40+ Companies Unbox Next Generation of Mobile, Wireless Tech at ShowStoppers Press Event During Mobile World Congress
BARCELONA, Spain, March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
40-plus industry leaders, innovators and startups unboxed the next generation of mobile and wireless products for home, work and play at ShowStoppers®, the press-only showcase event that took place Sunday, 26 February, in Barcelona.
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More than 400 top journalists, bloggers, columnists and industry analysts attended ShowStoppers @ Mobile World Congress 2012, the fifth edition of the longest-running and largest press event during the global tradeshow that each year redefines the mobile industry.
"It was exciting to be a part of ShowStoppers @ Mobile World Congress," said Seiji Nishimura, founder and chief executive officer of XCom Global, a leading provider of low-cost wireless Internet access rental services for international travelers that sponsored with Novatel Wireless a blogger's lounge. "I consider ShowStoppers to be the premier event at the most influential mobile technology forum held in the world. This year is our debut at Mobile World Congress and what a way to get things started. It was great to get a sneak peak at what some of the companies were planning to announce at the show and to meet and mingle with some of the most highly respected members of the press and key influencers in our industry."
The 2012 edition of ShowStoppers @ MWC organized new product launches and demos by Airpush, ALK, Atmel, Audyssey, Aurasma, Boost, c2call, CellTrust, Cobra, Counterpath, Coyote, Cricket, Devicescape, emporia, Ford Motor Co., Gracenote, HiDrive, HzO, Liquipel, McAfee, Movellas, NAB, NetShelter, Novatel Wireless, Nuance, OnVoicefeed, p2i, Polkast, Poynt, RealNetworks, Sennheiser, Supertooth, TransferJet Consortium, Trend Micro, TripAdvisor, tyntec, VeriFone, Viewsonic, Whitepages, Wyse and XCom Global.
Among the many highlights:
Ford sneak previewed technologies that make the all-new B-MAX one of the most advanced small cars on the market;
Boost Communications launched MadMaker, a do-it-yourself mobile ad maker for marketers;
Counterpath announced VoIP softphones that give service providers and companies new ways to compete against Skype, Google Talk and other voice, video and messaging services;
Nuance demonstrated voice technologies for phones, tablets, cars and TVs;
Polkast showed tools to "build your own personal cloud in two minutes, using the devices and storage you already own";
Trend Micro unlocked password-protected iPads in seconds - proving the need for better protection of mobile devices; and
New mobile phones and tablets from Viewsonic.
Click here for the event press kit with news from the exhibitors: http://www.showstoppers.com/?page_id=2368
Save these dates
The next ShowStoppers events are ShowStoppers @ CTIA Wireless, 8 May 2012 in New Orleans, and ShowStoppers @ E3, 5 June 2012 in Los Angeles - plus a playdate with the mobile revolution at the third annual Sandbox Summit @ MIT, 17-18 Apr. 2012 in Cambridge, MA.
ShowStoppers also produces press and business activities at the IFA 2012 Global Press Conference, 12-15 Apr. 2012 in Dubrovnik, Croatia - and ShowStoppers @ IFA, 30 Aug. 2012, the official press event at the global tradeshow in Berlin for consumer electronics and home appliances that inspires people and moves markets.
To exhibit and meet the press at ShowStoppers, contact Dave Leon, email@example.com, +1-845-638-3527.
Now in its 20th year, ShowStoppers is the global leader in producing press and business events spanning the US, Europe, Japan and India. Each event organizes product introductions, sneak previews and demonstrations for selected journalists, bloggers, industry and financial analysts, venture capitalists and business executives. Industry leaders, innovators and startups exhibit to help generate news coverage and product reviews, make new connections, promote brand, and open new markets. ShowStoppers produces events at CES, CTIA and Mobile World Congress, among others, and the official press event at IFA. ShowStoppers partners with CEATEC JAPAN, the annual technology tradefair that takes place in Tokyo, and is the official US sales partner of Convergence India, the 20th edition of the largest information and communications technology tradeshow in South Asia.
Contact:Steve Leonsl@showstoppers.com +1 512 288 0950
ShowStoppers is a registered trademark of LL&J LLC. All other trademarks are acknowledged.
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