SOURCE: Kony Solutions

Kony Solutions

November 30, 2010 09:00 ET

Kony Solutions Debuts New Version of Kony Mobile Application Platform™

Feature Enhancements Include Richer Application Support, Helping Fortune 500 Companies Take Advantage of New Mobile Technologies Including HTML5

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - November 30, 2010) -

NEWS FACTS

  • Kony Solutions, Inc. introduces advanced updates for its Kony Mobile Application Platform™ that includes advanced features to streamline mobile application development
  • Upgrades to Kony Solutions' platform include added capabilities such as augmented reality, dynamic skinning and HTML5 support designed to enhance branding opportunities and deliver highly competitive mobile applications
  • Kony Solutions' Mobile Application Platform serves more than millions of users worldwide

Kony Solutions, Inc., the mobile application platform provider with Write Once, Run Everywhere technology, today unveils its latest version of the Kony Mobile Application Platform™. With clients including more than 30 of the world's biggest global brands, Kony's suite of platform updates are designed to address the mobile pain points of major corporations while also future-proofing their mobile applications against the fragmented mobile marketplace.

Leveraging a proprietary Write Once, Run Everywhere single application definition, the Kony Mobile Application Platform provides a complete mobile development, deployment and production platform that generates native apps, highly optimized mobile web, SMS/MMS, social media gadgets and tablet applications. New features and enhancement updates embedded within Kony's latest platform version include:

  • HTML5 Support: Kony has seamlessly integrated HTML5 support into its platform, providing users with the strategic advantage of next generation technology across both rich and thin clients. As HTML5 has been implemented in different ways across browser applications, Kony has also created a framework designed to help companies adopt the various implementations of the HTML5 specification while also ensuring that companies are prepared for future enhancements to the specification as it evolves
  • Augmented Reality, Shake and Vibration Feature Support: Enables Fortune 500 companies to take advantage of today's cutting-edge augmented reality as well as shake and vibration functions and features, delivering a sophisticated, user-friendly mobile app to consumers that also increases adoption and ROI
  • Dynamic Skinning: Enables Fortune 500 companies to deliver a highly personalized, branded mobile experience to consumers without the typical high cost of supporting multiple application vendors
  • Embedded Streaming Audio and Video: A widgetized approach to embedding in-application audio and video reduces strenuous development, making it more cost-effective to introduce this advanced feature within a mobile application offering
  • Inline debugging: Inline debugging enhancements help developers make immediate changes during the design phase, simplifying development and reducing the risk of delays and malfunctions and giving developers debugging support found in native code
  • Device Specific Designers: New device specific designers allow developers to get the look and feel of an application in real-time, reducing development hours and enabling them to tweak applications using a visual representation. 

To date, millions of end-users, consumers and enterprise workers alike, in 46 countries and 14 languages, have adopted mobile applications developed using the Kony Mobile Application Platform. Kony serves clients across multiple verticals, including the travel, financial services, automotive, insurance, health providers, retail and media industries. The platform supports all mobile systems on the market today, including more than 8,000 mobile devices, tablets and popular operating systems, including the iPad, iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Symbian, J2ME, Windows Phone 7 and Palm devices and more than 15 browsers, such as Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Firefox, as well as the HTML5 specification. 

"Increasingly Fortune 500 companies struggle to deliver brand information dynamically to consumers, while also staying current with the fast changing mobile market," said Raj Koneru, CEO of Kony Solutions. "This suite of updates to the Kony Mobile Application Platform allows companies to easily deliver enhanced features and functionalities across any mobile channel, helping them to immediately field competitive mobile applications with clear ROI. At Kony, we stay ahead of the mobile chaos so our clients can focus on their business innovations rather than becoming mobile delivery experts."

For more information on how to implement a long-term mobile strategy and Kony's Mobile Application Platform technology and updates, please visit http://www.konysolutions.com/platform.

About Kony Solutions
Kony Solutions enables Fortune 500 companies to offer consumers and employees feature-rich mobile applications in less time and at lower costs than any other solution available through the Kony Mobile Application Platform™ . Leveraging a proprietary Write Once, Run Everywhere single application definition, applications are designed and developed just once, in a device independent manner, and deployed across multiple channels, including on-device applications, mobile web, SMS, web gadgets, desktop applications, and tablets. Kony's unique platform is proven to future proof a company's mobile investment by enabling applications to be changed once for all channels, ensuring faster adoption of new operating systems and standards as they are introduced, while eliminating maintenance, upgrade and future development costs.

For more information, please visit www.konysolutions.com. Connect with Kony Solutions on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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