Silicon Image, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIMG) Announces Sponsorship For $100,000 Developer Contest

Posted by Chris Bell March 18, 2014 0 Comment 799 views


Silicon Image, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIMG) announced on 17th March that it has signed off to sponsor a high octane contest for the developer community in which Android based app developers would be given an opportunity to develop new apps on a dual screen.

Dual Screen App Challenge

The competition is being marketed as a “Dual Screen App Challenge” will allow contest participants to make use of the newly introduced, cutting edge technologies like the “MHL® and WirelessHD®” which are designed to offer a seamless “mobile to large screen display” connectivity, which in turn would enable coders to have a more easier time on seeing on a large screen display, how their GUI would look to end consumers in a mobile screen.

$100,000 Prize Money

The contest is open for everyone in the android developer community and the event organizers have been promoting the same on various online forums to attract the maximum possible attendance to the event.  The winner entries (Individuals or development teams) would be announced on 11th August at the German developer conference in Cologne, Germany. The biggest attraction of the event is the $100000 prize money that is on offer for the top winner.

Huge Target Audience

Silicon Image, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIMG) believes that with a huge ecosystem of devices which exists on the android O.S will offer a huge target audience for the developer community to showcase their development skills in order to develop new games on the fly, which were designed to entertain and engage games users, which in due course could lead to monetization options for the developers.

Submission Deadline To End  On 21st July

The submissions for the contest will remain open till 21st July and would be thrown open to challengers in three separate categories of “Games, Productivity and Entertainment.” At the screening process, the developer community will be asked to showcase their developments and their compatibility between mobile display and other displays.



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