|By PR Newswire||
|March 19, 2014 01:00 PM EDT||
ATLANTA, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensiotec, a wireless digital technology pioneer, announced today its receipt of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) "Top 10" Award as one of Georgia's 10 most innovative technology companies. TAG is the state's leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia's technology industry. TAG will formally recognize Sensiotec as a member of the prestigious TAG "Top 10 "during the 2014 Georgia Technology Summit on March 26, 2014, at the Cobb Galleria Centre.
The "Top 10" most innovative technology companies are chosen from among TAG's "Top 40" 2014 list and were chosen based on a number of criteria, including: degree of innovation; scope and financial impact of innovation; likelihood of success; and promotion of Georgia's innovative efforts nationally and internationally.
Sensiotec is a wireless digital technology pioneer that has created Virtual Medical Assistant® (VMA), the world's first FDA-cleared, non-contact, radar-based, remote vital signs monitor. VMA is an invisible, non-wearable system that continuously tracks heart and respiration rates, bed occupancy and movement without ever touching the patient directly or indirectly. VMA allows healthcare providers to access real-time and trend data, which can be sent to any remote device instantaneously. Recently, Sensiotec released VMA 2.O expanding the platform's integration capabilities even further.
Sensiotec is honored to receive this recognition from TAG as a "Top 10" Georgia innovator," said Robert Arkin, CEO and founder of Sensiotec. "We share our award with the State of Georgia, which is nurturing an ecosystem supportive of digital healthcare innovation."
This year's Top 10 Companies were selected from among over 100 applications submitted by companies from across Georgia. Companies selected to be in the Top 10 will be given the opportunity to present at the annual Georgia Technology Summit before a crowd of more than 1,300 of the state's technology leaders.
"The 2014 Top 10 finalists are an elite group of innovators who represent the very best of the best from Georgia's Technology community," said Tino Mantella, president & CEO of TAG. "The 2014 Top 10 finalists are shining examples of what makes our State such a hotbed for technology and we applaud them for standing out as leaders in Georgia's technology community."
"Our tenth year of the Top 40/Top 10 was an overwhelming success, based on the number of truly innovative companies that participated in the competition," said Dennis Zakas, a partner and founder of Zakas & Leonard, LLP, Chair of Group Office Buys, LLC, and chairperson of the Top 40/Top 10 Selection Committee. "The Top 40 winners demonstrate the depth and breadth of Georgia's technology community."
Sensiotec, a wireless digital technology leader, pioneered Virtual Medical Assistant® (VMA), the world's first FDA-cleared, non-contact, radar-based, remote vital signs monitor – an invisible, non-wearable system that continuously measures heart and respiration rates, bed occupancy and movement. VMA allows healthcare providers to access real-time and trend data, which can be sent to any remote device. VMA helps meet critical unmet needs, enabling providers to do more with less while reducing risk, improving care and increasing productivity. Sensiotec is based at the Georgia Institute of Technology's Advanced Technology Development Center, (ATDC) named by Forbes as one of the "Top 12 Business Incubators Changing the World." Sensiotec is an ATDC Select Company, ATDC's flagship program for high potential startups. Sensiotec has received the Healthcare Heroes Award for Innovation. Visit www.Sensiotec.com or www.twitter.com/Sensiotec.
About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 22,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia and Savannah. TAG's mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia's technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy. The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia's technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state's economic climate for technology. TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 34 professional societies. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG's charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive. Visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org or TAG's community website at www.TAGthink.com. To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit www.tagedonline.org.
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