Daymond John of 'Shark Tank' weighs in on pitches for AARP’s Innovator in Aging award

Nominees Sathya Elumalai and Sam Shames compete for a $10,000 prize.
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Transcript for Daymond John of 'Shark Tank' weighs in on pitches for AARP’s Innovator in Aging award
So here now to choose a winner for the innovator in aging awards with aarp we have judges, Jo Ann Jenkins and Sam Thames. Why was this important to you guys. Well, so aarp has been involved in innovation and aging since our six-year history and want to spark new ideas and create ways for people to choose how they age and it's fueling economies all over the world. In the U.S. Alone $7.6 trillion of annual economic activity is sparked every year by people over the age of 50 so this is important. A huge industry. Damond John, you're one of the judges in "Shark tank." What do you look for a winner. We have $10,000 on the stake. It's not money so it's really great. I love the fact that people are solving a problem and making life easier for other people and I always look forward for a way to scale. Is it going to sell, bottom line. Let's find out. Our two potential sharks in, shall we. Sathya and Sam, two great ideas. 30 seconds on the clock for each to give these guys your best pitch. Sathya, you are up. Ready, set, go. Every single time my mom gets hospitalized she asks could do you something to prevent me from going back to the hospital. The sad reality is half of the U.S. Population is also struggling with the same issue and they have to manage all these complicated devices. That's why we created this which combines all capabilities into it is a noninvasive at home rapid health assessment device that measures more than ten vital health parameters in 30 seconds and put together all the different things into very simple to use as a toothbrush yet comprehensive enough to provide a daily snapshot of your daily health. Just spent one minute of your day. Good job, a lot of information. Sam. You're up, ready, set, go. Good morning, America. My mom is always cold and her friends have been experiencing hot flashes for years. Temperature is personal but the world doesn't treat it that way. That's why I invented embr wave that cool organization warms with the push of a button. Just by changing the temperature of this spot, our patented technology can make you feel better overall. Perfect for keeping your cool, pitching live on national TV with embr wave you can own your temperature. In the Nick of time. Daymond, what did you think? I love them both. I like the oohs and aahs around here so not sure. Joann, you will make the big decision. $10,000. That's a lot of money to put toward a great business idea. I think both are winners. I understand yours a lot personally and your, the idea of doing all of those things with one-stop shopping sound great, your decision. I think as you said this is both of yours so innovative and important to do this but I think coming from one of those people who have hot flashes all the time, the winner is Sam Thames from embr. Guy, congratulations. $10,000. Thanks to aarp. Daymond John and the rest of the

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