In a world of plenty, the question about what to download just got easier for apps fans today - Fotonauts Inc. (makers of Fotopedia Heritage)
San Francisco, Calif. (PRWEB) November 5, 2010
Fotonauts Inc., makers of Fotopedia.com, the first collaborative photo encyclopedia, today announced that Fotopedia Heritage, a free app for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch, has been inducted into Apple's App Hall of Fame – created just today.
In a world of plenty, the question about what to download just got easier for apps fans today. More than two years after Apple launched the iTunes App Store, the Hall of Fame surfaces to spotlight 50 apps in a new area in the App Store.
About Fotopedia Heritage
Created in cooperation with the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, the visually stunning downloadable app provides a virtual passport to the hundreds of World Heritage sites that constitute the world’s collective cultural and natural human legacy.
An upgraded version, made available just last week, now offers more than 25,000 awe-inspiring photos and grows every day, thanks to the contributions of the Fotopedia community -- which consists of 30,000 photographers and curators who help enable this inspiring visual journey.
Photo enthusiasts, travel addicts, teachers, parents, visual learners, anyone really, can appreciate the beauty and brains behind Fotopedia Heritage. The app helps users celebrate the beauty of the world with spectacular photos that depict over 3,000 places of interest.
Venture Capital Funding News
Other recent achievements for the company include securing $1.1 million in additional funding from investors including Ignition Partners and Banexi Ventures Partners, just last week.
About Fotonauts Inc.
Fotonauts Inc., a TechCrunch50 company, created the first collaborative photo encyclopedia, Fotopedia. In cooperation with the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, Heritage for iPad and iPhone was released in August 2010. The visually stunning downloadable app provides a virtual passport to celebrate the beauty of our world. The free app has attracted approximately one million users in two months. With offices in San Francisco and Paris, the company’s Founder and CEO, Jean-Marie Hullot, is the former CTO of Apple’s Applications Division. Privately-held, the company is funded by Ignition Partners, Banexi Ventures Partners and investors including SoftTech VC’s Jeff Clavier, Joi Ito, Ron Conway, Reid Hoffman and Saul Klein.