We were thrilled to be a part of the Innovation Rally and AppWar at CTIA Wireless and are honored to receive this award from Andrew Seybold
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 13, 2009
GoodFoodNearYou won first place in the prestigious Andrew Seybold Mobile Innovation Rally and AppWar during the 2009 CTIA Wireless show in Las Vegas, Nevada.
"We were thrilled to be a part of the Innovation Rally and AppWar at CTIA Wireless and are honored to receive this award from Andrew Seybold," says Nick Desai, CEO of Global Fitness Media, the company developing GoodFoodNearYou. Desai is the Founder, Chairman and former CEO of Juice Wireless, and inventor of JuiceCaster, an award winning mobile social networking service offered by AT&T, T-Mobile, Nokia and others.
From numerous contestants, GoodFoodNearYou was first selected as one of six finalists to present at the Innovation Rally and AppWar during the CTIA show. After an audience vote at the CTIA show, GoodFoodNearYou won first place for the most innovative mobile services applications.
The Innovation Rally and AppWar was an event hosted by renowned wireless and mobile analyst Andrew Seybold. Mr. Seybold is highly regarded for his "Commentary" e-newsletter and for the Andrew Seybold Wireless University.
Mr. Seybold says, "GoodFoodNearYou is a worthy winner of our Innovation Rally AppWar event. It's an incredibly simple, free service, which delivers real value to consumers in making healthy, informed restaurant choices. GoodFoodNearYou embodies the important qualities of mobile applications which I frequently talk about - usability, real value, geo-local relevance and personalized content".
GoodFoodNearYou launched in February 2009 for the Apple iPhone, iPod touch, and the BlackBerry Curve, Bold, Storm, and Pearl. This week, the GoodFoodNearYou app for BlackBerry devices became available to download in the BlackBerry App World. The BlackBerry App World was recently unveiled at the 2009 CTIA Wireless show.
"To date GoodFoodNearYou has had over 57,000 unique users and the search has been used in all 50 States, the District of Columbia, and in 3,048 U.S. cities. In response to the strong demand for GoodFoodNearYou we are adding a host of new, interactive features, as well as making the mobile app available on more GPS enabled mobile devices," says Desai.
GoodFoodNearYou is a location based search to discover the nutrition information for food at restaurants near you. View the twenty closest restaurants near you, the menu and food nutrition information for those restaurants, a map to each restaurant's location, other choices on the restaurant's menu, and the nutrition information for every menu item. Sort each restaurant menu by lowest calories, fat, and carbs to find healthy restaurant food.
GoodFoodNearYou was launched by Global Fitness Media in public beta on February 2009 and to date includes over 57k unique users. Currently, GoodFoodNearYou has restaurant food and menu nutrition information for over 250,000 U.S. restaurant locations. Find good food near you on the world wide web and download free mobile applications of GoodFoodNearYou for the Apple iPhone download free mobile app for your iPhone, iPod touch, and various BlackBerry models including the Curve, Bold, Storm, and Pearl.
About Global Fitness Media:
Global Fitness Media, LLC is a privately funded start up company based in Los Angeles, California. The company is founded by fitness pioneer Jake Steinfeld, Chairman and CEO of Body by Jake Global, Founder of Fit TV, Don't Quit! Music and ExerciseTV, the first online and Video on Demand 24 hour fitness network.