Sierra Wireless and Wavefront, the community-based commercialization center for B.C.’s 1,000 wireless and new media development companies, announced the winners of the Sierra Wireless – Wavefront Developer Program today.
The Sierra Wireless – Wavefront Developer Program was established to find best-in-class enterprise or consumer applications that take advantage of the mobile broadband and GPS capabilities built into Sierra Wireless PC cards, ExpressCards, and USB modems.
Finalists created working prototypes and a team of six judges, including Parm Sandhu, TELUS; James Maynard, Wavefront; David Sonnen, Integrated Spatial Solutions, Inc (ISSI); Ed Schmit, AT&T; Steve Blaine, Sierra Wireless; and Trent Punnett, Sierra Wireless, chose the best-in-class winners.
- Apisphere, Inc of Berkeley, CA: Apisphere for Outlook is a location-aware plug-in that enables Sierra Wireless users to automatically send and receive location-smart messages to their mobile devices and laptops based on their Outlook calendar and location.
- Clevest Solutions Inc. of Richmond, BC: Clevest Solutions Inc, the world’s fastest growing mobile solutions provider for utilities, has developed a new breed of Mobile Field Force Optimization Solution for mobile workforces by integrating and leveraging the power of GPS/Automatic Vehicle Location, GIS Maps, Scheduling, Dispatch, patented and configurable forms, validations, and workflows.
- Livecast of Vancouver: Livecast lets you stream live video from your mobile device or laptop to anyone connected to the web, instantly.
- Telogis Inc. of Irvine, CA: Telogis WorkForce, built for the utility industry, is a GPS management application for laptops with connected navigation, satellite imagery, and custom map layers.
- Whitenoise Labs of Vancouver : Whitenoise Labs has created Dynamic Identity Verification and Authentication [DIVA], a bullet-proof identity theft protection protocol for mobile wireless networks providing continuous and accurate identification of a network user throughout a session, 100% accurate intrusion detection against cyber-crime, and automatic denial of network access to hackers and thieves: this is imperative for securing networks and critical infrastructures.
A luncheon to honor the five winners and showcase their applications will be held at the Sierra Wireless head office in Richmond, BC.