TAG Unveils the Top 10 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia
Companies to Present Their Innovations at the Georgia Technology Summit
ATLANTA (March 19, 2014) - The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) today announced the Top 10 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia. These companies were singled out from the Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies announced last week for showing the highest degree of innovation, the broadest scope and financial impact of their innovations and the greatest effect of such innovation in promoting Georgia's technology industry throughout the U.S. and globally.
The 2014 Top 10 Innovative Companies are:
· M2SYS Technology
M2SYS Technology delivers scalable biometric identity management solutions that increase security and convenience while saving money, building accountability, and establishing trust for governments and businesses around the world.
· Map Large, Inc.
MapLarge is a Platform for Big Data Visualization, Analytics and Publishing.
· NCR Corporation
NCR Corporation is the global leader in consumer transaction technologies that enables more than 485 million transactions daily across retail, financial, travel, hospitality, telecom and technology, and small business.
· Partpic, Inc.
Partpic is a computer vision startup that facilitates the search and purchase of replacement parts using a camera enabled device.
Patientco's suite of cloud-based automation tools increases revenue, cuts costs and streamlines the patient revenue cycle for healthcare providers by simplifying the payment process for patients.
Rigor's simple, yet powerful Web Performance Monitoring platform helps companies ensure great experiences for users on their web, mobile, and internet-based applications.
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 – an invisible, non-wearable system providing continuous tracking of heart and respiration rates, bed occupancy and movement.
· SoftWear Automation, Inc.-
SoftWear Automation, Inc., using its patented disruptive technology, is designing robotic work-cells for the cost effective production of garments & other sewn products.
Springbot, an eCommerce marketing platform, is a Gold Industry Partner of Magento, an eBay company, and has combined the power of marketing automation and marketing analytics to deliver its Marketing Robotics™ service.
· The Weather Company
The Weather Company is where the world gets its weather, and technology makes it happen -- we distribute directly to consumers on television, web, mobile, tablet and emerging platforms; build platforms for energy, aviation, media and enterprise sectors; and deliver to third-party partners through our rich APIs.
Each Top 10 company will present their innovation on-stage during the 2013 Georgia Technology Summit (GTS) on March 26th, 2014, at the Cobb Galleria Centre.
"The Top 10 awards are given to an elite group of companies whose products and solutions are not only changing their respective industries, they are also putting Georgia on the map as a state where technology innovation can thrive," said Tino Mantella, president & CEO of TAG. "We applaud each of these companies for standing out as leaders in Georgia's technology community and look forward to showcasing them at our annual Georgia Technology Summit."
"The competition for Top 10 recognition was particularly fierce this year," said Dennis Zakas, a partner and founder of Zakas & Leonard, LLP, Chair of Group Office Buys, LLC, and chairperson of the Top 40 Selection Committee. "The Top 10 demonstrate the depth and breadth of Georgia's technology community. We are pleased to recognize this group of companies and believe that the community will be just as impressed as we are by their innovation and impact on Georgia's technology industry."
For more information about TAG and the Georgia Technology Summit and to register for the event, visit: http://www.tagonline.org/events/georgia-technology-summit .
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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.
For more information 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 http://www.tagedonline.org/.