Patents and Awards

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Cybernet Systems Corporation advances state-of-the-art technologies in human-machine interaction with the goal of improving the quality and safety of life through innovation in health care, security and defense. Cybernet puts emphasis on commercially viable innovations — original solutions that solve pressing problems.

Cybernet has developed 20+ original devices and systems that are currently in use across a spectrum of commercial and defense clients, with 200+ completed contracts and 37 awarded patents — with more pending.

To view a complete list of Cybernet’s awarded patents and/or pending patents, visit here; or, visit the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Web site and search the patent database for Cybernet AND Systems.

In addition to many patents, Cybernet Systems has won a multitude of accolades for our work in human computer interaction and innovation, including:

  • 2007 Michigan 50 Companies to Watch;
  • 2006 Tibbetts Award;
  • 2005 Federal Computer Week FAST 100  (ATACS);
  • 2004 Space Technology Hall of Fame (MedStar™);
  • 2004 NASA Spin-off (GestureStorm™);
  • 2003 Frost & Sullivan Excellence in Telemedicine Technology;
  • 2003 Top Michigan Women in Computing (CEO Heidi Jacobus);
  • 2003 NASA Spin-off (MedStar™);
  • 2003 Army Acquisition Award (Parachute AOD);
  • 2000 NASA Garrett Award;
  • 2000 Army Commercialization recognition (NetMAX™);
  • 1999 SBA Administrator’s Award for Excellence;
  • 1996/1998 Michigan Private 100; and
  • 1995 NASA Spin-off (Per-Force Force Feedback Controller).

Cybernet’s commercial successes run the gamut of developing the first force feedback products in 1994 to the first nationwide distribution of MedStar — a scalable Web-based outpatient care solution — through MedStar in 2006. Other commercial successes include:

  • 1996 - First portable robot control stations;
  • 1996 - First Internet-enabled medical device;
  • 1998 - License/spin-off of force feedback to Immersion Corporation;
  • 1998 - NetMAX™ product launched—national distribution in 1999;
  • 1999 - Immersion IPOs (NASDAQ: IMMR);
  • 2001 - Cybernet Medical launched for MedStar product; and
  • 2004 - First Automated Tactical Ammunition Classification System (ATACS).