Cross-platform video streaming using RTSP
27 Jan 2017

Remote cameras can be used in various application solutions. Usually, this technology helps with building a local monitoring system for home or office (for example, a baby monitoring system). Besides that, remote cameras can come in handy for the fun and games industry: you can attach the compatible device to drones or other radio controlled toys and control them using a live view from the remote camera. The live video broadcast from one mobile device to another can be carried out in different ways. For example, you can use the common Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP). It supports direct video broadcast and doesn’t require an intermediate...

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Introducing Fast Data Comparison in Database Compare Suite version 4.6
27 Jan 2017

Many of us regularly use Database Compare Suite — a tool developed by DB Best — for database migration and upgrade projects. This powerful and handy software solution helps confirm successful database migrations by verifying that the data made it to the destination table. Customers reported to us that comparing data between two huge tables simply took too long just to see if they were different. We listened and did something about it. This latest version of Database Compare Suite introduces a new feature called Fast Data Comparison to solve this problem. Data Comparison Data comparison has always been the core of the Database Compare Suit...

Welcome back: Sudhir Gajre
26 Jan 2017

We are excited to welcome back Sudhir Gajre in his new role of the General Manager, Central Region at DB Best Technologies. Here is a short bio of Sudhir: Sudhir has over 23 years of experience in the Data Management, and Analytics field and a deep Cloud background. He is a 14 year veteran of Microsoft where he was a Data Architect and later a Principal Technologist. He has been with DB Best for 2 years leading our Central Region Practice, and is coming back to us from a short stint as VP leading Implementation Services Group at a local Omaha financial services company. Sudhir comes with a very strong technical background having authored SQL ...

Now is the time to consider augmented reality applications
16 Jan 2017

Mobile applications industry delivers good news: augmented reality (AR), voice control, virtual reality (VR) and other amazing technologies become more and more popular. More importantly, modern smartphones have enough power to process the graphics for AR and VR. You can simply insert your smartphone into an affordable VR headset in order to dive into virtual reality. So, the most part of smartphone users now can access this variety of modern breathtaking technologies. Moreover, these technologies are not expensive and they do not require extra power from a mobile device. To see how the DB Best powered AR & VR application works, pleas...

Portfolio spotlight: Using iBeacons in the mobile application for exhibitions
04 Jan 2017

Visiting an exhibition, you may want to use a specific mobile application developed for the particular event. Especially if we’re talking about an airplane show, which tend to cover large areas. During the show, you would definitely like to know exactly where you are, what’s around you, and where else to go. Using map services to implement the previously mentioned features is a fairly simple and common task. But how do we get information about the various exhibits? Well, here we have an opportunity to integrate a truly fascinating IoT device. Our app developers used Apple’s iBeacons as part of our Live Airshow mobile application to enha...

First look at AWS Schema Conversion Tool with tighter DMS integration
03 Jan 2017

On December 20 2016, Amazon released version 1.0.502 of AWS Schema Conversion Tool (SCT). SCT now provides the integration with Data Migration Service (DMS)  and allows you to create AWS DMS endpoints and tasks. In addition SCT allows you to run and monitor the DMS tasks from SCT. AWS Database Migration Service helps you migrate databases to AWS easily and securely. The AWS Database Migration Service can migrate your data to and from most widely used commercial and open-source databases. The service supports homogenous migrations such as Oracle to Oracle, as well as heterogeneous migrations between different database platforms, such as Oracl...