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HealthMash Health Search iPhone and Android Update(August 08, 2011)
Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) August 08, 2011
The upgrades are available in the App Store and the Android Market. All upgrades were created based on customers' feedbacks.
The iPhone updates include minor performance enhancements, better visual appearance on non retina displays and a loading indicator while loading web pages. The Android version updates include the "Did you mean...?" spelling suggestion bug fix.
Dr. Tamas Doszkocs, CEO of WebLib LLC noted, "We want to assure the continued success of WebLibs HealthMash semantic search technology by constantly working on making health information findability more efficient. This includes deploying the technology on multiple platforms. For example, HealthMash is also a featured application of Elsevier's highly acclaimed Sciverse Hub and HealthMash is also an entrant in Elseviers 'Apps for Science' competition."
The iPhone application of HealthMash has been downloaded over 1,000 times since its start in April, while the Android version - released a bit later - has had over 500 downloads.
HealthMash combines universal search and discovery technology with semantic web solutions to find relevant health information about diseases, symptoms, treatments, drugs and alternative medicine approaches, from reliable sources on the Web. HealthMash fuses its own high quality vertical search results with mash-ups of images, videos, news, blogs and tweets from the World Wide Web.
HealthMash uses a variety of semantic technologies and natural language processing tools. Its semantic search engine is powered by WebLibs proprietary Health Knowledge Base(tm), which is automatically generated from trusted health content, biomedical knowledge sources, such as the National Library of Medicines Medical Subject Headings Thesaurus and the Unified Medical Language System, as well as information on the Web.
WebLib is an international technology startup of experts in information retrieval, natural language processing and medical informatics. The company specializes in creating innovative search and knowledge discovery tools for the Web. WebLibs products include HealthMash, a next generation semantic health search engine; PolySearch, a Web 3.0 Semantic Indexing and Knowledge Discovery Engine, PolyMeta, an advanced Web 2.0 Federated Search Engine; PolySpell, a comprehensive English, Medical and Scientific spellchecker; and PolyCluster, a customizable semantic search result clustering tool. WebLib LLC's headquarters are in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. Customers include government agencies, universities and major content providers (like Vanderbilt University, Elsevier, NIH Library etc.).
For further information, visit healthmash.com or weblib.com.
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