Tobii Technology Awarded the SIME Grand Prize 2010

Tobii Technology was awarded the prestigious SIME Grand Prize 2010. SIME, northern Europe’s largest Internet and digital business opportunity event, handed out the SIME prizes on Thursday evening, November 18, 2010.

Tobii Technology was the jury’s overall favorite and received the Grand Prize for being the company with the most innovative technology concept or online consumer offering. Tobii’s ability to show impressive year-to-year growth and its strong potential to become an extremely large corporation were also instrumental in convincing the judges.

Sven Chetkovich, CFO at Tobii Technology, participated in the event and commented,

“The SIME Awards originated in 1996 and are today a prominent influence in the world of IT, Internet and technology. Last year’s Grand Prize went to Apple iPhone, and other high-achieving companies like Spotify and MySQL have been recognized for their achievements. It is therefore a tremendous honor for us at Tobii to receive this award.”

SIME Awards salute those entrepreneurs and companies in the Internet industry who demonstrate exceptional innovativeness and growth. The jury has selected companies that can be sound role models and sources of inspiration for other Nordic online businesses.

Tobii cinched third place in the category Rising Star of the North in 2009.

About SIME

SIME is northern Europe’s largest conference about the Internet and digital opportunities, organizing events in Helsinki, Stockholm, Barcelona, and, for the first time, in San Francisco.  SIME brings together top executives, marketing professionals, aficionados and members of the press. SIME is about how digital opportunities can convert to new business, a better world and a lot of fun.

Read more about the SIME Awards and this year’s winners.

For more information, please contact:
Sven Chetkovich, CFO, Tobii Technology
Mobile: +46 (0)70 558 39 19

Sara Hyléen, Corporate Marketing Manager, Tobii Technology
Mobile: +46 (0)709-16 16 41

About Us

Tobii is the global leader in eye tracking. Our vision is a world where all technology works in harmony with natural human behavior. Tobii operates through three business units: Tobii Dynavox makes specially designed computers that are controlled by eye movement or touch screens for use by people with special needs due to spinal cord injuries, CP, ALS or other medical conditions. Tobii Pro develops and sells eye-tracking equipment and services used today by more than 3,000 companies and 2,000 research institutions, including all of the world’s 50 highest ranked universities. Tobii Tech further develops Tobii’s technology for new volume markets, such as computer games, personal computers, virtual reality and smartphones. Tobii is headquartered in Sweden and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (TOBII). The group has about 1,000 employees. For more information, please visit www.tobii.com.

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