ALISO VIEJO, CA - June 15, 2012 - Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMSI), a leading provider of wireless and mobility solutions, today announced its intelligent data offload solution, NetWise Director, was selected as the winner for Product Innovation in Telecommunications at the TechAmerica Orange County High-Tech Innovation Awards. Now in its 19th year, this premier business event celebrates excellence and achievement in the region's technology industry, and honors local companies, individuals and products that drive innovation in Orange County. This year's winners were announced at a dinner on June 14, 2012, at the Hilton in Costa Mesa, Calif.
"We are honored that NetWise Director was selected as a winner for TechAmerica's Product Innovation in Telecommunications award," said David Sperling, CTO at Smith Micro Software. "This prestigious award serves as a testament to Smith Micro Software's continued push to innovate, ensuring our solutions help mobile operators, device manufacturers and enterprises simplify and enhance the mobile experience while optimizing network and device resources."
"We received nearly 100 nominations, including start-up innovators, high-growth companies and established industry players from across Orange County," said Bob Brunson, the director of TechAmerica in Orange County. "We congratulate Smith Micro Software on their win. This region is home to groundbreaking innovations, including Smith Micro Software, that continue to influence technology development throughout the rest of the world, and we're excited to help highlight them."
The awards categories this year include the Harvey Mudd College Green Engineering Award, Innovative Product/Technology, Outstanding CEO in Technology, Outstanding Finance Executive in Technology and Outstanding Technology Company.
In addition to the awards, TechAmerica recognized educators and students for their innovative use of science, math or technology in the classroom or the community in conjunction with Project Tomorrow. The organization is the nation's leading education nonprofit group focused on preparing today's students to be tomorrow's innovators.
About Smith Micro Software, Inc.:
Smith Micro Software provides solutions that simplify, secure and enhance the mobile experience. Our product and services portfolio spans Connectivity, Policy Management, Network Control, Communications and Hosting solutions. With 30 years of experience developing world-class client and server software applications, Smith Micro helps the leading mobile network operators, device manufacturers and enterprises increase efficiency and develop high-value relationships with their customers. For more information, visit smithmicro.com.
TechAmerica is the leading voice for the U.S. technology industry - the driving force behind productivity growth and jobs creation in the United States and the foundation of the global innovation economy. Representing approximately 1,000 member companies of all sizes from the public and commercial sectors of the economy, it is the industry's largest advocacy organization and is dedicated to helping members' top and bottom lines. TechAmerica is also the technology industry's only grassroots-to-global advocacy network, with offices in state capitals around the United States, Washington, D.C., Europe (Brussels) and Asia (Beijing). Learn more about TechAmerica at www.techamerica.org.
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