Blurb Self-Publishing Platform Powers Story Album App on New Samsung Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO
From Tablet to Book or Magazine: Customers Can Publish Photos Directly from New Samsung Tablets
Las Vegas, NV — January 06, 2014 — Consumer Electronics Show (CES); Blurb, self-publishing platform provider, today announced an additional integration with Samsung Electronics to power professional quality book and magazine creation for the free downloadable Story Album app in Samsung’s newly announced Galaxy Tablets - Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO (8.4, 10.1, 12.2). Last year, Blurb and Samsung announced its partnership to provide Blurb’s self-publishing platform through Samsung’s Story Album app, initially offered on the Galaxy S 4.
“This cooperation between Blurb and Samsung highlights both companies’ commitment to creativity and self-expression,” said Heesun Kim, Vice President of Launching Marketing Group, IT & Mobile division at Samsung Electronics. “With large, crystal-clear display with 4 Megapixel, Samsung Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO will serve as the best possible mobile platform to bring Blurb user’s digital stories to life.”
Blurb’s platform provides Samsung with the global scale it needs via six print locations on three continents, support for the world’s major currencies and languages, and deep shipping and logistics expertise.
“We’re pleased to extend our successful partnership with Samsung, providing the powerful platform we’ve built and giving customers a way to use their photos to easily create and publish their personal stories into a book or magazine, directly from their new Samsung tablet,” said Eileen Gittins, Blurb CEO and Founder.
Blurb® is a self-publishing platform and creative community that enables individuals to design, publish, share, sell, and distribute photo books, trade books, and magazines in both print and digital formats across the globe using its free, innovative book creation and layout tools. Founded in 2005 by Executive Chairman, Eileen Gittins, Blurb has nearly 2 million independent book authors worldwide, resulting in 3.9 million unique book titles, with more than 14 million units shipped to 80 countries around the world. The company is headquartered in San Francisco and can be found online at www.blurb.com.