Los Altos, CA (PRWEB) February 7, 2009 -
FreeHand Systems, Inc., wholly owned subsidiary of FreeHand Systems International, Inc. (OTC:FSYI), owner of the leading online digital sheet music website, http://www.freehandmusic.com, announced that FreeHand's new software product, Sheet Music On-a-Stick (SMOAS) received the NAMM Best in Show award as Company to Watch in the recent show in Anaheim, CA, http://www.musicincmag.com/News/2009/090122/090122_bestinshow.html). NAMM (North American Music Merchants) is the largest Music Merchants conference in the United States with exhibitors from all over the world.
Kim Lorz, CEO, said, "We are very encouraged by the response from music retailers to SMOAS and their enthusiasm about the possibilities with this product, especially in the current economic climate. We are able to get this product into markets faster and to customize the contents by market, allowing us to sell into the nearly 120 million music enthusiasts space served by mass retailers.
The company currently has over 1200 dealers and continues to add new dealers at a rapid pace for both our downloaded digital sheet music, which grew by nearly 30% in 2008, and SMOAS. The potential with this new product includes interactive learning products and MP3, coming soon. We are particularly pleased that NAMM recognized us as the Company and the space to watch."
FreeHand Systems, Inc. (http://www.freehandsystems.com), a wholly owned subsidiary of FreeHand Systems International, Inc. (FSYI), is the global leader in digital sheet music publishing and the elite digital music company whose revolutionary technology - and the first digital music tablet, the MusicPad Pro® Plus - is shaping the future of the distribution and performance of sheet music. The Pad provides innovative technology to the music industry for displaying and publishing digitally delivered sheet music. The company's digital sheet music website (http://www.freehandmusic.com) offers over 100,000 titles for digital download and transfer to the MusicPad Pro. SMOAS uses the company's patented encryption technology offering 22 collections of titles of digital sheet music on a thumb drive that plugs into a computer, allowing instant access to listen, play along and print the music.
MusicPad Pro®, MusicPad Pro® Plus, MusicPad Maestro™ are trademarks of FreeHand Systems, Inc.
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