Mobile Alliance and IBC are proud to announce
the winners and the companies with honorable
mention of the first ever [email protected] Awards presented
in Seville on November 28, 2000
1. Best Use
of WAP in a Business Application:
designed a wireless solution that revolutionizes the transport
industry. This wireless transport management system allows
managers to communicate with drivers in real time, sharing
customer data, billing details, collection addresses and
more while the driver is on the road. This solution reduces
confusion and misdirection and increases per-vehicle productivity,
therefore increasing business revenues. Aspiro is based
in Scandinavia with services offered in a Pan-European market
and eventually globally. More information can be found on
Aspiro and its services at www.aspiro.com.
2. Best Use of WAP in a Consumer Application:
Mobile Entertainment Portal
is a business-to-business creator of incentive-based live, topical,
mobile entertainment. Distractions offers a complete range of
mobile entertainment products/services including a personal
entertainment system called DistractionsLive. DistractionsLive
content -- designed for fans of music, sports, fashion and current
affairs who like quizzes and word games -- is linked to a mobile
loyalty scheme that gives players the opportunity to earn, win,
trade, bet or exchange Dpoints. Distractions is based in Europe.
More information about the company and its products is available
The WAP URL is http://my-eq.com/.
has brought into the Finnish market the first application
utilizing positioning technology. This positioning service
gives the Finnish market a universal travel tool. With the
Pointer Guide, travelers can log in and find accommodations,
local activities and events, maps, city guides and a lot more.
Thus, the service is suited for on-the-spot information search
and advance planning of a trip. A key feature to this service
is it works directly with current and future GSM phones, with
no need for add on software or hardware. Sonera is an international
forerunner in mobile communications and mobile-based services
and applications. By combining its expertise in mobile communications,
the Internet and service provision, Sonera aims to develop
into a global communications operator and provider of transaction
and content services. The company also provides advanced data
communications solutions to businesses, and fixed network
voice services in Finland and its nearby areas. More information
can be found at www.sonera.com.
Award for Innovation in WAP:
a location-based navigation and traffic information service,
Webraska provides international mobile users with real time,
detailed travel information that includes worldwide navigation,
traffic information services and maps. By providing users with
choices for itineraries, mode of transportation and estimated
journey time for each choice, Webraska goes beyond today's GPS
navigation systems, giving users a personal travel experience.
This service also has an application interface that allows carriers
to add door-to-door directions, mapping, geocoding and enhanced
spatial searching based on shortest journey-time to all their
applications. With Webraska's wireless navigation and traffic
services users can minimize travel time and travel planning.
Webraska is headquartered in Poissy, France and has offices
around Europe, Asia-Pacific and North America. Webraska's services
are currently offered in the Pan-European, Asia-Pacific and
North American markets, but has plans to expand to a full global
offering. More information can be found at www.webraska.com.
For additional information, please see our press releases of November
28 and August
OUR WARMEST CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE WINNERS AND HONORABLE MENTIONS.
OUR SINCEREST THANKS TO ALL THE NOMINATED COMPANIES FOR PARTICIPATING
IN THE [email protected] AWARDS 2000.