January 05, 2016

6 Startups Join IDEA Showcase to Pitch the Latest Technologies to a Live Audience


Companies to present new solutions from Telehealth to e-commerce, smart lighting, Retail Mobile Marketing, WebRTC.

Norwalk, Conn. – January 5, 2016 – TMC today announced Carenection, DreamScreen,, mSmart, Rovy and VoiceBase will join the IDEA Showcase held on Wed., Jan. 27, 2016 at the Greater Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The event will celebrate Innovation, Disruption, Evolution and Acceleration by providing new companies the opportunity to take center stage to present their ideas and business plans. IDEA Showcase is a part of ITEXPO, the only event dedicated to communications solutions for the enterprise mid-market, resellers and service providers, taking place January 25-28, 2016.

IDEA Showcase provides a forum for companies to cut through the industry clutter and pitch their ideas to a panel of judges and an audience full of industry experts, media, investors and end users. Exciting new companies will continue to be added to the program but here is a look at the latest to join:

Carenection will present the most widely utilized telehealth network in the country, delivering over 40,000 encounters per month via thousands of video endpoints to hundreds of hospitals nationwide.

DreamScreen will present a responsive television backlighting system that analyzes any HDMI source. DreamScreen is designed to work with any HDMI television and is the first of its kind, worldwide. The lighting effect makes your TV bigger, brighter and even easier on your eyes. will present a WebRTC based smart self-service PX for small businesses that anyone can setup in 3 minutes and start using. Calls are enhanced and routed based on data in the public cloud.

mSmart will present its SMA®TMART Direct Market Advertising Service, a product altered to provide a whole new way of Text Message Marketing without gathering phone numbers or personal data. Additionally, neither legacy cellular networks nor the Internet is needed. They are now developing a service to provide SMS MMS messages to prospects on site and up to a couple of miles in diameter from your location.

Rovy will present a unique voice interface platform for mobile e-commerce applications to engage customers with the brand, provide shopping convenience and increase purchase conversion rates.

VoiceBase will present predictive Insights which leverages its "best in class" speech recognition and machine learning technology, to enable automatic call scoring and business process automation.

“These companies are developing some of the most unique and cutting-edge technologies the market has seen and we’re thrilled to welcome them to IDEA Showcase at ITEXPO,” said Rich Tehrani, TMC CEO and conference chairman. “The competition will be fierce and we can’t wait to see which pitch ends up on top”

ITEXPO is supported by Diamond Sponsor: Digium; Platinum Sponsors: 888VoIP, Content Boost, Fiber Mountain, Grandstream, NETXUSA, Sangoma Technologies, Sansay, Windstream, Yealink; Gold Sponsors: ABP Tech, Netsapiens, Snom, Taqua, Vitelity, Vodia Networks, Voxbone and WorkMarket.

Registration for IDEA Showcase is also now open, contact Frank Coppola at 203-852-6800 x131 for more information. For media inquiries, contactJennifer Terentiuk.

Companies interested in exhibiting, sponsorship or advertising packages for IDEA Showcase should contact TMC's Maureen Gambino, 203-852-6800 x109, or TMC’s Joe Fabiano, 203-852-6800 x132.

For the latest IDEA Showcase news, updates and information, follow the event on Twitter at @ITEXPO.

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Marketing Director for Events
203-852-6800 x 125

Edited by Stefania Viscusi

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