Sensear is one of 30 international companies participating in Launch Silicon Valley 2008, a high profile forum held in California to assist emerging technology companies profile their products.
Sensear is an Australian company, which has been invited to participate.
According to Sensear Managing Director, Justin Miller, more than 266 companies from around the world applied to be present but only 30 were chosen.
“Launch Silicon Valley 2008 provides a unique opportunity for emerging technology companies to launch their products to a world wide audience,” he said.
Justin Miller said that initiatives such as the US forum would assist Sensear make inroads into the international hearing protection products market which is worth about $1bn per annum.
Sensear commenced shipping its products in April 2008 and has now sold its electronic ear plug to more than 50 companies in Australia, the USA, Europe, China and the UK.
The electronic ear plug, developed by a group of engineers in Perth, minimises dangerous industrial noise but allows face to face, mobile phone and two-way radio communication.
Sensear’s product was recognised as one of Australia’s best new products in the Australian International Design Awards competition announced last week.