Mobile phone based internet access is six years old and showing excellent growth over that period. New smartphones, colour screens and faster access speeds of 2.5G and 3G mean that mobile phone based internet is becoming a very compelling offering to general users. Combine this with PC based internet access slowing down over the same period and you will realize that growth opportunities for your business on a mobile platform are already there.
As consumer dependence on mobile phones grows, so to will new applications. Mobile phones are poised to become a dominant Internet platform outside the home. In the long term, many of today’s PC-centric online activities could be complemented through the mobile phone or migrate to the mobile phone altogether.
The graph above shows compelling data on mobile usage overall as well as access of internet content. 28% of all mobile phone users’ worldwide access the internet with their phones. Across the 2.1 billion mobile phone users, that works out to 588 million users worldwide, of the 1 billion internet users at the end of 2005, almost 59% of internet users from this figure access the web via a mobile phone.
PQG offer a range of services for the mobile landscape from re-tooling of established sites into a .mobi, interface and navigational structuring, user flows, menu and site graphics to possible secured payment solutions. If you already have an established site and would like to see how it looks on a standard mobile screen then you can use an emulation tool to view your site as it would be seen by someone accessing via a mobile phone.
If you are not happy with the results shown in the emulator, then feel free to contact us and we can discuss how to bring your thoughts into reality.
|Versicolor Menu Theme|
Versicolor theme designed as a pre-cursor to the Pounamu menu theme below. It works by using the same principles, however makes good use of mood colourways to enhance the vibrancy of the interface. Not so good for accessibility as the simple Pounamu theme, but of course more stylish.
|Pounamu Menu Theme|
Pounamu is Maori for greenstone. These icons were developed as an alternative menu theme within a project. The icons are touch sensitive, and slowly, or swiftly turn orange depending on the speed of the person accessing the menu.
Please contact us for a comprehensive list of past projects.