SmartCatch's sustainable seafood technologies boosts profits and reduces waste.
Palo Alto, California (PRWEB) February 24, 2016
SmartCatch™, http://www.smart-catch.com, has been named a 2016 Award Finalist by the internationally renowned Edison Awards™. The distinguished awards, inspired by Thomas Edison’s persistence and inventiveness, recognize innovation, creativity and ingenuity in the global economy.
Rob Terry, founder and CTO of SmartCatch™ said, “We are proud to be a finalist for this prestigious award and honored that our digital catch monitoring product, DigiCatch™ is being recognized as a game changing product that enables fishermen to see what is in their net in real-time helping them harvest wild seafood more sustainably.” The fishing industry can greatly benefit from this ground breaking technology that both boosts profits and reduces unnecessary by-catch waste. According to Kenny Renertesen of Newport, Oregon "With DigiCatch™ I can see inside my net and I know if my tow will be profitable in minutes instead of hours."
SmartCatch™ was founded to positively impact the seafood industry by incorporating smart technologies in critical areas relating to fish including; wild harvest, aquaculture and traceability. SmartCatch is developing seafood productivity products that integrate data flow and management analysis in a manner conducive to holistic real-time evaluation of sustainable practices and environmental quality.
“It’s exciting to see companies like SmartCatch continuing Thomas Edison’s legacy of challenging conventional thinking,” said Frank Bonafilia, Edison Awards’ executive director. “Edison Awards recognizes the game-changing products and services, and the teams that brought them to consumers.” Award winners will be announced April 21, 2016 at the Edison Awards Annual Gala, held in the historic Ballroom of the Capitale in New York City.
SmartCatch™ is seeking industry partners to scale their game changing technologies. For more information, please contact rob(at)smart-catch(dot)com.