LOS ANGELES, June 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BenjiLock, LLC today announced that BenjiLock’s fingerprint hybrid patent technology, was a winner of the 2017 BIG Innovation Awards, the 2017 Bronze A’Design Awards, and a semi-finalist in the 2017 Pipeline Innovation Awards. To bring the ball home, BenjiLock was also nominated for the National Medal of Technology and Innovation (NMTI), which is the nation’s highest honor for technological achievement, given by the president of the United States of America.
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“The Business Intelligence Group and Pipeline recognizes companies that have brought new ideas and prominent innovations to disrupt the market and push boundaries. Our mission is to redefine and innovate the personal security experience using our hybrid technology, so to be recognized for doing just that, it’s a blessing, an honor and a testament that we are headed in the right direction,” said Robbie Cabral, Inventor, CEO and Founder of BenjiLock.
In addition to the awards, BenjiLock’s CEO, Robbie Cabral, was also nominated for the 2017 MIT Technology Review Innovators under 35 LATAM. He recently was a speaker at the inaugural New American Jobs Summit, produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) in Washington D.C., which was moderated by non other than Gary Shapiro, President and CEO of the Consumer Technology Association. The panel included renowned policymakers, U.S. House of Representatives, industry leaders and tech influencers. Robbie was also the face for CTA’s Facebook campaign, Keep the Best and Brighest in the U.S.
“As an immigrant, I came to chase and capture “The American Dream,” so to be recognize as an immigrant innovator by a prestigious association as CTA, words cannot express my gratitude. I am extremely humbled by the support I have received from CTA,” Robbie Cabral said.
It doesn’t stop there. HGTV and the DIY Network will also feature BenjiLock on the “I Want That” CES 2017 edition, airing on July 15, 2017. BenjiLock is showing the world that disruption and innovation, if done right, can create a positive impact to America’s society.
BenjiLock® is the world’s first traditional rechargeable padlock with fingerprint technology. Founded in 2013, BenjiLock® was born and raised in the heart of Los Angeles, California. As a passionate team, we are a brainstorming machine that empowers each other, so that we’re able to bring a fresh new take on safety and technology. We are always looking for innovative, creative, and diverse souls to continue to develop innovative protection and safety products. BenjiLock® is designed and engineered for one thing and one thing only, practical protection to fit your lifestyle. BenjiLock®, The Key is at Your Fingertips™. For more information on BenjiLock®, please visit www.benjilock.com.
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CONTACT: For further information, please contact: Robbie Cabral Founder & CEO 626.319.0124 [email protected]