A Different Engine

We build digital products that entertain.

What We Do

A Different Engine is a digital product agency. Established in 2009 and based in the San Francisco Bay area with a production office in Mexico City, we're an interactive Emmy award-winning agency that works with innovation teams, helping them execute on various platforms and digital ecosystems.
We always aim to create products that users love and meet our client's business objectives. We measure success based on our solutions' value to our partners and their users.



ADE provides design and strategic technical services to help define what to build and the architecture, technologies, and services used to implement these platforms.


We define and architect elegant User Experiences and design systems that delight users and partners.

UI Development

We build elegant and performant UI experiences across various platforms, including the web, mobile, TV, and OTT devices.


ADE builds new infrastructure and integrates SaaS services, CI pipelines, and containerized services which can deploy and scale across multiple cloud providers.


What distinguishes ADE is the variety of platforms we target. While an expert in traditional application development, such as the web and mobile, we also have expertise in streaming platforms, such as Smart TVs, OTT devices, Set-Top- Boxes, and Gaming. We have also worked on less traditional technologies, such as “Smart Home” systems and voice integrations.

Cross Platform development on Smart TVs, Set-Top-Boxes, HbbTV & Game Consoles
Mobile Application Development, iOS, Android, React Native, Flutter & Responsive Web
Web Application and SPA development
Backend Services & DevOps
Development & Integration of Backend Services. Automated and containerized deployments to cloud services.