, including preference/avoidance, illness/disease, prescriptions, allergies, etc. In addition, we auto-notify you if any product in your scanning history is recalled, a potentially life saving service.

THOMAS A. EDISON MARKETING AWARD
  • productphotoBelieve in Heroes by ACOSTA Sales & Marketing

    Believe in Heroes raises millions of dollars to help the Wounded Warrior Project assist veterans and increase awareness of the challenges they face, in addition to driving value for consumers and sales for retailers & brands that support this campaign.

  • productphotoAd Mapping Platform (AMP) by Rakuten MediaForge

    Rakuten MediaForge's "decision engine," a tool called AMP (Ad Mapping Platform), transcends the traditional "if then" coding paradigm. An innovative system, AMP makes context-dependent decisions that revolutionize the customer journey. With AMP, Rakuten MediaForge serves personalized, dynamic ads in real time, prioritizing the customer experience while simultaneously increasing ad engagement.

  • productphotoEmotient API by Emotient

    Emotient's API translates facial expressions into actionable information by detecting emotions, including joy, surprise, anger, fear, frustration, confusion, sadness, contempt, and disgust. All that is needed is a camera-enabled device. The technology enabes a broad array of companies to create new levels of customer engagement, research and analysis.

MATERIAL SCIENCE
Nanomaterials
  • productphotoTruTag® Product Authentication Solution by TruTag Technologies, Inc.

    The TruTag(R) Product Authentication Solution features edible nano-porous silica micro-particles encoded with a vast library of unique spectral patterns. When read with TruTag's reader, the particles can serve as covert, edible bar codes for product verification and quality control for high-volume, high-value items like medicine, industrial parts and electronics.

  • productphotoEmshield by Nanocomp Technologies

    Emshield™ sheets are the world's first/only carbon material that saves weight, energy, and money while dramatically increasing structural performance-enhancing protective armor for soldiers/police and honeycomb core structures for aviation and space-and conductive performance-e.g. electro-magnetic interference shielding for aviation, thermal shielding for fire protection and resistive heating elements.

  • productphotoCambrios ClearOhm® Silver Nanowire by Cambrios Technologies

    Cambrios' ClearOhm® coating material is made from highly conductive, single-crystal silver nanowires, offering significantly higher optical and electrical performance than the incumbent material, indium tin oxide (ITO). ClearOhm material already is used in the world's most innovative products such as large touch panels, OLED, OPV devices and flexible displays.

Processing Materials
  • productphotoAmended Silicates HgX by Novinda Corporation

    Amended Silicates® HgX is a non-carbon mercury capture reagent that removes mercury from coal-fired power plant emissions, enabling utilities to comply with the EPA's soon-to-be-implemented strict Mercury & Air Toxic Standards (MATS). This mineral-based product removes mercury via a chemical reaction, providing economic and environmental advantages unavailable with competing products.

  • productphotoTuffTek® by NanoMech, Inc.

    TuffTek® has revolutionized the cutting tool industry by significantly improving heat resistance, precision and wear resistance of tools. TuffTek® performance increases represent monumental improvements in the cutting tools industry due to the new product's nano-composite patents using bio-inspired and nano-engineered technology for advanced machining of automotive and aerospace components.

MEDIA/VISUAL COMMUNICATION
  • productphotoBeam Presence System by Suitable Technologies, Inc

    Suitable Technologies develops remote presence technology, called Beam, which allows users to interact with remote locations by coupling video and audio with the freedom of motion to move about a space. Beam is a communication tool that allows teams to stay connected and interact effectively across multiple places.

  • productphotoPersonify Live by Personify

    Personify Live is the flagship product from Personify, an immersive video communication company that's bridging the gap between remote and face-to-face communication. Personify Live, a downloadable software tool, uses depth-sensing technology to overlay real-time video of a presenter's persona - extracted from their background - onto any desktop setting.

  • productphotokidsinthehouse.com by Kids in the House

    Kids in the House is a new way of delivering exclusive parenting advice videos through the web. Parents can search and learn from over 8,000 videos from 450 top parenting experts from all over the country.

SCIENCE/MEDICAL
Analytic Systems
  • productphotoDigital health feedback system by Proteus Digital Health

    Proteus invented the ingestible sensor - a tiny sensor that can be manufactured into medicines. When swallowed, the ingestible sensor is activated by stomach fluid to mark time of ingestion. This can be correlated to behavioral and physiologic information captured by the wearable component of the system.

  • productphotoiSpO2™ by Masimo

    The Masimo iSpO2™ is a consumer pulse oximeter to noninvasively measure blood oxygenation, pulse rate and perfusion index with the same technology used in leading hospitals worldwide, providing accurate measurements even during the challenging conditions of motion and low perfusion. Ideal for fitness freaks, geeks, and the quantified self movement.

  • productphotoEpocrates Bugs + Drugs by Epocrates, an athenahealth company

    Epocrates Bugs + Drugs is a unique, free mobile app that leverages cloud-based clinical data from more than 15 million patient records sourced from athenahealth's EHR to provide clinicians with timely geolocated information about bacteria types and resistance patterns to support accurate antibiotic prescribing at the point of care.

Assistive Devices
  • productphotoArgus® II Retinal Prosthesis System by Second Sight Medical Products Inc.

    Second Sight's Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System restores some vision to people who are blind due to Retinitis Pigmentosa. Approved by the FDA in 2013, the implantable technology typically restores enough vision to follow lines, find doors and windows, identify and avoid objects, and locate people.

  • productphotoThe Freedom® portable driver by SynCardia Systems, Inc.

    The Freedom® portable driver powers the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart provides patients with practically unrestricted mobility. Weighing 13.5 pounds, the wearable Freedom portable driver allows stable Total Artificial Heart patients to be discharged from the hospital to wait for a matching donor heart at home and in their communities.

  • productphotoTHUNDERBEAT Front-actuated Grip by Olympus

    THUNDERBEAT is the world's only surgical device that combines bipolar and ultrasonic energies into a single multi-functional instrument, allowing surgeons to simultaneously seal and cut vessels up to and including 7 mm in size with minimal thermal spread. THUNDERBEAT has the potential to positively impact 14 million minimally-invasive procedures nationwide.

  • productphotoXino™ Tinnitus by Starkey Hearing Technologies

    Xino Tinnitus accommodates the unique preferences of tinnitus patients, providing a flexible treatment option for this chronic condition that affects as many as 50 million Americans. To maximize comfort, the shape of the device is optimized based on data from a study of more than 1,000 ears. More than 200 materials go into making Xino Tinnitus, from the injection-molded plastic housing to electrical components that are as small as a fleck of pepper.

Detection
  • productphotoMultiOmyx™ by GE Healthcare

    MultiOmyx™ is a pathology platform, using proprietary methodology to assess multiple proteins from a single tissue section at a single-cell level. It allows researchers to understand the structure of diseases at molecular level by imaging information hidden deep in cells, dismantling secrets about cancer that could lead to patient-specific therapies.

  • productphoto3M™ Petrifilm™ Salmonella Express System by 3M Food Safety

    When it comes to testing for the presence of the Salmonella pathogen in food and environmental samples, every hour and every step is instrumental to ensuring food safety. That's why the 3M™ Petrifilm™ Salmonella Express System offers an all-in- one test method that's twice as fast as traditional agar methods.

Lab Diagnostics
  • productphotoTheranos, Inc.

    Theranos is reinventing the lab test. Their CLIA-certified laboratory services make the testing experience more comfortable, accessible, and affordable. For the first time, the full range of lab tests can be run from a few tiny drops, delivering highest-quality results at unprecedented speed and at a fraction of the cost.

  • productphotoCytation™ 3 Cell Imaging Multi-Mode Reader by BioTek Instruments, Inc.

    Cytation™ 3 is a laboratory instrument that combines PMT- and CCD-based detection in microplates and other labware. It provides the capabilities of an automated fluorescence microscope and a microplate reader at a typical multi-mode reader price. Environmental conditions in the detection chamber can be controlled to facilitate live cell analysis.

  • productphotoThermo Scientific™ picoSpin™ 80 Benchtop NMR Spectrometer by Thermo Fisher Scientific

    Academic and industrial laboratories can easily collect routine high-resolution nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) data on molecules in solution using the Thermo Scientific picoSpin 80, a portable, competitively-priced NMR spectrometer. The instrument's magnet provides nearly double the analytical power of its sister model, offering superior resolution of chemical and structural characteristics.

Software
  • productphotoTechnology-Enabled Care by Healthsense, Inc.

    Healthsense's eNeighbor® technology platform uses state-of-the-art monitoring technology on a scalable WiFi platform to give care providers the power to proactively manage and anticipate seniors care needs. With eNeighbor, caregivers can automatically detect emergency situations like falls, as well as emerging health concerns before they turn into emergencies.

  • productphotoDoseWatch by GE Healthcare

    DoseWatch is monitoring software used to capture, track & report radiation dose directly from any medical imaging device. DoseWatch helps radiologists deliver the right dose to patients, while still producing diagnostic quality images. By tracking patients' cumulative dose over time, hospitals can detect excessive medical radiation exposure.

  • productphotoCentricity 360™ by GE Healthcare

    Centricity 360, A GE Predictivity solution, helps distributed teams collaborate on patient cases through a professional network. It streamlines collaboration with specialists, clinicians and patients to reduce duplicate imaging, avoid patient transfers, lower CD distribution costs, enhance patient satisfaction and ensure security and regulatory compliance - with no capital investment.

Surgical Aids
  • productphotoECVue Heart Mapping System by CardioInsight & Nottingham Spirk

    A wearable electrocardiography sensor array for diagnosing and guiding treatment during surgery in EP labs. The EC Vue provides a real-time map of electrical activity projected on the patients' actual heart anatomy in a 3D virtual workspace that the doctor can spin and manipulate.

  • productphotoENDOEYE FLEX 3D by Olympus

    ENDOEYE FLEX 3D is the world's only articulating HD 3D videoscope for minimally invasive surgery, providing depth perception and a precise spatial view of anatomy that simply cannot be achieved with traditional 2D systems. The articulating design enables critical views of anatomical structures up to 100 degrees in any direction.

  • productphotoEVIS EXERA III BF-190 Bronchoscopes by Olympus

    BF-190 bronchoscopes are the world's only fully rotatable high-definition bronchoscopes offering stunning HDTV image quality and providing the brightest and clearest image available. The scopes boast unparalleled maneuverability and expanded reach within the tracheobronchial tree, to potentially allow physician's access to areas of the lung that are difficult to reach.

Treatments
  • productphotoROBOT SUIT HAL for medical use by CYBERDYNE Inc.

    An innovative therapy treatment for spinal cord injured patients began in Germany using the Robot Suit HAL (Hybrid Assistive Limb), an exoskeleton that assists the movements of the lower limb according to the wearer's intentions. The treatment is fully covered by the German occupational insurance.

  • productphotoNovoTissue® Human Liver Model by Organovo, Inc.

    Organovo® is a biotechnology company that designs and creates functional human tissues using proprietary 3D bioprinting technology. We build living functional human tissues for research, drug development and therapeutic applications. With precisely manufactured 3D tissues that represent native human biology, we are changing the shape of medical research and practice.

  • productphotoDrip Drop ORS

    Drip Drop is the first medical-grade hydration solution viable and palatable enough for everyday use. Powerful enough for elite athletes but safe enough for children, Drip Drop combines proven ratios of salts, sugars, potassium and other ingredients to hydrate better and faster than anything available on the market today.

TRANSPORTATION
Systems
  • productphotoWaze Crowdsourced Navigation by Waze

    Waze is the social navigation pioneer, home to one of the world's largest network of drivers who work together daily to outsmart traffic and save time and money. The free app consistently recommends the fastest routes and best gas prices based on real-time driving and data from millions of users.

  • productphotoAtomic-Forged® brake rotors by PureForge

    PureForge® Atomic-Forged® brake rotors save lives. These brake rotors have been specifically engineered and real-world validated by numerous law enforcement agencies to eliminate rotor wear, increase safety, improve performance, eliminate brake fade, and significantly reduce pad wear, toxic brake dust and overall maintenance and operating costs.

  • productphotoSmartDrive by SmartDrive Systems, Inc.

    SmartDrive Systems gives commercial fleets and transit bus authorities driving performance insight and analysis, saving fuel, and lives. Our video analysis, predictive analytics and personalized performance program improve driving skills, lower costs and deliver significant ROI. Our easy-to-use managed service, allows customers to access and manage driving performance anytime, anywhere.


Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.

Thomas A. Edison

The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work.

Thomas A. Edison

If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.

Thomas A. Edison

The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense.

Thomas A. Edison

Restlessness is discontent and discontent is the first necessity of progress.

Thomas A. Edison

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

Thomas A. Edison
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