Clusty Search Engine Goes Mobile
Vivisimo announces that its Web search site, Clusty.com, has been optimized for mobile devices. Coming on the heels of Vivisimo's recent announcement of Velocity for Mobile enterprise search application, Clusty Mobile simplifies mobile Web searching with increased navigational capabilities and featured sources of the most common searches performed by mobile users. As overall mobile Web usage continues to grow, users are demanding search functionality and display interfaces that allow easy access to information while on-the-go. Clusty's search technology is a perfect fit for any mobile device, organizing search results by relevant topics and categories rather than pages and pages of search results which are unwieldy for mobile devices. Additionally, Clusty Mobile optimizes all Websites clicked on for mobile viewing, automatically turning cumbersome Web pages into streamlined text versions that are easy to read on the small screen.
Typing and retyping search terms and phrases is often the greatest pain point for mobile searchers because the speed and accuracy of typing on mobile devices is limited by the small keyboard. To alleviate this pain, Clusty Mobile offers a new navigational interface that includes a list of topics, or clusters, at the top of the search results page that are related to the user's search query. Users are also aided by spelling suggestions for mistyped or misspelled queries. At the bottom of the search results page, Clusty Mobile suggests related queries to help users narrow their result set.
Clusty Mobile's unique navigational tools help users limit the number of words typed into the search box, instead giving them a method to easily scroll and click their way to information via topics or featured sources. Featured content targeted at mobile search queries will be called-out above the search results from specific sources, such as weather listings, stock quotes, Wikipedia entries and Rotten Tomatoes reviews. Clusty Mobile connects users to common and popular mobile Web content aggregators for news, maps, images and more.
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