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SmartWorker by Cognito


About Cognito Ltd

Cognito is a leading provider of mobile workforce management solutions to field service, facility management, utilities and logistics organisations. For more than 20 years, we have been at the leading edge of innovation and best practice when it comes to helping clients drive field force performance, exceed customer expectations and deliver consistently excellent service.

Are You Using the Right Materials in Your Design?

We developers spend the majority of our time interacting with the world through screens and pixels, which means it is more important than ever to have a stunning and immersive interface. Google takes care of this with its beautiful and clean Material Design, which offers simple yet delightful visual details and UI components that lead to a great user experience.

Realtime Applications, is there another way?

In our fast-paced world, it’s more important than ever to provide the content people need, right when they need it. Realtime Applications give you the opportunity to do just that for your users. It’s great to focus on keeping your users happy but have you ever stopped to think about if there was another way to make these applications?  Most programmers create their Realtime Applications with either “polling” or “push notifications”. Both methods are great, but they also have their drawbacks.


Ready-to-go Enterprise Applications for Zebra Android mobile devices

Check out the latest list of Android applications ready for Zebra Jelly Bean devices such as TC55, MC40, ET1, MC67 & MC32.  These are partner applications that have been tested by Zebra  .  In certain cases you can also download a demo version of the application by simply scanning the barcode.

Printing from Webpages

Hello again to the Zebra development community!  It's been a while since I posted here.  The integration with the Enterprise business has been exiting and challenging.  I believe it's more important than ever though that the app developer community is supported.  You are the glue that holds us together.

Enterprise AppForum2014: Booking deadline fast approaching

There are now just a few days to go until this year’s Enterprise AppForum which takes place in Brussels between November 18th and 20th and we are rapidly approaching the November 12th deadline for booking attendance at the AppForum.

We already have over 230 delegates signed up to attend the 2014 event but there’s room for one more: YOU!

Zatar Blogs

Hi Everyone,


I've just re-posted several blog posts from the Zebra Zatar team.  They have their own sub-space on launchpad so you can direct IoT and M2M related questions there.