September 13, 2011 in Books (E)
[prMac.com] Ramat Gan, Israel - Castle Builders (IL) is launching 2 new BooClips apps for the iPad of Bible stories from the Old Testament; Creation and Cain and Abel. These apps feature high quality videos which were produced with an investment of nearly 3 Million USD.
Castle Builders' BooClips have won a great success on the App Store; in 6 days from the release of LazyTown's BooClips, the app has reached 1st place on the US App store (Books), and reached 2nd place on the US App store (overall). By doing so, LazyTown's BooClips app had passed iKindle, Barnes & Noble, Disney's Toy Story, Marvel, DC Comics, Sesame St., Dr. Seuss, Facebook, Google Earth, CNN, NASA, and even Angry Birds. In addition, the app was elected by Apple, repeatedly, as #1 and #2 on their New & Noteworthy charts, and appeared on their What's Hot category. The BooClips apps' popularity was global, bringing the apps to 1st place on App Stores all over the world.
Animated by The Kids Bible Company LLC, an award winning company, whose awards include the prestigious Hills Excellence in Innovation and Technology Award, the outstanding level of the animation of these videos appeals to children of all ages. This digital Bible book narrates unforgettable Biblical stories to children, using vivid animation, video clips and rich graphics from the Animated Kids Bible stories DVD series.
The BooClips(TM) have become the new way to read books, offering a variety of fantastic features such as word for word narration, voiceover recording, 3D interface, touch capabilities, sign language interpretation, translation to different languages, easy navigation between pages, an animated magnifying glass, a dynamic bookmark that remembers where the reading was stopped for the next time the app is running, and other features easily accessible with the touch of a finger.
Castle Builders keeps up with its contribution to the community by providing an optional American Sign Language interpretation in every part of the narration throughout the BooClip. With an Eco-friendly product, greener than ever, the app offers realistic animated page flip and every book attribute that you can think of, without the use of actual paper.
"The Kids Bible Company's exceptional content and magnificent animation go hand in hand with Castle Builder's vision of making Bible stories more accessible and engaging to children, helping them to increase their desire to read and ultimately improve their reading skills in a fun and exciting way. We feel privileged to have partnered with a creative company such as The Kids Bible Company, who share our goal of enhancing the reading experience for children all over the world, while making it a colourful, self-reliant and entertaining experience," said Gil Abramovich, CEO, Castle Builders (IL).
"Let's face it" says Tom, The Kids Bible Company's CEO, "the Bible is still and always will be, The Greatest Story Ever Told, and one, every child should have access to." Utilizing Castle Builders' groundbreaking technology would make our animations more accessible than ever while adding the interactivity dimension to them."
* Compatible with iPad
* Requires iOS 3.2 or later
* 225 MB
Pricing and Availability:
The Bible BooClips - Creation 1.1 is $2.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide through the App Store in the Books category.
The Kids Bible Company was conceptualised in 2001 by Producer, Tom Broadbridge, in response to an express need in the market for a children's Bible in a visual and "edutaining" format. The Animated Kid's Bible is produced with stunning CGI 3D animation and visual effects. Memorable characters compete in vibrant graphics alongside narration and themed soundtrack. Copyright (C) 2011 The Kids Bible Company LLC. 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.