Nokia announced the winners of the Nokia Calling All Innovators

4:22 AM Edited by Blony

Forum Nokia today announced during the Mobile World Congress, the winners of the global "Calling All Innovators, a global contest Forum Nokia.

There were over 1,000 developers from around the world in the competition, and among the eleven winners are a company from Argentina, Mobile Ticketing Ticketek, and other Mexican DigitallCS. The list of winners below:

Echo Challenge section, applications that attempt to minimize the environmental impact and promote the reduction of energy consumption and pollution:

Grand Prize: GreenDrive (Israel). Software promotes fuel economy by studying the
use of vehicles and road conditions.
1st Position: TigerMap (China). An
application that makes it easier to choose public transport to get from one
point to another in the city.
2nd position: Ticketek Mobile Ticketing
(Argentina). Application of success for the purchase and sale of tickets, which
for a bar code on the user terminals saves paper and speeds up the clearance and
revenue performances.
Finalist: Green Phone (in India). An application that
maximizes battery life through improvements in device features, such as
lighting, WiFi, Bluetooth, etc..
Technology Showcase section, applications for S40 and S60 phones using Flash Lite, Java, Python, etc. and trying to open consumers' minds about what an application can do on their mobile.

Grand Prize: X Dancery (China). Application type game that looks any MP3 file to
automatically generate a game based on the tempo of each music track.
Position: kReader Mobile (U.S.). Application that allows you to read books with
only recognize the text, digitized with the camera's rolling.
2nd position:
Neuscreen (Thailand). Application that allows you to use the mobile as a virtual
pen simply by connecting it to a TV to access their files and photos.
Finalist: PhotoMap (Germany). This application digitizes and stores a
picture in any map, for later viewing.
Section Emerging Markets, Applications and / or services that improve the daily lives of people in developing countries. Could include solutions for education, health, agriculture or any other application that tries to improve the quality of life of people living in emerging markets:

Grand Prize: Nano Ganesh (India). Solution that operates irrigation pumps
through the mobile.
1st Position: Mpedigree (Ghana). Application that allows
users to authenticate the originality of a drug through an SMS and a code to
prevent counterfeiting.
2nd position: DigitallCS (Mexico). With this
application is given to agricultural cooperatives so they can inspect the
cultivation practices of each member to upload a website to assess statistical
reporting and analysis in the future.
Grand Prize winners of each category received $ 25,000 and will be free distribution of their winning application through a variety of Nokia channels. 1st place winners in each category received $ 10,000, and 2nd place winners, $ 5000.

The next call to the Calling All Innovators contest from Forum Nokia, which affect the March 13, 2009 will be a challenge to developers to create applications that enhance the use of mobile devices in real-world scenarios in the following categories:

Internet Innovation - Ideas for real applications in devices using technologies
that include Nokia Web Runtime, XHTML, CSS, Java Script, AJAX, widgets and other
standards-based Web technologies.
Flash - Defying creative designers and
developers to build applications that extend the capabilities and provide more
benefits to the user using Flash Lite on Nokia S60 devices.
Emerging Markets
- encouraging developers to create applications and services that meet the needs
and improve the daily life of millions of people living in rural and semi-urban
areas around the world.
We will keep updated on these competitions, as for this year there were over 12,000 applicants and many of them Hispanic!