ZOWDOW 2.0 SDK : animations, gifs, video & more.

By March 24, 2017Uncategorized

We’re excited to announce our new 2.0 mobile suggestion SDKs for Android and iOS. Here’s a quick run through on all that is new and improved:

New: Carousels & Animations

Perhaps the most engaging feature in 2.0 are a range of new animations for carousels. You can now pick between Stream, Midstream, Cover flow, Stack, 3D and Rotary carousels.


New: Card Formats

We now offer 3 suggestion card shapes: Inline, Stamp, Ticket


  • Cards can be scaled by your client for different devices and UX scenarios.
  • Cards are now presented with rounded corners for a more organic and natural feel.

New: Card Details

ZOWDOW Suggestion cards now include more dynamic detail – for example whether a business is currently closed or open, the distance from current location and the number of reviews.

new details

New: Animated GIFs

 We have partnered with Tenor to offer GIF’s within a carousel. This is ideal for suggestions within keyboards, messaging apps and other places where users are looking for entertainment and ways to express emotions.


New: Video Suggestions

The 2.0 SDK provides a video player for immediate playback of all Youtube cards, so the user does not have to go outside your app to the Youtube website or app. The player has controls and can be dismissed by tapping anywhere outside the player area.

ZOWDOW youtube

New: Easier delivery and integration

The 2.0 SDK introduces a new more simpler method to integrate with your app using Cocoapods on iOS and Maven on Android. Now, you can integrate the latest version of the ZOWDOW SDK with a simple command in your development environment.

Improved: Performance enhancements

  • Optimized card scaling depending on different screen sizes & densities
  • Updated to latest libraries for
    • OkHttp dependency version to 3.6.0
    • stable Retrofit library version to 2.1.0
    • Support Library version to 25.1.0
  • Bug Fixes

Want to integrate ZOWDOW’s mobile suggestions in your mobile app or site? Contact us and we’ll get you set up fast.


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