HELSINKI, FINLAND – May 21, 2015 – Bitbar Technologies, the company behind Testdroid – the most advanced cloud-based mobile development and testing service, announced today that it has closed a new funding round. The investment was led by a Nordic VC Inventure, with participation from existing investors Qualcomm Ventures, DFJ Esprit, Creathor and Avera. With this investment, Bitbar is able to reach a larger developer-driven market and solidify its presence in the US-market.

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Dear Testdroiders,

Many of you are using image recognition or other types of visual/element/object character recognition implementations for testing. Especially for mobile games this is very handy as all of the graphical content is based on OpenGL ES or directly coming from UI engines that are difficult to recognize by test automation scripts.

In this example, I’ll be walking you through of basic example how to use image recognition for mobile game testing and what sort of assets and test script you need for that.

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Dear Testdroiders,

We hosted a webinar about Appium and our new feature – server-side execution – this Tuesday. The feedback I’ve got has been truly awesome and we’d like to share those materials with you.

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Dear Testdroiders,

It’s awesome to see many of you using Google’s Espresso (or Espresso v2.0) with our Testdroid Cloud devices. We do get some questions every now and then about the ability to take screenshots during the test so I’ll share this brief example to showcase an example function call that can be used as a part of your test.

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Google I/O 2015

3 weeks left – Google I/O 2015 is kicking off at 9 am PDT on May 28.

As the most important annual event targeting Android enthusiasts, Google I/O surely excites everyone in Android world. During the event, every Android developer has a chance to attend the code labs, sessions, and hands-on learning. For most of the Android lovers, however, the most exciting part is that many new stuff will be unveiled and announced at the show.

So what are you expecting from Google I/O 2015? We have made a wild guess below and you can share with us in our comment section if anything interesting on your mind.

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