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Golden Mousetrap Winners 2010

Golden Mousetrap 2010 Winners
Design News' annual Golden Mousetrap Awards recognize engineering innovation and creativity in product design. This year awards were given in five major categories: electronics, materials, motion control/automation, rapid prototyping and design tools, as well as several subcategories. The record number of entries we received was distributed to our beat editors for judging based on their expertise in each technology. Give yourselves a pat on the back winners, you deserve it! And click here to read about this year's finalists.

Category Company Product
ELECTRONICS    
Components, Hardware & Interconnects PearlLED Inc. Pearl-30
Digital Control/Embedded Computing Fujitsu Microelectronics America MB86298 "Ruby" Graphics Controller for Vehicle Information and Entertainment Systems
Power Management National Semiconductor SolarMagic Power Optimizer
Sensors & Vision Hewlett-Packard Inertial Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) Accelerometer
Test & Measurement SKF Reliability Systems SKF Machine Condition Advisor/CMAS 100-SL
MATERIALS
Engineering Plastics Greene, Tweed & Co. Xycomp DLF
Fastening, Joining & Assembly Components Smalley Steel Ring Co. Hoopster® Retaining Ring
Materials Processing Dymotek Bump Pump Disposable Fluid Pump
MOTION CONTROL/AUTOMATION
Controllers & Drives Emerson Control Techniques - Americas LLC Mentor MP DC Drive
Fluid Power Technologies Enfield Technologies PD-9000 Proportional & Servo Valve System
Industrial Network Technologies National Instruments NI Wireless Sensor Network
Motors & Mechanical Motion Devices Aerotech nanoMotion Dual-Axis Stage (ANT130-XY)
Sensors & Feedback Devices Analog Devices Inc. Digital iMEMS® Accelerometer (ADXL345)
RAPID PROTOTYPING TOOLS
Materials, Tools & Services Z Corp. ZScanner® 700 CX
DESIGN TOOLS
Analysis & Calculation Software Mentor Graphics Ltd. Mechanical Analysis Div. FloEFD
CAD Software Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp. SolidWorks Sustainability
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