Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 04, 2011
Image engagement tools provider and Rich Media Tag creator ThingLink has today announced the launch of the company’s latest innovation, the Image Application Development Environment. Announced on the eve of Hollywood Hackday, this initiative will allow users to build branded applications and Rich Media Tags that take advantage of ThingLink’s signature image embedding technology and Image Network.
Until now, users and image owners were required to approach ThingLink for a customized app solution to service their needs. By launching the app development environment, ThingLink is inviting developers to create fun and interesting applications that make interactive images more engaging and relevant.
“We’re looking to empower developers with tools that engage audiences around images,” commented ThingLink CMO Neil Vineberg. “We also invite corporations and small businesses to build a presence on the ThingLink Image Network by creating branded applications and promotional content for their services.”
Prospective app developers should visit http://www.thinglink.com/developer. After a simple sign-in and approval process, ThingLink will provide tutorials and access to sample code from a custom built app, along with suggestions on performance, compatibility and design.
First announced in June this year, ThingLink has brought a new dimension to images on the web via Rich Media Tags, transforming static images into navigational platforms. From hand-drawn artwork to professional photography, Rich Media Tags can be applied to any image, enabling the embedding of links from some of the world’s leading social content platforms such as YouTube, Spotify, Wikipedia, Twitter, Flickr, Facebook and many more.
For more information on creating Rich Media Tags or to learn more about opportunities to integrate with ThingLink, visit: http://www.thinglink.com.
Alice Regester or Luke Geoghegan
ThingLink develops tools for image interaction that allow content sharing via online images. ThingLink technology changes the way people interact with photos by transforming them into a surface for advertising, commerce, entertainment, search and social connection. Brands, publishers and bloggers utilize ThingLink in their images to share links, drive traffic, and set up image-based advertising campaigns. ThingLink has offices in San Francisco, New York and Helsinki.
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