Welcome!

News Feed Item

9th Annual Mobile Excellence Award Finalists Announced

Acclaimed Awards Show now in its 9th Year, Reveals Technology Innovators and Leaders to Watch

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - November 30, 2016) - The Mobile Excellence Awards (MEA), produced by Axis PR & Entertainment, announces the finalists for its 9th Annual Awards season along with its newly launched website which can be found at www.mobilexawards.com. The MEA is recognized as the most influential awards show honoring innovation and leadership in mobile entertainment, lifestyle and technology, recognizing companies from all industry strata, from start-ups to international brands.

The 9th Annual Mobile Excellence Awards will take place in January in Los Angeles, CA, attended by industry luminaries, influencers and leaders from all segments of the mobile ecosystem. More details on location and tickets will be announced to the public shortly.

The MEA continues to be at the forefront of the industry, recognizing and honoring leaders and innovators as well as the best companies to track in mobile technology and entertainment. Over the last decade the MEAs have grown to become the most coveted awards program in the industry. Finalists represent the very best in mobile innovation, technology breakthroughs, and entertainment platforms.

9th Annual Mobile Excellence Award Finalists

Humanitarian Award

  • Miracle Messages
  • Operation Underground Railroad
  • SAP SE, Cloud-based App for ETiCCS Project

Industry Star

  • Intel
  • Next VR
  • Instagram
  • Pokemon

Best Branded Experience Made for Mobile

  • Opera Mediaworks, GSN Skin Wars Campaign
  • Futurama: Game of Drones (Wooga)
  • E! Entertainment "E! News app"

Best Delivery Platform for Mobile

  • 365 Connect - Mobile Platform
  • Openwave Mobility, IP Traffic Manager (IP-TM)
  • AerServ
  • OpenMarket

Best Entertainment Related Marketing Campaign

  • MEC for Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
  • Tecate's Have a Champion in Your Corner
  • Univision, La Conecta App
  • Kings of Fi$h

Best Mobile Payment/Commerce

  • DailyUse Mobile Wallet
  • Clover Networks, Inc., Clover Mobile

Best Kids Content for Mobile

  • Samsung Electronics America, Samsung Kids
  • Ormco Corporation; Bethany Hamilton Damon Smile Emoji Keyboard
  • Fingerprint, for Samsung Kids

Best Live Streaming or Video for Mobile

  • AWE, powered by Bottle Rocket
  • E! Entertainment "Live From E!"
  • Xpose, Inc

Best Mobile Analytics/Big Data

  • B2X, SMARTCARE Technology Platform
  • Pyze Inc., Pyze Growth Intelligence
  • Verto Analytics, Verto App Watch
  • Drawbridge App Traction Index
  • Intersec GeoInsights
  • UberMedia Retail

Best Mobile App/Service for Connected Daily Lifestyle

  • ShopSavvy
  • True Key by Intel Security
  • TrackR
  • MyLücke
  • IHG Translator App

Best Mobile Games

  • Red Bear Studios / Con Man The Game
  • Futurama: Game of Drones (Wooga)
  • Archiact Interactive (Product: Lamper VR: Firefly Rescue)

Best Mobile Innovator

  • Wallet Manager by Vibes
  • YouMail, Inc. for YouMail
  • Xpose,Inc

Best Mobile Product

  • BlackBerry DTEK50
  • Megaphone TV - Engagement Platform
  • Huawei - HUAWEI MateBook
  • Brandtone Trader

Best Mobile Sports

  • SapientNitro and The Miami HEAT App
  • VenueNext
  • iTeam Network powering Blitz Fantasy
  • Augusta National Golf Club and IBM's 2016 Masters Golf Tournament Mobile Applications
  • 18Birdies
  • Tata Consultancy Services - TCS New York City Marathon App

Best Mobile Utility /Productivity Application for on a Smartphone or Tablet

  • SanDisk, a Western Digital Corporation brand - iXpand Drive app
  • ChatWork
  • iRetire by BlackRock
  • LogMeIn's join.me
  • Citrix GoToMeeting Mobile App
  • SapientNitro for The Times & Sunday Times app for iOS

Best Multinational Company

  • ChatWork
  • Brandtone

Best Original Content for Mobile

  • Opera Mediaworks, Hilton Hotels & Resorts-360° Video
  • Undertone
  • Susan Miller's Astrology Zone
  • Kings of Fi$h

Best Social Community for Mobile

  • CI&T - Sprite RFRSH Na Lata
  • Pushdot

Best Technology Breakthrough

  • Criteo, Dynamic Email
  • HZO Protection Technology
  • Tangoe - Mobility as a Service (MaaS)
  • Synaptics, SentryPoint™ Security Suite

Best User Experience for Mobile

  • Hong Kong Trade Development Council
  • SapientNitro and Minneapolis Institute of Art
  • Astrology Zone®, Susan Miller Omni Media Inc.
  • ALEX AND ANI Mobile App
  • SAP SE, Redesigning Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane's Logistics Portal

The Legacy Award for the coveted Mobile Ambassador award the individual who has most effectively supported the goals of the mobile industry, its programs, and the mobile community at large. (Selected by the MEA's). For more information on sponsorships, partnerships or to request an invite to the Mobile Excellence Awards, please email [email protected] or call 310.276.2220.

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today that Interoute, owner-operator of one of Europe's largest networks and a global cloud services platform, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017 at the Javits Center in New York, New York. Interoute is the owner-operator of one of Europe's largest networks and a global cloud services platform which encompasses 12 data centers, 14 virtual data centers and 31 colocation centers, with connections to 195 add...
Building custom add-ons does not need to be limited to the ideas you see on a marketplace. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Sukhbir Dhillon, CEO and founder of Addteq, will go over some adventures they faced in developing integrations using Atlassian SDK and other technologies/platforms and how it has enabled development teams to experiment with newer paradigms like Serverless and newer features of Atlassian SDKs. In this presentation, you will be taken on a journey of Add-On and Integration ...
There are 66 million network cameras capturing terabytes of data. How did factories in Japan improve physical security at the facilities and improve employee productivity? Edge Computing reduces possible kilobytes of data collected per second to only a few kilobytes of data transmitted to the public cloud every day. Data is aggregated and analyzed close to sensors so only intelligent results need to be transmitted to the cloud. Non-essential data is recycled to optimize storage.
"I think that everyone recognizes that for IoT to really realize its full potential and value that it is about creating ecosystems and marketplaces and that no single vendor is able to support what is required," explained Esmeralda Swartz, VP, Marketing Enterprise and Cloud at Ericsson, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Interoute has announced the integration of its Global Cloud Infrastructure platform with Rancher Labs’ container management platform, Rancher. This approach enables enterprises to accelerate their digital transformation and infrastructure investments. Matthew Finnie, Interoute CTO commented “Enterprises developing and building apps in the cloud and those on a path to Digital Transformation need Digital ICT Infrastructure that allows them to build, test and deploy faster than ever before. The int...
The essence of cloud computing is that all consumable IT resources are delivered as services. In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, Yung Chou, Technology Evangelist at Microsoft, demonstrated the concepts and implementations of two important cloud computing deliveries: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS). He discussed from business and technical viewpoints what exactly they are, why we care, how they are different and in what ways, and the strategies for IT to transi...
Culture is the most important ingredient of DevOps. The challenge for most organizations is defining and communicating a vision of beneficial DevOps culture for their organizations, and then facilitating the changes needed to achieve that. Often this comes down to an ability to provide true leadership. As a CIO, are your direct reports IT managers or are they IT leaders? The hard truth is that many IT managers have risen through the ranks based on their technical skills, not their leadership abi...
Without a clear strategy for cost control and an architecture designed with cloud services in mind, costs and operational performance can quickly get out of control. To avoid multiple architectural redesigns requires extensive thought and planning. Boundary (now part of BMC) launched a new public-facing multi-tenant high resolution monitoring service on Amazon AWS two years ago, facing challenges and learning best practices in the early days of the new service.
Niagara Networks exhibited at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which took place at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, in November 2016. Niagara Networks offers the highest port-density systems, and the most complete Next-Generation Network Visibility systems including Network Packet Brokers, Bypass Switches, and Network TAPs.
All organizations that did not originate this moment have a pre-existing culture as well as legacy technology and processes that can be more or less amenable to DevOps implementation. That organizational culture is influenced by the personalities and management styles of Executive Management, the wider culture in which the organization is situated, and the personalities of key team members at all levels of the organization. This culture and entrenched interests usually throw a wrench in the work...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Outlyer, a monitoring service for DevOps and operations teams, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Outlyer is a monitoring service for DevOps and Operations teams running Cloud, SaaS, Microservices and IoT deployments. Designed for today's dynamic environments that need beyond cloud-scale monitoring, we make monitoring effortless so you ...
Virtualization over the past years has become a key strategy for IT to acquire multi-tenancy, increase utilization, develop elasticity and improve security. And virtual machines (VMs) are quickly becoming a main vehicle for developing and deploying applications. The introduction of containers seems to be bringing another and perhaps overlapped solution for achieving the same above-mentioned benefits. Are a container and a virtual machine fundamentally the same or different? And how? Is one techn...
My team embarked on building a data lake for our sales and marketing data to better understand customer journeys. This required building a hybrid data pipeline to connect our cloud CRM with the new Hadoop Data Lake. One challenge is that IT was not in a position to provide support until we proved value and marketing did not have the experience, so we embarked on the journey ourselves within the product marketing team for our line of business within Progress. In his session at @BigDataExpo, Sum...
Keeping pace with advancements in software delivery processes and tooling is taxing even for the most proficient organizations. Point tools, platforms, open source and the increasing adoption of private and public cloud services requires strong engineering rigor - all in the face of developer demands to use the tools of choice. As Agile has settled in as a mainstream practice, now DevOps has emerged as the next wave to improve software delivery speed and output. To make DevOps work, organization...
DevOps is often described as a combination of technology and culture. Without both, DevOps isn't complete. However, applying the culture to outdated technology is a recipe for disaster; as response times grow and connections between teams are delayed by technology, the culture will die. A Nutanix Enterprise Cloud has many benefits that provide the needed base for a true DevOps paradigm.