So, here we are at the official war of the Apple’s AR apps and Google’s ARCore. Well, the war between Apple and Google has been here for quite a while and this is war is a constructive one and not a destructive one. Both tech giants are always in competition with one another and this is a blessing for the users of both Android and Apple. Competition Thrive both to come up with constant innovations and thrill the users.
The news of ARKit rolled out back in the Apple’s conference. Apple developers confidently showed the AR framework and what’s coming up for the users ahead. The demos we have been seeing the floating cat, fancy car, fidget spinner on iPhones are stunning. This stuff is astounding, isn’t it? This seems to be like the toy type things but this is actually the biggest upcoming sensation. Big brands are involved to showcase their AR work like The Food network, IKea, Giphy and AMC TV.
Apple’s User Base Can be A Game Changer
Some of the big UK based brands discussed on how easy it was to create an ARKit app. Sometimes it can be done in just a time period of 6 to 8 weeks. Several technical capabilities have been opened up with ARKit. All the herds of iPhone app development company said the similar set of things and even Apple users believe that AR is going to transform the app world. This entire event happened just at the time when Google was on the verge of launching its ARCore, an entirely new framework that can expand AR reach of the Google in an entirely revamped manner. If there is any time for the war to begin then it is right now.
The best visible example of the AR war is the Google’s Tango AR platform and the Apple’s furniture app. With these apps, you can make use of the camera of the app and take the measurement of the space around and take the feel of choosing the furniture item and placing it in whichever corner of the room you want. You can click on the furniture piece and can get an idea of how much space it will cover in your room and how is it going to look with AR apps. The biggest advantage of ARKit of Apple is that it will run easily on any device having an A9 processor support and IOS 11 features. Developers have to pay focus on this while indulging in iPhone app development. This means that approach of Google AR is different as Android runs on devices of every size and specification. Google has been working on AR Tango since 2013 and is in the league of developing software and hardware which phone manufacturers might need to for supporting advanced AR.
ARCore has Been Launched on Google Pixel and Samsung Galaxy S8
Google cannot stay back when Apple is advancing so much and hence it has come up with ARCore similar to Apple’s ARKit. This is basically a built-in AR platform for the developers. ARCore is now available on Samsung Galaxy 8 phones and on Google Pixel. Currently, Google has also its hands on two AR web browser, one of them will make use of ARCore and the another one will run on IOS and will be supporting ARKit.
Some improvements are on the way occurring with Apple ARKit. It is working on the feature called world tracking which is basically a technique named visual inertial odometry. Majority of the phones have integrated 2D experience as in Pokemon Go. What we are talking about at the moment is upsurged 3D AR experience.
2016 is going to be ‘Mobile Applications’ year and so every industry is aiming to acquire that reward circuitously. One industry that can be benefited tremendously from it is ‘Restaurant Industry’. The future frontier for mobile apps will certainly be the restaurant table.Yes, it is an industry which will soon be exclusively depending on the apps in near future. Well, that’s what experts are predicting about. According to TechCrunch, 79% of smartphone owners use apps every day and the average smartphone user downloads 8 apps per month. 60% of global mobile consumers use their mobile device as their primary internet source, as per the survey of Internet Retailer. No matter what, the importance of mobile apps is inevitable. But before that, let us try to figure out why mobile apps are so essential in the restaurant industry. What flexibility does mobile apps and mobile ordering system as a whole offer for the restaurateur and the consumers both?
Numerous people, officials and students, have their meal (breakfast/lunch/dinner) on a daily basis celebrating cherished occasions and events. They tend to get bored of eating the same type of food since they won’t literally go and search out for every restaurants everyday; it would be clumsy and time consuming. But, since this is a ‘Smart Phone’ era, an individual is having mobile phones in their pocket, the industry found its goal embraced in it. What if people don’t have to go out and hunt food places? It would be very charging. That is why, some of the giants in restaurant industry have initiated mobile ordering system.
Indirect Profit to Users
It is all about making the customers habituated and addicted of using mobile application and ordering through it. Once it is done, then he/she will certainly be its permanent customers (provided the service and food is good). Users always recommend newest and better things to their friends. Slowly and Gradually, the number of users wouldn’t limit to the specific area but would spread over various classes and groups of people. People will definitely admire it as it is easy to use and affordable to get to. Restaurants will be always reasonable with the pricing of food if ordered through mobile apps; moreover, users get discount if they become their regular customers. Thus, there is an added-advantage to the users opting mobile apps and gets and indirect profit of discounts, offers and cash back or any freebies.
Direct Profit to Restaurants
Well, it is a crystal clear fact that mobile apps will be beneficial and lucrative for the business owners. Not only will the presence of the particular restaurants will increase but will also maximize their revenues since more and more users will use mobile app. Here, some factors will play its role- The mobile app should be user-friendly so that it becomes easy for the end user to order pretty easy. The navigation, browsing, payments and delivery system should be accurate and without any errors. Mostly, the apps are advised to be free so it gives an added incentive to its customers. Because of the typical service the restaurants provide, users will no longer have to log on to their desktops, find out any directories to order the food online or navigate through the vague website menus.
How it works?
Any restaurant is willing to reach more and more people to taste their food. Yet, there are limitations to it- may be some wouldn’t go because that particular restaurant is far from their region, some wouldn’t prefer to go considering that they will be have to stand in a queue. Mobile application simply wipes out this possibilities since user can order food from the desired restaurant and get it on the time he/she wishes. A customer also has the option of modifying items by size, styles, add or reduce dishes, toppings or flavors of their choice when ordering through mobile. Several special features can be added as per the specialty of restaurants; you can save your favorite orders in case you wanted to reorder them.
It is lucid to the user in order handling, menu handling and reporting and other analytic information. A restaurant can receive as many orders to their interface specifying the pick up time for the menu ordered by the customer. The customer is updated once the order is ready to deliver – enabling both the customer and the restaurant to track their order status in the GPS about the location of the delivery boy. The necessity of the application seems quite obvious now for the restaurant industries.
Genuine benefits of why mobile app development is essential part of any restaurants:
- Researchers have analyzed that the potential users spends more time on application than its website, which makes it evident that mobile app will unquestionably maximize the revenue.
- A user-friendly mobile application increases visibility, accessibility, and profitability of the restaurant.
- It keeps users directly in touch with the restaurant about any latest updates and important news.
- Users can get the notifications of any special offers on any special days, to redeem it instantly.
- Restaurants can be constantly engaged with the users about the products they opted and how was their experience; this way, it can know if the end users are satisfied or not.
- The app develops customer loyalty because of the up-to date service provided.
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Android, iPhone, iPad, Windows, Blackberry, Smartphone, apps, downloads etc are the most common words that all the individuals are listening or using in the market. All these words are related to technological advancement in field of mobile applications. The development in this field over last few years has been tremendous, which has led to leaps and bounds of growth of apps in the market. It has developed its virtual world of education, entertainment, utilities, healthcare, social appearance and covered almost all the areas that are related with ordinary people.
The concept of mobile app making was introduced as integrating something like camera or internal organism within the mobile that helps and supports end user by increasing usability. The Nokia market was leading before 10 years proving various in-build apps. After that came the concept of accumulating features inside a single gadget similar to PCs. Android and Apple came at later stages which completely changed the market scenario of mobile applications.
App making from head to toe is cumbersome task which involves number of processes right from turning ideas into action till marketing of app after its launching. The criteria, actions, performance, implementations are essential to analyze for successful mobile apps development.
Mobile Application Development as a Business
Talking about the current situation in the market, app development is the business to look out for all the investors. Android and iPhone markets have substantially grown since last 5 years leading new innovative app developments. Generating revenue is not that difficult if you have skilled set of professionals to work with perfection. The startup investment is also not an anguish-able clause as many methods like crowd-funding have been prevalent in the market. Setting up mobile app development company is thus manageable and profitable task as there is constant hike in the market.
Mobile Application Development as a Career
For every youngster, there is a difficult task in front of him about making the right decision for career objective’s choice. Mobile apps provide large and wide opportunities for career seekers from all the fields. Becoming a mobile app developer is indeed not easy as it requires efficient coding skills in addition to sound programming knowledge and experience. Also developers are not the only ones that aggregate to form app development companies. Other designers, API managers, marketers, project implementers are flourishing requirements of mobile app development company. Most IT professionals are intending to pursue career in this field as it is rapidly growing market.
Mobile Application Development as an Industrial Expansion
The motto behind every business startup is to follow the path of gradual progress and expand its wings in future. Mobile app development is such an industry where implementation of new ideas as well as progressive technology changes very frequently. Also it provides a successful platform for cementing a place in IT industry. With cut throat competition between technological giants in Smartphone industry, it is obvious that this industry is not going to become obsolete in recent times.
Mobile apps development although has led to many new entrepreneurships and business enterprises to turn into offshore business. Also wide economic differences between countries have been one of the important reasons for outsourcing projects. Forecasting in such cases cannot be as per predictions but according to a famous magazine outlook, every year there is 20% growth in mobile applications development industry which is the highest among all sectors.