Smartstones wins "The Roddenberry Prize"
"We need daring ideas from innovative thinkers, ideas that put humanity first"
Smartstones - sensory interpretation platform that translates body language signals into messaging and speech.
"We are "Democratizing Voice" for 370 million people who can't speak, who are connected to 3 billion who desire to see them thrive. These 370 million people are nonverbal, yet have private social networks of 10 or more people".
"The Roddenberry Prize" was established by Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry.
"We need daring ideas from innovative thinkers, ideas that put humanity first, to benefit a large and diverse population; are feasible and replicable, with potential to scale the magnitude of their impact; and are strategic, to alter the status quo by addressing systemic needs for a boldly better future".