Industry Awards

PairGain Technologies, Tustin, CA, (714) 832-9922,
Pacific Bell Gold Quality Partner Program Award
Given annually by Pacific Bell to its leading business partners who meet high standards for product, service and quality. PairGain's HiGain systems are currently in use by Pacific Bell to provide high-speed bandwidth solutions both within its own enterprise and for its customers. Inquiry 221

Meeting the Challenge, Colorado Springs, CO, (800) 864-4264,
1997 Technology Transfer Society Award
Recognizes the innovative use of technology to improve the lives of people with disabilities. MTC's PocketCoach is a portable messaging device for individuals with cognitive challenges and severe vision impairments. Inquiry 222

Jones Education Media, Englewood, CO, (303) 792-3111,
CINDY, sponsored by the International Association of Audio Visual Communicators
Presented to JEM for its excellence in editing and use of archival footage in MediaWaves, a telecourse that examines the history of mass communications. MediaWaves features interviews with instructors, experts and media professionals. Inquiry 223

Compaq Computer Corp., Houston, TX, (800) OK-COMPAQ,
1997 World Environment Center Gold Medal for International Corporate Environmental Achievement
Given to corporations that exemplify environmental, health and safety leadership domestically and globally. Compaq's Design For Environment (DFE) guideline encourages employees to develop products that are energy-efficient, easily upgradeable, recyclable and reusable. Inquiry 224

 DynEd International, Foster City, CA, (800) 765-4375,
ComputEd's 2nd Annual Education Software Review Award (EDDIE)
Presented to Let's Go and Espanol Dinamico for best elementary ESL course and best middle school, beginner-level Spanish course respectively. Based on "academic content, potential for broad classroom use, technical merit, subject approach, and quality of management system." Inquiry 225

Numonics Corp., Interactive Products Division, Montgomeryville, PA, (215) 362-2766
The Benjamin Franklin Technology Center's Product Innovation Category Award
Recognizes the company that best demonstrates the commercialization of a unique, innovative product that effectively meets a new market need. Numonics manufactures various interactive computer peripheral devices that change the way meetings, training classes and collaborative sessions are conducted. Inquiry 226

This article originally appeared in the 08/01/1997 issue of THE Journal.