News & International Awards

Winning innovation awards from world-leading institutions at venues such as U.S. Consumer Electronics Show (CES)1 , JAPAN DIY Homecenter2 and, GERMANY Red Dot Design3 are obvious validations of our excellence world-class innovations in translating our patented inventions into world-pioneering products. Consecutive years of winning these prestige international awards further affirm our sustained innovation efforts and solidify our commitments in delivering highly creative products serving our global customers and strengthening our collaboration with worldwide business partners.


1. U.S. Consumer Electronics Show is the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies - the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. It is organized by US Consumer Electronics Association for more than 40 years, representing over $200 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry.

2. JAPAN DIY Homecenter Show, is Japan's largest DIY tradeshow for over 50 years. It is organized by the JAPAN DIY INDUSTRY Association and supported by Japan’s Ministry for Economic, Trade & Industry, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) and International Federation of Hardware and Housewares Associations (IHA).

3. GERMANY Red Dot Design, is a world-leading product design and communication design prize awarded by the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen in Essen, Germany. There are prize categories for product design, design agencies, and design concepts. Winning products are presented in the Red Dot Design Museum on the premises of the historical Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen.


Latest News & Awards
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WINNER of Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 - eGeeTouch® Travel Padlock

March, 2017

DIGIPAS TECHNOLOGIES INC won the 2017 RED Dot Design Award for the eGeeTouch® Smart Travel Padlock. This ergonomic design complement our world-class innovation for the smart luggage locks deploying DUAL Access and Proximity Tracking Technologies - NFC & Bluetooth..

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WINNER of CES Innovation Award 2016, Las Vegas

04 Jan. 2016

DIGIPAS is proud to announce that the world’s first eGeeTouch® Smart NFC-Fingerprint Luggage Lock is named a 2016 CES Innovation Awards Honoree under the Tech for Better World category for its outstanding innovation, engineering design and positive impact in enhancing the quality of life for the increasingly mobile worldwide travellers.

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WINNER of Best New Product Award at Japan DIY Homecenter Show 2015.

29 Aug. 2015

DIGIPAS & JSB TECH co-exhibited at the recent Japan DIY Homecenter Show 2015 held in Chiba, Japan from 27-29 August at Makuhari Messe. At this Japan largest annual DIY exhibition which attracted a total of 600 million visitors since its inception in 1964, eGeeTouch® Smart Travel Padlock outperform strong competition from other overseas exhibitors to ONCE AGAIN clinch the Best New Product Innovation Award based on Buyers' votes

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Award Winning eGeeTouch® Smart Luggage Lock Featured on Travel Goods Showcase Winter 2014 Edition.

Winter 2014

World’s 1st eGeeTouch® Smart Luggage Lock following a wildly successful unveiling at the International CES 2015 is now being featured on the Travel Goods Showcase Winter 2014 Edition. This patented smart luggage lock is poised to create a buzz for the travel industry bringing highly innovative and disruptive innovation to this industry providing travellers Hassle-Free and Peace of Mind travel experience; requiring No Key, No Digit-Wheel Dials and No Code-Memorizing in securing personal belonging during traveling.

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Thank you for visiting us at CES Unveiled 2014, New York.

12 Nov. 2014

DIGIPAS is proud to showcase the world-1st eGeeTouch® Smart Luggage Lock at the CES Unveiled 2014, New York.

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WINNER of Best New Product Innovation Award at JAPAN 2014 DIY Homecenter Show.

30 Aug. 2014

DIGIPAS and JSB TECH co-exhibited at the recent Japan DIY Homecenter Show 2014 held in Chiba, Japan from 28-30 August at Makuhari Messe. At this Japan annual largest DIY exhibition, the eGeeTouch® Smart Electronic Locks outperform strong competitors of over 450 international exhibitors to clinch the Best New Product (Overseas) Award based on Buyers' votes.

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Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS) TV news featured Innovative eGeeTouch® NFC-driven Smart Padlock during recent Japan DIY Homecenter Show 2014.

28 Aug 2014

eGeeTouch® Smart Electronic Padlock was featured during recent Japan 2014 DIY Homecenter Show.

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» February 2012 EditionIntroducing the Water-Proof IP65 Digital Level

Awards
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Merit Paper Award presented to Prof. Tan and Dr Jim Li at the International Asia Conference on Industrial Engineering and Management Innovation 2016, Hongkong.

Prof. Tan and Dr Jim Li won the Merit Paper Award for presenting their research paper at the International Asia Conference on Industrial Engineering and Management Innovation, on 21st July 2016, Hongkong University. The paper entitles "Transformative Innovation: Transforming Commodity to High-Value, Radically-differentiated Innovative New Products". The conference is the largest of its kind in East-Asia for Industrial Management attended by leading academics and industrial practitioners in the region.

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WINNER of Best New Product Award at Japan DIY Homecenter Show 2015 - JAPAN.

DIGIPAS & JSB TECH co-exhibited at the recent Japan DIY Homecenter Show 2015 held in Chiba, Japan from 27-29 August at Makuhari Messe. At this Japan largest annual DIY exhibition which attracted a total of 600 million visitors since its inception in 1964, eGeeTouch® Smart Travel Padlock outperform strong competition from other overseas exhibitors to ONCE AGAIN clinch the Best New Product Innovation Award based on Buyers' votes.

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WINNER of 2015 CES Innovation Awards. USA - eGeeTouch® Smart Luggage Locks

DIGIPAS and JSB TECH are proud to announce that the world’s-first eGeeTouch® Smart Luggage Lock is named a 2015 CES Innovation Awards Honoree under the Tech for Better World category for its outstanding innovation, engineering design and positive impact in enhancing the quality of life for the increasingly mobile worldwide travelers.

International CES is the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for more than 40 years - the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. As the largest hands-on event of its kind, it is organized by the U.S. Consumer Electronics Association, representing the $203 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry.

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WINNER of Best New Product Award (Overseas) at Japan DIY Homecenter Show 2014.

JSB TECH exhibited at the Japan DIY Homecenter Show 2014 held in Chiba, Japan from 28-30 August 2014 at Makuhari Messe. At this Japan annual largest DIY exhibition, the eGeeTouch® Smart Electronic Locks outperform strong competitors of over 450 overseas exhibitors from Taiwan, Korea, US, EU & China to clinch the Best New Product (Overseas) Award based on buyers' vote.

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Dr. Jim Li, the CEO & Founder of JSB TECH, honoured with the 50th Anniversary NP Alumni Award - 2013

As NP celebrated the 50th Anniversary, Dr. Jim Li was honoured as one of the 25 alumni who have made a difference in the field of Science & Technology and as a role model who personify NP’s values and indomitable spirit. These 25 NP Alumni Award recipients who have made a difference in diverse fields spanning across Arts, Business, Community & Environment, Professional Services, Science & Technology, Sports and Technopreneurship are outstanding role models for our students.


Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong was the guest of honour at a dinner celebrating Ngee Ann Polytechnic’s (NP) 50th anniversary. The Award was received by Dr. Jim Li at the hands of Council Chairman Mr. Tang Kin Fei at the dinner held in Singapore on 3rd May 2013.

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In 2012, our R&D activity was awarded funding by SPRING Singapore for a collaboration project with A*STAR – SIMTech in co-development of precision module technology related to the commercialization of JSB’s patents in the field of precision engineering.


Other News Media (Local & International)
» Oct. 19, 2015 : Dr. Jim Li was invited by The Business Times to share his views on "…Future-proofing Singapore…".
» Jul. 14, 2014 : Dr Jim Li was invited by the Business Times to share his views on "...Locational Decision for Manufacturing Sites...".
» Apr. 29, 2013 : Dr. Jim Li was invited by The Business Times to share his views on "… Singapore's electronic production…".
» Sep. 16, 2013 : JSB was featured by CNN iReport for putting the "Red Dot (Singapore) noticed on world map” during EMO, Hannover, Germany.
» Aug. 15, 2013 : JSB was featured by California Business Journal for sustained promoting its Digi-Pas brand in the USA for market access.
» Nov. 26, 2012 : Dr. Jim Li was invited by The Business Times to share his views on "… The Future of Manufacturing in Singapore …"
» June 11, 2012 : Dr. Jim Li was invited by The Business Times to share his views on "… Nurturing and encouraging entrepreneurial-minded students…".
» Mar. 23, 2010 : Dr. Jim Li was invited by The Business Times to share his views on "…Help Singapore SMEs to develop competency…"
» Nov. 16, 2009 : Dr. Jim Li was invited by The Business Times to share his views on "… Singapore SMEs after the global financial crises…"

Seminars, Forums & Lectures
July 21, 2016Prof. Tan and Dr Jim Li presented a paper at the International Asia Conference on Industrial Engineering and Management Innovation, Hongkong entitled "Transformative Innovation: Transforming Commodity to High-Value, Radically-differentiated Innovative New Products".
Jun. 15, 2016 The Institute for Manufacturing, Technology Management & Policy of Cambridge University, UK invited Dr Jim Li to give a talk entitled: "Creating and Capturing High-Value Manufacturing with Radically Disruptive Technologies and Business Models".
Nov. 10, 2015 National Chung Hsing University and National Tsinghua University invited Dr Jim Li to give a talk on "Creating Radically-differentiated New Products and Business with Emerging Disruptive Technologies", at Taipei, Taiwan. .
Jun. 20, 2014 Dr Jim Li presented a talk at CIMES Exhibitor Forum, Beijing entitled "Digi-Pas® 2-axis Ultra-Precision Digital Level: An Effective Solution to Optimize CNC Machine Accuracy & Speed Performance".
May 16, 2014 Dr. Jim Li was invited to the IfM Buns Talk at Institute for Manufacturing, Department of Engineering, Cambridge University, UK. He presented a talk entitled "Creating New Products and Business with New Technology".
May 09, 2014 Dr Jim Li presented a talk at Control Forum 2014, Stuttgart, Germany entitled "Digi-Pas® 2-axis Ultra-Precision Digital Level: An Effective Solution to Optimize CNC Machine Accuracy & Speed Performance".
Jul 19, 2013 Dr. Jim Li presented a lecture at the Nanyang Technopreneurship Center, Nanyang Technology University on “Creating New Business Opportunity through Rapid Technology Deployment”.
Sep 12, 2012 Dr. Jim Li was invited speaker for presenting to the Singapore Manufacturing Federation Seminar on the theme of 'Towards the Next Manufacturing Revolution'.
Sep 11, 2011 Dr. Jim Li was invited as speaker at the COIE Seminar 2011 organized by NYP and the Singapore Government Agency, SPRING on the theme 'Seizing Opportunities & Innovating for Growth'.
Aug 23, 2011 Dr Jim Li presented a talk at Control China Forum 2011 entitled "Disruptive innovation: Deployment of Dual-Axis Digital Level in Precision CNC Machinery".
Oct 12, 2010 Dr. Jim Li presented a Technology Lecture at the Singapore Government Research Agency (A*STAR) on the theme of 'Aligning R&D to Exploit Business Opportunities with Emerging Disruptive Technologies'.
May 20, 2010 Dr. Jim Li presented a talk at the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum 2010 organized by Ngee Ann and the University of Adelaide on Developing Entrepreneurship & Dynamic Capability.
Jan 13, 2010 Dr. Jim Li presented a lecture at the Nanyang Technopreneurship Center, Nanyang Technology University on “Identifying Business Opportunity with Emerging Disruptive Technology”.