December 15, 2009 in Books (E)
[prMac.com] Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain - BCNmultimedia today announced the release of the 'Children's Bible' iPhone and iPod Touch application, a full color comic book rendition of bible stories from the Old and New Testaments of the World English Bible. "While it has become a common occurrence to see worshipers attending their churches with digital versions of the bible on their iPhone's, up until now that was solely for the adults" said Toni Matas, publishing manager of BCNmultimedia, creators of the app. "We wanted to give the children something that was just as accessible while being entertaining as well."
Just in time for Christmas, we are offering the story of the First Christmas free with download! The "Birth of Jesus" comic is 24 scenes and tells the story of the angel appearing to Mary, the search for a room at an inn, the birth in a manger and the shepherds visit in stunning full color comics. (Part of the "Land of Nazareth" full comic). Readers can purchase additional packs containing stories and activities from within the application for only $2.99
The first story pack available is "The Land of Nazareth" and contains Over 10 full length bible stories in 144 scenes, rendered in brilliant colors with an easy to navigate interface including:
* Annunciation of the Birth (Included Free with Download)
* Birth of Jesus (Included Free with Download)
* Visit of the Wise Men of the East
* Childhood of Jesus
* Baptism of Jesus
* Temptations of Jesus
* Call of the disciples
* Wedding at Cana
* Sermon on the Mount: the Beatitudes
* Sermon on the Mount: Love the Enemies
* Sermon on the Mount: the Prayer
The iPhone is only the latest media channel to be explored by the 16 year old company, which began producing education and religious text in 1994. Since then they have produced over 75 full length animated features, 50 interactive CD-ROMs and countless educational comics and text which have been distributed globally.
'Children's Bible' is available as a free download in the iTunes App Store for both iPhone's and iPod Touch devices using operating system 3.0 or higher. The application is available in seven languages including English, Spanish, French, Italian, Deutsch, Portuguese, and Catalan.
BCN Multimedia was founded in 1994 by two computer science engineers and an MBA from ESADE.Since then has established a large network of collaborators in the fields of multimedia creation, marketing, sales and distribution, and education using new technologies.Since 1994 it has built up a catalog containing over 50 Windows-based CD-Rom games and over 75 DVD titles. In 2000, BCNmultimedia began working with some of Spain's most important art museums. The result of this cooperation is the production of some of Spain's best-selling art games and the 'Dali Soft Watches' iPhone app. BCNmultimedia is now a benchmark in multimedia art production and has received numerous awards for its work, most notably the Mobius award in 1996, the City of Barcelona Award and the Best Business Initiative award granted by La Vanguardia, La Caixa and ESADE. Copyright (C) 2009 BCNmultimedia. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.