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PHP 8 was recently released, with all technical details listed here. As a Product Owner planning to start a new website or API written on PHP, what does PHP 8 mean for you? What benefits can you realize by upgrading an existing project to PHP 8? To briefly summarize, you can achieve a performance boost by upgrading through JIT (Just in Time) compilation.

In addition, your development team will be able to utilize a range of improved language features that make PHP better for enterprise-level projects. Union types allow for the defining type validation, making the language closer to a…


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Background removal and blur in a real-time video are in high demand in 2021. Their implementation can be comparable with the snowball effect. This avalanche will eventually sweep all platforms for video meetings. This fact is confirmed by the experience of market leaders that have already implemented such tools. For instance, Google has added Mobile Real-Time Video Segmentation to Google’s Broad Augmented Reality Services. Microsoft Teams has also been using similar instruments since 2018. Skype introduced the functionality in April 2020.

Let’s try to dig deeper to understand the reasons for the growing demand for computer vision solutions, including real-time…


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Are you interested in finding the intersection point of WebRTC and IoT? If yes, this article will help you to solve this task. We will dive into notable use cases of WebRTC in the Internet of Things, both Device-to-Cloud and Device-to-Person, find out the perspectives of this combination for businesses, and make accurate predictions based on market statistics.

MobiDev’s team is excited to see how the scope of WebRTC in IoT expands day by day. We’re sure that it can benefit businesses that are interested in automatization of processes, data analysis, and efficient infrastructure reorganization. …


IoT Trends To Drive Innovation For Business In 2021
IoT Trends To Drive Innovation For Business In 2021
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Written by Oleksii Tsymbal, Chief Innovation Officer at MobiDev.

2021 is a challenging year for many industries, but the Internet of Things technology has already played an active role in shaping business and consumer trends. From healthcare and retail to automotive and manufacturing, every industry is getting smarter with technologies like IoT. Failing to stay competitive in this space can result in significant losses.

The global pandemic was a significant roadblock for IoT growth in 2020. Although a November 2019 forecast predicted that IoT spending would grow 14.9% in 2020, it could only grow 8.2%. Based on forecasting from the…


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Written by Anton Logvinenko, Web Team Leader at MobiDev.

For many companies, 2020 was all about switching to remote work in cloud-based enterprise systems, and application security teams had to adapt to a change in usage and a growing number of challenges.

Web application vulnerabilities were the cause of 43% of data breaches in 2019, according to The 2020 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report. Surprisingly, 79% of organizations intentionally pushed vulnerable code to production, at the same time considering their own application security posture as being higher than 7 out of 10, according to Enterprise Strategy Group research.


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Written by Oleg Starostin, JavaScript Architect at MobiDev

Businesses aim to make workplaces safer and reduce costs while rebuilding lost revenue due to the pandemic by utilizing the Internet of Things (IoT) technology to create a smart office.

IoT technology allows building managers to measure and control the interior environment of temperature, carbon dioxide levels, and humidity. This effort creates the optimum working environment for each employee and reduces energy consumption.

Useful solutions for office reopening in the post-COVID era include inventory management and enhanced security. One of the most time-saving and cost-effective IoT integrations is smart inventory. …


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Written by Yuriy Luchaninov, JavaScript Leader at MobiDev

In simple terms, WebRTC is the technology that provides peer-to-peer communication between web browsers and mobile applications. It is known as Web Real-Time Communication, which refers to open-source projects and allows transmission of audio, video, and data.

WebRTC developers mention that it is simple yet complex technology. The essence of simplicity comes down to the ease of implementation. It’s possible to use five to ten lines of code to organize peer-to-peer video communication between two browsers. At the same time, there is always a “but” when we work with technologies.

In the…


Written by Yuriy Luchaninov, JavaScript Leader at MobiDev

The stable release of Flutter for Web, which happened on the 3 of March, will seriously impact the industry, the possibilities, and peculiarities of app development.

Let’s unveil the mystery with Flutter 2, find out how it will change the alignment of forces in the market, understand what’s new in Flutter 2.0, and how it can benefit businesses. We have prepared valuable insights. So, buckle up — we’re taking off!

Since the first release of Flutter in 2017, this framework gained leading positions among cross-platform mobile development technologies. We did explore Flutter…


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Written by Daniil Liadov, Python engineer at MobiDev

Message Queuing Telemetry Transport (MQTT) is among the top 10 most used protocols in the Internet of Things (IoT) industry. It has a vast legacy behind it, having been used for over two decades before. Even today, it receives significant attention thanks to its lightweight, open-source nature and accessibility. IoT devices can communicate through it despite spotty network conditions.

Even though the latest version, MQTT 5, officially became OASIS standard in 2019, not many users have transitioned from the previous v3.1.1 MQTT. …


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This article was written based on our research and expertise in building real-time video processing products, together with creating pipelines for applying Machine Learning and Deep Learning models.

When it comes to real-time video processing, the data pipeline becomes more complex to handle. And we are striving to minimize latency in streaming video. On the other hand, we must also ensure sufficient accuracy of the implemented models.

Overall, the live streaming industry has increased up to 99% in hours watched since last year according to dailyesports.gg statistics. So, it will totally change fan experience, gaming, telemedicine, etc. Moreover, Grand View…

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