E-Book Systems Chosen to Create Digital Issues of
Paintball 2Xtremes Magazine
Tuesday August 07, 2007 - 11:00 AM EDT
Source: Business Wire News Releases
Author: E-Book Systems
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E-Book Systems, the leader in Digital FlipÂ® online publishing technology, announces that Paintball
2Xtremes magazinehas adopted its 3-D page-flipping format for its online issues.
Paintball 2Xtremes (PB2X) is dedicated to being the leading provider of paintball news and information,
delivered in the most cutting edge and technological formats available.
"We wanted to offer something different to our readers, and putting the magazine online in this format
enabled us to provide them with a multimedia experience unlike any other paintball magazine," said Cheryl
Amaya, publisher of Paintball 2Xtremes. "We chose E-Book Systems' technology because of all the extra
elements it has allowed us to incorporate into publishing our digital issues."
With E-Book Systems' Digital FlipÂ® solutions, readers can go to www.pb2x.com/digitaland automatically
download FlipViewerÂ® or Mac FlipViewerÂ® to read the digital editions of the publications. In a matter of
moments, readers can view the issues just as they would appear in print -- with real "flipping" pages and
"Since introducing the digital issues, the reader response has been overwhelmingly positive," said Amaya.
"We've seen the numbers for our online subscriptions growing steadily, with a 100% increase in online
subscriptions since this option was introduced in the beginning of 2007."
E-Book Systems' technology also allows Paintball 2Xtremes to embed music and video clips into the pages of
their online issues. The technology also enables advertisers to embed links in their advertisements, making
their Web sites one click away for readers. Several advertisers are already embedding music into their ads,
opting for the embedded link, and some are working to integrate video clips into their ads.
"In addition to the advantages we are able to offer our advertisers with the digital editions, the possibilities for
creating new ways to entertain and educate our readers are endless," added Amaya. "We're planning to include
video clips to accompany certain articles, for example a video of a paintball tournament to go along with a
story on that tournament or videos of products being tested to accompany product reviews."
In addition to the multimedia advantages offered by the technology, Paintball 2Xtremes' digital editions allow
for the ability to reach more international readers. Due to the higher postage costs for international readers to
receive the printed version, the digital edition provides them with a low-cost alternative for receiving the
E-Book Systems' Digital FlipÂ® solutions turn printed publications into a digital, multimedia-enhanced 3-D
page-flipping format for both online and offline distributions. The company can convert any PDF, HTML,
Flash and Word files into its patented online page-flipping format. The publications can remain online after
they are downloaded, which allows readers to click on page links and advertisements. The Digital FlipÂ®
technology can incorporate a variety of multimedia elements, like MID, WAV and MP3 files, to enhance the
publication. E-Book Systems' Digital Rights Management (DRM) solution safeguards content providers'
Paintball 2Xtremes joins a growing roster of E-Book Systems' customers, including Pearson Scott Foresman,
Softbank Japan, FHM Germany, CNET China, M2Media 360 and Max Re Capital. For more information,
contact E-Book Systems by phone at (408) 625-8000, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at
For more information or to subscribe to Paintball 2Xtremes' digital edition for $9.95 a year, contact the
magazine by phone at (888) 834-6026, or by email to email@example.com or online at www.pb2x.com.
About E-Book Systems
E-Book Systems (www.flipviewer.com) was founded in 1998 with a mission to bring the natural look and feel
of the paper-based book into the domain of consumer products, computers and the Internet. E-Book Systems'
products make use of its patented Digital FlipÂ® technology to deliver multimedia content such as digital
photographs, animations, text, audio and music via a 3-D Page-Flipping interface, which appears as a virtual
book. These contents could be streamed or delivered online and offline through E-Book Systems'
OpenFlipâ ¢ format.Â E-Book Systems also offers Digital Rights Management, FlipBook tracking ASP
services and Flip Enterprise solutions for publishers and corporations.Â E-Book Systems, a private
corporation, has offices in Santa Clara, Calif., Beijing, China and Singapore.Â Investors include Creative
Technology Ltd. (NASDAQ: CREAF) and SOFTBANK Media & Marketing Corporation, a subsidiary of
SOFTBANK Corp (TSE: 9984).Â E-Book Systems' products are distributed worldwide, including the U.S.,
Europe, Japan and Asia Pacific Region.Â For more information, contact Lauren Kinzler of Dittoe PR at (317)
202-2280 or call E-Book Systems at (408) 625-8000, e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paintball 2Xtremes (www.pb2x.com) offers detailed news and information about paintball to readers across
the country and internationally. PB2X is a monthly publication in both print and digital formats. The
magazine was founded in 2000 and strives to provide readers with knowledge across all areas of the paintball
industry, including tech articles, product reviews, professional tournament articles, regional based articles, and
Dittoe Public Relations
Lauren Kinzler, 317-202-2280 x.10
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