Trap cam, Drunk check: Meet the new wackiest mobile apps

By : |June 25, 2014 0

NEW DELHI, INDIA: With the culmination of second season of the world’s first app reality TV show – ‘Nokia – Your Wish is my app‘ (YWIMA), the search for the next round of wackiest mobile application ideas has also come to an end with .

Saurav Lashkari, from Jaipur, was declared as the winner. A first of its kind initiative conceptualized by Nokia in association with NDTV, YWIMA gave consumers unique and exciting new opportunities to submit mobile Other Innovative App Ideas Trap Cam: An app that lets you detect a hidden camera and helps to maintain privacy Flying Deals: An app that allows you find out the best deals at the custom shops Twin Finder: An app that let you finds your twin across the world Fashion X Ray: An app that allows you to take a picture of clothing you may like and gives you the most relevant search results from your favorite e-commerce websites!!

Mera Neta: An app to make people aware about their leaders or candidates from various parties to make an informed decision. application ideas that have the potential to be developed into successful apps. The campaign received a staggering 61000 app ideas from consumers and enthusiasts across India.

Sourav Lashkari, who is currently studying at IIT Delhi, got unanimous thumbs up from all the judges for his interesting app idea – ‘Drunk Check‘ – an app that will allow you to block the people that you wouldn’t wish to call when drunk and opens only when you answer some normal algebraic, geometric questions as prescribed by user.. Saurav has beaten nine other contestants during the finale of the show to walk away with the prize money of Rs 1 million and a Nokia Lumia 1520, the world’s most innovative smartphone.

20 year old Kritika Verma from Delhi was chosen as first runner up, winning Rs. 5 lakh prize money, for her ‘EncycloPETia app‘ aimed at creating a one stop destination for pet lovers. The app will helpaddress any queries regarding pet’s diet,exercise and shopping options as well. The second runner up Devyani Ruhela, aged 19, also from Delhi, won Rs 2 lakhs for her unique app idea that allows you to organize your bunking with ‘bunking buddy app‘ that will help calculate the number of classes one can bunk while maintaining the required attendance as well.

From utility and productivity to music and food, some of the most innovative app ideas were presented by the contestants in the finale giving judges a tough time in choosing the winners. Thewinners were judged on parameters such as originality of idea, relevance of the app, potential for revenue and practicality of the app. P Balaji, managing director, Nokia India, A Microsoft Mobile Oy subsidiary, gave away the prizes to the winners of the show.

The nine week reality TV show – ‘Nokia Your Wish Is My App’ was judged by a panel of techeratti including Rajiv Makhni, NDTV managing editor & Tech Guru, Vishal Gondal, Entrepreneur and angel investor, Sanjeev Bikhchandani, founder and executive VP, naukri.com, Vikas Khanna, New York based Michelin Starred Celebrity Chef and Kalki Koechlin, Bollywood actress and Youth Icon.

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