CONSUMER PRODUCTS CATEGORY
BreezeRite Air Filtration Module
Rob Luchsinger, Pipe Creek, Texas
BreezeRite eliminates the dust build up on the top and forward edge of fan blades and allows the ease of cleaning by simply pulling out the filter housing and rinsing it off - or replacing it with new filters, instead of trying to vacuum, dust or wash down each fan blade.
MACHINERY & EQUIPMENT CATEGORY
Eric Foy, Central Point, Oregon
The current invention comprises an axial flow impeller pump section located at the inlet end of the transfer hose, a power head at the flex-fitting located near the destination (tank or truck), and a flexible drive shaft running inside the transfer hose.
IDEA™ Enhanced Pulse Oximetry
Rodrigo Teixeira, Alton J. Reich, Stephen F. Malin, Huntsville, Alabama
IDEA™ is an elegant confluence of recent advances in probabilistic inference, unsupervised machine learning and quantitative medicine.
SAFETY AND SECURITY CATEGORY
Digital Window Distributed Imaging Camera
Ellen Cargill, Peter Jones, Dennis Purcell, Boston MA
Scallop Imaging's seven mexapixel Digital Window D7-180 video surveillance camera is the first stand-alone computational imaging system, able to stream and record in full-color high resolution throughout its 180° field of view, without fisheye distortion.
SUSTAINABLE TECHNOLOGY CATEGORY
Sustainable, Durable Bridges of the Future
Ibrahim Al-Khattat, Talacre, Wales United Kingdom
The LPSA (light prestressed segmented arch) engineering system reduces bridge building to assembling a kit of compact parts that can easily be manufactured and transported, resulting in considerable cost, energy, and capital investment savings
Regenerative Braking Bike Front Wheel
David Swain, Frank Maurer, Jason Moore, Albert Shih, Pipe Creek, Texas
The goal of the system is to ultimately make it a retrofit front-wheel for any bicycle using hydraulic pump motors that exist today and are over 94% efficient.