“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” – Arthur C. Clarke
Augmented Reality (AR) overlays exciting digital information over your real world view, combining the real and virtual worlds to create an incredible new experience. Use AR to bring your publications, advertisements, billboards, in-store displays, storefronts and key locations to life by overlaying video, audio, animations and 3D simulations on them. Go ahead – give your customers an unforgettable experience.
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Did you know? Globally, the mobile has trumped the PC as the preferred way to explore the Internet. Affno’s responsive websites and mobile portals ensure you’re still accessible to your mobile-savvy audiences. With HTML5 adaptive design, these websites intelligently adjust to suit the device on which they are viewed, whether PC, tablet, phablet or smartphone. Even complex, content-rich portals can be simply presented by our experienced user interface designers.
Welcome to the value economy. Today, those who provide more and better value to their audiences are rewarded with love and loyalty. Mobile applications offer the ultimate in value with information, offers, routes and entertainment. Affno’s mobile apps go further by using exciting technology, from Location Based Services (LBS) to Near Field Communication (NFC), to expand that value. Our passionate app developers have skills across all platforms – Apple (iOS), Android, Windows Phone and Blackberry. They prioritise security, make intelligent use of HTML5, and are equipped to build applications to help your staff work faster and smarter.
Within a year or two, mobile commerce is predicted to outpace e-commerce and brick and mortar sales. Get prepared today by empowering your audiences to make in-app purchases as well as one-tap payments through NFC. Affno provides a secure Mobile Payment product which uses multi-level authentication and certificates of confirmation to offer heavy duty protection to your customers.
Did you know? SMS campaigns have the highest read percentage of all communication technologies – a whopping 98%. Affno’s Mobile Messaging product is crafted to deliver SMS campaigns that your audience will appreciate – communications that are carefully segmented, personalised, timed and two-way. There’s no need to depend on service providers and worry about your creative ideas being leaked to competitors – you can schedule customised alerts about exciting offers, new products and more whenever you please.
The Kingdom of Bahrain has a PC penetration rate of less than 20% and a mobile penetration rate of over 100%. Noting this, the Bahrain government saw an opportunity to build reach amongst its 1.2 million citizens with mobile government.
The Solution Working closely with a series of ministries, departments and third party applications, Affno combined mobile portal, mobile payment and mobile messaging facilities to provide 60 informational, interactive and transactional services. These included electricity bill and traffic fine inquires, daily price index, airport flight and arrival information, school examination results, and complaint submissions to various Government organisations.
The Results The United Nations E-Government Readiness Index competitively ranks the 191 member states of the United Nations on state of e-government readiness and extent of e-participation. Following deployment of Affno's solution, the Kingdom of Bahrain:
Moved up 29 places to the 13th position in the world
Ranked 3rd in Asia
Was adjudged 1st in the MENA (Middle Eastern and North African) region
Affno's mobile solution was also submitted to The World Summit Awards – a global initiative to select and promote the world's best e-Content and most innovative ICT applications. At the World Summit Awards for Mobile Content 2010, it contended against 460 projects from over 120 countries and topped them all to emerge the Winner in the category of m-Government.