The Computerized Prosthesis Alignment System (Compas™) by Orthocare Innovations, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, has been named a finalist in the 2010 Edison Best New Product Awards. Compas is a finalist in the science and medical category.
The award winners will be selected by the voting of the roughly 2,000 members of the not-for-profit Marketing Executives Networking Group (MENG). The awards are judged on marketplace innovation, marketplace success, technological innovation, market structure innovation, societal impact, and design innovation. According to edisonawards.com, the awards “symbolize the persistence and excellence personified by Thomas Alva Edison, inspiring America’s drive to remain in the forefront of innovation, creativity, and ingenuity in the global economy…. 2010 finalists include some of the largest and most well respected companies in the nation, including Proctor and Gamble, 3M, Motorola, GE Healthcare, General Mills, Allergan, and Amazon.com.”