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Understand.com® Delivers Enhanced Content Player to Increase Content Delivery Speed and Improve User Experience

New improvements include significantly faster load times, enhanced mobile experience, and increased options for social media sharing.

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RENO, Nev. November 19, 2018 — Global medical education company Understand.com is proud to announce the release of a new content player for its animation libraries. Built from the ground up, this new player provides faster load times and significantly improves the mobile experience for viewers.

“Our animations are viewed over 500,000 times each month by patients from around the world. 60% of these users are accessing our content from mobile devices and our technology and design team has perfected that mobile experience with this new player,” said Andreas Simanowski, Vice President of Technology for Understand.com.

The new player is made available automatically to existing Understand.com customers, and includes a variety of performance enhancements and improvements, further establishing Understand.com’s content delivery experience as best-in-class.

Player improvements include:

  • 250% increase in content delivery and load speed
  • Enhanced responsiveness across a range of mobile devices
  • Better user experience and easier accessibility to all animations
  • Simplified social media sharing, integration, and customization
  • Animations can now be “Liked” and total number of views displayed

About Understand.com

Understand.com is a global medical education company focused on simplifying complex medical concepts for healthcare professionals and their patients. Understand.com has a suite of engaging healthcare education solutions including animation libraries, interactive apps, and infographics. To date, Understand.com has educated more than 10 million patients worldwide and was selected by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in the United States. To learn more visit understand.com.

Technical Update from Understand.com®

At Understand.com we are continually making strides to update our content and the technology behind it. Recently we made major improvements to our player in order to reduce animation load times across the globe. We accomplished this by moving our content closer to you.

 

Located in 59 cities across 26 countries around the globe, our content is closer to your viewers, resulting in much faster load times. Also, your viewers receive a consistent experience and are able to seamlessly withstand boosts in traffic and malicious attacks due to the reliability and security built into the network.

As a global company, our goal is to provide you with the best possible content and technology together, no matter where you are in the world!