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January 2014
Cornell Chronicle
Greg Galvin named Entrepreneur of the Year 2014
"Greg Galvin, Cornell M.S. ’82, Ph.D. ’84, MBA ’93, chairman and CEO of Rheonix Inc. and Mezmeriz Inc. and co-founder and former CEO of Kionix Inc., has been named Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year 2014."
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Feburary 2013
iTers News
CES 2013: Embedded MEMS pico-projector turns a smartphone into larger screen viewing experience
"The resolution of high-end smart phones is going as high as 1080p full HD, but their screen size goes no farther than 6-inches, confining users' viewing experiences into a tiny palm-size screen. As more and more of people are logging onto the Internet on a smart phone than on a PC, they are increasingly fed up with watching crystal-clear HD video, or playing 3D games on the tiny screen.

That bodes well for Mezmeriz, Inc. of the U.S, a maker of ultra-tiny MEMS micro-mirror pico-projectors. The MEMS-based pico-projector maker has commercialized an ultra-tiny pico-projector module that can be embedded into a smart phone."

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Feburary 2013
PMA Research
Mezmeriz Demonstrates Prototype MEMS/Laser Projector
"A unique attribute of the carbon fiber mirror technology is its ability to produce very large deflection angles at very high frequencies. The large deflections at high scan speeds enables ultra short throw projection without the need for optics."
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January 2013
LogicLounge.com
CES 2013: Mezmeriz Pico Projector
"Over at CES 2013, Mezmeriz unveiled their new pico projector, a small projector that was spun out from a research project at Cornell University. Unlike other pico projector, Mezmeriz’s pico projector re-enforces the traditional silicone, used in other pico projectors, with high strength carbon fiber."
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January 2012
Entrepreneur
CES 2012: Three Wild Tools from Tech Entrepreneurs
"Mezmeriz's patented mirrors rapidly scan laser beams thousands of times a second to create a full-color video image…can be embedded into any smartphone, tablet or other computer device."
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January 2012
News Observer
Watch for Real innovation
"The I'm fascinated by companies like Mezmeriz, which uses tiny projectors built into mobile devices to project moving video or photos on any flat surface."
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December 2011
Engadget
CES 2012 to feature 94 startup companies in 'Eureka Park TechZone'
"Eureka Park TechZone" will feature 94 startup companies …[including] Cornell Research offshoot Mezmeriz, which is focused on pico projector technology"
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July 2010
PR Web
Mezmeriz NSF Grant Award Reaches $200K
"The National Science Foundation Awards Mezmeriz Additional Funds for Further Development of Its Carbon Fiber MEMS Pico Projector"
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May 2010
In-Stat
Video Projectors Shrink to 'Pico' Size, Creates a 20 Million Unit Market
"The combination of improved pico projection capability and the desire for larger displays will result in a new consumer electronics segment whose shipments will exceed 20 million units in five years."
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February 2010
New York State Science & Technology Law Center
Company Spotlight: Mezmeriz
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June 2009
Ithaca Times
Mezmeriz-ing
"The miniprojector is being designed to be embedded in cell phones, laptop computers, video players and smart phones, and produce large screen sizes from only a short distance away."
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May 2009
The American Chronicle
Early/Expansion Stage Companies Selected to Present at Capital Connection ˜09
"Mid-Atlantic Venture Association today named the 32 early and expansion stage technology companies that have been selected to present at its flagship investment conference"



January 2009
The Post-Standard
Five Upstate companies and their university partners receive Grants for Growth development projects
"Grants for Growth helps projects with the potential to create technology jobs"
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January 2009
Central New York Business Journal
MDA announces new Grants for Growth winners
"Mezmeriz of Ithaca will work on projects with Cornell University"



November 2008
The Ithaca Journal
Ithaca sails calmer seas during economic storm
"For Brad Treat, Mezmeriz president and chief executive officer, the Wall Street shake-up means there will be qualified people looking for jobs that he can seek out. "One of the things that it helps me do is it's going to enable me to find and recruit top-class people," he said of the recent crisis"



October 2008
Central New York Business Journal
$100K Business Contest Returns for Third Year
"The Central Upstate Regional Alliance today announced the third installment of its annual emerging business contest."
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June/July 2008
Central New York Business Exchange
Emerging Potential Mesmerizes judges in creative core competition.
"the business potential for Mezmeriz's new device was obvious to the judges of the New York's Creative Core Emerging Business Competition, which awarded its $100,000 grand prize to the Ithaca-based Mezmeriz in April"



April 2008
The Post-Standard
Tiny Technology
"When Cornell University graduate Shahyaan Desai developed a high-definition video display technology using tiny mirrors, he formed a company with business executive Brad Treat to bring it to the marketplace.."
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April 2008
WENY-TV
Ithaca Company Wins "Emerging Business" Award
"People want higher [resolution.] Because they're reading, they're doing Powerpoint presentations, they're watching movies on the go. Mezmeriz technology will allow them to do that."
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April 2008
News 10 Now
Ithaca company wins emerging business competition
"An Ithaca firm has won a $100000 competition among emerging businesses in Central New York."
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April 2008
The Post-Standard
Ithaca company wins $100000 prize
"Chief Executive Officer Brad Treat has said the product has a huge potential market -- just about every mobile device with a video screen."
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April 2008
WSYR-TV
Emerging Business Competition finalists announced
"The new Mezmeriz mirror is made possible due to a breakthrough in MEMS fabrication and design developed at Cornell."



April/May 2008
Central New York Business Exchange
Mezmeriz
"The idea of using carbon fibers to support tiny, fast-rotating mirrors came to Shahyaan Desai while he was an undergraduate at Cornell."



March 2008
Semiconductor Times
Mezmeriz
"Mezmeriz was founded to develop micromirror technology for HD displays. The research behind Mezmeriz started in 2002 while Shahyaan Desai was working on his Masters of Materials Science at Cornell."
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February 2008
The Post-Standard
Ithaca start-up hopes to improve HD display
"Excell Partners Inc., a state-sponsored seed fund based in Rochester, said this week it has invested in Mezmeriz Inc., an Ithaca start-up that has developed a technology it says will enable a new generation of high-definition displays."



February 2008
Dow Jones Venture Wire
Microprojector Co. Mezmeriz Raises Seed
"Mezmeriz, a developer of small-scale image projection technology, has raised its first round of funding from a consortium of six upstate New York firms.""
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February 2008
The Central New York Business Journal
Mezmeriz obtains first outside financing
"A local startup company commercializing new high-definition television technology will use its first round of outside financing to move closer to commercialization."
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February 2008
The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Mezmeriz Inc. to stay in New York after bidding war
"Mezmeriz Inc., based in Ithaca, is working on technology that replaces silicon with carbon fibers in micro-electronic mechanical systems, which would allow for thinner and lower-cost high-definition displays."



May 2007
The Central New York Business Journal
Mezmeriz works to develop new HD TV system by Kevin Tapone
"Carbon fiber, when stressed, doesn't give you a lot of resistance so you can be very energy efficient," Treat says. "It also doesn't break the way silicon does." The end result is a much stronger device that is more energy-efficient and can stand up to the demands of a high-definition signal, he explains.
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December 2006
MIT Technology Review
The Year in Infotech; Technology Review picks the year's most significant advances in information technology
by Kate Greene
"While mobile devices have lots of storage space for pictures and videos, the small screen still makes viewing media awkward. But that could soon change.... Researchers at Cornell University are working on tiny microelectromechanical systems to create small, efficient projectors."
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September 2006
MIT Technology Review

High-Definition TV from your Cell Phone; New MEMS technology could lead to dime-sized, high-resolution projectors.
by Kevin Bullis
"A cell phone that can project a high-definition television image could soon be possible, say researchers at Cornell University who have developed a new microelectromechanical system (MEMS) for rapidly scanning wide areas with a laser. A projector based on the device would be about the size of dime and could cast a meter-wide image on a surface only half a meter away."
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August 2006
Engadget
Cornell researchers building video projector on a chip
by Paul Miller
"We've seen plenty of tiny projector concepts over the past couple of years, but some researchers at Cornell University are taking this idea to its logical extreme by building a whole display on a single chip."
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August 2006
Cornell Chronicle
Cornell researchers test carbon fiber to make tiny, cheap video displays
By Bill Steele
"An oscillating mirror could be used to scan a laser beam across a screen, and an array of mirrors, one for each horizontal line, could produce an image in the same way that a moving electron beam creates an image on a television screen."
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