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The Asia Pacific ICT Awards 2011 - The pre awards night update

As the sun sets on 11th November 2011 at the Dusit Thani in Pattaya Thailand, team Pakistan gets ready to receive its score card on a team effort that started last year at the close of the Awards night in Kula Lumpur Malaysia in 2010. Every year after the awards night three to four P@SHA APICTA Awards advisors and judges get together to determine what we did right and where we missed out.

We surprised ourselves and our well wishers and partners at APICTA last year with our tally of seven silvers. It was an exhilarating moment hearing the name of Pakistan being called out at the Kula Lumpur Convention Center last year with the cream of the technology community from the Asia Pacific region.

Let’s see what tonight’s score card looks like.

Here is the list of categories in which we presented, our presenters, our products and their companies. This group flew our flag high, competing with 160 nominations from 12 economies. A final 72 hour push involved 6 mentors and advisors working till late at night with nominees from Pakistan polishing pitches, suggesting tweaks and helping with delivery. The push started with the arrival of the Judges at the Dusit Thani on 8th November.

A group 50 plus qualified and distinguished APICTA judges heard pitches starting from 8:30 am till 5:30 pm for two days running followed by a final round of approval and validation of results on the morning of the third day.

NoCategoryPresenterProductCompany
1E-GovernmentDr. ShoaibNational Air Space Administration PlatformCARE Pvt. Ltd.
2E-LearningRabia GaribToffeeTV.comToffeeTV.com
3Tertiary StudentZoya Ali NaqviICE for Windows 7NED University
4Tertiary Student Akhlaque HussainGesture Based User InterfaceIST – Islamabad
5New Media & EntertainmentSaad HussainPhoto Editor for Black BerryFive Rivers – Pepper.pk
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New Media & Entertainment

Faizan IftikharAngry MonkeyGeniTeam
7CommunicationDr. Shoaib KhanCCLC ControllerCARE Pvt. Ltd.
8Financial ApplicationAmir Raza KhanCapizar Suite for Capital MarketsInfoTech Pvt. Ltd.
9Industial ApplicationSyed AliICT & VAS Platform for Telco operatorsEvamp & Sanga Pvt. Ltd.
10E-LogisticsAbdul AzizCandella Retail Management Solution for Stores and Chain StoresLumensoft Pvt. Ltd.
11SecurityDr. Shoaib KhanConsolidated Security PlatformCARE Pvt. Ltd.
12SecurityFarhan Masood

SmartXS –

SoloTech Pvt. Ltd.
13Tools & InfrastructureDr. Shoaib KhanSDR CARE Pvt. Ltd.
14ResearchSalman ul HaqueCUVILIB – Calculation accelerator algorithm for Image processing, Real time vision and encryptionTunacode
15Research Salman KhanVOIP SwitchCloudBPO Pvt. Ltd.
16E-HealthDr. Shoaib KhanTelemedicine solution for remote Cardiac CareCARE Pvt. Ltd.
17E-InclusionAtif Ali EMAN – Milk collection NetworkEngro Pakistan & ORIX Pakistan
18E-InclusionFarhan MasoodGo-Green Pakistan – Using social media for social impactGo-Green Pakistan

The 18 companies were shortlisted earlier this year at the Annual P@SHA ICT Awards 2011 held in Karachi, Pakistan.

Keep your social media peeled for live updates from the front as the Asia Pacific ICT Awards night starts in the next 25 minutes at the Dusit Thani Hotel, Pattaya, Thailand.

1. Digital Media & Entertainment Applications Category – Winner
Product: Angry Monkey
GeniTeam Pvt Limited
http://www.geniteam.com/

2.    E-Government Applications Category – Winner
Product: National Air Space Management System (NASMS)
Center for Advanced Research in Engineering (CARE)
http://carepvtltd.com/

3.    Research & Development Applications Category – Winner
Product: CUVI Lib gKrypt
TunaCode Pvt Ltd.
http://tunacode.com/

4.    Research & Development Applications Category – Runner Up
Product: vSwitch Pro-Carrier – Grade VoIP Switch
CloudBPO Pvt Ltd
http://breezecom.biz/

5.    Industrial Applications Category – Winner
Product: 3P Web & Wireless Telecom CMS & Self Care
Evamp & Saanga

http://www.evampsaanga.com

6.    Tools & Infrastructure Applications Category – Winner
Product: Software Development Framework for SDR
Center for Advanced Research in Engineering (CARE)
http://carepvtltd.com/

7.  E-Logistics & Supply Chain Management Applications – Winner
Product: Candela RMS Ultimate Edition
Lumensoft Pvt Ltd
http://lumensoft.biz/

8. E-Learning Applications Category – Winner
Product: Toffeetv.com
Toffee TV
http://toffeetv.com/

9. Security Applications Category – Winner
Product: Consolidated Security System
Center for Advanced Research in Engineering (CARE)

http://carepvtltd.com/

10. Financial Applications Category – Winner
Product: Capizar Suite of Applications
Infotech Pvt Limited
http://infotechgroup.com/

11. e-Health Applications Category – Winner
Product: Arrythmia & Sudden Death Syndrome Detection
CARE (Center for Advanced Research in Engineering)
http://carepvtltd.com/

12. e-Inclusion & E-Community  Applications Category – Winner
Product: EMAN
Engro Foods & Orix Leasing Pakistan
http://engro.com/

13. e-Inclusion & E-Community Applications Category – Runner Up
Product: Go-Green Campaign
Farhan Masood
http://gogreenpakistan.com/

14. Best Mobile Application Category – Winner
Product: The Photo Editor
Five Rivers Technologies – Pepper.pk
http://fiverriverstech.com/

15. Best in Tertiary Student Project Category – Winner
Product: Wearable Gesture Based HCI
Institute of Space & Technology – Syed Akhlaq Hussain Shah
http://www.ist.edu.pk/

16. Best in Tertiary Student Project Category– Winner
Product: Intelligent Computing Engine (ICE)
NED University – Moneeb Ahmed Usmani & team
http://www.neduet.edu.pk/