|NASA's Smartwatch App Challenge|
|Written by Sue Gee|
|Monday, 17 August 2015|
NASA is asking developers to design a smartwatch app for use on the International Space Station. The prize is $1,500 and a place in the history of space exploration.
The contest is a partnership between the NASA Tournament Lab and Freelancer.com, which, as well as matching hirers with jobseekers runs design and development contests to solve problems. This challenge is open to anyone with a Freelancer account, which is free to join with your Facebook credentials or and email address, but note that Freelancer deducts a fee from prize money.
The contest brief explains that NASA is interested in discovering whether smartwatch technology could be helpful to astronauts. This challenge is to design the general user interface for smart watch applications for use on the International Space Station.
Contestants are asked to use the Samsung Gear 2 as a hardware reference and to submit wireframes highlighting the unique design’s navigation, interaction, layout, look, feel and other important elements of the design.
The Astronaut Smartwatch App will be used for some of the following applications:
The deadline for the constest is September 12th and you can view the status of current entries on the contest page.
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