RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI) announced today that two of CACI’s distinctive technologies, SteelBox® and the CM142 sensor, each earned an acclaimed Edison Award™ for their excellence in technological innovation.
The Edison Awards recognize the most innovative products and business leaders from around the world and are among the most prestigious accolades honoring excellence in new technology and innovation.
CACI’s SteelBox, an enterprise technology, and the first secure and certified mobile communications app for U.S. Government agencies was honored with a Bronze Edison Award. SteelBox enables government officials to make encrypted phone calls and send encrypted messages securely and conveniently without fear of eavesdropping or data compromise. The technology was recognized in the Commercial Technology category. SteelBox has also been honored as an Industry Innovator by the Government Innovation Awards and was the first Software-as-Service (SaaS) offering in the Azure Government Marketplace by a systems integrator.
CACI’s CM142 Multi-Sensor Gyro-Stabilized Imaging System, an electro-optical/infrared sensor, was honored with a Silver Edison Award. The CM142 multi-spectral system delivers industry-leading performance for the lowest size, weight and power enabling real-time aerial intelligence, heat-mapping, and hotspot detection. Recently, the system was deployed to help responders battle wildfires across the American West. The mission technology played a critical role in battling the destructive wildfires by providing real-time aerial mapping and surveillance for frontline firefighting teams. CM142 was recognized in the Aeronautical Innovation category.
The Edison Awards are operated by the Edison Universe, a 501c3 nonprofit organization with the mission of recognizing, honoring, and fostering innovations and innovators, which aligns with CACI’s philanthropic efforts of supporting innovation and STEM initiatives.
In addition to the Edison Awards, CACI is recognized as an innovator in the areas of Counter-Unmanned Aerial System, Secure Communications, Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Agile Software, and other high-technology fields.
John Mengucci, CACI President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “CACI is proud to have earned these two Edison Awards for differentiated technologies that help protect our nation by securing communications and by providing advanced intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance. These awards are a true testament to our highly-skilled workforce, who conduct research, innovate, and apply high-tech to help meet our customers’ most critical national security missions.”
CACI’s approximately 23,000 talented employees are vigilant in providing the unique expertise and distinctive technology that address our customers’ greatest enterprise and mission challenges. Our culture of good character, innovation, and excellence drives our success and earns us recognition as a Fortune World’s Most Admired Company. As a member of the Fortune 1000 Largest Companies, the Russell 1000 Index, and the S&P MidCap 400 Index, we consistently deliver strong shareholder value. Visit us at www.caci.com.
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