Adrich is an AI meets IOT consumer insight company that specializes in the design and deployment of the world’s first “patented” Smart Consumer Platform, unveiling true qualitative and quantitative consumer usage data. Our end-to-end solution is powered by proprietary machine learning algorithms, coupled with real-time analytics that are captured through our smart product usage trackers. The output is an incomparable perspective into True Consumer Usage Behav
Adrich is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA and backed by Sony Innovation Lab, Plug & Play Ventures and Idea Fund Partners. Currently, Adrich has seven Fortune 500 Consumer Packaged Goods companies on their Smart Consumer Platform.
Aurochs Brewing Company
Aurochs Brewing Company provides great tasting, craft beers that are naturally gluten-free. Every one of our beers is crafted with the spirit of the Aurochs, a legendary beast that roamed the wild countryside thousands of years ago. Our use of ancient, untamed grains imparts complex flavors shaped by generations of growth in the wilderness. Much like the Aurochs, our beers are never domesticated, always free.
Bansen Labs has created Xogo – a universal adapter that unlocks the world of technology for people with disabilities and provides opportunities for social, vocational, and recreational participation. It allows people with disabilities to use controls that work for them – like switches, joysticks, and more – to connect to the technologies everyone uses – like cable boxes, game consoles, and smart home devices.
Diamond Kinetics provides real-time quantitative data, biomechanics feedback and training guidance for sports performance improvement using wireless inertial sensors and software applications. Building on academically validated scientific research at the University of Michigan and the University of Pittsburgh, Diamond Kinetics is bringing a dynamic sensor driven technology platform to the mass market in baseball and softball.
Digital Dream Labs, LLC
Digital Dream Labs, LLC has developed dreamWare, a platform that bridges the gap between nostalgic, hands-on learning and engaging, digital technology. Using dreamWare, children solve simple sequence puzzles in real life that are transmitted wirelessly to a tablet or other electronic device for continued interaction. Children have fun playing our games while learning topics such as logic, sequencing, math and chemistry.
Diversamé creates tools with natural/afro textured, coiled and curly hair textures at the center of design. Hair tools have traditionally been designed with straight hair used as the default. Everyone without that hair type is forced to “make it work.” With Diversamé, those with textured hair can take the “work” out of styling and simply have fabulous hair.
EKTO VR is a technology company in Pittsburgh, PA that designs and builds robotic wearables to enable the next generation of fully immersive VR experiences. The company’s flagship product, EKTO ONE, is the world’s first robotic VR movement solution, empowering users to walk naturally through digital content while staying safe, comfortable, and engaged.
ForeFront Product Design, LLC
ForeFront Product Design, LLC developed Smart Pressure Technology™ which provides a technology breakthrough for products that use the power of compressed air in low pressure, portable applications. The initial product line, the Green Gorilla Advanced Spray Systems™, is a commercial line of compressed air sprayers and was developed by a world class power management engineering team. The Green Gorilla Advanced Spray Systems™ allows industry professionals to gain 25% labor efficiency and 15% material savings while spraying for pests, weeds, chemical spills and many other applications.
ModCloth, Inc. (acquired by Jet.com)
From independent designer fashion to cute apartment wares, ModCloth.com is a mecca for discriminating female shoppers. A well-known Indie fashion retailer with a loyal customer base, ModCloth is a trusted brand among college-aged women. ModCloth’s next-generation web experience will change the way customers look at fashion online and bring a much-needed sense of community to e-retail.
Module designs adaptable housing that changes as your needs do. Through a patent-pending wall system and design platform, residents can turn a one bedroom starter unit into a three bedroom house. It’s just the right amount of space at the right time.
Nollapelli combines the latest in beauty science, textile technology and sleep discovery in a patent-pending fabric designed to help you sleep well and wake up looking and feeling your best. Their “better for you bedding” is sold direct to consumer, into high end hotels and spas and through select retailers.
PieceMaker Technologies is a Pittsburgh, PA based company which empowers retail stores to create customized inventory, on-demand. CNBC named their customizable products “Top trending of 2014”. The Factory in a Store is a proprietary system which lets consumers design their own products using a simple and engaging touchscreen kiosk, and then watch them made right in the store with custom manufacturing technology.
PittMoss Development Company, LLC makes and sells PittMoss®, a peat moss alternative that is made from recycled paper that would otherwise end up in a landfill and a proprietary blend of organic additives. PittMoss® is designed to replace the 1.1 Million Tons of Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss imported each year and utilized by U.S. greenhouses, nurseries and the home gardener.
SolePower creates self-charging wearables that capture wasted energy from human motion. Electronics can be powered solely by footsteps—creating “unplugged” technology that doesn’t need to be charged.
SolePower smart work boots (“SmartBoots”) collect motion and location data, providing industrial workforces with actionable insights to increase efficiency and reduce accidents. Embedded in the boot is a patented kinetic charger that generates power with every step. The system gathers and provides insights and data to improve worker safety by visualizing location and motion of workers on hazardous sites.
The Zebra is the nation’s leading auto insurance search engine. With its dynamic, real-time quote comparison tool, drivers can identify insurance companies with the coverage, service level, and pricing to suit their unique needs. The Zebra compares more than 200 car insurance companies and provides licensed agent support and educational resources to ensure drivers are equipped to make the most informed decisions about their policies. It’s “insurance in black and white.”
Thorley Industries LLC / 4moms
Thorley Industries has introduced robotics technology to the juvenile industry with it’s innovative 4moms products designed to meet parents’ real needs. Products include: The mamaRoo® infant seat designed to move the way parents do; The origami® stroller, the world’s first power-folding stroller; The breeze™ playard that opens or closes in one easy step, and The cleanwater collection™ infant tub and faucet cover with built-in digital thermometers.
Thread transforms plastic waste from the developing world into socially and environmentally responsible fabrics. Our customer brands instantly improve their social impact, carbon footprint and increase the value of their goods to today’s mindful customer without altering their current manufacturing processes. Customers have an opportunity meet the community of nearly 1,300 people who make their product possible from Ground to Good™ and learn how their lives have improved through an interactive Powered By Thread web platform.
Thread is responsible for the removal of over 6 million bottles from streets and canals of the developing world each month.
Trusst Lingerie is an innovative, fashion and tech company that has developed a patent-pending system of support catered towards larger busted women. The company is women-owned and founded, and has a range of experience in industrial design, engineering, material science and fashion. Trusst has developed its first line of products for the DD+ market, and plans to expand in both size and product category as it grows.
Zoobean provides web and mobile applications that help public libraries and schools better engage families and build children’s literacy. The core product, Beanstack, provides recommendations matched to each child’s interests and tools for earning incentives, including custom reading challenges.