CTIA Super Mobility 2016 Announces the 10th Annual Emerging Technology Awards Winners

Today, the 10th annual CTIA Emerging Technology (E-Tech) Awards winners were announced at CTIA Super Mobility 2016™ , the largest wireless event in America.
September 8, 2016

Today, the 10th annual CTIA Emerging Technology (E-Tech) Awards winners were announced at CTIA Super Mobility 2016™ , the largest wireless event in America. The winners represent the latest innovation in mobile products and services that have the power to transform networks, businesses, smart cities and connected consumers. Newell Thompson, Vice President, Category Marketing, Technology & Telecommunications, Time Inc. presented the winners at the live awards ceremony at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas, Nev., USA.

“CTIA Emerging Technology Award winners represent the best mobile products, apps and services of the year that have the potential to influence and benefit businesses and consumers,” said CTIA Show Director and Conventions AVP Heather Lee. “Marking the tenth year of this distinguished awards program, CTIA is honored to once again recognize companies that are raising the bar of excellence for mobile innovation.”

A panel of 35 industry experts and analysts judged submissions across 15 award categories to determine the finalists and winners. The “Crowd Favorite” was determined by a popular vote of CTIA Super Mobility 2016 attendees and online visitors.

The 2016 CTIA E-Tech Award winners (first, second and third place) are:  

EVERYTHING INTELLIGENT
In-Building Wireless (Small Cell, WiFi, LAN)
1. NUU Mobile, NUU Konnect i1
2. TeleWorld Solutions, Inc., SmallCellSite.com
3. Nextivity, Cel-Fi GO           

Wide Area Networks (5G, 4G, LTE Advanced)
1. Nokia, Nokia Future Cell
2. Pivotal Communications, Holographic Beam Forming (HBF) Antenna and Radio
3. Cradlepoint, AER3100 LTE-A edge Routing Solution with Enterprise Cloud Manager   
EVERYTHING SMART CONSUMER

Accessories
1. Samsung Electronics America, Samsung Gear VR, powered by Oculus
2. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Samsung Portable SSD T3
3. Samsung Electronics America, Samsung Gear 360           

Connected Life (Car, Transportation, Home, Wearables, Health)
1. Samsung Electronics America, Samsung Gear Fit2
2. HARMAN, HARMAN’s Pupil-Based Driver Monitoring System
3. Nima, Nima

Devices & Gadgets
1. CAT, Cat® S60
2. Motorola Mobility, Moto Z Family and Moto Mods
3. Samsung Electronics America, Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge  

Entertainment (Games, Audio, Music & Video)

1. Speck, Pocket-VR™ with CandyShell® Grip
2. TouchTunes, TouchTunes Mobile App
3. SteelSeries, SteelSeries Nimbus Wireless iOS Game Controller   

EVERYTHING INDUSTRIAL & ENTERPRISE

Industrial IoT (IIoT, M2M, Sensors, RFID, NFC etc.)
1. Silver Spring Networks, Starfish™ Platform
2. Nokia, Nokia IMPACT IoT Platform with Nokia Motive® Connected Device Platform
3. Comtech Telecommunications Corp., Location Studio

Mobile App Development Platforms
1. Kony Inc., Kony Visualizer 7.0
2. Canvas, Canvas 8.0
3. Gurtam Inc., Wialon

Mobile Cloud
1. Twilio, Twilio Wireless
2. AT&T, AT&T Collaborate™
3. Ericsson, Ericsson Cloud Manager 16.0     

Mobile Customer Experience Management & Data Analytics
1. LogMeIn, LogMeIn Rescue Lens
2. Aptilo Networks, Aptilo SMP Venue Wi-Fi Manager™ (VWM)
3. B2X, B2X SmartCare Technology Platform     

Mobility Management Solutions (MDM, MAM, access management etc.)
1. SOTI Inc., MobiControl 13.0
2. Samsung Electronics America, Samsung KNOX
3. Parallel Wireless, Enabling Smart Nation with M1 & Parallel Wireless In-vehicle HetNet Technology

Mobile Money (Payments, Banking, Retail & E-Commerce)
1. Samsung Electronics America, Samsung Pay
2. ItsPayd, Inc., ItsPayd
3. Tata Communications, TATA Sponsored Data Exchange & Rewards

Mobile Security & Privacy
1. Sensory, TrulySecure 2.0: Voice+Face Authentication SDK
2. OptioLabs, OptioCore
3. Samsung Electronics America, Samsung KNOX

Mobile Enterprise Innovation
1. HeyWire, Inc., HeyWire LiveText Agent for Salesforce
2. harmon.ie, Collage
3. Nokia, Nokia Unmanned Aerial System Traffic Management (UTM)     

EVERYTHING FOR GOOD
1. Ericsson, Connected Water
2. Aeris, SweetSense Remote Monitoring Sensor Platform
3. Sierra Wireless, AirLink® MP70 LTE-Advanced Vehicle Router

CROWD FAVORITE (Determined by Popular Vote)
Nokia, Nokia IMPACT IoT Platform with Nokia Motive® Connected Device Platform

For more information and to stay up-to-date on show news, please visit CTIASuperMobility2016.com. 

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About CTIA Super Mobility 2016
CTIA Super Mobility 2016™ (CTIASuperMobility2016.com) is the largest mobile event in America and the only B2B marketplace dedicated to demonstrating products and strategies for smart cities, mobile-first enterprises and connected consumers around the globe. For three days, more than 30,000 technology and business professionals, 1,000 exhibiting companies and dozens of collocated partner organizations gather to discover next-generation technologies, people and ideas transforming everything wireless. Powered by CTIA for 30+ years, this award-winning trade show advances the association’s commitment to foster wireless innovation and enable connected life. CTIA Super Mobility 2016 takes place September 7-9, 2016 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, USA.

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