Cambridge, UK, 21st April 2014
Ekioh, best known as the provider of the most widely deployed TV-centric Scalable Vector Graphics engine, wins the Queen’s Award for International Trade having grown overseas earnings by 216% over the last three years. The company was recognised for its unique products, technical excellence and effective business relationships.
“We’re delighted to have been given this prestigious award”, said Piers Wombwell, CEO at Ekioh, “It is a wonderful recognition of the hard work and dedication of everyone here at Ekioh.”
Ekioh’s user interface software is at the heart of many of the world’s fastest growing TV networks. Its efficient design enables operators to deliver visually compelling user interfaces on competitively priced consumer electronic products.
“We’d like to send a heartfelt thanks to all our customers and partners, as it is their successful use of our products which underpins our business growth”, said Stephen Reeder, Commercial Director at Ekioh.
Ekioh was also praised for its considered, long term approach to exporting and, its export expansion from Western Europe, into Asia Pacific, North and South America.
Ekioh designs and develops user interface software for embedded systems. The Ekioh SVG UI Engine delivers fast, responsive user interfaces based on the SVG standard. Ekioh’s partners include ADB, Albis, Amino, Arris, Beenius, Dune, Ericsson, HubTech, HwaCom, Nagravision OpenTV, Motorola Solutions, Sagem, Technotrend, Vestel and Zenterio.
Based in Cambridge, UK, Ekioh (www.ekioh.com) makes it easy to develop compelling user interfaces for consumer devices. The Ekioh team has many years of experience developing user interface software for embedded systems, including JVMs and JavaTV, HTML and SVG.
About Queen’s Awards
Approximately 160 Queen’s Awards have been announced this year for outstanding business achievement in the fields of International Trade, Innovation and Sustainable Development. The awards are made annually by HM The Queen, and are only given for the highest levels of excellence demonstrated in each category.
To find out more about the Queen’s Awards visit www.queensawards.org.uk