Advanced Search

Save Or Share This Report

For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

Use Sensors To Take Apps To The Next Level Of Customer Engagement

Apps Are Better And Customers Are Happier When Sensor Data Enriches Experiences

April 22, 2014

Why Read This Report

Most apps are boring. Sensors can help. Sensors are data collectors that measure physical properties of the real-world such as location, pressure, humidity, touch, voice, and much more. You can find sensors just about anywhere these days, most obviously in mobile devices that have accelerometers, GPS, microphones, and more. You can also find them in planes, trains, automobiles, and coffee makers, too. But, most applications barely use them to the fullest extent possible. Data from sensors can be the spice that adds zing to your applications and can help impress customers, make workers more efficient, and boost your career as an application development professional. This report provides a definition and foundational taxonomy of sensors that you can use to identify sensor opportunities for you to design, develop, and deliver more useful and engaging apps for your business partners and customers.

Get Access

Already a Client?

Log in to read this document.

Become a Forrester Client

Customers are the new market-makers, reshaping industries and changing how businesses compete and win. Success depends on how well and how fast you respond. Forrester Research gives you insights and frameworks aligned to your role to shorten the time between a great idea and a great outcome, helping your teams win in the age of the customer. Contact us to learn more.

Purchase Report

This report is available for individual purchase ($499 USD).

Purchase

Table of Contents

  • Sensors Can Geometrically Increase The Usefulness Of Apps
  • Choose And Use Sensors Wisely
  • RECOMMENDATIONS

  • Design Sensors Into Your Apps
  • WHAT IT MEANS

  • Apps Are Blind — Use Sensors To Make Them See
  • Related Research Documents

Recommended Research