Category Archive: App Development

YuMe-VR-Infographic

Virtual reality is an immersive new technology and consumers now believe that it is the next big thing. That’s according to research from brand video advertiser, YuMe, which asked 800 connected device owners in the US. 63% said that VR was the next big thing. Another 86% admitted to having heard of VR. For 60% of respondents brands that utilise VR create a more positive brand image. Another 54% said that 360-degree video sparked their attention, whilst 51% would be more likely to engage with 360-degree video ads. Indeed, half of respondents believe that brands could play a vital role in offering sponsored content with VR. Tripp Boyle, VP of emerging platforms at YuMe, said: “We believe appetite for immersive ad experiences is growing rapidly

Read More >
Artyom Dogtiev

In App Development

January 20, 2017

Raseel Bhagat has over 12 years of experience in the technology industry. He has worked as an Embedded Systems Developer, a Technical Lead and a Software Development Manager across a range of verticals which include Mobile Networks, Home Networking, Industrial Automation, Automotive Infotainment, and Cloud-based Solutions. In his current role at Zymr, Inc., Raseel architects software solutions for the Cloud using technologies like OpenDaylight (SDN), OpenStack (Private IaaS), AWS/Azure (Public Iaas), Chef, Puppet, Jenkins (DevOps) and very recently Bots (AI, Machine Learning). This article was originally published on http://www.zymr.com/blog In the cloud computing universe, OpenStack hardly needs any introduction. It is an open source platform to deploy a private “Cloud” and offer Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) to its users. It is used by individuals for mini data centers,

Read More >
google fabric

Twitter has sold its Fabric mobile development platform to Google, where it will become part of the company’s existing development platform, Firebase. Fabric was originally part of Crashlytics, which was purchased by Twitter in 2013, but no terms have been announced for the new deal between Twitter and Google. In a blog post announcing the sale, the Fabric team wrote: “Today we enter the next chapter for Fabric and are pleased to announce that we’ve signed an agreement for Fabric to be acquired by Google and for our team to join Google’s Developer Products Group, working with the Firebase team.” The post goes on to reassure Fabric users that no action will be needed on their part, and all products currently remain active. A new

Read More >
Jamie Giggs

In App Development

January 19, 2017

hedgehog labs code

This post originally featured here on the hedgehog lab blog and was written by Ashish Anand.  Ashish is a Backend Developer with 7 years of experience. He is passionate about learning new technologies, always trying to do a lot of new things and occasionally driving himself to do some crazy stuff. As more and more transactions are being carried out online, growing swathes of personal information – including sensitive financial data – are being sent over networks of varying security, exposing internet users to potential threats from the so-called ‘crackers’. Indeed, it’s becoming so hard to keep information safe, either in storage or in transit, that breaches are now commonplace, with some of the most seemingly safe databases around the world being compromised. As we

Read More >
Andy Boxall

In App Development

January 18, 2017

hyperlink study

It’s well-known the cost of developing and creating an app in India is lower than in the U.S. or other places around the world, but the exact difference between them is rarely highlighted. A report from app developers Hyperlink Infosystem has finally done so, along with providing research into timeframes and other key app development factors. In its study, Hyperlink Infosystem shows the average app takes eight weeks to build, and costs around $48,000 in the U.S., based on a $150 hourly rate. The same app in India costs $4800, based in a $15 per hour rate. Data has been taken from more than a thousand iOS, Android, and Windows app development projects carried out by the company. It estimates an iOS or Android app

Read More >
Alberto Furlan

In App Development

January 17, 2017

Buyers Guide Top

A mobile app done well can launch your business to the next level, bringing in revenue, exposure and new clients. If you have a business, or an idea for an app-based enterprise, and you want to hire a company or freelancer to develop your application, this is for you. Knowledge is power, so in this buyer’s guide to app development companies, we’ll be giving you app cost statistics, a description of the app design process and a list of questions you should ask your prospective development company or developer, as well as a selection of companies which we believe provide a great range of services. Building an app is a long and complicated process, and you want to make sure you hire a developer or buy an

Read More >
Artyom Dogtiev

In App Development

January 17, 2017

As per the predictions by market experts, this year the mobile applications market is estimated to reach $77 billion. The emergence of new and improved apps will continue to be a norm just like they were in 2016. And, there’s more to it. We will witness augmented experiences and phenomenal trends emerging on the scene. According mobile app development experts at Octal Info Solution, some of the trends that will shape up this industry in the near future are: 1. The Rise of AR and VR: For augmented experiences, you need augmented reality AR in the core of your app. Pokemon Go and the popularity it garnered can prove this point effectively. Similarly, virtual reality or VR will become crucial for development of live streaming,

Read More >
Alberto Furlan

In App Development

January 17, 2017

Mobile app development flat isometric vector conceptual illustration. Vector illustrations. EPS10 and JPG are available

Who are the people behind some of the best app development companies out there? Often, the mindset and direction founders give an agency will strongly determine their success and what it’s like to work with them and their company ethos. That’s why we’ve rounded up twenty of the CEOs, CTOs and founders of the some of the best app development companies out there who you should follow for being on the cutting edge of mobile innovation and delivering fantastic apps. They are… Sarat Pediredla, hedgehog lab 34-year-old CEO and founder of hedgehog lab, a company that has worked with Mitsubishi, England Rugby and Channel 4 among others. Pediredla has serious work ethic and it shows in his developer-focused studio which keeps going from strength to strength.  

Read More >
Anne Freier

In App Development

January 17, 2017

augmented-reality-phone-for-blog

Source Cohlab The global augmented reality market is set to reach a CAGR of over 65% between 2017 and 2021. That’s according to a new report from Technavio. The research highlights three key areas of interest in AR. These are mobile devices, smart glasses and head-mounted displays. This year, companies such as Facebook, Apple and Google are all expected to launch augmented reality apps. This is likely to drive the AR market for mobile devices to reach 78% by 2021. Indeed, awareness and user interest in AR has been steadily increasing. As a result, consumer-specific AR apps are likely to bolster the market even further. Chetan Mohan, a lead analyst at Technavio for human machine interface research, explains: “The adoption of mobile AR in enterprises will increase

Read More >
Artyom Dogtiev

In App Development

January 12, 2017

Haresh Kumbhani leads ZYMR’s solution architecture and technology strategy. A hands-on technical leader and serial entrepreneur with decades of complex product development and deployment, Haresh has developed multiple $100M+ software product lines for Cisco, Qualcomm, Novell, and Silicon Valley startups. Haresh is deeply committed to the holistic development of engineering talent. Haresh holds an M.S. Computer Science from New York University Poly and an M.B.A. from Santa Clara University. What is ZYMR and how are you positioned in the market? ZYMR is a Silicon Valley based full-stack cloud software development company. After decades of developing more than 50 cutting-edge software products at genre defining technology startups and Fortune 500 companies, some of us (who now comprise ZYMR’s core team) were approached by VC friends to

Read More >