College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

Computer engineering students’ iPhone apps generate downloads, sales

Ben Holland and Cory Schwarting
Ben Holland (left) and Cory Schwarting

Since November, thousands of people have downloaded the iAnimal series, Zombie Strategies: Prepare, and D&D Helper iPhone applications. Users of those apps may be surprised to learn that the apps were created by Iowa State University computer engineering students. The students developed the apps as part of a course assignment in a new embedded systems class on mobile platforms. To date, the students’ apps have been downloaded more than 2,800 times and generated more than $200 in sales.

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