San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 04, 2014
Healthline announced today that Microsoft’s Bing Health & Fitness app, available as a default app in Windows 8.1, incorporates Healthline’s taxonomy, health reference library, and visual assets as core components of its offering. Healthline partner, Visual Health Solutions, brings 3-D imaging to the project and is a co-developer of Healthline BodyMaps, which served as a source of inspiration to the Bing Health & Fitness app development team.
“We are thrilled with how the Bing team embedded our technology, data, and original health content into the app in such a visually stunning and engaging way,” said Murray Brozinsky, Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Business Development at Healthline. “The new Bing Health & Fitness app is a wonderful example of how developers of innovative health applications and solutions are utilizing the Healthline platform.”
In addition to technology and content for the Bing Health & Fitness app in English, Healthline is also providing content from its HealthReference Library in 13 different languages to meet the needs of Windows 8.1 customers around the world.
"We are very pleased to be using Healthline’s platform as part of Bing’s Health & Fitness app," said Khushboo Taneja, principal group program manager, App Media and Publishing Group at Microsoft. "Bing's Health & Fitness app for Windows 8.1 offers a broad array of health and wellness content to its customers, from a visual symptom checker to anatomy exploration via 3-D body maps to engaging articles, videos and trackers. Healthline is a respected provider of both health technology and content, and their platform has helped us build a world-class app for Windows 8.1 customers around the globe."
The Bing Health & Fitness app for Windows 8.1 is the one-stop spot for people interested in living a healthier life, combining more than 1,000 exercise and workout videos, a nutritional and medical reference, and trackers for diet, exercise and health to help individuals meet their wellness goals.
“Healthline is honored to have been selected to support the development of the Bing Health & Fitness app for Windows 8.1,” said Healthline CEO Dean Stephens. “Because it’s both interactive and informative, the Health & Fitness app delivers a really useful and engaging experience.”
The Bing Health & Fitness app includes the following features:
More information on Windows 8.1 is available at http://windows.microsoft.com.