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Mobile App Development for Hardware & Wearables

The target market for wearables includes all people 15 years and older, living in developed nations, or around 1.08 billion people, according to Piper Jaffray.

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Why Wearables?

The wearables market is clearly the next game-changer in the world of consumer technology. The wearable tech market is set to grow from 21 million shipments in 2014 to 150 million shipments in 2019, according to Piper Jaffray. That represents an incredible 48% compound annual growth rate (CAGR).

Moreover, everything is changing once the technology becomes widely adopted. As the Basis CEO pointed out: “The future of wearables is not simply a transfer of apps from the phone to the wrist, but solving problems or delivering benefits that fundamentally cannot be done any other way.”

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Global Wearable Device Unit Shipments Forecast

Challenges

Choosing the Right Tech

As the market is still developing, with many players such as Samsung, Nike or Apple competing for the market share, it’s not yet clear who wins the majority. Building an app that works is also a matter of the right platform strategy.

New Design Thinking

Prototyping and design for wearables are more challenging than designing for smartphones. There are smaller screens in constant movement and that requires a totally different design approach.

Quality and Performance

To optimize performance and to ensure an app continues to perform is another challenge. Smartwatches and wearables have a whole different set of interactions and connections that developers need to worry about.

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The Opportunity Ahead

The market is growing at an unprecedented rate. According to IDC, the worldwide wearables market grew 223% in Q2 2015 compared to the same period in the last year.

Right now, Apple is driving the growth in worldwide shipments, but the point remains the same: Brands must create wearable specific apps to not only stay competitive but to potentially take their business to an entirely new level.

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What Makes Us Different?

Appster is not just another “mobile developer”. We’re consistently recognized as one of the most innovative companies in this space and have a proven track record in taking concepts and creating products that are innovative, aesthetic and highly functional.

At Appster, we understand this. Our product managers worked on a wide range of top-selling game apps, which cumulatively achieved tens of millions of downloads.

Our focus lies in delivering on time and within budget, but goes way beyond that. Having developed hundreds of products, we understand the business strategy necessary for success in the world of wearable apps.

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How Can We Help?

Innovation

We’re an award-winning developer with a track record in building some of the most disruptive and innovative apps with hundreds of millions of downloads. Today we continue to pioneer the development of top-class wearable apps.

Development

We will provide you with a team of dedicated developers, designers and product managers with a track record in delivering products built to the highest design and technology standards.

User Experience Design

Great design is about how the product works. The results of great design are high user adoption and customer satisfaction. We believe in a clean, simple, user-centric design that aligns with your business goals.

Quality Assurance & User Testing

We test all of our products extensively for quality, scalability and performance. We develop everything under the highest quality controls.

Monetization Strategy

Aside from delivering superior products, we help customers in finding the most viable monetization and pricing strategy that’s based real data instead of educated guesses.

Post-launch & Scale

Once the official version hits the market, we assist our client in collecting user data to improve the product, user experience and deliver real business results.

Appster has been featured in

Their audacious vision is to help transform the most innovative and challenging ideas into reality, by becoming the leading technical co-founder for entrepreneurs.

Forbes Magazine
August 2014

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