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CTIA Announces Emerging Technology, Hot for the Holidays and the MobITs Award Finalists

Winners will be announced Wednesday, September 10 at Super Mobility Week

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTIA–The Wireless Association® today announced the finalists for its three award programs taking place at Super Mobility Week, the Emerging Technology (or E-Tech), Hot for the Holidays and the MobITs Awards. Super Mobility Week will take place September 9, 10 & 11, 2014 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Super Mobility Week.
  • Representing the most innovative and cutting-edge emerging mobile services, solutions and technology, the E-Tech Awards finalists feature the best in areas such as network equipment, M2M and the Internet of Things and the cloud. The E-Tech Awards ceremony will take place Wednesday, September 10 from 12:30 p.m.1:00 p.m. at Studio C.
  • Just in time for the holiday buying season, the Hot for the Holidays Awards recognize the hottest mobile consumer electronics, including gadgets and accessories from entertainment and health to the connected car and home. The Hot for the Holidays Awards ceremony will take place at the Connected Life Zone stage Wednesday, September 10 from 1:30 p.m.2:00 p.m.
  • Enhancing performance, efficiency and productivity inside the enterprise, the MobITs Awards feature the most innovative IT solutions that help companies secure their operations and improve their customers' experience. MobITs Awards winners will be announced Wednesday, September 10 from 2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m. at the MobileCON Thought Leadership Stage 3.

"CTIA awards recognize the best and most innovative products and services for wireless companies looking to improve their operations and their engagement with customers. Perfectly positioned for retailers to prepare for the holiday buying season, Super Mobility Week attendees will see what will be the next hottest devices and services," said Robert Mesirow, CTIA Vice President and Show Director.

More than 50 industry experts, analysts and media examined and scored the nearly 300 entries across the three programs to determine the finalists and winners. Super Mobility Week attendees and online users will also have the opportunity to choose a "Crowd Favorite" by voting for their favorite product, not just finalists, in each program. Online voting is open now and runs until Monday, September 8 at 5:00 p.m. ET. Super Mobility Week attendees can also vote via text onsite starting September 8 until 10:00 a.m. ET Wednesday, September 10.

The 2014 awards finalists are (by category in alphabetical order):

E-Tech Awards:

Green Telecom & Networks

  • MySite Energy Solutions, CitiSite Multi-Media Tower Platform
  • People Power, People Power's IOEplatform (Internet of Everything Platform)
  • ReliOn, CIC USA and ReliOn Provide a Reliable, Cost-Effective and Green Remote Off-Grid Power Solution
  • Verizon Communications, Verizon CoFEE Anywhere Construction

In-Building Wireless - Small Cell, Wi-Fi, LAN

  • Airvana, OneCell™ by Airvana
  • Dali Wireless, High Density System (HDS™)
  • Devicescape, Devicescape Service Platform - The World's Largest Wi-Fi Service Platform
  • Nokia, Nokia Flexi Zone
  • SpiderCloud Wireless, SCRN-310 Dual-band 3G/LTE and Dual Band LTE Radio Node

Location & Proximity Services

  • RacoWireless, Position Logic - Location Based Services
  • Ruckus Wireless, Inc., Ruckus SPoT™ Smart Positioning Technology Service
  • Samsung Mobile USA, Samsung eMBMS (evolved Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Solution)
  • Syniverse, Syniverse International Fraud Intervention Solution
  • Telenav, Inc., Scout (with OpenStreetMap)

M2M, IoT, Sensors, RFID & NFC

  • AT&T, AT&T Cargo View with FlightSafe®
  • Novasentis, Clic™ 1010 Actuator (Clic™ Series Actuators and Sensors)
  • Piper, Piper
  • Spansion Inc., Spansion Ultra Low Power Buck PMIC for Solar and Vibrations Energy Harvesting, MB39C811
  • Thin Film Electronics ASA (Thinfilm), Thinfilm NFC Smart Label

Mobile Cloud

  • AirWatch by Vmware, AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management
  • HeyWire Business, Business Messenger
  • ItsOn Inc., ItsOn Smart Services Platform™ V 2.0
  • Voxox, Cloud Phone
  • Voxox, Voxox

Mobile Marketing & Advertising

  • MobileROI, MobileROI Mobile Marketing Cloud
  • NQ Mobile, NQ Live™
  • Opera Mediaworks, Talk to Me
  • SAP, SAP Consumer Insight 365
  • Syniverse, Syniverse Campaign Management Solution

Mobile Money, Payments, Banking & Commerce

  • FIS, GenNOW Financial Services
  • ImageWare Systems, GoMobile Interactive
  • Mercury, Mercury StoreCard™
  • TeleSign, PhoneID Score

Wide Area Network – Core

  • Affirmed Networks, Affirmed Mobile Content Cloud™ (Version 4.0)
  • Mimosa, B5 Backhaul
  • Ruckus Wireless, Inc., Ruckus virtual SmartCell™ Gateway (vSCG)
  • Samsung Mobile USA, Samsung eMBMS (evolved Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Solution)
  • SpiderCloud Wireless, Intel Edge Cloud NFV with SpiderCloud E-RAN

Wide Area Network – RAN

  • 3M, 3M™ Slim Lock Closure
  • Freescale Semiconductor, QorIQ Qonverge B3421 SoC
  • Nokia, Nokia Centralized RAN Solution
  • Qualcomm Atheros, Qualcomm® VIVE™ with Multi-User MIMO
  • Radisys, Integrated SON Solution

Hot for the Holidays Awards:

Accessories

  • Aries Manufacturing, GetPower USB Wall Plate
  • HTC, HTC Dot View
  • Technocel, JELLYFISH Bounce
  • Technocel, TYLT Smart Charger 6K
  • Voxx Accessories Corporation, Here to Anywhere Power Bank

Connected Car

  • AT&T, Audi A3 Connected by AT&T
  • Cobra Electronics, Drive HD™ Dash Cam by Cobra – Cobra CDR 900
  • iBOLT - Wireless Accessory Solutions, iBOLT Dock'n Drive App for IOS
  • QNX Software Systems, Audi Virtual Cockpit in 2015 Audi TT

Connected Home

  • Piper, Piper
  • ArcSoft, simplicam powered by Closeli
  • SNUPI Technologies, WallyHome
  • Flyover Innovations, LLC, Blumoo
  • Revolv, Revolv

Devices & Gadgets

  • Adaptics LTD, Drop
  • Cobra Electronics, Cobra JumPack
  • Epson, Epson® LabelWorks™ LW-600P
  • HTC, HTC One (M8)
  • Samsung Telecommunications America, Samsung Galaxy S 5

Entertainment, Audio, Music & Video

  • Buffalo Americas, MiniStation Air Wireless Portable Hard Drive (HDW-PD1.0U3)
  • GGMM, Inc., M-Show
  • Plantronics
  • Scosche Industries, Inc., Scosche boomBOTTLE™ H2O
  • TuneIn, TuneIn Radio

Health, Fitness & Wellness

  • AT&T, AT&T EverThere ™
  • Blipcare, Blip WiFi Weight Scale with Balance Score
  • Epson, Pulsense™ PS-100 Band
  • Samsung Telecommunications America, Samsung Galaxy S 5 and Gear Fit

Productivity

  • KeyPoint Technologies, Adaptxt
  • Moshi, VersaKeyboard
  • Opera Software, Opera Coast
  • Opera Software, Opera Max
  • Voxer, Voxer

Wearables

  • Aries Manufacturing, OnTip Touchscreen Gloves
  • AT&T, FiLIP connected by AT&T
  • JayBird, JayBird REIGN
  • Samsung Telecommunications America, Samsung Gear 2/Gear 2 Neo
  • Scosche Industries, Inc., Scosche RHYTHM+

MobITs Awards:

Mobile Applications, Development & Platforms

  • ClearBlade Inc., ClearBlade Enterprise Platform
  • Embarcadero Technologies, Appmethod
  • Gemalto, Gemalto Cinterion SensorLogic Agent and SensorLogic Application Enablement Platform
  • Kony, The Kony Experience Cloud
  • Ruckus Wireless, Inc., Ruckus SmartCell™ Insight

Mobile Customer Experience Management

  • AetherPal, Device Diagnostics
  • Dell, Dell Enterprise Mobility Management
  • Morpho, MorphoTablet™
  • Openwave Mobility, MOTIFY
  • Syniverse, Syniverse Campaign Management Solution

Mobile Device Management

  • AirWatch by Vmware, AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management Version 7.1
  • BlackBerry Ltd, BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10.2.1 (BES10.2.1)
  • RacoWireless, Omega Management Suite
  • SOTI, SOTI MobiControl 11
  • Spyders Inc., IntelliGO

Mobile Enterprise Innovation

  • AirWatch by Vmware, AirWatch Secure Content Locker Version 2.2 for iOS
  • Dell, Dell Enterprise Mobility Management
  • Good Technology, Good Mobile Service Management
  • Spireon, Inc., FleetLocate Asset & Trailer Intelligence
  • Syniverse, Syniverse Mobile Intelligence Portal

Mobile Security & Privacy

  • AirWatch by Vmware, AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management Version 7.1
  • Graphite Software, Secure Spaces Management Service
  • Lookout, Lookout Premium featuring Theft Alerts
  • SecureKey Technologies, SecureKey's briidge.net Connect 3.0
  • Symantec, Symantec Mobility: Suite

About CTIA Shows

CTIA Shows bring together all industries advanced by wireless technology for intense business, learning and networking. Super Mobility Week (www.supermobilityweek.com) takes place Sept. 9, 10 and 11, 2014 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas. Twitter: @ctiashows | Facebook: www.ctiashows.com/facebook | LinkedIn: www.ctiashows.com/linkedin

About CTIA

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 tradeshow. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C.

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