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Appy Hour

Amazing apps are often developed by individuals or small teams. Appy Hour is a techno-social soirée that celebrates their innovation, creativity, and know-how, where attendees interact with the developers and experience the next generation of mobile media.

Mobile Chair

Akshay Agarwal

Appy Hour Adjunct Subcommittee

Jonali Bhattacharyya

Media & Entertainment Technologies


1600 The Whitehouse

1600 is a new way for you to experience a year in the life of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave with augmented reality using a one-dollar bill and your smartphone. The app’s aim is to educate and inspire the youngest Americans to learn more about the White House’s role in our democracy.

Samia Ahmed
Nexus Studios

Expresii Watercolor

Expresii combines state-of-the-art watercolor simulation and hybrid vector-raster rendering to provide the most natural water-based painting experience.

Nelson Chu

infltr: Infinite Filters

infltr is a new type of photo app with an infinite number of filters to make mobile photography more intuitive. There are over 7 million filters to explore.

Philippe Levieux

Nick Pelling

Mobile Image Stylization Combining Neural Style Transfer and Filtering

This mobile app combines neural-style transfers with user-controlled state-of-the-art image filtering to interactively transform photos into artistic renditions. The results feature characteristics of famous artworks, simulate the appeal of traditional media such as oil paint and watercolor, and can be exported at full image resolution.

Amir Semmo
Universität Potsdam

Mandy Klingbeil
Universität Potsdam, Digital Masterpieces GmbH

Jürgen Döllner
Universität Potsdam

Matthias Trapp
Universität Potsdam

Oblique: A New Way to Photograph

Oblique is a real-time camera app that allows users to apply creative filters and adjustments to live camera views. The powerful interactive filters allow users to touch and manipulate the camera’s view directly and in creative new ways. With Oblique, there is no post-production.

Masood Kamandy
Pasadena City College

Pete and The Orange Fox

With hand-crafted, digitized images and an original story, this app uses the mobile space to arouse children's curiosity, imagination, and love of language and narrative, and encourage active, engaged readers.

C.A. (Conor) MacFinn (MacCallan-Finkelman)

Snaptric: Perfect Group Selfie and Group Shot

Snaptric uses a new high-tech seam technique enabling users to effortlessly replace faces in their group photos. It does not simply replace the face. It makes a nice seam through the original and replacement photos so that the new face blends seamlessly with the background.

Sarita Dev
DEVART, the Netherlands

Maurits Kelder
DEVART, the Netherlands

The Gruffalo Spotter Augmented Reality App for Phones and Tablets on iOS and Android

Taking family forest walks to new heights, this app mixes technology with the real world. It encourages children to go exploring, fires their imaginations, and enables them to have an all-new forest experience.

Samia Ahmed
Nexus Studios