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Visionary M2M Application that Detects Potentially Dangerous Head Impact Honored by Computerworld
COLUMBIA, Md., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurotech, a leading supplier of embedded technologies, products and systems, and SENSUSS, an innovator of sensor technologies, today announces IDG's Computerworld Honors Program has named SENUSSS as a 2013 Laureate. The annual award program honors visionary applications of information technology promoting positive social, economic and educational change.
"Technology continues to play a pivotal role in transforming how business and society functions. For the past 25 years the Computerworld Honors Program has had the privilege of celebrating innovative IT achievements," said John Amato, vice president & publisher, Computerworld. "Computerworld is honored to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of the 2013 class of Laureates and to share their work. These projects demonstrate how IT can advance organizations' ability to compete, innovate, communicate and prosper."
SENSUSS is developing a portfolio of products that provide immediate information about impact levels that an athlete has sustained during participation. This product, the "S3", is a device that monitors impacts and captures that data; it then uses M2M to transmit and store that data, and through cloud based applications provides real time assessments that protect the athlete from further potential harm.
John Grazioli, SENSUSS President said, "We are at an exciting time for the merging of M2M applications and sensor technologies. The future highlights numerous upcoming sensor advancements and a substantial infrastructure created in the cloud to do amazing things with sensor data. Along with our partners, Eurotech and Avnet, we are poised to lead this emerging market and together share a commitment to provide social value with our products. This prestigious award from Computerworld further amplifies the importance of this technology and validates our teams' commitment to protect you."
"SENSUSS had a great product idea and knew it needed to be combined with current M2M and cloud technology for better, faster delivery of the data," said Greg Nicoloso, Eurotech CEO for North America. "By connecting their helmet sensors to the Everyware Cloud, coaches, doctors and parents can find out about potentially harmful hits immediately and even compare the data to previous hits or specific medical issues the athlete may have. We look forward to supporting this innovative healthcare application as it begins to proliferate in the market."
The Computerworld Honors Program awards will be presented at the Gala Evening and Awards Ceremony on June 3, 2013 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C.
About The Computerworld Honors Program
Founded by International Data Group (IDG) in 1988, The Computerworld Honors Program is governed by the not-for-profit Computerworld Information Technology Awards Foundation. Computerworld Honors is the longest running global program to honor individuals and organizations that use information technology to promote positive social, economic and educational change. Additional information about the program and a Global Archive of past Laureate case studies, as well as oral histories of Leadership Award recipients can be found at the Computerworld Honors website.
SENSUSS is a privately held company that develops a portfolio of technologically advanced products that will impact a vast array of industries. SENSUSS' mission is to enhance lives through knowledge; we are currently presenting an evolution of sensory products that capture environmental and bio-rhythmic data. These products range from isolated sensors up to a full body area network linked to the cloud. Visit us at www.SENSUSS.com.
Eurotech is a listed global company (ETH.MI) that integrates hardware, software, services and expertise to deliver embedded computing platforms and sub-systems to leading OEMs, system integrators and enterprise customers for successful and efficient deployment of their products and services. Drawing on concepts of minimalist computing, Eurotech lowers power draw, minimizes physical size and reduces coding complexity to bring sensors, embedded platforms, sub-systems, ready-to-use devices and high performance computers to market, specializing in defense, transportation, industrial and medical segments. By combining domain expertise in wireless connectivity as well as communications protocols, Eurotech architects platforms that simplify data capture, processing and transfer over unified communications networks. Our customers rely on us to simplify their access to state-of-art embedded technologies so they can focus on their core competencies. Learn more about Eurotech at www.eurotech.com.
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