Solar cells power the Rugged-i wireless video camera from Micropower Technologies.

Solar cells power the Rugged-i wireless video camera from Micropower Technologies.

MICROPOWER TECHNOLOGIES

CEO: Jon Siann.

No. of local employees: 12.

Investors: Tech Coast Angels, a network of individual investors who fund early stage technology companies in Southern California, and two boutique venture capital funds.

What makes the company innovative: It has developed unique wireless video camera technology which provides its own power source.

Founded in 2008 by a team of wireless and video industry professionals, MicroPower Technologies creates power-efficient wireless video camera technology...

Emmet Pierce is a freelance writer for the San Diego Business Journal.

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