BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 13 /CNW/ -- Viigo Inc., leading developer of
mobile application software, today announced that Microsoft has selected
Viigo's soon to be released mobile services platform (code-named Project
Tango) as one of its showcase mobile applications at the 2008 World Mobile
Congress in Barcelona.
Viigo has built a solid reputation for building an intuitive, fast, and
easy-to-use mobile RSS Reader which is currently enjoyed by thousands of
people around the world. Project Tango represents the next generation of Viigo
technology and a quantum leap forward in creating a unified, mobile platform
where users can choose, view, and manage their content and services.
"Viigo represents the best in class when it comes to consolidating my
commonly used services," said Rick May, Marketing Manager, Mobile
Communications Business, Microsoft. "Gone are the days when I had two or three
applications. Now, Viigo has become the one application on my Smartphone I
cannot live without! Having the new flight schedules, hotel and restaurant
information and the ability to provide me insights on my return home (such as
flight status, weather, events, etc.) is simply put -- a fantastic time
"By working closely with the Microsoft Windows Mobile team, we were able
to develop a platform that will give users the flexibility to customize the
way they view and consume information in an intuitive, made-for-mobile
format," said Mark Ruddock, President and CEO of Viigo.
The Viigo mobile services platform circumvents the limitations of the
mobile browser and provides companies with the fastest possible way to
mobilize content. It delivers a highly optimized wireless experience that
addresses the challenges of delivering content to mobile devices and does so
in a clean, efficient and highly engaging manner.
Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq "MSFT") is the worldwide leader in
software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their
Viigo Inc. is a leading developer of mobile application software that
enables companies to easily deliver time-sensitive information and advertising
to mobile devices in ways that create rich, compelling, and unparalleled user
experiences. Thousands of people from around the world already trust Viigo to
deliver breaking news, sports, entertainment, weather, markets, and blogs
directly to their mobile device -- anytime, anywhere.
Founded in 2004, Viigo Inc. is a privately-held company with its
corporate headquarters in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. For more information,
visit www.viigo.com. To get Viigo on your device today, go to www.getviigo.com
from your mobile browser.
President and CEO
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For further information: Mark Ruddock, President and CEO of Viigo,
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