The Book Industry Study Group, Inc. (BISG) Has Named Trajectory 2015 Publishing Industry Innovation Award Winner

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The award recognizes a company or individual who boldly re-imagines what publishing is and can be.

Mark Kuyper, BISG Executive Director says, “Trajectory has shown extraordinary technological leadership in pioneering their machine based metadata development, exemplifying BISG’s standard of developing innovative ideas to evolve the publishing industry.”

Trajectory and The Book Industry Study Group, Inc. (BISG) are pleased to announce that Trajectory is the winner of BISG's 2015 Industry Innovation Award, presented at the Annual Meeting of Members in New York City. The award recognizes a company or individual who boldly re-imagines what publishing is and can be.

In accepting the award, Jim Bryant, co-founder and CEO commented, "We are quite honored to have received this award. We at Trajectory are having a great deal of fun designing new products to help the publishing industry reach new heights."

Mark Kuyper, BISG Executive Director says, “Trajectory has shown extraordinary technological leadership in pioneering their natural language processing engine and machine based metadata development, exemplifying BISG’s standard of developing innovative ideas to evolve the publishing industry.”

Trajectory's multi-lingual discovery solutions, metadata enrichment, and audience development are designed to facilitate global trade for the international publishing industry. Trajectory has developed and deployed a series of algorithms that are being used to address the ‘book discoverability’ issue facing the global publishing ecosystem.

"We want to thank the BISG members and Jury Selection Committee for such a prestigious award." said Scott Beatty Trajectory Co-Founder and Chief Content Officer. "Digital is accelerating and driving increased cooperation between publishing houses of foreign markets. Leveraging Trajectory technology, creates a more dynamic global marketplace where books between languages (English, Mandarin, German, and shortly Spanish) can be easily compared, recommended and discovered."

About Trajectory

Trajectory was the recent recipient of the Book Industry Study Group’s 2015 (BISG) Innovation Award. Trajectory Inc. is an American technology company that focuses on solving the problems facing the global book publishing market. It was founded by Jim Bryant and Scott Beatty in 2012 and is headquartered in Marblehead, Massachusetts. The company is known for pioneering the development of a series of deep learning algorithms that are used to analyze and recommend books.

Trajectory has deployed an intelligent network that connects publishers with its global digital distribution network of eBook retailers, libraries, school, and APP distributors. The platform delivers 300+ international points of distribution representing 230,000+ digital endpoints including every relevant eBook retailer, library distributor, school distributor and alternative digital sales channel from a single on-boarding point. Trajectory is advancing multi-lingual natural language processing, semantic analysis, machine and deep learning for the international book and content trade.

About the Book Industry Study Group, Inc.

The Book Industry Study Group, Inc. (BISG) is the Book Industry's Leading Trade Association for Policy, standards, and research. Membership Consists of publishers, manufacturers, suppliers, wholesalers, retailers, librarians, and others engaged in the business of print and electronic media. For over 35 years, BISG has provided a forum for all professionals to come together and Industry Efficiently address issues and concerns to advance the book community. Learn more about BISG at http://www.bisg.org.

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