08/16/13 – Neya Systems named finalist for Tech 50 Startup of the Year

PITTSBURGH, PA – Neya Systems, LLC, a developer of unmanned systems technology for commercial and governmental organizations, today announced that the Pittsburgh Technology Council has named it a Tech 50 Awards Finalist in the “Startup of the Year” Category.

The Pittsburgh Technology Council’s annual Tech 50 Awards recognize southwestern Pennsylvania’s most successful, innovative, and thought-leading technology companies, which have become the backbone of Pittsburgh’s new economy.

The awards represent transformative technology centers of excellence with tech companies at all stages of growth. Tech 50 also recognizes the region’s top tech executive.

“Each year, the Council canvasses the region for the most distinguished public and private technology-oriented companies, and the Tech 50 awards honor those companies that demonstrated the strongest growth and advancement in product or sales success, financial strength, corporate citizenship, job growth and retention and innovative product or technology,” said Audrey Russo, President and CEO, Pittsburgh Technology Council. “We are excited to announce the category winners at the awards gala this fall. It is truly a night to celebrate our region’s technology companies and the contributions they have made to our economic vitality.”

“We are thrilled to be recognized by the Pittsburgh Technology Council and the overall Pittsburgh technology community for the success we have been fortunate to enjoy since the founding of our company,” said Dr. Parag Batavia, founder of Neya Systems. “Our employees are the key reason for our success. We are lucky to attract the best and brightest in robotics, and have a great mix of extremely talented employees who enjoy developing both cutting edge R&D solutions to novel challenges, and also mature hardware and software products”.

About Neya Systems LLC
Neya Systems is one of the leading developers of advanced unmanned systems technologies in the United States. Neya works with defense, homeland security, and commercial customers to deliver novel solutions to some of the hardest problems related to autonomy, computer vision, and general unmanned systems development and deployment. Both government- and commercial-sector engineering managers consistently turn to Neya’s team when seeking expertise related to perception in difficult visual conditions; frustrated with current technologies for planning and coordination of multiple unmanned systems; facing very challenging unmanned systems navigation tasks in highly complex terrain; transitioning technologies developed through research and development programs to real-world applications; faced with requirements to deliver standards-compliant unmanned systems; or needing additional highly skilled technical resources but are limited by staff workloads and hiring freezes.
For more information, visit http://www.neyasystems.com

Contact Information
Neya Systems LLC
145 Lake Drive
Suite 104
Wexford, PA 15090

Contact: Dr. Parag Batavia
paragb@neyasystems.com
724.799.8078 ext 101
412.202.7660 fax

For more information on Tech 50, visit http://tech50.pghtech.org. For more information on the Pittsburgh Technology Council, visit www.pghtech.org.

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Parag Batavia

Parag Batavia is the founder and president of Neya Systems, LLC. He started Neya in 2009, in order to further robotics R&D efforts, and transition them to commercial and DoD product areas. Parag has a Ph.D. in Robotics from CMU, and an MBA from Drexel. He is married, with two beautiful little girls, and is slowly trying to get back in shape now that he's hit the big 40.