Saluting Innovation

Saluting Innovation @ Bitcoin

Saluting Innovation @ Bitcoin

Saluting Innovation at Bitcoin for designing the first fully implemented decentralized digital currency. Simply put, Bitcoin is an open source online software payment system. Currency is exchanged for Bitcoins, which are then transferred person-to-person for fiat money, products, or services.

Saluting Innovation @ SpaceX

Saluting Innovation @ SpaceX

Saluting Innovation at SpaceX for developing a network of satellites to provide low-cost, high-speed Internet access. Started by Elon Musk, the Space Exploration Technologies Corporation also designed, manufactured, and launched Falcon, a reusable rocket with the precision landing of a helicopter.

Saluting Innovation @ Breathometer

Saluting Innovation @ Breathometer

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 @ Johnson & Johnson and Siemens

Saluting Innovation @ Johnson & Johnson and Siemens

Saluting innovation at Johnson & Johnson and Siemens for their collaboration on a personalized medical device platform. Together they created the Personalized Product Innovation platform and developed the TRUMATCH Personalized Solution. 

Saluting Innovation @ FirstInsight

Saluting Innovation @ FirstInsight

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 @ Flare

Saluting Innovation @ Flare

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.