Sunday, 12 February 2012

The Mobile Application Development Industry

Technology is something that is always moving forward. There are numerous developments taking place in every sphere of technology. Mobiles are the widely used next generation device and its applications include the innovative technological advancement in this field. It is the popular surge of the demand for mobile applications that motivates the technical professionals to strategize the future of mobile application development. 

Going by a study conducted by Global Intelligence Alliance recently the top three reasons why enterprises still prefer the native mobile applications are :-

  • Being able to set up high quality user interface
  • Being able to leverage well known established application store distribution channels
  • The requirement to access device hardware

This apart, the top three reasons why businesses go on with certain web technologies in case of mobile application development are:-
  • To be able to build high quality user interface
  • Cost benefits of offering one interface available on numerous environments
  • Having direct control over the distribution having no requirement to have a third party approval

Eminent companies specializing in software product development are today equipped with the apt procedures, tools and other level of expertise and experience to create mobile applications faster and in a cost-efficient manner. Some of their focus areas are as follows:-
  • Presence & Social Networking
  • Mobile VoIP
  • Gaming
  • Location-Based Services (LBS)
  • Messaging & Syncing
  • Mobile Media Streaming
  • Mobile Advertisement & Ad Engines

These companies also have the experience and skill for working with Level A enterprises and have been supporting them with valuable product lifecycle management solutions.
Selected mobile application development facilities are as follows:-
  • Developing mobile applications in J2ME, BREW, Android, iPhone, Symbian, Windows Mobile and BlackBerry
  • Conceptualizing mobile applications and eliciting requirements, for instance UI design, prototype, wireframes, user stories
  • Designing, developing and testing applications
  • Porting mobile applications between platforms and devices
  • Developing server-side and infrastructure, including for location & mapping services
  • Integrating third-party components on the server side, for instance SMS/MMS, billing, feeds, ads, content and many others
  • Integrating carrier, SMSC and billing systems, for instance LBS platform for location determination
  • Coordinating with carriers and device manufacturers for mobile application testing and certification, for instance NSTL, Java Verified
  • Launching and distributing mobile applications
  • Carrier Catalogs and Storefronts
  • Providing maintenance and support services

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