Purdue-based startups to demonstrate their tech at CES 2016

December 23, 2015  

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Oliver Wendt, at right, assists Steve Rettig of Lafayette, Indiana, and his son, Stevie, with using SPEAKall!® and SPEAKmore!® Both are iPAD applications that help families affected by severe, nonverbal autism improve communication. SPEAK MODalities, which commercializes the technology, will join three other startups based on Purdue intellectual property Jan. 6-9 at CES 2016 in Las Vegas.

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. and LAS VEGAS - Officials from four startups based on Purdue University intellectual property will demonstrate their technologies Jan. 6-9 in Las Vegas during CES 2016, the largest consumer electronics trade show in North America.

Purdue Research Foundation Office of Technology Commercialization will host the startups at booths #80822 and #80823 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, 201 Sands Ave. The startups licensed the intellectual property through the office.

The startups are:

* AccuPS, whose technology creates easy-to-use virtual reality through powerful 3-D user interface solutions.

* AddiLat, which has developed an innovative printed-electronics manufacturing process technology and materials for touchscreen sensor electrode fabrication.

* SensorHound, which has developed Internet of Things (IOT)-specific operations monitoring software that is proactive, automated and systematic. A video is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HivLOiCJ7JE

 * SPEAK MODalities, whose technology improves communication for children affected by severe, non-verbal autism. A video is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AabR3FV9roY

ZeroUI, a San Jose, California startup based on Purdue intellectual property, will demonstrate its technology at booth #80923. A video about the company is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBtgXup-Rkc

About Purdue Research Foundation Office of Technology Commercialization

The Purdue Office of Technology Commercialization operates one of the most comprehensive technology transfer programs among leading research universities in the U.S. Services provided by this office support the economic development initiatives of Purdue University and benefit the university's academic activities. The office is managed by the Purdue Research Foundation, which received the 2014 Incubator Network of the Year from the National Business Incubation Association for its work in entrepreneurship. For more information about funding and investment opportunities in startups based on a Purdue innovation, contact the Purdue Foundry at foundry@prf.org. For more information on licensing a Purdue innovation, contact the Office of Technology Commercialization at innovation@prf.org           

Purdue Research Foundation contact: Steve Martin, 765-588-3342, sgmartin@prf.org           

Source: Dongsung Hong, 765-588-3491, dhong@prf.org 

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