Meet the 2013 enterprise superstars

Companies selling to consumers can become household names, but those with products for business don’t always get that level of recognition. We’ve picked out the stars of the enterprise space this year.

With Jawbone Era, your headset becomes a motion-sensitive computer

Jawbone, the maker of the Jawbone headset, is launching a ground-breaking new Bluetooth headset today. It’s called Era, and it has built-in motion-sensing, high-definition audio quality, and multiple processors. The company (formerly Aliph) is also turning the Jawbone headset into a connected app platform whose features can be updated over time. It also provides caller identification by verbally telling you the name of who is calling you.

Jawbone headset company raises $5M

Aliph, a San Francisco company that makes the Jawbone line of headsets for mobile phones, boasting noise cancellation technology tested in battlefield conditions, has raised more than $5 million in funding from Khosla Ventures, according to GigaOm.