The winner might be determined tomorrow afternoon and awarded a $50,000 verify and a robotic-topped trophy.
Fourteen corporations participated in our first Hardware Battlefield representing eleven nations. From medical units to quantitative self gear to drones to bike lights, these corporations launched for the primary time on our stage at CES 2014 and have been judged by panels of all-star judges.
Tomorrow, at three:00pm PDT, the 4 finalists will current their product but once more to 4 extra judges together with Yves Behar, Bre Pettis, Jen McCabe, and Matt Turck. The winner will take house the primary Hardware Battlefield cup.
All of our corporations have been superb. All of our entrants are already performing some superb work of their fields and most are nicely on their strategy to profitable crowdfunding. We have been proud to have them on our stage.
The finalists are:
Atlas [Presentation] – Atlas is a wearable gadget that tracks and identifies particular exercise. The place present merchandise can solely monitor a single metric, steps, Atlas is sensible sufficient to determine pushups, squats, lifeless lifts and every thing else.
Workforce: Peter Li, CEO Mike Kasparian, CTO Alex Hsieh, Lead Software program Developer Mehdi Mirza, Knowledge Scientist
Blaze Laserlight [Presentation] – Blaze are an clever biking model. Launching with the Laserlight, a radical innovation tackling the best reason for bike owner fatality – being caught within the ‘blind spot’ and automobiles turning throughout an unseen bike.
Workforce: Emily Brooke, CEO + Founder
CubeSensors [Presentation] – CubeSensors are small, trendy and related units that enable you to perceive how each room in your house or workplace is affecting your well being, consolation and productiveness. The Cubes monitor the whole lot that may be measured about indoors, like temperature, humidity, air high quality, noise, mild and barometric strain. They’re sufficiently small to slot in the palm of your hand and may simply mix in any room you need to optimize for leisure, sleep or work.
Workforce: Ales Spetic, CEO Marko Mrdjenovic, CTO
Owlet [Presentation] – Owlet supplies mother and father with peace of thoughts by implementing new applied sciences to watch, monitor, and alert on modifications of their toddler’s well being. Owlet helps mother and father forestall SIDS and different early toddler points.
Staff: Jordan Monroe, CMO Zack Bomsta, CTO Kurt Workman, CEO Tanor Hodges, CFO Jake Colvin, COO