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BCS is proud to announce the winners for the Technology Awards categories of its IT Professional Awards:
Interactive Poster, Visual Planet Ltd
Shop windows, existing LCD and rear projection screens can be made interactive instantly with a revolutionary new "foil" up to 100 inches across. ViP Interactive uses a transparent foil to create interactive information on a window giving 24 x 7 access to websites without the need for a computer. Graphics, film and data can be sent to the device via the Internet, enabling remote update of material.
Trexy.com, Trexy Ltd
Stop searching for the same things twice. Remember your searches and the web pages you've visited by creating search trails. Search trails are the paths you create while searching on your favourite engines like Google, Yahoo and MSN. The Trexy Trailbar helps you pinpoint information you've already found and works with over 3000 engines. You can create, remember and share your search trails using the Trexy Trailbar. It's free to use.
RNLI Sea Safety System, Active Web Solutions
Working with the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, Active Web Solutions has developed an innovative satellite based safety system that automatically raises an alert when a vessel is in trouble or there is a man overboard situation. Together, the RNLI and AWS have created a technology solution that actively assists in preventing the needless loss of life at sea and helps to take the 'search' out of 'search and rescue'.
StartHere has developed a self-help, electronic, signposting service built around the needs of the user. It is an accessible, easy to use starting point for anyone looking for information on a range of health, housing, education, employment, welfare and social issues. StartHere gives broad, top-level information, connecting people, simply and effectively, free of charge, to the specialist organizations and services, voluntary and statutory, national and local, that can help them most.
The BT Innovation Flagship Award for Technology
RNLI Sea Safety Systems, Active Web Solutions