Apple CEO Tim Cook has revealed the main achievements of the company in the global enterprise space.
Healthcare companies such as Johns Hopkins Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Stanford Health Care and Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital are utilizing iPhones and iOS apps to streamline and support clinical workflows, communications and care delivery.
SKF, a producer of bearings and seals, has transformed their manufacturing processes on iOS and iPhone. SKF used custom iOS apps across their worldwide locations reducing production errors from 20 percent to zero while saving 70 percent in system-related time.
Apple technology has made possible a simplified user experience integrating the SAP cloud platform, yielding better accuracy, efficiency, and employee experiences.
Procore Technologies, a leader in the construction industry, has introduced an app to help decrease building errors on the job site.
Construction workers using Metal in Split View with the iPad camera can compare building plants and 3D models to what is actually being built in real time. This new iOS app reduces wasted raw materials and helps keep building projects on time and on budget.
Apple’s December quarter revenue dropped 5 percent to $84.3 billion mainly due to poor sales in China.
Apple disclosed that sales in Greater China were down by $4.8 billion from last year with declines across iPhone, Mac and iPad.
Apple achieved record performance in large markets, including the United States, Canada, Mexico, Germany, Italy, Spain and Korea.
Apple generated record December quarter services revenue in Greater China, fuelled by an ecosystem with over 2.5 million registered iOS developers.
Apple achieved very strong results from wearables business in China with revenues up over 50 percent.
More than two-thirds of all customers in China who bought a Mac laptop or an iPad tablet during the December quarter were purchasing that product for the first time.
Customers can use Apple Pay with iPhone and Apple Watch at 3,000 Speedway locations, while all Target Taco Bell and Jack-in-the-Box stores will be accepting Apple Pay soon.
It launched Apple Pay in three new countries in the December quarter Germany, Belgium and Kazakhstan and is now live in 27 markets around the world.
Apple said Mac revenue rose 9 percent mainly due to the introduction of new MacBook Air and Mac Mini in October.
Apple’s iPad revenue rose 17 percent, its highest growth rate in almost six years powered by the new iPad Pro released in November.