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Aquafadas and AT Graphics Join Forces to Bring Creative Digital Publishing Solutions to the UK Market

2013-02-25 13:52:25

Companies to showcase digital publishing solutions and services for web, tablet and mobile at the Publishing & Media Expo February 26-27   Montpellier, France - February 25, 2013 - Aquafadas, innovative developer of digital publishing solutions and creative software for HTML5 creation, has recently partnered with AT Graphics, a creative production agency in digital, print and web. Together, the companies will be showcasing the Aquafadas Digital Publishing System in conjunction with AT Graphics services at the Publishing & Media Expo February 26-27 at Earls Court Two, London at stand C49. As part of the new partnership, AT Graphics offers expert Aquafadas design services and support in many different capacities, from Aquafadas Digital Publishing training to full digital publishing design support. “Our services essentially allow publishers to concentrate on their business strategy without the drawbacks of managing expensive production operations,” says Robert Tipping, managing director at AT Graphics.   The Aquafadas Digital Publishing System used by AT Graphics and to be showcased at the Publisher & Media Expo encompasses Adobe InDesign and QuarkXPress plug-ins, AVE AppFactory, and the Publisher Porter. Aquafadas’ plug-ins provide total control over the design of a publication. AVE AppFactory facilitates the process of publishing apps, with free tools to guide users every step of the way. Aquafadas’ Publisher Portal, an online service for distribution and sales management as well as marketing analytics, complements and links AVE AppFactory and InDesign/QuarkXPress plug-ins, creating one robust suite of publishing tools. AT Graphics CTO James Tipping comments, “We've traditionally used QuarkXPress and InDesign for our print output, so the fact that the Aquafadas tools plugged straight into them made everything fairly simple. The ease of use is important for traditional print designers. To build the content wrapper, App Factory has a nice UI and is easy to use.”   “We hope to continue to drive the products forward and increase the availability for platforms beyond iOS,” James Tipping continues, “We want to be able to dovetail each other’s business together to bring a better digital offering to the UK market for both books and magazines, in whichever form they shall exist in the future. We are able to supply the Aquafadas tools to publishers with their own capabilities for digital offerings, but who need the valuable experience that we have gained thus far.”   About Publishing & Media Expo Established in 2005, Publishing & Media Expo is the UK’s leading event dedicated to defining the future of publishing. It offers a forum for the entire publishing industry to connect and keep up with the latest trends, to ensure you can build a strategy fit for the evolving journey the publishing sector is embarking on. The event created by and for published media. The leading education programme is masterminded by publishing experts who know what works, what’s hot and what’s next in the industry.   About AT Graphics AT Graphics manages, produces and optimises content in the world of media communication. This dynamic environment is changing constantly - driven through technological developments and changing consumer needs - and the pace of change is not set to slow down. The ultimate objective of ATG is to provide high quality services at excellent value with unrivalled customer service - the complete experience. We pride ourselves on providing free support and robustly managed business continuation procedures. It does not matter if you are a large or small publisher of magazines or newspapers, books, catalogues or developing websites with clients - we can help.   About Aquafadas Aquafadas creates innovative digital publishing solutions to enable new and high-quality ways to publish magazines, books, newspapers and comics. Aquafadas solutions allow and facilitate the dissemination of digital content on all major new platforms, including smartphones, tablets and the web. Creation tools offered by Aquafadas meet the specific industry needs of publishers. Amongst our clients are Egmont International, Sanoma, Lagardere, Mondadori, Reader's Digest, Bayard, Standard & Poors, EDF and La Tribune. Comics publishers use AveComics, the digital comics platform created by Aquafadas, to distribute comics on the new devices. The business world uses Aquafadas tools to enable migration of digital content such as marketing, technical documentation, commercial or financial. Aquafadas user-friendly creative software for Flash®, HTML5, photo and video editing, is also used by graphic design professionals and consumers.   Press Contacts Anya Oskolkova Zazil Media Group anya@zazilmediagroup.com (p) 617.817.6559 (skype) anya.oskolkova   Megan Linebarger Zazil Media Group megan@zazilmediagroup.com (p) 617.480.3674 (skype) megan.zazil   ####