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IHS Markit Announces Innovation Awards Winners at ShowStoppers at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

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BARCELONA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, has announced winners of the IHS Markit Innovation Awards. Presented on Sunday, February 26 at the ShowStoppers Mobile World Congress (MWC) press event, the awards showcased the most innovative technology products submitted by event exhibitors.

“Congratulations to all the tech leaders who participated in the IHS Markit Innovation Awards competition at Mobile World Congress,” said Ian Weightman, Vice President of Research and Operations, IHS Markit. “We saw some truly amazing entries here in Spain; this year’s competitors stood out for their creativity, ingenuity and spirit of innovation.”

Here are this year’s winners, by category, of the IHS Markit Innovation Awards at MWC:

Apps, Platforms & Software:

WinnerAfilias Technologies Limited, a global leader in advanced registry services, with product DeviceAtlas, world-leading mobile device detection and intelligence solution providing up-to-date device data for different industry verticals.

Consumer Entertainment:

WinnerFortyThree PR, a full-service public relations and digital marketing firm, with product Avegant Glyph, the world’s first personal theater that brings big-screen entertainment to the consumer’s personal space.

Mobile Accessory:

WinnerVuzix Corporation, a leading supplier of smart glasses, augmented reality and virtual reality technologies and products for the consumer and enterprise markets, with product Blade 3000 Smart Glasses, which provide a wearable smart display with a see-through viewing experience.

Mobile Devices & Computing:

WinnerHP Inc., which creates technology that makes life better, with product HP Pro x2, a PC that strikes the balance of mobility, durability and security in a device that’s designed to last.

Smart Home:

WinnerIntelSecurity Group, delivering proactive and proven security solutions and services around the world, with product McAfee Secure Home Platform, which automatically protects internet-connected devices on a home user’s network from a variety of threats.

Upcoming ShowStoppers Event

The next ShowStoppers press event is: ShowStoppers@NAB Show, the official press event of NAB 2017, April 23 in Las Vegas.

Exhibitors at the upcoming NAB Show event can submit up to three candidate products, technologies or services for IHS Markit Innovation awards. IHS Markit and ShowStoppers will embargo any announcements that should not be public prior to the awards. For more detailed information, visit http://awards.showstoppers.com/

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About IHS Markit (www.ihsmarkit.com)

IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government, improving their operational efficiency and providing deep insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. IHS Markit has more than 50,000 key business and government customers, including 85 percent of the Fortune Global 500 and the world’s leading financial institutions. Headquartered in London, IHS Markit is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.

About ShowStoppers

Now in its 23rd year, ShowStoppers is the global leader in producing press and business events spanning the US, Europe and Asia. Each event organizes product introductions, sneak previews and demonstrations for selected journalists, bloggers, industry and financial analysts, venture capitalists and business executives. Industry leaders, innovators and startups exhibit to help generate news coverage and product reviews, make new connections, promote brand, and open new markets. ShowStoppers produces events at CES and Mobile World Congress, among others; the official press events at IFA and NAB; and partners with CES and CE Week.

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