Case Studies - Application Development

Peacekeeper Enterprises, LLC is a Bakersfield, CA-based developer that provides consulting and application services for the web and mobile devices. Its client base includes large scale enterprises and SaaS (software as a service) providers serving various industry sectors. Peacekeeper has deployed over 250 Android and iOS apps to Google Play, Samsung Apps, Apple iTunes, Amazon AppStore and ad hoc enterprise projects. These apps, some of which have been developed on the Delphi platform – have been downloaded over 8 million times.

Image-Line Software is a Belgian-based creator of FL Studio, one of the most popular Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs) available on the market for creating music. FL Studio is installed more than 30,000 times per day (more than 10 million installations a year) by users in more than 200 countries, including power users such as Avicii, Martin Garrix, Afrojack and Mike Oldfield. The FL Studio project contains more than 2.5 million lines of code and more than 300 assembler functions for the digital signal processor. When Image-Line transitioned from video to music, they decided to switch to Delphi from Embarcadero as its software development platform of choice. Delphi’s 64-bit compiler and native support for OS X creates speed and efficiency, and that music to Image-Line and their millions of customers.

Johannesburg, South Africa-based PocketSlip was established in 2014 as a developer of digital mobile apps that enable retailers to eliminate paper receipts. Users simply download the PocketSlip application to their phone. Once they have registered, they can shop at a partner store and request a PocketSlip receipt. The idea to create PocketSlip, came from Ryno Coetzee, software engineer and entrepreneur. Given the competitive nature of the marketplace, Coetzee says they needed to develop the app as quickly as possible. “We had about three months to take it from conception to deployment. We needed to be the first to market, so we didn’t have six months or a year to learn things.” To meet this fierce deadline, Coetzee selected Delphi. Embarcadero and Delphi delivered on its promise of rapid app development, getting PocketSlip to market first.

Over the past three decades, Golden, Colorado-based RockWare, Inc. has established itself as a leader in the highly specialized geological mapping and modeling sector. For two of those decades, RockWare has been using Embarcadero products for its application development needs. With Delphi, they have been able to develop a highly sophisticated software product that is a fraction of the cost of larger programs. Through FireDAC technology, RockWare provides flexibility and can support clients with existing in-house databases. Giving them the edge when tackling monster-size projects.

San Francisco-based WideOrbit is a global leader in premium broadcast technology. Its single-vendor platform helps media companies manage ad operations across business processes and media types. Its flagship WO Traffic software is used by more than 3,000 television and radio stations, as well as major media networks like Bell Media, DirecTV, Fox Sports, NBC Universal, Viacom and more. Another 3,200+ radio stations operate on WideOrbit’s automation platform. WideOrbit uses Delphi as the foundation for strengthening its products and expanding its portfolio – even when there’s little consistency among its customers’ technology backbones.

LabInfo Systems, a division of Bio-Nuclear provides services in Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, and the Caribbean territory. One Bio-Nuclear and LabInfo Systems customer is Immuno Reference Lab, which has over 440 clinical laboratories that process reports for 50% of the Puerto Rico market. As one of the largest privately held reference laboratories on the island, Immuno Reference Lab performs over 1.6 million tests annually. By automating many processes that used to be done manually, and connecting all its laboratory facilities, LabInfo Systems was able to reduce costs and improve connectivity while realizing a rapid return on investment. LabInfo Systems chose Delphi from Embarcadero Technologies to develop the middleware; and InterBase as the main laboratory database for connecting remote laboratories.

Established in 1998, Aeronavigator originally focused on air navigation solutions and services for aircraft. The company has now evolved into a trusted Russian vendor of solutions and software for automation of business processes at airlines. Its products are compliant with Russian and international standards. It is led by a team of professionals drawing on an impressive track record with airlines and vendors of aviation industry software.

Bruner Consulting relies on Embarcadero® RAD Studio to help write apps to support Android, iOS, desktop and Bluetooth LE for the Class II medical devices market.  They develop the latest wrist-worn technologies used in a variety of research applications relating to sleep, circadian rhythm, drug studies, ADHD, and restless leg syndrome.

ManagementPlus has been developing electronic health records and practice management software solutions for eye-care professionals since 1995. They use Embarcadero Technologies’ Delphi application development platform in conjunction with InterBase to support all its product development and expansion of mobile capabilities across multiple platforms. 

HR²Results is a custom developer of human capital management (HCM) systems. These solutions require a high degree of configuration and agility as well as the need to be quickly and accurately responsive to changing regulatory requirements. Delphi’s components, architecture and framework allow HR²Results to quickly construct flexible end user exponents. The speed means they can show multiple templates to win new business and speed time to market.

Established in 1909, Chonbuk National University Hospital in Korea has a total of 1,160 beds and has serviced 868,000 outpatients and 368,000 inpatients in 2014. They have been ranked number one in treating acute Myocardial Infarction nationwide and recognised as number one in liver and kidney transplants in the Chungcheong/Honam. Using Delphi, they were able to develop an information system with advanced functionality and fast performance. Delphi has also significantly reduced maintenance costs.

Getinge Infection Control is one out of three business areas within Getinge AB, a publicly listed, Swedish-based group of companies.

Their flagship product is used in 1,200 hospitals in 44 countries and available in 26 languages. With Delphi, they are able to speed application time to market, keep pace with exponential growth of international clientele, and expand functionality to additional devices/platforms.

ec2 Software Solutions rapidly prototypes and develops medical software for touch screen and mobile devices with C++Builder.

With RAD Studio, Spikes’ developers can now write from a single code base that it can leverage against all platforms. As a result, they can release product to market faster than any of their competitors.

Bonev Soft Auditing Ltd. (BSoft) is one of the biggest accounting software companies in Bulgaria. Its flagship software, AJUR® is an integrated management system for Windows that is extensively used by government and non-government organizations globally. BSoft evaluated many database technologies and subsequently chose to implement Embarcadero InterBase to speed development, reduce overhead, expand to additional platforms, and to scale their application.

S.A.N Computers has thrived both in spite of and because of the tremendous changes in the travel industry. The company has driven technology innovation to commercial and retail travel agents. Using RAD Studio, they quickly made executive reporting extensions available on both desktop and mobile platforms. S.A.N products have become the de facto industry standard, now in use in over 500 travel agencies in over 50 countries.

Using Delphi from Embarcadero, Digifort stunned competitors by developing a new IP Surveillance mobile product in less than one month.

By building ClearVantage Euclid's integrated CRM, ERP, eCommerce and Web Content management, on Delphi, they became the first in industry to run on Vista and XP and compete successfully with companies with 10x larger development teams.

Bremmers Audio Design Windows developers use FireMonkey and Delphi XE2 to make MultitrackStudio, their music software, available on Mac OS X. The deployment of the application to Mac OS X takes only about 20 seconds.

Erply uses Delphi XE2 with FireMonkey to deploy their application to both Windows and Mac OS X. They also used FireMonkey the design their POS system's User Interface, allowing them to provide a rich user experience to their customers.