Locayta Search Mobile is a full text search engine for the Apple iOS platform

Locayta Search Mobile is suitable for applications which can come preloaded with data to be searched, or alternatively where the user needs to create data locally on the device that can be search-able on the fly. Some examples of the latter might be: note taking app; task management app; CRM app; word-processing app.

Apple's iOS products, especially the iPad, are a game-changer for publishers as the device is so clearly built for media consumption; particularly books, magazines and newspapers. One of the challenges for content publishers therefore, is how to support their users in finding the content that they are looking for. 

Locayta Search Mobile solves this problem by providing highly accurate and relevant search results, enabling users to find exactly what they're looking for. Locayta Search Mobile is one of the most advanced search engines on the market and is now available for the iOS platform.

Locayta Search Mobile is a port of Locayta's full text search engine library for the iOS platform. The core library is pure C (with a bit of C++) with a higher level Objective-C API wrapped around it. We have also produced a static library in a Framework bundle so that iPhone & iPad apps can provide fast local full text search. 

The search engine provides full text search using a probabilistic model of document terms, along with clever features to improve search success such as automatic word stemming and spell correction based on what's in your content rather than a predefined dictionary. 

Applications that come bundled with a resource of information may include the pre-built search database along with the application. In this case the search database can be created on a desktop computer and added to the application resources in XCode. Some examples might be: digital magazine; story book app; technical reference manual; subscription-based reports access.

The software library is free to use for development. Thereafter, you will need to acquire a Software Distribution Licence, which is free of charge for non-commercial use or $1,000 one-time charge per published iOS application for commercial use applications. 

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