Telefonica, Qualcomm launch Mobile for Change apps contest

Tuesday 10 March 2015 | 15:05 CET | News
Telefonica's learning unit, Telefonica Digital Education, has joined forces with Qualcomm and UNESCO to launch an international competition for mobile apps that, in the words of the organisers, "contribute to the improvement of our surroundings and society". Participants can submit mobile apps related to education, entrepreneurship, healthy lifestyles, art, creativity, environmental sustainability, public safety, social inclusion and the empowerment of women. However, all apps must be created using the AllJoyn open source software project of the AllSeen Alliance, the Qualcomm platform Vuforia

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Qualcomm / Telefonica
Countries: Spain / World
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