Windows 8 Application Development - Metro Style Apps

Windows 8 is the next version of Microsoft Windows series of operating systems. It features the Metro interface that is designed for touch screen input and is considered answer to the growing interest of the public in tablets and All-in-One desktops. Metro style apps are the focal point of the user experience on Windows 8, and great Metro style apps share an important set of traits that provide a consistent, elegant, and compelling user experience.

Metro Style Apps

Windows 8 employs a new user interface based on Microsoft’s Metro design language. The Metro environment features a new tile-based Start screen similar to the Windows Phone 7 operating system. The interface is a personalized layout with clean typography and animations. Adroit has extensive experience with Microsoft Development Platforms and has a long history of working with Microsoft and partners on several applications. As one of the early adopters of Windows 8, Adroit is well equipped to address the market demand on Windows 8 Metro Style Apps by leveraging resources trained in the critical competencies of Metro App development using C#/XAML and HTML5/Javascript.

Metro Device Companion Apps

Metro style device companion applications are designed to work in tandem with devices connected to the Windows 8 computer. Metro style device apps Device companion apps launch when a user connects a Windows certified device, like a camera or TV, to a Windows 8 PC. These apps provide more enjoyable customer experiences and also you don’t have to manage the app distribution and updates. Using this app manufacturers can now take the user experience that their product provides to the next level by offering users a new way for them to interact with their device as soon as it’s plugged in.

Metro Mobile Broadband Companion App

Through Metro style mobile broadband applications helps simplifying the broadband account experience for both network operators and end users. Users can enjoy a streamlined, consistent connection flow while mobile network providers enjoy the ability to highlight their value added services.

Adroit is one of the select few companies to attend Microsoft conference where Microsoft released Windows 8 Preview to the world for the first time. Adroit has created a division focused on Metro Style App development with key focus on Metro Companion Apps. It has developed AirVoice, a mobile broadband companion app targeted for use by mobile operators around the world. AirVoice is highly customizable to suit the need of each operator by interfacing with their backend and greatly reduce time to market for their mobile broadband companion app.

Contact us today to learn more about Windows 8 and how Adroit can help you design and develop Metro style designs apps for a fluid and intuitive interaction and navigation with touch, mouse or a keyboard.

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