Digital Show & TellThursday, June 07, 2012
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Digital Show and TellJune 7, 2012 | 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM | Part of BookExpo America 2012
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HOW IT WORKED: Over the course of three hours, seventeen demonstrators elevator pitched their innovative digital projects to small groups of participants for 5 minutes, strictly timed. Once time was up, the participants rotated to a new demonstrator.
When all was said and done, participants had "dated" seventeen exciting new digital projects and voted for their favorites!
For a complete recap of the event, please visit BetaBeat.
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AND THE WINNERS ARE...
ROUND ONE WINNER:
Presented by Adrien Basdevant, Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Gutenberg Technology has developed an end-to-end streamlined publishing process that enables publishers to publish their content simultaneously on multiple-platform: paper, web, tablets, smartphones. It's a seductive innovation, perfectly fit for speed-dating.
ROUND TWO WINNER AND "BEST IN SHOW":
Presented by Kristen McLean, Founder & CEO, Bookigee
WriterCube, a cloud-based "Do-It-Yourself Analytics and Marketing" application for authors, allows authors to map real-time US sales data against their social-media following to identify new markets for their work, and then teaches them to directly market.
MEET THE DEMOS
Bats! Furry Fliers of the Night
Presented by Ellen Jacob, President/Creative, Jacob Packaged Goods LLC/bookerella
Bats! Furry Fliers of the Night, a kid's book-app, is a new approach to nonfiction based on a 3D gaming platform. The unique approach of Bats! has already won high praise from Kirkus, CNET, School Library Journal and the Memphis Zoo!
Presented by Chintu Parikh, Founder and CEO
Being Global is a multi-award winning app co-produced with book publisher Little Pickel Press. Being Global has won a 2012 Appy Award besting Disney's It's A Small World! app as well as PubWest Design Gold Award.
Presented by Jason Illian, CEO/Founder
Bookshout! connects people around books. It is an innovative social and group reading platform that helps individuals engage, discover, and share books in exciting new ways. It currently works on iPhone, iPad, and the web, with Android in development.
Brain Dip Magazine
Presented by Matthias Frasch, Owner
Brain Dip Magazine is an educational magazine-style textbook for the iPad, accessing an online, multi-disciplinary, multi-level study guide. The concept offers a new viewpoint to educational material.
Presented by Craig Miller, CEO
EVN/VisualML is a platform of tools revolving around a central XML repository and visual workflow, with an excellent user interface to make them accessible and instantly usable by authors, editors, production, and others. Tools include: manuscript acquisition and curation; editor and peer review with full revision-tracking; final production review; image and video cleanup; rights verification; automated, templated print-PDF creation with Sculpting (TM); automated, templated EPUB creation with Sculpting; and flow to a subscription/content-selling website.
Presented by Rafiq Ahmed, Founder/CEO
Demibooks Composer is the first code-free, affordable way for publishers and independent storytellers to create interactive books for the iPad, right on the device itself. Storytime is a curated, multi-publisher marketplace for Composer-based books.
Free Press Promotional Fiction Sampler
Presented by Claire Kelley, Marketing Manager
Free Press, a division of Simon & Schuster, has created a free interactive app with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite and an accompanying e-book version to promote five novels being published this summer. The interactive app is available in the iTunes store: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/summer-fiction/id524077966?mt=8.
Presented by Ilan Klein, Founder
Lelivro.com is an e-book marketplace. It enables authors to offer, promote, and sell their books directly to their readers. Authors are paid instantly when they sell a book. Readers can find new books and develop a personal relationship with authors.
Presented by Ricky Wong, Founder
Mobnotate.com helps authors and publishers generate up-sell/cross-sell opportunities within their e-books and long-form content. Mobnotate does that by creating links from within the pages or paragraphs of the book to other content (other e-books, videos, cases, etc.). Readers can see related content that is hyper-targeted based on the section that they're reading and have the ability to click over to learn more.
Music Word Media
Presented by Ardal Powell, CEO
Travis Alber, Founder
ReadSocial delivers a layer of social features and commentary that sits on top of web pages and iPad apps. Heck, it even shares between them.
Presented by Ron Tomich, Co-Founder and Creative Director
Slicebooks lets publishers slice e-books into ready-to-publish chapters, sections and singles, and remix those slices into new custom e-books. Publishers expand digital catalogs while customers like professors, travellers, and others enjoy freedom of choice.
Presented by Julie Brannon, Chief Marketing Officer
Steampunk Holmes is a series of transmedia stories based on Sherlock Holmes and set in a steampunk universe. The project is being produced as print, audiobooks, ebooks, interactive mobile apps, and a web app. The apps will include the complete story with light animation, pop-up diagrams, maps, a music soundtrack, and a full catalogue of real world steampunk items. A custom street legal motorcycle from the Steampunk Holmes story will be available as part of the catalogue merchandise. Steampunk Holmes is published by Noble Beast, Inc.
Presented by Ruth Ku, Founder
Vleeo is an e-book subscription website. In other words, the "Netflix" of e-books. It also contains a unique discovery tool. In addition to publishers, self-published authors can participate directly and easily. It is deeply integrated with social media platforms.
Presented by Bill Van Orsdel, Chief Marketing Officer
WaveCloud.com is a new Reader-Author community built to help authors increase exposure and readers to discover new books. WaveCloud.com launched the beta version of its new site at BEA, and hoped to excite readers, authors and publishers about it. To download WaveCloud's Digital Show & Tell presentation, click here.
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Jacob K. Javits Center
11th Avenue (btw 34th and 39th Streets)
E Hallway - Room 1E12
New York City
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