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Building 3D Models Changes How We Share Via The Web

By on Aug 22, 2014 in Blog, Consulting, Content Management, Custom Software, Internet, iOS Studio |

So, what about 3D? We’ve seen it in motion pictures for years now. Back in the 1990s, I was CEO of a software development firm called Aegis Development. We created a 3D modeling and animation system called VideoScape 3D. It was used for pre-production and production in TV and motion pictures. It evolved into Lightwave 3D and has had a tremendous success rate ever since. Today, 3D is being used in lots of new and different ways. Have you visited the Apple.com website recently? Most of the devices you see in the website (photographs excluded) are actually 3D models. As such, the marketing people have far more control over the presentation of data and information. We use 3D models ourselves, and quite successfully. One example is our client website PureCommand. The iPad devices in the site are all 3D models developed by our team. The benefits of 3D in today’s world include: A 3D model is a real, life sized entity built inside of the computer. A 3D model is more realistic than 2D drawings. 3D design gives you a competitive edge – one your competition may already be enjoying. 3D models are great for design reviews with other members of a design team. All construction and shop fabrication drawings are created from the 3D model insuring accuracy in the final product. 3D models are a tremendous marketing tool and can create additional revenue. Good 3D design is not easily achieved. It is the product of talent, knowledge, and skill. Its value is immense. 3D Opens up a world of design that is otherwise inaccessible. The more we use 3D, the more we’re sold on it. Look for an array of new 3D modeled images and content in our client...

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Why iOS 8 is Useful to Our Clients

By on Jun 25, 2014 in Blog, Consulting, Content Management, Custom Software, iOS Studio |

As our team develops iOS apps, some of our clients are always interested in what makes advances in the OS useful to their business or services. Apple’s introduction of iOS 8 provides some important and useful enhancements that anyone using an iPad or iPhone should be interested in. Interactive Notifications —  Interactive notifications is a terrific new element within iOS 8. Now, you may respond to texts, email, calendar invitations, reminders and messages within other apps such as Facebook or Instagram from the notification banners that pops up at the top of the screen. Keyboards — For the first time, you’re no longer restricted to the keyboard Apple gives you and can pick better options from third-party developers, like Swype ($0.99). So, if you type in a particular way, now you can do it your way. Timer for Photographs — Apple added a timer to its Camera app, allowing you either 3 or 10 seconds to position the camera and then jump into the shot with your friends. You don’t need to touch the camera, either. Selfies galore. Battery Monitoring — This is one of the most useful new elements of iOS 8. Check your apps and see how much impact each one has on your battery. To identify which apps you should close when not in use, visit General > Usage > Battery Usage. This small step could add a few hours of extra battery life to your day. Homescreen in Landscape Mode — While iOS 7 users could read content in landscape mode, the home screen never changed. Now, iPhone 6 Plus owners will be able to turn their device 90 degrees and see apps displayed on the home screen in either format. Key People Shortcuts — If you press the Home button twice, you’ll not only see the webpages you have open but the faces of people you’ve recently talked to. This makes it easy to call or text your favorite contacts right away. Note that ALL contacts will be highlighted, even those you might not want others to see. To remove this feature, visit Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Show in App Switcher and switch it of Off. Shared Locations — Now, iOS 8 lets you set up a window...

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Why R|Com?

By on Jul 28, 2011 in Custom Software |

Web Solutions // Custom Software / why R|Com? Experience and Expertise It’s easy to make the claim that you’re an expert. We have nearly 25 years of experience in film, video, technology and computer-driven solutions. Creating a database of experience and knowledge leads to expertise. Every one of our clients has helped us become better at what we do. Talk to us. Judge for yourself. We think you’ll be pleased. Business Experience We’re in business to make your enterprise more successful. We listen. We respond. We are proactive. And, we maintain long-term relationships with our clients. Understanding your business requirements and taking your objectives and turning them into revenue is a core competency with our team. We know that the bottom line supports everything else. Let us help you expand your revenue with new products, new concepts, and new messages. Vertical and Domain Expertise Our knowledge ranges from application design, development and integration to operating processes. We can help you save time and money as you expand your use of technology or video. Technology Competence We understand how our equipment works. It may sound silly, but many people tend to miss that point. From camera setup and operations, to server compliance and process, our team knows how our stuff works. That competence will help us create integrated, scalable, robust solutions with an optimal cost/performance ratio. Commitment to Quality Our in-house motto is: “make each new project your personal best.” Everyone makes mistakes. We’re committed to eliminating them. Personnel Quality The quality of our people makes us stand out. We hire and retain only the best professionals. Some work from home. Everyone works around the clock. Individual Approach Your requirements are not like anyone else’s. There is no repeatable template with one exception: If we listen to your needs, we’ll be able to create a specific, unique solution that will help you reach your objectives. Easy Communication Let’s talk! We love a good conversation. Don’t rely on complex “fluency” statements. Trust your instincts. Talk to us. We never stop improving our services, including development technologies, engineering practices, management methods and QA standards to improve the stories we tell, the brands we support, and the engagements we earn. We look forward...

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