Wave Glider Wins Edison Gold Medal

Sunday, April 28, 2013
Wave Glider SV3: Photo courtesy of Liquid Robotics

Liquid Robotics, an ocean data service provider and developer of the Wave Glider, was named the 2013 Gold Medal winner for innovation in power generation and utilization.

Presented at the 26th Edison Awards Ceremony and Gala event, Liquid Robotics was honored for the creation of its wave powered autonomous ocean robot, powered solely by the planet’s endless supply of wave and solar energy.  This innovation transforms how the world can economically and pervasively observe, monitor and protect the world’s oceans.

The Edison Awards symbolizes the persistence and excellence personified by Thomas Alva Edison, and recognizes the world’s outstanding innovations and innovators. The Edison Awards are judged by more than 3,000 senior business executives and academics across the nation and have honored some of the most world’s most innovative new products, services and business leaders. A few past award winners include the Falcon 9 rocket and spacecraft by SPACEX, OnStar For my Vehicle by OnStar, IBM Watson Solutions, iPhone4s with Siri and iPad by Apple.


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