SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Edison Awards, celebrating 26 years of honoring the best in innovation and excellence in the development of new products and services, announced that Dakim BrainFitness was voted a silver winner for innovation at the April 25th event at Navy Pier in Chicago.
Being recognized with an Edison Award is one of the highest accolades a company can receive in the name of innovation and business. The awards are named after Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) whose inventions, new product development methods and innovative achievements literally changed the world.
"Our judges recognized Dakim BrainFitness as a true innovator out of the many products in its category," said Frank Bonafilia, executive director of the Edison Awards.
"We are honored to have been recognized for our innovation among so many game-changing products and services, and to be the only brain fitness product ever to receive an Edison Award," said Dan Michel, CEO of Dakim, Inc.
The ballot of nominees for the Edison Awards™ was judged by a panel of more than 3,000 leading business executives including past award winners, academics and leaders in the fields of product development, design, engineering, science and medical.
About Dakim, Inc.
Dakim Inc. is the leading provider of brain fitness programs specially designed to help people improve memory as they sharpen and preserve brain function. Dakim BrainFitness is a clinically tested, comprehensive brain-training program featuring entertaining multimedia exercises and patented technology that customizes the program for each user, optimizing the therapeutic benefit of every session. To best serve the full range of users, Dakim BrainFitness is available as a web-based subscription service; a turnkey hardware-based system that is #1 of its kind in senior living communities; and in a software edition used by healthcare professionals to help patients suffering from cognitive decline, stroke, or traumatic brain injury. Dakim BrainFitness is also the only brain fitness product approved as Evidence-Based by the U.S. Administration on Aging. The company is headquartered in Santa Monica, CA. For more information, visit www.dakim.com.
About the Edison Awards™
The Edison Awards is a program conducted by Edison Universe, a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to fostering future innovators. The Awards have been recognizing and honoring the best in innovations and innovators since 1987. They honor game-changing innovations that are at the forefront of new product and service development, marketing and human-centered design, and are one of the highest accolades a company can receive in the name of successful innovation. For more information about the Edison Awards complete program and a list of past winners, visit www.edisonawards.com.
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