Facebook buys Moves fitness app for iOS



Facebook acquire ProtoGeo which was announced on its blog – developer of the popular fitness applications Moves for iOS and Android. Information about this appeared on the official website of the program.

Moves collects information about passed away , kilometers of cross-country training, the time spent in a particular place . Application wraps the data collected in the original timeline , which shows the time being at home , the stadium , to work and back – a kind of diary fitness activity of the user . Among the competitors service – Strava, Runkeeper and others.

ProtoGeo not mention the cost of buying . It is expected that this application Facebook intends to gain a foothold in the market of fitness services , as well as diversify their mobile ecosystem resources. Integrating data from sotssetyu is not planned , and the use of algorithms Moves purchase does not affect , said the developers.

The first version of Moves debuted in January 2013 on the platform iOS. Android version appeared in September . The application is characterized in that it has low power consumption . The smartphone iPhone 5S company introduced support M7 coprocessor, responsible for the processing of data about the location of the device and its position in space.

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