December 7th, 2009 – SPB Software, a leading mobile software developer, is proud to inform that SPB TV, its mobile IPTV software, has received one of three winner's awards in Media category of Google's prestigious ADC2 contest. SPB Software has won this award in competition with 199 other nominees of Round II, 19 of them in the same category.
The competition was especially tough due to Google's innovative and inventive approach to the voting system. Users could participate in the evaluation process only by downloading ADC2 software from Android Market. During the second stage of the competition users were randomly offered two hundred applications, one by one. After they evaluated an application and gave it a respective rating, it disappeared from their smartphones. We believe such conditions make our achievement even more exciting.
"The Android Developer Challenge is something really special for us, - says SPB Software CEO Sebastian-Justus Schmidt, - This victory is important for two reasons. First, SPB Software regards Android as one of the most prospective platforms with growing deployment base. Second, SPB TV is one of our strategically most important products, and the award will earn it a wider acceptance."
SPB Software thank all the users who voted for our product. We regard such an honor as an obligation to broaden our line-up of Android software along with improving the quality of existing applications.
SPB TV is a subscription-free mobile IPTV viewer, designed for tuning in to publicly available digital TV channels from all over the world. SPB TV features exclusive and patent-pending usability innovations, and gives the mobile subscribers easy access to over a hundred of international TV channels in more than 20 languages, directly from their phones. SPB TV gives viewers an unprecedented degree of control over the entire live mobile TV experience. The application supports such must-have TV features as on-screen controls for volume and brightness, instantly accessible TV guide, picture-in-picture previews for all offered channels, quick channels switching, and more. It is currently available for Windows Mobile, BlackBerry®, Android and Symbian platforms, with the iPhone version scheduled for release in the next few months. For more information on SPB TV’s capabilities, pricing and compatibility please visit www.spbsoftware.com.
Android Developer Challenge is a yearly contest for Android software developers held by Google and organized to support their efforts to surprize and delight mobile users by providing awards for great mobile apps built on the Android platform. The contest consists of two stages and has 10 different categories: Education/Reference; Games: Casual/Puzzle; Games: Arcade/Action; Social Networking; Lifestyle; Productivity/Tools; Media Entertainment; Travel and Miscellaneous.
SPB is a leading brand in mobile software, standing for a unique line of popular consumer products and partnerships with the world's most innovative handset makers and wireless carriers. SPB's software solutions deliver richer smartphone experiences and enable subscribers to do more with their mobile data connections. SPB Software is the maker of the world's single number one bestselling mobile application – SPB Mobile Shell. For more information, please visit www.spbsoftware.com.
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