Voxofon develops integrated smartphone technologies and applications that deliver simple, smart and cost effective global communications and Voice over IP solutions.

Alexey Goloshubin

(713) 295-1280
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vMonitor is creating The Virtual Oilfield with advanced solutions at the lowest possible cost. vMonitor is bringing a fundamental change to the automation industry by offering highly advanced technology at a significant savings over conventional technology.

vMonitor fills the missing gap between oilfield service companies and automation companies by providing an affordable, fully integrated solution that brings data from the remote asset to the office and integrates that data with existing models and infrastructure.

Technology is suitable for all field operations—well monitoring, artificial lift systems, well test equipment, flow measuring systems, downhole monitoring system interfaces, pipelines and other oilfield applications.

Colin Morrison

(713) 467-3900
colin.morrison@vmonitor.com
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Visualase, Inc. was founded in 2005 as a spin-off from BioTex, Inc., the original developer of the Visualase technology. Visualase, Inc. is currently a privately held company located in Houston, Texas. Visualase, Inc. plans to continue focused product development, clinical evaluations, manufacturing, and marketing of advanced laser and image-guided technologies for thermal ablation markets. Our goal is to provide physicians with a superior platform for minimally invasive thermal tumor therapy and merge existing diagnostic and therapeutic environments for improved patient care.

Visualase Incorporated is the distributor of the Visualase® Cooled Laser Applicator (V-CLAS™) and PhoTex® laser products.

Bill Hoffman

(713) 275-2063
bhoffman@visualaseinc.com
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Vendor Safe Technologies is a Texas-based corporation founded in 1989. We specialize in supplying enterprise-wide secure connectivity, remote management, and the highest level of remote network services available while surpassing customers’ expectations.

Chris Melson

(713) 447-4276
cmelson@houstontech.org
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Tympany designs, develops, markets, sells and supports proprietary, automated diagnostic equipment called the OTOGRAM™ to physicians and other health care professionals.  With the OTOGRAM™, Tympany is revolutionizing the hearing health industry by changing the way hearing tests have been conducted for the first time in decades.  The OTOGRAM™ provides the following benefits: 1) allows health care professionals to add automated and self-administered hearing tests in multiple languages to their practices to better diagnose their patients in a convenient manner; 2) allows a practice to generate additional annual income; 3) doubles productivity of hearing health care professionals; and 4) provides technical capabilities for health care professionals to expand their practice scope and reach.

Tympany is committed to eliminating the barriers to diagnosing hearing loss and other ear-related disorders by assisting health care professionals improve their patients’ hearing health efficiently and cost effectively.  The company was acquired by Sonic Innovations, a hearing aid manufacturer in December 2004.  As a result of the acquisition, Tympany created and launched The Hearing Health Network (HHN), a collaboration of physicians and hearing care professionals to improve and expand access to hearing health care in the United States.

With the HHN, physicians will now have access to a network of professionals to refer to for treatment options once they identify and diagnose hearing loss or other ear-related disorders in their patients.

(866) 316-3606

Founded in January 2000 and located in The Woodlands, TX, Trans Ionics Corporation’s mission is to develop, manufacture and market advanced, energy-efficient separation technology used by the petroleum, chemical, environmental and electric power industries.

The recipient of $2 million in Small Business Innovation Research grants from the Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation, Trans Ionics has leveraged federal dollars to develop five cutting-edge separation technologies that include (1) removal of trace sulfur components from “off-spec” ultra low sulfur diesel transmix, (2) energy-efficient production of fuel-grade ethanol, (3) non-cryogenic recovery of olefins from paraffins, (4) separation of 99.5% pure oxygen from air using a novel ion transport membrane discovered by the Texas Center for Superconductivity and (5) desulfurization/upgrading of heavy oil.  Trans Ionics plans a staged commercialization of these technologies over the next five to six years beginning in 2007.

Robert Schucker

(281) 296-9210
rcschucker@transionics.com
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For years, cardiovascular patients have been taking anti-platelet medications to prevent life-threatening adverse cardiovascular events such as heart attacks, strokes and stent occlusions—without knowing whether their therapies were effective.

ThromboVision has developed a new medical device – the ThromboVision ThromboGuideTM (T-GuideTM) platelet therapy monitoring system.  This device provides a simple, inexpensive solution to help physicians and their patients monitor and assess anti-platelet therapies.  The T-Guide measures platelet aggregation using a patented light scattering technology which identifies and monitors the function of platelets and how they are affected by anti-platelet drugs such as aspirin (ASA) and clopidogrel (Plavix®).

Edward Teitel, MD

(713) 491-4449
eteitel@thrombovision.com
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Through the use of 4G LTE wireless technology, coupled with licensed spectrum and patent pending access devices, Texas Energy Network is providing the oil and gas industry a higher level of bandwidth than ever before.  Oilfield operators will have high speed connectivity from their remote drilling rigs, offices, collection sites and trucks. Thousands of SCADA devices will be able to be controlled and monitored remotely, all created by TEN’s LTE IP platform making the true “digital oilfield” possible.

Kathryn Harness

(713) 621-0800
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TerraVici provides low cost, high performance drilling solutions to the Oil and Gas Industry. Through implementation of proven CVT technologies, TerraVici has been able to develop a low cost rotary steerable system design that will outperform available rotary steerable systems on drilling performance for a fraction of the price.

In 2005, TerraVici will introduce the rotary steerable system into market through licensing agreements. TerraVici will continue to develop technologies for the Oil and Gas Industry including other low cost CVT based technology applications.

Stuart Schaaf

(832) 252-1823
stuart.schaaf@terravici.com
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Synthecon, Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of 3-dimensional tissue culture systems. Synthecon originated using licensed NASA bioreactor technology that was developed for the space program. After making significant improvements to the original NASA equipment, it became the first company to make a mechanical culturing system available to the scientific community that can produce organized, 3-dimensional co-cultures of differentiated human cells outside the body. This patented equipment is called the Rotary Cell Culture System (RCCS™).

William Anderson

(713) 741-2582
abill@synthecon.com
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