Betavine is an open mobile application community
<ul><li>Designed to support mobile developers and mobile enthusiasts </li></ul><ul><li>Find great tools and resources across all devices, platforms & networks </li></ul><ul><li>Support for experienced developers and those just crossing over to mobile development </li></ul><ul><li>Discover and play with the latest mobile apps </li></ul><ul><li>Upload your own apps for others to provide feedback on </li></ul><ul><li>Join the forums to share ideas and experience </li></ul><ul><li>Interact with other members to share know-how </li></ul>
Consumer Testing (betavine.mobi) Betavine users find & download the app to their phones After trying the app, the user can provide comments via betavine.mobi Developer uses Betavine tools & resources to build a mobile app They upload their app to Betavine Developer uses feedback & discussion forums to create new version of app 1 2 3 4 5 6 Download stats and feedback displayed on application page
Betavine targets three audience groups www.betavine.net forge.betavine.net The core Betavine website reaches mobile developers & enthusiasts The Forge reaches open source software developers The mobile website reaches consumers (early adopters) .mobi
Developer Opportunity Blogs, forums, links Quick registration & Easy upload Betavine.net & Betavine.mobi User feedback on apps displayed on Betavine Feedback helps app development Community & Resources Application Profile Web & Mobile Listing Feedback
Widgets S ingle function applications designed to offer a highly personalised mobile web experience for users
Widget Zone The Betavine Widget Zone will help you to:- Get Started – Find out information on the devices that the Widget Manager is supported on and guidelines for your widgets behavior. Develop – Get access to resources including the Software Development Kit, a free guide on user experience, a Widget Tutorial and details on the Vodafone Widget Runtime Distribute – Access to Vodafone’s free distribution channel to a potential audience of more than one million Vodafone customers across the UK, Germany, Italy, Spain and South Africa!
Tools for Developers <ul><li>The Betavine Widget Zone features a number of step by step guides to developing widgets:- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Vodafone widget runtime </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creating a widget – Fortune tutorial </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creating a twitter widget – with the Widget packager </li></ul></ul>
“ Twiggy” Widget “ Twiggy is a simple mobile widget that allows you to search Twitter , right from your phone.” <ul><li>Carsonified created Twiggy to demonstrate how to build a mobile widget. </li></ul><ul><li>They kept a blog: http://www.carsonified.com/twiggy </li></ul><ul><li>They created a guide: http://twiggy.carsonified.com/build_a_widget.html </li></ul>“ We built a mobile web widget in 4 days. Meet twiggy” twiggy.carsonified.com
Widget Distribution Tool <ul><li>“ Widget Distribution tool taps into 1 Million Customers” </li></ul><ul><li>Developers can use the Vodafone Apps Manager Beta as a distribution channel to reach Vodafone customers </li></ul><ul><li>The tool currently allows developers to distribute widgets in Germany, Spain and the UK – with Italy and South Africa to follow shortly </li></ul><ul><li>When the widget meets the criteria for publication, the Vodafone operating companies selected by the developer will make it available to customers through the free Vodafone Apps Manager Beta application </li></ul><ul><li>The Vodafone Apps Manager Beta application is available from Vodafone live! portal </li></ul>“ Special Days and Words of Wisdom are two widgets from a Betavine member that have been successfully published to Vodafone customers” http://widget.vodafone.com/dev/
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Distribution via betavine.mobi <ul><li>“ Distribution for your mobile content” </li></ul><ul><li>Vast and global audience </li></ul><ul><li>Free distribution </li></ul><ul><li>User and device feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Try betavine.mobi now! </li></ul>“ Betavine.mobi offers any early adopter the ability to download free applications that are innovative, informative and fun.” m3Dcam Voice Translator TASWYC Healthy Life Travel Kit
Mobile Linux Driver <ul><li>The Vodafone Mobile Connect Card Software for Linux is a software suite for 3G data cards which works on multiple distributions of the Linux Operating System </li></ul><ul><li>The software manages connections with GPRS, UMTS, and HSDPA. It also supports SMS, access to contacts and diagnostic information </li></ul><ul><li>This open source application is free to download and distribute. Developers can get involved in Betavine Forge </li></ul>Driver downloads http://www.betavine.net/bvportal/web/linux_drivers Betavine is no.1
Betavine Partner Programme <ul><li>Betavine Partners can… </li></ul><ul><li>Co-develop a dedicated and co-branded ‘zone’ on the Betavine portal </li></ul><ul><li>Access the Betavine developer & business communities to raise awareness of your service </li></ul><ul><li>Harvest innovation and ideas from the community by making your service available to Betavine members </li></ul><ul><li>Avenues are open for joint events including competitions (utilising your service/API in a mash-up app) </li></ul>
Partner Competitions <ul><li>“ At Betavine we are keen to promote innovation in the area of mobile and internet communications through competitions” </li></ul>Many entries you will find to be Innovative & Inspiring along with many coming in from left-field! Campus Life 2008 Would you like to sponsor a competition on Betavine?
the open mobile application community www.betavine.net betavine.mobi forge.betavine.net Thank You!