Sierra Wireless and Wavefront Announce Winners of Developer Program

Posted by Rob Lewis

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.

Company:
Sierra Wireless
Website:
http://www.sierrawireless.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Sierra Wireless modems and software connect people all over the world with mobile broadband networks that keep them in touch, informed, and productive from wherever they need to be. In this global, high growth industry, Sierra Wireless aims to be a leader in wireless solutions by being cost effective, innovative and responsive to customers. Founded in 1993, Sierra Wireless’s technical expertise has enabled the... more

Company:
Wavefront
Website:
http://www.wavefrontac.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Wavefront is the national centre of excellence for wireless commercialization accelerating the growth and success of wireless companies in Canada. Wavefront improves speed-to-market and delivery of mobile applications and wireless technologies by providing emerging companies with a suite of WaveGuide™ training, mobile industry advisory services, incubation services, testing resources and market linkages that... more


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Rob Lewis

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Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more




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