The difference 5G will make to your apps
Friday, January 11, 2019 by Richard Harris
Since 5G will allow for higher volumes of data to be processed at much faster speeds, new technologies like public edge platforms are emerging as necessary tools to help developers reduce latency and enable their software to function as desired. With this new era of computing, the ability for developers to deploy code securely, reliably, and quickly to the edge of the n...
AI and machine learning make app development and marketing smarter
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by Brian Solis
Build it and they will come. Those were the good ole days. It used to be good enough to design a great app. Add to that an engaging user experience (UX), positive feedback, a high ranking and word of mouth, and your app was ensured continued success. Nowadays however, mobile consumers are simply overwhelmed by choice. Did you know that if you add up all the apps in the ...
The impact of AI on the nearshoring market
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 by Richard Harris
Artificial Intelligence solutions, such as machine learning and deep learning algorithms, and chatbots, are fast becoming a business necessity for organizations everywhere, helping them make data-driven predictions to improve business outcomes, enhance customer service and to improve business workflow. But as a nascent and complex technology, it's difficult for companie...
The A to Z of low-code app development
Friday, February 10, 2017 by Karthick Viswanathan
As we enter 2017, we are seeing low-code app development take root across larger enterprises and smaller businesses alike. In 2016, big players like Google, Microsoft, Oracle, and Salesforce staked their claim in this market segment. Enter 2017, and we can expect the new entrants, along with incumbents such as WaveMaker, Mendix and OutSystems, to beg...
3 approaches to end user experience monitoring
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 by Sridhar Iyengar
The volume of transactions running through websites and mobile apps make customer-facing applications crucial to online businesses. If these applications perform well for their users, they generate revenue for the business. If they don’t, they affect the credibility of the business, which in turn affects the overall revenue. It is therefore imperative that bus...
HealthTap Cloud launches to help developers create better health apps
Friday, November 4, 2016 by Richard Harris
HealthTap Cloud is powered by HOPES, the world’s first Health Operating System, which connects the entire continuum of care to each person’s unique Personal Health Record (PHR). Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and Software Development Kits (SDKs) that help developers build highly personalized web, iOS, and Android apps are available with HealthTap Cloud. Openi...
Why smart apps will be the next phase in business app development
Thursday, October 20, 2016 by Richard Harris
It all started with desktop applications, then it moved to the web, then to mobile, then to multi-channel applications. With each new wave came new uses thanks to technological advancements. Smart Apps mark the next step in the app story. With the rise of the internet of things (IoT), big data and machine learning, it makes sense for apps to evolve to incorporate these ...
Mendix Platform is Now Available on IBM Bluemix Cloud Platform
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
Mendix has announced that its application development Platform-as-a-Service (aPaaS) is now available on IBM’s Bluemix Cloud platform. The Mendix platform uses visual development, agile project management and one-click deployment capabilities for web, mobile and IoT applications. Through the Bluemix integration developers can use the platform with IBM’s cloud,...
Developers Need to Embrace Artificial Intelligence
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 by Aaron Rudger
Artificial Intelligence – Developers must embrace the technology, but how?Artificial Intelligence (AI) is making waves. From robots that manage your home life, a la Amazon’s Echo, to smartphones that understand our every word, AI technology is making huge technological leaps – and fast. This year alone, Qualcomm has announced the Zeroth platform, the company’s firs...
relayr Takes Home Big Bucks as First Prize Winner of the Cisco Internet of Things (IoT) Innovation Grand Challenge
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 by Richard Harris
We usually don’t cover funding announcements, there are plenty of other sites you can find that info. I find all that news about companies receiving funding kind of boring (ok I get a little jealous too!) However, I received a notice I thought was worth spreading the word about. We just found out that IoT startup relayr took home $150,000 as the first prize winner ...
SXSW Watch: 2014 Connected Home Developers Garage to Attract App Developers Wanting to Plug into $71B Internet of Things Market
Thursday, March 6, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Heading to SXSW this weekend? Looking to plug into the $71 billion Internet of Things market? Check out the inaugural ‘Connected Home Developers Garage’ on Sunday, March 9, hosted by iControl Networks, Silicon Labs and Time Warner Cable. The IoT opportunity for app developers is becoming clearer, and smart home systems are a new fronti...
Pivothead Wearable Imaging Launches Indiegogo Campaign
Monday, November 18, 2013 by Richard Harris
Pivothead, a leader in wearable
imaging technology, launched an Indiegogo campaign to bring their next
generation Pivothead SMART (Simple Modular
Application-Ready Technology™) line
of feature-rich eyewear to market.
Pivothead SMART provides the full 1080p high definition (HD)
video and 8 megapixel photo capture capability of Pivothead’s award winning
Bluetooth Accelerator Source Code for Mobile Apps Released
Friday, September 13, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG), a global trade organization that oversees the development of Bluetooth, has announced the availability of the Bluetooth application accelerator on its developer portal.
The app accelerator provides the source code to develop Bluetooth Smart apps for tablets, smartphones, and PCs across Android 4.3, iOS, OSX and Windows 8 OS p...