Saluting Innovation at Polaroid for combining the nostalgic appeal of vintage instant print cameras with the ability to share through social media interfaces. Recently named one of the Best New Products of 2014 by Inc. Magazine, the Socialmatic is a 14-megapixel camera coupled with a 4.5 inch touchscreen that allows users to edit, share, and print two-by-three inch adhesive-baked photos on the spot.
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 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.
Saluting Innovation at HyperIce for rolling out a wave of innovation for muscle recovery and body performance. HyperIce makes portable ice compression devices for pro-athletes to train and rehabilitate using a technology that combines cold and compression to deliver optimal cold therapy.
Saluting Innovation at St. Jude Medical for continuously launching medical device technologies that address chronic conditions and reduce aggregate spending on healthcare. The company makes leading solutions for cardiac, neurological and chronic pain issues.
Saluting Innovation at Hit-Air for providing new technology in safety apparel for horseback riders. Hit Air offers a range of air vests and jackets for all equestrian disciplines including Western riding, English riding, Eventing and even working out on the ranch.
Saluting Innovation at Babolat for introducing a "smart racket" that will improve a tennis player’s game. Babolat, a French tennis manufacturer, has developed a racket with sensors in the handle to track and record performance. A wide range of data is collected; from type and number of strokes to power and amount of spin on the ball.