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Esri Takes Top Award for Internet of Things Innovation

By [email protected] - 22nd January 2016 - 15:28

Esri was honored at the TM Forum Catalyst InFocus event for the company’s contributions to developing solutions for a more connected world. TM Forum presented Esri and partners with the Most Innovative Catalyst Award. “We’re driving toward the ultimate Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem where you can bring different applications together that are going to make our lives safer, more energy efficient, and much better in the future,” said Randy Frantz, telecommunications solutions director at Esri. Esri’s telecommunications team collaborated with Orange and BearingPoint on the award-winning proof-of-concept project called the Smart Energy Catalyst. The project showcased how a smart system projects can work together in an IoT ecosystem with location as a key interaction point. The award was given to the Smart Energy Catalyst team based on several criteria, including a compelling and inspiring demonstration and potential for humanitarian or other positive effects on society.