BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tweddle Group Technologies, the Seattle-based connected services division of Tweddle Group, announces that it was selected as a finalist for "Best Mobile Product or Service for Automotive" in the GSMA Global Mobile Awards.
Tweddle Group is a Tier One connected services provider to Toyota Motor Sales, with Tweddle Connect powering the Toyota Entune™ and Lexus Enform™ application suites, which have won numerous awards for in-car technology excellence. The Tweddle Connect cloud-based platform integrates mobile applications and services into the vehicle head unit in a seamless fashion for automakers. Drivers can search local points of interest, stream internet radio, make restaurant reservations, purchase movie tickets, find fuel stations and more, using voice commands and touchscreen technology. The innovative solution supports multiple connection strategies and ensures continuity in the driver's application experience inside and outside of the car.
"We are honored to be on the Global Mobile Award's short list with the top mobile application and technology providers. It is a testament to the success we have had delivering streamlined and relevant experiences that benefit not only drivers, but partners across the auto industry as well," said Andy Tweddle, CEO of Tweddle Group.
"We greatly appreciate the recognition of Tweddle Connect for overall technology innovation, application simplicity, and long-term value. The automotive environment is the new frontier for mobile applications, and we're pleased to be at the forefront," said Paul Sciame, General Manager of Tweddle Group Technologies.
The GSMA's Global Mobile Awards offer organizations across the global mobile ecosystem the opportunity to showcase the latest and best mobile products, apps, services and initiatives to the world. The presentation of the awards takes place during the annual Mobile World Congress, the world's largest and leading mobile industry event held February 25-28, 2013, in Barcelona.
"The competition this year was of an exceptionally high quality, breaking all previous records," said Michael O'Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. "Our judging panel has assessed well over 600 entries and nominations for the 37 awards, the largest ever number of honors to be presented at the Global Mobile Awards. It is a tremendous achievement to have been shortlisted and we look forward to recognizing the winners at Mobile World Congress next month."
About Tweddle Group
For more than 58 years, Tweddle Group has remained a leading provider of information solutions for automotive OEMs and their suppliers. With offices in Detroit, Seattle, Brussels, Koln, Torino and Shanghai, OEMs count on Tweddle to deliver innovative solutions to support a brand-specific consumer relationship with their vehicle, the dealer, and the automotive manufacturer.
Tweddle Group Technologies (TGT), the Seattle-based technology division of Tweddle Group, delivers connected service solutions to automakers that transform the relationship between driver and vehicle. With its deep industry experience and leading platform capabilities, TGT adapts services to work reliably, securely, and intuitively in the vehicle, enabling automakers to provide compelling, distraction-free infotainment and vehicle service experiences.
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