Monthly Archives: April 2012

NFC app competition

This spring a selected group of students from UiT were invited to submit an NFC based Android application the local NFC app competition. Five contributions were submitted:

  • Contact Me: Easy sharing of contact information between NFC phones
  • NFC Air: Order, check-in, travel information, and more on your phone
  • NFC Shopping: Shopping basket (shop and pay with your phone)
  • Pack It Up: Keep your moving boxes and their content organized
  • EventWis: Services related to events (concerts, festivals, etc.)

The appointed jury selected Pack It Up (Simon Nistad) as the winner based on the following criterias:

  • User experience
  • Originality
  • Application potential
  • Technical quality
  • Complexity

Simon Nistad was awarded an HTC One X phone for his impressive contribution to the competition. See the news article (in Norwegian) from the Department of Computer Science for more information.