SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- deCarta, the leading independent global location-based services (LBS) platform technology company, has been named by AlwaysOn as one of the 2014 OnMobile Companies Watch.
Inclusion in the OnMobile Companies to Watch signifies industry leadership and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players.
The 2014 OnMobile Companies to Watch includes the 50 most promising private companies in the mobile technology and apps sectors. deCarta was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.
AlwaysOn has recognized deCarta as an innovative mobile navigation services company that offers upside potential for investors. deCarta has gained attention due to its specialized LBS platform technology for customer-hosted or cloud-hosted mapping, routing, navigation, geocoding and local search applications.
deCarta and the other OnMobile Top Companies will be honored at AlwaysOn's 4th annual OnMobile event on Nov. 14, 2014, at AlwaysOn's new headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. This exclusive event gathers the Global Silicon Valley's brightest minds in the heart of Silicon Valley for a lively exchange on the top trends and most lucrative entrepreneurial opportunities in mobile.
"This year's OnMobile Companies to Watch are continuing to disrupt the established technology norms, creating an exciting new market for applications and infrastructure solutions," said Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. "We congratulate the 2014 OnMobile Companies to Watch – companies that our editors believe represent some of the highest-growth opportunities in today's private company marketplace."
The OnMobile Companies to Watch winners were selected from among hundreds of other technology companies by investors, bankers, journalists, and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2014 list.
"deCarta is excited to be one of the Top Companies and recognized by AlwaysOn as an emerging company to watch in the mobile technology sector," said J. Kim Fennell, CEO of deCarta. "This honor reflects the tremendous progress deCarta has made in developing a unique and developer-friendly platform for digital mapping, routing, navigation, geocoding and local search."
Mr. Fennell will also be a featured presenter at OnMobile 2014, where he will discuss location-based services and share his insights on new digital navigation technologies.
For more information about the "Companies to Watch" announcement, please visit: http://www.aonetwork.com/blogs/The-2014-OnMobile-50-Companies-Watch.
deCarta, Inc. develops and provides specialized geospatial platform technology for customer-hosted or cloud-hosted mapping, routing, navigation, geocoding and local search applications. The platform is ideal for high volume, complex LBS offerings where scalability, reliability and worldwide coverage are needed.
deCarta serves the mobile, Internet, enterprise-fleet, and automotive connected-car markets. Founded in 1996 and headquartered in San Jose, Calif., deCarta has additional offices and distribution partners in France, China, Brazil and South Africa. Please visit www.decarta.com.
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand connecting and informing the entrepreneurial community in the Global Silicon Valley. Founded by Red Herring founding editor Tony Perkins in 2003, AlwaysOn's mission is to continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, bloggers, and advertisers like no other media brand.
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