[GSDI Technical] Google announces Android Developer Challenge winners - An Open Handset Alliance Project
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Mon Sep 1 07:43:49 EDT 2008
Google announces Android Developer Challenge winners
The final phase of Android Developer Challenge I now is complete. Out of 50 teams of finalists, 10 teams received a $275,000 award each and 10 teams received a $100,000 award each. Quite a few of the winners and finalists proposed ideas to location-based technologies. For example:
$275,000 Award Recipients
cab4me: Ever been looking for a cab? cab4me is the answer. Anywhere. Anytime.
$100,000 Award Recipients
PebbleBox - A location-based information exchange and sharing application, allowing people to collect and distribute various geo-related information through mobile phones.
Pocket Journey: Pocket Journey turns your mobile phone into a personal tour guide by connecting you to location-specific multimedia created by a community of the most professional tour guides and storytellers worldwide.
Em-Radar - Em-Radar keeps you informed of severe weather and emergencies near your location. Its Em-Beacon feature helps you stay connected to your family and friends in an emergency.
FreeFamilyWatch.com: Free location-based services helping family to navigate safety risks in daily living through real-time and risk-preventing measures against crimes, environmental health hazards and distressing emergencies.
iMap Mobile™: iMap Mobile™ builds on WDT's iMap Weather™ multimedia weather platform to provide radar images, lightning strikes, conditions and forecasts at your location and locations you choose.
The Weather Channel for Android: The Weather Channel for Android is a fully customizable weather application catering to both weekend planners and serious weather enthusiasts alike.
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