Winners Honored at Edison Awards in New York City

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Hundreds of innovation professionals honored at 2015 Edison Awards

In its annual event in New York City, the Edison Awards announced the 2015 winners in all categories. The Edison Awards honor excellence in new product and service development, marketing, human-centered design and innovation.

The Meet the Innovators Forum and black-tie gala in New York City on April 23 featured 12 speakers, including Edison Achievement Award honorees Clayton Christensen and Bob Lutz, as well as John Hockenberry, host of NPR’s The Takeaway, and well-known comedian Gary Gulman.

The winners in the following categories were announced at the Capitale on the Bowery in New York City.

Diagnostic/Detection Systems

  •     Gold, Unconstrained Biometric Identification by Carnegie Mellon University Biometrics Center
  •     Silver, MINI Z™ Handheld Z Backscatter® Screening System by American Science Engineering, Inc.
  •     Bronze, SCiO™ by Consumer Physics

Food Processing & Preparation

  •     Gold, Microwave-assisted Aseptic Processing by Aseptia
  •     Silver, Nomiku ™ by Nomiku ™
  •     Bronze, High Pressure Processing (HPP) Equipment by Hiperbaric S.A.

Health, Safety & Emergency Response

  •     Gold, LDG Light Bulb ™ by Parhelion Incorporated
  •     Silver, Rave Panic Button™ by Rave Mobile Safety
  •     Bronze, Motorola Solutions LEX L10 Mission-Critical LTE Handheld by Motorola Solutions
  •     Bronze, Clever Medkit™ by Inventory Technologies Limited

Industrial Solutions

  •     Gold, DAQRI Smart Helmet by DAQRI
  •     Silver, On Demand Packaging® iQ Fusion 2™ by Packsize International
  •     Bronze, guideWELD™ LIVE by Realityworks, Inc.

Navigation & Robotics

  •     Gold, THESBOT by HiBot Corporation
  •     Silver, NEON® Indoor Location System by TRX Systems, Inc.
  •     Bronze, indoo.rs by indoo.rs GmbH

Smart Agriculture

  •     Gold, Harrington® Seed Destructor by De Bruin Engineering Ltd
  •     Silver, Edyn™ by Edyn
  •     Bronze, Droplet by Droplet Robotics

Verbal Communications

  •     Gold, Talkitt® by Voiceitt
  •     Silver, myLINGO by myLINGO
  •     Bronze, Lingotek | The Translation Network by Lingotek

Fitness Tracking

  •     Gold, Tinké ® by Zensorium ®
  •     Silver, Polo Tech by Ralph Lauren
  •     Bronze, Catapult by Catapult

Food Packaging & Beverages

  •     Gold, WikiPearl® by WikiFoods, Inc.
  •     Silver, PacXpert™ Packaging Technology by The Dow Chemical Company
  •     Silver, SqueezyStraw™ by The Barton Group, Inc.
  •     Bronze, PepsiCo, Inc. by PepsiCo

Home Security

  •     Gold, August Smart Lock by August Home, Inc.
  •     Silver, Piper NV by Icontrol Networks Canada
  •     Bronze, Schlage Sense™ by Schlage

Personal Care & Wellness

  •     Gold, Bare® Air-free Baby Bottles by Bittylab
  •     Silver, Gillette Fusion® ProGlide® Razor with FlexBall Technology by Gillette

Edison Green Award

  •     Gold, LG OLED TV (55EC9300) by LG Electronics USA
  •     Silver, The Tide® Professional Coldwater System by P&G Professional™
  •     Bronze, MitraStar Technology by MitraStar Technology

Gaming/Computers

  •     Gold, Kano Kit, by Kano and MAP by Kano
  •     Silver, NVIDIA SHIELD tablet by NVIDIA
  •     Bronze, Logitech® G402 Hyperion Fury™ Ultra-Fast FPS Gaming Mouse by Logitech®

Personal Computing & Connectivity

  •     Gold, ORA-1® by Optinvent
  •     Silver, Lenovo YOGA Tablet 2 Pro by Lenovo
  •     Bronze, Logitech® Bluetooth® Multi-Device Keyboard K480 by Logitech®
  •     Bronze, Lenovo YOGA 3 Pro by Lenovo

Energy Management / Conservation

  •     Gold, LightGrid™ by General Electric- Lighting
  •     Silver, LG EcoHybrid™ Heat Pump Dryer (model DLHX4072V) by LG Electronics
  •     Bronze, Sefaira Architecture by Sefaira
  •     Bronze, 3rd Gen Modular ExecutionSM by Fluor Corporation

Hydrogen Power

  •     Gold, Upp™ by Intelligent Energy
  •     Silver, Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell by Hyundai Motor America
  •     Bronze, Hydrogen Super Emitter by Picasolar Inc.

Power Generation

  •     Gold, Generating Road-2mm Trickle Power Generation© by Ping-Feng Chiu
  •     Silver, Solar Thermal Energy Storage by SolarReserve
  •     Bronze, The Route™ by Wrightspeed
  •     Bronze, GeoVolt by Pressure Recovery Incorporated

Resource Management or Renewable Resources

  •     Gold, WaterChip™ Platform - Desalination at the Speed of Light™ by Okeanos Technologies
  •     Silver, CO2–To-Oil by Kiverdi, Inc.
  •     Bronze, Shower of the Future by ORBITAL SYSTEMS
  •     Bronze, Green Distillation Technologies Corporation Limited by Green Distillation Technologies Corporation Limited

Health & Safety

  •     Gold, CUE Deep Health Tracker by CUE
  •     Silver, Temp2O Technology by Delta Faucet Company
  •     Bronze, FlushIQ Technology by Delta Faucet Company

Household Environment

  •     Gold, Clio™ from ClearView™ Audio by ClearView™ Audio
  •     Silver, Lumio by Lumio, LLC
  •     Bronze, LG Art Cool™ Gallery by LG Electronics

Utility/Industrial Applications

  •     Gold, Gridconn Cushion Clamp by Gridconn
  •     Silver, IRWIN® VISE-GRIP® ErgoMulti Long Nose Pliers by IRWIN Tools
  •     Bronze, Style 177N QuickVic™ Installation-Ready™ Coupling by Victaulic

Consumer Experience

  •     Gold, Digital check-in with room selection by Hilton Worldwide
  •     Silver, Rx Savings Solutions by Rx Savings Solutions, LLC
  •     Silver, Next Glass by Next Glass
  •     Bronze, VenueNext's Live Event Experience by VenueNext

Content/Resource Management

  •     Gold, Humin by Humin
  •     Silver, Relationship Science LLC by Relationship Science
  •     Bronze, Yahoo Aviate by Yahoo

Customer Service & Network Security

  •     Gold, UPS Access Point™ & UPS My Choice™ by UPS
  •     Silver, Norse DarkMatter™ by Norse Corporation
  •     Bronze, Envelope-Content Splitting® by ChiaraMail Corp.

Design, Advertising & Marketing

  •     Gold, Community Edition by BrightEdge
  •     Silver, T+ink Smart Ad™ by T+ink
  •     Bronze, Pepsi Spire 5 by PepsiCo Design & Innovation

Financial Services/Banking

  •     Gold, First-ever free weekly full credit reports by Credit Karma
  •     Silver, Idea Cloud by Idea Bank SA
  •     Bronze, The Showrooms by Idea Bank SA

Agricultural Enhancements

  •     Gold, CoolTerra™ by Cool Planet
  •     Silver, Saajhi™ Stepping Pump by Xylem Inc.
  •     Bronze, GFS Poultry Protect by Global Future Solutions

Athletics

  •     Gold, One World Futbol by One World Play Project
  •     Gold, Morpher ® by Morpher Helmet Company Limited
  •     Silver, SylvanSport GO by SylvanSport
  •     Bronze, GAME GOLF by Active Mind Technology

Collaborative Services

  •     Gold, Collaborate.org by Collaborate.org
  •     Silver, Google Color+City® by FLAGCX, The Creative Disruption Network
  •     Bronze, Mix™ by FiftyThree by FiftyThree, Inc.

Collective Transformation

  •     Gold, The SWASH™ System by Go Unlimited LLC , Go Unlimited LLC is a Joint Venture between Procter & Gamble and Whirlpool Corporation
  •     Silver, Kellogg Action Lab Experience (KALE)© by Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
  •     Bronze, The Mission Continues Pittsburgh Collaboration by The Mission Continues Pittsburgh Collaboration

Health & Wellness

  •     Gold, e-NABLE by e-NABLE
  •     Silver, miraclefeet brace by miraclefeet
  •     Bronze, Sensory Lounger/Chair™ by Blue Valley Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS)

Human Services

  •     Gold, SafeDrive app by SafeDrive app
  •     Silver, Products designed for people with Alzheimer's and Dementia and their Caregivers by The Alzheimers Store
  •     Bronze, BudgetWatch™ by Pediatric Therapeutic Services, Inc.

Social Solutions

  •     Gold, SunJack® by SunJack®
  •     Silver, Y:Cube Housing by Y:Cube Housing - YMCA London South West

Living, Working & Learning

  •     Gold, CBTec Oy by Eliademy.com
  •     Silver, DARI:Certification by Dynamic Athletics Research Institute
  •     Bronze, Cleveland Museum of Art's Gallery One by Cleveland Museum of Art

Manufacturing

  •     Gold, Voxel8 Developer's Kit by Voxel8
  •     Silver, BETAMATE™ by Dow Automotive
  •     Bronze, SOLDERON™ BP TS 6000 Tin-Silver by The Dow Chemical Company

Protection & Safety

  •     Gold, POLYOX™ Water-Soluble Polymers by The Dow Chemical Company
  •     Silver, VESTEX® by Vestagen Technical Textiles
  •     Bronze, Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology by DSM Dyneema

Technology

  •     Gold, Uneo™ by Uneo Inc.
  •     Silver, Circuit Scribe® by Electroninks Writeables, Inc.
  •     Bronze, Color IQ™ by QD Vision

Content Delivery

  •     Gold, The Collection Wall and ArtLens app by Cleveland Museum of Art
  •     Silver, Limelight Orchestrate™ solution for Media and Broadcasters by Limelight Networks

Entertainment

  •     Gold, PianoArc™ by PianoArc™
  •     Silver, 4DX® by CJ 4DPLEX
  •     Bronze, SINGTRIX® by SINGTRIX LLC

Dental & ENT Surgical Tools

  •     Gold, Ti-Max Z45L by NSK
  •     Silver, DIEGO® ELITE™ Multidebrider® by Olympus Corporation of the Americas
  •     Bronze,    elements™free obturation system by Kerr Endodontics

Dental Patient Care

  •     Gold, Lily™ Method Pacifier Weaning System by Inventionstring, LLC
  •     Silver, PRO-SYS® by Benco Dental Supply Company    
  •     Bronze, Molar Media Mount by Molar Media Mount, LLC

Dental Scanners & 3D Printers

  •     Gold, 3DS Healthcare by 3D Systems
  •     Silver, 3M™ True Definition Scanner by 3M ESPE Dental
  •     Bronze, CS 3500 by Carestream Dental

X-Ray & Laser Tools

  •     Gold, Solea by Convergent Dental
  •     Silver, NOMAD™ Pro 2 Handheld X-ray System by Aribex, Inc.
  •     Bronze, Green CT® by Vatech

Diagnostic

  •     Gold, Opal Clinical Genome Informatics, Interpretation & Reporting System by Omicia, Inc.
  •     Silver, NOMAD™ MD Handheld X-ray System by Aribex, Inc.
  •     Bronze, Simoa by Quanterix

Health Care Environment

  •     Gold, HealWell by Philips Color Kinetics
  •     Silver, PullClean by Altitude Medical
  •     Silver, IVEA™ by Firefly Medical, Inc.
  •     Bronze, Model G Patient Gown by Henry Ford Innovation Institute

Hearing

  •     Gold, Siemens binax™ technology by Siemens Hearing Instruments
  •     Silver, Starkey® Halo™ by Starkey Hearing Technologies

Research & Education

  •     Gold, MyCell(R) Disease & Diversity Products by Cellular Dynamics International, Inc.
  •     Silver, The BioDigital Human™ by BioDigital, Inc.
  •     Bronze, 3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid Yeast & Mold Count Plate by 3M Food Safety

Surgical Tools

  •     Gold, SynCardia Total Artificial Heart powered by the Freedom® portable driver for destination therapy by SynCardia Systems, Inc.
  •     Silver, NovoStitch® suture passer by Ceterix Orthopedics
  •     Silver, The Lotus™ Valve System by Boston Scientific
  •     Bronze, UroLift® System by NeoTract Inc.

Testing & Evaluation

  •     Bronze, ImPACT® Test by ImPACT Applications, Inc.
  •     Silver, Coronis Uniti™ by Barco
  •     Silver, DANA Computerized Cognitive Test by AnthroTronix, Inc.
  •     Gold, Cologuard® by Exact Sciences

Therapeutic

  •     Gold, Titan Arm by Titan Arm
  •     Silver, AFFINISOL™ HPMC HME by The Dow Chemical Company
  •     Silver, Lucky Iron Fish by Lucky Iron Fish™
  •     Bronze, Valedo by Hocoma

Automotive Computing

  •     Gold, NVIDIA® Tegra® Visual Computing Module by NVIDIA
  •     Silver, OnStar 4G LTE by General Motors

Automotive Solutions

  •     Gold, Bridgestone: Developing the Next Generation of Tires from Guayule by Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
  •     Silver, TheBikeShield by TDG Company, LLC
  •     Bronze, BlaBlaCar by BlaBlaCar

Aviation

  •     Gold, PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ engine family by Pratt & Whitney
  •     Silver, MultiScan ThreatTrack™ by Rockwell Collins

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