2014 US Mobile & App Design Awards

7 October 2014 - Earlybird Deadline
21 October 2014 - Standard Deadline
7 November 2014 - Late Deadline
8 November 2014 - Judging & Ratings
13 November 2014 - Rating closes
14 November 2014 - Winners announced
20 November 2014 - Awards Presentation
THE DESIGN 100 - [live]

Awards Entries

Access Health CT (ahCT) Mobile - Access Health CT / Amtex Systems

Best API

- Gold

Access Health CT is one of the leading State Based Health Insurance Exchanges (HIX) nationally, providing a highly successful implementation since State Based HIX went live on October 01, 2013. ahCT Mobile is a visionary platform that pioneers the application of digital technologies to HIX, providing a rich Digital API that powers a Software as a Service (SaaS) platform for HIX. It digitizes the business model for HIX to provide a mobile platform and digital services to State Based Health Insurance Exchanges, Private Health Insurance Exchanges, State Health and Human Services organizations and Insurance Carriers.

 

Code Halos - Cognizant / Webfire

Best Audience Migration to Mobile Technology

- Silver

Code Halo™ – the information that surrounds people, organizations, and devices – are today's digital fuel. Learn how they catalyze performance by downloading our new "Code Halos" app.

 

Salesforce Wave: Analytics Cloud Mobile - Salesforce

Best Audience Migration to Mobile Technology

- Gold

Salesforce Wave Mobile is the first cloud analytics platform designed for every business user, making it easier than ever for anyone to explore data, uncover new insights and take action instantly from a mobile device. Download now to try out the immersive experience with included sample applications and imagine the possibilities for your own business.

 

Martian Notifier Smartwatch - Martian Watches

Best Connected Device and Wearable Tech

- Gold

Martian Notifier is a smartwatch that, for the first time, is providing unique Smart Notifications to users’ wrists for hands-free, eyes-free awareness. This innovative technology is packaged in a beautifully designed, fashion-forward analog watch with an integrated OLED readout, that people are proud to wear anywhere. At $129, Martian is making this new technology accessible. With the free Martian App, it provides Android and iOS smartphone users customized alerts from thousands of popular programs and apps – email, SMS, calendar, Runmeter, CNN, ESPN SportsCenter, Words with Friends, and many more. With Martian Notifier, you'll never miss another moment!

 

MyDrive - MyDrive Solutions / Compsoft

Best Expanded Service

- Silver

MyDrive are world leaders in telematics profiling, delivering the most detailed and accurate driver profiles to their customers in the insurance industry. MyDrive’s solution was originally based on “black-box” devices which would submit driver telematics data to the MyDrive servers. MyDrive has now expanded its service to support iOS and Android; using smartphone apps to collect and submit data negates the need to install specific devices, and enables insurers to integrate additional features, enhancing engagement with their brand. MyDrive’s SDKs can be used by insurers to create apps, or by Compsoft to develop apps for MyDrive customers.

 

Aconex Mobile Platform - Aconex

Best Expanded Service

- Gold

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, those documents have only been available onsite in hardcopy (aka paper), which presents a range of issues. The solution is Aconex Mobile, which ensures you always have access to the most up-to-date documents and data required to keep your project on track and avoid costly mistakes.

 

Salesforce Wave: Analytics Cloud Mobile - Salesforce

Best Measurement Solution

- Gold

Salesforce Wave Mobile is the first cloud analytics platform designed for every business user, making it easier than ever for anyone to explore data, uncover new insights and take action instantly from a mobile device. Download now to try out the immersive experience with included sample applications and imagine the possibilities for your own business.

 

PPLCONNECT - PPLCONNECT

Best Mobile or App Startup

- Gold

PPLCONNECT is the world's first Virtual Smartphone. PPLCONNECT lets users send/receive their SMS as well as Free Messages, all in 1 thread. And then continue the conversation on their computer, tablet, and more. We also let users Call with their phone number from any device. Simply install the PPLCONNECT app on your phone & then go to www.pplco.mobi on any device to access/use your phone. That means you can SMS from a computer, call from a tablet or even a friend’s phone - all with your phone number! Have the smartphone experience you love, with increased flexibility.

 

Dogalize - Business Competence srl

Best Mobile or App Startup

- Silver

The Best social network app for your dog. Dogalize is the best social network dedicated to your dog. Dogalize is an application that can interact with all social networks (facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, You Tube) allowing the user to share information, experiences, photos and videos of your dog with the other owners. dogalize is the social network for our best friend. we Dogalize, and you ?

 

Bubble Browser for iPad - Macoscope

Best Mobile or App Startup

- Silver

Bubble Browser is the ultimate app for browsing your Evernote data. Bubble Browser is a visual metaphor for browsing and searching your data. Tags, notebooks and dates are presented as colorful and differently sized bubbles that expose most important information in any context. Bubble Browser for iPad lets you touch your Evernote data. You can tap any bubble to see and discover new connections between your notebooks, dates, and tags.

 

Perch - the must have SMB App - Closely

Best Mobile or App Startup

- Silver

Closely set out to solve the mystery of local digital marketing for SMBs. By providing a bird’s eye view into social, review and promotions activity for their businesses and competitors, small businesses are armed with daily inspiration and a watch tool in the form of an intuitive, easy to use mobile app. Perch App Home Page: http://perchapp.com/

 

Guest Locker Smart Security App - WeezLabs, Inc.

Best Mobile or App Startup

- Silver

Guest Locker is an Android Security Application that allows you to freely hand off your device to friends and family while protecting the data that you wish to remain private and secure. No rooting required!

 

Access Health CT (ahCT) Mobile Enroll - Access Health CT / Amtex Systems

Best New Service

- Gold

ahCT Mobile is a visionary initiative that pioneers the application of digital technologies to Health Insurance Exchanges to provide consumer focused services. ahCT Mobile provides the digital services for Access Health CT and is also a SaaS platform that can rapidly provide similar capabilities and services to other organizations. With “mobile enroll”, ahCT Mobile provides the ability for customers to apply for Qualified Health Plans (QHP) faster than ever before using their mobile devices. This new service breaks new ground in mobile data entry by providing a design that significantly reduces the application time as compared to the Web.

 

LMK (Let Me Know) - Sphere of Influence, Inc.

Best New Service

- Silver

LMK (Let Me Know) fills the gap between group text messages and formal event planning platforms. We often invite friends to activities needing IN/OUT commitments or a headcount but we don’t want anything difficult or formal. Unlike group messaging platforms that require accounts and setup, LMK is immediate and fun. Everyone we invite is either IN or OUT. No pressure, no excuses, no surprises. LMK is the easiest way to organize informal social activities.

 

Access Health CT (ahCT) Mobile - Access Health CT / Amtex Systems

Best Platform

- Silver

ahCT Mobile is a visionary initiative that pioneers the application of digital technologies to Health Insurance Exchanges, providing configurable mobile applications and a rich Digital API that powers an end-to-end Software as a Service (SaaS) platform. It digitizes the business model for HIX to provide mobile capabilities and digital services to State Based Health Insurance Exchanges, Private Health Insurance Exchanges, State Health and Human Services organizations and Insurance Carriers. This platform powers the mobile apps for Access Health CT and can be rapidly configured for the branding, visual design and business functionality of other organizations.

 

Formworks - Digital Field Solutions / Compsoft

Best Platform

- Gold

Formworks for business eliminates the need for paper forms and cuts data processing time in half. The Formworks platform enables companies to easily create their own forms via a web GUI. Field based staff – for example salespeople, surveyors, facilities managers or auditors – then complete the forms on their iPad during a meeting or inspection. Formworks forms look familiar - just like paper forms, and support an exhaustive range of field types, including photo and signature capture, and handwriting recognition. Data is sent instantly back to the office - reducing paperwork and enabling faster data processing.

 

Make a Meal - Paul Saxby / Compsoft

Cooking

- Gold

Unlike other recipe apps, Make a Meal helps consumers save money and reduce food waste by suggesting recipes based on the ingredients they have. The app contains 500 recipes, sourced from chefs and cooks around the world. Users can type to search for specific items (like chicken or tomatoes) or search by categories (like Pasta or Meat). Recipes can be filtered for ease and quickness of preparation and tailored for dietary preferences. Users can also rate recipes to help them remember the best, mark them as Favourites, or post pictures of cooking achievements to Facebook or Twitter!

 

Boardroom Tycoon - CPA Australia Ltd

Education

- Silver

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.

 

Risk Ranch - CME Group / FreemanXP

Education

- Gold

Welcome to the first and most exciting agriculture-based learning app for kids of all ages! Risk Ranch is a fun, free and fast-paced, single-player education game with engaging, real-life content, challenging you to learn about the economics of agriculture while bringing your steer to market. Risk Ranch is based on CME Group and 4–H’s interactive Commodity Carnival game that has toured fairs around the U.S. to educate youth about risk management. Risk Ranch is available on the web, in the App Store and through the Android Market.

 

Boardroom Tycoon - CPA Australia Ltd

Education & Family

- Silver

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.

 

Looney Tunes ClickN READ Phonics - CNK Digital

Education & Family

- Gold

First designed as a web-based software and to be used in homes and schools, Looney Tunes Phonics incorporates the research based curriculum and instructional design of the highly acclaimed ClickN READ Phonics. Featuring the zany antics of Bugs Bunny, Daffy, Taz, Tweety and more, children learn to read the right way with help from the world famous Looney Tunes characters. The Looney Tunes gang entertains your child while they learn. Kids will delight in meeting the new on-screen instructor in the Looney Tunes Phonics app, Professor Wizbot, who teaches one click at a time.

 

Acorns - Acorns / Acorns

Financial Information & Tools

- Gold

Acorns is a new mobile app that invests spare change from everyday purchases into a diversified portfolio of index funds. A team of financial experts automatically diversifies and rebalances the customer’s holdings using funds from the world’s largest fund managers: Vanguard, Blackrock, and PIMCO. In addition to connecting with almost any bank account or credit card to invest spare change, customers can deposit or withdraw any amount at any time with no commissions or minimum account balances. Acorns makes it easy to get started anytime, anywhere, with any amount of money.

 

Credit Sesame - Credit Sesame, Inc.

Financial Information & Tools

- Silver

Credit Sesame is the only app and web-based credit and financial management platform that gives consumers the tools they need to access, monitor and analyze their credit, improve their financial standing and protect their identity all in one place. With Credit Sesame’s free app, we give millions of consumers an easy way to access their free credit score, free credit monitoring with alerts and free identity theft protection -- all available on-the-go whenever they need it.

 

GCC 100 Day Journey - Get The World Moving, Inc.

Fitness, Nutrition & Diet

- Gold

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 organizations and changed the lives of over 1.5 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.

 

PubRally - Sphere of Influence, Inc.

Food & Drink

- Silver

Bar and pub crawls are a global phenomenon that has been rapidly expanding in recent years without good digital platform support. PubRally answers this challenge with a professionally designed mobile app that connects crawlers to each other with an authentically digital experience. Available on both Android and iPhone, PubRally features an intuitive design that makes it easy to setup and join crawls. The app is primarily positioned as a marketing platform to be used by event sponsors and organizers; however, the app is also meant to be used by private individuals to setup their own crawls.

 

Dash Software, LLC - Dash Software, LLC

Food & Drink

- Gold

Dash is a mobile payment platform for that allows patrons to check-in, view, split, and pay their tab from their smartphone. Founded on the belief that no one should ever have to wait on a check at a restaurant, or leave a credit card behind at a bar, Dash revolutionizes the dining and going out experience using proprietary patented technology that directly integrates its users’ mobile devices with its participating venues’ point of sales systems.

 

Boardroom Tycoon - CPA Australia Ltd

Games

- Gold

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.

 

Access Health CT (ahCT) Mobile - Access Health CT / Amtex Systems

Government Services

- Gold

Access Health CT (ahCT) is a leading State Based Health Insurance Exchanges (HIX) nationally, providing a highly successful implementation since State Based HIX went live on October 01, 2013. ahCT Mobile is a visionary step forward in providing consumer focused government services. It pioneers the application of digital technologies to HIX and Health and Human Services organizations. The App provides customers several important services at their fingertips, including plan information, healthcare options, benefits screening, submission of verifications using mobile devices, and with the latest release, “mobile enroll” now provides the fastest and most convenient way to buy a health plan.

 

GrowIt! - GrowIt! / Eight Bit Studios

Home & Garden

- Gold

GrowIt! is the only social app that helps you find plants for your lifestyle and connect with other gardeners in your area! GrowIt! uses geolocation and user ratings to help you discover flowers, vegetables, and herbs that have been grown locally and rated by your peers. Searching for plants has never been simpler. If you know where you want to plant something and what color you want, GrowIt! can help you out.

 

ARISapp - Digitalinc

In Field Services

- Silver

Give your team the resources they need to succeed outside the office. Digitalinc are the developers of an innovative software platform designed to enhance the productivity of mobile sales or service teams. Our flagship application, ARISapp is an integrated platform for mobile devices, to leverage productivity, and increase the performance of sales or service teams.

 

Aconex Mobile Platform - Aconex

In Field Services

- Gold

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, those documents have only been available onsite in hardcopy (aka paper), which presents a range of issues. The solution is Aconex Mobile, which ensures you always have access to the most up-to-date documents and data required to keep your project on track and avoid costly mistakes.

 

Salesforce Wave: Analytics Cloud Mobile - Salesforce

Line of Business

- Gold

Salesforce Wave Mobile is the first cloud analytics platform designed for every business user, making it easier than ever for anyone to explore data, uncover new insights and take action instantly from a mobile device. Download now to try out the immersive experience with included sample applications and imagine the possibilities for your own business.

 

Award Force - Tectonic Digital

Line of Business

- Silver

Award Force is the next generation SaaS awards management application that delivers a great awards experience for entrants, judges and awards organisers. Seasoned awards organisers know there’s a lot to manage during an awards programme from accepting entries, taking payments, validating eligibility, organising & matching judges to entries, collating input and scores across multiple rounds of judging, shortlist to winner selection, and solid support and communication through the whole process. Award Force was designed from the ground up to deliver a robust online solution for awards, that’s a joy to use.

 

Greenway PrimeMOBILE™ - Greenway Medical / Mutual Mobile

Medical

- Gold

With PrimeMOBILE™, Greenway makes doctors' lives easier with quick access to the information they need to save lives.

 

Milk Music - Samsung Electronics

Music & Performance

- Gold

Milk Music, a Samsung radio app powered by Slacker, is exclusively for Samsung Galaxy owners and is currently available only in the US. Milk's unique, elegant, and easy-to-use dial design helps distinguish it from other mobile music apps. The design features a dial with haptic feedback that users turn to find stations they want to listen. Users may tap or turn the dial to access 200 stations from a library of over 13 million songs. Music plays instantly as the user turns the dial from station to station.

 

Lysn in - Social Listening - Silent Storm Sound System / Stanfy

Music & Performance

- Silver

Lysn In iPhone app allows to throw an event anywhere & anytime you desire. All you need is a good company, your iPhones with headphones & wi-fi to turn volume on max & dance to favorite tracks in a silent disco style. The application allows you to stream audio from your iPhone media library, SoundCloud, or Spotify, as well as connect DJ equipment to your smartphone and give the audience a "live stream created on the fly.”

 

Sea Shepherd Radio - Sea Shepherd / The Honorable Society

Not For Profit

- Gold

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.

 

Teamstuff - Shine Technologies (Beyond Software)

Productivity Apps

- Silver

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!

 

eFax - j2 Cloud Services

Productivity Apps

- Gold

eFax is an internet fax service for sending and receiving faxes in digital format rather than a traditional paper fax machine.

 

Aconex Mobile Platform - Aconex

Project Management

- Silver

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, those documents have only been available onsite in hardcopy (aka paper), which presents a range of issues. The solution is Aconex Mobile, which ensures you always have access to the most up-to-date documents and data required to keep your project on track and avoid costly mistakes.

 

Float - Float

Project Management

- Gold

Team scheduling done right. Float is a cloud-based application for scheduling your team's time to your client's projects. It's trusted by the world's top agencies and brands in more than 50 countries, including Razorfish, droga5, Ogilvy, AKQA, Edelman and Deloitte.

 

Bonds.com.au - Pacific Brands / Carter Digital

Retail & Shopping

- Gold

Take a cheeky glance at the waistband of an Aussie’s underwear and you’re likely to see a Bonds logo, with every household owning more than twelve Bonds products on average. Over 100 years, Bonds has occupied a unique space in the Australian retail landscape, embodying a truly Aussie ethos, making fun, comfy wardrobe staples for people of all ages. With an iconic brand, an impressive foothold in the retail market and a desktop online store that already performs well above industry conversion standards, we were presented with an exciting brief to improve the user experience for Bond’s E-Commerce presence.

 

iPresent - Mobile Sales Presentations - iPresent Ltd

Sales Force

- Gold

iPresent is the dynamic, interactive tool for sales teams that seamlessly transforms the management and presentation of collateral for mobile devices.

 

Everyday Golf Coach - Everyday Golf Coach / Compsoft

Sport

- Gold

Everyday Golf Coach is the complete golf swing analysis and coaching package, giving the user offline access to 38 HD quality coaching videos with notes covering all aspects of the game. Users can search videos for particular topics and mark favourite videos for future reference. The Swing Analyser enables the user to import and analyse their own swing videos, and compare with the library of professional swings. Drawing tools with hints enable the user to annotate their own video to assist analysis. Users can also post pictures and videos to social media showing their progress.

 

TripSource® by BCD Travel - BCD Travel / Mobile Travel Technologies Ltd.

Travel & Tourism

- Gold

TripSource® - keeping travellers cool, calm and connected. The TripSource app by BCD Travel helps travellers to stay organised and productive while on the go by providing vital travel information with the touch of a finger. Travellers can use the app to easily access and share travel itineraries (airlines, hotels, ground transportation and more) and have a better business travel experience with personalised guides, directions, reminders and travel updates. TripSource is a showcase of excellent design and usability, ensuring that travellers love using the app and even when travelling solo, are never on their own!

 

Facebook - Facebook

Utilities

- Gold

Giving people the power to share and make the world more open and connected.

 

TRUSTe Privacy App - TRUSTe

Utilities

- Silver

TRUSTe is the first advertising privacy app that allows consumers to set their preferences and tell advertisers the type of ads they want to see. The App combines the market-leading privacy compliance solution, TRUSTed Ads with TRUSTed Interests, the first privacy-friendly interests management solution that puts consumers in direct control of their digital experience.

 

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