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Need Help Building Mobile Applications?

Mobile devices are becoming as popular and common as PCs and laptops. However, it can be difficult for users to work with information on cell phones because of their small form factors. In response, dotMobi has delivered a development environment designed to help small and medium businesses create mobile applications.
Mobile devices are becoming as popular and common as PCs and laptops. However, it can be difficult for users to work with information on cell phones because of their small form factors. In response, dotMobi has delivered a development environment designed to help small and medium businesses create mobile applications.dotMobi announced goMobi, which includes content management and mobile web site development features. The software is designed to recognize the capabilities of each mobile phone and display content in a suitable fashion. dotMobi has taken a cloud based approach to delivering its services, so small and medium businesses do not have to host any mobile applications.

dotMobi was founded in 2005 by 14 vendors, including Ericsson, Google Microsoft, Nokia, and T-Mobile with the goal of simplifying mobile application development. The consortium eventually splintered, dotMobi was spun off as an independent entity, and is now owned by Afilias, a European company that specializes in domain registrations. dotMobi has identified an area where businesses may struggle. Developing mobile content can be more challenging than traditional application development. The company does face some challenges.

Application development has shifted from traditional means to storefronts. Vendors, such as Research in Motion and Microsoft, are trying to follow Apples lead in this area, and it seems like the industry is moving to this type of model. In order to be successful long term, dotMobi will need to convince companies that its approach is better than those offered by the storefronts.