|By PR Newswire||
|April 19, 2012 02:35 PM EDT||
CNBC's Jon Fortt to Reveal Winners May 9 at International CTIA WIRELESS® 2012
WASHINGTON, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International CTIA WIRELESS® 2012 today announced the Emerging Technology (E-Tech) Awards finalists that represent the industry's most innovative wireless products and services in the areas of mobile apps, consumer electronics, enterprise and vertical markets and network infrastructure.
On Wednesday, May 9 at 2:00 p.m. CDT, Jon Fortt, technology correspondent for CNBC, will make known the E-Tech Awards winners on the Exhibit Innovations Stage at Booth 4575 at International CTIA WIRELESS, taking place May 8-10, 2012 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.
CTIA E-Tech Awards submissions were judged on innovation, functionality, technological importance, implementation and overall "wow" factor. Online judging for the 15 awards categories was conducted by a panel of recognized industry experts, media and analysts.
Attendees are encouraged to take a look at the submissions when they are displayed in Booth 4575 at the Emerging Technology Zone on the tradeshow floor throughout the show. In addition, attendees may vote for their favorite entries online and via text during International CTIA WIRELESS. To vote for the "Best Online Pick," website visitors should vote at www.ctiashow.com/awards. The entry that earns the most text votes on-site during the show will be named "Best in Show."
The 2012 CTIA E-Tech Awards finalists are (by category in alphabetical order):
ENTERPRISE & VERTICAL MARKET SOLUTION
- General Business
- Appcelerator Titanium Mobile Platform, Appcelerator
- BoxTone Automated Mobile Application Management (MAM), BoxTone
- DialedIn, DialedIn
- EFI PrintMe Mobile, EFI
- FEEDHENRY MOBILE APPLICATION PLATFORM, FeedHenry
Green Telecom & Smart Energy Solutions, Apps & Hardware
- AIRSYS high efficiency HVAC Wall Pack Unit (WPU), Tempest Telecom Solutions LLC
- Consert Virtual Peak Plant Solution with integrated Novatel Wireless Expedite E396 3G PCIe Card, Novatel Wireless
- Mushroom GreenZero Wall Travel Charger, Bracketron
- Nularis LED Energy Auditor, Nularis
- Vodacom mobile broadband site running purely on renewable energies, Nokia Siemens Networks
Healthcare & Wellness
- ARD400-W 3G Dosimeter and Server Solution, AnyDATA Corporation
- AT&T mHealth Solutions presents DiabetesManager®, AT&T and WellDoc
- iglucose™, PositiveID Corporation
- Valencell V-LINC™, Valencell
- VGo with integrated Novatel Wireless' Expedite® E362 PCI Express Mini Card for 4G/LTE, Novatel Wireless
Mobile Marketing & Advertising
- Accession Mobile Content Sharing (MCS), Metaswitch Networks
- AT&T Messaging Toolkit, AT&T
- Chatterspot, Chatterspot
- Digby Localpoint, Digby
- Urban Airship, Urban Airship
Transportation & Fleet
- Instant Locate, Global Results Communications
- IsatData Pro, SkyWave Mobile Communications
- Public Safety Multi-Media Messaging Solution, Infinite Convergence
- QPro 3G, Quake Global
- Sonim XP5520 BOLT, Sonim Technologies
In-Building Wireless, Wi-Fi & LAN
- Alcatel-Lucent lightRadio Wi-Fi, Alcatel-Lucent
- Huawei AtomCell, Huawei
- nanoConverge, ip.access
- Self-Optimizing Network (SON), AT&T
- Unified User Access Control Software for Virtual Wireless LAN (vWLAN), ADTRAN, Inc.
Wide Area Network
- BelAir2100 LTE/3G/Wi-Fi Metrocell, BelAir Networks
- lightRadio™ Network, Alcatel-Lucent
- Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio 10 BTS with 6 Pipes Radio for LTE rollouts, Nokia Siemens Networks
- Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Zone, Nokia Siemens Networks
- PureWave Quantum LTE, PureWave
Automotive, Safe Driving & Transportation
- Aha Radio 2.0, Harman International
- AT&T DriveMode, AT&T
- Cobra JoyRide™, Cobra Electronics
- iOnRoad- Augmented Driving, iOnRoad
- Scosche cellCONTROL, Scosche Industries
Health, Wellness & Fitness
- AT&T mHealth Solutions presents DiabetesManager®, AT&T and WellDoc
- Beam Brush, Beam Technologies
- Lifecomm Mobile Personal Emergency Response System, Lifecomm
- Macaw, U.S. Preventive Medicine, Inc. and Qualcomm Life
- OptumizMe, Optum
Mobile Commerce, Shopping & Rewards
- Eyeona, Eyeona
- Geode by iCache, iCache
- Neustar Intelligent Cloud, Neustar
- Pay Anywhere, Pay Anywhere
- Viggle, Viggle
Productivity, Utility & Public Safety
- CounterPath Bria iPad Edition mobile softphone, CounterPath
- iMap Weather Radio, Weather Decision Technologies
- Scout, Telenav
- SugarSync, Inc., SugarSync, Inc.
- ViBe, Base 2 Applications
Social, Content, Media & Entertainment
- Aha Radio 2.0, Harman International
- AT&T U-verse Enabled Apps, AT&T
- Bobsled by T-Mobile, T-Mobile
- Doro Experience®, Doro
- Tangled: Storybook Deluxe, Disney Publishing Worldwide
MOBILE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS
- Band, TYLT
- BURY EasyTouch Pro CV9000, Point to Point Technology USA Inc.
- Geode by iCache, iCache
- Motorola ELITE SLIVER Bluetooth® Headset, Motorola Mobility
- SmartLinX U250, AirTouch Inc.
Smartphones & Handsets
- DROID RAZR MAXX by Motorola, Motorola Mobility
- Galaxy Nexus by Samsung (Sprint), Samsung Telecommunications America
- Galaxy Nexus by Samsung (Verizon), Samsung Telecommunications America
- HTC One X, HTC Americas
- Samsung Galaxy Note™, Samsung Telecommunications America
Tablets, Netbooks & Embedded Wireless Devices
- ARD400-W 3G Dosimeter, AnyDATA Corporation
- Amber Alert GPS V3 Connected by AT&T, AT&T Emerging Enterprises & Partnerships
- PlayStation® Vita 3G/Wi-Fi Connected by AT&T, AT&T Emerging Enterprises & Partnerships
- Samsung Galaxy Tab™ 7.7, Samsung Telecommunications America
- xPrintServer, Lantronix
For more information on the E-Tech Awards, visit www.ctiashows.com/awards.
For additional details and a comprehensive look at the CTIA conference program, visit: http://www.ctiawireless.com/. Members of the media may pre-register for access to all show events at: www.ctiashows.com/pressreg.
About CTIA Shows
CTIA Shows bring together all industries advanced by wireless technology for intense business, learning and networking. International CTIA WIRELESS® takes place May 8-10, 2012 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La. CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS™ takes place Oct. 9-11, 2012 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif. Visit www.ctiashows.com.
CTIA–The Wireless Association® (www.ctia.org) is an international organization representing the wireless communications industry. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products. CTIA advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government. The association also coordinates the industry's voluntary best practices and initiatives, and sponsors the industry's leading wireless tradeshows. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C.
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