ShowStoppers tunes up new wireless, mobile products for work, home & play at historic Opera House in Barcelona

 ShowStoppers tunes up new wireless, mobile products for work, home & play at
                      historic Opera House in Barcelona

PR Newswire

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 25, 2013

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry leaders, innovators
and startups took the stage last night at the Grand Opera in Barcelona,
introducing a score of new wireless and mobile products for work, home and
play to a cast of 600-plus journalists attending ShowStoppers®, the press-only
showcase event that lifts the curtain before Mobile World Congress begins.

"Vuzix is thrilled to showcase its award-winning Smart Glasses M100 at
ShowStoppers with 360-degree, totally immersive tours of the opera house in
Barcelona," said Mike Hallett, director of sales for North America, Vuzix.
"The M100 is the world's first smart, hands-free display and communication
system for on-the-go data access. You can answer your phone, record video,
display text and e-mail information, and run hundreds of applications,
including Augmented Reality apps."

Technology news blogs Engadget, Gizmodo, Laptop, Slashgear, TechCrunch and The
Verge posted live coverage from the sixth edition of ShowStoppers @ Mobile
World Congress. BBC, BNETtv, CNET, CNN and Dave Graveline's Into Tomorrow
recorded coverage for network broadcasts.

The ShowStoppers libretto at the world-renowned Gran Teatre del Liceau opera
house included:

  oLenovo tablets and smartphones.
  oSmartGPS apps for iOS and Android from Magellan.
  oThe recently launched BlackBerry 10 platform on the new BlackBerry Z10
  oTouch-screen mobile hotspots from Novatel Wireless.
  oAndroid computers from Viewsonic.
  oMobile health tools from Qualcomm – and a challenge with prizes for
    developers of health apps.
  oWindows Phone 8 gets a CoPilot from ALK Technologies – a world premiere.
  oTools to build iOS and Android apps without programming skills from
  oIndigo, the personal assistant from Artificial Solutions that is not
    trapped on one device, one platform – one day before the public beta
  oAudio technologies from DTS built into two billion consumer electronics
  oBiometrics from EyeVerify that replace smartphone passwords.
  oTurn-by-turn directions from Garmin.
  oDolby-enhanced music headphones from Jabra.
  oZero-radiation power systems from Kirk H&J.
  oFreedom to swim, hike, surf or ski with your smartphone, protected by
  oThe GameSmart platform-agnostic technology from MadCatz.
  oAn advance look at mobile security research from McAfee.
  oA first look at photographic tools coming from olloclip.
  oMobile payment systems from net mobile.
  oP2i dunked phones and tablets – and they kept working.
  oKeyboard innovations from TouchPal.
  oMobile gaming services from WildTangent.
  oMobile power solutions from XPAL.

Performers also included CTIA, Device Renewal Forum, emporia Telecom, Griffin,
Kony Solutions, Maxim Integrated, SAP and ZAGG.

Click here for the event press kit with news from the exhibitors powered by
ShowStoppers partner Virtual Press Office, or here for the press kit powered
by ShowStoppers partner LaunchIt.

Save these dates

The next ShowStoppers events are ShowStoppers @ NAB Show, 8 Apr. 2013 in Las
Vegas; ShowStoppers at CTIA Wireless, 20 May 2013 in Las Vegas; and
ShowStoppers @ E3, 11 June 2013 in Los Angeles – plus a playdate with the
mobile revolution at the fourth annual Sandbox Summit @ MIT, 15-16 Apr. 2013
in Cambridge, MA.

ShowStoppers also produces press and business activities at the IFA 2013
Global Press Conference in April – and ShowStoppers @ IFA, 5 Sept. 2013, the
official press event at the global tradeshow in Berlin for consumer
electronics and home appliances that inspires people and moves markets.

To exhibit and meet the press at ShowStoppers, contact Dave Leon,, +1-845-638-3527.

About ShowStoppers

Now in its 20th year, ShowStoppers is the global leader in producing press and
business events spanning the US, Europe and Asia. Each event organizes product
introductions, sneak previews and demonstrations for selected journalists,
bloggers, industry and financial analysts, venture capitalists and business
executives. Industry leaders, innovators and startups exhibit to help generate
news coverage and product reviews, make new connections, promote brand, and
open new markets.

Steve Leon
+1 512 288 0950

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