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BARCELONA, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A troupe of 42 wireless industry leaders, innovators and startups last night previewed scores of new mobile products for work, home and play to an estimated 600 journalists at ShowStoppers®, the press-only showcase event that sets the stage for the Mobile World Congress tradeshow in Barcelona, Spain.
The seventh-edition of ShowStoppers @ MWC broke records for the number of exhibiting companies, bringing news and new products to the magical music box that is the Palau de la Musica Catalana – an architectural jewel at the heart of Barcelona that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The largest, longest-running and most-productive press event during the Congress, ShowStoppers @ MWC 2014 blew past benchmarks from 2013, when the press event showcased 32 companies at the world-renowned Grand Opera.
"It's riveting to mix culture and history with innovation and technology year after year in Barcelona," said Steve Leon, partner, ShowStoppers.
Product introductions ranged from biometrics that use your eye, face or voice to access and protect mobile devices, to new ways to build beautiful, usable mobile apps without writing a single line of code; smart glasses that connect via Bluetooth and Wi-Fi to Android smartphones and other devices; a wristwatch-like device for sufferers of Alzheimer's and Dementia;a smartphone brand from the Americas entering the European and African markets; heart-rate trainers, connected toys and home automation products; waterproof earbuds and antimicrobial cases; in-car navigation technologies – and nav systems to wear on your wrist; mobile gaming hardware; tools to stop mobile malware; a white-label operating system for smartphones, tablets and notebooks; wireless hotspots for in-car connectivity and telematics; shields that reduce eyestrain from backlit screens; digital toys and apps for children; gateways that stream satellite, cable and broadcast TV to mobile devices; the world's only mobile phone powered by AA batteries; and more.
Click here for a complete list of exhibiting companies and their new-product news.
Now in its 21st 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 generate news coverage and product reviews, make new connections, promote brand, and open new markets. ShowStoppers produces events at CES, CTIA and Mobile World Congress, among others; the official press events at IFA, NAB and GITEX; and partners with CES, the CEA LineShow and CTIA.
The next ShowStoppers press events are:
To meet the press at these events, contact Dave Leon, partner, sales, ShowStoppers, or call +1 845-638-3527.
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