Monday, February 15, 2010, Mobilizy GmbH takes the top prize with Wikitude Drive and receives ?35,000 in cash as well as ?560,000 worth of data, tool licenses and services
At an awards ceremony in Barcelona, Spain last night for the 2010 NAVTEQ Global LBS Challenger, NAVTEQ announced that Mobilizy is the Grand Prize Winner of the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) edition the competition. Austrian-based Mobilizy Gmbh won with their mobile LBS application, Wikitude Drive, which is a turn-by-turn navigation system based on NAVTEQr maps that utilizes an augmented reality camera mode and text-to-speech instructions. Mobilizy was the top winner over eleven other finalists who were each evaluated by a distinguished panel of judges comprised of executives from leading wireless and technology companies.
Interested in participating in the competition yourself? There are still two regions open for registration – South America and Asia Pacific – see http://www.lbschallenge.com/ for more details