GSMA Innovation City


Experience the future of Mobile technology with GSMA’s Innovation City, Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2016. Enter a real life city setting, and see first-hand how mobile-connected products and services are improving the lives of people at home, in leisure and work.

Do you want to make a real difference to your business, and to society as a whole? If so, visit the GSMA Pavilion to find out how our members are working together on exciting new products, innovation and industry defining initiatives that are changing the mobile landscape.

The GSMA and partners such as Huawei, Akyumen, Intel and DTS will immerse you in the possibilities for businesses and consumers with the power of mobile connectivity. Innovation City brings to life everyday experiences, showcasing the forefront of mobile innovation. 

Join Korea Telecom to explore the connected home of the future, experiencing how mobile technology enhances your everyday life. Walk into a store of the future with NAES and MyFc, and see for yourself how car and automotive are changing with Mobile technology. A visit to Innovation City also includes the chance to get hands on with the latest in IoT in the Innovation Park, including a GSMA led virtual reality experience.

Don’t miss your chance to be part of Innovation City, Hall N3.

Akyumen Technologies Corp, (“Akyumen”) was established to launch a highly disruptive technology to bring about a shift in the mobile industry by converging technologies to give consumers an enhanced mobile solution for entertainment, education, business and sharing mobile activities with friends, family or business associates.
Our technologies bring in convergence of all the facets of human communication into one device and push for the highest standards of quality using advanced and easy to use solutions for today’s market. We believe our technology will improve the quality of communication and interaction which will deliver a significant change to the consumer’s lifestyle.

Since 1993, DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI) has been dedicated to making the world sound better. Through its pioneering audio solutions for mobile devices, home theater systems, cinema and beyond, DTS provides incredibly high-quality, immersive and engaging audio experiences to listeners everywhere. DTS technology is integrated in more than two billion devices globally, and the world’s leading video and music streaming services are increasingly choosing DTS to deliver premium sound to their listeners’ network-connected devices.

Smartphone manufacturer Hangar 18 NOA will showcase its line of feature-rich, affordable premium smartphones aimed at teenagers and young adults, including its latest product, the NOA H4se smartphone. Hangar 18 NOA takes features present in top-line products such as bigger screens, fast charging and water resistance and makes them accessible to everyone.


Huawei is a global leader of ICT solutions. Continuously innovating based on customer needs, Huawei is committed to enhancing customer experiences and creating maximum value for telecom carriers, enterprises, and consumers. Huawei’s telecom network equipment, IT products and solutions, and smart devices are used in 170 countries and regions.


InstaBatt, part of the NAES Group Consumer Electronic division, will demonstrate its innovative, portable power solution which is also one of the smallest and thinnest available on the market. It stores the right amount of energy to keep smartphones alive on the move.

MyFC develops portable, eco-friendly fuel cell chargers for mobile devices. They will demonstrate the world’s smallest portable fuel cell charger called the JAQ™, which creates its own electricity with a slim, recyclable single-use power card, based on water and salt.

nubia, a leading smartphone maker, will showcase its premium devices designed for users to experience richer and more vibrant lives. The brand is known for its innovative smartphone features as well as advanced photography functions.

OPPO is a global electronics and technology service provider that delivers the latest and most exquisite mobile electronic devices in over 20 countries, including the United States, China, Australia and many countries throughout Europe, Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Middle East and Africa. OPPO is dedicated to delivering customers with the most extraordinary mobile experience through meticulous designs and smart technology.

With its three world-renowned brands, Peugeot, Citroën and DS, PSA Group sold 3 million vehicles worldwide in 2015. The second largest carmaker in Europe, PSA Group recorded sales and revenue of €54 billion in 2015. PSA has recently launched its Group’s new strategic plan to meet customers’ mobility needs by anticipating changes in car usage patterns. Driven by evolving customer expectations, the plan will transform the company in order to unleash its full potential.

KT represents the biggest telecom company in Korea. Through 2016 MWC, KT will show its capabilities as a Global 5G Leader, through a various range of services including smart cars, fintechs, drones and O2Os.
These are services which will lead the world into a fourth industrial revolution, stretching over land, sea, air, and space.

Thinfilm NFC SpeedTapTM
Connect everyday objects to the Internet of Everything with Thinfilm NFC SpeedTap. Thinfilm NFC SpeedTap paves the way for affordable item-level intelligence using proprietary printed electronics technology and Near Field Communications (NFC). NFC SpeedTap allows NFC-smartphones to communicate with everyday objects containing an NFC SpeedTap tag – giving physical products a digital identity.

Thinfilm NFC OpenSenseTM
Thinfilm NFC OpenSense creates a connected “smart package” using printed sensor tags and a smartphone’s Near Field Communications (NFC) capabilities. The smart tag knows when a container or bottle is sealed or open helping to detect product diversion, counterfeiting, and unauthorized refills. Thinfilm NFC OpenSense is also able to deliver dynamic and relevant content based on the opened status. You can reach your customers in the store, at home, or on the go.

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