PLANO (CBSDFW.COM) – The center of the smartphone and tablet ‘app’ craze is in the middle of North Texas. Businesses of all sizes are turning to Plano to find out how far they can go.

Dallas-based AT&T has one of their 3 mobile AT&T Foundry facilities in Plano. The Foundry is where leading tech companies and startups alike have come up with new mobile solutions – faster.

The local Foundry has come up with innovations such as apps to help at the gym to using a smartphone as a hotel key.

CBS 11 recently got to take a tour of the foundry to see what technology awaits: