SOURCE: High Tech Views

High Tech Views

February 15, 2011 09:00 ET

2011 Kinetic Process Innovation Award Winners Announced

Awards Recognize Innovation in the Application of Information Technology

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - February 15, 2011) - High Tech Views, a premier publication and this year's 2011 sponsor of the Kinetic Process Innovation Awards, announces five award winners whose technology has made a significant difference in supporting business growth and achievement for their customers. Also, the coveted Vision Award is presented for a technology accomplishment that exhibits the greatest potential for helping to solve and transform a critical challenge or social process. This is the 15th year that the Kinetic awards have been bestowed. 

The 2011 recipient of the Vision Award is NovoDynamics, a leader in providing advanced capture software technology that is based in Ann Arbor, MI. NovoDynamics VERUS optical character recognition technology (OCR) for Middle Eastern Languages was deployed by CACI, a professional services and IT company, in a project for the Army Research Labs to enhance images of captured and degraded documents and support security and intelligence operations. 

2011 Winners of the Process Innovation Award Categories are:

  • Omnify Software, Andover, MA -- Product Design Automation -- for its Omnify Empower PLM product lifecycle management software utilized by Pathway Medical Technologies
  • Siemens Medical, Malvern, PA and Xyntek, Inc., Yardley, PA -- Healthcare IT -- for Siemens' biometric authentication technology and Xyntek application support applied by Susquehanna Health.
  • Kepware Technologies, Portland, ME -- Manufacturing Automation -- for its communications automation technology at Gerdau Ameristeel. 
  • PharmaPros, Cambridge, MA -- Clinical Trial Data Management -- for its Data Flow Manager and support of clinical trials conducted by Paradigm Spine.
  • EastNets, NY and Dubai -- Banking Technology -- for its en.SafeWatch OFAC/Transaction Filtering application and SWIFT Alliance empowerment tools in use by Bermuda Commercial Bank.

"The award submissions this year were exceptional, making it very difficult for the judges to choose winners," said Drew Barrows, deputy editor of High Tech Views. "The applications were truly cutting edge, ranging from supporting US security and intelligence operations to helping bring products to market that support spinal surgeons and their patients. The winning technologies demonstrated that vendors are collaborating more collectively with their customers to yield greater efficiencies, business benefits, and illustrate a corporate culture that goes beyond the norm to really make a difference in their respective industries."

About Kinetic Process Innovation Awards:
The awards program was founded by Kinetic Information LLC in 1996 and is sponsored by various technology publications. The 2011 awards, sponsored by High Tech Views, 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 professional consultants 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.

Contact Information

    Valene Sanders
    Process Innovation Award Coordinator
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