The Mobile Photo Connect 2016 Award winners are:

  • Best of Show AwardFunimate, by Funimate
  • Best Business Potential AwardJPEGmini, by Beamr
  • Best Technology AwardKeegan, by Regaind
  • Special Recognition AwardKeepy, by Keepy


Turkey-based Funimate offers a video editing app that enables users to create highly engaging videos, featuring innovative real time effects that the judges called “building super computer capabilities right into your smartphone, with a consumer experience so fun and addictive it might just take the global tween and teen market by storm.”

Israel- and US-based imaging technology company Beamr offers photo and video optimization solutions, including its JPEGMini photo recompression products that judges said “will instantly save companies bandwidth and money while giving consumers a faster imaging experience.”

France-based Regaind offers AI-based photo analysis solutions, including Keegan, the personal photo coach web service launched at Mobile Photo Connect, which “combines natural language conversation with machine vision analysis.”

US-based Keepy’s namesake product is an inter-generational visual memories sharing app that promotes family members to share photos, along with videos and voice annotations. “A combination of interesting technology and novel customer experience and a great imaging engine under the hood.”