INPEX's international jury panel selected gold medal award winners for many different product classifications. For most categories, one international and one domestic invention award winner was selected. See also, Special Awards and Merit Awards.


Below is a list of the 2016 Jury Award winners. Domestic and International - Gold Medals

 

Advertising

Ear Shades

Danny Hardy, Luis & Michele Trevino- USA


[email protected] PersonRecog – Gender & Age Group Recognition

Tomislav Bronzin - Citus, Ltd. - CROATIA


Agriculture

Hitch Kommander

Doug Edwards & Mel Marshall - USA


Adjustable Multi Pipe Wrench

World Tool Co., Ltd. - KOREA


Alternative Energy

Solar Sense

Stephen Kinch - USA


Building Water Engery Conversion System

Kuo-Liang Weng; Chieh-Lun, Weng; Ling-Hua, Weng; Ching-Jui, Wong - TAIWAN


Alternative Medicine/Therapeutic

Hybrid Flute Family With Simplified Key System

Andriy B.C. Lassowsky - USA


Nuguna Neckband

UFirst, Inc. - KOREA


Animal Care

The Brodie Bowl

Brian Uhl & Joe'l Sanfilippo - USA


Contraceptive Spiral For Dogs

Almir Karabegovic - Adleja D.O.O. - CROATIA


Apparel/Accessories

Smart Blanket By Yon

Yon O. Chang - USA


Aiyishe – Series of Cheongsam about Love, Soul in the Moonlight

Junhui Zhang, Ai Huang - CHINA


Arts/Crafts

Sketch-It

Daniel Hachey & Ryan Johnson - USA


Aiyishe – Series of Cheongsam about Love, Soul in the Moonlight

Junhui Zhang & Ai Huang - CHINA


Automotive/Transportation

Hitch Kommander

Doug Edwards & Mel Marshall - USA


Build In Automatic Inflation Device For Tires

Bowen Wang - CHINA


Bath/Accessories

The Hairbrush Web™ 

Michael Powell - USA


Multi-Functional Bathtub Device

Wan-Pei Hu; Tain-Li Lee; Shih-Ying Chang; Chia-Ying Lee; Hui-Lin Yen; Cheng Shiu University - TAIWAN


Bath/Plumbing

Halli-Loo Automatic Flushing Dog Toilet

Jenni Ellis Halliday - USA


Uniq Toilet

Malcolm Carver - AUSTRALIA


Biology Related Products

NO DOMESTIC MEDAL


Preparation of Antrodia Submerged Fermentation Compound

Guo Zhenyu; Giuo Yaorong; Wu Songgang; Huang Jianzhoug; Lin Jinke - CHINA


Cleaning Products/ Equipment

Garbage-Eez®

Stacey Lokey and Carolyn Caplik - USA


Magnetic Flush Toilet

Bae Jaehan - Green Value Co., Ltd. - KOREA


Computer

Full Colors Duplex Optical Data Transfer Technology

Linxin Wu - USA


MATIA – Automated Vision System for the Blind

Petros Psyllos - POLAND


Construction

Swift Rear-Wheel Barrow

Edgar Swift - USA


EPS-Mini

Jim Champlone and Marcia May - CANADA


Design (Technical)

MUDDER

Larry Carswell - USA


Uniq Toilet 

Malcolm Carver - AUSTRALIA


Education

Number Linx/Puzzling Polygons

Rebecca Klemm - USA


BioTransform

Nubli Wahab - MALAYSIA


Electrical/Electronics

Lug-Bot

Jorge Nieves & Amber Caputo - USA


Iris-Enabled Smart Glass

Yung-Hui Li; Chin-Yu Lin; Ho-Hsuan Chen; Bo-Ren Zheng; Dai-Yan Ji - TAIWAN


Engineering

MUDDER

Larry Carswell - USA


World’s First Nanorod Solar Module: Materials Fancy Goes Reality!

Jose Rajan - MALAYSIA


Entertainment

NO DOMESTIC MEDAL


Joker TV Card

Abylay Ospan - RUSSIA


Environmental

Rubber Plug Spray Nozzle

David Showalter - USA


Recycling of Multi-Material Packages by Thermal Decomposition

A. Wojciechowski, K. Pietrzak, T. Babul, & A. Dolinski - POLAND


Food/Beverage

Smokin’ Ace® BBQ Pit Regulator

Mike McCown - USA


Beyonde™  Maqui Plus+: Multi Fruits and Berries Concentrate Drink

Adisara Wonlopsiri, Kwankoo Onchamrous, Waritsara Praditkanok; Unilever Thai Trading Limited - TAIWAN


Innovative Technology of producing dried ostrich meat with enhanced nutritional and health-promoting properties

Agnieskzka Wierzbicka, Jaroslaw Horbanczuk, Cyprian Tomasik, Krystyna Gutkowska, Monika Marcinkowska-Lesiak, Elzbieta Gorska-Horczyczak, Ewelina Pogorzelska, Ewa Polawska and Marta - POLAND


Furniture

NO DOMESTIC MEDAL


Woodsum Wood Assembly Kit

Warm Material Co., Ltd. - KOREA


Gadgets

Patented Disappearing Straps for Electronic Cases

David Ringel & Steven Rekuc - USA


Adjustable Multi-Pipe Wrench

World Tool Co., Ltd. - KOREA


General Goods/Sundries

NO DOMESTIC MEDAL


X Cup

Tse-Huang Kuo - Pan Cycle International Co., Ltd. - TAIWAN


Hardware/Tools

Wrist-Easy

Wayne C. Emond & Regina Cooper - USA


Comlink BLDC Grass Cutter

Hui-Yi Wu - Comlink Electronic Co., Ltd. - TAIWAN


Health & Beauty

Root Touchup By Vanicci

Karen Gayton - USA


Complete Sets of Technology for Structural Beauty

Liangui Sun - CHINA


Household

The Furniture Side-Kick

Joel Jackowski - USA


The BedMaker

Lisa Wall - CANADA


Industrial Equipment

NO DOMESTIC MEDAL


An Intelligent Adaptive Control System for Modular PMSM

Huaguang Zhang, Shijie Yan, Guotao Hui, Bingyi Zhang, Xiuchong Liu, Enhui Chu, Xu Wang, Weihang Yan, Xiaomin Xu, Chenghao Pang - Northeastern University - CHINA


Infant/Childcare

Wheeled Cart Sliding Device

Kevin Gregory - USA


Phyctogram

Knowledge-Seek Co., Ltd. - KOREA


Kitchen

Garbage-Eez®

Stacey Lokey and Carolyn Caplik - USA


INSINK 4 in 1

Tonis Tollasepp - CANADA


Lawn & Garden

Winged Anchor Beach Umbrella Anchor System

Ana and Steven Alm - USA


Magic Hexagonal 

Shih-Chen Li; Ming-Hao Kuo; Yu-Lin Chu; Hsieh Hsin Min; Lee Chia Wei, Yi-Xiu Lan, Jhu-Syu Shih, Yi-Ting Yang, Jin En Fan - Overseas China University - TAIWAN


Medical

Force Source

Erica Lynch - USA


A Photoelectric Quantum Chip with Improving Human Microcirculation and Healthcare

Jing-Sheng Tseng; Jing-Sheng Tseng; Yen-Hsin Chai; Tien-Fung Wu; Jing-Wen Liao; Mien-Chih Lin; Guo-Chen Hung/ Taipei City University of Science and Technology/ Guo-Chen Technology Co., Ltd. - TAIWAN


Novelties/Household

Magnetic Frames to Change

Bonnie Northrop Nesbitt - USA


A Bifunctional Manufacturing Equipment of Producing Negative Hydrogen Ion Water and Energy Water Which Can Improve the Physical Health

Yen-Hsin Chai; Yen-Hsin Chai; Chih-Jen Li; Wen-Chung Tseng; Chao-Hsiang Liu; Tung-Sen Yu/ 3G Technology Co., Ltd/ Taipei City University of Science and Technology - TAIWAN


Novelties/Specialty Gifts

PacShac

Drew VanNostran - USA


Lolo Lids

Jerry McArthur & Wendy Lloyd - CANADA


Office Supplies & Stationary

RediTape® Pocket Size Duct Tape

Jay Kolb & Mike Vidra - Proton Products, Inc. - USA


Jing Si Foldable Furniture System Packaging

Marshall Siao/Jing Si Publication - TAIWAN


Outdoor

Aquatune

Roy Sharda - USA


Multifunction Crutches Device

Chien-erh Weng; Weng, Chien-Erh; Hsieh, Chi-Ting; Zheng, Zhu-Yun; Li, Shou- Yan/ National Kaohsiung Marine University  - TAIWAN


Personal Care Products

Clarifeye Lens

Candace Rymniak - USA


The SPOT LESS BRUSH

Salvatore P. DeRicco, DDS - USA


Phyctogram

Knowledge Seek Co., Ltd. - KOREA


Recreation

MUDDER

Larry Carswell - USA


Koby Sports Mate

Gyasi Sulvaran - CARACAO


Safety and Security - Industrial

KLED 1.4

Teresa Hidalgo & Joshua Grary - USA


Intelligent Optical Fiber BOTDA Sensor Monitoring System

Dong Fang Wu, Jingjing Luo, Wenlei Sun, Yuanlin Sun - CHINA


Safety and Security - Personal

Readysled

Carlton Parrish - Global Defense Research, LLC - USA


Protection Element For Safety Gloves Fingers

Jorge Sgombich - CHILE


Science

NO DOMESTIC MEDAL


Graphine Composite Material and Preparation Method Thereof

Wei-Song Hung, Chien-Chieh Hu, Kueir-Rarn Lee, Juin-Yih Lai/Chung Yuan Christian University - TAIWAN


Specialized Technology

MUDDER 

Larry Carswell - USA


Embedded Spiral Lifting Safety Elevator

Xukai Jan - Shenzhen Shengshi Elevator Co. Ltd. - CHINA


Sports

THE CRICKET Step Cycle Tricycle

William J. Sans - USA


Stingray Electronic Surfboard

Jet-Wake - KOREA


Telecommunications

NO DOMESTIC MEDAL


Wet Mobile Rescue

Jose Luis Torre Barreiro - SPAIN


Toys and Games

DARTVantage™ 

Timothy Colasurdo - USA


Woodsum Wood Assembly Kit

Warm Material Co., Ltd. - KOREA


Wellness/Fitness

ShoulderSphere

Win Chang, MD - USA


Phyctogram

Knowledge Seek Co., Ltd. - KOREA