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June 12, 2020

(Capira Technologies) Capira Technologies, a custom mobile app provider for public and academic libraries worldwide, continues to expand its growing list of library clients and facilitate library reopenings with its curbside reservation web platform. Since launching on June 1st, 2020 the platform has added over 200 individual library customers, with over 10,000 reservations created in its first two weeks of operation. Patrons are eager to begin retrieving materials after Covid-19 related closures, with one library customer having received over 400 reservations within 24 hours of announcing the system to their patrons.

April 3, 2020

(Capira Technologies) Capira Technologies, LLC., a custom mobile app provider for public and academic libraries worldwide, continues to expand its growing list of library clients with a new partnership with Ocean State Libraries. The library system—which is comprised of 49 member libraries who serve over 1 million residents —has signed on to begin the development of a custom mobile app to better engage library patrons in the state.

October 16, 2019

(Capira Technologies) Capira Technologies continues to expand its growing list of library clients with a new partnership with the Los Angeles Public Library. The Library system—which represents the largest population in the nation - more than 4 million people —has signed on to begin the development of a custom mobile library app to better engage LAPL's patrons.

July 23, 2019

(Capira Technologies) Capira Technologies, a custom mobile app provider for public and academic libraries worldwide, continues to expand its growing list of library clients with a new partnership with the New York Public Library. The Library system—which represents the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island in New York City—has signed on to begin the development of a custom mobile library app for NYPL patrons.

July 22, 2019

(Capira Technologies) Reading Public Library has chosen Capira Technologies to develop a custom mobile library app for its patrons which has recently launched. Features include account management tools in the form of account status notifications, multiple (family) digital library cards, robust catalog search tools, connections to event calendars, e-materials, digital resources and social media. Like all Capira deployments the completely custom design was driven by the library to reflect their presence in the community. Reading Public Library will now also be able to reach out to their patron base through push notifications to inform them of events, programs, classes and schedule/location changes.

January 22, 2015

(Capira Technologies) Capira Technologies announced an exclusive collaboration with Evanced (a Demco Company), a provider of innovative software solutions for libraries, to develop an API that will allow seamless integration between the companies’ CapiraMobile and SignUp flagship products.

November 14, 2014

(Capira Technologies) Capira Technologies a software and mobile app technology developer for libraries, announced integration abilities with indoor location tool iBeacon and their customized mobile apps for libraries. iBeacon Integration allows libraries with CapiraMobile Apps to interact with their patrons using indoor micro location services over Bluetooth. iBeacons are currently used in many retail locations to interact with customers, but are now being brought to libraries.

June 23, 2014

(Capira Technologies) Capira Technologies, a software and mobile app technology developer for libraries, announced a service integration option with StackMap, a bookshelf visualization platform for library catalogs.

May 7, 2013

(Capira Technologies) Capira Technologies, an emerging leader in the design and development of customized mobile applications, announces the launch of its signature app service exclusively for libraries. Newly founded by managing partners with more than 30 years of dedicated library service, Capira Technologies is dedicated to helping libraries across the country digitize their services for both their patrons and staff. By providing a customizable platform and integrating sleek design with high functionality, Capira Technologies will offer libraries the flexibility to tailor their app to fit their specific needs.

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