SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Realm Systems has announced the
category winners in the Project Black Dog skills contest.
The winners are:
Michael Chenetz - Security category
Michael King - Entertainment category
Terry Bayne - Productivity category
Paul Chandler - Dogpile category (for applications that did not fit in
the other categories)
A panel of judges determined the best applications created and ported to
the Realm BlackDog device. There was no eligible winner in the
In addition, a $50,000 Grand Prize winner will be announced at the Open
Source Business Conference (OSBC) in San Francisco February 14-15. The Grand
Prize winner will be selected from the four First Prize winners. The contest
began October 15, 2005.
In the Project BlackDog Bug Hunt, Terry Bayne won the $2,500 First Place.
Michael Wozniak took the $1,500 Second Place, and Michael King won the $1,000
"We congratulate all of our First Prize winners," said Rick White, CEO of
Realm Systems, sponsor of the contest. "We understand and respect all the hard
work that has gone into developing this community."
The online DogPound discussion group has been very active in talking about
the BlackDog, a pocket-sized, self-contained server with a built-in biometric
reader and Debian-based Linux operating system. Unlike any other mobile
computing device, BlackDog contains its own processor, memory and storage, and
is completely powered by the USB port of a host computer with no external
power adapter required.
About Realm Systems
Realm Systems provides a next generation Mobile Enterprise Platform that
simplifies the delivery of applications and services to end-users across the
distributed enterprise. Realm Systems is uniquely positioned to solve many of
the issues facing today's networked organizations by extending the life of
desktops and laptops, significantly reducing IT maintenance costs. Realm's
technology simplifies and centralizes identity and application management and
maintenance while preserving existing IT capital investment. The company is at
the nexus of an enormous opportunity that spans markets, including security,
identity management, regulatory compliance, and mobile device support of
enterprise applications. According to AMR Research, the market for data
security compliance alone is expected to reach $15.5 billion by the end of
Realm Systems was founded in 2002 by a group of seasoned technologists and
executives with extensive expertise in distributed computing, integrated
circuit development, web services, and IT security. Realm Systems is privately
held with offices in Salt Lake City, Utah and Seattle, Washington.
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