Impelsys celebrates a decade of its presence at the Frankfurt Book Fair with announcement of ground breaking technologies


Impelsys Inc., a market leader in digital publishing, education technology and healthcare solutions, is celebrating its decade long presence at the Frankfurt Book Fair this year. With its continuous presence since 2009, Impelsys has been one of the most prominent and successful exhibitors at the world’s largest book fair – FBF.

Frankfurt Book Fair, taking place from 16 to 20 October this year is the most significant business event in the print and digital content industry that facilitates great number of international sales of rights and licenses. Beyond the regular business Frankfurter Buchmesse also offers an incredible social and cultural experience with a wide range of exciting events. With Norway as the Guest of Honor this year, its literature and culture will be the showcase event at the fair.

Announcements and highlights of Impelsys’ 10 Years at FBF

With the pedigree of Continuous Innovation over the last decade and more, Impelsys has established itself as an influencer and a thought leader in the publishing and learning landscape, making pioneering breakthroughs in platforms and technology services. iPC Scholar, Impelsys’ flagship platform is a cloud hosted, content agnostic solution that allows publishers, enterprises and education providers to integrate and securely deliver all their digital content including eBooks, journals, courses, videos, audio files, documents in Microsoft Word® and Microsoft PowerPoint® formats and custom formats to end users, directly through their own branded portal. Some of the major announcements from Impelsys at FBF 2019 are as follows:

Launch of iPC Scholar 2.0

 With the 2.0 version release, iPC Scholar is now fully refactored to a microservices architecture offering its customers unprecedented scalability and flexibility along with other key feature enhancements. The new version of iPC Scholar will sport a state-of-the-art UI along with the addition of features such as CME/ CPD Credit Management, JATS support on journal reader, and integration of smart tools such as Altmetrics, Dimensions and Figshare. 

Impelsys Innovation Lab

As businesses today are constantly trying to decipher consumer data to offer personalized solutions in order to stay relevant and competitive, publishers and learning providers are also joining the bandwagon. Impelsys Innovations Lab is set up with the vision of helping publishers stay ahead of their game in today’s consumer driven business landscape by leveraging emerging technologies.

The lab is envisioned as a research and development initiative that will collaborate with the market and develop solutions to address specific industry pain points. To kick start the engagement the lab will focus on various emerging and disruptive technologies including Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Big Data Analytics, Natural Language Processing (NLP), IT Infrastructure, and Cloud Computing Services.

Some of the videos and demos of the latest offerings from Impelsys can be experienced at the Self-Serve Experiential Kiosk at booth J47, Hall 4.2.

Leadership Talks

Like every year Impelsys leadership team will be sharing the latest developments in technology and application of these technologies in the changing business environment of publishing and learning. Below are the details of the sessions for this year.

New frontiers in publishing and education – winning in the digital era

Speaker: Kotesh Govindaraju

EVP and Head of Americas – Impelsys Inc.

Day 1: 16th October 2019 

11:00 – 11:30am

Venue: Education Stage, Hall 4.2, C94

 Strategies of implementing artificial intelligence and machine learning into publishing and education platforms

Speaker: Sameer Shariff

Founder and CEO – Impelsys Inc.

Day 1: 16th October 2019 

03:30 – 4:00pm

Venue: Academic and Business Information Stage, Hall 4.2, N101

Reminiscing the 10 years journey with the Frankfurt Book Fair, Sameer Shariff, Founder and CEO of Impelsys conveyed, “Frankfurt Book Fair is like homecoming for us, we just don’t want to miss it. The fair has given us a platform to showcase our expertise and technology to the world, helping us make numerous business and personal connections over the last several years. As we reach this important milestone, I would like to thank the organizers of the fair, all the wonderful people that we have had the privilege to meet along the journey and look forward to creating more successful partnerships in the future.”  

About Impelsys

Operating since 2001, Impelsys is a purpose-driven business committed to its vision of making the world a better place by helping spread knowledge through technology. Impelsys today is a leading provider of technology solutions and services for education providers, publishers and enterprises – managing content and learning delivery on their flagship platform – iPublishCentral Suite, the World’s Most Comprehensive Read-to-Learn Solution. Impelsys provides courseware development and content engineering services across digital product development lifecycle, helping clients build new digital products ranging from eBooks to simulations to online courseware.

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