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IoT Evolution Expo Announces Best in Show

By Ken Briodagh January 25, 2018

Editors from TMC and Crossfire Media are pleased to announce the winners of the IoT Evolution Expo Best in Show Awards. The editors judged exhibitors based on creativity and technological innovation. To qualify, a product or service must be on display in the Exhibit Hall and be available for viewing by all attendees during posted Exhibit Hall hours.


For more information contact Ken Briodagh, Editorial Director, IoT Evolution at kbriodagh@tmcnet.com.

Judges included:
Carl Ford
CEO, Crossfire Media, executive director of content, IoT Evolution
Ken Briodagh
Editorial Director, IoT Evolution

Categories and Winners:
Best IoT Connectivity or LPWAN Innovator

Judging criteria: a connectivity technology provider, offering solutions tailored specifically to the IoT, including, but not limited to LPWAN, Bluetooth LE, NB-IoT, Cat-M1 and LoraWAN, that has moved the technology forward in a substantive way and/or executed such a solution for the IoT and IIoT.
Winner: SIMCom, simcomm2m.com

Best Commercial/Supply Chain Smart Transportation Innovation 

Judging criteria: Forward-looking research, development or engineering that improved operation, security, safety and directly improved business operations for commercial shippers and supply chain operators.
Winner: Octo Telematics, octotelematics.com

Best Industrial IoT (IIoT) M2M Implementation 
Judging criteria: This is a case study that shows how machine-to-machine communications or underlying technology improved business operations, cost-efficiencies and moved the IIoT forward as an industry.
Winners: Virtium, virtium.com; ServiceMax, a GE Company, servicemax.com

Best IoT-Specific Code or Development Solution 

Judging criteria: Award for most innovative, simple, elegant coding solution, built with existing code languages or custom code solution, that improves operations, incorporates security and privacy safeguards, and directly improves business operations.
Winners: Breadware, breadware.com; Blue Ridge Networks, blueridgenetworks.com

Best IoT Use Case/Full Stack Implementation of the Year 
Judging Criteria: The one of the category winners that best exemplified the IoT industry and moved the industry as a whole forward in terms of technology, media attention, scope and societal improvement. (Chosen from winners of other categories)
Winner: ServiceMax, a GE Company, servicemax.com/


Congratulations to all the winners. We’ll see you at the next IoT Evolution Expo.


Ken Briodagh is a writer and editor with more than a decade of experience under his belt. He is in love with technology and if he had his druthers would beta test everything from shoe phones to flying cars.

Edited by Ken Briodagh

Editorial Director

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