Globe 100: Most innovative in Massachusetts
There are those who innovate, and then there's Matt Coates, innovation consultant at Invention Machine Corp. in Boston. The company's clients include such well-known brands as Boeing and Samsung.
Coates, 36, is a specialist in breakthrough ideas. Asked to build better glass for tablet computers such as Apple Inc.'s iPad, Coates developed a system that can recognize gestures in free space. A screen that is not touched means no more fingerprints Read more