Smartphone brand Huawei announced the launch of HUAWEI HMS App Innovation Contest, Apps UP – targeting developers with a total prize money of $1 million.
Prizes and benefits
# USD$1 million total funded by the Shining-Star Program, in cash prizes in the following categories: Best App, Best Game, Best Social Impact App, Most Popular App, Honorable Mention
# Opportunity to compete on a global stage and showcase technical ability using leading HMS Core
# Discussion with industry experts and Apps UP expert judging panel
# Free access to Huawei Developers events, courses and certifications
The inaugural contest will see entrants compete against other experienced developers to create innovative apps that improve and help navigate everyday life. Apps UP contest provides a platform for developers in each of the five competition regions: Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, Latin America and China to showcase their skills and innovation.
HMS Core integrates Huawei’s Chipset-Device-Cloud capabilities, providing core capabilities to developers such as Machine Learning Kit, HiAI, AR Engine and more. Developers can achieve direct access and global all-scenario intelligence distribution across all devices by integrating their apps with HMS Core.
Winners of the Apps UP contest will get the chance to have their apps promoted on Huawei AppGallery, making them accessible to hundreds of millions of device users from more than 170 countries and regions.