Nominees are evaluated by an external review committee comprised of technology experts with respect to the criteria above.
ObjectVideo has recently been awarded research and development grants to expand the capabilities of intelligent video surveillance from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF). The company continues to garner coverage from media including Time magazine, The History Channel, The Washington Post and Investor's Business Daily.
The uniqueness of the Technology Pioneer network ensures that companies involved in the development of new technologies are engaged in an integrated and interdisciplinary way. The Technology Pioneers community will provide the Foundation and its members with in-depth knowledge of some of the key technology issues facing society.
The program is run by the World Economic Forum with guidance from Apax Partners and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu.