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Smartphone convergence in one picture

Smartphone convergence in one picture Wired Magazine have produced a great chart showing all the devices that have sprung up over the years and are now converged into the modern smartphone. Funny thing is that there are probably more than on this graphic. Anyway, here is the link: During my time in Philips Semiconductors we

By | June 3rd, 2013|iPhone Projects|Comments Off on Smartphone convergence in one picture

BGS Smartphone Conference

BGS Smartphone Conference Yesterday,  Nick Thorne gave a presentation to the British Geological Survey Smartphone Apps, Maps and Augmented Reality Conference about the anyTide app. This was a great opportunity to discuss the process of taking anyTide from concept to a published app. In particular, the steps of elaborating the user experience in terms of

By | May 15th, 2013|App Development, iPhone Projects, Oceanography Technology, Server side development|Comments Off on BGS Smartphone Conference

Custom reporting

Custom reporting Over the last few weeks we have been chasing up a requirement from a customer that is proving to be an interesting challenge. We have created an app that gathers a data set over the course of a week. This data is uploaded to server side mySQL tables as per usual. The next

By | April 3rd, 2013|Server side development|Comments Off on Custom reporting

anyTide anywhere anyplace

anyTide anywhere anyplace We are pleased to announce the arrival of anyTide  fresh into Apple App Store. More info here. "Tidal predictions anywhere along the UK coast that can also be used offline via the use of bookmarks." Its been an interesting process going from a blank-ish drawing board to this fully fledged universal tide

By | March 12th, 2013|App Development, Oceanography Technology|Comments Off on anyTide anywhere anyplace

Hospital Patient and Visitor Apps

Hospital Patient and Visitor Apps As more and more of us carry smartphones, general hospitals throughout the world are switching on to their potential for: Improving patient and visitor experience Reducing 'did not attend' rates for appointments Reducing wait times Saving on paper use Hospital apps can contain contact details for consultants and departments. There

By | March 5th, 2013|Healthcare|Comments Off on Hospital Patient and Visitor Apps