Canadian Consulting Engineer

The Mircom Group of Companies wins GOLD at the prestigious Edison Awards honouring Top Innovations

August 13, 2013
By Canadian Consulting Engineer

VAUGHAN, ONT. – The Mircom Group of Companies™ is the gold winner of a 2013 Edison Award™, in the grouping of Smart Systems for its innovative Open Graphic Navigator (Open GN™). The winner was announced at the Awards Dinner and Gala in Chicago, IL on April 25, 2013 attended by 400 international business leaders and innovators.

“We are extremely honoured that OpenGN has received a gold medal from the Edison Awards,” said Jason Falbo, VP of Engineering, Mircom Group of Companies, “We are very proud of our entire team and congratulate everyone involved in creating OpenGN.”

Open GN is a powerful 3D graphics based building systems monitoring tool that gives unprecedented visualization of on-premise emergencies. Firefighters & first responders rely on this tactical display to instantly assess dangers and threats in a facility compromised by terrorists or environmental phenomenon. OpenGN creates safer more intelligent buildings everywhere. It can be uniquely customized to define floor plans and device symbols as well as real time notification to virtually any location. Mircom joins other 2013 winners including: Keurig, AT&T, 3M, Boeing, Mayo Clinic, and many more.

About the Edison Awards

The Edison Awards™ are among the most prestigious accolades honoring excellence in new product and service development, marketing, human-centered design and innovation. Unique to the world of award programs, the Edison Awards named after Thomas Edison are focused on the innovators as much as the innovations. Award winners represent “game changing” products, services and excellence and leadership in innovation. The winners were judged by a panel of more than 3,000 peers, including business executives, past winners, academics and leaders in the fields of product development, design, engineering, science and medicine.

About The Mircom Group of Companies

The Mircom Group of Companies is North America’s largest independent designer, manufacturer and distributor of advanced Fire Detection & Alarm, Voice Evacuation & Communication Systems, and Controlled Access & Security solutions, serving the global marketplace for over 20 years. Contact us toll-free at 888-660-4655.


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