|By Business Wire||
|October 25, 2012 05:08 AM EDT||
search.ch announced today the launch of the new search.ch Swiss telephone directory and weather App for Windows 8® co-developed in cooperation with Noser Engineering AG the Swiss based global information technology consultancy.
“The new search.ch mobile application running on Windows 8 is the latest channel through which search.ch customers can get the information they need when and where they want it via a fast, robust and dynamic user experience.” said Lukas Jakober, Head of Product Management, search.ch. “Noser Engineering as Microsoft Partners, are early integrators for Windows 8 within the Swiss market, and as such were well placed to help us co-develop and get our Windows 8 mobile application to market quickly.”
Having worked with Noser Engineering on previous mobile app versions running on Android™ and Windows Phone 7, accessibility and a high-quality user experience continue to be priorities for search.ch. The launch of search.ch on Windows 8 is the latest development to ensure search.ch users get the information they need when and where they need it on the device of their preference.
“Windows 8 provided an excellent environment within which to engineer this new, enhanced search.ch user experience via a tablet device.” said Martin Straumann, Manager, Noser Engineering Mobile Solutions. “The user experience with Windows 8 for PCs and tablets centers around a dynamic touchscreen and metro design interface with new and exciting functionality offering even more potential for new business ideas. It also features an enterprise app store which may prove to be very interesting.”
search.ch is the leading information and directory service in Switzerland. Founded in 1995 under the joint ownership of Tamedia and the Swiss Post, search.ch offers targeted, simple and fast information as well as tools for the daily planning and organization of business and private life. These include among others the most widely used electronic telephone directory in Switzerland and an interactive Swiss map providing accurate local weather for over 3000 villages. As well, a route planner, the public transport timetable or an Internet search engine optimized for Switzerland are provided. These free services have already been installed almost 2 million times as a mobile app which can be used while on the go on practically any mobile phone or device. www.search.ch
About Noser Engineering AG:
Noser Engineering AG provide information technology consulting, solutions and services to local, European and multinational companies. Swiss ICT Champions, an award winning Microsoft ALM consultancy, founding member of the Open Handset Alliance (Android), leader in Swiss System Testing/QA, and over 28 years of embedded experience, Noser Engineering are members of the Noser Group of companies. www.noser.com
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