State Farm Announces MoveTools iPad App to Help People When Moving
Bloomington, Ill., (January 19, 2011)
Moving can be stressful but with State Farms new application for the Apple iPad, anyone can get help with their next move. Called MoveTools, this application is a relocation planning and household inventory assistant. It is a free application to download and is designed specifically for the Apple iPad.
MoveTools gives people a fresh approach to planning a move; all the resources needed in one place. With MoveTools, users can customize a weekly moving checklist to help plan their move and then create an inventory of their possessions. Users can then create and print smart labels with digital QR Codes, which can be read by smartphones with barcode reading applications. A quick scan of the label on a box will display a list of what?s packed inside.
MoveTools blends innovation with utility in something thats useful to people during one of the biggest moments in their lives, said Patty Gaumond, director of Enterprise Internet Solutions at State Farm®. Leveraging new technology is just one of the ways were being there for our customers.
This is the first application from an insurer designed to assist people with relocation another first from State Farm. In August 2010, State Farm released the insurance industrys first Android widget, called On the Move, aimed at combating the issue of distracted driving.
For details and to download MoveTools, visit www.statefarm.com/moving or visit www.statefarm.com/mobile to see other mobile offerings from State Farm.
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About State Farm®
State Farm and its affiliates are the largest provider of car insurance in the U.S. and is a leading insurer in Canada. In addition to providing auto insurance quotes, their 17,800 agents and more than 65,000 employees serve 81 million policies and accounts more than 79 million auto, home, life and health policies in the United States and Canada, and nearly 2 million bank accounts. Commercial auto insurance, along with coverage for renters, business owners, boats and motorcycles, is also available. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company is the parent of the State Farm family of companies. State Farm is ranked No. 43 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies. For more information, please visit http://www.statefarm.com or in Canada http://www.statefarm.ca.