POWTI Innovations featured on WIRED MAGAZINE
“Seeing how quickly people related to it validated the business idea. And that was the moment that propelled us forward.”
In a recent news story, WIRED spoke with Thomas Cavett, Founder of POWTI Innovations about how the POWTI device came to be. WIRED featured how POWTI propels data-driven technologies into emergency medicine and potentially other markets.
“In January, Thomas Cavett took the stage at the Pitch Distilled competition in Philadelphia and won the event’s top prize for the idea that launched POWTI Innovations. His company—based in Philadelphia, where Cavett is attending The Wharton School—is focused on creating the world’s first automated, stand-alone traumatic injury detection device. The technology is intended to help high-risk workers, first responders, and thrill-seekers if they are seriously injured and can’t call for help.
‘Most people know someone who has been seriously injured,’ Cavett says in his pitch, which he’s done countless times since launching the company in November 2016. ‘Seeing how quickly people related to it validated the business idea. And that was the moment that propelled us forward’.
AN IDEA BORN OF NECESSITY
The idea for the technology behind POWTI (Point Of Wound Trauma Indicator) crystallized following the death of a first responder in the Washington, D.C.-area in 2012″…