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Tablet/Smartphone App Design: relevant to school or education.

People's Choice Winner

CollaboratEd

Stamford, CT

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This study app allows easier communication between students, teachers, and parents. Students who share a class can create an account and enter a code that their teachers have created. However, before a student can begin using the app they must agree to the terms and conditions. This app creates a study group for an entire class. Kids can chat one on one if they do not wish to chat with the whole group. Students can select who they wish to work with... Furthermore, the purpose of this app is for people to communicate when they need help with certain assignments,…

How does your idea address the issue defined in the innovation challenge category?

The categories we have chosen challenges entrants to design an app that can help solve a common problem at school, and homework trouble is something everyone has experienced. It's incredibly frustrating for students when they are struggling with a concept in school but have no way to contact friends or teachers. Our app allows students to connect with both classmates and their teachers and experience live chat, so it's like they're actually learning in the classroom! In addition, it allows parents to monitor students' progress and connect with their child's teachers. With our app, students are…

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Adjudicator's Choice Winner

Approxinary

New York, NY

Explain your business idea. Be sure to describe the product or service and how it works in detail.

Have you ever have that moment when you know the exactly what you want to say but you just can't recall the word itself? This common scenario is known as lethologica or otherwise known as the "tip of the tongue" syndrome. Lethologica is used to describe the moment when a person temporarily forgets a desired word or phrase. Many people experience this temporary memory loss at least once a week. Our app, Approxinary, is a quick solution to this problem. Approxinary allows users to input what they want to say into the app and the app will …

How does your idea address the issue defined in the innovation challenge category?

The category we are competing in is the "Tablet and Smartphone App Design" competition. Since everyone, regardless of age, gender, or even GPA, are often struck with a case of lethologica, everyone can use our app. Approxinary will help students get their assignments done faster. They can also learn new words that are synonymous to the words they can't remember to broadening their vocabulary and strengthening their vocal and writing skills. Users will get better at expressing themselves clearly to others when they use Approxinary. As students ourselves, we know that our app will make life so …

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Book-Click

San Jose, United State

Explain your business idea. Be sure to describe the product or service and how it works in detail.

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