Congratulations to the winners of the 26th annual Most Innovative New Product Awards:
Distinguished Contribution Award in Life Sciences and Technology Innovation – Duane Roth
The award was re-named to the Duane Roth Distinguished Contribution Award at the December 6, 2013 luncheon.
William W. Otterson Award – Life Technologies for empowering breakthroughs in genomics
Aerospace and Security Technologies category: Cubic Defense Applications for One Shot
One Shot is a breakthrough in long-range targeting accuracy that automatically measures and corrects for all aiming errors including—for the first time ever—downrange crosswind speed and direction. It gives our warfighters a decisive battlefield advantage.
Communications and IT category: iboss Network Security for iboss Cloud Web Security with Device Management
iboss Cloud Web Security with Device Management provides SaaS mobile device web security and management enabling organizations to safely integrate mobile technology. Utilizing the cloud, iboss Cloud Web Security with Device Management secures company data, protects against web threats and ensures industry compliance seamlessly within minutes.
Hardware and General Technology category: Nextivity, Inc. for Cel-Fi Smart Signal Booster
Cel-Fi is a smart signal booster that maximizes a user’s indoor wireless experience by eliminating in-building dead zones. Cel-Fi increases wireless data speeds and eliminates dropped calls for wireless subscribers by boosting signal strength from one bar to five bars.
Life Sciences–Diagnostics and Research Tools category: Life Technologies for Ion AmpliSeq™ Exome
Ion AmpliSeq Exome Kit isolates key regions of the genome with unparalleled ease and speed, leveraging PCR, a routine lab technique. Taking six hours instead of several days, this provides the simplest, fastest exome sequencing solution for researchers studying disease.
Life Sciences–Medical Products category: Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for KYNAMRO
KYNAMRO is the first FDA-approved, systemically delivered, antisense drug and a product of Isis’ drug discovery technology platform. KYNAMRO is designed to inhibit LDL-cholesterol formation and is marketed to treat patients with HoFH, a genetic disease characterized by severely high LDL-cholesterol.
Mobile Apps category: OneHealth Solutions, Inc. for OneHealth
OneHealth is the leading HIPAA-compliant mobile application combining social technology, game mechanics and clinical principles to support chronic condition and behavioral health patients. Through real-time peer support, OneHealth Experts and evidence-based clinical resources, patients actively manage their conditions anytime, anywhere.
Software category: Emotient for FACET
Emotient is the leading authority in facial expression recognition. Emotient’s flagship product is FACET, a software development kit for automatic emotion detection. Emotient’s technology translates facial expressions into actionable information, enabling companies to develop emotion-aware technologies and create new levels of customer engagement.
Sport & Active Lifestyle Technologies category: Hookit for Hookit Athlete Index
Marketers invest $12B in athlete endorsements every year to capture a piece of $1T plus they impact in consumer spending. Hookit has created the first ever tool to track and monetize athletes’ real-time influence in today’s complex world of digital media.
Sustainability category: Achates Power, Inc. for Achates Power Opposed-Piston, Two-Stroke Engine
Achates Power has developed radically improved internal combustion engines that increase fuel efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and are lower cost. These engines meet the U.S. military’s stringent requirements for power density, fuel efficiency, heat rejection and multi-fuel capabilities.