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The latest BT Infinity lab competition winners announced

29 July 2014 

An app that uses symbols, photos and sign language to help with language development and build communication skills has been chosen as the overall winners in the third BT Infinity Lab competition.

MyChoicePad from Insane Logic, was chosen by a panel of BT executives and invited entrepreneurs.

MyChoicePad from Insane Logic, overall winners in the third BT Infinity Lab competition

Members of the public were invited via social media to watch a series of eight shortlisted videos from a total of 42 entries and then tweet their favourite to receive the People’s Choice award. They were told that judges were looking for innovations that address today’s social challenges, helping to build a better connected society.

The People’s Choice award went to Euan’s Guide, a website and app which acts as a community hub for people with disabilities.

The People’s Choice award went to Euan’s Guide

BT Technology, Service & Operations senior innovation consultant Dan Ballin said: “It hosts information about places to visit and access reviews, written by disabled people and their families and friends. We will be looking at how the BT Accessibility Practice can work with the Euan’s Guide team.”

The Infinity Lab programme aims to engage and support the UK start-up community in Tech City and runs a series of competitions throughout the year.

The competition winners have the opportunity to work with BT for six months to further develop and test their product.

Watch Insane Logic video entry

Watch Euan’s Guide video entry