When it comes to mobile interaction, it is clear that apps are taking over. Today, end-users are demanding great user experience, and businesses are working hard to provide it. Staying relevant means building a robust user interface design and tailoring apps to the human psyche as it evolves day to day, without any of the
A key component of the Flybits platform is context, and while people usually associate context with location, that is only one piece of the puzzle. Context goes beyond location and can be characterized by other means including time, weather, personal characteristics, and more. Context can be explained as a key feature in the interaction between
Back when Flybits was still a research group out of Ryerson University, we began to search for funding that would allow us to spin off into what is now our current company. This initial funding came in the form of seed funding, and we also went on to secure additional funding through a Series A
Applications enabled with Flybits’ context-aware solution allows brands to curate a wealth of unique experiences in their mobile apps, a powerful tool in refining a brand’s customer experience, but also a very new concept. We are increasingly hearing the term “experience design” in many industries, which raises the question, how do brands design lasting and
There’s an old adage that if you want something done right, do it yourself. But in my experience as a Silicon Valley marketer for the past 20+ years, “doing it right” often meant depending on a technical expert to implement an idea or content change – web masters, developers, and other tech support within the
I attended a few trade shows recently, including Money 20/20 and the Gartner Application Architecture Development & Integration Summit in Las Vegas, and the Dallas Digital Summit. I saw a lot of presentations about location-based marketing and mobile apps, and talked to lots of mobile app developers and mobile marketers. There’s a lot of experimentation
According to the World Health Organization, roughly 4 million people die from car crashes each year. Another 20 to 50 million suffer non-fatal injuries, many subsequently incurring disabilities. Today’s metropolitan cities are quickly growing, as is the average commute time to and from work.
Mobile devices have become an integral part of the way we communicate, share content, and discover information. They’ve catalyzed our potential to consume and produce information anytime, anywhere. While mobile devices have reached ubiquity, effective interaction paradigms have lagged by comparison.