The award was announced on April 23 at the Edison Awards Annual Gala in New York City. The Solea laser placed in the dental x-ray and laser tools category.
"Our judges recognized Solea as a true innovator out of the many products in its category," stated Frank Bonafilia, executive director of the Edison Awards, in a press release.
The Edison Awards, named for Thomas Edison, recognize excellence in new product and service development, marketing, human-centered design and innovation. More than 3,000 business executives, academics, designers, scientists, and engineers from the U.S. judge Edison Award nominees. Each year a gold, silver, and bronze medal are given out to the top products in various categories.