Winners of the Fall 2011 U-M Mobile Apps Challenge

The Fall 2011 Mobile Apps Challenge promoted entrepreneurial thinking and encouraged the U-M community to develop innovative mobile applications. U-M students, faculty and staff entered more than 25 apps in the categories of education, fitness, health, lifestyle, productivity, reference, social and tools.

Winning App - 3D Charles Woodson

Calvin Gee developed 3D Charles Woodson. 3D Charles Woodson is the first a series of augmented reality applications developed for U-M Mott Children's Hospital in order to create engaging experiences for patients.

 

Contest Results

Winner - Overall

Name App Demo & Description Platform & Category
Calvin Gee 3D Charles Woodson

First of many augmented reality applications developed for Mott Children's Hospital in order to create engaging experiences for patients.

Health, Fitness, Medical

Runners-Up

Name App Demo & Description Platform & Category
Suyang Dong RippleBrowser

Personalized web browser helps people to much more easily explore websites with internet webpages hubs and elegant tabs.

Productivity, Tools
Scott Tsuchiyama beetis

A logbook application for type 1 diabetics to keep track of blood glucose readings, meals, and insulin.

Health, Fitness, Medical
Cory Woolf weStudy

weStudy is a jQuery Mobile based web-app (works on any modern browser) that helps students find classmates to study with.

Education, Reference
Junxian Huang MobiPerf

Using MobiPerf, you will have a good knowledge of your smartphone's mobile network properties.

Tools
Nick Butler ShadowMe

ShadowMe sends your location to trusted contacts so they can monitor your walk home. Texts become more frequent over time.

Social, Lifestyle
David Porter Chinese Character Trainer

Teaches how to write Chinese characters by showing stroke animations and providing feedback on user's own character drawings.

Education, Reference

Sponsors

Apple, Inc., Computer Science and Engineering, Google, Information and Technology Services, and Technology Transfer

Sunday, January 1, 2012

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