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  • Smith Micro's 2D animation software, Moho 12, was one of seven apps that created custom controls for the Surface Dial.Article Excerpt: "This was the Surface Dial, a totally new concept to me - if not altogether without precedent. It provides users with an outboard, tactile controller for navigation and selection that would normally be done digitally by tapping on a touch screen... While a mouse's specialty is pointing, the Dial is designed for scrolling and moving quickly through menus... Microsoft will launch the [Surface] Studio with just seven app developer partners that have created custom on-screen Dial controls in their apps." Smith Micro's award winning 2D animation app, Moho 12, is one of these app partners.

    Fast Company: The Surface Studio Story: How Microsoft Reimagined The Desktop PC for Creativity

  • Animators can utilize Microsoft’s new Surface Dial and Moho 2D animation software for faster, easier animation with the turn of a dialWhile not mentioned by name, a screenshot of Moho™ 12 running on Microsoft's new Surface Studio was published by BBC News. The screenshot depicts Moho 12, Smith Micro's award-winning software for 2D animation, being used in conjunction with the new Surface Dial, a groundbreaking accessory that Microsoft unveiled in tandem with the Surface Studio PC. Using the Surface Dial on the Surface Studio, artists can create complex animations with ease in Moho 12 by just turning the dial. Smith Micro was one of only seven app developer partners asked by Microsoft to create custom controls for the Surface Dial.

    BBC News - Windows 10 update and Surface Studio PC unveiled

  • mobile-app-testing_in-the-newsAs more applications move to the cloud, enterprises are facing the  need to do more testing before deployment, as well as more monitoring of application performance - and companies large and small are seeking to capitalize on that need. Smith Micro, which has more traditionally focused on user experience optimization and policy-based device control, last week launched its 4D App Studio service. The app design and development service originates with Smith Micro's acquisition of app developer iMobileMagic earlier this year, and already has around 30 apps launched that include iMobileMagic work.

    RCR Wireless - Mobile app testing expected to boom