When the doctor is in your smartphone

The mobile health (mHealth) market is expected to grow 20 per cent annually over the next three to five years. In the last three years, a new world of mobile medical applications has flourished. Currently, there are over 14.000 apps classified as health related across the app stores.

In this context, AppCircus on health at MEDICA will be arriving in Düsseldorf on November 22nd for the second time, giving developers the chance to showcase their apps at the world’s biggest travelling app showcase. The deadline for app submission is September 25th.

2012’s edition got more than 200 attendees, 9 finalists out of 37 participating apps from all over the world that competed to be the most successful app in the health ecosystem.

AppCircus on health at MEDICA is open and free to developers, startups and any organization with apps on any platform, giving a great chance to present their apps live on stage. Amongst the 10 apps selected to pitch on stage, an international jury will select one winner, who will be invited to present in MEDICA WORLD AMERICA’s (Houston, TX, April 28-30, 2014) and get an opportunity to be nominated for the Mobile Premier Awards 2014, to be held in Barcelona during the Mobile World Congress 2014.

AppCircus will give participating apps the visibility they need to succeed in the mobile tech ecosystem. Show the world what your app is about!

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Winner of AppCircus in Sao Paulo

Meet now the latest AppCircus winner, Incredible Circus an app made in Brasil!

On Wednesday December 14th we stopped in Sao Paulo to portrait the local ecosystem of apps.

Incredible Circus is a blast through cannons on 32 levels as a bodysuited daredevil. Use elastic bands and trampolines to jump above obstacles or through fire rings, remembering to avoid falling and cracking your helmet!

This lucky winner the winner has received a nomination for the Mobile Premier Awards, to be held in Barcelona during the Mobile World Congress 2012.

The runner-up is Thumba Photo!

Thumba Photo Editor comes with more than 70 high-quality adjustments and effects, all very easy to use and can be applied many times you want in photos of any size. Zoom and comparison with the original photo tools are easily accessible.

We’d like to thank all the participants, jury members, local organizers and audience who came to join the best showcase of apps!

And of course, thanks to the sponsors who supported this special event.

And our Media Partner: 

Thank you all, we hope to see you again very soon!

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AppCircus Academy in Madrid winner

Yesterday it was a very special day for all of us: we celebrated the first AppCircus Academy in Madrid, held at the Universidad Carlos lll de Madrid.

Half intensive day of presentations, workshops and the AppCircus Competition!

The winner of the best aplication showcase was the app Feebbo:

This app lets users win money participating in market research from companies. It´s a fast way to get answer from users that let companies get enough information to create goods, take decisions or promos as costumer wants.

They have won a nomination to pitch their app at the Mobile Premier Awards held in Barcelona during the Mobile World Congress and thanks to Nokia, the latest Nokia Lumia Smartphone. Congratulations!

We had also a special mention to Wymob, the second best app of the event:

Wymob is the best way to move, optimize your time, be located all the time, keep in touch with your friends, report incidents… Anticipates jams, calculate your route, find your friends, tell your friends where you are exactly and much more..

Nokia also offered to this amazing app a new smartphone!

We want to thank all the participants, jury members, audience and contestants who were part of this show!

Also a big “thank you” to the sponsors who helped making this special event becoming a reality, to our coolest moderator and the organizers and the Universidad Carlos lll de Madrid for embracing the project!

We really hope to see you soon!

AppCircus Academy has the support of:

NokiaBlueviaIntel AppUp

Microsoft

Jury members of AppCircus in Sao Paulo

Meet the professionals that will compose the jury of AppCircus in Sao Paulo!

Remember that AppCircus is coming to Brasil on December 14th at Microsoft Auditorium.

Jose Lecy Costa – New Technologies and Innovation Senior Manager in Telefonica | Vivo

Marcos Bonas Simoes Mathias – New Technologies and Innovation Consultant in Telefonica | Vivo

Silvia Valadares – Startup Community Lead at Microsoft Brazil.

Vanessa Calil – Developer Marketing Manager for Latin America at Nokia.

José Luciano do Vale – Director of Business Development and Lead of the Qualcomm Internet Services Division in the Southern Cone.

Bob Wollheim – Entrepreneur, CEO of Appies.co and Venture Corp at Endeavor.

Renato Arradi – Senior Product Marketing Manager at Motorola Brazil.

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Winner of AppCircus Online Competition -2nd week!-

Meet our second winner of the AppCircus Online Competition!

As you know, we have launched a weekly Online Competition: besides the classic on stage AppCircus showcase, now you can give to your app the visibility it needs by submitting it to our virtual contest. Then you just need to get as many votes as possible, you can even tell your pals to vote for your application. The app with more votes can make it to the Mobile Premier Awards!

Every week, the AppCircus community selects a winner by popular vote. We have integrated the voting process with Twitter to make it easier for you to share the message with your peers and get as many votes for your app as possible. How does it work? Easy: submit your app to the online competition and start voting!

Meet “Bear Care“, our latest winner!

Bear Care is an augmented reality action game, in which you have to protect your beloved helpless Teddy Bear.

You can also cuddle your bear to keep him happy.

The fun part is that it takes place in a real environment, which is blended with lively and playful 3D bears.


Remember you have a chance to win a Nomination to the Mobile Premier Awards, and that is quite priceless!

Everyone with an app can participate and if you don’t win this week, just submit again next week. Make sure all of your friends vote for your app from here!

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Winner of AppCircus in Moscow

We have another winner! AppCircus in Moscow was inspiring and dynamic, we hope to come back very soon!

AppCircus became a part of Mobile Developer Day Russia and the final part of its daily agenda. Mobile Developer Day Russia is a day in December when most of mobile developers gather in Moscow, discuss and share their experience. This year the event was represented by all major studios, companies and vendors.

CoinKeeper is the latest app with a nomination to pitch at the Mobile Premier Awards 2012 in Barcelona! Check this great app:

CoinKeeper helps managing personal finances like hundreds of other apps but makes it innovative and different. It’s visual and clear – all budgets (income & expenses) and current accounts are located on one screen, organized in beautiful trays. It’s easy to use and fun in the area which is the most boring for users – adding new transactions.

The second place (and definitely people’s choice) went to Baby DJ:

A group of authors with more than 20 years of experience in DJ-ing has created a unique application for DJ’s as young as 1 year old. Now every kid can easily become a king or queen of the dance floor all being made possible by this incredible application!

Thank you organizers, audience and all the developers who joined the best showcase of apps! It was the perfect excuse to bring together the regional mobile app ecosystem!

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Selected apps to pitch at AppCircus in Sao Paulo

AppCircus is coming to São Paulo on December 14th, at Microsoft Auditorium (Av Nações Unidas 12.901 – Centro de Convenções Nações Unidas (CENU) – Torre Norte 31º Andar – Brooklyn – São Paulo – SP), starting at 6:30pm, this time partnering with Innoveur.

The best showcase of apps is open to developers, platforms, media, investors and general audience to participate. AppCircus will give you the visibilty your app needs to succeed in the mobile tech ecosystem. Tell the world what’s your app about!

Amongst the 10 apps selected to pitch on stage, the winner will receive a nomination for the Mobile Premier Awards, to be held in Barcelona during the Mobile World Congress 2012.

Meet the lucky apps!:

FourLater: Announce where your next checkin will be so your friends can join you, comment, and get notifications when it’s almost time to be there. Still only a functional prototype!
MeuCarrinho: MeuCarrinho is a grocery shopping assistant. It is the best way to manage your shopping lists and have them always in hand! A very well designed and intuitive tool which is available both for smartphones and for web.
Car Locator:
Where is your car now? Car Locator will help you! With the purpose of provide the best possible user experience with an intuitive interface, the Car Locator easily record position of the car, take a photo and maps the quickest route to get to the car.
O Mundo vs. Danilo Gentili: is a game first released for iPad, developed for the famous brazilian comedian Danilo Gentili, in one of his favorite styles: Tower Defense.
Go-Go-Goat! The Best Free Game: Hop your way to the top with the cutest, funniest and most addictive jumping game to ever hit the Android Market!
Gabaritar: Tool for Exams The world of exams requires students not only dedication. Discipline and the right strategies are essential to optimize the time devoted to study and improve the efficiency of learning.
The Incredible Circus: Blast through cannons on 32 levels as a bodysuited daredevil. Use elastic bands and trampolines to jump above obstacles or through fire rings, remembering to avoid falling and cracking your helmet.
Runaway Groom: Are you getting married, considering it, or know someone who is? Frightening isn’t it? Well, here’s your chance to try and escape the clutches of wedlock and pass the time while you have some second thoughts.
runens: Do you want to run a marathon for the first time, what should you do? Hiring a coach is the way to go, but you need to take the best out of this experience. We can help you out!
Thumba Photo Editor: Is the most complete editor for your photos in Windows Phone 7. It has more than 70 high-quality adjustments and effects, all very easy to use and can be applied many times you want in photos of any size.
SOS Life: Medical ID cards is a great and important way of making sure that a citizen has, in case of medical emergency, all his personal medical status, history and other valuable information available immediately at anytime and anywhere.
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Selected apps in AppCircus Lisbon

Meet the top selected apps that will present in AppCircus Lisbon. This special edition will take place on December 16th at Vodafone Portugal HeadquartersParque das Nações, and it’s powered by Vodafone App Factory and Nokia Developer.

But remember that if you are not part of the list you still have a great chance to be part of the AppCircus showcase.

We just launched the Online Competition, a contest where everyweek the AppCircus community votes for their favourite app.

Don’t miss the chance, tell your friends to help you gain a spot at the MPA by voting your app right now!

Congrats to all the selected developers!

Mechanical Pomodoro: The Amazing Mechanical Pomodoro is an app for the iPhone and iPod Touch that helps you implement the Pomodoro Technique™ for increasing productivity.
Handout Wikipedia Mobile*Navigator: You won’y find an easier way to search, read and navigate through Wikipedia on your smartphone
HotZnow: HotZnow allows you to easily find your friends, fantastic places, great parties, special offers and lots of other benefits and prizes.
Portugal by: The vision of a country, the scenes, the environment and its culture seen by the eyes of selected photographers is the main subject of Portugalby, with selected information to improve your Portugal experience.
My Magic Songs: My Magic Songs is an interactive application for children with songs that sing their name and where they become the main characters of the games that accompany the songs.
Mobizy: Work from anywhere. Be productive on the go. MOBIZY powers today’s mobile enterprises with solutions for all kinds of businesses.
StringZ-HD: Z” is a curious single-toothed little blue alien that got trapped in a spacial wreck while exploring his galaxy. Now you have to guide him back to his spaceship by drawing the correct string on the screen.
Baby Feed – Baby Agenda: BabyFeed is an app for your smartphone that helps you, with keeping track of the daily activities of your babies, remembering the time to feed, when to give medicines or with keeping of baby measurement records.
Vizati: Vizati is a new and exciting puzzle game that will put your mind into test. Julie and Ben have discovered a strange and magical cube.
ITJobs WP7: Access all job offers, courses and event. Be notified of new offers!
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Jurado de AppCircus – AppCircus Academy Madrid

Te presentamos a los profesionales de la industria móvil que conformarán el jurado del concurso AppCircus en AppCircus Academy de Madrid el día 13 de diciembre.

Como ya sabes, dentro de la jornada AppCircus Academy en Madrid, hemos programado una edición del concurso itinerante de apps. A partir de las 12h30 podrás ver en el escenario de la Universidad Carlos lll de Madrid las 10 mejores apps seleccionadas. El ganador recibirá una nominación para presentar la suya en los Mobile Premier Awards de Barcelona durante el MWC!

Para venir como espectador sólo tienes que registrarte aquí, y además puedes registrarte para los workshops de tecnología móvil que más te gusten. Son gratis!

Aquí puedes conocer los miembros el jurado de AppCircus en AppCircus Academy – Madrid:

Hernán Alijo – Marketing & Community Manager Intel AppUp Developer Program en España y LAR. Anteriormente ha trabajado de Channel Manager en MSN Video Latino América, ha sido partner de Linx Comunicación y también proveedor de contenidos en Datapress Multimedia en ZDNet.

Oscar Gutiérrez – Responsable de desarrolladores, Iberia. Oscar tiene una larga trayectoria en la industria móvil con más de 8 años de experiencia. A día de hoy lidera en Nokia el contacto con desarrolladores en España y Portugal. Es responsable de la comunicación entre Nokia y los desarrolladores de aplicaciones móviles, y actúa como punto principal de contacto para todo tipo de empresas y desarrolladores independientes proporcionándoles soporte y visibilidad técnica sobre las plataformas que Nokia ofrece a los desarrolladores.

José Rodríguez Pérez – Ingeniero de Telecomunicación por la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, es actualmente Product Manager dentro de la plataforma de desarrolladores de BlueVia, responsable del API de micropagos. Durante los últimos 4 años ha trabajado en proyectos de desarrollo e innovación en Telefonica I+D, Telefonica S.A. y actualmente en Telefonica Digital.

Merijn de Boer – Editor en Softonic. Ha trabajado como tester de sofware, realizando revisiones a las nuevas releases y entre 2008 y 2010 ha escrito 2 libros, uno de ellos como colaborador con otro autor.

Isabel Gómez Miragaya – Isabel ha trabajado en Microsoft durante los últimos 12 años en varias áreas: soporte técnico, “evangelismo” tecnológico y consultora y responsable de desarrollo de negocio para fabricantes de Software. Actualmente es responsable del ecosistema de aplicaciones y juegos para Windows Phone en Microsoft Ibérica. Su labor consiste principalmente en asesorar y guiar a fabricantes de software en el desarrollo de aplicaciones y juegos para Windows Phone, y en crear y fomentar un ecosistema saludable y vibrante de desarrollo de aplicaciones y juegos para Windows Phone en España; definiendo programas de formación, ayudas y recursos, iniciativas diferentes de promoción de aplicaciones,etc…

Nos vemos el martes 13 de diciembre en AppCircus Academy!

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