LONDON, December 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the successful launch of its iPhone app (http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/regus/id387924487) in September, Regus, the world's leader in workplace solutions, is helping more business professionals work flexibly by releasing a free, multiple-language iPhone app.
French (http://itunes.apple.com/fr/app/regus/id387924487), Italian (http://itunes.apple.com/it/app/regus/id387924487), German ( http://itunes.apple.com/de/app/regus/id387924487), Dutch ( http://itunes.apple.com/nl/app/regus/id387924487), Spanish ( http://itunes.apple.com/mx/app/regus/id387924487), Portuguese ( http://itunes.apple.com/br/app/regus/id387924487), Japanese ( http://itunes.apple.com/jp/app/regus/id387924487) and Simplified Chinese (http://itunes.apple.com/cn/app/regus/id387924487)have been added to the English (http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/regus/id387924487) version, which has been downloaded thousands of times around the globe.
"By breaking the language barrier to business, we are giving an increasingly mobile international workforce the support they need to work on-the-go," said Mark Dixon, CEO of Regus. "The Regus iPhone app provides the multi-language support business users need to find a suitable business centre where they can work flexibly and productively whenever or wherever they want."
When users download the free Regus iPhone app from Apple's iTunes (http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/regus/id387924487) , the program's user interface (UI) is displayed in their device's default language.
Designed and built by Wavana Interactive (http://www.wavana.com/), the application enables professionals to search Regus' global network to locate centres to suit their business needs.
Search - Users can easily locate their nearest Regus centre on the go using GPS (including filtering by facilities), locate it on a map and get turn by turn directions. The app also includes an innovative Augmented Reality feature which overlays locations and distances of Regus offices over a real-time view from the camera.
View - Full description of each centre, its facilities and photos are provided.
Enquire - A range of enquiry options include one tap calling, requesting a call back or scheduling a centre viewing
Book - With a few simple taps users can make a booking for a meeting room or day office through the app
Share - Share details of office locations with meeting attendees and colleagues
Watch - YouTube videos introducing Regus and its products
"Adding languages to the app enables easier access to our network of over 1100 locations in 85 countries," said Mr Dixon.
Regus will continue to innovate and will roll out apps to other smartphone platforms, including RIM's BlackBerry, during 2011.