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2013 Kinetic Process Innovation Award Winners Announced

Awards Recognize Outstanding Achievements in the Application of Innovation and Technology

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 02/21/13 -- High Tech Views, a premier technology publication and this year's sponsor of the 17th annual Kinetic Process Innovation Awards, announces five award winners whose technology has made a significant contribution to supporting business growth and achievement for their customers. Additionally, one Vision Award winner has been named for a product or service accomplishment that exhibits the greatest potential for helping to solve and transform a critical business challenge using technological innovation.

The 2013 recipient of the Vision Award is Jenoptik Laser for its innovative robot-based 3D metal cutting laser machine, JENOPTIK-VOTAN® BIM. The Vision Award honors one company that exemplifies a technology breakthrough which Jenoptik clearly demonstrated. The award is judged on three key themes: Innovation, Value, and Impact.

"Numerous cutting edge applications were submitted this year ranging from Jenoptik's laser robot to document management systems and energy harvesting solutions that are making a significant impact on the competiveness and success of the organizations they serve," said Drew Barrows, deputy editor of High Tech Views. "As in past years, with the wide range of technologies represented, the judges found it particularly challenging to make their final selections. The winners, however, exemplify a focus on solutions that increase efficiencies and provide valuable ROI for their customers."

The 2013 Kinetic Process Innovation Award winners are:

  • EastNets, New York City and Dubai, for the deployment of its en.Service Bureau solution at the Ansbacher Bahamas for SWIFT connectivity, helping the bank reduce complexity, cost and risk related to payments and other international financial transactions.
  • EnOcean, San Ramon, CA and Frankfurt, Germany, for its energy harvesting solutions deployed in the Ruby House, a state of the art private residence and "green" house in Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • iQuate, San Francisco, CA and Dublin, Ireland, and Palisade Consulting Group, for excellent in service and deployment of a powerful discovery platform to optimize highly complex IT environments, including enterprise server technologies from Oracle, Microsoft, IBM, and VMWare, among others.
  • Omnify Software, Tewksbury, MA - Product Design Automation - for its PLM application at Terrafugia, a growing aerospace company that designs and manufactures revolutionary "flying cars."

About Kinetic Process Innovation Awards:

The awards program, founded by Kinetic Information LLC in 1996, is sponsored by High Tech Views to recognize innovation in the application of information technology. Awards focus on the business benefits user organizations derive from their technology systems. Winners are selected by a panel of experts consisting of independent professionals who are recognized authorities in their fields. The judging process is free of any vendor or other bias so the emphasis remains on the business benefits provided by each winning implementation.

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