Pakistan Bags 2 Gold & 3 Silver Awards at APICTA 2014

Written by Sarwat Fatima ·  1 min read >
APICTA Awards Indonesia 2

The Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA) is an international Awards Program to provide a platform for innovators and entrepreneurs in the ICT sectors in the region to benchmark their products and to broaden their network.

This year Team Pakistan, represented by 30 strong delegation and 19 companies, presented 21 products from Pakistan at APICTA on 30th November, 2014 at Jakarta.

APICTA Awards Indonesia

Pakistan has been participating in APICTA for the past 11 years to capital across Asia Pacific. Every year Team Pakistan has held their heads high at the effort and the performance of tech innovators from Pakistan. Over the years, even judges across the region have started noticing the immense potential from a country which has not been known as a tech innovation hub.

The two months of non-stop judging, pitching, mentoring and going back to the drawing boards; it all came together at APICTA Awards 2014, Jakarta, Indonesia. Team Pakistan was able to score 2 Gold & 3 Silver ICT Awards at APICTA Awards 2014 in the following categories.

Category: Start Up

Runner Up

Remote Interview allows you to hire the best coder for your firm through online collaborative interview and skill measuring tests in real time. During the interview, you can rate a candidates good or bad moves and select the best score candidate for the job. Basically, hiring coders has never been made that easy before.

Category: Tourism & Hospitality

Runner Up
EatOye is an online food delivery and restaurant reservation service in Pakistan with over 200,000 visitors every month. The venture is spread over 15 cities across Pakistan offering 24/7 free food ordering and reservations.

Category: Tertiary Student Project


SmartSteth is a portable doctor which can help a trained health worker in early detection of pneumonia as well as in its treatment. The main aim of the project is to provide a cost effective solution to the low ratio of pediatrics to pneumonia patients and late detection and diagnosis of the disease.

Runner Up
TRex Tremor Reader

TRex Tremor Reader fulfills the need of a definite diagnostic test which is not dependent on costly tests or doctor experience. TRex is a small & cheap device which can help a doctor in diagnosis using involuntary rythmic oscillation of a funtional body part produced from certain muscle movements (tremors).

Category: Media & Entertainment Technologies

Ingrain, Eyedeus Lab

Ingrain is a real time video monetization method to place individually targeted ads into videos. The ads are native to video content and targeted to individual viewers in real-time.

Written by Sarwat Fatima
Sarwat is a journalist and DIY enthusiast. She loves writing about Startups and Businesses. She is heading Islamabad and surrounding areas for news coverage. Profile