CTIA Announces 2014 Hot for the Holidays Award Winners

BackBeat FIT by Plantronics Named “Crowd Favorite” by Show Attendees and Online Votes
September 10, 2014

BackBeat FIT by Plantronics Named “Crowd Favorite” by Show Attendees and Online Votes

LAS VEGAS – Today, CTIA–The Wireless Association® announced the winners of the Hot for the Holidays Awards on day two of Super Mobility Week. Announced on the Connected Life Zone stage, the Hot for the Holidays Awards recognize the hottest mobile consumer electronics, including gadgets and accessories from entertainment and health to the connected car and home just in time for the holiday buying season.

More than 50 industry experts, analysts and media examined and scored the nearly 300 entries across CTIA’s three programs to determine the finalists and winners, but the BackBeat FIT by Plantronics, the “Crowd Favorite,” represents the favorite product of Super Mobility Week attendees and online users.

The 2014 CTIA Hot for the Holidays Awards winners (first, second and third place) are:

Accessories

  1. Technocel, TYLT Smart Charger 6K
  2. Voxx Accessories Corporation, Here to Anywhere Power Bank
  3. HTC, HTC Dot View

Connected Car

  1. QNX Software Systems, Audi Virtual Cockpit in 2015 Audi TT
  2. AT&T, Audi A3 Connected by AT&T
  3. Cobra Electronics, Drive HD™ Dash Cam by Cobra – Cobra CDR 900

Connected Home

  1. Piper, Piper
  2. ArcSoft, simplicam powered by Closeli
  3. SNUPI Technologies, WallyHome

Devices & Gadgets

  1. Samsung Telecommunications America, Samsung Galaxy S 5
  2. HTC, HTC One (M8)
  3. Cobra Electronics, Cobra JumPack

Entertainment, Audio, Music & Video

  1. Scosche Industries, Inc., Scosche boomBOTTLE™ H2O
  2. TuneIn, TuneIn Radio
  3. Plantronics, BackBeat Pro

Health, Fitness & Wellness

  1. Epson, Pulsense™ PS-100 Band
  2. Samsung Telecommunications America, Samsung Galaxy S 5 and Gear Fit
  3. Blipcare, Blip WiFi Weight Scale with Balance Score

Productivity

  1. Opera Software, Opera Max
  2. Moshi, VersaKeyboard
  3. Opera Software, Opera Coast

Wearables

  1. AT&T, FiLIP connected by AT&T
  2. JayBird, JayBird REIGN
  3. Samsung Telecommunications America, Samsung Gear 2/Gear 2 Neo

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