IDEA is sponsored by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) and judged by a group of design experts from across the globe. Winners of the IDEA competition are featured in several media outlets and publications, have exhibition opportunities, and are given a license to display the IDEA winner logo on the associated marketing, branding, and packaging for their product. Designs will be judged based on their innovation, user experience, client and societal benefits, and appropriate aesthetics.Headed by Umbach Consulting Group LLC, in a joint effort with Zewski Corporation, the Cardionics SimSHIRT placed as a Finalist in the 2017 International Design Excellence Award. Umbach Consulting Group is our closest design partner. We are proud to have been asked to participate in preparing mateirals for this submission and are always thankful for any positive recognition our work receives.