Zinio Announces ZINIO FUSION(TM) suite — Interactive Mobile Authoring Tools for Publishers Worldwide
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Zinio, the world’s largest and most popular digital newsstand, today announced the launch of ZINIO FUSION(TM), a new tool suite poised to create an influx of interactive content creation among publishers and advertisers. ZINIO FUSION suite provides options to content creators for enhancing design and interaction of any digital issue delivered across a variety of devices and platforms.
ZINIO FUSION suite offers publishers and their advertisers three different approaches and products for enhancing design and interaction of any digital publication:
- FUSION Web: Introduces an online do-it-yourself web tool that enables embedding of rich media, including audio and video, across any Zinio platform.
- FUSION Design: Offers a simple build-out for interactive and multi-layered pages, leveraging an Adobe InDesign software plug-in tool.
- FUSION Link: Completes the offering by enabling seamless integration and content transcoding for external third-party authoring tools such as Woodwing’s Digital Publishing Solution.
“The digital publishing industry is constantly evolving. Zinio prides itself on staying a few steps ahead of the market and designing innovative ways to create strong connections between a publisher’s content and their community,” said Zinio President & CEO Rich Maggiotto. “At the end of the day, success is contingent on providing the best and most convenient experience. ZINIO FUSION suite enables publishers of all sizes to continue to engage their readers.”
The ZINIO FUSION suite has been in beta with a select group of publishers and advertisers including Robb Report, Oakley, Golf Monthly, Yachting and Car and Driver, to name a few. For a video example of ZINIO FUSION created products in action, visit http://youtu.be/8ZmMkCov1uE. When you download the free Zinio app in the iTunes Store, two free FUSION powered issues from Robb Report and One Icon will be available in the Zinio library for free upon registration.
Zinio is where the world reads, explores and interacts with the largest selection of magazines on today’s most popular devices. News can break anywhere, but stories live on Zinio. No other platform provides global access to thousands of magazine titles covering every genre, industry, niche and hobby. Zinio users download millions of magazine issues a month — in 33 languages and 20 currencies — from almost every major global publisher. The company is the leader in digital and mobile content consumption, connection, and distribution. Readers can easily search stories and topics that they are passionate about, share with friends, save and organize their favorite content, shop for products and access all of their favorite magazines from all of their favorite devices. Founded in 2001 and privately held, Zinio is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York, London, Paris, Barcelona and Taipei. For more information, please visit www.zinio.com, or follow us on Twitter at @Zinio.