Mobile Monday Detroit To Hear CES, NAIAS Recaps From Michiganders Who Attended

DETROIT – As is always the case, January is a busy month in terms of major industry events for Michigan businesses, and 2018 was no exception. Two major events took place in January that are of great importance to firms in our state, CES in Las Vegas, and NAIAS in Detroit. Mobile Monday Detroit has

By |2018-01-26T08:40:03-05:00January 26th, 2018|Connected Tech, Mobile MI|

May Mobility Testing Driverless Shuttles In Downtown Detroit

ANN ARBOR - While the Big Three automakers are still in the research and development phase, University of Michigan startup May Mobility already has tested its bright green-and-white driverless shuttles on public streets in downtown Detroit, and has ambitious plans for growth. The company recently licensed five autonomous driving-related technologies from U-M that will help

By |2018-01-10T09:08:54-05:00January 9th, 2018|Autonomous Vehicles, Featured, Mobile MI|

PlanetM To Recognize Mobility, Connected Tech Award Winners At Detroit Auto Show

 DETROIT - PlanetM, the mobility effort launched by Gov. Rick Snyder, announced Tuesday the category winners and finalists for the 2018 PlanetM Awards that showcase innovations in mobility platforms and technologies. Winners will be recognized at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in January at Cobo Center.  The PlanetM Awards are a partnership between PlanetM,

By |2017-12-14T20:28:40-05:00December 13th, 2017|Connected Tech, Featured, IoT, Mobile MI|

57 Mobility Startups To Showcase Auto Tech At NAIAS AutoMobili-D

DETROIT – The North American International Auto Show announced Thursday that 57 automotive technology startups will showcase their technologies as part of the NAIAS’ startup event, AutoMobili-D. 2018 NAIAS Chairman Ryan LaFontaine, CEO of the LaFontaine Automotive Group in Highland Township, noted that the number of startups exhibiting is up nearly 40 percent from the event’s

By |2017-12-07T14:36:40-05:00December 7th, 2017|Connected Tech, ESD, Mobile MI|

Report: Smart Speakers Set To Be Big Hit During 2017 Holiday Season

BINGHAM FARMS – The “Alexa Revolution” continues. Detroit-based research and consulting firms Jacobs Media Strategies and jācapps, along with partner Sonic Ai, today revealed details from a new national online study showing that one in five (20%) respondents age 13 and older with Internet access plan to purchase a voice-controlled smart speaker such as an

By |2017-11-30T18:56:15-05:00November 30th, 2017|Connected Tech, Mobile MI|

Global Smartphone Sales Up 3 Percent In Third Quarter

EGHAM, UK - Global sales of smartphones to end users totaled 383 million units in the third quarter of 2017, a 3 percent increase over the same period in 2016, according to Gartner, Inc. All of the top five smartphone vendors achieved double-digit growth apart from Apple, which achieved a 5.7 percent increase. "Despite market

By |2017-11-30T14:17:57-05:00November 30th, 2017|Connected Tech, Mobile MI|

Top 10 Finalists Named For NextChallenge: Smart Cities

DETROIT  – The envelopes have been opened and the top 10 finalist for the second annual NextChallenge: Smart Cities competition where they will compete for up to $100,000 to demonstrate urban hardware and software technology solution in a real-world setting. New this year, a People’s Choice Award will be determined by audience participation colleges using

By |2017-11-27T20:01:38-05:00November 27th, 2017|Connected Tech, Featured, Mobile MI|

Mobile Monday Detroit Dives Into Marketing Of Mobile Apps Nov. 13

DETROIT - Mobile Monday Detroit will explore the marketing of mobile apps and the convergence of mobile and social media for strategic marketing. The event takes place on Monday, November 13, 5:30 p.m. at RIIS in Troy. Speakers for the event include: ·         Khaliph Young, Owner/Head Innovator, McLaughlin Media ·         Sola Obayan, Principal at BTO

By |2017-11-08T11:26:12-05:00November 8th, 2017|Connected Tech, Mobile MI|

MTAM Member OST Named A 2017 IoT Innovator By CRN

GRAND RAPIDS - OST, a member of the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan, has been named a 2017 IoT Innovator by CRN, a brand of The Channel Company.  OST is one of only 22 solution providers in North America to be honored with the inaugural award, which recognizes solution providers and systems integrators whose design

By |2017-11-03T07:44:10-04:00November 3rd, 2017|Connected Tech, IoT, Mobile MI|

TIEDetroit Brings Mobility Competition To TIECon Detroit Nov. 9

GRAND RAPIDS - TIEDetroit and Kyyba Xcelerator have partnered to bring a Mobility Competition to TiECon Detroit. This competition is aimed at recognizing the top six second-stage startups working on disruptive technologies in broad-based industries such as Mobility, Autonomous Transportation, Electric Vehicles, Connectivity, IoT, Automotive, Cyber Security, Smart Cities, and Big Data/Machine Learning. The six finalists will

By |2017-10-20T10:45:34-04:00October 20th, 2017|Connected Tech, Mobile MI|