Every year during the WWDC Developers Conference, Apple will release its annual design awards to select the app that best meets Apple standards and tastes. This year is no exception. This award has lasted for 21 years, and it has increasingly highlighted those high-quality, design-oriented and original applications that take into account the beauty of the interface and user experience.
Usually viewing the design award winner list, we will be able to know the type of application design that Apple respects.
One of the more interesting phenomena this year is that the award-winning applications are quite "internationalized". Although Apple's stronghold and the largest market are all in the United States, this year's design award has only one application from U.S. developers and is not for consumers. App, but for the medical industry to build, which can also be seen that Apple's emphasis on digital health.
Other award-winning developers are from different countries, including the Netherlands, Finland, Denmark, Australia, Canada, India, etc. Among them, 5 models display high-quality games featuring picture music art and story charm, while the remaining 5 are more interesting. Ways to redefine apps for common tools, including notes, translators, and calculators. Unfortunately, the application of Chinese developers still missed the Apple Design Award.
The Apple Design Awards are generous. In addition to a commemorative aluminum cube trophy, there is a prize package that includes 5K iMac Pro, 15" MacBook Pro, 256GB iPhone X, 512GB iPad Pro with Apple Pencil, 4K Apple TV, One Apple Watch Series 3 and one AirPods.
The 2018 WWDC Apple Design Award winners are as follows:
AgendaAgenda is a minimalist style notes app for Mac and iOS that organizes notes in a unique timeline pattern so that you can keep track of the past, present, and task of a note or task. future. The application also has exquisite interface design and graphics layout, beautiful navigation design elements, convenient search bar, and support for iCloud synchronization.
BandimalA music creation tool specially designed for children. In the application, animals or colors represent different musical elements. You can slide between animals to select musical instruments, compose melody, change the circulation rhythm, and finally add some unique effects. In the process of completing the music creation, interesting animals will also cater to the rhythm and dance, which will help to cultivate the children's music creativity. At the same time, they will also stimulate children's interest in music learning.
Calzy 3A very powerful calculator software for iPhone, iPad & Apple Watch. Supports common values and storage. The unique storage function allows you to store multiple values at the same time, and can be reused by simply dragging and dropping. It eliminates the need to re-enter every time, also supports adjustment of the keyboard layout, supports iOS drag and drop (iPhone & iPad), 3D Touch, Face ID and other latest features.
iTranslate ConverseThe main software supports two-way voice instant translation software in 38 languages around the world. The translation and recognition speed is extremely fast, which greatly facilitates users to communicate with local people in countries where language is not accessible. iTranslate Converse is also accurate in terms of speech recognition and text conversion. The accuracy rate is over 95%. However, as with most translation software, the semantic meaning of translation cannot be accurately grasped. This is a subscription system App, which is about 30 yuan monthly.
Florence (Florence)An interactive storybook-style mobile game originated by the chief designer of "Monument Valley". Launched on Valentine's Day in 2018, the heart-rending climax and heartbreaking trough of a girl's first love story Come. The game story and content are relatively simple, but have won the love of many players.
Playdead's INSIDE"INSIDE" is a game that doesn't have much to say. The independent gods from the end of the tour have made transplants. The addition of iOS on December 15, 2017 is another success after Denmark's Playdead Studio following "Limbo." It can be said that "INSIDE" is qualified to represent the highest achievements of independent games in terms of images, sounds, plots, connotations, and spiritual expressions. Since the release, INSIDE has won numerous awards, including the best independent game of E3 2016, the best art guide of TGA 2016, The best independent game awards, GDC best visual effects, best sound effects and more.
Alto OdysseyThe beautiful and fresh "Alto's Adventure" is well known to domestic game enthusiasts. Snowman, the developer's sequel to "Aalto's Odyssey" after three years, is still full of artistic breath, and sequels to abandon the previous gameplay are too single. While retaining the horizontal version of the clearance kernel, various methods such as riding a camel, riding in the wind, and a balloon bounce mechanism have been added. Your character is a skier, soaring above wind-blown sand dunes, crossing thrilling canyons, and exploring mysterious temples and cities in a fantasy land far from home.
FROST (frost)Guide the splendid particles to find the great harmony of life, which can be pleasing to the eye and seemingly simple to play, but with the simple melody and particle fusion, the beautiful colors make you easily immersed in it. I suggest that it is best to play this game in the evening, it is best to turn off the light in a place without light, set the brightness of the mobile phone screen higher, quietly to experience, you will love it.
OddmarAn excellent platform adventure game, "Leo's Fortune" development team took 4 years to complete. Full-painted side-scrolling scenes make it look like a game, but more like a movie or a dynamic comic. Players will embark on a journey of redemption following the Viking Warrior Oderma and embark on a journey to prove himself. The game has excellent touch control feel, support handles, and the music comes from traditional Swedish folk music.
※ The award-winning medical application Triton Sponge is not available in China. It is mainly used by medical personnel to monitor the amount of bleeding in the operating room.