Technology Assurance Labs Receives 2014 Las Vegas M2M Evolution Business Impact Award

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Technology Assurance Labs announced today that it has received a 2014 M2M Evolution Business Impact Awards from TMC and Crossfire Media which was announced at the M2M Evolution Conference & Expo, held August 11-14, 2014, at the Rio, Las Vegas.

Technology Assurance Labs announced today that it has received a 2014 M2M Evolution Business Impact Awards from TMC and Crossfire Media which was announced at the M2M Evolution Conference & Expo, held August 11-14, 2014, at the Rio, Las Vegas. The Business Impact Awards program recognized a select group of companies and business leaders who have successfully leveraged M2M and the Internet of Things (IoT) to solve a business issue, launch a new service or create revenue opportunities.

Ken Stauffer, co-founder of Technology Assurance Labs, explains that the device---named OWL© for Overhead Wireless Logic System--- automatically logs the volume of propane fuel in tanks and wirelessly transmits that information to the dealer’s laptop, tablet, or cellphone. It also provides a monthly usage invoice (e.g. virtual metering) so dealers can offer a “pay as you go service”. The radio sensor is economical enough to be worthwhile for smaller residential propane tanks. It pays for itself in a couple of saved truck rolls.

Garry Lovelace, President of Lovelace Gas, said, “I’ve deployed OWL© on propane tanks at both my commercial and residential accounts. Tank monitoring is great, but OWL© has taken tank monitoring to the next level --- I can now offer a monthly usage-based invoice. My customers enjoy not having to pay for a full tank of gas, and I enjoy being able to fill the tank when we’re on that route. OWL© provides a more even cash flow for both my customers and me, and it allows me to maintain monthly contact with my customers. It is also a great sales tool to gain new customers.”

“The Business Impact Awards showcases the wealth of opportunity to be found in M2M and IoT technology across a broad range of industries and for a variety of business needs and applications,” said Carl Ford, CEO, Crossfire Media, executive director of content, M2M Evolution. “We were impressed by the amount of innovation from Technology Assurance Labs,, and we look forward to seeing how these businesses will continue to leverage M2M and IoT in the future.”

The Business Impact winners will be featured in the M2M eNewsletter and website.

About Technology Assurance Labs:
Technology Assurance Labs, formed in March 2003, is a privately owned LLC headquartered in Research Park, Orlando, Fla. It is an independent laboratory, serving equipment vendors, venture capital groups, and service providers with services such as technology planning and management, network and system design, and technology testing. It has also developed RFID products for the rail industry and M2M wireless sensor products for the propane and gas metering business. For more information, please visit

About Crossfire Media:
Crossfire Media is an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. We service communities of interest with conferences, tradeshows, webinars and newsletters. Crossfire Media has a partnership with Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) to produce events and websites related to disruptive technologies. Crossfire Media is a division of Crossfire Consulting, a full service Information Technology company based in New York.

About TMC
TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients' goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, M2M Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. TMCnet is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world's leading business technology event, as well as industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Customer Experience (CX) Hot Trends Symposium; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; LatinComm Conference and Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; Mobile Payment Conference; Software Telco Congress; Super Wi-Fi Summit - The Global Spectrum Sharing and TV White Space Event; SIP Trunking, Unified Communications & WebRTC Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo III; Fitness and Sports Wearable Technology (FAST) Expo II, WebRTC Conference & Expo IV; and more. Visit TMC Events for additional information.

Media Contacts:

Technology Assurance Labs Contact:
Ken Stauffer, Co-Founder,

TMC Contact:
Jessica McCaffrey
Marketing Manager
(203) 852-6800 ext. 170

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