Merkur Media

Part of the international Gauselmann Group, Merkur Media specilized in Mobile Entertainment and Mobile Marketing.

Merkur Media offers Live-Tipp Apps, including event accompanying skill based games with an option to win money and products.

Merkur Media also combines mobile application with entertainment and mobile marketing to offer the users a wonderful and different experience. Merkur Media focuses on offering succesfull second screen marketing campaigns for its clients.
Project summary
Merkur Media - taking the Live Tipp Apps to the next level of performance.

  • Product Discovery
  • Project Management
  • Custom Development
  • Quality Assurance

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Starting situation and requirements
  • Capitalization of an upcoming sports event through a Live Tipp App
  • Merkur Media had insufficient app performance in order to sustain a high number of players at the same time
  • The implementation time frame was very short and needed to be delivered in order to reach full potential
  • The app needed to support up to 10.000 players

The Solution
  • Delivering a highly performance application within 2 weeks
  • Rewrite and optimize PHP application
  • Added a node.js part in order to take over the high amount of requests
  • Enhanced the interfaces for Android and IOS
  • Constantly testing and receiving customer’s feedback
  • Use of international cross functional team to deliver the project
Required Services
  • PHP
  • Node.js
  • Socket.IO
  • REST
  • Objective C for IOS
  • Java for Android
  • Amazon Cloud for load testing
  • Optimizing UX and load time for all mobile platforms suported.