Future Digital Award Winners Announced for Mobile Commerce
Hampshire, UK: August 12th, 2015: Companies at the forefront of new developments in Digital Commerce have been honoured in this year’s Juniper Research Future Digital Awards.
The award winners and runners-up in each category were as follows:
- Digital Banking
- Winner – FIS
- Highly Commended – Infobip
- Digital Coupons
- Winner – Checkout 51
- Highly Commended – i-movo
- Digital Money Transfer
- Winner – Amdocs
- Highly Commended – Ericsson
- Digital Payments
- Winner – Gemalto
- Highly Commended – Giesecke & Devrient
- Digital Ticketing
- Winner – Mahindra Comviva
- Highly Commended – Masabi
- Contactless Payment
- Winner – SimplyTapp
- Highly Commended – Mahindra Comviva
The Future Digital Awards are given to companies that Juniper believes have made significant progress within their sector during the previous year, and are now poised to make considerable market impact in the future.
Gemalto collects Digital Payments Award
"We appreciate Juniper’s recognition of Gemalto’s unique vision to build an independent hub for issuers, processors and mobile network operators to bring secure mobile and online payment services to their entire customer base.
" said Jean-Claude Deturche, Gemalto Senior Vice President for Mobile Financial Services. "Gemalto continues to be the long term partner of banks and MNOs, trusted to help them in their digital service transformation across wallets, devices and security frameworks."
… while SimplyTapp triumphs in
“We’re honoured to win Best Contactless Payments Solution at the Future Digital Awards,”
said Doug Yeager, CEO and Co-founder, SimplyTapp. “We invented host card emulation (HCE) with one simple, powerful objective: to make mobile NFC payment technology a reality for card issuers everywhere. This award is a testament to SimplyTapp’s position as a true leader and innovator in banking and payments.”
Checkout 51 Triumphs in Coupons
“We are thrilled to receive this award as innovators in the Online & Mobile Coupons space by a globally respected organization such as Juniper Research,”
said Noah Godfrey, Founder & General Manager, Checkout 51. “We will continue to strive to be on the cutting edge, offering consumers new and easy ways to stretch their budgets, and providing our CPG clients a valuable proposition that makes use of purchase data to provide consumers highly-personalized offers while delivering real-time insights into who is buying their products.”
The awards were decided by a panel of expert judges based on a number of criteria including: product features and user benefits; innovation; commercial partnerships; commercial launches; certification & compliance; and, potential future business development.
Dr Windsor Holden, panel judge and Head of Forecasting & Consultancy at Juniper Research, said that: “Once again, the standard of entries was exceptionally high across all categories, showcasing the wealth of innovation that continues to drive growth in mobile and online commerce.”
Juniper Research provides research and analytical services to the global hi-tech communications sector, delivering consultancy, analyst reports and industry commentary.
For further details on the Future Digital Awards, or on Juniper’s range of research across Commerce & Money, please contact Sam Smith, Press Relations.
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