“By harnessing the power of crowdfunding, the 2014 Pioneers used cutting-edge technology, vision, and drive to create groundbreaking connected devices and to bring them to the global world.”
Carol Stream, Ill. (PRWEB) December 03, 2014
Like the song goes, the future is so bright, you’ve got to wear shades. Today, Connected World magazine, and partner Cycle30, honor the 2014 M2M Pioneers, a group of innovators who have their sunglasses firmly affixed and are ready to push the IoT (Internet of Things) industry forward.
“For so long we have heard about the ‘future of technology.’ Well, the future of connected devices is here. And the evidence can be found with our M2M Pioneers,” says Peggy Smedley, editorial director, Connected World magazine. “By harnessing the power of crowdfunding, the 2014 Pioneers used cutting-edge technology, vision, and drive to create groundbreaking connected devices and to bring them to the global world.”
The Connected World magazine M2M Pioneers recognize 13 individuals who have partnered together to leverage crowdfunding platforms to bring innovative connected devices to the world.
The 2014 M2M Pioneers are:
Jon Troutman, Cofounder and Design Director, Canary
Klever Freire, CEO and Lead Designer, DreamQii Robotics
Jerry Callahan, CEO, ISI Technology
Margaux Guerard and Leslie Pierson, Cofounders, MEMI
Sonny Vu, CEO, Misfit Wearables
Julie Uhrman, CEO, OUYA
Christian Smith and Chris Herbert, Cofounders, Phone Halo
Jonathan O’Halloran, Cofounder and CSO, QuantuMDx Group
Yen Tung, Cofounder and CEO, Sentri
Hannah Chung and Aaron Horowitz, Cofounders, Sproutel
“The Pioneers we’re recognizing today are developing products and services that are truly needed,” says Jim Dunlap, president, Cycle30. “More important, they’ve got the innovative business models needed to thrive in the marketplace.”
To view the online listing of the 2014 M2M Pioneers, please click here.
The 2014 M2M Pioneers can also be found in the December issue of Connected World magazine. The issue is available in print or by downloading the Connected World app in the iTunes App Store or Google Play. Simply search for Connected World.
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M2M Pioneer Awards sponsor Cycle30 provides communications operators and connected-device businesses a platform-as-a-service for activation, provisioning, rating, billing, revenue collection, reporting and business intelligence. The Cycle30 platform runs in the cloud, empowering customers to focus on their business. Learn more at cycle30.com