CMP Media Announces Best of Show Award Finalists

11 Exhibitors with 14 Consumer End-User Products Vie for Best of Show

Apr 14, 2003

CMP Media LLC (NASDAQ: UNEWY) today announced that 14 products have been selected as finalists for the Best of Show award at the Embedded Systems Conference San Francisco, to be held April 22-26-at the Moscone Convention Center. A prestigious panel of judges, including Lindsey Vereen, editorial director, Embedded Systems Programming, Jim Turley, microprocessor analyst and editor of Silicon-Insider, Daya Nadamuni, principal analyst, Gartner Dataquest, Larry Mittag, contributing editor, Embedded Systems Programming, and Bernie Cole, managing editor, EE Times selected the finalists from a total of 30 entries, all featuring embedded technology in end-user applications. The Best of Show winner will be announced at booth 238 at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23. For more information about each finalist and to view a complete list of all 30 entries, please visit

  Exhibitor Name:  Applied Data Systems
   Booth# 742
  The PAC Mate is a richly featured, easy-to-use full PDA for the blind.

  Exhibitor Name:  Elmic Systems
   Booth# 702

The Vocera Communications System enables instant voice-activated communication among people within a building or campus-like setting.

  Exhibitor Name:  InHand Electronics, Inc.
   Booth#: 2519

HMTM is a small, lightweight robot used for military and security applications.

  Exhibitor Name:  LynuxWorks
   Booth# 1526

Skycam® is a broadcast quality, robotic camera used for major sporting events such as the Summer Olympic Games, U.S. Open, NCAA's Final Four, ESPN's Sunday Night Football, and Super Bowl.

  Exhibitor Name:  Microsoft Corp.
   Booth# 1002

The Exertris Interactive Bike combines the fun and addictive quality of computer games with the health benefits of exercise.

  Exhibitor Name:  MontaVista Software
   Booth# 2210

Wakamaru is the first human-size robot to simulate a family member, a companion, or a house sitter.

  Exhibitor Name:  MontaVista Software
   Booth# 2210

Philips Electronics' new iPronto is an intelligent universal control for the connected home.

  Exhibitor Name:  RM Michaelides Software & Electronics
   Booth# 940

CANview GPRS/GPS/Voice is a CAN to GPRS gateway that uses the TCP/IP protocol for communication via the GSM network. With the handset CANview GPRS also acts as a fully featured cell phone.

  Exhibitor Name:  STMicroelectronics
   Booth# 1614

Essential Realities' P5 Glove is an innovative, glove-like peripheral device that can be used for video games, Web sites, and educational software.

  Exhibitor Name:  Texas Instruments
   Booth# 1314

The Segway Human Transporter (HT) is the first of its kind self-balancing, personal transportation device that's designed to operate in any pedestrian environment.

  Exhibitor Name:  Wind River
   Booth# 718

The Redlake MotionXtra HG-100K is a network based, state of the art camera that is designed for capturing high-speed events in harsh environments.

  Exhibitor Name:  Wind River
   Booth# 718

Xanavi CARWINGS is a unique telematics system that makes innovative car-infotainment and telematics-enabled features accessible to the Japanese mass market.

  Exhibitor Name:  Wind River
   Booth# 718

Magneti Marelli, an international leader in the design and production of high-tech components and systems for the automotive industry, has developed this new integrated navigation, communication and entertainment system, The Nucleo Info Telematico (NIT) for the Maserati Spyder.

  Exhibitor Name:  Xilinx, Inc.
   Booth# 1813

The Gibson Digital Guitar brings the 1930s technology of conventional electric guitars into the Digital Age, opening a virtually unlimited array of musical possibilities for guitarists.

The following exhibiting companies will also display their entries in their respective booths: Accelerated Technology, BSQUARE Corp., Certicom Corp., Echelon Corp., Extended Systems, Lantronix, and Renesas Technology Corp.

About CMP Media LLC

CMP Media LLC ( is a leading integrated media company providing essential information and marketing services to the entire technology spectrum-the builders, sellers and users of technology worldwide. Capitalizing on its editorial strength, CMP is uniquely positioned to offer comprehensive, integrated media solutions tailored to meet the individual needs of marketing professionals. Its diverse products and services include newspapers, magazines, Internet products, research, direct marketing services, education and training, trade shows and conferences, and custom publishing.

CONTACT: Linda Riedman of Fleishman-Hillard for CMP Media LLC, +1-503-402-1442, or


CONTACT: Linda Riedman of Fleishman-Hillard for CMP Media LLC,
+1-503-402-1442, or