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IndustryMobile testing and automation
FounderVu Lam and Josh Lieberman
Atlanta, GA
MembersKevin Lee as CEO and Frank Moyer as CTO and Chris du Toit as CMO
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Kobiton is a mobile testing and automation platform developed by Kobiton, Inc. The platform executes open-source Appium and Selenium test scripts on real-devices, in addition to providing device lab management software, and was initially launched to the public in 2017.[1] . The company has headquarters in Atlanta, GA[2] and a Research and Development center in Vietnam[3].


Kobiton is available as a SaaS platform but can also be installed on-premises[4]. The primary components of the platform include a cloud of real-devices for testing, device lab management software to connect and access global devices[5], and a scriptless automation solution[6]. An API is also provided[7].


The primary automation technology used within the Kobiton platform is Appium, and is available in the Appium desktop client[8], and directly from within Katalon The main languages used with Kobiton are NodeJS[9] and Java[10].

The Kobiton desktop application is developed in ElectronJS[11].

Kobiton hosts 350 devices for shared access[12], and supports connection of local on-premises devices[13].

Integrations and Marketplace Listings

Kobiton has integrations with Jenkins[14] and TravisCI[15]. Kobiton has additional integrations or marketplace listings with or on Axway[16], ZebiaLabs[17], and Neotys.


Primary alternatives to Kobiton according to G2 include Xcode, Ranorex and Saucelabs[18].


Kobiton was founded in 2016 by Vu Lam and Josh Lieberman, who also founded QASymphony. In November 2017, Kobiton appointed Kevin Lee as CEO[19] and Frank Moyer as CTO and Chris du Toit as CMO in March 2018.[20] Kobiton raised capital in a seed round in September 2018[21] and a Series A in August 2019[22]


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  12. "5 Top Mobile App Testing Devices For Cloud". Retrieved 2020-08-04.
  13. "What are mobile testing tools?". Flateinfo.com. 2020-04-09. Retrieved 2020-08-04.
  14. kobiton/GitHub-Jenkins-ReactNative-CodePush-CI-CD, Kobiton Inc., 2019-12-21, retrieved 2020-08-04
  15. kobiton/Travis-CI, Kobiton Inc., 2020-05-09, retrieved 2020-08-04
  16. "Kobiton by Kobiton Inc". marketplace.axway.com. Retrieved 2020-08-04.
  17. "Kobiton". XebiaLabs. Retrieved 2020-08-04.
  18. "Kobiton Alternatives & Competitors". G2. Retrieved 2020-08-04.
  19. Kobiton. "Kobiton Appoints Kevin Lee Chief Executive Officer". www.prnewswire.com. Retrieved 2020-08-04.
  20. Kobiton (2018-03-26). "Kobiton Strengthens Management Team with New CTO and CMO". GlobeNewswire Newsroom. Retrieved 2020-08-04.
  21. Kobiton (2018-09-26). "Kobiton Raises $3 Million to Grow Mobile App Testing Business". GlobeNewswire Newsroom. Retrieved 2020-08-04.
  22. Kobiton (2019-08-21). "Kobiton Raises $5 Million Series A Led by BIP Capital". GlobeNewswire Newsroom. Retrieved 2020-08-04.

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