PRESS RELEASE: “Dash – Drive Smart” wins Cloud Innovator of the Year 2014 Award - Cloud World Cup 2014
PRESS RELEASE: “Dash – Drive Smart” is Cloud Innovator of the Year - Cloud World Cup 2014
London, 18 June 2014 – The grand-total winner of the Cloud Innovation World Cup 2013/2014 has been announced yesterday in London at the official Award Ceremony during the Cloud World Forum. “Dash – drive smart”, winner in the category mobility and also awarded as Cloud Innovator of the Year, impressed the jury with its sound performance and range of its application. The connected car platform combines hardware and software that allows for significantly smarter driving.
Despite the fact that connected cars are not a novelty within the automotive industry, the New York based company Dash Labs, Inc. submitted a truly innovative advancement in the area of mobility. Their solution enables smarter driving for any car model built as of 1996 using a smartphone. Dash provides real-time feedback on fuel efficiency, diagnostics on vehicle performance, on-road conditions and driving performance.
The first Cloud Innovation World Cup, started in October 2013, was looking for innovative and promising solutions in the categories ICT Business Services, Urban Infrastructure, Smart Living, Industry 4.0, Mobility, and for the special prizes “Evolve Insurance Award” and “Geo Award”. The winners have been selected from 230 international submissions by an international jury of experts.