Bengaluru — Android DevOps startup Esper said that it will provide free access to its DevOps tools to business across all geographies. The company’s open-source Android platform is used by different organisations for product Android device management and it is of the view that this could accelerate Android IoT innovation across various sectors.
“Smart, connected Android devices can create a brighter future for everyone,” says Esper Co-Founder and CEO Yadhu Gopalan. “We believe that removing barriers to Android IoT innovation can result in technology for the greater good, like student tablets that equalize education access and remote healthcare monitoring devices that improve quality of life for patients with rare conditions.”
Esper operates out of Bengaluru and Seattle and specializes in meeting the requirements of markets in the US, Canada, India, and SE Asia. It is supported by Madrona Ventures. The firm’s core product is advanced device and app management tools for single-purpose Android devices of any form factor, including kiosks, mobile point-of-sale (mPoS), and non-traditional IoT hardware.
“We are excited to announce this Freemium model, especially for our customer base in India. Nearly 97% of consumers in India use Android devices. Given the current circumstances more and more businesses are adopting a mobile-first approach and Android is the preferred platform, given its cost-effectiveness. This makes India a huge market for us and also presents a requirement for effective device and app management in the Android dedicated device segment,” said Shiv Sundar, Co-Founder and COO of Esper.