Garage48 for Public Services 2011: winners and runner-ups
February 28, 2011
We had an awesome weekend in Tallinn University this weekend (25-27. February 2011) thanks to Open Estonia Foundation and of course all the participants. On Sunday evening about 150 people were listening what had been achieved during the weekend.
The overall winner
EmergencyChat: 112 Mobile - Mobile chat to communicate with emergency centers for people who cannot make a phone call (people who cannot speak for example). The requests will also be saved and stored on a created platform to function as a database for the emergency centers.
Team members: Maarja Mõtus, Mihkel Güsson, Jens Kasemets, Tanel Ainla, Steve Perkson
112 Mobile @ Facebook
Government budget visualization (Public Budget): The budget of the current year should be accessible, viewable and also playable – visualized nicely with the help of graphs + numbers manageable. Sten Tamkivi offered a grant for the team who decides to develop the idea.
Team members: Rene Lasseron, Tanel Kärp, Helena Rebane, Konstantin Tretjakov, Martin Grüner, Reigo Kinusar, Hegle Sarapuu, Henri Laupmaa
MeieRaha @ Facebook
Mkool is an easy to use service that lets students check their grades, homework and take notes on the go. MKool gives the user information they want quickly and it also works on all platforms.
Team: Markus Villig, Indrek Vainu, Henrik Peinar, Rene Reose, Rene Rebane
Ajapaik - Locate and reshoot. Digitalize old photos and geotag them and bring today’s new photos for comparizon. Team members: Vahur Puik, Ahti Heinla, Jaen Saul, Kristjan Heinaste, Leen Videnski, Kaupo Kõrv, Jelena Savin, Sven Tiirusson
Ajapaik @ Facebook
Special mention by Open Estonia Foundation
Babysitters’ database: platform to bring together parents and babysitters. It should be simple, nice and integrated with Facebook and other social media pages.
Team members: Diana Poudel, Karl Kongas, Silver Muru, Roman Lihhavtshuk, Marek tihkan, Tanel Unt, Eero Raun
Lastehoid @ Facebook