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Nytec Wins Gold IoT Innovator Award for Best Commercial & Industrial Hardware Design for Hospitality

September 28, 2018

KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nytec, a design, engineering, and manufacturing firm that provides end-to-end solutions to make on-demand consumer lifestyle products a reality, today announced it has been named the recipient of IoT Innovator’s 2018 Gold Award for their strategic role in creating and implementing an entirely new shipboard Internet of Things (IoT) experience for Carnival Corporation.

Nytec invented new technologies, designed new platforms, and manufactured the advanced wearable Ocean Medallion devices that Carnival gives to guests on their “Cities at Sea” cruises. A close partnership with the key stakeholders, all the way from concept to creation, allowed Nytec to deliver a revolutionary innovation which is the first of its kind in the vacation industry.

“It is an honor to receive this award from IoT Innovator for Nytec’s role in creating the most advanced IoT system in the world,” said Richard Lerz, CEO, Nytec. “Nytec is known for translating complex problems into compelling, simple solutions that deliver the ultimate user experience.”

”We applied a rigorous creative process that involved Design, Engineering, and Business leaders to arrive at this innovative IoT system that will revolutionize how guests experience their cruise,” said Nytec, Vice President Product Innovation and Managing Director Connected Experiences, Vincent Ball.

“When we were tasked with creating a wearable device that enabled a frictionless guest experience, we invented an entirely new radio system that enabled unpresented flexibly in how the guest wears and uses this personalized IoT device,” Ball added.

“Our 2018 finalists and winners are continuously raising the bar when it comes to connecting billions of devices in a truly transformative way,” said Kim Kay, editor-in-chief of IoT Innovator. “We applaud this year’s winners, who are doing so much more than just connecting things; they’re effectively enabling users to make informed, data-driven decisions about the valuable resources we share across communities.”

About Nytec, Inc. Nytec is an award-winning, integrated consulting firm with over 40 years of proven success turning ideas into real, first-of-a-kind, lifestyle technology products for tier-one global and Fortune 500 companies. Focused on hospitality, IoT, oil and gas, smart cities and wearable technologies, Nytec’s world-class designers, engineers, and manufacturing experts specialize in translating complex problems, anchored around delivering the ultimate user experience into compelling, simple solutions that span hardware, software and services.  With offices around the world, Nytec teams work seamlessly with a vast portfolio of trusted manufacturing partners, to ensure every detail is refined, from start-to-finish, creating exceptional design, execution, and quality.  Nytec’s integrated end-to-end management approach delivers the right product, with the right experience, at the right time. For more information please visit http://www.Nytec.com or call +1.425.968.5715.

About the IoT Innovator AwardIoT Innovator Awards unearth and recognize the best of Internet of Things businesses and products across the globe.

Media Contact: Heidi Groshelle for Nytec, Inc.Groshelle Communications415.307.1380 heidi@groshelle.com

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