BREW Developer Award Winners Announced
BREW Developer Award Winners Announced

BREW Developer Award Winners Announced

BREW Developer Award Winners Announced

QUALCOMM has announced the winners of the BREW 2006 Developer Awards, a global awards program that recognizes and promotes the best BREW applications created by wireless publishers and developers. The BREW 2006 Developer Awards — sponsored for the second year in a row by Motorola — recognizes wireless publishers and developers who are creating best-in-class BREW applications and services that are propelling wireless data to the next level. Japanese entries were awarded top honor in 3 of the 9 catagories.

QUALCOMM congratulates the BREW 2006 Developer Awards winners:

* Best Up and Coming Application: EZ Naviwalk by KDDI and NAVITIME JAPAN
CO. Ltd. (Japan)

* Best Business Application: Chifeng Mobile e-Government System by
Guangzhou Jinpeng Group Ltd. (China)

* Best Location-Based Service Application: LOC-AID People by LOC-AID
Technologies, Inc. (U.S.)

* Best Communications Application: Uta-tomo (Music Friends) by Sony
Corporation and Media Socket Inc. (Japan)

* Best Information Application: Barcode Reader & Maker by 3Gvision Inc.
and MEDIASEEK Inc. (Japan),

* Best Entertainment Application: Amp’d Live by Amp’d Mobile (U.S.)

* Best Game Application: Need for Speed(TM) Underground 2 by Electronic
Arts (U.S.)

* Best Ringtone Application: RealTone Jukebox by 9 Squared Inc. (U.S.)

* People’s Choice Award: Zuma by Glu Mobile (U.S.)

“Each year, QUALCOMM is impressed and gratified at the caliber of wireless
applications developed by this highly regarded community of BREW publishers and
developers. This year’s awards program was no different, with an incredible
number of entries from around the world representing the latest in mobile
content,” said Mitch Oliver, vice president of solutions and marketing for
QUALCOMM Internet Services. “The increased participation and quality of the
entries are indicative of the evolution of the BREW solution and its expanding
global reach.”

The BREW 2006 Developer Awards program consists of nine categories that span
a diverse range of applications from communications and information to games and
entertainment. Entries were evaluated based on several criteria such as ease of
use, originality, commercial viability and overall “wow factor.” In addition,
conference attendees were given the opportunity to vote for their favorite
application in the highly-anticipated People’s Choice award.

Full details via: Qualcomm PR