BOSTON, March 14, 2017 – Publishers now have a simple tool to create and distribute interactive content, thanks to a new collaboration between Gutenberg Technology Inc., an industry-leading, cloud-based tools creator for educational content, and VitalSource Technologies LLC, an Ingram Content Group company and leading educational technology provider.
With the new integrated technology, publishers have a solution to develop EPUB 3 content in Gutenberg's MyEContentFactory 7.0 and publish directly into the VitalSource Bookshelf platform for distribution.
"There is a critical need for content creation tools for reuse and publication to all channels for publishers," said Gjergj Demiraj, Deputy CEO of Gutenberg Technology. "Our collaboration with VitalSource will empower publishers to use our authoring tool to place content into Bookshelf for use by higher-education institutions."
The technology solution will be available June 1 and will enable publishers to affordably deliver customized content for students with an efficient workflow. VitalSource and Gutenberg Technology are currently recruiting launch partners for the initial release.
"At VitalSource, our goal is to enhance the learning experience by providing the tools and technology that enable the creation and delivery of content," said Pep Carrera, COO of VitalSource. "Gutenberg brings an impressive set of tools to add content to VitalSource's global channels and capabilities, furthering our customers' ability to create content and deliver it across the world."
About Gutenberg Technology
Founded in 2010, Gutenberg Technology offers publishers a cutting-edge SaaS platform that's revolutionizing the learning experience. We produce unique educational and corporate e-learning services for tablet, smartphone, and the web. Content is split into Learning Objects, then tagged and reused across all delivery platforms. Gutenberg Technology collaborates with organizations as diverse as the French Ministry of Education, Cambridge University Press, Pearson, Cengage Learning, and Roche. Learn more at: www.gutenberg-technology.com
VitalSource Technologies LLC, part of Ingram Content Group, is improving the learning experience by making it easier to create and deliver effective and affordable content. The preferred choice among educational institutions and companies for digital learning materials, VitalSource helps over 1,000 educational content providers create and deliver seamless interactive learning experiences through its exclusive Bookshelf platform to millions of learners at more than 7,000 institutions. Bookshelf users opened more than 20 million digital textbooks last year and read more than 2.4 billion pages. Follow VitalSource on Twitter at @VitalSource.