Usher Technologies leads Circle of Excellence honorees as Technology Company of the Year at the recently concluded Asia CEO Awards 2022. The Technology Company of the Year award is presented to the organization that focuses on ICT and how it enables, transforms and improves the lives of the communities it serves.
This is a testament to Usher Technologies’ commitment to disaster risk management as it strengthens and strengthens their mission to help communities manage disaster risk through the use of the USHER system and a structural health surveillance education and training framework. Following the Department of Science & Technology’s Gregorio Zara Award for Best Technology Commercialization in 2021, the Asia CEO Technology Company of the Year Award underscores their efforts to increase the Philippines’ disaster preparedness – and provide hope to reduce economic losses and above all to save lives.
Usher Technologies Inc. is a commercialization project of the Mapua Institute, Department of Science and Technology, and the Philippine Council for Industry Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development. It is led by its Chief Vision Officer (CVO) and Mapua University’s Dean of Civil Engineering, Dr. Francis Aldrine A. Uy, and an all-Filipino team of diverse engineering disciplines from Mapua and experienced professionals in technology, business, law and finance. Usher Technologies Inc is dedicated to be a leading innovator in multi-hazard disaster risk reduction platforms and solutions and ushering in a safer world.
The Universal Structural Health Evaluation and Recording System (USHER) is a 24/7 building structural health monitoring system consisting of an advanced accelerometer, web portal system and mobile application. It is a key solution to reduce disaster risk, especially in urban cities, to reduce economic and human losses, and is in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The technology can be installed in buildings, bridges and other critical structures, assisting engineers and building owners and managers in monitoring structural integrity and performance during seismic and other events. It is economical, convenient and fully compliant with government regulations. It is an essential part of building smart cities.
To learn more about Usher Technologies and how they can help you and your community, please email [email protected]
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