xchange and TransMedia Present Mobile Internet World Innovation 2008 Awards - Second Annual Award Winners Announced at Mobile Internet World Conference & Expo

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xchange magazine and Trendsmedia, the events and publishing division of Yankee Group, today presented the Mobile Internet World Innovation 2008 awards to four distinguished recipients. The annual awards, which recognize leaders in the development and deployment of mobile Internet technology, were presented at the Mobile Internet World Conference & Expo.

xchange magazine and Trendsmedia, the events and publishing division of Yankee Group, today presented the Mobile Internet World Innovation 2008 awards to four distinguished recipients. The annual awards, which recognize leaders in the development and deployment of mobile Internet technology, were presented at the Mobile Internet World Conference & Expo.

The Mobile Internet World Innovation 2008 Award winners were:

  • Most Innovative Consumer Mobile Internet Application - TeleNav for the TeleNav GPS Navigator, a completely portable navigation system with the functionality of an in-car system.
  • Most Innovative Consumer Mobile Internet Deployment - Nubiq Ltd. for Zinadoo Site Creation product for creating and sharing mobile Web content.
  • Most Innovative Enterprise Mobile Internet Application - LogMeInInc. For LogMeIn Rescue+ Mobile remote technical support for mobile devices, PCs and Macs.
  • Most Innovative Enterprise Mobile Internet Deployment - Obopay Inc. for Obopay, the first mobile money transfer service system created exclusively for the mobile phone.

Award winners were recognized during a ceremony following the close of the Mobile Internet World expo floor. Eliot Weinman, president of Yankee Group, and Tara Seals, senior editor of xchange, presented the awards. The winners will be featured in the January 2009 issue of xchange magazine and on the Web sites of both Mobile Internet World, http://www.mobilenetx.com, and xchange http://www.xchangemag.com/mobileinternet2008.

Award nominations were open to all providers and vendors of mobile Internet technology and applications. Winners were selected by an independent judging panel consisting of Craig Mathias, principal, Farpoint Group; Zeus Kerravala, senior vice president of Enterprise Research for Yankee Group; Caroline Gabriel, lead research analyst, Rethink Research; Andy Mitchell, Bell Canada; Rich Buttiglieri, usability consultant, Design and Usability Center, Bentley College; and representatives from xchange and Trendsmedia.

"xchange is pleased to once again be part of recognizing mobile Internet innovative excellence," said Mike Saxby, group publisher of xchange. "In such a fast-paced industry as mobile Internet, It is vital that these companies be lauded for their commitment and accomplishments."

About xchange
Founded in 1996, xchange is an online and print publication for facilities-based service providers offering voice, data, wireless, IP, WiMAX and content. Its seasoned editors do more than simply report on industry news; they dig beneath the surface to provide analysis on what new equipment, new services, new regulatory activities and other new developments mean to xchange readers. xchange content, including news, articles, eBooks, webinars and industry buyer's guide is accessible online at http://www.xchangemag.com. Subscriptions to the print publication, its digital edition and the xchange Update weekly e-mail newsletter are also available at http://www.xchangemag.com.

About Trendsmedia
Trendsmedia is the events and publishing division of Yankee Group Research Inc. Its mission is to help its clients stay ahead of the major technology trends that are likely to impact their businesses significantly. Trendsmedia provides their clients with independently researched and produced media products that target emerging technology markets in depth, including focused conferences, independently produced online media and in-depth newsletters and market intelligence studies. For more, see http://www.trendsmedia.com.

About Mobile Internet World Conference & Expo
Mobile Internet World, produced by Trendsmedia, brings together all key mobile technologies, products, systems and services into a single, information-packed event featuring key industry players, thought leaders and users. The event showcases the entire ecosystem of enable mobile Internet technologies, content and applications. Mobile Internet World is developed collaboratively with thought-leading executives from throughout the rapidly expanding mobile Internet arena. For more information, visit http://www.mobilenetx.com.

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