3,2,1 Here are the 6 most innovative Internet of Things companies to watch in 2017

The Innovation World Cup announces the 2017 winners at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The 5th IOT/M2M INNOVATION WORLD CUP Pitch and Award Ceremony took place at the heart of the 2017 Mobile World Congress on March 1st . 26 finalists took the stage to pitch their outstanding solutions to an audience of investors, media, executives and Mobile World Congress attendees. These 26 innovative solutions were selected from a pool of over 400 submissions in the 5 categories and 2 special prizes of: Smart City, Industrial, Automotive, Transport & Logistics & Surveillance, Healthcare, Smart Building & Home Automation powered by BSH, and the Security Award powered by Gemalto.

 

The 26 finalists of the 2017 IoT/M2M INNOVATION WORLD CUP are (in alphabetical order):

 

  • AT&T, USA
  • Capricode, Finland
  • CardioID Technologies, Portugal
  • Drust, France
  • Fing, United Kingdom
  • Flatbox, Guatemala
  • Flicktek, United Kingdom
  • Health Care Originals, USA
  • Idezo, Switzerland
  • Immotor, USA
  • Inshoerance, Germany
  • Kinexon Industries, Germany
  • MedLogiq, USA
  • Microtronics Engineering, Austria
  • modum.io, Switzerland
  • Oberon microsystems, Switzerland
  • Prima-Temp, USA
  • Semtech Corporation, Switzerland
  • Responcity, Switzerland
  • SenLab, Slovenia
  • SmartiLab EMSI, Morocco
  • SmartyPans, USA
  • Techsource Europe/ULOCS, Sweden
  • Tosibox, Finland
  • Tunnll, Spain
  • Voyomotive, USA

 

 

Here are the seven winners of the IOT/M2M INNOVATION WORLD CUP 2017:

 

The winner in Smart City is IoTool by SenLab (Slovenia): IoTool is a smartphone IoT Gateway, API and Cloud solution. The IoTool API helps developers make a customized solution in a fraction of the time and cost that is usually needed. Among other IoT related tasks IoTool can be used as a smartphone crowd sensing platform in smart cities or prototyping (testing) IoT platform.

 

Here are the seven winners of the IOT/M2M INNOVATION WORLD CUP 2017:

 

The winner in Smart City is IoTool by SenLab (Slovenia): IoTool is a smartphone IoT Gateway, API and Cloud solution. The IoTool API helps developers make a customized solution in a fraction of the time and cost that is usually needed. Among other IoT related tasks IoTool can be used as a smartphone crowd sensing platform in smart cities or prototyping (testing) IoT platform.

 

The winner in Industrial and the Security Award powered by Gemalto is TOSIBOX by Tosibox Oy (Finland): Tosibox was born from the idea that secure remote access doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. With the TOSIBOX® solution anyone can build a secure VPN connection in less than 5 minutes, without the need for an IT department, complicated software installations, network configurations or special skills.

 

Advance The winner in Automotive is Immotor GO by Immotor, LLC (USA): The Immotor GO is an ultra-portable electric personal vehicle with IoT features on par with luxury vehicles. It syncs to your smartphone, has swappable smart batteries that can power other devices, and will one day autonomously drive itself. It solves the first/last mile commuter problem with style and intelligence. At the heart of the GO is a first-of-its kind power source, the Immotor Super Battery, a safe and eco-friendly power solution that makes it possible for you to GO without limitations.

 

The winner in Transport & Logistics & Surveillance is Tunnll by Tunnll (Spain): Tunnll transforms existing public transport bus services to smart mobility systems. Tunnll allows any existing transport operator in a small town to serve many more passengers with the same buses and drivers. At the same time, it brings intelligent mobility to town residents: with Tunnll they can ORDER any bus with a smartphone app, like any modern app-enabled ride-sharing or taxi service.

 

The winner in Healthcare is Headbander by Techsource Europe / ULOCS (Sweden): Headbander measures the progress of dementia on an individual basis, without need for trained staff through onsite analysis. The data collected from tracking body language and movement patterns can be used on dementia patients under home care or in nursing homes.

 

The winner in Smart Building & Home Automation powered by BSH is SmartyPans by SmartyPans Inc. (USA): SmartyPans is a cooking pan that senses the weight and temperature of ingredients as you cook. The accompanying SmartyPans app uses this data to record and share your recipes in real time, give you step by step cooking instructions and computes the nutrition of food being cooked in real time. Our app also integrates with fitness trackers like fitbit.

 

Congratulations to all finalists and winners. Keep an eye out on the Innovation World Cup Hall of Fame and Success Stories to follow their success in the future!

 

About the INNOVATION WORLD CUP

The INNOVATION WORLD CUP is the leading IOT award worldwide. Every year, hundreds of contestants from over 70 countries demonstrate the huge innovation potential of the Internet of Things. The leading global innovation competition welcomes revolutionary IoT solutions in the categories of Home, City, Lifestyle, Industrial, Transportation, Healthcare and Retail. An international panel of industry experts selects the most innovative products according to criteria such as: the level of innovation, marketability, and usability of the solution. Participation is free of charge. For further information please visit www.innovationworldcup.com.

 

The INNOVATION WORLD CUP is sponsored by STMicroelectronics, EBV Elektronik, LoRa Alliance, Telit, BSH (Bosch Group), Gemalto, Cicor, AIQ and VARTA Microbattery. Further partners include Kickstarter, GTEC, Werk1, IOTHINGS, m2m Alliance, MEDICA, Continua Health Alliance, WT Wearable Technologies AG, Engerati, M2M World News, Paris Region Entreprises, ACCIO, Business Oulu, Polar Bear Pitching, Technoport, Takomo, TAITRA, Team Cote D’Azur, Innovative City, CSEM, AlpICT, IT2Industry, Government of Canada, THINGS Stockholm, Disruptive Week Milan, Medical Valley, Hong Kong Science and Technology Park and Gate Garching.

 

Innovation World Cup Contact

Florentyna Smith

Project and Event Manager

f.smith@navispace.de

+49 176 4324 4056

 

Anaïs Bonnard

Project and Event Manager

a.bonnard@navispace.de

+49 8152 982 225