Tobii Recognizes with Innovation Award at European Tech Growth Summit
Sep 30, 2013 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) --
Tobii Technology, a company engaged in eye tracking and gaze interaction, was honored last night as one of the most innovative companies in Europe at the 8th Annual Entrepreneur of the Year Award Ceremony held during the 2013 Tech Growth Summit at Tempelhofer Freiheit in Berlin.
The ceremony celebrated Europe's most successful companies for leading innovation and entrepreneurship, the Company noted in a release.
"This award program seeks to shine a light on the human side of technology and illuminate those dynamic and visionary entrepreneurs who are leading us to the technology of tomorrow with their quest for excellence," said Sven Lingjaerde, founder of Tech Tour.
Tobii Technology said that it was applauded for its success in revolutionizing eye-tracking technology to advance research and assistive technology, as well as forge a new era of user interface for the mainstream consumer technology market. Tobii is actively working with major product manufacturers across a wide array of industries, such as computers, gaming, medical devices and automotive, to develop mass market products that leverage the power of eye tracking.
"It is a true honor to be recognized as a leading innovator. Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Tobii, and maintaining an entrepreneurial perspective is a core component of our culture and daily operations," said John Elvesjo, CTO and executive CEO of Tobii Technology. "Over the last decade, Tobii has grown to become the recognized world leader in eye-tracking technology and partner of choice for OEM solutions."
Founded in Stockholm in 2001, Tobii now employees more than 400 professionals and has eight locations around the world.
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