Another round of the popular Calling All Innovators competition has been announced by Forum Nokia. Calling All Innovators 2010, an international application development contest designed to inspire creativity and change.The company is looking to developers to save the environment, lift spirits, improve productivity, educate and contribute to a healthy lifestyle: Nokia wants 2010 to be a year of good ideas that make a difference in peoples’ lives.
Calling All Innovators 2010 features four categories for submissions that enhance the use of Nokia mobile devices in real-world scenarios:
- Eco/Being Green: apps that help to save the planet with innovative, eco-friendly uses.
- Productivity: apps that make your life easier, and help you to be more efficient, such as utilities, business, or personal finance applications.
- Life Improvement: apps that positively affect the daily lives of people living in developing countries by using the prevalence of mobile devices to teach children and illiterate adults critical skills, and agriculture health.
- Entertainment: apps that bring out your inner rock star, and show off the coolest multimedia features, including music, multimedia and games – because mobile also has to be about having fun!
Additionally, Forum Nokia has teamed up with Sesame Workshop, the producers behind Sesame Street, for the education subcategory of the life improvement category to encourage developers to create and offer applications to teach early literacy on Nokia devices to communities around the world. Sesame Workshop will offer guidance during the judging process and work with select developers to further enhance relevant projects. More details on the competition found HERE or over at Forum.Nokia