Oceanhouse Media Named Winner of TechAmerica High Tech Award

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The company was recognized in the software category for bringing classic children’s literature, such as Dr. Seuss’s beloved books, to mobile devices.

TechAmerica High Tech Awards Winner

We’re extremely honored to receive TechAmerica’s High Tech Award for our work in developing interactive children’s book apps that help teach kids to read.

Oceanhouse Media, Inc., a leading publisher of more than 250 apps for iOS, Android and NOOK Color devices, announced that it has been selected the winner in the software category for the 2011 TechAmerica High Tech Awards. In its eighteenth year, the annual awards program celebrates excellence in the region’s technology industry, and honors outstanding companies for their technological or business innovation; exceptional products or service; product marketplace validation; perseverance in the face of adversity; and community involvement. Oceanhouse Media was recognized in the software category for bringing classic children’s literature, such as Dr. Seuss’s beloved books, to mobile devices.

“We’re extremely honored to receive TechAmerica’s High Tech Award for our work in developing interactive children’s book apps that help teach kids to read,” said Michel Kripalani, President of Oceanhouse Media. “We’re committed to bringing more beloved children’s classics to the app market with educational features that promote literacy in the youngest of readers at the touch of a screen.”

The TechAmerica High Tech Awards were held on Oct. 28 and showcased San Diego’s most innovative technology companies. Nine awards were given across several categories, which includes Software; Internet/Web Commerce; Computers and Related Products; Communications Products and Services; SaaS/Cloud; Semiconductors & Analytical Instrumentation; Clean Technology; IT Service/Contract Services; and Outstanding Emerging Growth Company.

“Every year I grow more impressed by the caliber of award nominations we receive,” said Kevin Carroll, Regional Vice President, TechAmerica San Diego. “We are pleased to honor Oceanhouse Media as a leader in the software sector, not only for its innovative contributions, but because we believe its children’s book apps exemplify key development in the industry, helping further establish San Diego as a technology hub.”

The 2011 TechAmerica High Tech Awards were sponsored by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barney & Barney, CB Richard Ellis, Deloitte, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Formula, Procopio, SignOnSanDiego.com, and The Lawton Group.
For the complete list of winners and other information please visit the TechAmerica Awards website.

About Oceanhouse Media, Inc.

Creators of the award-winning Dr. Seuss book apps, Oceanhouse Media, Inc. is a leading publisher of more than 250 mobile apps for iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch), Android and NOOK Color devices. The company was founded in early 2009 by Michel Kripalani, a veteran of the video gaming industry. Fourteen of the company’s apps have reached the number one spot within their categories on Apple’s App Store. In addition, Google has selected the company as one of its Top Developers, a designation granted to only 150 groups worldwide.

Oceanhouse Media's corporate focus is to uplift, educate and inspire through technology. For more information, visit http://www.oceanhousemedia.com. Follow the company at http://www.facebook.com/OceanhouseMedia and http://twitter.com/OceanhouseMedia.

About TechAmerica

TechAmerica is the leading voice for the U.S. technology industry – the driving force behind productivity growth and jobs creation in the United States and the foundation of the global innovation economy. Representing approximately 1,000 member companies of all sizes from the public and commercial sectors of the economy, it is the industry’s largest advocacy organization and is dedicated to helping members’ top and bottom lines. TechAmerica is also the technology industry's only grassroots-to-global advocacy network, with offices in state capitals around the United States, Washington, D.C., Europe (Brussels) and Asia (Beijing). Learn more about TechAmerica at http://www.techamerica.org.

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