Kitchener’s Clearpath Robotics, provider of self-driving vehicle technology and services, was named a Silver Winner for their OTTO 1500 self-driving vehicle by the Edison Awards.
The award program celebrates 29 years of honoring the best in innovation and excellence in the development of new products and services.
The announcement was made at an annual award gala on April 21 at The Capitale in New York City.
“The OTTO self-driving vehicles leverage new technologies to enable factory operators with a more cost-effective, safe, and efficient method of moving materials in their facilities. We’re thrilled to be named a winner and to see that the Edison Awards recognizes the potential of our OTTO solution,” said Simon Drexler, Director of Industrial Solutions at Clearpath.
The ballot of nominees for the Edison Awards was judged by a panel of 3,000 business executives including past winners and academics.
“Our judges recognized the OTTO 1500 self-driving vehicle as a true innovation out of the many products in its category,” said Frank Bonafilia, Executive Director of the Edison Awards.
The awards are named after Thomas Edison.