Today, the Edison Awards announced that Whiz by SoftBank Robotics took the Silver award for the Electronics and Information Technology category.
Whiz is an intelligent vacuum sweeper that handles soft surface cleaning so janitors can focus on higher value, more detailed tasks. Whiz is powered by BrainOS, the award-winning navigation software that automates cleaning equipment so workers can do their jobs faster and better.
In the US, Whiz has also won the ISSA’s, the Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association, 2019 Innovation Award Category for Equipment following voting by cleaning industry professionals.
Among the Edison Award nomination entries comprising the best products, services, and businesses in innovation for the year 2020, Whiz was chosen as a winner by a panel of over 3,000 leading business executives from around the world.