The Trenton Thunder mobile application for iPhone and Android phones now includes new ‘Fan Photos’ feature which uses proprietary Wi-Fi technology to allow only fans at the game to submit photos to be shown on the Thunder’s videoboard.

PRLog (Press Release) – Oct. 14, 2013 – TRENTON, N.J. — SemperCon, a mobile and web application development company, and the Trenton Thunder, the Double-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, announced the successful completion of a pilot testing program involving the new Trenton Thunder Fan Photos mobile application for iOS and Android platforms.  The pilot test was run at the Trenton Thunder ARM & HAMMER Park during the last two weeks of the regular season and highlighted the new Fan Photos feature using technology partner InterDigital’s Smart Connectivity & Mobility Services .

The Trenton Thunder Fan Photo application allows fans to follow the Trenton Thunder wherever they go and also includes the special Fan Photos feature which is only available to fans at the ballpark.  In addition to Fan Photos, the Trenton Thunder mobile app provides fans with the latest schedule, game results, league standings, team news, current roster with player stats.  It allows fans to purchase tickets, follow the Thunder on Facebook and Twitter, view seating chart and get directions to ARM & HAMMER Park as well as current weather forecast.

The new Fan Photos feature exclusively allows fans at the ballpark to take photos which can then be uploaded and shown on the stadium videoboard.  Fan Photos is made possible by SemperCon’s CirrusCon API platform using InterDigital’s advanced Application Based Connectivity technology and utilizes a dedicated Wi-Fi network setup at the park for the pilot test.

The CirrusCon API platform is a cloud-based API platform that makes it easy for developers to address the most pressing technical hurdles challenging the launch of successful mobile applications while enhancing their applications with new features aimed at creating new revenue streams. The CirrusCon platform lets mobile application developers quickly build mobile applications with bandwidth management, increased mobile security, robust connections and enhanced analytics. Using the CirrusCon platform, mobile application developers can focus on their core functionality and the unique differentiators of their applications while leaving difficult bandwidth, connection and security issues to be handled by the platform.

“The new Trenton Thunder mobile application with Fan Photos feature was a popular addition to the fan experience at ARM & HAMMER Park. It’s fantastic that fans could submit their photos and almost instantly see these memories on the big screen,” said Will Smith, C.O.O./G.M. of the Trenton Thunder.

The new Trenton Thunder mobile application is available for free in both the iTunes App Store and Google Play store.

About SemperCon

SemperCon is an experienced mobile and web application development company that works closely with clients to create great applications for both business and consumer markets. SemperCon specializes in building mobile and web-based internet applications that take advantage of ‘always connected’ cloud computing and wireless capabilities.

About Trenton Thunder

The Trenton Thunder, Double A Affiliate of the New York Yankees, are located in Trenton, NJ and play in the 12 team Eastern League.  The Thunder have drawn over 7 million fans in 18 years and have won the three major awards that Minor League Baseball teams can win; the Johnson Trophy for the “Nation’s Best Franchise” (2005), the Larry MacPhail Trophy for Outstanding Club Promotion (2003) and the Bob Frietas Award for Long-Term Success (1998, given by Baseball America).  Trenton Thunder Charities has given back over $4.4 million worth of goods, services and monetary donations under the Grand Slam We Care Foundation umbrella in franchise history.