Mountain View, Calif.- April 30, 2012 – Appcelerator®, the leading mobile platform company, today announced its Titanium™ Integrated Mobile Platform has been awarded the internationally renowned Edison Award for Innovation. The prestigious award recognizes innovation and excellence in new products and services, and has become one of the highest accolades a company can receive in the name of innovation and business.
“We are really honored to receive this award, and to be recognized alongside such notable innovators as Apple for Siri, IBM for Watson and Ford for the Focus,” said Jeff Haynie, CEO of Appcelerator. “The Edison Awards symbolize the persistence of excellence and inspires our drive to remain in the forefront of innovation, creativity and ingenuity in the global economy.”
The awards are named after Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) whose extraordinary new product development methods and innovative achievements garnered him 1,093 U.S. patents and made him a household name around the world. Appcelerator won for its Titanium Integrated Mobile Platform, the only mobile cloud solution on the market that makes it easy for developers and brands to quickly create cross-platform native mobile, hybrid and HTML5 web apps. Titanium apps harness a broad array of device-specific features and cloud services that enhance app utility with a rich user experience and deep level of engagement.
“The Edison Awards provide an exclusive platform for honoring innovation, recognizing innovators, and encouraging ongoing innovation among today’s development teams, researchers, designers, ‘intrapreneurs’ and entrepreneurs,” says Thomas Stat, the 2012 Edison Awards Steering Committee Chairman.
The ballot of nominees for the Edison Best New Product Awards™ was judged by a panel of more than 3,000 individuals, including members of the Marketing Executives Networking Group (MENG), an organization comprising America’s top marketing professionals and academics. The panel also includes professionals from the fields of product development & design, engineering, science and education.
About the Edison Awards
The 2012 Edison Awards are sponsored by Nielsen, Discovery Communications, Science Channel, USA Today, CSRware and Applepeak. For more information about the Edison Awards visit http://www.edisonawards.com.
Appcelerator’s Titanium is the leading mobile platform of choice for thousands of companies seizing the mobile opportunity. With more than 40,000 applications deployed on 50 million devices, Appcelerator’s award-winning Titanium Platform leverages over 5,000 mobile device and operating system APIs to create native iOS, Android, Blackberry and HTML5 mobile web apps. Customers who standardize on the Titanium Platform get to market 70% faster and can quickly optimize business results with analytics-driven insights into user behavior and app performance. Open and fully extensible, Titanium makes it easy to integrate data, content and services from a variety of sources into mobile applications to leverage best-of-breed capabilities. Appcelerator Cloud Services (ACS) provides instant social, location, communication and content features for user-centric mobility. Appcelerator’s worldwide ecosystem includes 300,000 mobile developers and hundreds of ISVs and integration partners. Please visit http://www.appcelerator.com.
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