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The Mobile Apps Challenge is back again this semester offering up to $1,500 in prizes: Competition - "Design an Original App"
On Tuesday, February 26, mobile developers and interested members of the U-M community met in  Furstenberg 2710 on the Medical School campus. If you missed it, fear not. Watch the video and download the presentations.
The Fall 2012 Mobile Apps Challenge promoted entrepreneurial thinking and encouraged the U-M developer community to create innovative mobile designs. U-M students, faculty, and staff submitted a diverse collection of medical apps, games, educational apps, plus apps relating to health and lifestyle
On Friday, January 25, mobile developers and interested members of the U-M community met in 1690 Beyster on North Campus. If you missed it, fear not. Watch the video and download the presentations.
PictureIt: EP app promotes the U-M Library's most famous papyrus, available on the iPhone and iPad.  A detailed announcement from the University Record Update can be found here.
The winners will be announced on this website over the next week. Great job to all the entries!
On Wednesday, November 28, mobile developers and interested members of the U-M community met in North Quad.  If you missed it, fear not. Watch the video of the presentations. Agenda:
What: Join us Tuesday, September 25 in Ann Arbor for the third annual Accessibility Summit, a full-day online conference with seven experts on web accessibility, presented by Environments for Humans.
Calling mobile devlopers and architects from around campus, the fourth annual 1DevDay will be on Saturday, November 17th at Cobo Arena.   Session information can be found here.
On September 27th, mobile developers and interested members of the U-M community met in North Quad. Heather Newman presented an impressive array of mobile technology produced by past and present members of the School of Information.
The new UMSkinCheck app for iOS was recently featured in the Atlantic Monthly and Popular Science magazines.
Watch the video recording of our May 18th Mobile Developer Community Meeting.
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.
Ford's SYNC technology is aimed at in-car voice-controlled smartphone apps, and students and professors at UM-Dearborn have been selected as one of the first groups to adapt SYNC into working applications.
A free app that provides a suggestion for your good deed for the day was begun as a U-M student project and grew into the product of a student-run company. The College of Engineering’s Center for Entrepreneurship and TechArb, a student-business incubator helped turn the good into goods.
An EECS and Music professor has developed a course and offers a concert featuring his students playing a variety of iPhone musical instruments. See a video of a practice performance and read more: iPhones are musical instruments in new course and ensemble
The first term offering of this now popular U-M class produced great ideas, very good press and a few surviving apps. EECS 498 - Mobile and Web App Programming - Winter 2009
U-M students, faculty and staff entered more than 24 apps in three categories: iPhone, Android and Web applications. The competition was sponsored by Information and Technology Services (ITS) and the office of Technology Transfer.
U-M students participated in a 12-week course to explore the potential of connectivity within cars, and six teams presented apps as varied as ridesharing, fuel-tracking, point-of-interest alerts and fellow vehicle tracking. 
The 1,000 Pitches contest for U-M students ran in Fall of 2011. This year’s competition had nine categories, including Best iPhone app, and garnered over 3,300 pitches. Visit the 1,000 Pitches website to see a gallery of pitches and view the finalists.

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