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iseemedia and Scholastic New Media Sign Australian Distribution Agreement

  • 27 April, 2004 10:47

<p>TORONTO, ONT – 26 April 2004 – iseemedia Inc., a leading provider of dynamic imaging software tools and solutions, today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Scholastic New Media, a division of Scholastic Australia. Under the terms of the agreement, Scholastic will provide Australian distribution of iseemedia’s Photovista, Reality Studio and Real Estate Kit product ranges.</p>
<p>”We are pleased to welcome iseemedia to Scholastic New Media’s product portfolio,” said Ken Jolly, Scholastic Australia’s Managing Director. “iseemedia’s leading technologies compliment the multimedia and web authoring tools already provided by Scholastic including those from Macromedia and AutoDesk. We look forward to building iseemedia’s business in Australia and to providing Australian customers with leading-edge technology that allows them to fully exploit the capabilities of their digital cameras.”</p>
<p>The iseemedia family of Web Imaging Tools are the industry’s premier interactive media authoring suite. The range includes Photovista Panorama, Photovista 3D Objects, Photovista Virtual Tour and Reality Studio. Photovista Panorama, available for both Microsoft Windows and Mac OS operating systems, provides digital camera enthusiasts with the ability to create panoramic images for publication in print or on the web. "We are excited that Scholastic New Media has chosen to distribute our market leading software products in Australia. Scholastic has a proven track record in Australia and we look forward to developing and supporting our products in this dynamic market," said Steve Marques, VP Sales of iseemedia Inc.</p>
<p>In areas such as real estate, tourism and hospitality, iseemedia brings advanced technology within the reach of everyone, reducing the need for professional photographic or design services. Users can quickly and affordably create professional virtual tours and panoramas to boost the impact of their web promotions.</p>
<p>In particular, iseemedia’s Real Estate Kit provides real estate agents with a unique panoramic tripod and Photovista Panorama or Photovista Virtual Tour software. The tripod eliminates parallax errors when creating panoramas and virtual tours iseemedia’s software provides simple yet advanced technology for creating tours and panoramas.</p>
<p>iseemedia’s Web Imaging Tools are designed for use in conjunction with iseemedia Zoom Image Server, the leading solution for creating, delivering and managing Resolution-on-Demand images for the Web. This complete end-to-end solution enables the streaming of large numbers of high-resolution images over any digital network to personal computers and mobile digital devices. Images can be zoomed in and out without loss of resolution, as well as panned to see portions of an image that may be off-screen.</p>
<p>About iseemedia
iseemedia, a global software company headquartered in Toronto, Canada, has rapidly consolidated its position as the market leader in digital image content management. iseemedia was founded by the former CEO, Founder and President of MGI Software, Anthony DeCristofaro, a computer industry veteran with more than 25 years of senior management experience. iseemedia Inc. specializes in the development, marketing and sales, of interactive and dynamic image content solutions for the Internet and wireless networks.</p>
<p>iseemedia has strategic alliances with some of the industry’s leading technology companies, such as Kodak Polychrome Graphics, Toshiba, Symbian, and Sun Microsystems. iseemedia imaging software is being used by over 250 web sites worldwide. Clients include Nine West, JC Penney, Kenneth Cole, Jones Apparel, Alba Moda, Porsche, Toyota, Four Seasons Hotels and the Diamond Trading Company (formerly De Beers). iseemedia products are supported by a global network of Imaging Partners who provide interactive web applications for real estate, tourism, art galleries and museums, technology and medicine. Visit for more information or contact Philip Bliss, VP Marketing at</p>
<p>For information about iseemedia’s Australian business, contact Derek Austin of Channel Managers; Email:; Ph: +61 2 9882 2777.</p>
<p>About Scholastic New Media
Scholastic New Media, a division of Scholastic Australia Limited is a specialist distributor and publisher of computer software, servicing the retail and education markets throughout Australia for over 21 years. Scholastic distributes leading innovative multimedia products and many acclaimed software titles incorporating broad categories of interest including Building, Design, Animation, Technology, Education and Business. Scholastic’s parent, Scholastic Inc., is the world’s largest publisher and distributor of books, magazines, educational and multimedia materials for children.</p>
<p>Publishers currently represented by Scholastic New Media include Macromedia, Autodesk, Discreet, Interact Commerce Corporation, Scansoft, Punch!, Britannica, Creative Designer, Scholastic, Vivendi Universal Interactive, Curious Labs, Smarty Pants Publishing, Thomson/Nightingale and many new software developers entering the market. Visit Scholastic New Media for further information at or contact</p>
<p>About Channel Managers
Channel Managers provides services for IT vendors operating in the Australian and New Zealand markets. It specialises in planning, establishing and managing distribution channels and provides vendors with an immediate, cost-effective presence in the Australian and New Zealand markets. Channel Managers clients include iseemedia Inc., ScanSoft Inc., and NewSoft Technology Corp. For further information, please visit or contact Derek Austin; Email:; Phone: +61 2 9882 2777.</p>

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