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Compass Intelligence Announces Winners of the 2014 Mobility Awards in Wireless, M2M, and Green Technology

LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwired) -- 01/08/14 -- INTERNATIONAL CES - Compass Intelligence, a global market acceleration research and consulting firm that redefines market intelligence and consulting, announced today the winners of the 2014 Compass Intelligence Awards at a press luncheon held at the Las Vegas Convention Center and World Trade Center (LVCC) during the 2014 International CES® trade show in Las Vegas. The 2014 Compass Intelligence Awards were selected by 60+ industry-leading press and analysts who cover the mobile and wireless market. The Compass Intelligence Awards includes Mobility, A-List in M2M and Bamboo Mobile Green Technology Awards. The Awards recognize the best mobile computing, wireless data communications, Machine-to-Machine, and eco-friendly products and services offered in the market during the past year.

"Compass Intelligence is proud to honor and recognize innovators, technology leaders, and companies advancing the wireless industry," states Stephanie Atkinson, CEO & Founder, Compass Intelligence. "This esteemed winners list represents the future of wireless, M2M, and eco-friendly products and services. The consensus from industry experts makes the Compass Intelligence Awards a true industry recognition for vendors and service providers."

The winners of the 2014 Compass Intelligence Award are (listed by Category and Subcategory):



2014 MOBILITY AWARD
INDUSTRY DISRUPTER AWARD                             T-Mobile US
M&A TRANSACTION                                      Softbank completes
                                                     acquisition of Sprint &
                                                     Clearwire
PRODUCT OF THE YEAR                                  Samsung Galaxy S4
                                                     smartphone
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR                                   EyeVerify

ENTERPRISE MOBILITY
  Application Development (Native & Web)             IBM Worklight
  Integrated Mobile Management (Suite)               AirWatch EMM Suite
  Mobile App Management (MAM)                        AirWatch MAM
  Mobile Content Management (MCM)                    AirWatch MCM
  Mobile Device Management (MDM)                     AirWatch
  Mobile Video Conferencing                          Cisco WebEx Mobile
  Platforms                                          AirWatch
MESSAGING & ALERTS
  Alerting Services                                  Google Alerts
  eMail                                              Apple iOS Mail
  Integrated Messaging                               WhatsApp
MOBILE APPS
  Financial                                          Bank of America
  News                                               The NY Times
  Sports                                             ESPN Sports Center
  Weather                                            The Weather Channel
  Other - Best Mobile App                            Mosaik Solutions
MOBILE COMMERCE
  Integrated Mobile Commerce                         SAP mCommerce
  Mobile Banking and Payments                        SAP mBanking Solutions
  Mobile Cash Transfer                               SAP mCommerce
  Mobile Payments                                    Square
  Mobile Purchase of Digital Assets                  ShopSavvy
MOBILE DEVICE HARDWARE
  Accessories                                        Plantronics BlackWire
                                                     700 Series
  CPUs                                               Qualcomm Snapdragon 800
                                                     processor
  Flash Storage                                      SanDisk MicroSD
  Indoor Positioning hardware                        Qualcomm Izat
MOBILE MARKETING
  Mobile Ad & App Analytics                          Flurry
  Mobile Ad Networks                                 Opera MediaWorks
  Mobile Advertising                                 Google AdMob
  Mobile Couponing                                   Scanbuy
  Mobile Marketing Platforms                         Apple iAd
  Near Field Comms (NFC)                             Samsung NFC
MOBILE SERVICES
  App Stores                                         Apple App Store
  Content Delivery                                   Flipboard
  Customer Care                                      Nuance Mobile Customer
                                                     Service
  File sharing (Cloud)                               Dropbox
  Location Based Services                            Google Maps /
                                                     Navigation
  Mobile Search                                      Google
  Mobile Video Services                              Skype
  PIM Synchronization                                Evernote
  Prevent Texting While Driving                      Cellcontrol
  Social Networking                                  Twitter
  Streaming music                                    Spotify
MOBILE SOFTWARE
  Application Development (Consumer)                 Adobe Air
  Browsers & Enhancements                            Google Chrome
  Mobile Gaming                                      Electronic Arts
  Network Software & Services & Analytics            Neustar
  Productivity                                       Evernote
  SmartPhone and/or tablet OS                        Google Android
  Speech-Based Services                              Apple Siri
NOTEBOOKS/LAPTOPS
  Convertible/Detachable (11"-13")                   Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga
                                                     11.6' 2-in-1
  Industrial, rugged                                 Panasonic Toughbook C2
  Large screen (16" or greater)                      Sony VAIO Fit 15
  Productivity notebooks (14"-15.6")                 Apple MacBook Pro
  Ultraportables & Ultrabooks (SSD)                  Apple MacBook Air
SECURITY
  Biometrics                                         Apple Touch ID
  Mobile Video Security                              Smartvue Cloud Video
                                                     Surveillance
  On-Device                                          Good Technology
SMARTPHONES
  Consumer                                           Samsung Galaxy S4
  Industrial, rugged                                 Samsung Galaxy S4
                                                     Active
  Phablets                                           Samsung Galaxy Note 3
TABLETS
  eBook Readers                                      Amazon Kindle
                                                     Paperwhite (6')
  Industrial, rugged                                 Panasonic Toughbook FZ-
                                                     G1
  Large screen                                       Apple iPad Air
  Small Screen                                       Apple iPad Mini
TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION
  Hardware                                           EyeVerify Eyeprint
                                                     Verification
  Software                                           AT&T Digital Life
WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS
  Cellular Network Hardware                          AT&T HSPDA + LTE
  Cellular Network Software & Services               AT&T
  Device & Network Analytics                         CarrierIQ
  Femtocells/Small Cells/Signal Boosters             Nextivity Cel-Fi
  Mobile VoIP                                        Microsoft Skype
  Wi-Fi                                              Boingo Wi-Fi service

2014 A-LIST IN M2M AWARD
AUTOMOTIVE, TRANSPORTATION & DISTRIBUTION
  After Market                                       Audiovox
  Air Transport as a Service                         OnAsset Intelligence
  Buy here pay here Finance                          Spireon


  Commercial Vehicle Telematics / Fleet              Omnitracs
  Usage Based Insurance                              Modus
  Track and Trace / Asset Tracking                   OnAsset Intelligence
  Service Provider                                   AT&T
  OEM                                                GM OnStar
  Reefer / Container                                 Maersk
  Enabling Software or Technology                    Sprint (Sprint
                                                     Velocity)
HEALTH & WELLNESS
  Consumer Wellness                                  FitBit
  Personal Emergency Response                        Verizon SureResponse
  Service Provider                                   AT&T
RETAIL
  Digital Signage                                    Data Display
  Gateways for Branch Offices, Fast Food, Casual     Cradlepoint
  Dining, etc
  Vending                                            Apriva
  Vertical Specific Retail (eg Kiosks and Parking    USA Technologies
  Meters)
  PoS Solutions                                      Cradlepoint
  Service Provider                                   AT&T
REMOTE MONITORING
  Asset / Equipment Tracking                         Omnilink
  Heavy Equipment (eg Cat, Doosan, John Deere)       Orbcomm
  Law Enforcement - Parolee Tracking, etc            Omnilink
  Pet Tracking                                       Tagg
  Enabling Software or Technology                    Clear2There
HARDWARE & SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS
  Embedded Hardware                                  Qualcomm
  App Development / Enablement Platform              Axeda
  OSS BSS Platform                                   Jasper Wireless
  Enabling Technology                                Digi / Etherios
  Network Equipment / Technology                     Ericsson
  Modules / Silicon                                  Sierra Wireless
SERVICE PROVIDER
  Global Mobile Network Operator                     AT&T
  MVNO Platform                                      KORE
  MVNO Solutions Integrator                          Numerex
  Satellite                                          Orbcomm
SYSTEMS INTEGRATOR & CHANNEL
  Large Systems Integrator                           IBM

2014 BAMBOO MOBILE GREEN TECHNOLOGY AWARD
MOBILE BUY BACK
  Trade-in (online)                                  Amazon
  Trade-in (in-store)                                Best Buy
INTEGRATED BUY BACK PROGRAMS
  Trade-in (business)                                AT&T
  Trade-in (overall)                                 Best Buy
RECYCLING 3RD PARTY
  Best buyback vendor                                eRecyclingCorps
ECO FOCUSED COMPANY
  Wireless Carrier                                   Sprint
  OEM                                                Samsung
  Eco-Innovator                                      ecoATM


About Compass Intelligence

Compass Intelligence, a market analytics and consulting firm, specializes in strategy acceleration and insights for the high-tech and telecom industries while providing clients tailored services focused on actionable insights, metrics, and market intelligence. Compass Intelligence provides executive insights, market sizing/modeling, competitive analysis, strategic consulting, and expert recommendations on multiple markets. Visit us at http://www.compassintelligence.com. Follow Compass Intelligence on Twitter at @CompassIntel. Visit our sister websites www.ne2ne.com for the latest M2M news and www.bamboo-mobile.com for Reuse & Recycling news.

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