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  • Powerful practicality: Google shows the world the endless possibilities of generative AI

    Powerful practicality: Google shows the world the endless possibilities of generative AI

    This year’s Google Cloud Next conference drove home what many have been sensing for quite some time: AI is here to stay. As a software consultant (and part of a team of designers, developers, PM’s, and IT members), I was eager to see how Google’s latest AI advances would translate into practical applications. What I…

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  • New About Objects website officially launches

    New About Objects website officially launches

    April 12 marks a memorable day as we officially launched our latest About Objects website. Visitors will immediately note the clean design and effortless navigation.  In many ways the redesign echoes the modern, industrial feel of About Object’s recently opened headquarters in Reston, Virginia. As our co-founder, Bob Leonard, notes, “About Objects helps clients experience…

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  • Apple recognizes app designed specifically for Vision Pro

    Apple recognizes app designed specifically for Vision Pro

    About Objects was engaged by DigitalCM to design and build FireOps, an app created specifically for Apple’s Vision Pro. But that was only the beginning. The FireOps emergency response app was so well received by Apple that our own Bob Leonard and Eric Caminiti were invited to attend the company’s Spatial Computing event hosted by…

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  • About Objects at the 2023 Bridges Organization Gala: A Night to Remember

    About Objects at the 2023 Bridges Organization Gala: A Night to Remember

    About Objects was excited to support the the Bridges From School to Work Organization as a Premier Sponsor for 2023. About 15 About Objects team members attended the for Gala event at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, DC, on June 26. Before the event, the team met for a happy hour catching up with our…

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  • New About Objects Headquarters Opens March 2023

    New About Objects Headquarters Opens March 2023

    By 2020, we came to the realization that our existing headquarters no longer met our needs. So in early 2021, we embarked on a journey to find a new space to create a dynamic workplace with an atmosphere that reflected our culture and mission. First we needed a location. Mark at Broadstreet Realty, helped scour…

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  • Supporting the 2018 Bridges Gala

    Supporting the 2018 Bridges Gala

    The About Objects team was very excited to join the Marriott Foundation for People with Disabilities to support the 2018 Bridges Gala. It was an inspirational evening hear about the many success stories and how both students and businesses have benefitted from this life-changing program. For those of you who are unfamiliar with this program, The…

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  • Google I/O 2018

    Google I/O 2018

    Our developers attended the three-day Google I/O conference earlier this month. They participated in sessions hosted by experts and authors of Google software and products we use to support our customers including: Android, Firebase, Google Play, Web, Google Home, AI, Tensorflow, Augmented Reality, Google Cloud Platform, and more. Although most of the sessions were developer…

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  • Capital One Hosts About Objects for Swift 4 Presentation

    Capital One Hosts About Objects for Swift 4 Presentation

    Jonathan was invited to give a presentation to Capital One’s iOS development team in McLean, VA, on highlights of Swift 4. The half-day event was well attended locally, as well as at remote Capital One locations across the U.S. via live video feed. The discussion was capped by a lively Q&A session, and the feedback…

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  • Hosting the January 2018 MacDevGroup Meetup

    Hosting the January 2018 MacDevGroup Meetup

    About Objects was pleased to host the Mac Developers Group at our HQ in Reston, VA. Our VP of Training, Jonathan Lehr, was on point to lead discussion on the most useful features and enhancements introduced in Swift 4. Jonathan started the evening by taking a look at the overhauled String type, improvements to collection types (particularly Dictionary)…

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  • Educating Sales Engineers on iOS Development

    Educating Sales Engineers on iOS Development

    About Objects recently delivered a custom, three-day course for a team of sales engineers at a leading company in the mobile technology space. The class covered a broad range of iOS development-related topics, including everything from software engineering pitfalls and best practices, to mobile architecture and middleware integration. Diving Into Swift The first day of…

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