PRESS RELEASE: Mediaclip and FlashFoto, Inc. announce partnership to deliver FlashFoto Smart Design features in Mediaclip’s Product Creator Suite, inaugurating a new plug-in API.
Oakland, Calif. & Montreal, PQ, Canada April 28, 2010 – Mediaclip, a digital imaging solutions company and FlashFoto, Inc. an image and visual technology company, today announced that they have entered into an agreement to integrate the power of FlashFoto’s Smart Design technology into Mediaclip’s Product Creator Suite, enabling automated intelligent image cropping and placement..
FlashFoto’s Smart Design is the ultimate software library for placing images of people into complex frame shapes and for determining the optimal cropping location for printing images at different aspect ratios. Mediaclip will integrate FlashFoto’s Smart Design technology directly into Product Creator Suite, enabling the automated positioning of images during the building process for photo books, greeting cards and other photo gift products.
“We are thrilled to be partnering with a technology company like FlashFoto” said Marion Duchesne, CEO and Founder of Mediaclip. “By bringing innovative technology to our existing software, they are the perfect company to be our first API partner. Our partnership will bring a new era in the ease of use and will open a wide range of new cool products.”
“Mediaclip has built up a broad and loyal customer base with diverse needs.” said Larry Hootnick, CEO of FlashFoto. “Smart Design will help them deliver the premiere solution their customers expect in a way that is even easier to use while speeding up the creation process.”
Mediaclip’s Product Creator Suite will be offered with a special plug in to integrate FlashFoto’s Smart Design technology. The release will be available in summer, 2010.
Mediaclip Inc. is headquartered in Montreal, Canada. Mediaclip develops digital imaging solutions for the creation of personalized products, aimed at providing a delightful user experience. Its leadership and expertise focus on leveraging Digital Convergence with innovative solutions to allow its partners to exceed their customers’ expectations.
FlashFoto Inc., formed in 2007, develops imaging and visual technology that can detect people in images, separate the subject from the background and enable the creating of new photo products in real-time. These patent-pending technologies are available in software library form for integration into customer applications.
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(First posted on Thursday, April 29, 2010 at 15:39 EDT)