Case Study / FifthplayEnergy Smart Mobile appOur offshore team developed a mobile application whichprovides flexible and simple control of plug energyconsumption.Results Achieved: Product brings dramatic savings to end users Complete solution available on the app stores Development in 3 versions - for iPhone and iPad, for Android, and for WindowsPhone 7“It looks really great, thank you! I am very impressed from your team achievement duringtime we work together!”Mihail Mihaylov, Fifthplay, Project Manager
Case Study / FifthplayClient / FifthplayTechnology / iOS (iPhone/ iPad), Android, Windows Phone 7Fifthplay develops and produces innovative technologies for energy management inbuildings and for health monitoring of patients. They are also actively working on thefurther integration of technology into our buildings and cities.Gateway is a key device for Fifthplay customers. It enables various devices to beaccessed from the Internet without a computer.One of the great features Gateway provides is the ability to control devices at home via theInternet. The Energy Smart application that we have developed for Fifthplay is an inroad tothe skyrocketing mobile market. Users who install it on their smartphones obtain mobilecontrol over their home plugs.What the client requiredThe customer ordered the full cycle of the application development for 3 OS: iOS, Androidand Windows Phone 7. It included: Architecture and planning; Graphical design; Implementation; Testing; Posting on app stores.
Case Study / FifthplayWhat we offered to our clientOur team was able to cover all required tasks and developed all 3 versions from scratch.After the acceptance procedures at the customer side, those applications were publishedon the respective app stores.Main features of the applicationThe user logs into his/her account using login and password received together with theGateway. A list of registered plugs is shown. Their statuses are indicated using specialicons or labels, as shown on the screenshots.In addition, the list on the Windows Phone 7 version is done in the form of a panorama,and shows various totals:
Case Study / FifthplayTapping on a plug opens the Plug Details screen. Here, the user sees information aboutelectricity consumption on the plug, and can turn it on/off from his/her smartphone.
Case Study / FifthplayAnother important feature of Energy Smart is graphs. The application shows energyconsumption for periods of day, week, month and year. The user can choose units ofmeasure: watts/hour, euros and watts to be shown on the charts. Data can be shown forindividual plugs, or totally for the account.
Case Study / FifthplayEnergy Smart is an international application. Currently it supports English, Dutch andFrench languages, and can be easily extended.ConclusionWe passed through all phases of the application development, and the customer receivedthe complete solution, available on the app stores. After this project was completed,Fifthplay ordered a second phase from us: rebranding the application for their customer.The next step for the Energy Smart application is support for new types of devices inaddition to plugs.