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We’re really excited to announce that the AFL Live Official App for Apple Watch is now available!

The AFL Live Official App for Apple Watch allows users to quickly and easily check AFL match start times, live scores, match stats and the ladder.

The user experience (UX) approach for the Apple Watch is entirely different to smartphones and tablets. Users appreciate very short engagements that provide context specific information with minimal interaction. This means the app has to be designed with a shallow navigational hierarchy and smart logic to work out what information the user might want at any given moment.

The AFL Live Official App for Apple Watch is designed to be used on the go and at a glance. Users simply have to lift their wrist and swipe to view key features, rather than take their phone out and launch the app, before being able to access the information they want.

Danny Gorog, Director of Outware Mobile says ‘Apple Watch marks the start of the wearable computing revolution, and we’re proud and excited to have developed the only official AFL app for Apple Watch.’

Telstra and Outware Mobile began working together in 2011 on the AFL Live Official App to bring footy fans their favourite sport on smartphones and tablets. Since then, the app has been continuously upgraded and enhanced, making use of the latest technologies to deliver an award winning mobile sports entertainment experience. In 2014, this partnership delivered a revitalised mobile experience for Club Apps as well as the world’s first live sporting app for a wearable device in the AFL Live App for Pebble.

Our objective for these apps has always been to enhance the AFL experience by making it convenient and easy for fans to access their favourite sport wherever and whenever they want. The AFL Live Official App for Apple Watch now extends this great mobile experience to another level of convenience and engagement for fans of the sport.

AFL Live Official App for Apple Watch is now available on the App Store when you download the latest version of the AFL Live Official App for iPhone.

 

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Media Release: Netball Live brings NWC2015 to the world’s fingertips

Netball World Cup SYDNEY 2015 will be broadcast to more fans than ever before with mobile app Netball Live to stream all 64 games of the tournament to mobile handsets and tablets around the world.

Netball Live, launched earlier in the year in partnership between Netball Australia, Telstra and the Australian Sports Commission, has been updated to include Netball World Cup SYDNEY 2015 and Australian Diamonds sections.

The sport’s first dedicated mobile app with live streaming will provide unprecedented coverage of the World Cup with all games at Allphones Arena to be streamed live online while the remaining matches at Netball Central will be available on delay.

Netball Live, available from the App Store and Google Play, provides live scores, statistics, news and video for free and subscribers [$2.99 weekly (iOS) $12.99 monthly (Android), $29.99 annually (iOS and Android)] the opportunity to watch every game of Netball World Cup SYDNEY 2015. Netball World Cup SYDNEY 2015 matches will be available to existing Netball Live subscribers.

Netball World Cup SYDNEY 2015 CEO Marne Fechner said Netball Live supports the tournament’s ambition of delivering netball to the world.

Netball Live will ensure that the Netball World Cup for the first time ever is accessible to fans in all corners of the world, with access to live games, news and information at their fingertips,” Fechner said.

Telstra’s Director Digital Media Adam Good said the Netball App’s World Cup debut will be an opportunity for more fans than ever before to connect with the game.

“Live-streaming apps are extremely popular with sports fans and we’re thrilled Netball Live is available to help fans get closer than ever to the game they love during the upcoming World Cup,” said Good.

Netball Australia and the Australian Sports Commission partnered with Australia’s largest mobile development company, Outware Mobile, to deliver the official Netball Live app for iOS and Android.

Netball Australia partnered with Telstra and Outware Mobile because of the team’s experience in building award-winning apps that fans love to use such as the popular AFL Live app.

Due to existing broadcast rights, streaming of matches is not available in New Zealand.

Netball Live is available to download now from the App Store and Google Play.

 

Video of Interview with Cognology - Eytan Lenko

Eytan was recently interviewed by Jon Windust from Cognology to talk about Outware Mobile’s approach towards talent management.

The interview covers a range of topics, including:

  • Eytan’s journey from developer to director
  • What encouraged us to build a HR function
  • How we created a unique culture
  • How we identify potential leaders in the company
  • How we built a high performing team
  • Why we use an Agile approach to deliver our work
  • What’s next for Outware Mobile

Watch the interview on YouTube.