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Oct 07 2011

Create an Epic Application for the Golden-i® Wireless Headset Computer and Win $10,000


NYIT to host Golden-i®deaCompetition and Partner Conference in November 

 New York, N.Y. (Oct. 7, 2011) – NYIT and Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI) are seeking participants to create innovative applications for the world’s first self-contained, WinCE-based, hands-free, wireless headset computer, as part of the 2011 Golden-idea Competition and Partner Conference being held on Nov. 16 at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion in Old Westbury, Long Island. Contest entries are due by Nov. 1. 

“We are honored to host the Golden-idea competition and help celebrate groundbreaking technology innovations,” said Nada Marie Anid, Ph.D., dean of NYIT’s School of Engineering and Computing Sciences. “Our faculty and students in various schools are collaborating on applications for Golden-i in various industries ranging from health to design.”  

Developed by Motorola Solutions and Kopin, Golden-i promises to define a whole new category of wearable mobile communications technology. With full voice, audio, content rich multimedia, and PC networking capabilities, it will fundamentally change how people interact with their PC — and how it intuitively interacts with them. 

With more than 100 development kits already deployed, Golden-i is improving inspection times and accuracy, reducing labor rates, increasing the efficiency of one-man field operations, and ensuring worker safety on job sites globally in some of the most challenging industries: utilities, industrial construction, telecommunications, field service, maintenance and repair, military and public safety.

To learn more about the contest and how to enter, click here or visit The winning Golden-idea will be awarded $10,000 and honored at a special evening reception at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion on Nov. 16. Two additional prizes of production quality Golden-i headsets will be awarded to the runners-up when available. 

About NYIT

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in more than 90 fields of study, including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and osteopathic medicine. A non-profit independent, private institution of higher education, NYIT has more than 14,000 students attending campuses on Long Island and Manhattan, online, and at its global campuses. NYIT sponsors 11 NCAA Division II programs and one Division I team.

Led by President Edward Guiliano, NYIT is guided by its mission to provide career-oriented professional education, offer access to opportunity to all qualified students, and support applications-oriented research that benefits the larger world. To date, 89,000 graduates have received degrees from NYIT. For more information, visit

About Motorola Solutions
Motorola Solutions is a leading provider of mission-critical communication products and services for enterprise and government customers. Through leading-edge innovation and communications technology, it is a global leader that enables its customers to be their best in the moments that matter. Motorola Solutions trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker “MSI.” To learn more, visit For ongoing news, please visit our media center or subscribe to our news feed.


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