Arlington, Va. – The
Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced the launch of a new Mobile
Apps Showdown at the 2011 International CES.
the competition, now in its second year at CES, are now open, and mobile
application developers can submit entries to be judged by a panel of tech
experts, CEA said. Final-round judging will take place live at CES, held Jan.
6-9, 2011, in Las Vegas. The winner will be announced on Jan. 8, 2011.
To enter the
Winners will be picked from each of five platform categories: Android,
Blackberry, iPhone, Nokia and Palm Web OS. There will be a winner from the
online voters as well as from the live audience vote at the Showdown at CES,
earn early-bird savings and enhanced exposure on the Mobile Apps Showdown
website, as well as other media opportunities, it added. Those who enter before
July 15 will have the submission fee reduced from $1,000 to $800.