The Curbside ARRIVE iOS SDK enables you to build applications that produce alerts when customers are approaching your sites. ARRIVE provides predictive alerts based on time to arrival notifications that can be sent to any in-store system, point-of-sale or in-store device via Webhooks or by using the SDK for on-premise native applications. Curbside connects online commerce to local retail, building software that helps get products to customers in real-time.
Sunnyvale-based Telenav has released mobile SDKs for both iOS and Android so developers can power the navigation and location components of their applications with the crowdsourced-based OpenStreetMap. In addition to offering flexibility over styling, the SDKs and APIs are designed to give developers the ability to brand their own maps. According to the company, hybrid online/offline navigation is one of the key differentiators from Google and Apple's mapping services.
Google released a new software developer kit today for Google Play Services 8.4. The revised developer toolset includes a handful of new capabilities thanks to revised APIs. Play Services 8.4 and its new features should go a long way to improving app behaviors for Android devices.
Uber is making it possible for developers to add a Ride Request Button to their own apps. The idea is to increase the likelihood that mobile device users will book business and then travel to destinations. If your app points people to a specific spot, adding Uber could help close sales.