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PRESS RELEASE: How2Share Technologies Signs International Distribution Deal with Zio Corporation
PiXPO image sharing software to be bundled with complete line of Zio media card readers
Victoria, British Columbia - April 5, 2004 How2Share Technologies Inc. announced today the signing of their first international distribution agreement with Zio Corporation, makers of the market leading Dazzle brand of digital media card readers. Under the agreement, Zio will include How2Share's flagship image sharing software, PiXPO™ with their entire line of card readers. Zio expects to begin shipping the PiXPO-enhanced readers in the second quarter of 2004 through its retail distribution network in North America and the United Kingdom.
PiXPO enables users to create private photo albums with one-click, search and browse high resolution images in private or public albums, share photos instantly and chat about them with friends, family and colleagues.
Zio Corporation's digital media readers, which are sold under the Dazzle and CameraMate brands, are used to speed and simplify the transfer of data between digital cameras, digital camcorders, digital music players, mobile phones, PDAs or other portable devices and PCs or Macs.
President and CEO of How2Share, Colin How said, "We are pleased to be working with Zio as they are a world leader in the distribution of card readers. This agreement is an exciting one for us not only because it increases the exposure of our product in the international marketplace but also it further proves both the value of our patented technology as well as the popularity of PiXPO. We look forward to bundling PiXPO with other companies that are leaders in their respective fields."
"PiXPO is an exciting new program that enables the instant sharing of photos over a secure peer to peer network," commented Andrew Warner, Chief Executive Officer of Zio Corporation. "Bundling PiXPO with our readers creates a solution that will help digital camera owners share their pictures faster and easier than ever before."
A 30 day trial of the full version of PiXPO™ can be downloaded for free from www.PiXPO.com. Once the 30 day trial expires, PiXPO can be purchased for $29.99 USD.
How2Share Technologies' flagship image sharing software, PiXPO™ was developed based on H2ST's proprietary peer to peer sharing technology. PiXPO makes the sharing of pictures, photos and graphic files easier, faster and more secure. With PiXPO the user can create private photo albums with one-click, search and browse high resolution images in private or public albums, share photos instantly and chat about them with friends, family and colleagues. PiXPO stands apart from other photo sharing applications as users can browse, preview and download pictures directly from another PiXPO users' computer.
About How2Share Technologies Inc.
Headquartered in Victoria, BC, How2Share Technologies Inc. (H2ST) is a second-generation digital imaging software company that has developed proprietary technology to change the way rich media (audio, video, photo, etc) is transmitted and distributed. How2Share was founded in 2002 by an Executive team with a history of proven success in developing world class digital imaging software solutions for ACD Systems Ltd., the makers of ACDSee. How2Share's flagship image sharing software, PiXPO™ was developed based on the company's secure peer to peer sharing technology. PiXPO makes the sharing of pictures, photos and graphic files easier, faster and more secure.
About Zio Corporation
Zio Corporation is the innovative company behind some of the leading brands of digital media readers and accessories, including Dazzle™ and CameraMate. By providing products with superior technology and innovative design at an affordable price, Zio is helping people make the most of their digital cameras, camcorders, music players, PDAs and mobile phones. Founded in 2003, Zio Corporation is headquartered in San Jose, California. For more information, please visit www.ziocorp.com.
(First posted on Tuesday, April 6, 2004 at 13:13 EDT)