ShowStoppers untethers new wireless, mobile products for work, home & play at CTIA press event

GM debuts Cadillac system, Bullitt introduces Caterpillar smartphone

May 29, 2013, 10:05 ET from ShowStoppers

LAS VEGAS, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry leaders, innovators and startups launched new smartphones, touch-based infotainment systems for cars, mobile apps and wireless products for work, home and play to journalists attending ShowStoppers, the press-only showcase event that previewed CTIA 2013, the wireless industry tradeshow and conference.

New products launched at ShowStoppers @ CTIA 2013 included, among many:

  • The public debut by General Motors of a Cadillac ATS streaming video entertainment in the back seat, real-time updates and faster application downloads via 4G LTE connectivity that GM plans to deliver with partner AT&T to all GM vehicles globally beginning in North America in 2014.
  • Bullitt Mobile Ltd., global licensee of Cat phones for Caterpillar Inc., introduced the new Cat B15 smartphone in North America. Powered by Android, the Cat B15 is designed to be the most progressive, durable and rugged device available on the market. Its robust design includes the ability to withstand a 5.9 foot drop and being submerged in up to 3.2 feet of water for 30 minutes. In addition, the 4-inch multi-touch screen can be used with wet fingers and the device is also dustproof and scratch resistant.

For journalists working on deadline, Novatel Wireless sponsored a blogger's lounge powered by the next generation MiFi Liberate, the world's first touch-screen mobile hotspot.

"We have participated in more than 30 ShowStoppers events with our clients over the past 10 years at every major industry conference including CTIA, CES, Mobile World Congress and Consumer Electronics Week in New York each summer," said Lora Friedrichsen, executive vice president with public relations firm Global Results Communications. "Dave and Steve Leon's events are always well-organized, upscale, and draw a high caliber of participating companies, media and analysts. Even as marketing budgets have become more tightly controlled, we always recommend ShowStoppers to client companies and prospects that are looking to connect with the industry's key reporters and analysts. The format promotes intimate and meaningful dialogue and delivers high ROI for a nominal marketing investment."

The innovators breaking ground with new products at ShowStoppers also included Artificial Solutions, Cellebrite, Digital Innovations, Eagle Tech Computers, Escort, Otterbox, P2i, PanaVise Products, Rohde & Schwarz, Seidio, SnapOne, TIP Solutions and Vesta.

Click here for the event press kit with news from the exhibitors powered by ShowStoppers partner Virtual Press Office, or here for the press kit powered by ShowStoppers partner LaunchIt.

Save these dates

The next ShowStoppers event are:

  • ShowStoppers @ CE Week, 26 June 2013 in New York – the official press breakfast of CE Week and the CEA Line Show, the weeklong, citywide event in New York City that includes the Digital Downtown Conference and is organized in association with CEA, Martin Porter Associates and Consumer Technology Publishing Group/NAPCO, publisher of Dealerscope, Custom Retailer and E-Gear Magazines.
  • ShowStoppers @ IFA, 5 Sept. 2013, the official press event at the global tradeshow in Berlin for consumer electronics and home appliances that inspires people and moves markets.

To exhibit and meet the press at ShowStoppers, contact Dave Leon,, +1-845-638-3527.

About ShowStoppers

Now in its 20th year, ShowStoppers is the global leader in producing press and business events spanning the US, Europe and Asia. Each event organizes product introductions, sneak previews and demonstrations for selected journalists, bloggers, industry and financial analysts, venture capitalists and business executives. Industry leaders, innovators and startups exhibit to help generate news coverage and product reviews, make new connections, promote brand, and open new markets.

Steve Leon
+1 512 288 0950

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