iPhone & iPad Applications Farabi Technology Middle East 2010
History of Our Mobility Solutions Early 2000 - 2004 Mid 2005 - 2010 Java J2ME Proprietary SDK WAP SMS integration SMS integration MS CE .NET VS .NET Apple SDK
What can Farabi do for you? In the IT world, there is no “One Size Fits All" concept and what is considered a winning strategy for one organization might not be the same for others. As an Apple iPhone/iPad Developer, we will help delivering a Mobility Solutions’ enriching application to our customers to accommodate their needs. To market the clients’ services through Mobility channel media, and increase its customer satisfaction and service experience
What is iPhone? The Apple iPhone is/has a: Multi-touch (Revolutionary New UI) Mobile telephone, Camera, Multimedia player E-mail, Text messaging, Web browsing Built-in GPS Capabilities Wireless internet connectivity MultiTasking, FaceTime, and enhanced security Smart device that runs productive applications Friendly interface to extend your business Apps. Multilanguage Support English/عـربـي It’s the FUTURE portable PC
What Makes iPhone Important? More than 60 Millions iPhone sold (As of July 20, 2010) AppStore 7 Billions Apps downloaded (As of October 20, 2010 by Steve Jobs) More than 1 Million daily Apps sales AppStore counts 250,000 applications More than 125,000 official developers iPhone sold 8.4 Million iPhone in Q3 of 2010 with $3.25 billion pure profit. iPhone saw the biggest over year gain, enjoying a 131% jump in 2010. Sources: http://www.mobilecrunch.com/2010/07/20/apple-sold-8-4-million-iphones-last-quarter/ http://techcrunch.com/2010/04/20/apple-by-the-numbers-iphone-sales-more-than-double-mac-holds-up/
What’s the Apple iPad? Following the iPhone success, Apple has recently unveiled its brand new mobile tablet PC the “iPad”. Apple iPad is a light weight wireless device which is considered as: The best web surfing experience The best photos & movies watching experience The best email experience The best reading experience while mobile
Apple iPad Features The iPad’s most impressive & important features are: iPad is smaller than a laptop and groovy in its design Uses the same multi-touch screen of iPhone Easy to interact with electronic publications Built-in GPS, Google Maps, eMail, and Safari browser Long battery life for over 10 hours of operation Support Wi-Fi or 3G network App Store / iBook
iPhone - To Market Your Business
iPhone - Mobility Portal The mobility portal is intended: To ensure our clients are fully independent after the application is delivered. To allow App content modification anytime To generate reports To manage all mobility solutions To unify communication. To audit activities Mobile Portal Framework Presentation Framework Customized Modules Security 3rd Party Connectors Audit/Reporting Business Intelligence Enterprise Content Management Unified Communication
iCatalog Feature iCatalog is a break-through feature that allow the user to browse through a wealth of information on the application. Simultaneously, the user can also request for more information, schedule a test drive, add cars to your Watch List for automatic notification on similar models coming into inventory at our Approved Used Cars Division, or even forward the details via email to a friend.
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iTrack Feature iTrack is an innovative first-of-its-kind RFID real-time integration feature. iTrack will enable you to easily track the status of your vehicle in real-time once it is sent for service. When the car is sent for service, the service team will tag it with an RFID and give a Work In Progress (WIP) number. By simply entering the WIP number, the iPhone application will retrieve the current status of the car (i.e. check-in, work in progress, final quality check, ready for delivery, or checked out).
Directory and Location Details Powered by Google Maps which shows the location in Map/Satellite/Hybrid mode User can add staff numbers to contact or initiate a GSM call directly from the App to: Sales and Marketing team Service Team Branches
Application Settings Owner Personal Details First & Last Name, Mobile, Email will be entered once and saved for future communications. Cars Details Select the Series, Model & the year and the License Plate registration for one or multiple cars. All the data will be saved on the device for future collaboration with the dealer
Appointment Service Request Select the AGMC workshop for service appointment Personal & Vehicle details will be retrieved from “Settings” Select the type of service required from a pick listand the owner preferred date & time for drop-off User can photo directly from the iPhone to be attached to the appointment email request.
Announcements Announcements are a server based push technologies to the user device whenever internet connection is established by Wi-Fi or 3G GSM data services. Marketing Purpose Sales and Pre Sales Promotions Events and Activities
Directory Listing MINI has personalized their iPhone application to include the team members details. Recognize person by photo Call or send an email Add to the iPhone Contacts To ease the communication and provide better service
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Notification The App keeps its users up-to-date with the latest news announcements & promotion, which is designed to support Apple notification “Alerts”. The Apple Push Notification service allows apps to receive notifications, even when the apps aren’t running.
iPad Business Ideas The concept behind the success of the iPad is its ability to reduce the daily paperwork. Automating business process to enhance the operations’ performance and reduce the overheads. Host a business application that can go anywhere with the person with the support of Wi-Fi or 3G network Make taking polls and customer satisfaction surveys easy and interesting to fill up by simple touches. Replace the traditional publications with innovative iPad screens filled with vibrant contents & photos
iPhone/iPad App By Apple SDK iPhone and iPad Apps will be developed by the Apple SDK 3.2 & 4.0 which include a complete set of development tools for creating applications for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch.
Apple iTunes App Store Free application for public distribution, easy installation Supports Apple iPhone 3G/3GS/4G, iTouch, and iPad Badges notification for new releases or revisions Application rating () and review by users Download audits/count per region Adding the App Store logo on the client website, redirection to Apple iTunes App Store for awareness and faster finding Would be listed as Top 25 App (based on its download volume and public rating)
iPhone & iPad Values & Benefits Positioning the client as leading entity for M2B & B2B by its revolutionary iPhone/iPad mobility solution Client satisfaction Services to 24/7 Productivity & Efficiency Real time integration Process automation User experience Customer Care calls Human errors in data entries Operation cost Notification SMS cost Printing cost