AirConsole is nominated for a Global Mobile Award26.01.2016 08:52
AirConsole is nominated as most Innovative Mobile App in Category 4: Best Mobile Apps for the Global Mobile Awards (GLOMO) 2016. The startup has developed a gaming environment, where smartphones are used as controllers while a PC, tablet or TV serves as the screen. The winner of this year’s Glomo Awards will be honoured throughout Mobile World Congress, which takes place on 22-25 February in Barcelona.
The Glomo Awards 2016, the mobile industry’s longest established awards platform recognises everything from game changing mobile devices to applications, technologies, apps and services, showcasing the ever growing value that mobility brings to users, to industries, to businesses, communities and economies. This year 285 companies in the mobile industry have been nominated, among which is a Swiss start-up AirConsole. The winner will be revealed at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
AirConsole is a virtual console - a completely free, completely web-based. The App provides users with a low-latency and auto-scaling infrastructure as well as a simple API and boilerplate controller code to get started. The company specializes in games and game development and also provides a game store where players will find their game of interest. AirConsole also provides several opportunities for game developers including a unique couch co-op XP, fantastic platform for indie developers to publish games, players are not required to download any hardware or App, rather can use their browser. Players can also use different connections in the same game session.
Meanwhile, the company team is currently focusing on growing its user base and providing the best local multiplayer experience. Eventually, the platform will be monetized by ads shown between game sessions. The platform itself and the first games were developed at N-Dream AG in Zurich.
“We are honoured to receive this nomination and look forward to improving AirConsole further! Our team will be attending both Mobile World Congress and Awards.” Comment in AirConsole blog.
N-dream is a Zurich based start-up founded in 2015 with the aim of being the the best local multiplayer XP in game industry. The team composed of five members uses the latest technology to develop free user-friendly online game console in order to boost social gaming.
About Groupe Speciale Mobile Association (GSMA)
The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting nearly 800 operators with more than 250 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and internet companies, as well as organisations in adjacent industry sectors. The GSMA also produces industry-leading events such as Mobile World Congress, Mobile World Congress Shanghai and the Mobile 360 Series conferences.