devicefarmer.submission Submission

Complete name   Open Smartphone Test Farm
Submitter's Info   Karol Wrótniak @Droids On Roids
Project information   

STF (or Smartphone Test Farm) is a web application for debugging smartphones, smartwatches and other gadgets remotely, from web browser.

Description of the project and its goals   

Main features:
- Real-time screen view
- Multitouch support
- Execute shell commands and see real-time output
- LogCat viewer
- Remote debugging
- REST API (eg. for CI integration)
- Device booking and partitioning

Web site
Targeted audience   

End-users, developers and QAs.
Contributions via GitHub: and other repos in that organization.

Supporting team   

Initial contributors:
Simo Kinnunen
Gunther Brunner

Current main contributors:
Karol Wrótniak
Pierre Crepieux
Denis Barbaron
David Helkowski

Other contributors:

Business model / Strategy   


User community   

Community is concentrated mainly on GitHub


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  • full Android 10 support
  • initial iOS support

Long term:

  • full iOS support

Currently GitHub: and other repos in this organisation

Your project and OW2   

It can help mobile software projects to enhance their CI and/or test automation processes.

OW2 projects   


OW2 initiatives   


Technologies and standards   

Node.js, Android

Contribution to the OW2 Community   

OpenSTF covers the uncovered field of test automation and test facilities for OW2 community. It can help other projects involving mobile applications.

Motivations to join the consortium and its community   

Joining OW2 can motivate contributors. Moreover a project may be more attractive to end-users when is is a part of a foundation. Users may be more confident that project won't be easily abandoned.

Other Information?   

Project will be forked to DeviceFarmer namespace. That's due to lack of contact with founder.

License(s)   Apache License 2.0
Interested Parties   

Orange, T-Mobile, Mobile software development companies.

Terms and conditions acceptance  

I hereby certify the accuracy of the information provided above.

Submission date   11/03/2020