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Frank Sinatra was renowned, among other things, for his ability to nail a recording in one take. The problem with making something look easy is that people start to believe it’s easy. The team at Shockoe spends a lot of time singing in the shower (and reading, training, and talking) to make it look easy in our own way.
Organizations in the market for new mobile solutions should find plenty of ideas to play in the recent introduction of Android 9 ‘Pie’ and the release of iOS 12. But what really stands out are the UX improvements which elevate your app’s potential to delight the end...read more
Virtual reality and augmented reality are two of the most innovative technologies to gain mainstream traction over the past several years. These nascent media have taken content cues from the related fields of cinema and video gaming: that is to say that a...read more
What is Feed Racer? Feed Racer is a competitive food donation app built to help FeedMore in its mission to help provide in-need Virginia families and individuals with food supplies — it’s a race to win where everyone wins. A two-fold project:...read more
Our Shockoe family is comprised of people with different skills, talents, and backgrounds — we know it's what allows us to grow and learn as a team. It's for this reason that our internship program took on a different shape this year. Thanks to the prep...read more
Augmented Reality (AR) gives us the ability to enhance our world with a real-time overlay of sound, graphics or video. With the promises of Swift’s ARKit, developers have the opportunity to harness this great power and create projects where our only...read more
Inc. Magazine Unveils Its 37th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000
Inc. magazine revealed that Shockoe is No. 815 on its 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s...read more
The year is 2018. A vast majority of people have embraced mobile technology and with it, the ability to stay connected and engaged. While in theory, receiving emails, push notifications, SMS, and chat messages means users now have the chance to remain informed, such...read more
Today banks, credit unions, and financial institutions are in a constant battle to offer users the latest technology features. Features like cards on/off, mobile deposits, and card management seem to be among the standards users have grown to expect within the...read more
Previously we explored the topic of setting up a sandbox push notification server in Node.js. This featured a Mongodb instance to store users and device IDs, as well as endpoints to register users and send them the push notifications all at once. But what...read more
Custom mobile apps are effective tools for improving the Warehouse and Inventory Management process. However, a robust application with the best-of features can be rendered ineffective if the product itself is not usable. The key to launching an effective warehouse...read more
Amazon first released Alexa virtual assistant and smart speaker Echo in late 2014. An in-home virtual assistant is an impressive tool, but creating a seamless user experience with it can be a challenge. So how do companies overcome this challenge? What engagement...read more
When one of our clients approached us with the idea of building an entirely new customer engagement app for their grocery stores, we were very excited. Their project goal was a mobile application that would allow their customers to pay for groceries by...read more
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