Maintaining the battery life on my phone is a constant challenge, especially with the amount of traveling I do. There are many times that I am unable to make it to an electrical outlet or much less be in one place long enough to get a complete charge.
Saluting Innovation at Breathometer for transforming smartphones into wearable breathalyzers. The “quantified self” movement has seen tremendous growth in the last year with technologies that track steps, heart rate, and sleep gaining market share by the masses. It's not surprising that measuring blood alcohol level would also become important. The Breeze is a wearable, Bluetooth gadget that uses next generation electro-chemical fuel cell sensors to deliver law enforcement grade accuracy for dependable blood alcohol content (BAC) results.
Saluting Innovation at Oru Kayak for inventing an origami-inspired kayak that folds into a compact carrying case.
Saluting Innovation at FirstInsight for their cloud based solution that brings the customer voice into the new product development process. FirstInsight created a cloud based technology solution that combines direct consumer data with predictive analytics to give retailers a better understanding of what their customers want and value.
Saluting Innovation at Coolest for inventing the first multifunctional cooler that literally lives up to its name. This 60-quart cooler provides just about everything you need for an outdoor party or adventure.
Saluting innovation at Surfset Fitness for transforming surfing into a full-body workout that can be done at home or in a gym. Founder and CEO, Mike Hartwick is an avid surfer who loves the workout he gets from surfing, but hates leaving the waves behind while not in season.
Saluting Innovation at Flare for creating the ultimate set of pots and pans. They cook faster and save more energy than ever before. Dr. Thomas Povey, an Oxford rocket scientist, had an interesting observation while camping his buddies that sparked a desire to create a new type of high performance cookware.
Saluting Innovation at Yerka Project for developing the first “unstealable” bike. For those of you who have had your bike stolen one too many times, this is the one for you. Three Chilean Engineering students have developed a technology that will prevent bicycle robbery for all.
Saluting Innovation at iFetch for keeping the pup entertained while I sit back and relax. Technology has taken over our lives and now pets and owners alike are reaping the benefits. The iFetch is an interactive ball pitching machine for small and medium sized dogs needing a little exercise and excitement in their lives.