Appcelerator's widely used platform has been upgraded to include a native software development kit for iOS and Android, which allows developers to access the back-end analytics of their applications regardless of the platform used to build them.
Worldnow has introduced a software development kit for a multidevice video player that incorporates advanced closed captions for videos and ads. Viewers can save closed-caption preferences and they will be carried across content delivered by Worldnow's video-on-demand and live-stream products. The platform also has analytics and sharing features.
Adobe is offering a Mobile Services software development kit for monetizing and optimizing mobile applications. The SDK permits geotargeting, customer data analysis, key performance indicator monitoring and A/B testing. The release comes as a company's Digital Index Report confirms the trend of mobile taking users away from accessing the Internet on a desktop, and indicates a split between the more popular Android apps and more engaging iOS apps.
The introduction of an Opera software development kit should bring HTML5 Web applications to TiVo's new Roamio platform, Darrell Etherington writes. While most of the update was dedicated to hardware upgrades, the Roamio platform, onboard apps should also see improvement because of the use of the Opera browser and the Opera TV Store, which is a mature platform on 25 million connected TVs, Etherington writes.
Nokia's new operating system platform for Asha devices offers a fresh opportunity to developers, Nick Summers writes. The Nokia Asha Software Development Kit 1.0 "includes a Web Development Environment and an integrated development environment which developers can leverage to create, test and edit their Web apps before launching them on the new Asha platform," Summers writes.