Mick Thompson and Tyler White win Alcatel-Lucent iPad App competition

Mick Thompson and Tyler White took first place and $10,000 in an Alcatel-Lucent contest to develop an iPad app using the Alcatel-Lucent location based service API.  The app they made puts your friends (using smart and non-smart phones) on a map using new location-getting techniques and shows the closest Flickr image to their location.  Mick (Collecta) and Tyler (Legend Apps) submitted the app named Peer Peer named for its verb-noun meaning.  For more information about the competition, visit the Alcatel-Lucent website.

More than seventy developers registered for the contest with entries from Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Jordan, Morocco, Nigeria, Philippines, Romania, Russia, United Kingdom, Ukraine and the United States.

Congratulations, Mick and Tyler!