VANCOUVER, British Columbia and SHANGHAI, July 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ELIX Wireless, the pioneering developer of wireless charging technology, today announced that it has won the 2018 Red Herring Top 100 North America Award that recognizes the continent's most exciting and innovative private technology companies.
"At ELIX Wireless we are enabling the future of intelligent transportation, both in autonomous eMobility and robotics," said Rosalie Hou, CEO of ELIX Wireless. "Autonomous vehicles are already changing the automotive landscape and by 2025 up to 85% of deliveries will be autonomous. We are very excited to receive the 2018 Red Herring award and believe it validates our solution to autonomous charging and selection by a growing list of companies in North America, Europe and China as their automated charging provider of choice."
Red Herring's editors have been evaluating the world's startups and tech companies for over two decades. It gives them the ability to see through the industry's hype, to pick firms that will continue on a trajectory to success. Brands such as Alibaba, Google, Kakao, Skype, Spotify, Twitter and YouTube have all been singled out in Red Herring's storied history. The 2018 winners were chosen from thousands of entrants, companies were judged by industry experts, insiders and journalists on a wide variety of criteria including financial performance, innovation, business strategy and market penetration.
"2018's crop of Top 100 winners has been among our most intriguing yet," said Red Herring Chairman Alex Vieux. "What has excited me most is to see so many people forging niches in high-tech and cutting edge sectors," added Vieux. "We believe ELIX Wireless embodies the drive, skill and passion on which tech thrives. ELIX Wireless should be proud of its achievement: the competition was incredibly strong."
By 2020, there are expected to be 10 million autonomous vehicles on the road, but they can't plug themselves in to recharge. ELIX Wireless solves this problem. ELIX Wireless charging solutions are currently being beta tested by some of the leading autonomous, shared, and innovative, eMobility companies in the world.
About ELIX Wireless
ELIX Wireless is a team of passionate innovators who believe that the future of mobility relies on making autonomous vehicles fit seamlessly into our lives and that wireless charging is a key enabler for this. The ELIX Wireless teams in Vancouver and Shanghai are committed to developing low-frequency, scalable wireless transfer systems that make charging simple, effective, and safe. For more information, visit www.elixwireless.com.
About Red Herring
Red Herring is a global media company which unites the world's best high technology innovators, venture investors and business decision makers in a variety of forums: a leading innovation magazine, an online daily technology news service, technology newsletters and major events for technology leaders around the globe. Red Herring provides an insider's access to the global innovation economy, featuring unparalleled insights on the emerging technologies driving the economy.
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