RELEASE 02-28-2019: NASA iTech’s Ignite the Night AUSTIN Announces Presenters

NASA iTech’s Ignite the Night AUSTIN Announces Presenters

NIA Release: 2019-01
February 28, 2019

What: Ignite the Night AUSTIN, a NASA iTech event
When: March 11th from 2:00 – 3:45pm CDT
Where: WeDC House at Banger’s, 79 Rainey Street, Austin, Texas

Ignite the Night AUSTIN offers area entrepreneurs an opportunity to pitch a technology that is solving a real world problem and might also address a similar challenge for NASA.

Ignite the Night AUSTIN focus areas include Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Robotic Capabilities, Intelligent Machines, Force and Tactile Sensors, Augmented and Virtual Reality Advancements, Flexible Materials and X-Factor Innovations.

Innovators at Ignite the Night AUSTIN (in alphabetic order):

  1. 911 Medical Devices – Houston, Texas

911HEAD®Saving the Brain

  1. Aris MD – Wilmington, Del.

EnVision 3D

  1. Enduralock, LLC – Lenexa, Kansas

Enduralock High Vibration Resistant Fasteners

  1. JARVISH Inc. – Taipei, Taiwan

JARVISH AVR Space Helmet

  1. Motion Mounts Inc. – Encino, Calif.

Zero Gravity Hand Held Surface Mount

  1. SCV Electric Inc. – Santa Clarita, Calif.

Frictionless Maglev Generator

  1. Sohn Systems Inc. – San Diego, Calif.

Sohn Systems Quick-Connect Spacecraft System

  1. UbiQD, Inc. – Los Alamos, N.M.

UbiGro – Spectrum Optimized Greenhouses

  1. Wellnesys – Suwanee, Ga.

YogiFi – The Future Technology of Holistic Wellness

10.  Zibrio – Houston, Texas

Zibrio SmartScale

The Top Innovator from Ignite the Night AUSTIN earns a position as one of the Top 25 Semifinalists for the current cycle where their technology will be evaluated and has a chance to be selected as one of the Top 10 Finalists to present at the 2019 NASA iTech Cycle I Forum.

NASA’s iTech is an initiative by NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate managed by the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) in Hampton, Virginia, and presented in collaboration with the Aerospace Industries Association english college, the Space Foundation and Washington DC Economic Partnership.

For information about the NASA iTech initiative, visit:

For information about NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate, visit:

Press Contact:

Harla Sherwood
National Institute of Aerospace, Hampton, Va.