Sterling Publishing Selects Magnify.net to Power Video on New Pixiq.com Photography Site

September 22, 2010

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ — Magnify.net today announced that is has been chosen to power video publishing for the newly launched digital photography site Pixiq.com. Pixiq is poised to be the “go to” site for DSLR enthusiasts and professionals. Whether it is the long-awaited announcement of a hot new camera, the sale of a major photographic company, coverage from the floor of the industry’s biggest trade show, or tips and techniques for getting the most from your equipment, Pixiq will cover the news. Contributors will include respected authorities such as Bob Krist, Jack Reznicki, Steve Sin and Peter Burian, among others, and will be the biggest destination for photography professionals and amateurs alike.

Said Magnify.net CEO Steven Rosenbaum: “We see book publishing being in a time of momentous change. For publishers like Sterling, with a long-standing tradition of high-quality printed books, to extend its brands by building best-of-breed digital offerings is very exciting. We’re proud to have been chosen to power video publishing, aggregation, and curation for Pixiq – and see it as a sign of great things to come.”

According to Joseph Craven, Sterling’s Director of Corporate Development overseeing the Pixiq launch, “Whether or not you’re a photo ‘gearhead,’ there is no doubt that being fluent in the technology underlying digital photography is a huge benefit to your shooting. Here you can see the latest gear reviewed by trusted authorities, search for essential accessories to augment your shooting style, and learn what exactly happens when you press that shutter button. Pixiq experts are some of the most highly respected and technically astute professional digital photographers shooting today.”

Pixiq is a product of Sterling Publishing Co. Inc., whose mission is to publish high-quality non-fiction books that educate, entertain, and enrich the lives of their readers.

Said Sterling’s Craven of the choice of Magnify.net to power Pixiq’s video: “We were looking for a partner who could provide a solid infrastructure for video hosting, storage, delivery, and mobile – and Magnify.net fit the bill. But then, as we knew we wanted pixel perfect pages, and the ability to mix Created, Curated, and Contributed content from multiple sources, Magnify.net stood head and shoulders above the rest. We are excited to be working with the Magnify.net team – and look forward to being able to share video with our visitors in an organic and immersive way.”

About Sterling:

For 60 years, Sterling has been one of the world’s leading publishers of non-fiction books. We strive to publish high-quality books that educate, entertain, and enrich the lives of our readers. We have the reach of a major publisher with the passion and creativity of an independent press. Sterling Publishing Co. Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, Inc.

About Magnify:

Magnify.net platform currently provides video discovery, upload, and encoding to more than 80,000 publishers, ecommerce sites, and communities.

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