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Series 60 Challenge Finalists Announced Print E-mail
Written by Series60.com   
Monday, 17 January 2005
The Series 60 Challenge, sponsored by Nokia, Sendo, Siemens and Symbian, generated 138 registrations in total from all over the world. Finalists have been announced with winners to be selected and announced next month at Series 60 Gala to be held in Nice

The Series 60 Challenge team, with the support of a team of experts, spent the first two weeks of January testing and analyzing the submissions. On Thursday, January 13, 2005, the Series 60 Challenge Jury selected the finalists. 
The Series 60 Challenge team would like to thank everyone who took part in the competition. The majority of the submitted entries were innovative concepts and professionally done. It was an exciting and rewarding time to review the entries. 
Here are the finalists in the Series 60 Challenge. Finalists are listed in alphabetical order by company name in each category.
Best Operator Service
China Mobile Communications Corporation (CMCC)
Map@Handset: The Map@Handset Mobile Map uses a pre-installed electronic map client with which users can search business and location information. Users can define their own interest points and send the interest points' map information through MMS to their colleagues and friends. 

 Telecom Italia - Turbo Call: TurboCall is a service for audio/video interpersonal communication that allows two people to talk together and to share a video, captured through the phone's camera, of any of the two parties, at any moment during the voice call. The video is sent in real-time from one party to the other.  T-Mobile International
News Express: News Express is a pushed magazine delivered twice per day to the phone. Content is viewed offline and is enabled through the Macromedia flash-lite graphics engine. 
 Best Enterprise App 
  F-Secure Corporation - F-Secure Mobile Anti-Virus: F-Secure Mobile Anti-Virus is a comprehensive solution for protecting mobile terminals against harmful content. It provides real-time on-device protection with automatic over-the-air antivirus updates through a patented SMS update mechanism and HTTPS connections. 

 Mobilatech - SMS Scheduler: The SMS Scheduler schedules text messages for a specified time. The text messages can include pictures (OTA standard, calendar entries, contacts; messages can have many recipients just as in a standard messaging application).
 Mobile Digital Media - Quick Office Premier: Quickoffice Premier is the first mobile office suite to allow people to open, read, create, edit and save Microsoft® Word, Excel and PowerPoint® files directly on a Series 60 phone without the need for a synchronization process, anywhere and anytime. 
 Best Media/Music App 
  MAGIX AG - MAGIX Mobile Music Makers: With MAGIX mobile music maker you can produce your very own music on a mobile phone. You can edit sounds, add effects, integrate your personal recordings, arrange and mix - all in real-time. 

 Scalado AB - PhotoTwister: PhotoTwister creates twisted warp photos in a flash! PhotoTwister enables users to capture, save and send images that have been distorted by different warp or paint effects.

Scanbuy Inc. - scanZOOM: scanZOOM is a solution that allows customers to access multiple content with their camera phone. By pointing at a bar-code with their camera, consumers capture and decode that information, then transmit it to the scanZOOM middleware platform that will obtain and reformat multiple content related to the product bar-code. 
Best Gaming App
 bit-side Gmbh - Marble Revolution: Marble Revolution brings the idea of a real tabelet game with a labyrinth back to your mobile phone using camera tracking.

 Mopius - The Journey II: "The Journey II" is the world's first location based mobile adventure game! While you play the game, areas of your environment will be assigned with virtual places, which stay there through the whole game 

 Noumena Innovations Ltd. - MGS Mad Macs: MGS Mad Macs is a 3D strategy game. It supports single player, Bluetooth, and online game modes.
 Special Prize
 EMCC Software - Floofs: Floofs is a fun messaging application. Through the use of animated characters, Floofs allows people to select a character, add text with emotion and send to a friend! Regardless of whether the friend has the application they get the message. 

 Keytechnology S.r.I. - Mobile Cinema Booking: Mobile Cinema Booking is a client-server application that allows the user to book cinema tickets using a Series 60 device. The application is customized for a multiplex cinema. 

 Mobiluck - MobiLuck: With MobiLuck people can easily meet people with the same interests. Just enter a personal profile into the mobile device and wait to someone who shares your interests to come nearby. MobiLuck detects all Bluetooth devices and makes sure that your phone rings or vibrates to alert you when someone with same interests is nearby.
Congratulations to each finalist! The next big day is February 12, 2005, when the winners of the Series 60 Challenge will be announced at a Series 60 Gala in Nice.
More about the Contest Here

Source: www.Series60.com

Last Updated ( Monday, 17 January 2005 )


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