Must-Follow IoT Company
Whether they’ve been in the Internet of Things business for years or are just getting started, some companies seem to have captured more than their fair share of attention this year. The Must-Follow Company award commends the teams that have us all on the edge of our seats, wondering what they’ll come up with next.

  • Libelium


    Headquarters: Zaragoza, Spain

    "Libelium delivers a powerful, modular, easy to program open source sensor platform for the Internet of Things enabling system integrators to implement reliable Smart Cities and M2M solutions with minimum time to market. Libelium's platform, called Waspmote, allows implementation of any Wireless Sensor Network."

  • Thingworx


    Headquarters: Exton, PA

    "ThingWorx is the first platform designed to build and run the applications of the connected world. ThingWorx reduces the time, cost, and risk required to build innovative applications for smart, connected products."

  • PrismTech


    Headquarters: Stirling, Stirlingshire

    PrismTech’s customers build system solutions for the Internet of Things, the Industrial Internet and advanced wireless communications.

    PrismTech supplies the software platforms, tools and services they need to deliver the performance, scalability, efficiency, flexibility and robustness they require. PrismTech’s customers build system solutions for the Internet of Things, the Industrial Internet and advanced wireless communications.

  • Thing+


    Headquarters: Seoul, South Korea

    "Thing+ cloud provides real-time status, rule-based alerts, graph analysis, and reports for their devices. In existing solutions, customers should try to integrate devices with server system and develop client applications. Thing+ cloud offers a white-labeled platform together with the pre-integrated device middleware and full scale web application while existing IoT solutions require customers to integrate devices with server system and develop client applications by their own efforts."

  • Parstream


    Headquarters: Cupertino, CA

    "ParStream is the IoT analytics platform company. The ParStream Analytics Platform was purpose-built for scale to handle the massive volumes and high velocity of IoT data."

  • Zatar


    Headquarters: Lincolnshire, Illinois

    "Zatar is a cloud-based infrastructure that sees your devices and connects them to the Internet. It's the open platform to manage your entire device network. That means everyone - and everything - in your ecosystem can share data and collaborate."

  • Bosch


    Headquarters: Stuttgart, DE

    "Bosch Software Innovations GmbH, the Bosch Group’s software and systems house, designs, develops, and operates innovative software and system solutions that help our customers around the world both in the Internet of Things and in the traditional enterprise environment."

  • Relayr


    Headquarters: Berlin, DE

    "Relayr enables device manufacturers, app developers, and software companies to leverage the power of the internet of things."

  • Variable Inc

    Variable Inc

    Headquarters: Chattanooga, TN

    "Variable Inc. is a electrical design and software development firm for NODE sensors based in Chattanooga, TN. We partner with industry leaders and global distributors to create customized, cutting-edge mobile applications and sensor hardware for industrial markets. Variable was recently recognized as a ""Top 10 Manufacturing Startup of 2014"" by Manufacturing Global Magazine."

  • Helium


    Headquarters: San Francisco, CA

    "Helium is a complete Internet of Things platform for smart machines"

  • Greenwave Systems

    Greenwave Systems

    Headquarters: Irvine, CA

    "Greenwave Systems accelerates Internet of Things with a software and services platform that enables managed services simply, affordably and at scale."

  • Jasper


    Headquarters: Mountain View, CA

    "Jasper offers the world’s only purpose-built IoT platform, a turnkey solution that empowers enterprises and mobile operators of all sizes to deploy and grow successful connected service businesses."

  • Glassbeam


    Headquarters: Santa Clara, CA

    "Glassbeam is the machine data company. Bringing structure and meaning to data from any connected device, Glassbeam provides actionable intelligence to the Internet of Things."

  • Thingsquare


    Headquarters: Stockholm, Sweden

    "Thingsquare is a software platform that lets product makers connect products with smartphones" details
  • Sigfox


    Headquarters: Lab├Ęge, France

    "SIGFOX operates a cellular network dedicated to low-throughput communication for connected objects."

  • Atmel


    Headquarters: San Jose, CA

    "Atmel powers the IoT by focusing on edge nodes, a category that includes everything from key fobs, fitness bands, and home appliances to industrial equipment and infrastructures for smart cities."

  • Ayla Networks

    Ayla Networks

    Headquarters: Sunnyvale, CA

    "Ayla Networks enables manufacturers and service providers to bring connected products to market quickly and securely using the industry’s first Agile IoT Platform."


Top Write-in Nominees

  • arkessa


    "Arkessa makes IoT easy for SMEs and Enterprises alike. Enabling customers across all sectors to securely connect from their devices to the heart of the Enterprise."

    Arkessa, the dedicated network for the Internet of Things.

  • Virdata


    Virdata provides businesses with cloud-based monitoring, management, and big data analytics services for any asset, device, and/or application aimed at the “Internet of Things” (IoT) and M2M (machine-to-machine) market.

  • Cisco


    We're building the Internet of Everything for connected cities. So smarter cars and roads equipped with sensors will use our highly secure cloud to keep traffic moving.


View all of the 2014/15 Award Winners Here