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  1. 1. MOT 612 Innovation Management Spring 2010 Examples For Innovation Degree of NoveltyBy:Name: Al-Motaz Bellah Alaa ElDin Al-Agamawi
  2. 2. MOT 612: Class Two Assignment By:Al-Motaz Bellah Al-Agamawi, ID: 102027FORMS AND TYPES OF INNOVATION TABLE: Innovation Form TypeTransistor Product RadicalTransistor is the most important key components in most of today electronics and it has the greatest rolein the humanity advancement in electronics. Although transistor has first been patent by Julius EdgarLilienfeld in 1925 in Canada and then more research had been conducted by a team of research in AT&TBell Labs in 1947 but the first silicon transistor was produced in 1954i.McLaren Baby Buggy Product Architectural innovationMclaren new baby buggy design in 1965 for a light weight, 3D fold design was a revolution for the easeof use for parent compared to bulky pramiiFront Wheel Drive Product Architectural innovationFront Wheel Drive Design is the most common in mass production cars today. Since early 1900 differentdesigns and trails to implement the concept was done, until the first consumer product was introduced byBSA in 1929 then improvements continuediii.SMS (Text) Message Service Modular InnovationSMS was first thought to be added to GSM protocol in early 80s and the first consumer implementationand availability was in 1993. Nokia was the first company which its entire product portfolio supports thenew SMS services in 1993. Although SMS is considered to be Modular Innovation but its effect is huge(compared to Radical innovation ones) today there are more than 2.4 billion active users for SMS morethan 74% of the mobile handset usersiv.Industrial Robot Process Incremental InnovationThe word Robot was first introduced in Czech in 1920 but the first industrial robot was introduced in1956 was the first robotic patent which granted in 1961 and first Robotic company Unimation wasfoundedv. So industrial robots was an incremental innovation for the radical innovation which is therobotics in general.EPOS Retail System Process Modular InnovationElectronic point of sale retail system is a process innovation since it increases the efficiency of the cashierand better manages the retail process. Also it is modular since it adds an automated module for the overallretail selling process.Safety Razor Product Incremental InnovationRazor had been indentified and used by human being since the Bronze age. Safety Razor is anincremental innovation. Safety razor was first invented in the early 18 century by a French man. Usage ofSpring 2010 Page |1
  3. 3. MOT 612: Class Two Assignment By:Al-Motaz Bellah Al-Agamawi, ID: 102027safety razor is easier, safer and requires less skill than the original straight razorvi.Mosaic (1st Internet Browser) Product Architectural InnovationMosaic was not the first Internet browser, but it was the first to include images with text rather thanopening images in a separate screen, reliable and easy to install, inline graphics and the most important itwas the first browser to make it easy for ordinary people to use the internet. Until today most popularinternet browser applies many of the Mosaic concepts and architectural standardsvii.Mountain Bike Product Architectural InnovationBikes was found since longtime ago but the mountain bike is a new architectural for bikes to be moreeffective and useful in claiming the mountains.YouTube Service ModularPlaying videos and downloading video from and on the internet was found before YouTube. YouTubeinnovation was mainly giving the users the ability to share videos with each other in an effective, userfriendly, efficient streaming not requiring high bandwidth and free of charge. Also it worth mentioningthat they also have another type of innovation which is introducing a new business model for online videosharing industry.i Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transistorii Reference: http://www.maclarenbaby.com/gb/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=137&Itemid=479iii Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Front-wheel_driveiv Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SMSv Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Industrial_robotvi Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Safety_razorvii Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mosaic_(web_browser)Spring 2010 Page |2