tour•bot incorporates Bump® Technology to Automate Golf Tournament Scorekeeping

your•bot adds Bump® technology to the newest version of tour•bot for the wireless exchange of tournament scoring information between Apple® iOS® device to the first self-contained Apple® iOS® App that provides complete golf tournament scoring capabilities for ad hoc competitions.

Chicago, IL, December 08, 2010 (PressReleasePoint) -- Bump® is the quick and easy way to connect two iOS devices, simply bump them together. With Bump® technology built into tour•bot, you can now exchange tournament information and scoring with just a bump!

Now the future of Tournament Scoring has changed! No more drudgery for the tournament scorekeeper. No longer will tournament participants go home without a clear understanding of all participants performance in the tournament. tour•bot by your•bot automates scoring for the tournament scorekeeper!

Bump® technology allows for any number of Apple iOS-equipped foursomes to come straight off the golf course, fist-bump with the tournament scorekeeper and immediately upload their results into the scorekeeper's iOS device. At the same time, all results posted up to that point to the scorekeeper are downloaded to the participants iOS device. Scoring tournaments will become a minor part of a great day of golfing!

Everything associated with the selected tournament will sync between the two iOS devices: players, courses, ratings, teams, scores, and events. The exchange will finish in seconds leaving an exact copy of the selected tour and all of it's components residing on each iDevice after bumping, with tour•bot creating any new items as required on the each receiving iDevice.

After the last foursome's results have been bumped to the scorekeeper, everything is done! You are ready to email results, print using Apple's AirPrint® technology to any AirPrint-compatible wireless printer (requires iOS 4.2.1 and later) or review the results right on the screen. A quick second-pass with the participants will download the completed tournament scoring results back to each participant's iDevice.

There are no limits to the size of your tournaments with the combination of Bump® technology and tour•bot tournament scoring and reporting!

Bump® technology is licensed from and remains the sole property of Bump Technologies Inc. There is no affiliation between your•bot implied (your•bot is the maker of tour•bot). Version 1.2.0, which incorporates this exciting technology, is expected to be released to the iTunes® Store within the next two weeks.

your•bot™ is the first full-featured golf tournament scoring app designed to be completely self-sufficient on your favorite iOS® Apple® device. No Internet service required to score any type of tournament! tour•bot™ does not require web-site registration or the cellular data network to provide an unequaled array of scoring and reporting capabilities. AirPrint® wireless printing and Bump® tournament sharing both require wireless connectivity to operate.

tour•bot™ offers numerous options in scoring events and includes the most asked for golf games for scoring.
When performing detailed scoring, golfers can score and report on:
• Stoke Play;
• Skins games (either a Tournament style with roll-over or a hole-by-hole scoring);
• 2-Player best-ball game with either event-level team or tournament-level team pairings.
• 4-Player 2-best-balls game, also with either event-level team or tournament-level team pairings.
• Stableford results at tour, event and player detailed reporting levels and now with 2 & 4 Player teams.
• Match Play scoring results at the event level scored either as a head-to-head or with 2 & 4 Player teams.

All of the above games may be scored and reported at the same time on the same tournament. No other golf tournament scoring software for iPhone can do this.

When doing round-summary scoring, golfers can score adjusted gross stokes and up to three separate games (such as Binga, Banga, Bonga, or any three scores they wish to keep) for all players on the tournament.

tour•bot™ is the first app to create, schedule, facilitate pairings, record scores and produce tournament reports and player statistics for ad hoc or recreational golf tournaments. In addition, with the highly detailed scoring option enabled, golfers can keep track of their personal golf scores to analyze and improve their performance while also computing a recreational handicap index after scoring five rounds. All on their Apple® iOS® device. No other App on the iTunes® store offers so much power in a single App, with No monthly fees!

Features of the tour•bot™ application include:
-- Advanced data entry techniques for fast, accurate scoring, requiring the bare minimum time to complete;
-- Multi-view capability dramatically reduces number of touches to view data for tours and individual scores;
-- Scoring can be total round or hole-by-hole detail with two level of detail scoring to select from;
-- Produces customizable reports and tour/event/pairing notices for each tournament participants;
-- Allows the emailing or review of reports directly on the Apple® iOS® device;
-- Attaches a gZip'ed file to the email with all reports to allow the easy import into any spreadsheet program
-- Use the Address database on the Apple® iOS® device for email information;
-- Using either the built-in camera or photos in the Photo library, add a photo snapshot of the tour participants;
-- Scoring capability for two skins games, 2-player best-ball and 4-player 2-best-ball;
-- Includes the popular Stableford and Match Play scoring, either head-to-head or 2 & 4 Player teams;
-- Complete help system built-in;
-- Reserves mobile device battery life while on the course, by not requiring GPS based services, Cellular Data Network, etc.;
-- Unlimited capability for courses, players, tournaments or events (subject to device capacity);
-- With iOS® version 4.2.1 on your Apple iOS device, tour•bot now has AirPrint as one of the output options.

Full use of all program features requires using detailed scoring option and the entry of all course-related information, including: course rating, slope, PAR by hole, and handicap ranking by hole).

You can "get the fun done!" with tour•bot™ for $4.99 from the App Store® on iPhone® or iPad®.
tour•bot™and your•bot™ associated trademarks and logos are trademarks of James Prete.

About your•bot:
your•bot is a newly formed group focused on developing and delivering advanced and easy-to-use software for amateur competitions that span multiple events and locations. Principal developer, James Prete, has been developing software solutions for a broad variety of markets for over thirty years. tour•bot is the first in a series of apps that will focus on providing solutions that work the best for the competition at hand.
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