HELSINKI, Finland, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Ixonos, a world leader in creating wireless technologies, mobile devices, services and software, has delivered to Intel a broad user experience design project, a mobile AppUp Store. The comprehensive application store project entailed the creation of a full UX strategy for mobiles as well as concept creation, delivery of detailed designs, a working demo and UX design guidelines.
"We delivered to Intel a comprehensive mobile strategy that addresses the different variables affecting the ecosystem now and in the foreseeable future," explains Sami Paihonen, head of the User Experience Design Centre at Ixonos. "A thorough analysis of the current market situation, competition and technology allowed our UX team to innovate a concept for a superior app store where consumers can use social networking features to interact and share experiences with one another."
Industry analysts, Gartner and Forrester for example, estimate a ten-fold growth in the mobile apps domain in the next few years. "We are proud to help some of the forerunners in this industry become the innovation leaders in the mobile apps domain," says Ixonos Group's President and CEO, Kari Happonen. Ixonos has over a decade of experience in designing, developing and delivering services for some of the world's largest developer communities and app stores. "The successful delivery of this project proves Ixonos' ability to combine deep technological understanding with the demands for astounding user experiences," Happonen adds.
"We see tremendous growth opportunities in mobile apps and the app store business as well as a clear trend of creating boutique app stores to complement major, global app stores, such as Apple's App Store, the Android Market and Ovi Store," says Antti Aumo, head of Global Solutions at Ixonos. "Employing the full width of Ixonos' services provided by the Device Creation Centre, the User Experience Design Centre and the Managed Services Centre, we have the capability to deliver app stores as fully-managed turnkey deliverables that encompass the whole app store life cycle," he continues.
Device manufacturers, chipset vendors, operators and media conglomerates as well as any other companies interested in launching a boutique app store will find Ixonos an optimal partner for the pioneering experience in app store design and development. This experience translates into tangible benefits, such as faster time-to-market for our customers and great user experiences for consumers.
- Intel's website (http://www.intel.com/?en_US_01)
Ixonos is an ICT services company creating innovative solutions for mobility, social media and digital services. Together with our customers we develop products and services which let people enjoy inspiring digital experience, anyplace, anytime. Our client organizations benefit from new business opportunities and new productivity. We have offices in Finland, China, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Great Britain, Slovakia, South Korea and the U.S. Ixonos Plc is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. The company's turnover in 2010 was 84.9 MEUR and operating profit 5.3 MEUR.
For more information, please contact:
- Kari Happonen, President and CEO, tel: +358-400-700-761, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Sami Paihonen, Vice President, User Experience Design Centre, tel: +358-50-502-1111, email@example.com
- Antti Aumo, Vice President, Global Solutions, tel: +358-40-505-0477, firstname.lastname@example.org