PowerPot – an innovative new generator that turns heat from cooking into electricity

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If you need a power source when you are camping you might want to consider the PowerPot by Power Practical, winner of the Inventor of the Year Award at the 2012 DaVinci Inventor Showcase.  The PowerPot turns heat into useful electricity. It will power lights so you can see what you’re cooking, recharge a cellphone, or run a little Bach while you’re contemplating the flames (or really whatever music you’re into).

 

 

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Understanding the changes to the America Invents Act

On September 16, 2011, President Obama signed the America Invents Act.

On March 16, 2013, the third and final wave of provisions of the America Invents Act (AIA) became effective.  This completes the overhaul of the U.S. patent law that began with the enactment of the AIA on September 16, 2011.  The United States will move to a first-to-file system with these provisions.  It will greatly expand the definition of prior art and usher in the use of post grant review.

 

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Bowerbags are like 7 backpacks in 1

 The World’s Greatest Backpack: Bowerbags

A BowerBag is a messenger bag that transforms into a backpack if you need more space, and then into a saddle bag if you don’t want to carry anything at all. You can just strap it to your bike or motorcycle and carry everything from an I-pod to an elephant!. Bowerbags are a 3 way configurable backpack that feature a new springless snap-on clasp.

Bowerbags are one of the featured exhibitors at the DaVinci Inventor Showcase, which takes place on Oct 13, 2012 at the Denver Merchandise Mart. This is your chance to check out what Bowerbags and many other amazing innovations are all about.

Recently, creator Jamie Bowerman took a moment answer some questions about the backpack and courier bag industry, Kickstarter and incorporating his name into the product  …

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Door Delights wants to brighten your garage door for holidays and special events

Door Delights are outdoor decorations made easy and fun for the whole family. They are themed for holidays, parties and special events.

Door Delights is one of the featured exhibitors at the DaVinci Inventor Showcase, which takes place on Oct 13, 2012 at the Denver Merchandise Mart, so you can see firsthand what all the buzz is about.

In a recent interview, inventor Sherry Samuelson found time to talk to us about safe and easy holiday decorating as well as the fun of finding funding…
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HOOK-SHOT transforms a mini-liquor bottle into a party ornament

Party decorations that fuel the party.

HOOK-SHOT is a product that transforms a mini-liquor bottle into a party ornament.  While displaying the mini bottles as an ornament at parties and events, the bottle can easily be removed from the red cap and consumed as a shot or added to a cocktail mix.

It is ideal for; Special Events, Office Parties, Christmas Parties or Birthdays, just to name a few possibilities.  In addition there are thousands of individuals around the world who collect mini-liquor bottles and this product provides a simple and effective way for them to bring their bottles off the shelf and into the party or holiday event.  (If you are interested just do a You Tube search for “Mini-Liquor Bottle Collectors” )

While we are providing what we refer to as “coils” in the packages, purchasers will be able to be creative and add an endless variety of other trinkets and adornments over the hook to create their own unique ornaments.  Our coils will initially be available in red, gold and silver, and in both a square and spiral pattern.

The HOOK-SHOT is one of the featured exhibitors at the DaVinci Inventor Showcase, which takes place on Oct 13, 2012 at the Denver Merchandise Mart.

Inventor Don Brinkmann recently took time to talk to us about naming a unique invention, protecting his vision and selling a million widgets…

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Granny designs carrying solution for iPad

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The Kickstarter video that helped kick things off.

The Original Leather Handle for iPad was created on a whim, first out of a file folder and later out of leather.

Inventor Cate Vincent, one of the exhibitors at the 2012 DaVinci Inventor Showcase, is no stranger to the inventor realm. In fact, this is her 15th startup! Innovation and creativity course through her veins on every level. Recently she took some time to answer a few questions about how a granny could create a solution for an iPad, the dilemma of naming her product and how Apple actually created her product market for her…

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Baby carrier support invention aims to make motherhood less painful

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Carrying babies in baby carriers can overstress arms, but this invention changes all that.

The 8th Annual DaVinci Inventor Showcase takes place on Oct 13 at the Denver Merchandise Mart. Many innovations and inventions will take the center stage on this day. Nick Carbone will be presenting a device that is designed to aid in the baby carrying process. The product is unnamed yet, but if you come up with a good idea, give him a call and suggest it!

The following is a short interview with Nick about his product and business…

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Winners Announced – DaVinci Inventor Showcase

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Dan Hobson, winner of the “Inventor of the Year Award” at the DaVinci Inventor Showcase

2011 turned out to be a banner year for the inventors and their products at the seventh annual DaVinci Inventor Showcase. The event took place at the Noah’s Event Center in Westminster, CO amidst a record crowd of attendees.

Winning top prize at this years event was Dan Hobson, CEO of Ross Nanotechnology for their product, NeverWet™, a nano-tech coating that completely repels water. However, this standout technology was only one of many that captured the imaginations of everyone who attended.

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Toaster Griddle Is the perfect appliance for lonely breakfasts

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Can you smell it?

If you roll out of bed by yourself in the morning in an empty apartment, breakfast for one doesn’t always have to be just a bowl of cereal. Nostalgia Electric’s griddle packing toaster has just enough room to fry up a couple of eggs or a single pancake…

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Portavise – revolutionary new concept in clamping technology

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Featured invention at the DaVinci Inventor Showcase 2011

Portavise is an unfastened vise which mounts vertical or horizontal in a non-skid base to hold delicate, odd-shapes and conventional items or can be used out of the base as a clamp. (Pics)

 

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