Welcome!

Wearables Authors: Scott Allen, AppDynamics Blog, Anders Påls, Ferhat Hatay, Talend Inc.

News Feed Item

iPoe Collection, by Play Creatividad, receives the Publishing Innovation Award in New York for the Best App Book

BARCELONA, SPAIN -- (Marketwire) -- 01/16/13 --

Editors Note: There is a video associated with this press release.

Play Creatividad team, a small studio from Barcelona, has been honored with the Publishing Innovation Award for the best App in Fiction Category for "iPoe Collection: The Interactive and Illustrated Edgar Allan Poe Collection", for iPad and iPhone that gathers some stories from the master of horror, Edgar Allan Poe, enhancing it with illustrations, animations, interaction and original soundtrack.

iPoe Collection has been developed within Play Creatividad team, from the first sketches to animation and music. An awesome work that will allow young and adults enjoy the legendary horror as never have done before. iPoe Collection offers a unique experience to discover the capacities of your iPhone or iPad, where horror and technology makes up the perfect award-winning team.

"It's an honor to receive an award such as the Publishing Innovation, it reinforces the dedication, emotion and implication of the hole team to create an outstanding work and enjoy it more every day" have said Efren Garcia, CEO of Play Creatividad.

After the launch in December of the second volume of the App (iPoe Vol. 2, Available on the App Store), they are considering adapting it to the Android system and have also created an official iPoe Collection merchandising store in Zazzle.

Information about 'Play Creatividad' and the brand 'Play Attitude':

Play Attitude, Play Creatividad's publishing imprint, was created in 2009 and is specialized in creating and producing illustrated books in different formats: conventional, e-books and book apps. Play Attitude has a range of wonderful illustrated books in Spanish and have made agreements with other local Publishers to coproduce their books in countries such as Italy or Korea.

Their first book app, iPoe Collection, reached top #1 Books in the AppStores of Spain, Mexico, France and other 11 countries. On December 2012 the second volume of the app 'iPoe2' and 'Forgotten Colors', inspired in their first self released publication, were launched. Forgotten Colors is a compendium of optimistic stories that makes the reader reflect and smile.

More information: www.playattitude.com

Information about 'Publishing Innovation Awards':

'Publishing Innovation Awards' from Digital Book World, that cele- brates its 3rd edition this year, rewards the most innovative e-books, enhanced books and book apps in 14 categories assessing quality, but also design and interactivity. The mission of the contest is high- lighting authors and editors to inspire new ways of understanding the reading experience in the digital era.

More information: www.publishinginnovationawards.com

Promotional videos:

iPoe 1: www.youtube.com/watch?v=uicxjgYYOL4

iPoe 2 - The Black Cat: www.youtube.com/watch?v=lskyUgMhBgA

iPoe 2 - Hop-frog: www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhzCuDY5u2g


Feature highlights:                                                         
(i) Includes four stories: The Oval Portrait, The Tell-Tale Heart, Annabel  
Lee and The Masque of the Red Death.                                        
(i) Terrific illustrations by David Garcia Fores                            
(i) Interactive elements that bring the stories to life                     
(i) Original Soundtrack by Teo Grimalt                                      
(i) Text in three languages: English, Spanish and French                    
(i) A collection of the illustrator's sketches                              
                                                                            
Language Support:                                                           
(i) American English, French, Spanish                                       
                                                                            
Device Requirements:                                                        
(i) iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch                                             
(i) Requires iOS 4.3 or later                                               
(i) Universal app optimized for display on all iOS devices                  
(i) 242 MB                                                                  

Pricing and Availability:

iPoe - The Interactive and Illustrated Edgar Allan Poe Collection 2.5 is only $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Entertainment category.

iPoe Collection Website

Download graphic material of 'iPoe Collection'

Play Creatividad

Official Press Release

Buy iPoe Collection Volume 1

Buy iPoe Collection Volume 2

Official Press Release (with images and logos) link here!

To view the video associated with this press release, please visit the following link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=uicxjgYYOL4.

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

@ThingsExpo Stories
Fortunately, meaningful and tangible business cases for IoT are plentiful in a broad array of industries and vertical markets. These range from simple warranty cost reduction for capital intensive assets, to minimizing downtime for vital business tools, to creating feedback loops improving product design, to improving and enhancing enterprise customer experiences. All of these business cases, which will be briefly explored in this session, hinge on cost effectively extracting relevant data from ...
Companies can harness IoT and predictive analytics to sustain business continuity; predict and manage site performance during emergencies; minimize expensive reactive maintenance; and forecast equipment and maintenance budgets and expenditures. Providing cost-effective, uninterrupted service is challenging, particularly for organizations with geographically dispersed operations.
As enterprises work to take advantage of Big Data technologies, they frequently become distracted by product-level decisions. In most new Big Data builds this approach is completely counter-productive: it presupposes tools that may not be a fit for development teams, forces IT to take on the burden of evaluating and maintaining unfamiliar technology, and represents a major up-front expense. In his session at @BigDataExpo at @ThingsExpo, Andrew Warfield, CTO and Co-Founder of Coho Data, will dis...
The Quantified Economy represents the total global addressable market (TAM) for IoT that, according to a recent IDC report, will grow to an unprecedented $1.3 trillion by 2019. With this the third wave of the Internet-global proliferation of connected devices, appliances and sensors is poised to take off in 2016. In his session at @ThingsExpo, David McLauchlan, CEO and co-founder of Buddy Platform, will discuss how the ability to access and analyze the massive volume of streaming data from mil...
WebSocket is effectively a persistent and fat pipe that is compatible with a standard web infrastructure; a "TCP for the Web." If you think of WebSocket in this light, there are other more hugely interesting applications of WebSocket than just simply sending data to a browser. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Frank Greco, Director of Technology for Kaazing Corporation, will compare other modern web connectivity methods such as HTTP/2, HTTP Streaming, Server-Sent Events and new W3C event APIs ...
Join us at Cloud Expo | @ThingsExpo 2016 – June 7-9 at the Javits Center in New York City and November 1-3 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA – and deliver your unique message in a way that is striking and unforgettable by taking advantage of SYS-CON's unmatched high-impact, result-driven event / media packages.
SYS-CON Events announced today that FalconStor Software® Inc., a 15-year innovator of software-defined storage solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. FalconStor Software®, Inc. (NASDAQ: FALC) is a leading software-defined storage company offering a converged, hardware-agnostic, software-defined storage and data services platform. Its flagship solution FreeStor®, utilizes a horizonta...
Silver Spring Networks, Inc. (NYSE: SSNI) extended its Internet of Things technology platform with performance enhancements to Gen5 – its fifth generation critical infrastructure networking platform. Already delivering nearly 23 million devices on five continents as one of the leading networking providers in the market, Silver Spring announced it is doubling the maximum speed of its Gen5 network to up to 2.4 Mbps, increasing computational performance by 10x, supporting simultaneous mesh communic...
The cloud promises new levels of agility and cost-savings for Big Data, data warehousing and analytics. But it’s challenging to understand all the options – from IaaS and PaaS to newer services like HaaS (Hadoop as a Service) and BDaaS (Big Data as a Service). In her session at @BigDataExpo at @ThingsExpo, Hannah Smalltree, a director at Cazena, will provide an educational overview of emerging “as-a-service” options for Big Data in the cloud. This is critical background for IT and data profes...
Eighty percent of a data scientist’s time is spent gathering and cleaning up data, and 80% of all data is unstructured and almost never analyzed. Cognitive computing, in combination with Big Data, is changing the equation by creating data reservoirs and using natural language processing to enable analysis of unstructured data sources. This is impacting every aspect of the analytics profession from how data is mined (and by whom) to how it is delivered. This is not some futuristic vision: it's ha...
With the Apple Watch making its way onto wrists all over the world, it’s only a matter of time before it becomes a staple in the workplace. In fact, Forrester reported that 68 percent of technology and business decision-makers characterize wearables as a top priority for 2015. Recognizing their business value early on, FinancialForce.com was the first to bring ERP to wearables, helping streamline communication across front and back office functions. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Kevin Roberts...
Cognitive Computing is becoming the foundation for a new generation of solutions that have the potential to transform business. Unlike traditional approaches to building solutions, a cognitive computing approach allows the data to help determine the way applications are designed. This contrasts with conventional software development that begins with defining logic based on the current way a business operates. In her session at 18th Cloud Expo, Judith S. Hurwitz, President and CEO of Hurwitz & ...
One of the bewildering things about DevOps is integrating the massive toolchain including the dozens of new tools that seem to crop up every year. Part of DevOps is Continuous Delivery and having a complex toolchain can add additional integration and setup to your developer environment. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 18th Cloud Expo, Miko Matsumura, Chief Marketing Officer of Gradle Inc., will discuss which tools to use in a developer stack, how to provision the toolchain to minimize onboa...
With an estimated 50 billion devices connected to the Internet by 2020, several industries will begin to expand their capabilities for retaining end point data at the edge to better utilize the range of data types and sheer volume of M2M data generated by the Internet of Things. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Don DeLoach, CEO and President of Infobright, will discuss the infrastructures businesses will need to implement to handle this explosion of data by providing specific use cases for filte...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Avere Systems, a leading provider of enterprise storage for the hybrid cloud, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Avere delivers a more modern architectural approach to storage that doesn’t require the overprovisioning of storage capacity to achieve performance, overspending on expensive storage media for inactive data or the overbuilding of data centers ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Pythian, a global IT services company specializing in helping companies adopt disruptive technologies to optimize revenue-generating systems, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2015 at the Javits Center in New York, New York. Founded in 1997, Pythian is a global IT services company that helps companies compete by adopting disruptive technologies such as cloud, Big Data, advanced analytics, and DevO...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Commvault, a global leader in enterprise data protection and information management, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7–9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Commvault is a leading provider of data protection and information management...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Alert Logic, Inc., the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Alert Logic, Inc., provides Security-as-a-Service for on-premises, cloud, and hybrid infrastructures, delivering deep security insight and continuous protection for customers at a lower cost than traditional security solutions. Ful...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Interoute, owner-operator of one of Europe's largest networks and a global cloud services platform, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2015 at the Javits Center in New York, New York. Interoute is the owner-operator of one of Europe's largest networks and a global cloud services platform which encompasses 12 data centers, 14 virtual data centers and 31 colocation centers, with connections to 195 ad...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Men & Mice, the leading global provider of DNS, DHCP and IP address management overlay solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. The Men & Mice Suite overlay solution is already known for its powerful application in heterogeneous operating environments, enabling enterprises to scale without fuss. Building on a solid range of diverse platform support,...