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Master of Maps - Track Runner Wins Nokia Create Competition Maps & Places Master Mission
The App Cauldron, Inc. announces its innovative running app Track Runner was awarded first prize in the Maps & Places Master Mission of global app developing competition Nokia Create.
App developers from 76 countries around the world participated in Nokia Create. The Master Mission category Maps & Places called for the creation of location-based apps or apps that entice the user to explore the world and discover new places. Nokia’s panel of judges rewarded uniqueness, quality, and functionality of apps, as well as the likelihood of consumer appeal.
“Track Runner impressed us in the Maps & Places Mission for its innovative use of mapping to satisfy the specific desires of runners. Using precision GPS, Track Runner knows when a user is running laps and automatically calculates lap time and splits,” reads Nokia Developer News’ official statement.
Track Runner is a running companion app exclusive for Windows Phone 8 utilizing SmartTrack technology to provide high accuracy GPS tracking and advanced statistics. It is the only running app with intelligent track and lap recognition and uniquely makes use of proven scientific methods to further enhance the training experience.
The app will be showcased as part of the Nokia App Developer Conference at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain this February. The prize valued at EUR 10,500 also includes a top of the range Nokia smartphone, and promotions on both the Windows Phone Store and Nokia’s App Social.
Track Runner is available in the Windows Phone App Store worldwide. A free trial without time limit is available. The full version is priced at 1.99 USD / EUR 1.99 and can be downloaded here: http://www.windowsphone.com/
The App Cauldron, Inc. is a Boston based app development startup dedicated to crafting innovative mobile applications exclusive for Windows Phone 8. Track Runner is the startup’s first publicly released product. For further information visit http://www.theappcauldron.com or follow us on Twitter @TrackRunnerApp and @AppCauldron.