TORONTO, May 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Red Herring has selected Flybits as one of
its 2014 Top 100 North America award winners. Flybits was recognized
for its leading-edge, context-aware computing solutions.
Red Herring Top 100 America recognizes innovation from outstanding
entrepreneurs and promising companies. Its "Top 100 North America"
award winners were selected from among approximately 3,000 tech
startups financed each year in the U.S. and Canada. Past winners
include companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Skype,
Salesforce.com, YouTube, Marin Software, Palo Alto Networks and eBay,
and many others that have changed how we live and work.
"In 2014, selecting the top 100 achievers was by no means a small feat,"
said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. "We believe Flybits embodies the vision, drive and innovation that define a successful
entrepreneurial venture. Flybits should be proud of its accomplishment, as the competition was very
Flybits was evaluated on both quantitative and qualitative criteria,
such as: financial performance, technological innovation, intellectual
property, management quality, business model, customer footprint, and
market penetration. The assessment of Flybits' potential was
complemented by a review of their track record and standing among
startups relative to their sector peers.
"We are pleased to be named as a 2014 Top 100 North America company,"
said Dr. Hossein Rahnama, Flybits founder and CEO. "Flybits is enabling
large and small companies to build context-aware mobile experiences
without imposing technical and infrastructure complexities. We have
built a technology that fundamentally changes users' relationship with
data and allows companies to gain valuable insights from contextual and
predictive data sets. Flybits leverages a service platform that can be
controlled using an intuitive and visual user interface. It has a
scalable context-processing engine that allows a variety of content
types to become more contextual for an end user. While Flybits
technology is culturally and technologically disruptive, the award
identifies societal awareness and need for context-aware solutions to
support daily life."
Flybits solutions allow companies to rapidly curate and deploy content
and services to mobile users that dynamically adapt to their situation.
This technology helps optimize the "signal to noise ratio," improving
productivity, adoption and satisfaction. Finding content and services
becomes situationally driven instead of user driven. Flybits solutions
are being deployed in retail banking, smart connected cities, transit
management, retail malls, corporate and university campuses, and smart
venues and stadiums.
Flybits is a young and hyper-innovative software company based in
Toronto with smaller offices in London and New York. Flybits develops
tools that allow users to create predictive and context-aware computing
environments. Flybits empowers its users to create and manage unique
contextual experiences on mobile and wearable devices. Flybits was
spun-off from Ryerson University in 2012 through MaRS Innovation. For
further information, visit www.flybits.com.
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SOURCE: Flybits Inc.
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