On February 24th the Mobile Premier Awards will showcase 21 of the most innovative apps of the global Appcircus competitions 2013. Now in it's eighth consecutive year, the MPAs have a proven track record of identifying early innovation and attracting the movers and shakers of the app industry during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. As this is the biggest award showcase in the mobile industry, it is the perfect meeting point for app developers, startups and industry experts to connect and interact with each other.
Professional companies and freelance app developers have been competing for appcircus events who were held over several countries in Latin America, Europe, the African continent and various cities in The United States. Out of all these winners, a professional jury has selected 21 finalists. These apps not only reflect the evolution of app technology across different platforms, they also represent various solutions to bigger or smaller needs in areas like healthcare, interactive gaming, urban transport, social media and lifestyle.
At the event 21 finalists will get on stage to pitch their creations in front of a live audience and an international jury of industry experts. They can obtain 3 awards: The Best App Award, The Big Impact Award and The Audience Award. All this is taking place in the beautiful Sala Apolo (Calle Nou de la Rambla, 113) in Barcelona, the capital of the mobile world.
The finalists are andara, a mobile performance management app you can use for iPad and iPhone; Social Diabetes, a real-time self-management system for people with diabetes; Sparkvue, a groundbreaking Physics and Life Sciences education application; Kinderkribbe, a mobile application that enables nurseries to quickly share all the children’s activities with their parents; Samplr, an electronic music sampler for Ipad and Moovit, a crowdsourced public transport app.
Next on the list are CityShopper, a personal shopping mobile platform; WaiterApp, an app to order and pay online in a restaurant or bar; Paganza, a mobile application that helps you scan your bills and pay online and mSchool, a crowdsourced app where people can report sanitation problems in schools and have them fixed by local plumbers.
Furthermore there’s Blindoo, an app that visually impaired users can connect to your glasses and will transform text and picture into speech; iSignIT-app, a free sign language learning app; Nott Won't to sleep, an interactive bedtime story app for children and their parents; Splyce, an automated dj mixing application with BPM count and customizable effects; Mis reuniones, an application to schedule and organize your meetings and Fetch - Apps You'll Love, an app that keeps you up to date with the newest apps of your liking.
To complete the list, there’s Stylez App, with this app people can choose their new hairstyle and which salons are nearby; HASH, a communication app that focuses on privacy by using self destructing messages; Taarifa, a platform to support geographically based citizen interaction around public services; Jaqard, a visual fashion app to share styling ideas, and Axel's Chain Reaction, an interactive book app with kinetic art for children with special needs.
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