FotoNotes Newsletter – Smart inspections, field reports, more. | June 2015

FotoNotes Newsletter

New partners. New customers. A big award. And more product features. It’s been a busy winter and spring, and the summer looks even brighter – and we’re not talking daylight savings, either.

Interested in seeing how FotoNotes can help you modernize your field inspections and reporting, improve your quality of service, and maximize profits? Contact us for a free trial!

New Partners

Partnerships have been key to our success in transforming field operations. By collaborating with preeminent global hardware and software vendors, our customers benefit from the most modern, most powerful field solutions. We’re thrilled to announce the following new partnerships.

ServiceMax. FotoNotes has joined the ServiceMax Marketplace as a Certified Alliance Partner partner. See details here.

ServiceMax is delighted to have FotoNotes as a Certified Alliance Partner,” said Jonathan Skelding, Director, Technology Alliances for ServiceMax. “FotoNotes’ powerful mobile solutions for field service extends the ServiceMax platform, making it easy for our customers to create custom forms, perform inspections, capture data and photos on mobile devices, and generate elegant professional reports.

Jonathan Skelding
, Director, Technology Alliances

Panasonic. FotoNotes has been selected as an approved partner in Panasonic’s Mobility Partner Development program andfeatured on their website. When combined with Panasonic’s Toughpad FZ-X1, FotoNotes lets field service organizations working in rugged environments in utilities, property/facility management and construction save time and money

The Toughpad FZ-X1 rugged handheld tablet and FotoNotes solution were both built with the goal of making mobile workers more efficient and productive, no matter where their jobs take them. With FotoNotes on the powerful and reliable Toughpad, workers are enabled to improve real-time communication and access to information, ultimately saving time and money and delivering better customer service.

Brad Wall, National Sales Manager, Panasonic System
Communications Company of North America.

ControlCam. FotoNotes and ControlCam have partnered to provide mobile solutions to county appraisal and utility companies. The combination of FotoNotes mobile solutions and ControlCam’s aerial imagery and other services provides a comprehensive field service solution. Read more.

iOffice. FotoNotes and iOffice have partnered to provide integrated mobile-cloud-back office solutions for facility managers.

Esri. FotoNotes has partnered with Esri, the market leader in geographic information system (GIS) software. Through this partnership and integration with Esri’s products, FotoNotes will deliver powerful GIS-enabled features to its customers.

New Customers Benefiting from New Features

New customers that have streamlined their field operations with FotoNotes include:

Market Ready provides an assortment of residential construction and maintenance services to GSEs, institutional investors and landlords, REO asset managers, and government agencies. Their offerings include make-ready construction, rental property repairs and maintenance, field services, and property preservation. Through such offerings, Market Ready has built a reputation of integrity, excellence, innovation, sophistication, and personal touch.

Guardian Asset Management is a full-service real estate field services company providing inspections, property preservation services and repairs to government agencies, asset management firms and banking institutions.

Propel Financial Services, a division of Encore Capital Group, is one of the largest property tax finance companies in the country. Propel helps individuals resolve their tax debt enabling our customers to keep their homes and business while also providing local governments with needed tax revenue for general operations including schools, emergency services and infrastructure maintenance.

Wilkinson County, Georgia Appraisers Office is using the combined FotoNotes-ControlCam solution for field-to-valuations. Integration with the county’s WinGAP appraisal software allows for instant data updates.


The FotoNotes’ mobile-cloud platform helps Market Ready conduct property and construction services quicker and with higher quality than ever before. The software has helped us decrease costs, reduce turnaround times, and eliminate potential for reporting errors. Furthermore, we greatly appreciate the fact that the FotoNotes team thoroughly understands our industry and that they are highly responsive and considerate of our needs.

Mitch Davidson, Market Ready

Product News

Our latest features and enhancements make field inspections and reporting easier, faster, and less costly than ever before.

Android 2.0. New features make mobile workers more productive than ever.

Smarter Forms. Questions appear based on answers to prior questions, and more…

Advanced Report Customization. Branded, professional looking reports in PDF or Microsoft Word format.

New Roles, Permissions. More control over who can see your information.

More Platform Customization. White-labeling and integrations for the enterprise-minded.

Contact us to get a free demo of these great new features.

White-label and other customization options

Do you want all of the benefits of the FotoNotes application but want it distributed under your brand? Now you can. We now offer select customers and partners a white-labeled solution for FotoNotes.

Have other customization requirements? We can likely accommodate them – just ask. Contact us to learn more.

HousingWire names FotoNotes to 2015 HW TECH100™

HousingWire has named FotoNotes to the 2015 HW TECH100™, HousingWire’s annual list of the 100 most innovative technology companies serving the U.S. housing and real estate industries.

“We’re thrilled to be selected by HousingWire as one of the most innovative companies in real estate, ” said Kamal Shah, Founder and CEO of FotoNotes. “As a company we’ve been focused on delivering innovative products that help our customers streamline operations and maximize profits by taking advantage of the power of mobile and cloud. It’s great to be recognized for all that hard work.”

What’s Ahead: 2015 and Beyond

Our team, customers and partners helped make the first half of 2015 incredibly successful. For the remainder of 2015 expect to see more technology integrations, partnerships, and product innovations, including our upcoming Vendor Management and Job Costing modules. Intrigued? Contact us. We’d be happy to give you a sneak peek.

Free Trial

Interested in giving FotoNotes a try for free? Contact us. We’ll get back to you in a snap.

Questions? Please contact us at or call 510-545-9030.

Thank you!

Kamal Shah, CEO

Mobile and cloud solutions that streamline and automate field service operations

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