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Novasentis Named Finalist in 2014 CTIA E-Tech Awards

Novasentis, the leading developer of advanced haptics and sensory feedback technology announced today it was named a finalist in the Sensors Category of CTIA’s annual Emerging Technology (E-Tech) Awards competition. Representing the most innovative and cutting-edge emerging mobile services, solutions and technology, the E-Tech Awards finalists feature the best in areas such as network equipment, M2M and the Internet of Things and the cloud.

The E-Tech Awards ceremony will take place Wednesday, September 10 from 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Studio C.

Novasentis is the creator of the world’s thinnest Electro-Mechanical Polymer (EMP) actuator, providing the most advanced sensory technology for consumer electronics devices – defining the Neo-Sensory™ Age. Novasentis’ technology makes innovative new product designs a reality, and employs sensory mediums such as haptic vibrations, sound, and movement to not only bridge the gap between consumer electronics and reality, but also provide users with increased efficiency and the ability to connect with their devices in an even more intimate, emotional manner through 4D spatial and tactile experiences.

“We’re excited and honored to be recognized as a finalist for the CTIA E-Tech Awards,” said Dr. Christophe Ramstein, President and CEO of Novasentis. “We thank CTIA for being a forward-thinking organization that recognizes ground-breaking innovations like our EMP, that will change the face of mobile sensory experiences for good.”

Founded in 2006, Novasentis is privately held and is led by Dr. Christophe Ramstein, the world’s authority and driving force in the haptics industry for over 20 years. The company is based in Burlingame, California and has offices in Pennsylvania, Korea, and Japan.

“CTIA awards recognize the best and most innovative products and services for wireless companies looking to improve their operations and their engagement with their customers. Perfectly positioned for retailers to prepare for the holiday buying season, Super Mobility Week attendees will see what will be the next hottest devices and services,” said Robert Mesirow, CTIA Vice President and Show Director.

Along with CTIA’s two other awards programs, Hot for the Holidays and MobITs Awards, there were almost 300 entries submitted and scored by more than 50 industry experts, analysts and media.

Super Mobility Week attendees and online users will also have the opportunity to choose a “Crowd Favorite” by voting for their favorite product, not just finalists, in each program. Online voting is open now and runs until Monday, September 8 at 5:00 p.m. ET. Super Mobility Week attendees can still vote via text onsite starting September 8 until 10:00 a.m. ET Wednesday, September 10.

Super Mobility Week will take place September 9, 10 & 11, 2014 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

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CTIA Shows bring together all industries advanced by wireless technology for intense business, learning and networking. Super Mobility Week (www.supermobilityweek.com) takes place Sept. 9, 10 and 11, 2014 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas. Twitter: @ctiashows | Facebook: www.ctiashows.com/facebook | LinkedIn: www.ctiashows.com/linkedin

About CTIA

CTIA-The Wireless Association® (www.ctia.org) is an international organization representing the wireless communications industry. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products. CTIA advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government. The association also coordinates the industry’s voluntary best practices and initiatives, and sponsors the industry’s leading wireless tradeshow. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C.

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About Novasentis

Novasentis manufactures the world’s thinnest and most flexible Electro-Mechanical Polymer (EMP) haptic actuator and sensor technology today, used to develop mobile and wearable products that come alive with movement and sound. By bridging consumer electronics and sensory interaction, Novasentis enables 4D spatial tactile experiences and next-generation mobile product designs. Founded in 2006, Novasentis is privately held. The company is based in Burlingame, Calif. with offices in Pennsylvania, Korea, and Tokyo. More information on Novasentis is online at www.novasentis.com.

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