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WoodWing announces publishing support for new HP tablet

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Press release from the issuing company

Zaandam, The Netherlands – WoodWing Software, an innovation leader in the tablet-publishing world, announced today that the company’s software supports publishing on the HP TouchPad tablet, first introduced by HP on February 9 at its “Think Beyond” launch event in San Francisco. The HP TouchPad was also presented at the Mobile World Congress, which took place in Barcelona, Spain, from February 14-17.

During the launch event, digital editions of Time Magazine, PEOPLE Magazine and Sports Illustrated created with WoodWing´s tablet publishing solution were shown on the HP TouchPad tablet. WoodWing developed a native Reader App for HP webOS to enable publishers to also serve their readers using webOS devices.

“I am very impressed with the HP TouchPad – it's nicely built, very user-friendly and it looks simply great,” said Erik Schut, President of WoodWing Software. “But what a technical person like me appreciates the most is that HP webOS supports native HTML5. This is a great basis for now and the future. As it is part of our strategy to support all platforms relevant for our customers, we are pleased to include the webOS platform for publishers at this early stage.”

Multi-Screen functionality ensures efficient multi-platform tablet publishing

WoodWing’s tablet-publishing solution comprises the cross-media publishing system Enterprise – including the content management application Content Station – and the Digital Magazine Tools. The solution ensures a highly efficient tablet-publishing workflow and allows publishers of any size the ability to deliver an outstanding user experience on the various tablet devices due to the use of native Reader Apps. The new Multi-Screen functionality offered by WoodWing´s Tablet Publishing Solution enables publishers to create content for multiple devices almost effortlessly. A short video presentation of this new feature can be found on WoodWing´s YouTube Channel at www.youtube.com/WoodWingSoftware.

Well over a million downloads per month

The number of apps created with WoodWing´s Digital Magazine Tools has grown to well over 175. Furthermore, publishers worldwide have produced more than 2,000 digital issues, with well over a million downloads per month, making the WoodWing Digital Magazine Tools the most popular tablet-publishing solution on the market today.

Each month, about 25 new publications are brought to a tablet device using WoodWing´s solution. A continuously updated list of published apps is available at www.woodwing.com/tablet-gallery, As a result of the large number of tablet publications already created with WoodWing´s Digital Magazine Tools, WoodWing´s Authorized Solution Partners worldwide have become tablet publishing experts.


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