September 16, 2011 in Education (E)
[prMac.com] New York, New York - Polymash Inc. today is proud to announce the release of "Wild Dolphins", the iPad App that tells the story behind the movie "Dolphin Tale" (in theaters September 23rd). Interviews, videos, graphics, sounds and interactive elements provide a factual and scientific background to Winter's miraculous rescue and recovery. The tale of Winter's tail is inspiring, filled with hope and possibility, and it is one of many stories of dolphins in the wild.
The content in this App is entertaining, moving and educational. It contains the original video of Winter's rescue, interactive blueprints and a rotating element demonstrating her prosthetic tail. There is a whole educational section about dolphins: where they live in the world, their external anatomy (experienced through a fun interactive element), marine mammal acoustic research and actual sound files of dolphins communicating, including a conversation between a mother and her calf.
A dolphin doctor, rescuer, trainer, acoustic engineer and the prosthetic team all tell their stories in rescuing Winter and share their dreams for their work and ongoing commitment to protecting wild dolphins.
Wild Dolphin features:
* Original video of Winter's rescue and other dolphin rescues
* 20 plus videos about marine mammal life and historical footage
* Interviews with the amazing team who invented, designed and fitted Winter's prosthetic tail fluke
* Interviews with professionals who research, track, rescue, save and medically treat dolphins
* Sound files of dolphin whistles, clicks, buzzes and chirps
* A rare conversation between a mother and her calf
* Interactive graphics and blueprints of dolphin anatomy
* Interactive maps, facts and figures about dolphins around the world
* Advice on how we can eliminate threats to dolphins to help them thrive
* Interactive 40-year time line of the accomplishments of Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute
The section entitled "Dolphins in the Wild" provides up-to-date stories of other entanglements and rescues, and how such entanglements can be prevented. Each article, backed up by science and real lived experiences, is enhanced by beautiful photography, graphics and video. All content is highly informative and provides exciting discoveries about the habits and social life of dolphins.
Steve McCulloch, Founder of the Marine Mammal Program at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, has been part of Winter's story from the very beginning. He reminds us, "None of us will ever forget our first dolphin encounter, whether it was in the open ocean, at a marine park or observed during a stranding event. These charismatic marine mammals, with their captivating smiles, vast intelligence and inquisitive eyes hold a special fascination for all humankind."
The Wild Dolphin's App is produced by the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Foundation, Inc., part of Florida Atlantic University. Polymash, Inc HQ in New Jersey, creative agency and App developer is proud to have brought this extraordinary content to life for the team at Harbor Branch and their professional colleagues.
* Compatible with iPad
* Requires iOS 3.2 or later (iOS 4.0 Tested)
* 136 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Wild Dolphins 1.0 is free for a limited time, available worldwide through the iTunes App Store in the Education and Entertainment categories.
Polymash Inc. is a US-based company whose mission is to transform knowledge and content into exceptional experiences on tablets, web and emerging mobile platforms, offering a full range of app creation services that combine the design, authoring or converting of interactive content for tablet devices, assistance to clients with overall app strategy development and integration, information product design and development, app marketing strategy, services and support. Polymash is a team of experienced IT and publishing professionals, specializing in user experience design, content and language optimization, marketing and social media integration, as well as creative web and graphic design. Copyright (C) 2011 Polymash Inc. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.