Porting Comcast Xfinity iPhone application to Windows Phone 7

Clarity Consulting has just posted new article centered around a conceptual portage of the Comcast’s Xfitiny iPhone application to  Windows Phone 7:

For many companies the first foray into Windows Phone 7 (WP7) may be in porting their existing mobile apps. It is tempting to simply transfer existing functionality, avoiding the additional design costs. Readdressing business needs and taking advantage of the WP7 platform can reduce cost and is essential to a successful re-launch. To better understand the advantage of new development lets examine a conceptual upgrade of Comcast’s existing mobile app.

This project clearly highlights the fact that the Metro UI seems perfectly suited for media rich application specificaly tailored for mobile handsets. The need for endless pages of icons is thing of the past.

Source: Clarity Consulting