Electronics design house, LX Innovations has been nominated in four categories in the 2010 Electronics News Future Awards for the YellowBird ALERT, emergency communications device.
The innovative YellowBird ALERT device stands for Automatic Linking to Emergency Radio Transmissions. This emergency communications device was invented by Canberra doctor, Dr Stephen Robson, and developed by LX Innovations. YellowBird is an automatic handheld standard AM/FM radio that emits an alert tone and transmits the local emergency radio broadcast during natural disasters, such as floods or bushfires.
The Electronics News Future Awards recognises excellence in Australian and New Zealand electronics design. Categories include:
- automotive; and
Last year, LX Innovations was honoured to be the 2009 Best Overall Project winner for their WMD3000, a device that monitors a user's gym workout and provides feedback wirelessly.