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Vivísimo Introduces Mobile Search Solution
Vivísimo, Inc. (www.vivisimo.com), a provider of enterprise search software and expertise, announced a mobile solution for workers to access and search corporate intranets, email, data sources, and other internal applications from mobile devices. Vivísimo Velocity for Mobile is now available as an extension to the Velocity enterprise search platform, an end-to-end solution that allows searching on desktop, internal repositories, and external content from a single search box.
Velocity for Mobile optimizes search results for mobile environments, providing detailed snippets, automatic topic creation, and data call outs for quick referencing. These mirror the key end-user features of Velocity for enterprise search. Users are presented with relevant results and effective navigation to find information needed while on the go.
Velocity for Mobile is a downloadable application that functions in Windows Mobile OS environments and connects to the Velocity enterprise search platform. Administrators can download templates to customize the interface for deployment. Other features include the following:
Source: Vivísimo, Inc.
- Results categorized by topics with short snippets and precise titles of documents, files, or pieces of data
- Information relevancy weighted to match users’ typical workflow or line of business
- Crawling and indexing special collections such as customer data, support logs, and contract databases to call out specific information above the main result set
- Clicked results displayed as a cached version of the data to eliminate the need to download additional browsing software
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