Success Stories

Transforming old carpeting into next-generation, wood-like decks

As the carpeting capital of the U.S., Dalton, Georgia dumps millions of pounds of fibrous scraps into landfills each year. These days, smart innovators are spinning that trash into gold. NyloBoard, LLC, of Covington, Georgia is one such company. Using … Read more

CardioMEMS heart failure monitor helping medicine move to the next level

When cardiologist Jay Yadav teamed up with Georgia Tech professor Mark Allen to explore the new area of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) in 2001, they hadn’t envisioned results that would lead the way in medicine. But after years of testing and … Read more

Innovolt taps Georgia Tech innovation to help South Africa keep the lights on and modernize, despite daily power outages

Electrical surges and spikes can wreak havoc on home office electronics, as well as businesses and their electronic equipment. But in countries that struggle with daily brownouts and other extreme electrical disturbances, solving these problems often requires much more than … Read more

Georgia Tech’s FalconView™ mapping application

The Georgia Tech Research Corporation developed a mapping system for Microsoft Windows® to display topographical maps, aeronautical charts, satellite images, and other maps. The overlay tools, originally developed for the Department of Defense to facilitate mission planning, have numerous non-military … Read more

Georgia Tech’s BI Capture™ assists caregivers of children with autism and other special needs

Georgia Tech researchers have developed a behavior imaging tool, BI Capture™, to monitor and assess the behavior of children with autism and other developmental disorders. This easy-to-use, video-based ‘capture and access’ system can be used for recording, annotating, and communicating … Read more

Georgia Tech’s Integrated MEMS Laboratory spins out the next generation of motion sensors

Research conducted by Dr. Farrokh Ayazi at Georgia Tech’s renowned Integrated MEMS Laboratory has led to a huge market opportunity for inertial sensors in consumer mobile product applications, including gaming, navigation, and digital photography. Qualtré, Inc., the world’s leading developer … Read more

Georgia Tech research contributes to cutting-edge microelectronics

Akrometrix, a Georgia-based company founded upon the pioneering work of Dr. I. Charles Ume, a professor in Georgia Tech’s School of Mechanical Engineering, has become an industry leader in measuring and resolving thermomechanical flatness issues in the manufacturing and assembly … Read more

Georgia Tech startup dramatically improves performance and speed of analog integrated circuits

Quellan, a Georgia Tech startup company, designs and markets high performance analog signal processing integrated circuits that dramatically improve the performance, speed, and density of existing platforms. The company has become a leader in analog signal processing and RF noise … Read more

Georgia Tech spinoff pioneers the next generation of health care

CardioMEMS, an Atlanta-based medical technology company, has developed a wireless sensing and communication device designed to help patients and physicians manage cardiovascular diseases, such as heart failure, aneurysms, and hypertension. Originally developed by Georgia Tech and MIT, the microelectromechanical system … Read more