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Awards Entries

Kindy Mobile App - Kindy Pty Ltd

Best Audience Migration to Mobile Technology

Finalist

Kindy allows parents to find the best local nannies and babysitters, through a beautifully designed and intuitive mobile app. Our innovations such as real time background checks, nanny sharing, and easy search filters create trust, affordability and convenience, taking the stress out of finding quality child care.

 

realcommercial.com.au mobile site and app - REA Group

Best Audience Migration to Mobile Technology

Finalist

realcommercial.com.au’s iOS app and mobile site puts every property on Australia’s leading commercial property site in the hands of anyone with an Android or iOS device. Offering all the search functionality of realcommercial.com.au in a simple, user-friendly interface, our mobile site and iOS app save time and make it easier for individuals and businesses to buy, sell or lease commercial property. In an Australian first, our new iOS app also offers property industry news, analysis and guides as well as comprehensive listings. Visits to realcommercial.com.au via mobile devices now account for 44% of total visits to the site.

 

BRE Property Management - Bathurst Real Estate / Appiwork Pty Ltd

Best Audience Migration to Mobile Technology

Finalist

Bathurst Real Estate tenants now have all the information and forms they need at the tips of their fingers with the Bathurst Real Estate Property Management app. The app gives tenants the ability to complete and submit maintenance requests, direct debit requests, residential applications and intention to vacate notifications directly from their phone or tablets. It also gives them easy access to property manager contact details and the preferred suppliers for all home repairs and maintenance.

 

Domain.com.au mobile site & native apps - Domain Group

Best Audience Migration to Mobile Technology

- Winner

Domain.com.au is one of the largest property portal in Australia with most comprehensive mobile products offerings. Our mobile site and apps are very functional with fantastic on-the-road tools that help our users with their property hunting and inspections. With Domain traffic from mobile devices now surpasses the desktop traffic, our audience have definitely migrated to mobile technology.

 

The Vision and Hearing Impaired App project - Telstra / b2cloud

Best Connected Device and Wearable Tech

- Winner

b2cloud worked with Telstra to create two world-first Google Glass apps. Designed for the visually and hearing impaired communities, the apps use groundbreaking technology to help users become more independent in their personal and professional lives. The vision-impaired app enables users to receive audio descriptions of objects in front of them and The hearing-impaired app transcribes speech for people who have hearing difficulties, allowing them to follow the conversation using Google Glass.

 

AFL Live for Pebble - Telstra Media Group / Outware Mobile

Best Connected Device and Wearable Tech

Finalist

The AFL Live app for Pebble is a market first – a live sports app for a wearable device, providing footy fans with match day information and scores anywhere, anytime on their Pebble watch. It also features a vibrate on goal option to ensure users can be alerted when their team scores, all whilst on the go. This app leads the way for a diverse range of applications for wearable technology, with a focus on expanding the sports entertainment experience and engagement with fans.

 

Domain.com.au Android app - Domain Group

Best Mobile Expanded Service or Application

Finalist

Domain.com.au is one of the largest property portal in Australia with most comprehensive mobile products offerings. Our mobile site and apps are very functional with fantastic on-the-road tools that help our users with their property hunting and inspections. With Domain traffic from mobile devices now surpasses the desktop traffic, our audience have definitely migrated to mobile technology.

 

realestate.com.au iOS app - REA Group

Best Mobile Expanded Service or Application

- Winner

realestate.com.au’s iOS app helps Australians live their property dreams. realestate.com.au is Australia's number one destination for people looking to buy, rent and sell property and its mobile apps are market leaders, surpassing 3 million downloads in March 2014 (iOS and Android). Average monthly app visits grew 112% in the six months to 31 December 2013. realestate.com.au’s iOS app consistently ranks in the top 10 free lifestyle apps in Apple iTunes store.

 

Aconex Mobile Platform - Aconex

Best Mobile Expanded Service or Application

Finalist

Whether you’re building a skyscraper, a bridge, an underwater tunnel, or an oil rig; you need the most current design and construction drawings right there in your hands.. not back in your office. Up until now though, those docs have only been available onsite in hardcopy (aka paper) with all the issues that entails. Aconex Mobile bridges this gap between where the info is and where it’s actually needed, ensuring you always have access to the most up to date data required to keep your project on track (and to stop it from literally falling over).

 

carsales.com.au new mobile site and apps - carsales.com.au

Best Mobile Expanded Service or Application

- Winner

The carsales app provides the tools to help users buy and sell cars with confidence. Users can search over 200,000 new and used cars, compare vehicle makes and models, access their member centre and list their car straight from any mobile device with Snap n’ Sell. With over 3 million downloads and such a breadth of features and functionality, the carsales app receives an exceptional 5 star rating from the Apple app store and 4.5 stars from Google play.

 

Yates My Garden App - Yates / Webling Interactive

Best Mobile Expanded Service or Application

Finalist

The Yates My Garden Mobile app is the world’s most comprehensive interactive guide to gardening. The multi platform app provides gardening pros and enthusiasts with everything they need to design, grow and manage their perfect garden, featuring an Augmented Reality Garden Visualiser with a wide selection of virtual plants. The app steps the user through the garden life cycle; finding inspiration, designing, planning, planting, growing, managing and solving pesky problems that stop the garden from thriving. The app is available on iPhone, iPad and Android; integrated with Social Media and Yate's Garden Club community.

 

Her Voice Activated Banner Campaign - Slingshot Digital / Mobile Embrace and Slingshot Digital

Best Mobile Marketing Campaign

Finalist

The innovative Her campaign saw voice activated technology applied to mobile banner ads for the first time. The creative is an example of a new way in which brands can interact with audiences more meaningfully, with touch and speak functions eliminating the need for users to rely on keypad menu options, and instead use the most natural engagement process known to mankind – conversation. Using cutting edge technology developed by the voice technologists at Nuance, combined with Mobile Embrace’s rich ad formats, the campaign took standard creative to a new level, creating the ultimate audio-visual experience. To maximise campaign relevancy, Mobile Embrace placed the ad unit in highly targeted and contextual publisher environments, such as IMDB. Over the campaign period (19th May – 15th June), Her generated over 5,500,000 page impressions and over 8,000 clicks.

 

Gallipoli - Department of Veterans' Affairs / Mnet Mobile

Best Mobile Marketing Campaign

- Winner

April 25th 2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC landings at Gallipoli. Our task was to get Australians aware and involved in this important date, and to get 10,500 registrations to fill the places at Gallipolli to pay their respects to the brave men and women that have served their country. Results were outstanding. Due to demand, the campaign had to finish 1 month prior to the proposed end date as all spots were filled up; with mobile playing a considerable role, driving 20% of total sign ups.

 

Solver Ultra Challenge - Paint Manufacturer Valspar ANZ / mobiDdiction

Best Mobile Marketing Campaign

Finalist

Trade painters have relatively low levels of usage with mobile technology. Valspar ANZ, seeking to assist trade painters become more confident with technology and understand the benefits it can provide, created an App centric campaign which incentivised participation. Each interaction with the campaign accumulated points and increased the painters chances of winning a once in a lifetime trip experience. These interactions were designed to accelerate product trial, knowledge and endorsement. This campaign was delivered via an App, website and mobiDdiction's consumer engagement platform “mobiConnect”.

 

Genesis Charlestown 'Zero' Campaign - Genesis Charlestown / Genesis Charlestown

Best Mobile Marketing Campaign

Finalist

One mobile campaign generated 63 responses that resulted with 21 new gym memberships. Cost of campaign? A little over $150. How Genesis Charlestown did it? Utilising MOBIPOST’s two-way communication platform.

 

Yates My Garden App - Yates / Webling Interactive

Best Mobile Marketing Campaign

Finalist

The Yates My Garden Mobile app is the world’s most comprehensive interactive guide to gardening. The multi platform app provides gardening pros and enthusiasts with everything they need to design, grow and manage their perfect garden, featuring an Augmented Reality Garden Visualiser with a wide selection of virtual plants. The app steps the user through the garden life cycle; finding inspiration, designing, planning, planting, growing, managing and solving pesky problems that stop the garden from thriving. The app is available on iPhone, iPad and Android; integrated with Social Media and Yate's Garden Club community.

 

Blrt - Thinkun

Best Mobile or App Startup

Finalist

Blrt gets everyone on the same page by letting you talk, point and draw over websites, images and documents. It’s a free, easy-to-use app that’s set to change the way you communicate with friends or colleagues when you can’t meet face to face. What makes it so special? Blrt helps you express yourself verbally and visually, just as you would in person but without the need to be available at the same time or place. Unlike email, it captures everything, including important nuances like voice inflections.

 

HelloLocal - HelloLocal

Best Mobile or App Startup

- Winner

HelloLocal is a clever, location and context aware App that delivers information to consumers based on their precise location using the latest Beacon, NFC and proximity marketing technology. HelloLocal partners with cities, retailers, shopping centres and destinations through our smart app that automatically rebrands itself based on the users location. So HelloLocal becomes Hello Geelong, or Hello Chapel Street, or Hello “your destination" It is one App that we hope is adopted globally for smart cities and brands and the only App a consumer needs to discover location-based information and offers.

 

Active Globe - An Innovative Fitness Experience - The PE Geek

Best Mobile or App Startup

Finalist

Turn Your Physical Activity into a Real World Travel Experience. Taking You Around the Globe to Complete Your Fitness Goals.

 

Bunchrides - Social Media for Cyclists - Bunchrides / Liquid Creativity

Best Mobile or App Startup

Finalist

Bunchrides is a social media platform built for people who are interested in a “bunch ride” where a group of cyclists ride together on a common route. This new app for cyclists, makes it easy to hook up with people online and go for a ride together. The Bunchrides concept combines a website and Smartphone App into a highly interactive social media. Bunchrides makes it easy for cyclists to search for rides or set up their own and invite friends without the hassle of following up by phone or email.

 

storePlay - Music In Minutes - Marketing Melodies Pty. Ltd.

Best New Service or Application

Finalist

storePlay is the world's first App based background music service that allows music to be remotely downloaded and played on an iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad. storePlay provides playlists for retailers, restaurants, hair salons and other commercial premises and allows businesses to download 100% legal and tailored playlists for their stores and venues.

 

Powershop - Powershop Australia

Best New Service or Application

Finalist

Powershop's obsessed with helping customers. This obsession meant that we had to create a simple, clever and beautiful app to add to our existing toolkit. This app allowed customers the ability to monitor, track and engage with their energy. This means that you can see how much your using, what it's costing before you're asked to pay for it! It provided customers with something absent in offerings from other retailers - full transparency of their energy consumption and cost whenever they like it. Our goal was to put the power back in the hands of our customers.

 

Coles Mobile Wallet - Coles Financial Services / Outware Mobile

Best New Service or Application

Finalist

The Coles Mobile Wallet is a holistic solution that provides customers with a convenient and secure way to access internet banking and account management on their mobile phones, whilst also allowing users to pay and scan their flybuys card all on their smartphone. This new product positions Coles as an innovative leader in financial services technology, being the first app to combine rewards with mobile payment.

 

ANZ Grow for iOS - ANZ / Outware Mobile

Best New Service or Application

Finalist

ANZ’s vision is to create the world’s best wealth management platform with Grow, an iOS app that allows customers to manage their financial portfolio all in one place. It combines basic banking features with share trading, superannuation and insurance in the one app. Designed with usability and simplicity in mind, Grow cements ANZ’s position as a leader in technology innovation in the banking and finance sector.

 

Yates My Garden App - Yates / Webling Interactive

Best New Service or Application

- Winner

The Yates My Garden Mobile app is the world’s most comprehensive interactive guide to gardening. The multi platform app provides gardening pros and enthusiasts with everything they need to design, grow and manage their perfect garden, featuring an Augmented Reality Garden Visualiser with a wide selection of virtual plants. The app steps the user through the garden life cycle; finding inspiration, designing, planning, planting, growing, managing and solving pesky problems that stop the garden from thriving. The app is available on iPhone, iPad and Android; integrated with Social Media and Yate's Garden Club community.

 

Hark - Mnet Mobile

Best Platform

Finalist

HARK™ is Mnet’s globally patented, interactive audio recognition technology, which allows clients to create the ultimate second-screen experience. Our technology ‘listens’ to watermark audio delivered via any nearby audio source (television, radio, tablets, computers or digital outdoor) and synchronises applications with the broadcast. It then compares the user's physical actions (speed, position, timing) versus the ideal dataset to give them a score and feedback. This technology has been used in a number of apps including the Kia ‘Game On’ campaign for the Australian Open, which according to Channel 7 “set the benchmark for TV sponsorship leverage and integration”.

 

AppsWiz Native App Development Platform - AppsWiz

Best Platform

Finalist

Why pay tens of thousands of dollars for a mobile app when you can get a great value native one at a fraction of the cost through the AppsWiz App Designer.

 

Yates My Garden App - Yates / Webling Interactive

Best Platform

Finalist

The Yates My Garden Mobile app is the world’s most comprehensive interactive guide to gardening. The multi platform app provides gardening pros and enthusiasts with everything they need to design, grow and manage their perfect garden, featuring an Augmented Reality Garden Visualiser with a wide selection of virtual plants. The app steps the user through the garden life cycle; finding inspiration, designing, planning, planting, growing, managing and solving pesky problems that stop the garden from thriving. The app is available on iPhone, iPad and Android; integrated with Social Media and Yate's Garden Club community.

 

Leadbolt Mobile App Monetisation Platform - Leadbolt

Best Platform

- Winner

Through the delivery of two innovative initiatives, Leadbolt has advanced its already industry leading app-discovery and monetization platform into new areas of development. Leadbolt allows mobile app-developers to easily promote their apps, acquire quality users and increase profitability with a single unified SDK. In addition, it allows advertisers the ability to leverage the widest variety of advanced mobile ad-units under one roof creating a high level of discovery, engagement, conversion and return. Leadbolt delivers 5 billion ads a month across 65,000 apps in over 150 countries. Leadbolt is privately held and headquartered in Sydney and LA.

 

Velocedee - Mobile Enterprise Application Platform - ANZ / Odecee

Best Platform

Finalist

The ideal platform for centralising highly secure mobile applications, Velocedee is a mobile enterprise application platform that enables rapid implementation of core business processes and customer applications across almost all of the wide range of mobile devices available today.

 

SteakMate - Cook the perfect steak every time - Meat & Livestock Australia / Creative Licence Digital

Cooking

Finalist

SteakMate takes the guess work out of cooking beef steaks. With an inbuilt timer and handy prompt displays, users simply enter the cut of steak they’re cooking, the method being used, the doneness they’re after and the thickness of the steak, and SteakMate will tell them exactly how to cook it. The queueing functionality allows users the option to cook as many types of steaks as they like at one time. If a user has a favourite steak, they can add it to their favourites list so that they’re only ever one step away from cooking the perfect steak.

 

The Cook App - The Cook App

Cooking

- Winner

The Cook app was originally developed as a case-study for Jodie Moule's book "Killer UX Design" Published by Sitepoint in 2012. The app has taken 2 years to research, design and develop and has enjoyed global success having been awarded 'Editors Choice', 'Best New Apps', 'Essentials' and also 'Best of 2013' by Apple - a fairytale ending to the initial story - and a great showcase of the Customer Led Innovation method and approach followed to get the product to market.

 

Oneflare Mobile App - Oneflare Pty Ltd

Directories & guides

Finalist

Oneflare is Australia’s fastest growing marketplace for local services, leading the way with more than 45,000 registered businesses and over $50 million of jobs requested. Oneflare has recently acquired Australia’s largest renovation forum - RenovateForum. Oneflare’s innovation extends to its iPhone & iPad app that allows customers to request from over 250 services categories and receive quotes from local businesses in real time. Customers can review these quotes together with the business’ accreditation, license and customer feedback. For businesses, the app allows them to receive job leads in real time and respond or quote on-the-go.

 

Yellow Pages® Android app with Caller ID - Sensis

Directories & guides

Finalist

Yellow Pages® Android is a free app that helps you find, select and connect with local businesses wherever you are in Australia. With Yellow Pages®, you can search for nearby businesses using your current location, explore with map search, save your favorite businesses to your contact list, share listings with friends via email, text, or social and identify unknown business calls with our brand new feature, Caller ID. Sensis’s Caller ID feature is the first solely for Australian use, there are other apps out there that support more than Australia, however are tailored to the US.

 

Kindy Mobile App - Kindy Pty Ltd

Directories & guides

- Winner

Kindy allows parents to find the best local nannies and babysitters, through a beautifully designed and intuitive mobile app. Our innovations such as real time background checks, nanny sharing, and easy search filters create trust, affordability and convenience, taking the stress out of finding quality child care.

 

Children with ASD & Disability - Raising Children Network / 2and2

Directories & guides

Finalist

For parents who have a child with disability or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and confused by information, amid the day-to-day demands of raising a child with special needs. Children with ASD & Disability is an app that gives parents the information and support they are looking for. Designed and developed for use before and after diagnosis, this app enables parents to navigate local support and service systems, and learn more about disability and ASD wherever and whenever they need to.

 

Active School Apps - Active School Apps

Education

Finalist

Active School Apps make school mobile apps to enhance communication with parents. By providing the latest information at parents’ fingertips, our school mobile apps make lost notes and misinformation a thing of the past.

 

RACT - Driver Training App - Royal Automobile Club of Tasmania / Wave Digital Pty Ltd

Education

- Winner

RACT’s Driver Training App has digitised a paper-based process by making use of the user’s smartphone device. The app provides two core functions for learner drivers - it allows users to test their knowledge of Tasmania road rules through an interactive quiz, and secondly allows users to log their driving hours through the app.

 

PowerPlay - Skillset / 2and2

Education

Finalist

The apocalypse has come. Elementals have ravaged towns, and humanity is pushed to the brink. However, in a small Western NSW town, a group have banded together to fight back. Using a generator to power the town, they rebuild the city and fend off Elementals who love to sap their power. But in order to find more survivors, they need to be as energy efficient as possible. PowerPlay is a fun game that gets young apprentices thinking about energy efficiency, and transforms this into positive behavioural change in their homes and workplaces.

 

Wild Australia Taronga Zoo app - Department of Education and Communities

Education

Finalist

Taronga Zoo teamed up with NSW Department of Education and Communities (NSW DEC)to excite students to learn about our iconic Australian animals. The Wild Australia app merges digital learning and natural investigation in a complementary way. Packed with informative videos and activities,it can be used at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo or at home. The app opened up motivating ways to present student learning about native animal conservation by embracing students’ creativity, technological interests and skills. This resulted in increased focus and engagement by students while on their zoo visit.

 

Easy Planner - The Ultimate Lesson Planning Tool for Teachers - The PE Geek

Education

- Winner

Easy Planner is a teacher lesson planning tool reimagined for the modern day teacher. Designed to work on any device with an internet connection. Teachers can plan all of their classes with ease with an intuitive interface designed to make lesson planning quick, efficient, multimedia rich and powerful.

 

Phonics Under The Big Top - Jolly Discoveries / mobiDdiction

Education & Family

Finalist

Did you know there are 42 phonemes (Letter Sounds) across the entire English Language? We didn't until commencing this project. Phonics Under The Big Top is a gamified mobile experience for kids aged 3-5, delivered via an iPad or Android Tablet. It uses the Jolly Phonics methodology and it's multi-sensory synthetic phonics program, making learning to read and write fun for kids. Prior to “Phonics Under the Big Top,” there were no dedicated mobile application that existed to teach kids the Phonetics of the Australian English language.

 

Half-Life Hero - Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) / 2and2

Education & Family

Finalist

Half-Life Hero is a fun, engaging mobile and web game that educates kids about the process of creating nuclear medicines and industrial isotopes, and how they benefit society. Players are put in charge of ANSTO's radio-isotope production process, and must create materials like Iodine and Molybdenum to send to hospitals and medical research centres across the country. However, it’s a race against time to prepare the isotopes as they decay according to their half-lives! Developed by 2and2 for ANSTO, Half-Life Hero is perfect for both classroom and family use.

 

Boardroom Tycoon - CPA Australia Ltd

Education & Family

- Winner

Boardroom Tycoon allows players to build a company from the ground up, competing in real-time against real players to hire and fire staff, complete deals, attempt takeovers and acquire income-generating assets to build up their share price and battle for a place at the top of the leader board. With players from around the world, your company is never safe - when you are sleeping, someone else is sitting on the train on the other side of the world launching a takeover against you and lowering your share price! Money never sleeps.

 

Who's your Daddy - Studio Yeah

Education & Family

Finalist

Written for men by men, this app guides first time dads through their partners pregnancy with simple daily tips and weekly updates. Who’s Your Daddy? is designed to make the lives of expecting dads easier by giving him a heads up on what to do and not to do during pregnancy in an understandable and lighthearted way.

 

Snaptch App - Snaptch / Chris van Raay

Fashion

- Winner

Since launching in January 2014, Snaptch has been referred to as "An Australian startup that's snaffling market share in the creative portfolio business" by FELLT Industry. Snaptch is an app for the iPhone and iPad that marks the modelling industry's evolution into the digital space. Snaptch has revolutionised a model's portfolio by reimagining it into a digital form in a handsome, modern & intuitive interface. Alongside an immersive portfolio gallery it also includes metrics of a models following across social media platforms (Instagram, Twitter & Facebook) to indicate their reach and influence.

 

Snap Fashion and Snap ColourPop - Snap Fashion

Fashion

Finalist

Snap Fashion is the world's first cross-platform visual search engine for fashion. That means that you can see something you like, take a photo, and we'll find you similar items within seconds, searching hundreds of thousands of items for you. If you love something we direct you straight to a retailer’s website to buy it, or you can add it to your wishlist to save it for later, and we’ll even email you if it drops in price.

 

My Makeup Collection - 174East Pty Ltd

Fashion

Finalist

My Makeup Collection offers beauty users a unique way to store and share pictures and reviews of beauty items they have tried. Tapping into the growing beauty blogger and makeup artist consumer markets the app provides an intuitive and graphic way to organise the users makeup collection and connect with social media. The app allows users to plan future purchases with a wishlist function and also has an analytics function allowing users to review their collection.

 

Coles Mobile Wallet - Coles Financial Services / Outware Mobile

Financial Information & Tools

- Winner

The Coles Mobile Wallet is a holistic solution that provides customers with a convenient and secure way to access internet banking and account management on their mobile phones, whilst also allowing users to pay and scan their flybuys card all on their smartphone. This new product positions Coles as an innovative leader in financial services technology, being the first app to combine rewards with mobile payment.

 

ANZ Grow for iOS - ANZ / Outware Mobile

Financial Information & Tools

Finalist

ANZ’s vision is to create the world’s best wealth management platform with Grow, an iOS app that allows customers to manage their financial portfolio all in one place. It combines basic banking features with share trading, superannuation and insurance in the one app. Designed with usability and simplicity in mind, Grow cements ANZ’s position as a leader in technology innovation in the banking and finance sector.

 

Maxxia Mobile Web - McMillan Shakespeare Group / HeathWallace Australia

Financial Information & Tools

Finalist

Using a rapid, agile and collaborative approach alongside Maxxia (MMSG), HeathWallace Australia designed and developed a mobile website that would enable new and existing customers to access Maxxia's range of products and services from their mobile devices. The enablement of the mobile channel for Maxxia seeks to encourage enquiries to their sales team through use of helpful, bite-size information and tools that drive engagement with the Maxxia range of products and services.

 

Boardroom Tycoon - CPA Australia Ltd

Financial Information & Tools

Finalist

Boardroom Tycoon allows players to build a company from the ground up, competing in real-time against real players to hire and fire staff, complete deals, attempt takeovers and acquire income-generating assets to build up their share price and battle for a place at the top of the leader board. With players from around the world, your company is never safe - when you are sleeping, someone else is sitting on the train on the other side of the world launching a takeover against you and lowering your share price! Money never sleeps.

 

Westpac Pay Pig - Westpac Group

Financial Information & Tools

Finalist

Westpac’s Pay Pig App is a fun, easy-to-use educational, family-friendly app helping kids learn the value of saving and working towards a long-term goal. Parents simply set up chores, time frame, reward amount and Pay Day for each chore/task undertaken. In turn, kids set their goals for things they want to save for, take responsibility for getting chores done to save money for their goals. Once the chores are completed, kids tick them off and the parents receive a notification. On Pay Day, the child is one step closer to reaching his/her savings long-term goal.

 

BodyWise - BodyWise

Fitness, Nutrition & Diet

- Winner

BodyWise is a health and fitness tracking app that makes tracking more interesting and motivating. It syncs with your Fitbit or Jawbone UP, bringing that data into your health and fitness dashboard. Match that with the 40+ health & fitness metrics that you can track and BodyWise discovers a better path to living healthier and more energetic.

 

GCC 100 Day Journey - Get the World Moving Pty Ltd

Fitness, Nutrition & Diet

Finalist

The GCC was developed over a decade ago to improve the health and performance of employees around the world. Our program has transformed the cultures of thousands of the world’s leading organisations and changed the lives of over a million employees across 185 countries. Our scientifically developed, clinically proven 12-month program fundamentally improves employees' relationship with exercise and nutrition and instils in them a new sense of self-belief, personal responsibility and resilience. The program starts with the GCC 100 Day Journey, a virtual race around the world designed to get employees active again.

 

Active Globe - An Innovative Fitness Experience - The PE Geek

Fitness, Nutrition & Diet

Finalist

Turn Your Physical Activity into a Real World Travel Experience. Taking You Around the Globe to Complete Your Fitness Goals.

 

TeamUp - Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth)

Fitness, Nutrition & Diet

Finalist

VicHealth’s TeamUp app is a physical activity connection tool that allows users to search for and participate in a range of physical activities with others. Since its launch in March 2013, TeamUp has been downloaded by more than 22,600 users. More than 900 sports and activities across Victoria have been listed on the app, and users have sent more than 100,000 messages to each other through the app. TeamUp allows Victorian adults to find physical activities and sports that fit their busy lifestyles – whether they’re looking to join a social soccer team, competitive cycling, or a one-off badminton game.

 

Better Health Channel V3 Android & iOS app - Victorian Department of Health - Victorian Department of Health

Fitness, Nutrition & Diet

Finalist

Since 1999 the Better Health Channel has helped Australian’s achieve the best possible health and wellbeing through various stages of life. The website provides clinical quality assured health information and over the past 12 months has assisted over 40 million people on their health journey. This success extends to the mobile domain, with previous iOS versions of the BHC app receiving great consumer and industry acclaim - including awards at the 2012 and 2013 mobies. The V3 app extends health information access to Android users and provides an improved user experience for iOS users through a design and feature update.

 

Easy Diet Diary - Xyris Holdings Pty Ltd / Xyris Software (Australia) Pty Ltd

Fitness, Nutrition & Diet

Finalist

Easy Diet Diary is the top free Australian-made calorie counter for iPhone. It helps thousands of Australians to manage their own eating and weight. Over 460 000 people have downloaded Easy Diet Diary since 2012, and the app is consistently in the Top 10 Free Apps in the Health and Fitness category of the iPhone app store. Developments underway include facilitating easier collaboration between our users and their health professionals, and addressing specific nutrition-related health conditions.

 

Choose Tap - Yarra Valley Water / August

Food & Drink

Finalist

Choose Tap, an initiative by Yarra Valley Water, aims to promote the benefits of drinking tap water as part of a healthy lifestyle and positive alternative to bottled water. So why not make this easier for people by letting them know where publically accessible tap water is around Melbourne? The Yarra Valley Water Choose Tap application helps you to find tap water wherever you are in Melbourne. With more than 5000 locations, anyone using the iOS or Android app can find tap water when they need it.

 

ReccoFriend - Don't just recommend - Reccofriend Pty Ltd

Food & Drink

Finalist

The App that Pays you!- Reccofriend is a social marketing app that pays you to market participating outlets to your friends. You know better than anyone what type of dining and shopping experiences your friends like, so join ReccoFriend and we’ll pay you for your insight.

 

SALSA'S - Mobile Website - Retail Zoo / Red Pants Mobile Websites

Food & Drink

- Winner

Sexy Salsa's diners can rejoice with their very own dedicated mobile website ! In 2014, its never been easier to find your closest Salsa's outlet for; - Tasty Tacos - Spicy Burritos - Yummy Nachos DEDICATED M. MOBILE WEBSITE Red Pants brilliant design and world leading technology delivers all smartphone users direct to their closest Salsa's store via a dedicated mobile website. www.salsas.com.au Ole ! Say Jose ! (oh yeah... once launched, an extra 100 customers used the store locator EVERY DAY !)

 

LambRoast - Meat & Livestock Australia / Creative Licence Digital

Food & Drink

Finalist

The LambRoast app makes roasting so easy, anyone can do it. Tap your way to the perfect lamb roast in three simple steps. 1. Select your cut 2. Input the weight of the cut 3. Start cooking! From mid week mini roasts that can be cooked in half an hour, to long Sunday lunches with friends or family - any day of the week is perfect for a lamb roast.

 

Boardroom Tycoon - CPA Australia Ltd

Games

Finalist

Boardroom Tycoon allows players to build a company from the ground up, competing in real-time against real players to hire and fire staff, complete deals, attempt takeovers and acquire income-generating assets to build up their share price and battle for a place at the top of the leader board. With players from around the world, your company is never safe - when you are sleeping, someone else is sitting on the train on the other side of the world launching a takeover against you and lowering your share price! Money never sleeps.

 

PowerPlay - Skillset / 2and2

Games

- Winner

The apocalypse has come. Elementals have ravaged towns, and humanity is pushed to the brink. However, in a small Western NSW town, a group have banded together to fight back. Using a generator to power the town, they rebuild the city and fend off Elementals who love to sap their power. But in order to find more survivors, they need to be as energy efficient as possible. PowerPlay is a fun game that gets young apprentices thinking about energy efficiency, and transforms this into positive behavioural change in their homes and workplaces.

 

Frantic FC - c8apps

Games

Finalist

Frantic FC is a fast, frantic and fun football manager game for iOS and Android. Build a team of your favourite players, challenge other users online and play enthralling matches all in under 60 seconds. Frantic FC achieved a Top 10 ranking in the UK App Store within 2 months of launch.

 

Kia 'Game On' - Kia Motors Australia / Mnet Mobile

Games

Finalist

It is every sports fan’s dream to be part of the game, but unless you are a player it is almost impossible to gauge the true power and precision of professional sport. We transformed the tennis viewing and TVC experience with a world first App; Game On – turning viewers smartphones into virtual tennis racquets. We gave armchair athletes the chance to feel what it is like to be on court, returning the world’s fastest serves, and in doing so, demonstrate Kia’s innovation credentials. Our App exceeded all expectations, and we have a patent-pending technology!

 

That Great Word Game - Find Map Pty Ltd / Fuse Mobile

Games

Finalist

That Great Word game has transformed the classic word game Scrabble for the 21st Century! The famous board game we have loved since we were kids has now been given the remix treatment for people of all ages to get creative and design their own boards and games. Just think about the countless variations and new gameplay tactics that can be introduced by having the ability to create a board and add as many or little premium tiles as you wish. TGWG is a game changer..

 

Wild About Whales - NSW National Parks / mobiDdiction

Government Services

Finalist

“Wild About Whales” is Australia’s first official Whale Watching App. Every year a myriad of tourists & locals come from far and wide to experience the magnificent coasts and national parks of NSW. One of the most popular coastal attractions are the amazing Whales that inhabit the surrounding ocean, especially in the migration season that takes place June – November each year. Wild About Whales is a mobile program that lets whale enthusiasts connect & engage with the Whale watching experience. The app enables Whale aficionados to share their whale sightings, along with a plenitude of other community engagement activities.

 

Australian JobSearch - Department of Employment / Adelphi Digital - Reading Room Australia

Government Services

- Winner

Looking for work is one of the toughest jobs around. Reading Room worked in collaboration with the Department of Employment to empower the +700,000 job seekers in Australia to take control of their job seeking through an interconnected set of digital tools. The power and organisational efficiency of self-service job seeking is at the heart a fresh and revitalised responsive web app that looks stunning and works superbly across all screens.

 

Flinders Street Station Design Competition - web app voting platform - Major Projects Victoria / August

Government Services

Finalist

The Victorian Government took a new approach to public feedback for the international design competition to redevelop Flinders Street Station. The People’s Choice Campaign had one goal. Give people a say and make it meaningful. August developed a web app voting platform within six weeks. Voters were given insights into the entrants’ designs and the tools to critique them. The campaign led to 18,974 votes in two weeks. Other key statistics: 288,053 unique site visits, 1.7 million page views & votes from over 161 countries. This project gave Melbournians a voice and placed the city on the world’s architectural stage.

 

iNotice - NSW Community Services and Health ITAB / Fuse Mobile

Government Services

Finalist

iNotice assists care workers and family carers in the early identification of risk factors associated with safe medicines use in a home environment. What makes this app unique is the way this information is delivered by spinning the wheel. This simple gesture encourages the user to keep spinning the wheel and to tap on the content, thus providing users with additional knowledge and skills for information sharing with all of the client’s care team (e.g nurses, GPs, pharmacists).

 

INCSnap - Queensland Fire and Emergency Service / Mnet Mobile

Government Services

Finalist

Mnet is proud to represent ‘INCSnap’ (Incident Snap); a native iOS application and digital asset management solution designed for Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES) and other State Emergency Services to manage real-time critical information related to emergency response incidents. Designed and delivered in just six weeks the solution has been extremely successful in operation and has been expanded and formalised as a primary tool in incident response and has been rapidly adopted by other services and states. Most recently in Cyclone Ita, INCSnap was the sole source of quality imagery and reliable data during the initial response phase. It has been credited with informing QFES response coordination, the Premier, the public and helping save property and lives.

 

Oneflare Mobile App - Oneflare Pty Ltd

Home & Garden

Finalist

Oneflare is Australia’s fastest growing marketplace for local services, leading the way with more than 45,000 registered businesses and over $50 million of jobs requested. Oneflare has recently acquired Australia’s largest renovation forum - RenovateForum. Oneflare’s innovation extends to its iPhone & iPad app that allows customers to request from over 250 services categories and receive quotes from local businesses in real time. Customers can review these quotes together with the business’ accreditation, license and customer feedback. For businesses, the app allows them to receive job leads in real time and respond or quote on-the-go.

 

Yates My Garden App - Yates / Webling Interactive

Home & Garden

- Winner

The Yates My Garden Mobile app is the world’s most comprehensive interactive guide to gardening. The multi platform app provides gardening pros and enthusiasts with everything they need to design, grow and manage their perfect garden, featuring an Augmented Reality Garden Visualiser with a wide selection of virtual plants. The app steps the user through the garden life cycle; finding inspiration, designing, planning, planting, growing, managing and solving pesky problems that stop the garden from thriving. The app is available on iPhone, iPad and Android; integrated with Social Media and Yate's Garden Club community.

 

HR Mobile App - Telstra

In Field Services

Finalist

HR tasks don't need to be painful, onerous and boring. Our Experience Designers spoke to staff from across the business to find out what they wanted from HR. It supported corporate analysis that the 3 primary HR tasks that frustrate staff were submitting leave, time-sheets and accessing their payslips. For managers it was approving leave and time-sheets. Of particular concern are our front-line staff, many do not have easy access to desktops to complete these tasks. Our backend processes haven't changed but we have completely re-imagined how our staff have to interact with them for mobile.

 

CivilWorks - On-Site Civil Solutions Pty Ltd / RU Advertising

In Field Services

- Winner

CivilWorks: Part of Your Civil Construction Team CivilWorks makes on-site calculations easy! From sewer main to drainage construction calculations, road and subdivision formulas, volume calculations and more. CivilWorks contains fundamental civil construction formulas to perform on-site mathematical calculations. A must-have for construction workers, CivilWorks is perfect for getting your on-site civil construction and civil engineering calculations correct every time! Stop costly reworks and delays with real-time job tracking for civil engineering management. CivilWorks is simple to use and helps get your jobs done fast and on budget.

 

ARISapp - Digitalinc

In Field Services

Finalist

Digitalinc are the developers of an innovative software platform designed to enhance the productivity of mobile sales or service teams. Digitalinc strives to maintain an innovative position within the mobile business app’s market place through its industry leading mobile productivity app, ARISapp

 

TIKS Pre-Start - Chocolate Coded Pty Ltd

In Field Services

- Winner

TIKS Pre-Start is an innovative Australian-designed iOS, Android and web application that revolutionises industrial health and safety documentation and reporting in the workplace. TIKS Pre-Start complies with WHS Acts, and provides front-line workers with super-fast, up-to-date information, and the ability to report health and safety issues on-site. It also allows managers to drastically reduce paper documentation, vastly increase efficiency and greatly improve safety in the workplace. With its amazingly intuitive user interface, TIKS Pre-Start is becoming a must-have application for any business wanting to take health and safety seriously, while at the same time turbo-charging productivity, efficiencies and profitability.

 

Aconex Mobile Platform - Aconex

In Field Services

Finalist

Whether you’re building a skyscraper, a bridge, an underwater tunnel, or an oil rig; you need the most current design and construction drawings right there in your hands.. not back in your office. Up until now though, those docs have only been available onsite in hardcopy (aka paper) with all the issues that entails. Aconex Mobile bridges this gap between where the info is and where it’s actually needed, ensuring you always have access to the most up to date data required to keep your project on track (and to stop it from literally falling over).

 

HR Mobile App - Telstra

Line of Business

Finalist

HR tasks don't need to be painful, onerous and boring. Our Experience Designers spoke to staff from across the business to find out what they wanted from HR. It supported corporate analysis that the 3 primary HR tasks that frustrate staff were submitting leave, time-sheets and accessing their payslips. For managers it was approving leave and time-sheets. Of particular concern are our front-line staff, many do not have easy access to desktops to complete these tasks. Our backend processes haven't changed but we have completely re-imagined how our staff have to interact with them for mobile.

 

MYOB PayDirect - MYOB

Line of Business

- Winner

MYOB PayDirect makes it easy for businesses to manage their invoices and take credit card payments on their smart phone using an iOS or Android mobile app and a secure ‘Chip and PIN’ payment device whilst on the road. MYOB PayDirect is fully integrated into MYOB AccounRight, so that users can access their customer details, product items ain real-time when they’re creating new invoices or taking payment. This integration eliminates data-entry and date-entry errors by eliminating double entry of key accounting data and by automatically posting invoice and payment details through to AccountRight in real time.

 

Bendix Brake Pad Identifier - Bendix / RU Advertising

Line of Business

Finalist

Photograph and identify any brake pad with your mobile phone! Developed for mechanics, brake fitters and DIY car enthusiasts, the Bendix Brake Pad Identifier app accurately identifies any brake pad within seconds. If you spend too much time searching through catalogues to identify brake pads only to have the wrong parts delivered, this app is the only solution for you. Simply take a photo of a brake pad and the image recognition software will instantly find part numbers that best match your photograph. Quick and easy to use, this app will save you time in your busy workshop.

 

Dotgain - Dotgain

Line of Business

Finalist

Dotgain is an online cloud based tool that has been developed to drive greater business performance by creating smarter and more efficient workflow practices for creative agencies and printers. Dotgain is the first in the creative industry to do something of this particular nature.

 

storePlay - Music In Minutes - Marketing Melodies Pty. Ltd.

Line of Business

Finalist

storePlay is the world's first App based background music service that allows music to be remotely downloaded and played on an iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad. storePlay provides playlists for retailers, restaurants, hair salons and other commercial premises and allows businesses to download 100% legal and tailored playlists for their stores and venues.

 

SendaScript App - SendaScript

Medical

Finalist

SendaScript is creating freedom for consumers, solving the arduous task of medication supply. It's a mobile ordering & retailing platform where customers are connected to open pharmacies anywhere, any-time. The company implements a recognized solution in removing the cash register & the sales cue, giving a customer the choice of saving time & avoiding the frustration of in-store transactions.

 

The Alfred Intensive Care Unit (ICU) waiting room application - The Alfred Hospital Intensive Care Unit

Medical

- Winner

The Alfred Intensive Care Unit (ICU) waiting room application; a new model of consumer engagement The focus was to: • Prepare a patient’s loved one for what to expect in the ICU • Provide information about the ICU, its staffing, ICU procedures and therapies • Empower the patient’s loved ones to participate in patient care • Provide information 24 hours a day in an easily accessible, user friendly, interactive and innovative way, allowing users to determine what information they read, when they read it, and to revisit the information as many times as needed. • Easily change and update the application in response to feedback from families and clinicians, keeping it current and effective.

 

Better Health Channel V3 Android & iOS app - Victorian Department of Health - Victorian Department of Health

Medical

Finalist

Since 1999 the Better Health Channel has helped Australian’s achieve the best possible health and wellbeing through various stages of life. The website provides clinical quality assured health information and over the past 12 months has assisted over 40 million people on their health journey. This success extends to the mobile domain, with previous iOS versions of the BHC app receiving great consumer and industry acclaim - including awards at the 2012 and 2013 mobies. The V3 app extends health information access to Android users and provides an improved user experience for iOS users through a design and feature update.

 

MedicineList+ - NPS MedicineWise / Outware Mobile

Medical

Finalist

NPS MedicineWise identified that many Australians are hospitalised each year due to medicine mishaps that could easily be prevented. To address safer medicine use, the free MedicineList+ app for iPhone and Android was developed. This app provides individuals and carers, with a simple and easy way to manage medicines, set medicine reminders and get access to up-to-date medicine information.

 

PENNY THE PIRATE - LUXOTTICA / Saatchi & Saatchi

Medical

Finalist

We created a storybook app which doubles as a screening tool. This can be operated by any adult, without previous training. As a screening tool for children, the app is more accurate, faster to operate and far more engaging than any previous One Sight method. It can also be downloaded by any child care worker to operate a OneSight quality screening anywhere in Australia.

 

Coles Mobile Wallet - Coles Financial Services / Outware Mobile

Mobile Payments

Finalist

The Coles Mobile Wallet is a holistic solution that provides customers with a convenient and secure way to access internet banking and account management on their mobile phones, whilst also allowing users to pay and scan their flybuys card all on their smartphone. This new product positions Coles as an innovative leader in financial services technology, being the first app to combine rewards with mobile payment.

 

Juvo - Tappr

Mobile Payments

Finalist

Juvo is next generation of mPOS. Juvo is the simplest way to run your business, accept card payments and has all the features you need to impress your customers. Customise your inventory, attract new customers and reward your regulars with integrated loyalty programs, and get the information you need to make informed business decisions with real-time in app reporting. Built native by the team, we've focused on building a solution that adapts to small business and has been tested extensively by actual users in the field with amazing results. Welcome to the complete mobile payment ecosystem.

 

Quest microPay - Mobile EFTPOS for Smartphones & Tablets - Quest Payment Systems

Mobile Payments

Finalist

microPay, a compact, mobile EFTPOS companion for Smartphones, Tablets and traditional fixed POS systems. microPay allows acceptance of credit/debit card payments there and then! No paper invoices, no cheques, no delay! Whether you mow lawns or have a market stall, microPay gives your business an on-the-go method to process secure card payments. Using microPay is easy – enter the amount you wish to be paid by your customer into the microPay app on your Smartphone or Tablet, process the transaction on the microPay device, and issue the customer receipt by email or SMS. It’s that simple!

 

Commonwealth Bank Mobile App - Commonwealth Bank

Mobile Payments

- Winner

The Commonwealth Bank App is a world-class mobile banking experience that pushes the boundaries of mobile banking. It lets you View your account balance with one simple swipe Pay via a mobile number, email address or Facebook contact Tap & Pay with your phone at any MasterCard® PayPassTM terminal ( A worlds first for our Samsung S4 customers) Use your phone at an ATM to get money with Cardless Cash Easy control of your credit cards with Lock, Block and Limit (patent pending)

 

ANZ Grow for iOS - ANZ / Outware Mobile

Mobile Trading Platforms

- Winner

ANZ’s vision is to create the world’s best wealth management platform with Grow, an iOS app that allows customers to manage their financial portfolio all in one place. It combines basic banking features with share trading, superannuation and insurance in the one app. Designed with usability and simplicity in mind, Grow cements ANZ’s position as a leader in technology innovation in the banking and finance sector.

 

Sea Shepherd Radio - Sea Shepherd / The Honorable Society

Music & Performance

Finalist

Sea Shepherd Radio - defending our oceans through the airwaves. Listen online or through an app to music and the latest news from Sea Shepherd campaigns.

 

Musica Viva App - Musica Viva Australia

Music & Performance

Finalist

The Musica Viva app delivers the world of chamber music and music education to your fingertips. Book tickets to a concert, watch a video, listen to music, or donate to one of our music education programs.

 

storePlay - Music In Minutes - Marketing Melodies Pty. Ltd.

Music & Performance

- Winner

storePlay is the world's first App based background music service that allows music to be remotely downloaded and played on an iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad. storePlay provides playlists for retailers, restaurants, hair salons and other commercial premises and allows businesses to download 100% legal and tailored playlists for their stores and venues.

 

MedicineList+ - NPS MedicineWise / Outware Mobile

Not For Profit

Finalist

NPS MedicineWise identified that many Australians are hospitalised each year due to medicine mishaps that could easily be prevented. To address safer medicine use, the free MedicineList+ app for iPhone and Android was developed. This app provides individuals and carers, with a simple and easy way to manage medicines, set medicine reminders and get access to up-to-date medicine information.

 

PENNY THE PIRATE - LUXOTTICA / Saatchi & Saatchi

Not For Profit

- Winner

We created a storybook app which doubles as a screening tool. This can be operated by any adult, without previous training. As a screening tool for children, the app is more accurate, faster to operate and far more engaging than any previous One Sight method. It can also be downloaded by any child care worker to operate a OneSight quality screening anywhere in Australia.

 

The Check-in App - beyondblue

Not For Profit

Finalist

The Check-in app, developed by beyondblue and Two Bulls was launched in June 2014. The free app encourages young people to start and complete a conversation with a friend they are worried about. The app explains the conversation process and suggests a path – with suggested ways of approaching their friend, places and times. There are also tips from other young people who have had similar conversations and links to additional support.

 

Sea Shepherd Radio - Sea Shepherd / The Honorable Society

Not For Profit

Finalist

Sea Shepherd Radio - defending our oceans through the airwaves. Listen online or through an app to music and the latest news from Sea Shepherd campaigns.

 

Children with ASD & Disability - Raising Children Network / 2and2

Not For Profit

Finalist

For parents who have a child with disability or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and confused by information, amid the day-to-day demands of raising a child with special needs. Children with ASD & Disability is an app that gives parents the information and support they are looking for. Designed and developed for use before and after diagnosis, this app enables parents to navigate local support and service systems, and learn more about disability and ASD wherever and whenever they need to.

 

Bluethumb Art Apps - Bluethumb Art

Online Shopping

- Winner

Bluethumb brings art to your phone. We're Australia's fastest growing visual art platform, the place for artists to exhibit and sell their artwork directly to art lovers. Our iPhone app was recently judged by Apple as a "Best New App". And we've just released our lovely Android app, which we think is the finest Android art app experience the exists on a phone.

 

SendaScript App - SendaScript

Online Shopping

Finalist

SendaScript is creating freedom for consumers, solving the arduous task of medication supply. It's a mobile ordering & retailing platform where customers are connected to open pharmacies anywhere, any-time. The company implements a recognized solution in removing the cash register & the sales cue, giving a customer the choice of saving time & avoiding the frustration of in-store transactions.

 

HR Mobile App - Telstra

Productivity Apps

Finalist

HR tasks don't need to be painful, onerous and boring. Our Experience Designers spoke to staff from across the business to find out what they wanted from HR. It supported corporate analysis that the 3 primary HR tasks that frustrate staff were submitting leave, time-sheets and accessing their payslips. For managers it was approving leave and time-sheets. Of particular concern are our front-line staff, many do not have easy access to desktops to complete these tasks. Our backend processes haven't changed but we have completely re-imagined how our staff have to interact with them for mobile.

 

Bendix Brake Pad Identifier - Bendix / RU Advertising

Productivity Apps

- Winner

Photograph and identify any brake pad with your mobile phone! Developed for mechanics, brake fitters and DIY car enthusiasts, the Bendix Brake Pad Identifier app accurately identifies any brake pad within seconds. If you spend too much time searching through catalogues to identify brake pads only to have the wrong parts delivered, this app is the only solution for you. Simply take a photo of a brake pad and the image recognition software will instantly find part numbers that best match your photograph. Quick and easy to use, this app will save you time in your busy workshop.

 

The Toolshed - The App Shed Pty Ltd

Productivity Apps

Finalist

The Toolshed is an all-in-one business productivity tool covering all aspects of Australian Workplace Health and Safety legislation. It has been designed to eliminate and streamline the day to day processes of meeting the Australian legislations.

 

Easy First Aid - Incident & Record Keeping Tool - The PE Geek

Productivity Apps

Finalist

Easy First Aid is a powerful First Aid Record Keeping and Treatment Tool. A truly mobile and powerful way to capture and record incident details and subsequent treatment. Never again will you need to keep extensive and confusing paperwork.

 

Teamstuff - Shine Technologies P/L (Beyond Software)

Productivity Apps

Finalist

Teamstuff is an award winning, free mobile and web app for social sports teams that helps them to communicate and manage important team stuff like schedules, game details (with maps!), attendance, rostering, duties, contacts, emergency medical info and more. It lightens the workload for managers & coaches, makes scheduling clearer for parents and players with multiple schedules, works for all varieties of family and lets the whole team focus on the important stuff – the game itself. Less work, more play!

 

Aconex Mobile Platform - Aconex

Project Management

- Winner

Whether you’re building a skyscraper, a bridge, an underwater tunnel, or an oil rig; you need the most current design and construction drawings right there in your hands.. not back in your office. Up until now though, those docs have only been available onsite in hardcopy (aka paper) with all the issues that entails. Aconex Mobile bridges this gap between where the info is and where it’s actually needed, ensuring you always have access to the most up to date data required to keep your project on track (and to stop it from literally falling over).

 

Streamtime - Online Studio Management Software for Creative Companies - Streamtime Software

Project Management

- Winner

How do you take a server-installed app that ten thousand people rely on to run their businesses and give them access to the mission-critical information they need while out on the go?

 

SendaScript App - SendaScript

Retail & Shopping

- Winner

SendaScript is creating freedom for consumers, solving the arduous task of medication supply. It's a mobile ordering & retailing platform where customers are connected to open pharmacies anywhere, any-time. The company implements a recognized solution in removing the cash register & the sales cue, giving a customer the choice of saving time & avoiding the frustration of in-store transactions.

 

Alsco Sales Office - Alsco / Alive

Sales Force

- Winner

The Alsco Sales Office application unlocks traditional IT constraints on their vast field force. It utilises a mix of advanced features delivered in an intuitive user interface, which unlocks the potential of their existing enterprise applications and allows each employee to maximise their daily output.

 

Shooting Star Sports Cards - Shooting Star Sports Cards / Appiwork

Sport

Finalist

Shooting Star Sports Cards enables parents to create stunning personalised sports cards for their children.

 

Frantic FC - c8apps

Sport

Finalist

Frantic FC is a fast, frantic and fun football manager game for iOS and Android. Build a team of your favourite players, challenge other users online and play enthralling matches all in under 60 seconds. Frantic FC achieved a Top 10 ranking in the UK App Store within 2 months of launch.

 

Kia 'Game On' - Kia Motors Australia / Mnet Mobile

Sport

- Winner

It is every sports fan’s dream to be part of the game, but unless you are a player it is almost impossible to gauge the true power and precision of professional sport. We transformed the tennis viewing and TVC experience with a world first App; Game On – turning viewers smartphones into virtual tennis racquets. We gave armchair athletes the chance to feel what it is like to be on court, returning the world’s fastest serves, and in doing so, demonstrate Kia’s innovation credentials. Our App exceeded all expectations, and we have a patent-pending technology!

 

Kia 'Game On' - Kia Motors Australia / Mnet Mobile

Television/Movies

- Winner

It is every sports fan’s dream to be part of the game, but unless you are a player it is almost impossible to gauge the true power and precision of professional sport. We transformed the tennis viewing and TVC experience with a world first App; Game On – turning viewers smartphones into virtual tennis racquets. We gave armchair athletes the chance to feel what it is like to be on court, returning the world’s fastest serves, and in doing so, demonstrate Kia’s innovation credentials. Our App exceeded all expectations, and we have a patent-pending technology!

 

Thirst for Sydney - Thirsty Work

Travel & Tourism

Finalist

Thirst for Sydney is an iPhone travel guide app to exploring Sydney Harbour's best bays, beaches and bars. Five curated itineraries integrate with ferry timetables, maps and step by step walking directions to explore harbourside neighbourhoods — helped along by lively commentary, photos and reviews. Written by a Sydney born-and-bred travel writer, the guide also includes exclusive insider tips from ferry masters and crew, who for the first time ever have contributed to an app. A real-time interactive feature allows locals and travellers to connect and meet up at harbourside watering holes along the way.

 

Views On Top - Views On Top Pty Ltd

Travel & Tourism

Finalist

Views On Top showcases the best scenic destinations around the world. Likened to the 'child of Instagram and TripAdvisor', the app helps people easily find places with great views in 85 countries, with stunning images, a summary of what to expect, opening times, maps, directions and more. On personalised world maps, users can build a bucket-list of places they want to visit and record where they’ve been. Views On Top encourages sharing of photos, comments, and recommendations for locations with views, plus you can book tickets and reserve hotel rooms direct from the app.

 

Flinders Street Station Design Competition - web app voting platform - Major Projects Victoria / August

Travel & Tourism

- Winner

The Victorian Government took a new approach to public feedback for the international design competition to redevelop Flinders Street Station. The People’s Choice Campaign had one goal. Give people a say and make it meaningful. August developed a web app voting platform within six weeks. Voters were given insights into the entrants’ designs and the tools to critique them. The campaign led to 18,974 votes in two weeks. Other key statistics: 288,053 unique site visits, 1.7 million page views & votes from over 161 countries. This project gave Melbournians a voice and placed the city on the world’s architectural stage.

 

RoyalAuto iPad app - RACV

Travel & Tourism

Finalist

To re-make a paper magazine into a tablet app that literally sings and dances.

 

Yates My Garden App - Yates / Webling Interactive

Utilities

Finalist

The Yates My Garden Mobile app is the world’s most comprehensive interactive guide to gardening. The multi platform app provides gardening pros and enthusiasts with everything they need to design, grow and manage their perfect garden, featuring an Augmented Reality Garden Visualiser with a wide selection of virtual plants. The app steps the user through the garden life cycle; finding inspiration, designing, planning, planting, growing, managing and solving pesky problems that stop the garden from thriving. The app is available on iPhone, iPad and Android; integrated with Social Media and Yate's Garden Club community.

 

BoardTRAC - BoardTRAC

Utilities

Finalist

Launched in January 2013 as the first entirely Australian developed board portal, the system has been locally designed and developed by Australian governance experts, for organisations to have paperless board meetings. All servers are located in Australia and all support services and staff are Australian based. BoardTRAC introduces safe, simple, and secure distribution of board papers, agendas and governance related materials anytime, anywhere. The application removes the need for carrying and distributing large paper documents for board meetings and replaces it with a simple, accessible app.

 

Choose Tap - Yarra Valley Water / August

Utilities

Finalist

Choose Tap, an initiative by Yarra Valley Water, aims to promote the benefits of drinking tap water as part of a healthy lifestyle and positive alternative to bottled water. So why not make this easier for people by letting them know where publically accessible tap water is around Melbourne? The Yarra Valley Water Choose Tap application helps you to find tap water wherever you are in Melbourne. With more than 5000 locations, anyone using the iOS or Android app can find tap water when they need it.

 

Australia Post ParcelSend application - Australia Post / Odecee

Utilities

- Winner

ParcelSend is the first application in the Australian market allowing users to perform an entire end-to-end parcel sending transaction from their phone. The app lets users get quotes, create labels, pay for delivery and even organise for parcels to be collected – all on their mobile phone, wherever they are.

 

Bureau of Meteorology Mobile Website - Bureau of Meteorology

Weather

- Winner

The Bureau of Meteorology’s mobile weather website, launched on May 27, puts Australia’s most accurate and authoritative weather intelligence directly into the hands of every smartphone user. Using GPS tracking, the site provides up-to-the-minute forecasts for users’ immediate locations: the temperature, wind and chance of rain at different times of the day, together with a detailed picture of the coming week’s weather. Designed to provide at-a-glance weather information for practical decision-making, the site draws upon the Bureau’s Next Generation Forecast and Warning System, which covers the country with a forecasting grid capable of delivering high-resolution forecasts for every 6km² area.

 

Oz Quake earthquake monitoring app - Brite Apps

Weather

Finalist

Oz Quake app offers its users the latest seismic information from 7 international agencies including US Geological Survey, European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre and GeoScience Australia. With more than 250,000 downloads and 50,000 active monthly users the app is one of the most popular earthquake apps in the world. Every month Oz Quake sends over 3,000,000 free push notifications with the information about recent earthquakes to its registered users. Oz Quake is a free to use app with premium features available via in-app-purchases.

 

2014 WINNERS ANNOUNCED

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