Xignite, the leading provider of market data cloud solutions announced that ten of its fintech clients have launched Apple Watch apps, powered by Xignite market data APIs, including leading robo-advisors Personal Capital, Betterment, Sig Fig and leading trading apps Motif Investing and Robinhood.
Investment in wearable devices is particularly important for financial companies to showcase flexibility and scalability in today’s high-touch, fast-paced environment. The Apple Watch apps offered by Xignite fintech clients extend the functionality of the companies’ successful iPhone and web solutions by letting wearers get instant alerts for news on stocks they follow, monitor spending, manage portfolio performance, and even place live stock trades.
Xignite provides real-time and reference market data to power the apps sophisticated algorithms. The company makes accessing and integrating market data into mobile solutions dramatically simpler for fintech developers than previous generation data feed technologies.
"Time is money, and Personal Capital's app for the Apple Watch is all about fast and convenient tracking of your money,” said Fritz Robbins, Personal Capital CTO. “Xignite's financial data APIs have been a key piece of how we deliver accurate, up-to-date information to our customers."
These Xignite customers are currently featured in the Apple Watch App Store:
“We see that wearable technology is becoming a powerful mode of interaction and it is exciting to see financial companies take part in ensuring they are moving their solutions to adapt to this change and take their services to new and innovative heights,” said Stephane Dubois, CEO of Xignite. “Legacy market data technologies were never designed to serve the billions of devices coming online every day, but our cloud-based platform is. We are proud to be enabling these firms to make this leap into different technological venues with our comprehensive and unique delivery of market data through our APIs, helping them take their firm to the next level as their businesses grow.”