Keeping your head in the clouds is often a metaphor for a fantasy or a whim. At YinzCam, we firmly choose to keep our head (the brains of our system) in the clouds in order to drive our speed to market, to support our scale, our international presence and the dynamic experience that we provide […]

Season-ticket members are the lifeblood of every team, and every team tries to offer additional perks to attract season-ticket holders, to retain them, and to reward them for their continued loyalty. Teams have typically offered season-ticket packages, including a number of tangible perks, such as exclusive access to the facilities (e.g., locker-room), sessions with players/coaches, pre-game/post-game sideline or […]

Push notifications are a common mechanism for a team/league/venue mobile app to call a user’s attention to a piece of information, or to notify a user of an event or occurrence immediately. While push notifications are essentially asynchronous (i.e., they are not triggered by the user’s actions, they can occur at any time, and they can interrupt what the […]

iBeacon was announced by Apple in 2013, as a part of iOS7, as a indoor-positioning system based on Bluetooth Low-Energy devices. The underlying intent was to reduce showrooming (shoppers going into stores to sample a product, but choosing to buy the product online instead of in-store), to increase foot traffic to stores, and to provide a compelling […]

At YinzCam, we have been working with Telstra and the National Rugby League (NRL) over the past 6 months to develop launch the NRL 2014 app as well as the mobile apps of all of the NRL clubs. The NRL 2014 app was indeed both our first league-wide app, as well as our first major overseas […]

The Seattle Seahawks received their Super Bowl XLVIII Championship rings on June 20, 2014, and while the players and the team were trying out their real Championship rings, the Seahawks wanted their fans to get in on the action. At YinzCam, we had worked with the Ravens in 2013 to create a new feature within the […]

Cloud computing is a technology that has changed the IT industry and the way that companies operate over the past few years. At its core, cloud computing is the old “rent vs. buy” concept applied to computers, including servers and storage. The idea is that you can keep your total costs low by renting equipment that is hosted […]