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California Highway Patrol Awards iOS & Android Contract

June 30, 2017

California Highway Patrol awarded a mobile development contract to Expanded Apps to update its existing Start Smart application on iOS and to develop an Android version. The new versions on both platforms include new Trip History functionality which will allow teen drivers to track each trip’s duration, average and top speed, and distance traveled.

Mobile App Developers in Los Angeles Awarded Maintenance Contract for iOS and Android Vanpool Apps

June 30, 2016

Expanded Apps, mobile app developers in Los Angeles, have been awarded a one year maintenance contract to update and maintain the iOS and Android mobile apps it developed for Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA). The apps are used by Vanpool participants and administrators throughout Orange County to track usage and record expenses for its Vanpool program. Information entered into the app is sent directly to the U.S. Department of Transportation, which issues stipends for to Vanpool drivers for monthly usage.

Vanpool iOS and Android Apps Released by OCTA

May 15, 2016

Orange County Transportation Authority released its Vanpool app for iOS and Android, developed by Expanded Apps. These apps are used by Vanpool administrators throughout Orange County, CA to track expenses and ridership by members of Vanpool programs in the County. Data entered by riders is sent to the US Department of Transportation which offers monthly stipends to users based on usage.

New Contract Awarded to Develop Sports Social Match Up App

April 25, 2016

Hulios, Inc. contracted with Expanded Apps to develop a social fitness iOS app, including two backend web-based interfaces, one for administrative management and another for user access. This cutting edge mobile application will offer users a full-fledged sports concierge service, with offerings aimed at individual sports enthusiasts, trainers, and team sport participants.

New Contract to Develop iOS, Android, & Web Elderly Care App

January 14, 2016

Expanded Apps was awarded a contract to design and build an iOS, Android, and web-based elderly care app. The app will be used to facilitate and coordinate communication surrounding the care and needs of a loved one between family members, healthcare providers, caregivers, and a care facility. The app will be HIPAA compliant so that physicians may easily send messages through the app directly to their patient and HIPAA-approved family members. Family members both near and far from their loved one will be able to more fully participate in the day to day activities and needs of their family member and will always be kept up to date on their condition.

Sole Source Contract Awarded to Mobile App Developer Los Angeles

January 12, 2016

Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) has awarded a sole-source maintenance contract to Expanded Apps, mobile app developer Los Angeles. Expanded Apps was originally awarded a contract by OCTA in April 2015 to develop two mobile apps — one for iOS and one for Android for their county-wide Vanpool program. This new contract will cover ongoing maintenance and updates for both apps. The iOS and Android Vanpool apps were successfully delivered in late 2015 and are due to be released for use by Orange County Vanpool riders in early 2016.

Elementary School Mobile App Contract Awarded

October 15, 2015

Expanded Apps was awarded a contract to develop an elementary school mobile app to coordinate child pick ups for parents and school administrators. Expanded Apps will develop an iOS app as well as a web-based admin and backend database to help school administrators and parents communicate more easily and efficiently and enable a higher level of security to assure children are safe when they leave the school grounds. The app will be used first for testing with parents and children who attend the Hollywood Schoolhouse, in Hollywood, CA. A rollout to other private elementary and middle schools in the Los Angeles area will follow.

Contract Awarded for iOS App, Website, and Administrative Tools

October 1, 2015

Expanded Apps was awarded a contract by Counterpointing, Inc. to develop their iOS app, mobile responsive website, and backend administrative website. The backend engine will use machine learning technology to filter daily news stories from various news outlets that have opposing points of view. Daily postings on the site will allow users to better judge news sources and recognize their biases, by presenting news in a point/counterpoint format.

Women’s Business Enterprise National Council – West (WBENC West) Certification Awarded

September 26, 2015

Expanded Apps has received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council – West (WBENC West), a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

WBENC’s national standard of certification implemented by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council – West is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women.

By including women-owned businesses among their vendors, corporations and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier/vendor diversity programs.

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Start Smart Program Mobile App Contract Awarded by California Highway Patrol

August 15, 2015

Expanded Apps was awarded a mobile app development contract by California Highway Patrol (CHP) on August 26, 2015. Under this contract, Expanded Apps will develop an iPhone app aimed at new teenage drivers which outlines the steps required to obtain a driver’s license. The app will highlight CHPs’ Start Smart program, aimed at helping newly licensed- or soon to be licensed- teenage drivers (15-19) become more aware of the responsibilities that accompany the privilege of being a licensed California driver.

Expanded Apps Awarded GuideVue, Inc. Website Redesign Contract

August 10, 2015

Expanded Apps was awarded a contract by GuideVue Inc. on August 8, 2015 to develop a new sales driven website for the company. The GuideVue project includes a complete user experience redesign for the front end of the website. Responsibilities include redesigning the user interface and rewriting all of the text to more easily attract potential customers and better explain the GuideVue technology. Expanded Apps is also responsible for developing new backend technology incorporating the latest software to assure the site is highly responsive and mobile friendly. GuideVue meets mission critical needs of organizations to improve employee productivity by quickly developing, publishing, and monitoring use of job-aid apps.

Expanded Apps Awarded Vanpool App Contract

April 28, 2015

Expanded Apps was awarded a one year contract on April 15, 2015 by the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) to develop two mobile apps (iOS and Android) for OCTA’s vanpool program. The apps will be used by Vanpool drivers, passengers, and program administrators to track daily usage and expenses, chat with other Vanpool members, and automatically report monthly stipend eligibility to OCTA and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). The Vanpool California program offers incentives from DOT through CalTrans to encourage employees to use alternate means of transportation when commuting to and from work.