Upgrade required: meet the new rules for mobile applications
19 Jun 2018

Apple and Google are setting new ground rules for mobile applications on the App Store and Google Play. This year will see the releases of iOS 12 and Android 9 Pie. That’s why both mobile behemoths are streamlining their platforms to prepare for future devices. With these changes, companies and developers are going to have to update their mobile apps or face a ban from the two platforms. However, there’s no need to panic. This inevitable app upgrade brings an incredible opportunity to capture a wider audience and cement your position as leaders in your field. (more…)...

Amazon Web Services in China
Mobile commerce, AWS, and the Great Chinese Firewall
13 Jun 2018

As a technology company there is a stark truth that exists every day: not all tech is created equal. For us, there was no greater example of this than when we crafted a global mobile app that had to work in China. While China has continued its upwards trajectory over the past two decades, they have maintained an increasingly strong approach regarding internet access and technologies available to their citizenry. When our client approached us to build their global app, we knew that we would face a myriad of technological hurdles related to the Chinese government’s rules and regulations. Our goal was to deliver the same high standards that ou...

Leveraging neural networks to create facial recognition mobile apps
06 Jun 2018

The eyes may be the window to the soul, but your face is the key for your phone. While facial recognition may have once been relegated to the world of science fiction, it is now our reality and plays such a common role in our everyday lives that few bother to think about the enormous technology and infrastructure behind it. For instance, Apple’s FaceID technology on their iPhone X utilizes their ‘TrueDepth’ camera system that projects over 30,000 dots onto a user in order to map the geography of the user’s face. But Apple isn’t the only company that employs facial recognition, Samsung and Facebook use it to unlock devices and tag pe...