CEDO Recognizes Fast Rising Startups

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The Commission for Economic Development in Orem (CEDO) today recognized three current success stories among its Small Business Incubator clients. Home View Technologies, ImSAR, and Ad Hoc Electronics are among successful companies that have achieved greater success using CEDO expertise and resources.

The Commission for Economic Development in Orem (CEDO) today recognized three current success stories among its Small Business Incubator clients. Home View Technologies, ImSAR, and Ad Hoc Electronics are among successful companies that have achieved greater success using CEDO expertise and resources. Each of these start-ups has achieved significant and rapid traction in their industry and has demonstrated solid planning and management practices to secure long term success. Each aspires to success enjoyed by distinguished Incubator graduates of note including PowerQuest, 1-800-CONTACTS, K-TEC, and Granny B's Cookies.

"Orem has repeatedly proven itself as a great growth environment for small businesses," stated Brad Whittaker, executive director of CEDO. "These three rising stars have fully leveraged the incubator services and mentoring that assists small businesses in gaining the traction necessary to grow and create jobs."

Home View Technologies, Inc. places Internet accessible pan, tilt and zoom (PTZ) cameras on construction sites, both commercial and residential, to facilitate project management and reduce theft. The cameras and flood lights are motion activated so that anyone coming onto the site will have their picture taken and archived.

Home View cameras have already stopped several attempted thefts. One construction contractor client reported that they had lost a significant number of tools to theft on a Saturday night. On Monday, Home View Technologies went into its video archives and found a little red pickup on site Saturday at 10:30 p.m. loading up. The owner knew it was a sub-contractor and took it from there.

The police chief of Mountain Green, Utah told one contractor protected by Home View cameras that after installation reported thefts in that subdivision stopped overnight. You can log on and demo a camera at http://www.homeviewtech.com.

ImSAR LLC (http://www.imsar.com), located in Salem, Utah, combines the ability to mass produce integrated high-frequency RF (radio frequency) designs with Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) processing knowledge. ImSAR is demonstrating innovative leadership in the development of lightweight SAR for military and commercial applications.

The company recently announced an important partnership with Insitu (Bingen, WA), a pioneer developer of long-range, unmanned, autonomous aircraft. The two companies have completed prototype development of the world's smallest SAR: the one-pound NanoSAR. This miniature SAR technology has great potential for military and industry for applications such as all-weather reconnaissance, geolocation and situational awareness.

Ad Hoc Electronics (http://www.AdHocElectronics.com) is a system integrator and distributor of wireless data transmission products, providing companies with the products and expertise they need to add wireless capability to their own systems and devices. The company integrates and distributes industry-leading products from companies such as EnOcean and Motorola to provide OEMs with turnkey wireless solutions for applications in sensor, controls and networking markets.

The company recently partnered with EnOcean to develop a wireless lighting control system for use in log homes and other hard to wire projects.

CEDO, the Commission for Economic Development in Orem, is a non-profit organization that serves as an advocate for Orem businesses. The CEDO staff works closely with Orem business professionals and Orem City officials to promote the economic vitality of Orem.

About CEDO

With experienced staff members and multiple resources, CEDO provides a variety of services for Orem's new and existing businesses. Some of these services are a small-business incubator, revolving loan fund, business plan writing assistance, demographic information, and help finding networking contacts in the business community. For more information visit http://www.cedo.org.

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