SANTA CRUZ, CA–(Marketwire – March 21, 2011) – MotionX-GPS, the best-selling outdoor navigation app for the iPhone, has won the top spot in the navigation category for the About.com 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards. Now in its fourth year, the About.com Readers’ Choice Awards honor the best products, features and services across many product categories.
“We’re thankful to About.com readers for their passionate commitment to MotionX,” said Philippe Kahn, founder and CEO of Fullpower-MotionX. “Innovation drives us, we’re always pushing the envelope. MotionX defines the Social Networking GPS category with extensive Facebook integration. You can use MotionX to visually share positions on live maps, perfect for mountain biking, snowboarding, hiking, kayaking, hiking, trail-running; MotionX is the perfect tool for your active life-style.”
In the Best Smartphone GPS App, “Outdoor/Hiking” category, MotionX-GPS received 86 percent of the reader votes. In writing about the solution, About.com states, “MotionX was an early entrant in the outdoor/recreational GPS app category as well, and continues to be aggressive in offering updates and new features. Readers like its 99-cent price, intuitive click-wheel interface, sharp topographic map presentation, and multiple navigation and track storage features.”
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Readers Choice Win
MotionX-GPS embeds the functionality of an advanced hand-held GPS unit into a simple and intuitive iPhone application. With nine map types including street, terrain, satellite and marine, users record or follow a track with a single click. Best of all, it’s easy to share MotionX-GPS tracks and positions with friends via Facebook, Twitter, or email. Facebook Places is also fully integrated for posting and viewing check-ins, and real-time location sharing allows social groups to broadcast their position to select friends to meet-up and exchange locations.
Fullpower-MotionX applications are built specifically for the iOS platform, which allows the development team to quickly focus on the best solutions for the iPhone and the iPad. Innovation and rapid updates are why more than 10 million iOS enthusiasts use MotionX applications worldwide.
The Fullpower MotionX technology platform powers the leading wearable sensing, location and navigation solutions with over 10 million Smartphone customers. Fullpower-MotionX solutions are designed and developed in Santa Cruz, California. Partners include market leaders such as Apple, Nike, Jawbone, JVC, Pioneer and Texas Instruments.
Visit //www.motionx.com for more details.
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