Publishers now have a simpler, more time efficient way to compose,
manage and distribute content with Crescendo, a new cloud based platform
developed by strategic technology partners codeMantra and Media
Entities. Crescendo integrates codeMantra's collectionPoint TM software
with Media Entities' XML Maestro applications to create the industry's
first end-to-end composition to distribution solution.
"The publishing industry is progressing rapidly in light of new
technologies and end-user expectations for on-demand content in the
format of their choice. As a result, it has never been more critical for
publishers to have the ability to get their content to market in
multiple digital and print formats quickly and manage their diverse
assets more efficiently," said Walter Walker, codeMantra's Executive
Director of Publishing Services. "By partnering with Media Entities and
integrating their easy-to-use XML content production tools with our
digital asset management and distribution solutions we offer publishers
a new approach to their entire content workflow and master data
"It is not uncommon for the content production and distribution process
to take days if not weeks, which costs publishers valuable time and
revenue," said Dan Nigloschy, Media Entities' CEO and Founder.
"Crescendo alleviates this challenge by enabling publishers to produce
DTDs and therefore multiple format outputs within a single workday's
With Crescendo, publishers can build XML first DTD titles directly from
Word®, PDF TM, InDesign TM or XML files in less than seven hours and export
them to any file format and distribution point with a push of a button.
In addition to the release of Crescendo, publishers may choose
codeMantra's Legato Reader® to deliver their digital content to
end-users directly from their own website, the Apple Store or Google
Play. Legato is the industry's first fully customizable eBook software
reader, which provides publishers with complete control of how their
content displays, functions, and is purchased. For more information
about the Legato Reader and Crescendo, visit www.codemantra.com.
For sales or press information about Crescendo and Legato, please email [email protected].
codeMantra is an industry leading technology and services company for
the content economy. codeMantra's products include collectionPoint 3.0,
an award winning DAM and DAD platform used by global publishers. Along
with its technology products, codeMantra is one of the leading providers
of composition and conversion services, specializing in XML first
workflows for highly complex content creation, design, and distribution.
codeMantra has offices in Plymouth Meeting , PA;Boston, MA;Upper Saddle
River, NJ; San Francisco, CA; Manhattan, NY; Indianapolis, IN; Oxford,
UK; and Chennai and Valore, India. For more information about
codeMantra, please contact [email protected]
or Wagner Communications [email protected].
About Media Entities
Media Entities offers innovative state of the art technology smoothly
integrating with best-practice XML workflows of any approach (first,
early, late, legacy, and parallel) to publish to print and digital media.
Our publishing ecosystem, incorporates plug-ins to MSWord, InDesign and
Quark, along with XML enabled processes and scripts, to obtain
production efficiencies in parallel with print and digital workflows,
resulting in faster time-to-market for both print and digital products.
Our XML outputs, available at any point in the workflow process, provide
structure, enrich, and help manage content optimizing production,
access, search, transformation, and reuse.
Media Entities has been in business for more than 10 years and is
headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts.
For further information contact; [email protected]
David Bass, 415-710-7775
VP of Marketing