ITRI Wins R&D 100 Awards for Sixth Consecutive Year

ITRI (Industrial Technology Research Institute), Taiwan’s largest and one of the world’s leading high-tech research and development institutions, accepted three 2013 R&D 100 Awards on Nov. 8th in Orlando, Fla. ITRI was selected as a winner for the sixth consecutive year, collecting awards for the following advanced technologies in their respective categories:

• iAT Technology (Electrical Device category), one of the first see-through display and air-touch input technologies for computers, wearable computers and mobile devices that allows a user’s hand to be free of any physical device such as a touchpad or keyboard for touch input.
• ButyFix™ (Energy Technology category), the first carbon-negative bio-butanol production technology that uses cellulosic feedstock to produce advanced biofuel.
• FluxMerge (Mechanical Systems category), the only technology that reduces air gap magnetic flux leakage in the magnetic circuit path of all electric machines.
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