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Posted on July 23rd, 2012, 5:25

Every year brings with it an individual trend for the mobile industry in general and more specifically for the mobile application development industry. Similarly, market research for the mobile industry each year also reflects phenomenal growth in terms of mobile consumer activity. In the year 2010 there was an upsurge in the smart phones and associated mobile apps, and 2011 has been the era tablet PCs and other mobile equipments. The noticeable growth in demand for mobile equipments and applications including with a wide array of OS has been set up corresponding supply of mobile application developers. In the recent past, mobile advertising, location based services along with innovative mobile application development are increasing their expanse. It has all the chances to be the trend for mobile industry for 2012.


Eminent companies involved in nearshore software development have been consistently specializing in innovative mobile apps development. These companies have an in-depth understanding of this domain and the focus areas comprise of:-


        Location-Based Services (LBS)

        Mobile Media Streaming

        Presence and Social Networking

        Messaging and Syncing

        Mobile Advertisement and Ad Engines

        Mobile VoIP

        Gaming


These companies have the required technological know-how and appropriate experience in working with top-tier players in the mobile landscape. They have been actively working towards iPhone and Android application development. This apart, their supporting capacities help then in carrying on the following tasks:-


        Setting up mobile applications in J2ME, BREW, Android, iPhone, Symbian, Windows Mobile and BlackBerry

        Works towards conceptualizing mobile applications and eliciting requirements for instance, eUI design, prototype, wireframes and user stories

        Helps in developing, designing and QA testing applications

        Porting mobile applications between platforms and devices

        Setting up server-side and architecture that comprise location and mapping services

        Helps in incorporating third-party constituents on the server side for instance SMS/MMS, billing, feeds, ads, content and many more

        Incorporating carrier, SMSC and billing systems for instance LBS platform for location determination

        Helps in coordinating with carriers and device manufacturers for mobile application testing and certification for instance NSTL and Java Verified

        Launching and distributing mobile applications

        OTA download including install and upgrade

        Provides OEM embedded

        Offers Application Stores for instance iPhone App Store, BlackBerry App World, Android Market, Samsung App Store and many more

        Offers carrier catalogs and storefronts

        Offering maintenance and product assistance services


In the recent past the mobile market has grown exponentially owing to a huge demand from the next-generation technology. Innovative end users today need mobile applications with a greater processing power, elasticity, security, reliability and incorporation with other applications. Top notch mobile application development service providers offer processes, tools and expertise that is important to help the ISVs set up mobile applications cost-efficiently.


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By Josephmax, in: General