Hack the Now & Next: Alexa edition

News August 22, 2017 by

On July 21-22, 2017, Ratio and Globant hosted a hackathon at our new offices in Seattle’s Westlake Park. Our focus was voice technology, specifically, Amazon Alexa. Alexa is the brain behind the voice service powering the Amazon Echo and its family of devices. Alexa has capabilities (known as Skills) that provide customers with personalized experiences …

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Uncovering Great Talent

News November 7, 2017 by

It’s no secret that Seattle is a global hub for tech companies and tech talent alike. According to  a CNBC article, there were over 4,000 available positions in Washington state last year for those with computer science degrees and only 500 university-credentialed candidates. With fierce competition from tech giants, startups, and industry stalwarts, it’s a …

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Ratio Joins Globant

News May 4, 2017 by

Big news! We are excited to announce that Ratio has been acquired by Globant (NYSE: GLOB), an amazing Digital Services company that is expanding its footprint in North America. For over a decade Ratio has been creating digital experiences for every screen from our studio in Seattle; we’ve been fortunate to work with amazing clients who include Netflix, HBO, Yahoo, Ooyala, Dolby and many, many more.  With …

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Open house + Speaker Panel in Seattle – #SEATechForward #convergex

News May 17, 2017 by

On May 9th, Ratio and Globant opened the doors of their new offices in Seattle’s Westlake Park to the community to celebrate it’s newest space and latest footprint expansion. The day was full of activities: Open House with Practice talks, panel discussion with Seattle tech leaders, and even an artist live painting an art installation! Throughout the day, …

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VR – The New Frontier

Design News Strategy October 17, 2016 by

2007 was a big year, especially for interaction design. The introduction of the iPhone was the first time we combined a touch screen with the phone. It was also the first time the phone was hooked up to a world of content. We didn’t know what sorts of content would be built for it and …

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Roku SDK 2.0: New Tools, New Challenges

Design Development December 7, 2015 by

Roku recently released SDK 2.0, a major update of its development tools for the popular set-top box. The SDK provides new, more flexible tools for rapidly creating channels that mimic the Roku home screen, while also allowing expanded flexibility to create innovative, custom user experiences. Ratio’s engineering teams have been heads-down implementing this new SDK …

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Yahoo Streams the NFL…with help from Ratio

News Strategy October 30, 2015 by

We witnessed a historic first for the video streaming industry when Yahoo made the Jaguars vs Bills NFL game available to viewers worldwide. Ratio had a particularly keen interest in this event, not just because it was an industry-defining moment, but because we created the Yahoo app experience on the Xbox360 that served the game …

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Ratio Recognized as Seattle’s Top Mobile App Development Agency

News July 6, 2016 by

We have recently been noticed for our top-notch software development. We are honored to be recognized as Seattle’s top Mobile App Development Agency by Clutch.co, a research firm based out of Washington, DC.   Our Reaction “Being recognized alongside other great Seattle firms validates the commitment we have when building quality software solutions that engage …

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