Launched in 2010, Lovie Awards is one of most prestigious pan-European awards and perhaps the only award to honour the full breadth of the Internet including Websites, Social, Mobile & Applications, Online Advertising and Internet Video.
The much-awaited winners of the 6th annual Lovie Awards have finally been announced and here we have a quick roundup of the apps that won the Gold awards in the Mobile & Apps category.
Category: Family & Kids
Gold: Kleine stapjes
Created as a method to help babies and children with developmental disabilities, Small Steps, the intervention program was soon transformed into an informative app for parents. Through bright colors, cheerful illustrations, gamifications and guidance the app makes it much more easy and joyful for parents to practice the program with their children.
Atomas is a simple but addictive puzzle game created by Max Gittel that is centered on the elements of a periodic table. Even though it deals with atoms you need not be an expert in Chemistry to play the game, which is why the game is so popular with many users.
Silver: Toca Blocks
Category: Health & Fitness
Created by Nestle for Healthier Kids movement, Tummyfish is a mobile app that helps parents encourage their kids to develop better drinking habits. With the help of a virtual friend, Tummyfish, and an interactive storybook parents can help develop better drinking habits in their child.
Silver: The MINDBODY App
Bronze: Nike+ Run Club Re-Run,
Gold: UBS Planet Art
Planet Art is an artificial intelligence powered app that helps users discover high quality content in the arts category. The app uses “algorithms to read, index and objectively rank publicly available information from mainstream media, traditional art world news outlets, niche publications and blogs according to what’s trending and relevant in the field of contemporary art”.
Category: News & Entertainment
Gold: FAZ “Der Tag”
Recognized as one of the best news app of 2015 by the Apple App Store, FAZ “Der Tag” gives the most important news of the last 24 hours in a visually appealing format. It helps users gain instant access to the most important stories of the day without letting them wander through trivial stories to get to the most important one.
Silver: DIE WELT Edition
Category: Community & Social
Developed by SapientNitro, SpeakEmoji turns everything you say into popular emojis. The app listens to the words you speak through the microphone and then translates it to emoji icons that you can see on your screen and send it to your friends or families.
Category: Education & Reference
It’s an app that makes learning Shakespeare easy and interesting. The developers have developed a series of immersive 360-degree environment and interactive challenges, hosted by celebrities, performance experts within the app. Students can use the app to engage with the Shakespearean plays and characters and learn more via the digital channels they are comfortable with.
Bronze: British Museum Audio Guide, RefME
Category: Mobile Utilities & Services
Developed by a group of people hailing from prestigious research institutions like Harvard, Caltech, CERN and more, ProtonMail is an encrypted email app for your mobile device. The security measures included in the app are so intense that even the creators can’t read the emails, which means you can safely keep your emails locked away from the prying eyes of the govt.
Silver: Dashlane App