Eleven of the total of 219 entries were awarded gold. Together with the myCSS app, the SBB project of the Swiss Federal Railways won the most awards in this edition.
SBB is Master of Swiss Apps
In addition to two gold, two silver and one bronze awards, SBB's new "train counter in your pocket" secured the Master of Swiss Apps, positioning it as the most popular Swiss app project of the year.
The new development of the most successful Swiss app "SBB Mobile", developed by SBB together with Ubique Innovations, makes enormous progress in terms of usability: Instead of focusing on the product offering, the needs of the travelers take center stage. The design language is exceptionally pleasing.
CSS Insurance and SBB AG as "Best in Class
In this edition, SBB and CSS Versicherung showed themselves to be companies with strong innovation and implementation skills. For example, CSS Versicherung takes home two gold medals and three silver medals for the app developed with Notch Interactive and Inside Solutions.
SBB wins a total of ten awards: Master of Swiss Apps, two gold, two silver and one bronze for the new SBB app developed with Ubique Innovations and one gold, one silver and one bronze for the Gottardo 2016 campaign app developed with Bitforge.
Gold in the annual theme "Internet of Things" to SARAH from hubware
In the annual theme category "Internet of Things", which deals with the smart networking of objects, the gold award goes to the project Sarah - all in one Smart Home System. The app was developed by Hubware together with the agency "Apps with love".
Exceptional Gold Award in the Enterprise Category
FC Basel 1893 wins gold in a category in which tools for business operations are typically judged. With the "FC Basel 1893 - Nachwuchs App", the football club, together with Swisscom (Schweiz) AG, has created a powerful tool to ensure realistic decision-making bases for the sporting development of its young talent. With apps for coaches, players and physiotherapists, data on the commitment, match performance and health of junior players can be seamlessly recorded and evaluated. This 360-degree view not only enables optimal support, but also increases the efficiency of administrative processes.
All gold winners in the overview:
Out for the Young Wild Ones
At the Best of Swiss App Awards, the projects of large companies are joined by more "playful", fresh applications. Marco Krapf's game "Cave Zen" won the gold medal in the Young & Wild category. This category was judged for the last time, as it will no longer exist as of next year. The app industry has grown up, the environment has changed a lot, so this category will no longer be necessary in the future, according to the organizers. However, playfulness will continue to be judged. This year, the winner in the Games category is Late Shift. The game is actually an interactive film developed by CtrlMovie, together with Dreipol and Martin Hering.
The 'Best of Swiss Apps Awards' were presented for the fourth time. Swiss app agencies submitted a total of 219 entries in eleven categories this year. In a first step, our 60-member jury brought 47 projects to the shortlist and their ten were nominated as master candidates. As a result of the entire judging process, 31 entries were chosen as winners at tonight's Award Night; 11 of them as Gold winners and one of them as Master.
You can find the complete list of all winners on here.