Our August co-winner is an amazing app designed to support deaf individuals. Developed by Dr. Sharon Baisil, the app facilitates communication, helps with daily takes (like waking up in the morning!), and warns users of dangers in their vicinity.
Representing our Apps for Communities category, KidRescue is an application that assists in rescue of street children through support of the population. Developed by three 16 year old students in Brazil, the apps goals are to reduce the consequences (prostitution, drug use, etc..) of children living on the streets of Brazil, increase awareness of the government and the general public about the need for greater attention to Brazilian children, and bring better opportunities to the Brazilian future.
Mark Friedman, who led the implementation of App Inventor at Google, has written a note on how the Google App Inventor team implemented live programming, one of the key features of the App Inventor system.