2015 [app] design awards AUS

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Best New Service or Application

This can be any new service or application from a start-up to an industry leader. It’s not just bells and whistles we're after but true innovation, exceeding expectations and filling a void that had previously been open.

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Nominations in Category

Domain Home Price Guide - Domain Group

Best New Service or Application

- Gold

13 million homes are now available at your fingertips, with Domain’s new Home Price Guide. Available for free on Domain’s award winning iOS and Android apps, and web (responsive), Domain Home Price Guide provides homebuyers, sellers and renters with valuable data that has historically been kept in multiple proprietary systems, and has been difficult and expensive to obtain. Everyone now has easy access to estimates of a property’s price, its sales and rental history, historical listing images, and the ability to see similar surrounding properties — whether or not the home is on the market, instantly.

AisleOne - AFD App by Aussie Farmers Direct - Aussie Farmers Direct / Gomeeki

Best New Service or Application

A 'World First' app that completely re-imagines the online shopping experience, by throwing out all of the standard e-commerce conventions and starting from scratch. AisleOne by Aussie Farmers Direct, is a true virtual shop optimised for touch-screens that makes customers feel like they’re physically standing in a supermarket.

Booodl - Booodl

Best New Service or Application

- Silver

Booodl is the best tool for shopping locally. Through the app, users can easily find nearby stores that stock items they want and message shop assistants. From there they can head in-store to buy, or purchase in-app with the ‘Tap + Buy’ feature. It brings the ease of online shopping to the physical retail world. Users will also get a push notification when anything on their list is stocked nearby – it’s like a personal shopping assistant in your pocket. That means no more kick-yourself moments when you forget to pick up those Nespresso capsules!

Orbit - Starlight Foundation / Odecee

Best New Service or Application

- Silver

‘Orbit’ is a new digital system designed to enhance the Starlight Children’s Foundation’s in-hospital programs by tracking user participation and facilitating important administrative processes - without disrupting the fun! With this system, our team has brought together technical and creative skill to develop a completely bespoke solution that meets the unique needs of this extraordinary organisation, at the same time as adding some excitement to the normally tedious task of user registration. Starlight programs already make an incredible difference in the lives of sick children and their families; with Orbit supporting them, the sky’s the limit!

My Inspection App - My Inspection App

Best New Service or Application

A innovative and one of a kind app to assist inspectors/auditors and even moms and dads complete any type inspection onsite. No Technical know how and no internet connectivity is required. MIA can be used with the preloaded templates or create custom templates.

My Macquarie - AMP Capital Shopping Centres / Mnet Mobile

Best New Service or Application

We were tasked to draw Sydney’s fashion elite back to the newly refurbished Macquarie Shopping Centre, reposition it from “old-fashioned” to “The Face of Fashion”. To connect and engage consumers, we ‘eventised’ the launch of the Macquarie shopping centre by creating Australia’s first "SHOPPABLE CATWALK". Utilising patented audio watermarking technology, MyMacquarie synced to the show, placing the style inspiration of the catwalk in the palm of fashionistas' hands, enabling spectators to move from inspiration, to change room, to purchase. The app successfully placed over 70,000 individual fashion items, directing users into store following the show.

The Big Adventure - Seven Network / Mnet Mobile

Best New Service or Application

The most successful Australian TV App Ever! Making television shows and selling ads used to be relatively simple - just attract eyeballs and advertising revenue would follow. Nowadays the conversation between networks and advertisers revolves around effectiveness rather than just reach. Our insight was simple – viewers of reality shows envy the contestants. So, for the first time ever, we gave viewers the same challenge as the contestants. Our patented technology enabled viewers to compete alongside contestants and in doing so, The Big Adventure app has set a new benchmark for second screen engagement.

Vote Victoria - Victorian Electoral Commission / Mnet Mobile

Best New Service or Application

We had to encourage and enable young Victorians to get involved in the electoral process and fulfill their democratic duty. The Vote Victoria app was a resounding success. Downloads of our app tripled those of the previous election's app and average usage increased 1000% to over 30 minutes. Combining users with the PR & social media coverage generated by the app, our estimates indicate it reached over half of the 18-24 year old population in Victoria, with an average 5 star rating by those who used it.

IOOF Super App - IOOF Holdings Limited / Mnet Mobile

Best New Service or Application

- Silver

Making a super app is a balancing act. Some users are so proactive they want to trade shares on the bus right now, whilst others never interact with their account at all; until one day that penny drops - this is real money. Working with IOOF we made that day come.

Gourmet Traveller Wine Digital Edition - GT Wine Magazine Pty Limited

Best New Service or Application

Daily wine without the headache! Expertise from 8 Masters of Wine and 23 contributors from across the globe, now published in real-time. From wine tours to events to exclusive tasting notes and recommendations, this is the only go-to reference for the wine lover.

Stan - Stan / Stan

Best New Service or Application

- Silver

Stan is the biggest deal in entertainment enjoyed by over 900,000 Australians watching more than 2 million hours of TV every month. After launching on Australia Day 2015 Stan has changed the way Australian's watch TV, providing an easy to use product on a range of devices allowing users to stream TV to their device for the low cost of $10 per month.

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25 August 2015 - Earlybird Deadline
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