2015 OBAA Finalist Profile: Nix Sensor Ltd.
Nix Sensor Ltd. designs, develops and manufactures high resolution colour measurement tools used by experts in television, print design, web design, interior design, textiles, pharmaceuticals, human nutrition and paint.
A must-have for designers and colour professionals, the NIX Pro Color Sensor is a real-life colour eyedropper tool that takes the guesswork out of colour. Users simply touch the NIX Pro to any surface and instantly view an accurate colour reading on their smartphone. Once scanned, users can save, share, or compare the colour swatch with the NIX App. Already in worldwide use by experts in television, print design, textiles, web design, and interior design, the Nix blocks out all ambient light and provides its own calibrated light source, making it more accurate than any fan deck or human eye.
Nix Sensor Ltd. develops, designs, and manufactures all of it’s products in the ambitious City of Hamilton, creating high tech jobs in one of the best manufacturing cities in the world.
About the Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award:
Sponsored by Colleges Ontario, the Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award is awarded to a young Ontario entrepreneur who has successfully built a unique and game-changing venture.
What Ontario business leaders are saying about Nix Sensor Ltd.:
“Entrepreneurs are the backbone of Ontario’s economic future and because of Nix Sensor’s game changing technology, jobs have been created in Hamilton and design professionals now have access to a cutting edge tool that allows them to succeed in their respective workplaces. For all of these reasons and more, we’re proud to have Nix Sensor as a 2015 OBAA finalist.”
– Allan O’Dette, President and CEO of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce
“Nix has built a global reputation among color experts as an industry leader and problem solver. The early success Matt and his team have achieved are helping inspire the many young, ambitious professionals that symbolize the “New” Hamilton. One of the main drivers of our economy remains advanced manufacturing and we’re extremely proud to be able to say that every Nix Colour Sensor is made here in Hamilton!”
– Keanin Loomis, President and CEO of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce
“Nix’s blockbuster success could not be possible without the most passionate employees, the best mentors, and most of all, Hamilton, the most startup friendly city in Canada.”
– Matthew Sheridan, CEO and Founder of Nix Sensor Ltd.