Danny Blacker’s Invention Selected for Licensing Deal with Bed Bath & Beyond

Bed Bath and Beyond product search

After 6 years in Navy, Danny found his calling in mechanical and design engineering. Now, an engineering and design technician at Rice University in Houston, Texas, Danny has found the perfect platform to help students with the complications and hurdles that come with prototyping, while learning the ins and outs himself. He came up with his

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Microsoft Reveals Their Take on Augmented Reality with Windows Holographic

Augmented virtual reality

Microsoft revealed a version of Windows that incorporates holograms with real world video to give users an augmented reality version of their environment that includes real objects with virtual, and virtual interface elements, information boxes and guidelines viewable via a wearable headset device. The demonstration video also showed someone experiencing a planetary-like landscape and playing 3D shape games while wearing

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Louis Foreman Files Amicus Brief in Continued Effort to Protect Inventors’ Rights

intellectual property rights

Edison Nation Medical’s CEO, founder and inventor, Louis Foreman continues his work to protect the rights of independent inventors at the highest levels.  Foreman’s recent Amicus Brief (“friend of the court”) was filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Court in the case Halo v. Pulse, where he urges the court to allow judges

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You are Cordially Invited to a Capitol Hill Lunch Discussion on the Topic of Patents and Startups

Patent legislations

The Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) and the Inventor’s Project invite you to a Capitol Hill lunch discussion:   Patents and Startups: How Intellectual Property Supports our Innovation Economy Date: January 29, 2015, 12:00 – 1:00 pm.  Lunch will be served. Location: Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2203. **Free and open to the public**  

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protoTYPING: I Got a 3D Printer… Now What?

3D systems home printer

There has been no hotter topic in product development over the last half decade than 3D printing. It has helped professional engineers and prototypers to cut design iteration time and bring products to market faster. Fortunately, the technology has been scaled down and there are a plethora of desktop sized units that are available to

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Nick Alcov Lands Licensing Deal with NuVue Products!

invention licensing

We’re excited to announce a new licensing deal has been signed with NuVue Products. Congratulations to Edison Nation inventor, Nick Alcov! Now residing in Arroyo Grande on California’s central coast, Nick came to the U.S. with his parents from Russia. He spent his college years studying toxicology and bacteriology where he first learned the negative effects

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Tips to Improve your Product Idea Submissions: Videos

Video tips

Have a great idea you’d like to share with Edison Nation for a potential licensing deal or an As Seen on TV (ASOTV) campaign? As mentioned in a recent blog post, videos are great way to help the Edison Nation team visualize an invention idea as a tangible product and understand how it works. Explainer videos

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10 Inventions that Make Life at the Office Easier (Or Not)

Foot hammock

Life at the office can be stressful. Coffee spills, stolen lunches and frigid hands are all matters that can quickly put a damper on your day and detract from your work productivity. But thanks to ingenuity of humankind, inventions exist to solve those pesky everyday problems you encounter while at work. Here’s a round up of 10 inventions

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protoTYPING: Where are those Inventions Now?


* Jeremy Losaw is one of the talented engineers found at our Innovation Factory here in Charlotte. He documents his life in the shop as he works on a variety of projects brought to us by Edison Nation members and our sister company, Enventys. Each month, he shares how at-home inventors can make, break, prototype and

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