Gold and silver medals at 2012 Taipei International Invention Show
23 September, 2012: CEO David Whitfield (4th from right) was presented with a gold medal for the enLighten patented Radio Frequency Occupancy Sensing (RFOS) technology and a silver medal for the Chamaeleon multi function light at an awards ceremony held in Taipei overnight.
David headed a team to represent enLighten Australia at the Taipei International Invention Show & Technomart (INST) held on Sep 20-23, 2012.
Over 2000 innovations were featured at the event, covering product categories ranging from consumer electronics & electrical products to machinery, biotechnology and hospital equipment.
The Invention awards for patented designs featured 966 entries, of which 108 were overseas entries and 806 Taiwanese. The four judging criteria were Innovation & Ceativity, Market Performance, Function and Practicality and Design.
A number of other LED lighting products were recognised among the Gold & Silver medal award winners, including a pneumatically powered LED flashlight, LED zoomi8ng & projection flashlight and a wide angled LED streetlight. RFOS was the single LED lighting controls technology recognised.
enLighten exhibited the design patented chamaeleon multi-function light and RFOS radio frequency occupancy sensing control system, in addition to submitting the products into the awards program.
Taiwan ranks no. 1 in the world in number of patents held per million people (source 2011-2 Global Competitiveness Report, World Economic Forum)
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