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Following on from our recent announcement of the Vodafone Foundation Smart Accessibility Awards winners we are also delighted to announce the winners of the inaugural Vodafone App Star Challenge! The international challenge included top winners from six countries across the Middle East and Africa, who were unveiled at Vodacom World in Midrand earlier this month.
Participating countries included Egypt, Kenya, Lesotho, Qatar, Tanzania and South Africa who competed in the finals held in South Africa. While the App Star challenge has been held independently in some of these countries in the past, this is the first international challenge that brings ...
Last night we were delighted to announce the winners of the 2012 Vodafone Foundation Smart Accessibility Awards. A €200,000 prize fund for the best Android apps to assist those with disabilities and the elderly has been shared between four winners. At the awards ceremony in Brussels last night, a keynote speech was delivered by Viviane Reding, Vice-President of the European Commission, responsible for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship.
The competition opened in May and after a number of judging rounds the final four winners were decided by a panel consisting of representatives from Vodafone Foundation, Vodafone Group Services Limited ...
This year we’ve been delighted by the amount of competition entries, and impressed by the quality and innovation of them.
Our specialist first round Judges from AGE and EDF have now completed the first round of judging and we have our final 12 entrants that will be competing in the finals.
To view the 12 Apps that will be in the finals, please click here: http://developer.vodafone.com/smartaccess2012/saa-2012-finalist/
Thank you again to all the entrants for all their submissions and be sure to keep an eye on the site for updates and to see who the ...
There is just a month left to enter the Vodafone Foundation Smart Accessibility Awards and be in with a chance to win a share of a €200,000 prize fund for the best smartphone app to help older people and people with disabilities.
The competition, now in its second year, will close to new entries on Monday, 15 October 2012 and culminate in an award ceremony in early December at which four winners will each be presented with a cheque for €50,000. The four award categories include: social participation; independent living; mobility and wellbeing. Entries should be submitted to ...
In support of the Vodafone Smart Accessibility Awards, Vodafone, Mobile Monday, in conjunction with NDRC Inventorium have partnered with the NCBI Centre for Inclusive Technology and the Irish Internet Association (IIA) to run a two-day workshop 21-22 August from 12:00 - 18:00h to stimulate the generation of smartphone app ideas to submit to the competition for a share of €200k worth of prize money.
The two-day workshop will explore the challenges, problems and commercial opportunities that exist for developers and entrepreneurs when building smartphone applications that consider the needs of this significant demographic.
For more information about the Dublin ...
Are you bursting with ideas for the latest and greatest mobile app? Do you just need an opportunity to build & showcase your idea to the world's leading operator and reach out to millions of customers across several countries!
Then don’t delay, here is just that opportunity! An opportunity for all technology professionals – Software Developers, Software Architects or students - working and residing in Egypt, Lesotho, South Africa, Qatar & Tanzania to put forth your ideas, build that wonderful app and prove your mettle.
"AppStar" is a unique mobile app contest where you get to showcase your talent by building, uploading ...
Following on from the great success of last year's competition the Vodafone Foundation has today launched the Smart Accessibility Awards, 2012. The competition calls for developers across Europe to design smartphone applications which take into consideration the needs of older people and people with disabilities.
The Smart Accessibility Awards are part of the Vodafone Foundation’s ‘Mobile for Good’ programme which supports initiatives around the world which use mobile technology to drive positive social change. This year, the Vodafone Spain Foundation is running the pan-European competition, and will host the final in early December.
The awards are supported and ...
The GSMA Smarter App Challenge, launched at Mobile World Congress 2012, encourages developers to create mobile applications that are more user and network friendly. The Smarter App Challenge as a vehicle to drive readership and acceptance of the new GSMA Developer Guidelines aimed at optimizing battery life and reducing judicious use of mobile network resources. Backed by mobile operators including Vodafone, Bharti Airtel, KT Corporation, NTT DOCOMO, Orange, Rogers Communications, Telecom Italia, TeliaSonera, Verizon Wireless and VimpelCom, this initiative is open to all GSMA members to support.
The Challenge Grand Prize is $10,000 and the overall winner will be ...
Last night we were delighted to announce the winners of the inaugural Vodafone Foundation Smart Accessibility Awards at a ceremony attended by the European Commissioner for Digital Agenda Neelie Kroes and Vodafone Group Chief Executive Vittorio Colao.
See the winners video here - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K59FziRk0bU
The competition opened in June and after a number of judging rounds the final four winners were decided by a panel consisting of representatives from Vodafone Foundation, Vodafone Group Services Limited, Guardian Media Group plc the European Disability Forum and AGE Platform Europe.
The mobile internet is central to the daily ...
Are you looking to enter the Vodafone Foundation Smart Accessibility Awards? Then don’t delay, entry closes on the 15th October. This leaves you just 3 days to finalise and submit your app!
PLEASE NOTE: We have noticed a bug which is resulting in uploads timing out after 2 minutes. If you are not able to complete your upload within that time, please reply to this mail, attaching your .apk file in zipped format along with the name of your app as well as company name, and we will confirm with you once your entry has been finalised. Apologies for ...
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