Michelle Mayer
Marketing Communications
+1 630.933.0844 ext. 246

Carol Stream, Ill. – April 5, 2012 – Innovators in the world of M2M technology and connected devices will be honored this June by Connected World magazine. The publication today announced the finalists for the 2012 Value Chain Awards.

The Connected World magazine Value Chain Awards honor the most successful corporate adopters of M2M technology and connected devices, as well as the solution providers that help make their technology adoption a success.

These awards recognize the process of combining multiple technologies such as device-connectivity hardware, radio modules, network service and provisioning, as well as application software and infrastructure, to create a winning solution for the end customer based on quantifiable results.

The 2012 Connected World Value Chain Awards finalists are:

City of Denver
City of Griffin
Duke University Medical Center
Garmin International
Indianapolis Fruit
Isabella Products, Inc.
MedMinder Systems
MicroMed Cardiovascular
Mobile Innovations, LLC
Noblesville Utilities
POM Inc.
Securus, Inc.
TZ Medical

“This year’s finalists really show the diversity of connected devices in our personal and professional lives. It is quite a demonstration of how technology is so pervasive in everything we do,” says Peggy Smedley, editorial director, Connected World magazine. “We are so proud to have such an impressive group of finalists in 2012.”

Each year, Connected World magazine presents the Value Chain Awards winners during a formal gala, along with the winners of the ConnectED Awards. The Connected World ConnectED Awards honor individuals who have applied innovation and vision to successfully bring their ideas to the M2M and connected-devices marketplace.

This event is one of the highlights of the annual Connected World Conference, being held June 11-13 at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Ill.

The 2012 Connected World Conference sets the stage for what’s next in M2M and connected devices. Bringing together technology-conscious consumers and upwardly mobile entrepreneurs with tech-minded professionals, the Connected World Conference is the industry event for individuals looking to either create or consume the latest emerging devices and technologies.

For further information regarding the Value Chain Awards as well as the 2012 Connected World Conference, please visit the conference Website.

About Connected World magazine
Connected World is the definitive resource on connectivity trends and mobile lifestyles. The magazine and Website are the authoritative voice that set the direction for influential individuals looking to take innovation and emerging technology to the next level. By shaping the way readers embrace connected devices, Connected World helps make the present look more like the future.