Lifeline AutoAlert
Lifeline AutoAlert

Won: iF award, Red Dot award, GIO award, Good Design award, and Medical Design Excellence Award.

This healthcare gadget was designed to look like a necklace. It senses when a wearer falls and alerts caregivers. The intended audience is senior citizens who don't want to wear a cumbersome, equipment-like alarm. Following, a selection of other winners.

By Reena Jana @FortuneMagazine - Last updated February 23 2012: 6:58 AM ET
Join the Conversation
Market indexes are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer Morningstar: © 2014 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer The Dow Jones IndexesSM are proprietary to and distributed by Dow Jones & Company, Inc. and have been licensed for use. All content of the Dow Jones IndexesSM © 2014 is proprietary to Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Chicago Mercantile Association. The market data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved. FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2014. All rights reserved. Most stock quote data provided by BATS.