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Finalists of the 4th IoT / M2M Innovation World Cup announced
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Finalists of the 4th IoT / M2M Innovation World Cup announced

Posted by Zenobia HegdeJanuary 21, 2016

It has been a tough evaluation process for the international expert jury of the IoT / M2M Innovation World Cup 2015/16, but the best and most innovative companies have now been selected.

All 25 finalists will have the chance to become IoT / M2M Innovators of the year 2016 in the categories Smart City, Mobility, Security, Healthcare, and Connected Home. All finalists will pitch their solutions and the winners will be announced at the official ceremony on February 24 in Barcelona during the Mobile World Congress.

“As co-initiator and title sponsor of the IoT / M2M Innovation World Cup we are able to get an inside glimpse into what is on the horizon for the next generation of IoT innovations. And with almost 400 submissions from 58 countries, we were again pleased with the high quality solutions submitted to this year’s competition,” said Gerhard Schedler, head of Sales Mobile Services & M2M/IoT, Swisscom. “Identifying the upcoming stars in the area of Internet of Things and M2M and taking a small role in their future success is very exciting for us.”

The elevator pitch and official award ceremony will take place in the Centre de Cultura Contemporània in Barcelona on February 24, subsequent to the first WT | Wearable Technologies Conference in Spain. The Innovation World Cup finalists will be on stage and present their solutions. Joe Braga, global head of Brand and Market Communications for Telit said: “Solution enablement providers have been delivering technology at such a fast pace that it is stunning solution providers. The technology industry as a whole must support efforts like the IoT / M2M Innovation World Cup that foments innovation to get ideas to market quicker and business transformations to happen faster to realise the full potential of the IoT.”

Here are the IOT / M2M Heroes of 2016 (companies listed in alphabetical order):

Smart City:

  • Metropolis by BizFact
  • Smart EV Charging Station by EverCharge
  • Metercloud.io by Greenbird Integration Technology
  • PAYUCA by PAYUCA
  • IoT Cloud Family by SADE Group

Mobility:

  • BlueMind by BlueMind
  • Inboard M1 Electric Skateboard by Inboard Action Sports
  • LiveCast Sentinel by IoT Smart Systems
  • Kizy by Kizy Tracking
  • smartRFpower by Teslonix

Security:

  • Distributed Queue Switch Architecture by Ether2
  • Keycode Server by Microtronics Engineering
  • UndercoverEye Raptor by PixController
  • Qylatron™ Entry Experience Solution by Qylur
  • My Lock by Swissprime Technologies

Healthcare:

  • EllieGrid by EllieGrid
  • CielPur by FILLONY LIMITED
  • Lumind by Lumind
  • The Footprints Walking Frame by Quanticare Technologies
  • Onni Smart Care by SEP Solutions

Connected Home:

  • EVO by EISOX
  • Klikr by BBDL LIMITED
  • CECO HOME by iSocket Systems
  • MYXYPOD by MYXYTY
  • enControl by Sensing & Control Systems

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