NSS Enterprises wins the 2014 ISSA Innovation Award
The eForce® Burnisher won the 2014 ISSA Innovation Award. This award is determined by the results of on-site voting during the ISSA/Interclean show held in Orlando, Florida held in early November.
Voters chose the eForce Burnisher out of a field of 52 products entered in the contest by various ISSA member companies. The eForce Burnisher stands out from the other entrants by incorporating several compelling innovations into an amazing new burnishing platform. This is NSS Enterprises' second ISSA Innovation Award since the program started in 2008.
You can't use up creativity. The more you use it, the more you have. – Maya Angelou
Innovation has nothing to do with how many R&D dollars you have. When Apple came up with the Mac, IBM was spending at least 100 times more on R&D. It's not about money. It's about the people you have, how you're led, and how much you get it. – Steve Jobs
The upfront burnishing head
Unlike other rider burnishers, the burnishing head of the eForce Burnisher is located at the front of the machine. This allows operators to get deep into corners where other burnishers can't go.
Joystick control system
NSS has developed a patent-pending joystick control system that improves driving precision while reducing operator fatigue. Simply point the joystick where you want to go and you are on your way. This next-generation method for controlling riding cleaning machines makes machine operation effortless in a way that you have to feel to believe.
Touch screen interface
Looking very much like an app on your phone, all of the controls needed to operate the machine are housed on a touch screen that is easily reached from the driver's seat. By freeing ourselves from the constraints of physical switches, the designers at NSS were able to fine tune the interface into a series of buttons and icons that makes machine operation intuitive.
Built-in training manual
The touch screen interface also allowed us to store a tremendous amount of information on the control panel. This information includes a fully illustrated instruction manual to allow your supervisors to teach new users to safely use and maintain the eForce Burnisher… in four different languages (English, Spanish, French and Chinese).
We also developed another tool to build consistency into your operation, a password protected supervisor mode. This mode allows you to set the machine to be used only in specific ways. With the touch of the screen, you can turn off the settings that you don't want to use.
Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought. – Albert von Szent-Gyorgy
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