Second Screen Apps – A Bright Future to Interact With Latest Gadgets In A Better Way

Second Screen Apps – A Bright Future to Interact With Latest Gadgets In A Better Way

Second screen refers to the use of mobile devices, tablets or smart phones to provide better viewing experiences for content on other devices such as television or computers. The term explains to view the interactive features on an external device using a special app called as Second Screen App. The second screen phenomenon represents and attempt made to make Television’s more interactive for viewers, and also help in promoting social events around specific programs. The use of these screens is increasing day by day in the broadcast industry where new display devices like tablets, smart phones are forming a new era when thought about digital media. It also helps in shaping the businesses and how the customers and consumers may use this digital world. Another use is transferring portable data through cloud based software systems along with various other ways of transferring content over wireless platforms directly to customer’s devices.

Downloading such apps to a mobile device lets boob tubers acquire required information about any movie, TV show or commercial. This would be mere entertaining for whole lot of mobile users! Some of the apps are listed below:

Into Now

This is an app powered by Sound Print recognition technologies which analyzes live television audio and matches it against the fingerprints available in its database. Additional features included is a built in meme generator that helps it stand out among various second screen apps.

Sound tracking

This free app is used to share various sound tracks with any person from your list. It also allows the users to identify songs where ever they hear them. Because of this identification technique that it uses it is known as an identification app which is worth download.


The 140 character social network doesn’t have any listening features but an excellent tool to have while watching television program. We can also read specific program tweets by clicking a hash tag and interacting with other people watching the same show.


This app identifies the show being watched and being experienced with show times, chat rooms and social media activities. It has higher aims, but this app has certain performance issues too.

PBS Kids

A brand of the popular television network, PBS has launched PBS Kids super vision, an app that allows parents to connect with their own children on a new level. This app was built in 6 months to be simple and effective in terms of monitoring and remotely connecting with children. With privacy being a huge thing to worry about, the app connection requires only one login at a time with a unique code. Once the code has been entered, the parent’s iphone will be able to see what the kids are up to using websites.

Thus the recent figures show a clear tendency of the user to use a device while watching television. They also have shown that a greater frequency of the use of tablets or smart phones when watching these shows distinguish a higher differences on social networks of the content being watched.

Carrie Miller is a writer at Zealous System Australia – An emerging web and mobile development company and also a journalist by home-profession has written this article stating about the importance of Second screen apps in our life. 


NASA’s Spacecraft 3D Shows What Augmented Reality Can Do

NASA's Spacecraft 3D Shows What Augmented Reality Can DoThere are very few people who don’t keep interest in gathering information about the other world I mean about the other planets. From centuries the inventions and discoveries are taking place and every time they come up with some meaningful and exciting news. After the recent announcement of Mars that live can survive on mars, people have become more conscious about knowing the same. IT industry has taken advantage of the same and they have launched a type of relevant 3D app that is so interesting that people of any age group can play with it. 

What you can get with this app:

This 3D app is unique in its way and gives a real feel. App can easily be downloaded in your tablet and no matter where you are keeping it; this will give you a real feel of spacecraft and NASA in 3D view. While receiving the view of spacecraft you will also encounter with the alien. Using this app gives experience of too many things. 

Experience that can be achieved:

There are too many things that can be achieved by using NASA’s spacecraft 3D shows and the popular some is augmented reality. This feature has come in the market just a few years ago particularly when someone noticed how to control the cameras in the tablets, laptops and in the smart phones which people carry and utilize it as an active part of an app. This app can simply add lots of live pictures so that a user starring through the screen can see the things that are actually not there. There are many other games that have started following the same trend. This app has tremendously good features that can simply astonish you and so these features are considered a serious application. 

AR also carries a nice training tool and so some military organization have experimented the same. The same NASA spacecraft based 3D app can easily be downloaded without paying any cost for it particularly if you have AppleiOS and Android based phone. Some people who have Samsung Galaxy Note 8 can also download it.  This spacecraft can be kept into living room, car seat or in your back yard. You can simply hang it on the wall or at any target place. By hanging it on the wall or watching it through screen can really give you a feel of reality. The available spaceships include SMAP, Voyager and Cassini. The most interactive spaceships are pathfinder and curiosity that will give you freedom of raising antennas and masts by which you can easily turn the complete unit and can also drive it a little bit. 

Carrie Miller is business consultant who is passionate about web and mobile application development for couple of years. She is currently working Zealous System that is specializes in a wide range of mobile apps development services.

See The Changing Face of Mobile Development

See The Changing Face of Mobile DevelopmentDemand for mobile in the market is ever increasing and probably the demand for making the next generation of app development has realized immense growth of Smartphone users in the market all over. Other analysts has also realized about the ever increasing want for smart phone with advanced technology. Even, the apps are also having a great demand in the market. Since completion among the app developers are increasing in the market, manufacturers and distributors are launching easy to use apps with low rate.

Breakthrough booming app: lower app cost

There is a growth of over 1.8 million of active tablets as well as smart phones in the market. You can also hear about the great demand of cell phone apps among the youngsters and business associates. People are looking out for the apps that can make cell phone operation of the device quite easy and sophisticated. But, along with smart phone development, technical knowledge about the device is also equally important. Many businessmen as well as mobile users have still not reached to custom mobile apps, as the rate of such apps is really high.

Requirement of technical knowledge

During previous days people used to be happy with the landlines and cordless phone. They do not require much technical knowledge. But today, mobile phones with technologically sound variation ask each of the mobile users to become education in technical knowledge. Thus, you can be sound to create a powerful custom based application. Today, the cell phone apps developers are creating the apps which would not require much knowledge of the users. You will be in a position to edit and create your application alone in Android as well as I phone devices.

Access for businessmen

Today, many small businessmen are suffering from negative effects of consumer taste and preferences. If you are having small business without mobile apps, you will be odd man out for the modern consumers. Today, apps are built in such a way that, all technical and financial barriers are eliminated. Even if you are not a computer programmer, it is not at all a big deal. You don’t have to be glued to the computer all the time. Small businessmen will be flourished with technically sound apps without the need of any technical knowledge. You can be one among the best businessmen after using technologically rich apps in the market.

People can now get the door open for creating cell phone apps on their own. Along with the rise in demand for mobile phones in the market, mobile apps will form a great way to commensurate technical pleasure. The growth of smart phone industry is increasing every day with innovative technologies associated within the device. Since low cost apps are available in the market, people with any economic background can easily get it in their mobile and smart phones.  These user friendly apps can be used by even a lay man. If you are a housewife and hesitate to use technically rich gadget, you must wash away this fact from your mind and easily use the facilities in app stores.

About Author

Carrie Miller is business consultant who is passionate about web and mobile development for couple of years. She is currently working Zealous System that is specializes in a wide range of mobile application development services.