CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(Modo Labs™, the leading open source mobile platform provider, today made available the latest version of its Mobile Campus Solution that lets universities establish a comprehensive mobile presence and better engage with prospective students, current students, alumni and staff. The Mobile Campus Solution covers mobile web, iOS and Android. New powerful functionality includes:)--
“As smartphones and tablets continue to dominate the market, a flexible, comprehensive mobile presence becomes more and more critical for universities and colleges to engage with their constituents”
- Courses module now integrates with Learning Management Systems enabling students to browse the courses catalog and get up-to-date information including: class schedules, announcements, materials and grades.
- Athletics module for viewing school team scores and game-related information.
- Library module that provides students with access to library locations and resources.
- "Live Update" functionality for the Transit module that enables users to see the location of campus shuttles and buses.
- Dining module showing dining hall hours and locations.
- Photos module that can be used to showcase photos.
The Mobile Campus Solution is built on Kurogo Mobile Optimized MiddlewareTM (MOM), a new generation of open source middleware especially designed for mobile devices which significantly reduces development time for organizations while instantly delivering a world-class mobile experience. More than 150 universities – including Villanova University, The University of British Columbia and Boston College – as well as leading corporate enterprises in industries ranging from financial services to health care, are currently benefiting from mobile solutions powered by Kurogo.
"As smartphones and tablets continue to dominate the market, a flexible, comprehensive mobile presence becomes more and more critical for universities and colleges to engage with their constituents," said Marshall Vale, chief technology officer of Modo Labs. "Prospective and current students, alumni and staff all expect content and data-rich multiplatform apps and mobile websites. Providing this type of information via mobile using flexible, open technology is a smart move for schools."
Mobile Campus Solution now contains modules like: Home, About, Athletics, Calendar, Content, Emergency, External URL, Library, Links, Login, Map, News, People, Photos, Settings and Video. Institutions wishing to learn more about the Mobile Campus Solution or download the open source Kurogo platform can find more information at http://www.modolabs.com.
About Modo Labs
Modo Labs offers mobile solutions and support services to help universities and enterprises take advantage of the fast growing Kurogo Open Source Mobile Platform. Our technology integrates with and transforms data and content from any source, and presents it on any mobile device. The company’s core offering, Kurogo Mobile Optimized MiddlewareTM, is an open source development platform designed for clean integration, exceptional platform-specific user experience and a high degree of customizability. Additional information about Modo Labs is available at http://www.modolabs.com.
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