AgeRate and Longan Vision top picks by Best Startup Canada

AgeRate and Longan Vision

AgeRate and Longan Vision, The Forge clients, have been named as two of the top 101 “Canada based Product Design companies” by Best Startup Canada. AgeRate is an at-home blood test and mobile app that helps track aging in real-time, enabling users to make smarter lifestyle choices. Longan Vision focuses on providing support and solutions to the First Responder industry. Their flagship product is the Fusion Vision System [FVS], an Augmented Reality Smart Visor System combining thermal imaging with augmented reality that can be attached to a firefighter’s helmet to improve their vision in extreme and smoky environments.

Longan Vision has also developed “The Gatekeeper” in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Gatekeeper uses unique thermal imaging technology that provides the operator with the ability to monitor people’s relative skin temperature and detect whether a person has an elevated skin temperature while maintaining distance from the person being screened.

“We are honoured to be selected by Best Startup Canada as one of the best Product Design Companies in Canada,” said Enzo Jia, CEO and co-founder at Longan Vision. “Given there are so many interesting and unique design companies in Canada, it is a great milestone. It also shows how much our company has grown over the past few years into not just a startup, but a company that is recognized for its innovation and dedication to product design.”

The startups named have approached innovating the Product Design industry and have shown exceptional performance in Innovation, Growth, Management or Societal Impact.

Read more about the 101 Top Product Design Startups and Companies in Canada selected by Best Startup Canada.

Learn more about AgeRate and Longan Vision and their products.