TechXLR8 Awards Winners Announced


The TechXLR8 Awards are part of TechXLR8 and London Tech Week. The awards celebrate innovation and excellence in the tech industry, acknowledging the entire ecosystem both within London and beyond.

“KNect365 have brought together these shows as we recognize the convergence in the tech industry and the TechXLR8 Awards highlights success and excellence of the companies within it. We’re delighted to have had so many fantastic entries which truly showcases the pinnacle of innovation and huge congratulations to all the winners,” says Samuel Oakley, Senior Portfolio Director, KNect365, and Informa Plc business.

TechXLR8 is pleased to announce the winners for each category of the TechXLR8 Awards below. Full lists of nominees are available here:

Best Virtual Reality Industry Technology – Dirac Research
Best Augmented Reality Industry Technology – Proximie
Cloud Platform Innovation of the Year – China Mobile
Best Cloud Security Platform – eperi
Best Cloud Application – Skuid
DevOps Solution of the Year – Technology Solutions (formerly a division of Avnet now part of Tech Data)
Best IoT Deployment – China Telecom
Leadership in IoT – Nokia Networks
IoT Evangelist of the Year – oneM2M
Best IoT Platform – Huawei
Innovation in Connected Services – Tantalum Corporation
Innovation in Mobility Services – TomTom AutomotiveMost Innovative Implementation of AI Technologies – Darktrace
Best Consumer App – Favorey Ltd
Best 5G Trial Between an Operator and Vendor – SK Telecom
Outstanding Contribution to 5G R&D – Huawei
Best Connectivity Solution – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Best 5G Core Network Development – Huawei
Best Use of Virtualization Technology – VMWare Inc
Best Network Development (Operators only) – KT

The awards ceremony was held in Tobacco Docks and hosted by Ana Matronic, lead singer of the Scissor Sisters and robotics enthusiast.

The TechXLR8 Awards brings together the awards ceremonies for 5G World, IoT World,  Cloud & DevOps World, VR & AR World, AI & Machine Learning World, Apps World Evolution, Connected Cars & Autonomous Vehicles World.

A separate awards ceremony is being held for the Project Kairos pitch competition on the show floor at TechXLR8 at 2.30pm, 15th June 2017. The live pitching begins at 2.30, with the winner announced at  3pm on the Project Kairos Twitter  –  @ProjectKairosHQ

What is TechXLR8?
Taking place 13-15 June in London, TechXLR8 incorporates 8 co-located events focusing on the cutting-edge technologies transforming industries and enterprises: Internet of Things, 5G, Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality, Connected Cars & Autonomous Vehicles, Cloud & DevOps, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning, and Apps.

Experience a show like no other with one shared exhibition, 20 tracks of content, 8 live demo zones, 40+ hours of networking, an awards ceremony and more. TechXLR8 is set to welcome 15,000+ attendees from over 8,000 companies over the three conference days.

Free visitor tickets for TechXLR8 include access to 300+ exhibitors and 50+ hours of content featuring over 150 industry leading speakers including speakers from NASA, Barclays, HSBC, BT, Facebook, BP, BBC, UBS, Ralph Lauren and Lebara. What’s more a free visitor ticket also provides access to 8 demo zones on the latest emerging tech in 5G, Smart Cities, Robotics, Drones and more.

Access to the London Tech Week Headline Stage is included in the TechXLR8 Free Visitor Ticket, registration is open now.


Rhian Wilkinson.