SAN FRANCISCO – Leading innovator of hearing protection technology to the global industrial market Sensear has been named a finalist and the representative of the Australian State of Western Australia in the 2009 Innovation Shootout, to take place in January in Los Angeles and Silicon Valley.
developed the world’s most advanced hearing protection technology called SENS
(Speech Enhancement , Noise Suppression). Its range of hearing protection
devices enable workers in high noise environments to significantly lower their
risk of hearing loss by reducing background noise to safe levels, while
simultaneously enhancing speech to ensure safe clear communication in high noise
environments. Sensear’s product enable face to face communication plus they
connect to two way radios and sync to Bluetooth cell phones to deliver a
complete hearing solution.
formed in 2006 to commercialize technology initially developed by WATRI (Western
Australian Telecommunications Research Institute), a joint venture of the
internationally respected Curtin University of Technology and the University of
Western Australia. After two years of Research and Development the first
products were commercialized early in 2008 and are now selling globally into the
shows that noise induced hearing loss is major safety factor in many industrial
environments,” said David Cannington, chief marketing officer at Sensear.
companies with a unique solution to protect their employees hearing without
comprising their ability to communicate in noisy environments.”
Innovation Shootout is sponsored by the six State Governments of Australia, each
of which chooses a local company that has developed a cutting edge technological
advancement as its state finalist.
Finalists will give presentations about
their companies on January 13th during the Innovation Fast Pitch,
taking place at the Business Technology Center, run by the Community Development
Commission of the County of Los Angeles. They will then travel to the Bay Area
to participate in the Innovation Shootout on January 15th at the
Quadras Conference Center in Menlo Park. The winner will be selected by a panel
of judges including technology experts, members of the media, and venture
Government of Western Australia is extremely proud to have Sensear representing
us at this year’s Innovation Shootout,” said Doug Partington, Regional Director
of the Western Australian Trade and Investment Office for The Americas.
“Sensear is a perfect example of the level of technological innovation and
creativity present in Western Australia, and I am confident they will go
Hearing Technology Company Sensear Named Finalist for 2009 Innovation Shootout
January 9, 2009