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The lollipop OS

With Google rolling out its latest version of the Android OS, named Lollipop, the most striking feature that comes with the update is the UI. Around June 2014 Google announced their latest version of Android "Android L" would follow a brand new design language called Material Design. So let's say there's a Google Now card up on your phone screen. That window isn't just a collection of white squares. It's embedded with the behavior and weight of an actual piece of cardstock, so that it acts like real cardstock when it moves around your screen. Now, that sounds pretty different from the Flat Design craze we've been hearing so much about, right? Right! With Material Design, Google is introducing a careful dose of three-dimensionality into Android. And there's a good reason for it.

What is Material

Imagine a few paper strips stacked on top of each other. Well, thats what is the material. Implementing/mimicking a paper and its physical properties in a digital UI differentiates it from the rest of the mobile stack. This is due to the fact that while the other two are usually restricted to a 2D plane, Material Design uses 3D space. The Lift on Touch design and Touch Ripple are the design features that add up into the UI designing. The basic property exhibited by an element i.e. width, height, depth are taken into account, i.e. when triggered, the element will appear to levitate itself, by increasing the spread the shadow it casts, In addition the user receives an instantaneous response of his interaction in the form of a ripple that coats the surface of interaction, the epicenter of this ripple would be the exact point the user touched - thats the touch ripple feature.Google also tweaks the animation playing features and adds a schemes into color's.The tech giant also provides guidelines to be followed when using various components, from buttons to text-fields, even on the images that are used. A little early to predict how material design will unfold, although major applications have begun their transition, it will still be interesting to watch for the total overhaul to happen. So Material Design isn't just about tablet or smartphone screens. It's about a systematic approach to how its products interact with millions of users. It's about Android Wear devices, which have to display huge amounts of information on a tiny screen: At Nextremer, we feel that Material Design spices up the UI and gives an interesting tweak to the regular persisting UI's. Would it be a gigantic leap is for time to tell.

Omni-Channel

Ecommerce players are now diverting their attention towards Omni-channel ! With Indian e-com major Snapdeal launching "Janus" we are sure other ecom majors are definitely taking a note.

What exactly is omni channel ?

In simple words it is all about putting a consistent message across each channel. Companies that prefer to display their merchandise across various channels online, stores, mobile apps or SNS need to ensure that their customer enjoys a consistent experience across all the channels. In short channel independancy is kicking in.

Omni-channel should only aim at engaging more and more customers, this would naturally result in an upside in overall conversion, brand popularity and loyalty. Using Omni-channel retalers can manage the record of all the products, orders, delivery and customer's data while synchronizing inventory, fulfillment and supplier management effeciently and effectively.

It provides retailers with advanced intelligence and a comprehensive outlook of complete data to drive effective decision-making for a smooth, profitable and streamlined retail business

What customers get from your multichannel stores is as important as how they feel shopping at your store, when product quality is perfectly aligned with consumers need, clubbed with seamless delivery or options for in-store pick-up, and the inclusion of Omni-channel structure, the chances of growing conversion rate is higher than ever.

Nextremer Solutions uses Intershop Touchpoint templates, these enable fast and smooth implementation of omni-channel commerce scenarios for a wide range of user devices.

Nextremer Solutions also uses hybris B2C omni-channel commerce solution to support future engagement plans across all the channels !

Omni channel would make the consumer shopping journey more seamless and convenient, full of pertinant choices.

Artificial Intelligence

Nextremer India is forraying into Artificial intelligence(AI), A technology which is used to build machines which are capable of thinking on their own and can decide what to do in specific scenarios.

AI empowers the machines to stimulate something similar to human brain like neural network, which would be an enabler for the AI machine to take decisions, recognize images, audio etc.

At Nextremer India we are involved in development of next generation IT solutions using Artificial intelligence. We are approaching and challenging some of the problems which are currently impossible for a conventional computer system to do.

Currently developing an Artificial system for a hotel chain that can be useful for communication with customers to improve their daily life experience.

We are researching in the field of Artificial intelligence for a better world, our aim is to evolve technology and solve problems at the same time assure a stable ecosystem.