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Control Alt Design Wins GOLD from Appliance Design's Excellence in Design Award »

June 4, 2013

Control Alt Design is the recipient of the Gold from Appliance Design’s 2013 Excellence in Design Awards.

The winning product is Capton Inc.’s Wireless Beverage Tracker an RFID liquor spout that monitors liquor poured and wirelessly transmits the pour information on every ounce that is free poured back to the bar manager. Designed to prevent loss without interfering with normal bar and banquet operations, data is transmitted to the bar manager’s computer and a data management system which ties into the point of sale system at the bar cash register.

Every event including pours, placement on-bottle and removal from bottle is a date/ time stamped and transmitted in real time. The sleek looking free-flowing beverage spout is a completely waterproof, self-contained sensor array, RF subsystem and battery.

The award-winning design represents the Control Alt Design’s expertise in engineering, innovation, and industrial design. Central to the solution was a MEMs accelerometer that replaced the traditional Mercury switch, vital to a beverage product. Our solution also...


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