Y INTERACT's Report A Taxi App Wins Two Davey Awards

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Recognized by the International Academy of Visual Arts for App Design and Promotional Video, Report A Taxi receives Gold and Silver 2011 Davey Awards.

Y INTERACT is honored to be the recipient of two 2011 Davey Awards for the Report A Taxi smartphone app. Developed with mobile partner, Elyxor, Report A Taxi (http://reportataxi.com) is a free app that allows passengers to sound off against bad cabbies in just five quick steps.

Inspired by the allegory of David & Goliath, the Davey Awards, chosen by the International Academy of Visual Arts, honors the achievements of the "Creative Davids" who derive their strength from big ideas, rather than stratospheric budgets.

Y INTERACT received two 2011 Davey Awards:

  • Gold for the Report A Taxi smartphone app
  • Silver for the Report A Taxi promotional video
  • Visit http://reportataxi.com to watch the video and download the app

"We at Y INTERACT are proud to have to have won Davey Awards in the inaugural year of the Mobile category," says Ahmed Yearwood, Owner and Founder, Y INTERACT. "We're excited and inspired to be working in this new and rapidly-evolving arena, and exploring the myriad of opportunities it presents to educate and empower audiences on the go."

Other Davey Award winners in the Mobile category include DoubleTree by Hilton, Microsoft, eBay, and Target. Visit http://daveyawards.com for the the complete list of winners.

Y INTERACT (http://yinteract.com), founded in 2001, is a NYC-based design studio with creative expertise in interactive and graphic design, social media, animation, video production, and mobile app development. The studio's goals are to conceptualize and construct media that allow organizations to communicate more effectively with their clients, potential customers and business partners. Find us on Facebook at http://facebook.com/YINTERACT, and on Twitter http://twitter.com/YINTERACT.

About The Davey Awards
The Davey Awards exclusively honor the "Davids" of creativity, the finest small firms, agencies and companies in the world. David defeated the giant Goliath with a big idea and a little rock - the sort of thing small firms do each year. The annual International Davey Awards honors the achievements of the "Creative Davids" who derive their strength from big ideas, rather than big budgets. The Davey Awards is the leading awards competition specifically for smaller firms, where firms compete with their peers to win the recognition they deserve. Please visit http://www.daveyawards.com for more information.

The Davey Awards is sanctioned and judged by the International Academy of the Visual Arts, an invitation-only body consisting of top-tier professionals from a "Who's Who" of acclaimed media, advertising, and marketing firms. Please visit http://www.iavisarts.org for a full member list and more information.

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