In this day and age, anyone that’s serious about driving their eCommerce business forwards, has to embrace, stick their head into and welcome with open arms new and innovative platforms for their online offering. Although this can be a scary space for many retailers, big or small, it’s best to get on board quickly rather than risk falling behind the curve and have a missed opportunity fall at your feet.

Want to embrace it but don’t know how? Keep reading to see how Locayta is making sure you don’t fall out of step with your competitors when it comes to mobile and tablet developments.

Locayta Search Mobile

The Problem…

Apple’s latest products, especially the iPad / iPhone, are a game-changer for publishers and retailers a like. The devices are built for ease of consumption, accessibility and adaptable use and they are widening the consumer market on all levels. One of the challenges for online business’ is how to support their users in finding the content that they are looking for.

The Solution…

Locayta Search Mobile solves this problem by providing highly accurate and relevant search results, enabling users to find exactly what they’re looking for; the technology is one of the most advanced search engines on the market and is now available for the iOS platform. The unique technology is creating a real buzz in the market and exciting many online business worldwide.

The Techy bit…

Unlike your traditional search, Locayta Search Mobile enables a static library in a Framework bundle so that iPhone & iPad apps can provide fast local full text search. The search engine provides full text search using a probabilistic model of document terms, along with clever features to improve search success such as automatic word stemming and spell correction based on what’s in your content.

Is it for me…?

If you’re developing an app which contains data you’d like your users to be able to search, Locayta Search Mobile is for you. The technology is suitable for applications which can come preloaded with data to be searched, or alternatively where the user needs to create data locally on the device that can be search-able on the go.

The next steps…

Uniquely, the software is free to use for development. Thereafter, you will need to acquire a Software Distribution Licence, which is free of charge for non-commercial use or $1,000 one-time charge per published iOS application for commercial use applications. Find out more about what you are eligable for here.

Amongst the many services available from LocaytaLocayta Search Mobile comes fully integrated into the Locayta Freestyle Merchandising® platform. To see it in action and find out more on Locayta Freestyle Merchandising® services as a whole, visit www.locayta.com today.