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Annual Global Mobile Awards for Innovative Technologies

February 2014 — The GSMA announced the winners of the 19th Annual Global Mobile awards at a ceremony held at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.  The ceremony recognizes new developments in mobile technologies ranging from health and banking to network infrastructure.  The 2014 award winners included assistive technologies, such as Turkcell Dream Partner a mobile application with text-to-speech and speech-to-text technology, Wibbitz Text-to-Video Technology a mobile app which can convert text articles into videos, and the Magic Pencil, a distance learning device created by Enable Mobile Technologies. Of the event, GSMA CEO, John Hoffman, said “Now in the 19th year, the Global Mobile Awards once again showcase the outstanding level of innovation and creative products and services being developed across a diverse and growing industry. With more than 680 high caliber entries this year, the competition was stronger than ever and it is a significant achievement to have been honored.” A full list of winners can be found here.

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