Two New England-Based Startups Partner to Bring History to Life
Online PR News – 04-February-2015 – Portland, Maine – PORTLAND, MAINE - February 3, 2015 - Klixel8, a developer of patented interactive image software, today announces a partnership with HistoryIT.
HistoryIT is a full service consultancy and software developer that enables museums, universities, historical societies and other organizations to make their collections more sharable, searchable and sellable. Under the partnership, HistoryIT will use Klixel8 technology to create interactive hot spots on digital images for its clients.
"We are very excited to be working with HistoryIT to add value to the services and solutions they provide to their wide range of clients. Adding interactivity to digital collections makes historic images significantly more engaging while at the same time offering novel opportunities to generate revenue through commercial links," said Steve Jordan, co-founder and CEO of Klixel8.
HistoryIT CEO, Dr. Kristen Gwinn-Becker, echoed Jordan’s excitement about the partnership, saying, “HistoryIT’s services and our ArchivesTree™ software make digital historical collections more searchable and meaningful than ever before. By integrating Klixel8 into some of our solutions, we are further expanding the ways in which our clients’ historical materials may be searched and curated. This provides an added level of interactivity to our customers’ digital presentations.”
Klixel8 empowers brands, retailers, agencies and others to extend the value of images across a variety of media and devices. Our patented software lets you create interactive hot spots in high definition images, allowing you to display multiple products in a more evocative real-world environment. Klixel8 is based in Portland, Maine. Visit us at www.klixel8.com. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+.
HistoryIT, Inc. is a privately held company headquartered in Portland, Maine with offices in Chicago, Washington DC, and Indianapolis. Owned and managed by professional historians, archivists, and technologists, HistoryIT brings industry-leading expertise to preserve, make accessible, and monetize historical collections of all sizes. Working with cultural institutions, businesses, universities, community organizations and others, HistoryIT bridges traditional history and cutting-edge technology to create appealing, effective digital spaces for archival resources. www.historyit.com www.archivestree.com