Congrats to Winners of the Android Developer Challenge I

August 29, 2008
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Google officially announced the winners of Android Developer Challenge.  Out of 50 teams of finalists, 10 teams received a $275,000 award each and 10 teams received a $100,000 award each.  Congratulations to everyone.

$275,000 Award Recipients

cab4me
Konrad Huebner, Henning Boeger

Ever been looking for a cab? cab4me is the answer. Anywhere. Anytime.
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CompareEverywhere
Jeffrey Sharkey

Shop smarter using your phone. Compare prices, read reviews, and connect with local stores.
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Ecorio
Jeff Kao, Gary Pong, Robert Lam, Taneem Talukdar

Ecorio automatically tracks your mobile carbon footprint, suggests transit and carpooling alternatives and lets you stay carbon neutral by offsetting your trips easily.
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GoCart
Rylan Barnes

Scan a product's barcode with your phone's camera and view all the best prices online and at nearby, local stores.
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Life360
Chris Hulls, Dilpreet Singh, Luis Carvalho, Phuong Nguyen, Steve Potell

From major natural disasters to little things like your child wandering away at the mall, there is a lot you might worry about. Life360 can help.
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Locale
Carter Jernigan, Clare Bayley, Jasper Lin, Christina Wright

Locale is an advanced settings manager that automatically changes your phone's settings based on conditions, such as location.
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PicSay
Eric Wijngaard

Easy to use image editor that enables you to quickly personalize your pictures and share them with friends or photo sites.
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Softrace
Staffan Kjellberg, Thomas Kjellberg

Turn your workout into a thrilling race and challenge the world in real time.
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TuneWiki
TuneWiki Inc.

TuneWiki Social Media Player, is an advanced player, featuring synchronized lyrics for audio or video, translation, music maps and a social network.
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Wertago
Kelvin Cheung,Teresa Ko, Peter Ree, Robert Sarvis, Douglas Young

The mobile application nightlifers have been waiting for. Find the hottest parties in town and connect with friends and others all night long.
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$100,000 Award Recipients

BreadCrumbz
Amos Yoffe

BreadCrumbz offers a unique approach to navigation. What sets it apart is its focus on picture-based navigation and user-created navigation content.
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Cooking Capsules
Mary Ann Cotter, Muthu Ramadoss

Inspiration for novices and chefs alike, Cooking Capsules puts a fresh, elegant and portable new way to cook in the palm of your hand.
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Maverick
Virgil Dobjanschi

Maverick is a multimedia enabled, Google Talk compatible instant messenger and a Google Blogger publishing tool which runs on the Android Platform.
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PebbleBox
Yin Wang, Tao Jin

A location-based information exchange and sharing application, allowing people to collect and distribute various geo-related information through mobile phones.
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PhoneBook 2.0
Voxmobili

PhoneBook 2.0 is a secure, contextual and social address book. Ideally suited for teenagers willing to share their mood and location, it also helps business people to keep their contacts secure and up-to-date.
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Piggyback
Christophe Petit, Sébastien Petit

Piggyback is a revolutionary real-time carpooling application for mobile phones that helps you save time and money while reducing your carbon footprint.
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Pocket Journey
Anthony Stevens, Rosie Pongracz

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.
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Rayfarla
Stephen Oldmeadow

Have fun with music. Play music based games and make music with your phone using a range of virtual musical instruments.
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ShareYourBoard
Mikhail Ksenzov

ShareYourBoard is an Android application for capturing, processing and sharing whiteboard data.
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Teradesk e-Storage
José Augusto Ferrarini

Teradeks is an application for Virtual Storage and Remote File Access allowing companies and individuals to keep their files in the cloud, accessible from anywhere.
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Finalists

B4E
Mr. Che, Mr. Happy C.

B4E focuses on information broadcasting and online transactions, creating value for the society and individuals.
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Beetaun
Sergey Gritsyuk, Dmitri Shipilov

Beetaun is a social network application for everyone wishing to share and explore interesting and extraordinary places and routes in the city they visit or live in.
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BioWallet
José Luis Huertas Fernández

Biometric authentication system and security platform that performs user identification based on something that user is, rather than something that the user knows or owns.
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City Slikkers
PoroCity Media and Virtual Logic Systems

City Slikkers is a Pervasive Game which takes place in the real-existing city. It is designed to connect a large number of players through-out the city and lets them organize the city's metaphorical recapture.
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Commandro
Alex Pisarev, Andrey Tapekha

Commandro is a universal map-centric application, allowing users to set up and share activities, places, and map-markers with others, set alerts, and send invitations.
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Diggin
Daniel Johansson, Aramis Waernbaum, Andreas Hedin

Play your music in style and listen to thousands of streaming radio stations. Personalize your music collection, and your music player as well!
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Dyno
Virachat Boondharigaputra

Dyno is an application used to evaluate vehicle performance on the road.
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e-ventr
Michael Zitzelsberger

e‐ventr is your personal event organizer and friendship scout for your mobile.
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Em-Radar
Jack Kwok

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.
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Fingerpaint
Rob Mickle

Fingerpaint is a collaborative drawing application. Draw by yourself, or together with friends – anywhere in the world.
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FreeFamilyWatch.com
Navee Technologies LLC

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.
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GolfPlay
Inizziativa Networks

Provides support to all real time necessities of a golf player during a game.
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gwalk
Klaus ten Hagen, Marko Modsching, Christian Klinger, Rene Scholze

Discover a destination individually by a multimedial gWalk tour that is fully based on personal preferences including interests, available time and position.
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iMap Mobile™
Weathertop Consulting, LLC

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.
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IMEasy
Yan Shi

IMEasy is an IM based application designed particularly for touch screen mobile users.
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JOYity
Zelfi AG

JOYity is a platform for next generation mobile entertainment applications and provides a pioneering mixture of real-life adventure games, geocaching and intensive social networking activities.
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LifeAware
Gregory Moore, Aaron O’Brien, Jawad Akhtar

Be aware of your surroundings and the location of your friends and family. Take control of your social life. LifeAware™ - Where is Your Life?
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Marvin
Laurent Pontier

Publish in private, to your peer network or to the world, geolocalized rich messages. Broadcast personal information feeds on the move using the Marvin Services.
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mobeedo
Sengaro GmbH

mobeedo aims to become a comprehensive and uniform system for providing, consuming, and recording all kinds of information relevant in mobile everyday life.
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MyCloset
Mamoru Tokashiki

Manages photographs and information about the fashion items you own, and coordinates and records your daily outfits.
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PedNav
RouteMe2 Technologies Inc.

PedNav is a location-aware day planner that allows you to create an itinerary and can suggest public transit routes as well as provide walking directions.
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SafetyNet
Michael DeJadon

SafetyNet is an automated alert system that combines the concept of social networking along with the latest mobile technologies to help protect our loved ones.
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ShapeWriter
ShapeWriter Inc

ShapeWriter is an innovative, easy, fast and fun method of entering text into touch screen mobile phones. One can write an entire word with a single gesture.
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SocialMonster
Tommy Ng, Ben Hui

Stay on top of your social life with SocialMonster and start organizing personal events with all your contacts in your handset’s phonebook.
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SplashPlay
Andreas Ipp, Keith Sturch, Friedger Müffke and Ronan Schwarz

SplashPlay provides an easier method to learn, create and share music. Quickly learn guitar chords to your favorite songs and share creations with others.
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Sustain
Niraj Swami

Sustain is a utility that helps its users naturally and fluidly communicate with their contacts.
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SynchroSpot
Shaun Terry

Service featuring location-based personal reminders and geo-specific notes for others. Also provides for the receipt of special, targeted discounts and offers from nearby businesses.
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The Weather Channel for Android
The Weather Channel Interactive Inc.

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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TokPlay
Sung-Suh Park

TokPlay provides the opportunity of talking to friends, family and others using video and voice messages, bringing a human touch back to communication.
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Wikitude
Philipp Breuss

Wikitude is a mobile travel guide based on location-based Wikipedia content. Points of interest can be viewed in a map, list, or a cam view.
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