3LG Lotus Elite
5Sanyon Innuendo by Kyocera
This service works on numerous devices, and many of them were displayed at the conference. DeCarta’s main features include an off-board map and POI data fetched from the network, providing the most up-to-date information possible, as well as turn-by-turn voice guidance with announcements of street names and road signs.
7New from Bluetooth
This San Francisco-based company had possibly the most original name at the show. Boopsie is a custom mobile application builder that can create enterprise-level apps—most often within a matter of weeks. Boopsie, led by founder and CEO Greg Carpenter (second from left), built and ran a special app for the CTIA show itself.
9Connected Ford Explorer
10HP Connected Printer
Hewlett-Packard isn’t well-known for a lot of mobile devices, but it is making a huge push to create a mobile printing network with partners Hilton, RIM and FedEx Office. These new printers have minds of their own; documents can be sent to them and prints made on the fly using the growing network and a BlackBerry.
13Samsung Galaxy Gets Gold
14CTIA R&R Spot
15The Big Green M Guy
Motorola’s gigantic “robot” hovered over the lobby at CTIA—a can’t-miss personality.