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Posted: May 4, 2010
QD Vision's Quantum Light Optic Wins Silver at Edison Best New Products Awards
(Nanowerk News) QD Vision, developer of Quantum Light™ nanotechnology-based products for solid state lighting and displays, took home the Silver at this year's Edison Best New Products Awards for its Quantum Light™ optic in the Energy and Sustainability awards category.
The Quantum Light™ optic enables LED lighting companies to produce lamps and downlight fixtures that combine the pleasing warmth and color of incandescent bulbs with the energy efficiency of LED technology. The company's first product, the Quantum Light™ optic, is a key component of Nexxus Lighting's Array Quantum LED™ R30 lamp.
"Innovation is more important now than ever," said Sarah Miller Caldicott, great grandniece of Thomas Edison, and Chairperson of the Edison Awards Steering Committee. "The Edison Award winners are the moving parts in the engine of economic growth. They inspire people to think outside the box and their results improve the lives of people around the world."
Given annually, The Edison Awards are a peer-review honor and are voted on by roughly 2,000 members of the not-for-profit Marketing Executives Networking Group, an association of America's top executives and academics. The awards symbolize the persistence and excellence personified by Thomas Alva Edison, America's premier inventor, inspiring America's drive to remain in the forefront of innovation, creativity and ingenuity in the global economy.
"Winning the Silver at the Edison Best New Product Awards is a very significant accomplishment for QD Vision," said Dan Button, QD Vision President and CEO. "Our technology and products will play a key role in the development of new lighting and display products that deliver unmatched color and light while reducing the demand for energy."
About QD Vision, Inc.
QD Vision is a quantum dot product company that delivers highly differentiated lighting and display solutions. QD Vision's Quantum Light™ platform enables step-change advances in current generation solutions, such as LCDs, LEDs and even OLEDs, and ultimately a significant leap over these technologies. Leveraging a first-tier patent position in nanotechnology originating at MIT, QD Vision is a privately held company based in Watertown, Mass.