www.robkerr.com
www.robkerr.com

mobile development, cloud computing and building great software

Rob Kerr
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Addicted to coding since writing my first programs for the Commodore computers in the 1980s. Currently working as an independent contractor focused on native iOS development.

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Carrot Wellness

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Carrot Wellness App Store Screen Shot

App Store Page

Carrot Wellness on iOS App Store

Keywords

Mobile Development Swift, iOS, HealthKit, MapKit, Web Services

Synopsis

Took over development of existing iOS application (Swift), adding many new features, modernizing code, upgrading Swift to current language levels.

Driver on Tap iOS App

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Driver on Tap App Store Screen Shot

App Store Page

Driver On Tap iOS Application

Keywords

Mobile Development Swift, iOS, MapKit, AWS

Synopsis

Developed version 2.0 (post-MVP rewrite) iOS application. Venture-funded startup Driver On Tap provides on-demand drivers to consumer and business customers via smartphone reservation system backed by an AWS cloud service.

A2B Bike Share iOS Consumer Application

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A2B Bikeshare App Store image

Keywords

Mobile Development Swift, iOS, HealthKit, MapKit, Web Services, Sketch3

Synopsis

Developed the consumer bike rental application for A2B. A2B was a startup company developing an innovative bike sharing service.

Designed UX using Sketch 3

Implemented low-level Bluetooth iOS modules to interface with custom Bluetooth device firmware.

The deployment was successful to production, and A2B was eventually acquired by a larger company that continued to grow the service.

Seat Side Service

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Seat Side Service

App Store Page

Seat Side Service on App Store

Keywords

Mobile Development MongoDB, Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, Ionic Framework, Node.js, Objective-C, iOS Development, Web Services

Synopsis

Led the technical team implementing Seat Side Service iPhone, iPad and Android Phone applications. SSS is an early-stage startup developing mobile point-of-sale applications in the sports and entertainment industry.

My role was to lead and mentor developers, architect the AWS architecture, implement Node.js mobile services and present the technology to prospective customers

iOS Terminals App

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App Store Page

Terminals in iOS App Store

GitHub Project w/Source Code

Keywords

Mobile Development MongoDB, Swift, iOS Development, MapKit, Web Services

Synopsis

Proof-of concept application demonstrating iOS 10 geospatial location in an iPhone format.

Ford Electric Vehicle CES App

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Keywords

Mobile Development, C#, Windows Store App, Surface

Synopsis

Implemented a Windows Store app used at the 2014 CES Event to display visual statistics and performance delivered to consumers who purchase electric hybrid vehicles. The application was a popular stop for CES attendees and gave Ford engineers a visual and engaging experience while showcasing Ford products and technology.

BeaconClub

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GitHub Project w/Source Code

Keywords

Mobile Development Bluetooth, iBeacon, Swift, iOS Development

Synopsis

BeaconClub is a proof-of-concept application demonstrating the use of iBeacons to present relevant content to application users as they visit different parts of a restaurant or entertainment venue.

Robot Runner

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Project GitHub w/Source

Keywords

Mobile Development arduino, ios-development

Synopsis

RobotRunner is a proof-of-concept iOS application combining iPhone, Apple Watch, BlueTooth and remote device control (Adruino). The application allows control of a remote device (the robot) using controls surfaced on the iPhone application and Apple Watch extension.

NFL Player Head-to-Head

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Keywords

Mobile Development Windows, C#

Synopsis

Developed a proof-of-concept application for NFL stats group to demonstrate the capability of using Windows touch applications on a large-scale device in a stadium environment. The application combined player stats, video, telestration and gasification concepts into a cohesive, interactive package.

Bluetooth Check-In

Keywords

Mobile Development Swift, MongoDB, Bluetooth, iOS Development, Web Services

Synopsis

Proof-of-concept application using Bluetooth Beacons (iBeacons) to automate location check-in for users. Application utilized Estimote beacons and their SDK, implementing both foreground and background check-in for the user.

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BlueGranite Nitro

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Keywords

Mobile Development, Windows App, iOS App

Synopsis

Led development team implementing a mobile Business Intelligence application publishing business performance stats to iPhone and Windows Phone users on the go.

Executive Atlas

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Keywords

Windows App, C#

Synopsis

Developed tablet app for Windows Store platform. This was a proof-of-concept app to demonstrate geospatial data representation on small tablets and large-scale touch devices (80" displays) at Microsoft Technology Centers