Cross platform mobile development is in vogue as growing business are using mobility solutions as tolls to target customers globally. PROVAB is a leading cross platform mobile development company using top cross platform tools including PhoneGap, Titanium, Sencha and Xamarin.
The main reason behind the emergence cross platform mobile development is the issue, related to fragmentation. Fragmentation arose due to the presence of different mobile platforms, user interface, SDKs and programming languages. As per the reports, the mobile operating system market share is divided among different platforms. Android constitute of 61% of the market share, iOS has 21% share, Windows have 5% share, Blackberry has 6 % share and others have 7%. Developing apps for the individual platforms is very challenging; hence cross platform mobile app development is the solution of choice.
The benefits associated with cross-platform mobile development are as following:
Low app development cost
Usability of code across major mobile platforms
Usability of open source cross platform tools
Easy access to the plug-in and modules for web services
Better version control
Improved app deployment time and better performance
Mobile usage & engagement in travel and tourism sector
Travel brands are expected to exploit location based travel technology such as beacons to track travellers throughout the journey. For example, airports can use digital engagement to provide appropriate content on the way, in the airport and post-travel to improve the customer experience. Travel software for IATA agents and OTA portals are focusing more on under experience, social media interface and and information from previous trips to anticipate their needs.