The science and research sectors are by far the sectors that strive to employ cutting edge technology the most. Mobile apps can be a helpful aid in these sectors and can offer a chance to enrich smartphones with all kinds of innovative functionalities. Furthermore, smart websites or web apps can be used to provide cutting edge functionality or can be used to support these apps. This is possible in the domain of scientific research as well as in the domain of new technologies such as the internet of things.
Hukseflux BV is a company from Delft that makes solar intensity meters, so-called Pyranometers. These devices are very expensive and they wanted to have a cheaper version in an app. This version is way less accurate than their meters, but functions as a cool business card for the company.
Cleaning consultancy Delft is a company that provides advice in the field of industrial cleaning. TRM is an app that communicates via Bluetooth (BLE) with a measuring device that goes through a car wash. The device measures temperature over time. The measurement is started with the app and can be checked at the end of the cycle.