Reallusion's WidgetCast™ 2.5 Real-time App Builder Simplifies App Creation for Web, Netbooks and Adobe Air
- Created on 24 October 2010
Intel forecasts 25M apps available by 2015 - Will yours be one of them?Reallusion, Inc., an award-winning developer of video creation software for real-time media introduces WidgetCast 2.5, the latest version of their popular tool for Flash and Adobe AIR app creation.
The app marketplace is booming and beyond phone devices, netbooks are commanding an increasing number of users. Intel says that over 7M netbooks have been sold to date and the number of netbooks projected to be sold by 2015 is 50 million. Leading brands partnered with Reallusion are behind emerging app stores that extend well beyond Apple with The Intel AppUp.com center, Toshiba App Place, Apps.Toshiba.com and Adobe Melrose.
The app world is expanding to devices for every event of our life and WidgetCast 2.5 gives you a portal to develop apps for desktops, laptops, netbooks & websites. Reallusion combines easy drag & drop operation with smart content creation tools to simplify the app creation process. Social media and web video can be easily aggregated into a branded app to market your business, event or podcast.
"WidgetCast is a wonderful tool for simplifying workflow in any digital publishing environment," said Norris Boothe, VP Product Development, GamePro Media. "We've been testing it internally and even shared WidgetCast with our power-users, who have been experimenting with what WidgetCast can do to aggregate GamePro content."
"Businesses are driven constantly to tweet, blog, upload video and more to deliver the social media experience customers demand. WidgetCast provides a vehicle to brand and deliver all your content into a unified social media app, direct to the desktop with real-time push notification," said John C Martin II, Reallusion's VP of Product Marketing.
- Powerful Video Channel creator for custom viewing experiences able to wrap in your brand identity or any custom graphics.
- Aggregate & Livecast social media as widgets & apps
- Design custom interfaces to present Web 2.0 as a unified app
- Gather your online Videos, Images, Blogs & Twitter feeds into one experience
- Easy no-coding recipe for widget creation with WYSIWYG editing
- Deploy widgets to web or desktop & track progress with analytics
- Build valuable B2C communication
- Further brand loyalty and customer interaction
- Educate, recruit & train with content delivery for schools & institutes
- Build all-in-one information hub for events, organizations & promotions
- Spread the word with viral sharing features
Since launching in Q4 2009, WidgetCast product has garnered praise from all levels of users, as well as the media, with About.com's Animation Guide proclaiming, "it's useful, it's fun, it's quick." With the debut of WidgetCast 2.5, Reallusion adds such product enhancements as simplified UI, enhanced video channels, AIR event notifier, self-hosting, faster content updates.
Pricing and Availability:
Download versions of WidgetCast are available from the Reallusion Online Store at www.reallusion.com/widgetcast, with the SRP as follows:
- WidgetCast PRO: USD199.95
- WidgetCast Standard: USD69.95
- popVideo: USD99.95 - popVideo converts greenscreen video to interactive, hovering web media.
About Reallusion, Inc.
Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Reallusion is a leader in the development of 3D cinematic animation tools for consumers, students and professionals. Recognized as an industry pioneer, the company provides consumers with easy-to-use avatar animation, facial morphing and voice lip-sync solutions for real-time 3D filmmaking and previsualization for professional post-production. Reallusion's core technologies are widely used by consumers, gamers and filmmakers to ready their PCs with a total real-time movie studio that plugs-in to the gamer mentality with videogame-like play-to-create technology. Professional content developers equip their studios with Reallusion technology to streamline production efforts to match the lightspeed demands of animation. In addition to PC software, Reallusion is a trusted digital imaging and mobile 3D development partner to brother, Panasonic, Skype and Nokia with embedded applications in leading consumer devices worldwide. For more information, visit: www.reallusion.com
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