Tensegrity Named Inventor Of The Year
Monday, November 22, 2010
Posted by: Su Hawk
The DaVinci Institute's Inventor Showcase was held Saturday, November 13, 2010, and they have announced the winners. CSIA is especially proud of the "Inventor of the Year," Jerome Rifkin, because Tensegrity Prosthetics is a highly thought-through company with products that are truly changing peoples' lives. CSIA is also proud that Jerome and Tensegrity were one of our inaugural DEMOs during DEMOgala 2005, and it has been great to continue to see their success. Congratulations to Jerome and all of the winners from this year, and thank you to Thom and Deb Frey for allowing CSIA to again be among the judges at this fascinating event!
Please visit the DaVinci Institute for full information.
• Inventor of the Year Award - Jerome Rifkin - Tensegrity Prosthetics - http://www.tenspro.com/ - Tensegrity Prosthetics is breaking from established technology paradigms in the prosthetics world to create a foot prosthesis that emulates the natural human foot.
• Commercial Product of the Year Award - Ian Osborn - Wild Ideas Light Company - http://www.wildideaslightco.com/ - Commercial Retro-fir For Industrial Street Lights utilizing LED Technology.
• Consumer Product of the Year Award - Robin Peng - Design Engine, Inc. - http://designengineusa.com/ - The Applecore Cord Organizer is a patented multi-purpose cord management device made from a thermoplastic elastomer that resembles the shape of an apple core.
• Software Product of the Year Award - Craig Ross - Hybir, Inc. - https://www.hybir.com/ - Hybir Backup, the easiest and quickest way to backup your whole computer, online and locally.
• Honorable Mention - Eric Johnson - Adaptive Products, LLC. - http://www.adaptiveink.com/ - Adaptive Ink locally produce a full product line of Continuous Ink Supply Systems (CISS) for businesses and consumers.
• Honorable Mention - Gordon Nuttall - Rocky Mountain Ventures - http://www.rockymtnventures.com/ - The Capture-I mobile scanner is wireless, accurate, and reliable for digital capture of documents and identity information away from the desk.
• Honorable Mention - Roger Toennis - Liquid Media, LLC. - http://www.loyal2.me/home.seam - Loyal2Me offers the industry's first consumer-controlled, multi-media advertising experience, giving them complete privacy from the businesses that use Loyal2Me for branding, advertising, marketing and event nofitification.
• Honorable Mention - Thomas Porte - tugo - http://www.goodtugo.com/ - The tugo is a cup holder that keeps your drink suspended between the upright handles of your rolling bag.