InterDigital Receives 2016 Connected Transportation Award From IoT Evolution

Company Release - 1/23/2017 5:01 PM ET

InterDigital’s oneMPOWERTM powered by wot.ioTM honored for innovation and excellence

WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDCC), a mobile technology research and development company, today announced it has received a 2016 IoT Evolution Connected Transportation Award from IoT Evolution magazine, a leading publication covering IoT technologies.

The award honors organizations delivering services, software or hardware solutions that enable advancement of connected devices. InterDigital was recognized for the application of its IoT platform in oneTRANSPORTTM, one the largest to date smart city initiatives that enables transport data brokerage and innovative services covering numerous counties in the United Kingdom.

“We’re honored to receive this award from IoT Evolution magazine,” said Jim Nolan, Executive Vice President, IoT Solutions, InterDigital. “This marks the fourth time that one of InterDigital’s IoT solutions has been shortlisted or won a major award in the connected transportation space.”

“The solutions selected for the IoT Evolution Connected Transportation Award exemplify excellence in creating and bringing to market solutions contributing to the fast-growing Internet of Things marketplace. It is my honor to congratulate InterDigital for their innovative work and contribution to this rapidly evolving industry,” said Carl Ford, CEO of Crossfire Media, a co-publisher of IoT Evolution Magazine.

“It is my pleasure to recognize oneMPOWERTM powered by wot.ioTM, an innovative solution that earned InterDigital the 2016 IoT Evolution Connected Transportation Award,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “I look forward to seeing more innovation from InterDigital in the future.”

oneTRANSPORTTM is a two-year Innovate UK project, involving a consortium of eleven partners including Arup, Buckinghamshire County Council, Clearview Intelligence, Hertfordshire County Council, Highways England, Imperial College London, Northamptonshire County Council, Oxfordshire County Council, Traak Systems, Worldsensing and InterDigital Europe. Through the collaboration of its participating members, the technology utilized by this integrated transport initiative will assist transport authorities while laying the foundation for smarter multi-modal, multi-regional and multi-system transport networks in the UK.

About InterDigital®

InterDigital develops mobile technologies that are at the core of devices, networks, and services worldwide. We solve many of the industry's most critical and complex technical challenges, inventing solutions for more efficient broadband networks and a richer multimedia experience years ahead of market deployment. InterDigital has licenses and strategic relationships with many of the world's leading wireless companies. Founded in 1972, InterDigital is listed on NASDAQ and is included in the S&P MidCap 400® index.

InterDigital is a registered trademark of InterDigital, Inc. oneMPOWER,, and oneTRANSPORT are trademarks of InterDigital, Inc.

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