CIMA recently released new versions of NASA Contacts, which includes the new BlackBerry version of the app. All versions (iOS, Android, and BlackBerry) are available for download.
Coming soon to apps@NASA is the much anticipated Android version of WebTADS Mobile. The Android version has been developed and is in testing currently. The target release date is March 2013.
Also a new JSC developed app was recently hosted on apps@NASA. The Visual ISS Configuration (VIC) tool assists with visualizing and communicating the current and potential ISS configuration to a wide audience.
CIMA and ETADS are planning to host a ‘virtual’ mobile app developer workshop on April 24, 2013. More details will provided in the coming weeks. If you are a mobile app developer and interested in participating, please let us know by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CIMA began capturing metrics regarding the usage of apps@NASA and the various mobile apps hosted there in March 2012. The following chart shows the number of downloads of the following apps (new or updated versions) during that time period: NASA Contacts, EQ Inventory, NasaApps and WebTADS Mobile.
The next chart shows average daily usage of apps@NASA website and the subsequent chart shows average daily usage of apps@NASA mobile app for the month of February 2013.
The first edition of our bi-annual By The Numbers report is now available. In this report we share our mobile device analytics from January to June 2012. Here is a summary of the analytics and some of the trends we've been seeing.
The following chart shows the total number of visits and users by device type (Android, iOS, BlackBerry).
iOS devices initiate most visits across all mobile apps.
The following charts show the visits and users by device model for each of the supported device types.
The number of device models for Android is much higher than for any other platform. The raw data for the top 20 Android device types is presented below.
Mobile users can use a variety of networks to access data services. The following chart displays the type of networks we’ve seen accessing mobile applications.
The following charts show the screen resolutions across iOS and Android platforms by the number of visits and number of users. We currently don’t track screen resolution on the Blackberry platform.
The following chart shows the activity by visits and users across all NASA centers.
apps@NASA went live in March 2012. The following chart shows the total number of downloads each month since the inital release.