CTIA-The Wireless Association announces finalists in its three awards programs”Hot for the Holidays, Emerging Technology (E-Tech) and The MobITs. CTIA will showcase entrants’ products and services and announce the winners Thursday, September 10 at CTIA Super Mobility 2015.
The industry’s annual show, the largest mobile marketplace in the Western Hemisphere, will take place September 9, 10 & 11 at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas.
• Hot for the Holidays Awards – Timed perfectly for the holiday buying season, CTIA recognizes the hottest mobile consumer electronics, devices, wearables, accessories and entertainment, home and car products.
• E-Tech Awards – Serving up innovative, emerging mobile services, solutions and technology, CTIA distinguishes the best in IoT, cloud, mobile payments, in-building and wide area networks.
• The MobITs – CTIA celebrates outstanding achievements in mobile IT solutions that improve enterprise performance and productivity through mobile apps and platforms, customer experience, device management, security and privacy and new innovations.
Dozens of industry experts, reporters and analysts judged and scored hundreds of entries to determine the finalists and winners. CTIA will host the awards ceremony at CTIA Super Mobility 2015 and announce the winners Thursday, September 10 at 2:00 p.m. PT from the Networked Society Stage (Booth 3673) in the Sands Expo.
In addition, the public may vote for their “Crowd Favorite.” Online voting begins now, and onsite text voting begins September 8. “Crowd Favorite” voting ends Thursday, September 10 at 10:00 a.m. PT.
CTIA announced these 2015 awards finalists, listed by program and category in alphabetical order:
HOT FOR THE HOLIDAYS FINALISTS:
Accessories Google, Google Live Case Otter Products, LifeProof FRE Power Scosche Industries, Inc., Scosche goBAT™ 12000 Scosche Industries, Inc., Scosche goBAT™ 6000 Ztylus, Ztylus Metal Camera Kit for iPhone 6/6+ (Premium Case and 4 in 1 Revolver Lens Attachment)
Connected Car Cobra Electronics, CDR 855 BT Drive HD™ Dash Cam by Cobra Directed, Viper SmartStart 4.0 HARMAN International, HARMAN and Rinspeed “Budii” Concept Car splitsecnd, splitsecnd
Connected Home Lineage Labs, Bevy Piper by Icontrol Networks, Piper nv Sengled, Sengled Snap
Devices & Gadgets AT&T Mobile and Business Solutions, AT&T Modio™ LTE case Cobra Electronics, Cobra JumPack™ CPP 8000 Edyn, Edyn Smart Garden Sensor Intel Corporation, ASUS ZenFone 2 (ZE551ML) Powered by Intel Samsung, Samsung Galaxy S 6 edge
Entertainment, Audio, Music & Video Samsung, Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition Scosche Industries, Inc., Scosche BOOMBOTTLE®+ Sengled, Sengled Pulse Sling Media, Inc, Slingbox M2 Wearality Corporation, Wearality Sky™
Wearables, Health, Fitness & Wellness Aeris Communications, GPS SmartSoles Armpocket Enterprises LLC, Armpocket Wrister Extreme Reality, Extreme Motion PT Microsoft, Microsoft Band Samsung, Samsung Gear S
EMERGING TECHNOLOGY AWARDS FINALISTS:
In-Building Wireless”Small Cell, Wi-Fi, LAN Airvana, S1000 LTE and Dual-Band Wi-Fi SMB Small Cell AT&T Mobile and Business Solutions, AT&T Wi-Fi – Small Site Qualcomm, Qualcomm’s second generation of Qualcomm® VIVE™ with Qualcomm MU | EFX technology Westell Technologies, ClearLink® DAS Xirrus, Inc., Xirrus Xtreme Density (XD4) Wi-Fi
M2M, IoT, Sensors, RFID & NFC Atheer, Atheer AiR Smart Glasses platform Inmarsat, Hughes Network Systems 9450-C11 BGAN M2M terminal LogMeIn, Xively Ossia, Cota Qualcomm, Qualcomm® Snapdragon Sense™ ID 3D Fingerprint Technology
Mobile Cloud AT&T Mobile and Business Solutions, AT&T Mobile Office Suite Azuga Fleet, Azuga Fleet Driver Rewards App Hirschmann Solutions, M2M Gateway Rave Mobile Safety, Smart911 Location Cloud Tangoe, MatrixCloud
Mobile Money, Payments, Banking & Commerce Blackhawk Network, GoWallet Invoice2go, Invoice2go Panasonic System Communications Company North America, Toughpad® FZ-R1
Wide Area Network ItsOn, Inc, The ItsOn Platform Mimosa, Mimosa A5 Access Point Parallel Wireless, Inc., Enabling RAN Hyperconnectivity with HetNet Gateway Plug Power, ReliOn Integrated Outside Plant solution with GenFuel Vasona Networks, Vasona SmartAIR
THE MOBITS FINALISTS:
Mobile Applications, Development & Platforms BlackBerry, BlackBerry Blend Geotab, Geotab Marketplace and application development platform Kony, Inc., Kony MobileFabric KORE, KORE’s 3rd Generation PRiSMPro LiveSafe, Inc., LiveSafe, Inc.
Mobile Customer Experience Management Ericsson, Ericsson Expert Analytics 15.0 Hotel Internet Services, BeyondTV Wireles Streaming System LogMeIn, Rescue Lens SAP Mobile Services, SAP Intelligent Notification 365 Synchronoss, Synchronoss Mobile Content Transfer
Mobile Device Management AirWatch by Vmware, AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management Version 8.0 AT&T Mobile and Business Solutions, AT&T Work Platform BlackBerry, BES®12 Cloud Citrix, Citrix XenMobile SOTI, SOTI MobiControl 12
Mobile Enterprise Innovation AirWatch by Vmware, AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management Version 8.0 Good Technology, Good Work Hypori, Inc., Hypori Android Cloud Environment (ACE) INRIX, INRIX Intermodal and EV Navigation simgo, Virtual SIM™ for Smartphone
Mobile Security & Privacy Arxan Technologies, Arxan expanded application protection for all major IoT platforms BlackBerry, WatchDox by BlackBerry Cellrox Ltd., Cellrox Mobile Virtualization Data Theorem, Data Theorem Scan & Secures mSIGNIA, mSIGNIA’s iDNA™ Platform
CTIA-The Wireless Association represents the U.S. wireless communications industry. With members from wireless carriers and their suppliers to providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products, the association brings together a dynamic group of companies that enable consumers to lead a 21st century connected life. CTIA members benefit from its vigorous advocacy at all levels of government for policies that foster the continued innovation, investment and economic impact of America’s competitive and world-leading mobile ecosystem. The association also coordinates the industry’s voluntary best practices and initiatives and convenes the industry’s leading wireless tradeshow. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C.
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