April 8th, 2011
Immersion Digital launches a new version of Glo giving users access to media and translations on up to five different devices including iPad, Mac and PC; offers Free “Glo Lite”
ORLANDO, Florida – April 2nd, 2011 – The Glo Bible, an award-winning, media-rich interactive Bible, has just launched Mac and iPad versions, giving users access to Glo on multiple devices. Winner of 2010 Bible of the Year, Glo can now be used on up to five devices while syncing notes, translations and media.
This much anticipated launch gives Glo users a new way to explore the Bible anytime and anywhere. Immersion Digital’s multi-platform approach, from desktop to mobile devices, presents the Bible to the mainstream user in a whole new way. Featuring zoom technology and a touch interface, Glo presents a rich interactive database of historic as well as contemporary information, photos, video, maps, artwork, 360-degree virtual tours, and more.
“The vision of Glo as a personal Bible that can be with you everywhere is being realized with the release of the Mac and mobile devices such as the iPad and Windows 7 slate devices,” says Shawn Carroll, COO of Immersion Digital
Upon its launch on Saturday March 26th, 2011, Glo’s free iPad App hit number 6 in the free reference category of the App Store. “Glo is designed to give you a Bible experience – allowing the everyday person to see the Bible in a new way. The zoomable user interface of Glo is a natural fit with touch devices,” says Peter Centofante, Director of Product Design and Marketing at Immersion Digital.
“As content moves from paper to digital it is not enough to mimic paper in an electronic form,” says Nelson Saba, CEO of Immersion Digital. ” We need to exploit the full potential of interactive digital media to enhance how such content is experienced. That is the idea behind Glo; a digital publishing platform that offers an enhanced user experience of the content through media.”
Glo can be downloaded for free on iPad, Mac and PC in the US and Canada from www.globible.com. New users can register to receive “Glo Lite” with complete access to the bestselling NIV translation, along with select media samples, while existing users can login on any device to access their media and translations.
The iPhone and iPod touch version of Is currently in production and scheduled for a spring release. Glo “Premium” can also be found in bookstores nationwide, and include DVDs that can install the entire media library on both Mac and PC. Glo with the British Text NIV is scheduled to be relased Internationally on May 10th.
About Immersion Digital
Immersion Digital is a technology and media company founded in 2008. Its flagship product, Glo, is an interactive Bible that brings God’s Word to life through HD video, images, animations, maps, reading plans, 360-degree virtual tours and more. Chairman Phil Chen and CEO Nelson Saba (founder of Visual Book Productions, the creator of iLumina) share a vision to create immersive experiences that are relevant and engaging to this digital age. For more information please visit http://www.globible.com/press/.