Impelsys Inc., a market leader in digital publishing, education technology and healthcare solutions today announced the launch of an advanced version of its flagship content and learning delivery platform, iPC Scholar. The version 2.0 release of iPC Scholar, launched on the sidelines of Frankfurt Book Fair, features a modernized UI, support for learning workflows and some key upgrades to address unique business challenges encountered by new-age publishers and education companies. 

iPC Scholar is a cloud-hosted, content agnostic platform 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. The platform allows publishers to offer uniform customer experiences while gaining actionable insights on consumer interaction across all digital products.    

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

Modernized UI

An easy to navigate, clear, responsive and intuitive user interface drives the success of any application or platform. With 2.0 release, iPC Scholar now has a revamped UI across all content types designed to engage the audience with sophisticated user experience. 

Support for learning workflows

iPC Scholar 2.0 supports typical workflows related to learning like assigning content to learners, assessing comprehension of content based on quizzes and assessments, tracking progress of learners and providing detailed reports. Additionally, functionality to nudge learners to finish assignments, and provide motivation via leaderboards is available.

Professional associations and education providers will now have the ability to manage and offer continuing education credits and certification programs to learners. And at the user-end, the learners can now earn credits and certificates for courses they have completed.

JATS support on journal reader

On the journals side, iPC Scholar 2.0 has an intuitive user interface and well defined workflows to manage journal hierarchies. To add to this, the journal reader, both online and offline versions, now support the JATS format – an XML that is used for online scientific publishing.

Integration with smart tools such as Altmetrics, Dimensions and Figshare

Impelsys has partnered with Digital Sciencea technology company serving the needs of scientific and research communities along the full cycle of research – to bring to its publishers a set of smart tools such as Altmetrics, Dimensions and Figshare. Now journal publishers can acquire deeper understanding on how users interact with their content and drive traffic with engaging content that can be easily discovered.

“It is our constant endeavor to innovate and investing in our powerful IP and to keep updating the features of our products to address the evolving needs of the global publishing and education ecosystem”, said Sameer Shariff, Founder and CEO of Impelsys Inc. “With our commitment to continuous innovation, the team is now involved in some path-breaking work at the Impelsys Innovations Lab with emerging technologies like AI, ML, NLP etc., which will soon be layered onto iPC Scholar.”    

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.

To learn more, please write to corpmarketing@impelsys.com or visit www.impelsys.com | www.ipublishcentral.com

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.

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.

To learn more, please write to corpmarketing@impelsys.com or visit www.impelsys.com | www.ipublishcentral.com

Impelsys Inc., a market pioneer in digital publishing, education technology and healthcare solutions has today announced a collaborative partnership with Digital Science, a leader in scholarly technology. The partnership will include the integration of Altmetric badges, Dimensions badges and the Figshare Viewer with the latest version of its flagship journal distribution platform, iPC Scholar 2.0.

A valuable addition to the measurement of research dissemination and influence, the Altmetric and Dimensions badges will be an embed option for publishers who host their journals on the iPC Scholar 2.0 platform. The badges will provide authors and visitors with an at-a-glance summary of online engagement and scholarly citations for individual articles. Users will be able to click on the badges to view further detail about the attention a publication has received – including where it has been referenced in the news, policy documents, patent records, and on social media.

The alliance will also see iPC Scholar 2.0 offer the Figshare Viewer to its customers, enabling journals to help researchers to preserve and share their research outputs, including figures, datasets, images and videos. Figshare is a cloud-based platform that makes it easy to upload supplementary data and helps researchers to get credit for all of their work, not just the resulting publication. 

Sameer Shariff, Founder and CEO at Impelsys, said: “The scholarly landscape is becoming increasingly open and connected. We are committed to ensuring that our publishers can benefit from this evolving ecosystem. We are delighted to partner with Digital Science, which allows us to extend their powerful technologies and services to publishers hosted on our iPC Scholar platform.”

Adrian Stanley, Managing Director, Publishers at Digital Science, commented: “We are really pleased that Impelsys now allows for the easy implementation of these market-leading Digital Science services. All of these tools support scholars in making their research more open and discoverable, whilst ensuring they are able to better track and showcase the influence of their work. We look forward to seeing these integrations benefit users in the global markets that Impelsys serves.”

Impelsys announced the release of version 2.0 of its flagship platform, iPC Scholar at the Frankfurt Book Fair earlier today. Some of the key showcased features include a modernized UI offering an intuitive and holistic user experience, support for learning workflows, JATS support on both online and offline journal readers and integration with smart tools from Digital Science among other features designed to address unique business challenges encountered by new-age publishers.

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.

To learn more, please write to corpmarketing@impelsys.com or visit www.impelsys.com | www.ipublishcentral.com

About Digital Science

Digital Science is a technology company working to make research more efficient. We invest in, nurture and support innovative businesses and technologies that make all parts of the research process more open and effective. Our portfolio includes brands including Altmetric, Anywhere Access, Dimensions, Figshare, ReadCube, Symplectic, IFI Claims, GRID, Overleaf, CC Technology, Gigantum, Ripeta and Writefull. We believe that together, we can help researchers make a difference. Visit and follow @digitalsci on Twitter.

About Dimensions

Dimensions is a modern, innovative, linked research knowledge system that re-imagines discovery and access to research. Developed by Digital Science in collaboration with over 100 leading research organizations around the world, Dimensions brings together grants, publications, citations, alternative metrics, clinical trials and patents to deliver a platform that enables users to find and access the most relevant information faster, analyze the academic and broader outcomes of research, and gather insights to inform future strategy. Visit Dimensions’ website at https://dimensions.ai and find us on Twitter @DSDimensions.

About Figshare

Figshare is a repository where users can make all of their research outputs available in a citable, shareable and discoverable manner. Figshare’s aim is to become the place where all academics make their research openly available. It provides a secure cloud based storage space for research outputs and encourages its users to manage their research in a more organized manner, so that it can be easily made open to comply with funder mandates. Openly available research outputs will mean that academia can truly reproduce and build on top of the research of others. Visit www.figshare.com

About Altmetric

Altmetric’s mission is to track and analyze the online activity around scholarly literature. We collate what people are saying about published research outputs in scholarly and non-scholarly forums like the mainstream media, policy documents, social networks, and blogs to provide a more robust picture of the influence and reach of scholarly work. Altmetric works with some of the biggest publishers, funders, and institutions around the world to deliver this data in an accessible and reliable format. Altmetric is supported by Digital Science. Find out more at altmetric.com and follow us on Twitter @altmetric.

Impelsys Inc., a market leader in digital publishing and education technology solutions across diverse industries including healthcare, engineering, and finance, announced its partnership with the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE), an educational and scientific organization dedicated to the advancement of engineering applicable to agricultural, food, and biological systems. With this partnership, ASABE will migrate its technical library platform that hosts its internationally recognized scientific and research publications and standards to iPC Scholar, Impelsys’ flagship content and learning delivery platform. The new system is scheduled to debut in April 2020.

Established in 1907 and headquartered in St. Joseph, Michigan, ASABE has members in over 100 countries. ASABE’s goal is to advance the application of agricultural and biological sciences to develop efficient and environmentally sensitive methods of producing food, fiber, timber, and renewable energy sources for an ever-increasing world population. ASABE provides a forum for communication of research findings through conferences, scientific journals, and magazines.

iPC Scholar, a cloud-hosted, content-agnostic platform, will allow ASABE to provide a unified customer experience across different types and formats of publications including ebooks, journals, magazines, meeting papers, conference proceedings, textbooks, and teaching materials and monographs, all within a white-labeled ecosystem of web portals and mobile apps. ASABE can also derive extensive insights on consumer journeys across these asset classes through comprehensive reports and actionable analytics generated by the powerful analytics engine of iPC Scholar.

“We are delighted to partner with ASABE on this platform upgrade,” said Sameer Shariff, Founder and CEO of Impelsys. “While information is important for today’s consumers, the manner in which it is delivered and the overall experience are becoming ever more critical. We hope our technology will help ASABE serve humanity by advancing engineering applicable to food and agriculture.”

“ASABE strives to widely disseminate engineering and technological solutions toward creating a sustainable world with abundant food, water, and energy, and a healthy environment,” said Darrin Drollinger, Executive Director of ASABE. “Through this partnership with Impelsys, we will be able to advance those efforts significantly.”

About ASABE

ASABE is an international scientific and educational organization dedicated to the advancement of engineering applicable to agricultural, food, and biological systems. ASABE membership is open to all, engineers as well as non-engineers, who are interested in engineering and technology for agricultural, food, and biological systems. For further information, contact ASABE headquarters at 269-429-0300, email hq@asabe.org, or visit www.asabe.org.

About Impelsys

Operating since 2001, Impelsys is a leading provider of technology solutions and services for education providers, publishers, and enterprises, including content management and learning delivery on its flagship platform iPublishCentral, the world’s most comprehensive read-to-learn solution. Impelsys provides courseware development and content engineering services across the digital product development lifecycle, helping clients build new digital products ranging from ebooks to simulations to online courseware. To learn more, email corpmarketing@impelsys.com or visit www.impelsys.com or www.ipublishcentral.com

Frankfurt Book Fair 2019, as we know is the confluence of culture and content. From the past 70 years, this grand event has brought together authors, publishers, professional visitors, and readers all under one roof. It manages to captivate people from all over the world over and over again. 

 

This year starting from 16th October till 20th October it’s expected to be a grand spectacle again and we’re all set to welcome publishing houses, associations, and societies at our exhibition booth J47, Hall 4.2. The number of exhibitors at the event is expected to be over 7500. There will also be 109+ countries participating along with 2,85,000 visitors, and above 10,000 journalists and bloggers. As usual, there would be multiple highlights such as business conferences, a book fest, arts event, gourmet gallery, literary gala, reading marquee, campus weekend, cosplay, and many more.

 

For Impelsys, it is a special earmarked event as we reach the 10th anniversary at this exhibition. If you’re wondering what’s in our agenda then we’ll be making some major announcements about iPC Scholar and some of our recent initiatives as a part of our Innovation Lab, which are:

  • An AI/ML layer on iPC Scholar which will offer enhanced services to publishers such as product bundling, product enrichment, virtual tutor, and other perks.
  • Metadata tagger which will enhance the content metadata, categorize, and granulate it via a knowledge graph.
  • MCQ/QA generator which will automatically create MCQs from the text of the article or a chapter of the book.
  • Audience segmentation which will separate casual learning from professional learners, a novice from an expert, a consumer from a decision-maker, and will work in many other ways to aid the recommendation engine to take the right path.

With this initiative, we aim towards bringing a plethora of emerging and disruptive technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Big Data Analytics, Natural Language Processing, IT Infrastructure, and Cloud Computing services. 

 

Our attendees at the event will include:

 

To schedule an appointment with our expert panel click here. We wholeheartedly believe the fact that companies need to utilize revolutionary technologies to gain an edge in the industry today. That’s where our set of disruptive technological solutions would aid them in going forward. 

 

We’re excited to connect and network with everyone associated in the publishing industry and hope to create an impact with our Impelsys Innovation Lab. 

 

Make sure to visit our booth J47, Hall 4.2 to get thorough insights or email us at corpmarketing@implesys.com for further details.

Few weeks from now, the world’s biggest gathering  of the publishing and related industries will take place at Frankfurt, Germany. Frankfurt Book Fair, by statistics and impact is undoubtedly the world’s biggest book fair, it takes place in October usually and this year the dates are 16 to 20 October. Taking place on the Frankfurt Trade Fair grounds, Frankfurt Book Fair is the most significant marketing event in the print and digital content industry that facilitates great number of international sales of rights and licences.

Publishing professionals, writers, creative professionals and fans come from all over the world to network, hold discussions, negotiate, make decisions, and to be in awe of the grandeur of the fair and celebrate. Close to 7,500 exhibitors showcase their latest offerings at the fair, exhibitors mainly constitute of publishers, agents, booksellers, service providers, professional and trade associations, institutions, software and multimedia suppliers and they come from over 100 countries across the world. About 285,000 visitors visited Frankfurter Buchmesse in 2018.

Norway is 2019 the Guest of Honour of Frankfurter Buchmesse this year. Norwegians read more than any other European nationality, and the country has produced three winners of the Nobel Prize for Literature. The guest country will present its literature and culture at the fair in Frankfurt, as well as in many other locations throughout Germany. 

Frankfurter Buchmesse is the world’s most important trading place for printed and digital content, but it is also an incredible social and cultural experience that offers a wide range of exciting events. Some interesting and informative events at the messe this year are…

Cosplay – Gourmet Gallery – Frankfurt Audio – Frankfurt Kids – Frankfurt EDU – BOOKFEST

Click here to know more about the highlight events at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2019

While these are some of the highlight events at the fair, there are some 2243 odd other events (as of now) listed in the website, now imagine the magnitude of the event and the impact it would have around the world. . Impelsys has two speaking sessions this time as well, below is the information about the sessions. The sessions are informative and free to attend, you could also visit our booth at J47, Hall 4.2 to know about Impelsys Innovations Lab and the release of iPC Scholar version 2.0.

Impelsys Innovations Lab is a recently launched initiative where we will be working 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. Also at FBF 2019, iPC Scholar, Impelsys’ flagship content delivery platform for eBooks, journals, videos and courses, will be released with feature updates, it will have advanced support for content and learning delivery.

Speaking Sessions at FBF 2019 from Impelsys’ Leadership Team

New frontiers in Publishing and Education – Winning in the digital era Effective Knowledge Management and Digital Transformation strategies with iPC Scholar
Day 1: 16th October 2019 

11:00 – 11:30 am

Venue: Education Stage, Hall 4.2, C94

Speaker: Kotesh Govindaraju – EVP and Head of Americas – Impelsys Inc.

Day 1: 16th October 2019 

03:30 – 4:00 pm

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

Speaker: Stefan Kend – EVP and Head of EMEA & APAC – Impelsys Inc.

Frankfurter Buchmesse is the most important international event for the publishing industry, as well as a key trendsetter for society and a major cultural festival. The platform it provides for business opportunities, networking, education and entertainment for industry professionals and culture fans is exhaustive and unrivalled. Nowhere else would we meet more number of professionals from the media and publishing industry than at Frankfurt Book Fair. Professionals use this opportunity to expand their network and open up new business opportunities, to market their products or hunt for the right suppliers. It’s the biggest gathering of the publishing world, a global melting pot of everything that happens in the industry, a place to be for publishing professionals and literature fans from around the world.

Frankfurt Book Fair 2018

Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 concluded on 14th October 2018, the greatest show on Earth for the content industry, the coming together of global communities representing publishers, authors, literary agents, editors, retailers, service providers and all the stakeholders, Frankfurt Book Fair this year celebrated its 70th anniversary and it was a massive international success.

A total of 285,024 visitors attended the fair, 0.5 percent less than in 2017. However, overall international attendance increased at the fair this year, both in terms of exhibitors and trade visitors. With 7,503 exhibitors from 109 countries taking part at this year’s Frankfurter Buchmesse.

World-class authors turned Frankfurter Buchmesse into a literary festival. Authors, journalists, stars and VIPs gave engaging talks and entertaining performances at readings, discussions and other events. On the highlight was the new Frankfurt Pavilion, which was opened by Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the Nigerian novelist of the  Purple Hibiscus, Half of a Yellow Sun, and Americanah fame set the tone with her impressive speech on highly current topics such as migration, racism and women’s rights. During the five days of the fair, authors such as Paul Beatty, Dmitry Glukhovsky, Maja Lunde, Laksmi Pamuntiak, David Sedaris, Nguyen Ngoc Tu, Meg Wolitzer and many others thrilled their audiences.

Frankfurt Book Fair is one of the prime forums for global social and political discussions and according to the Director of Frankfurter Buchmesse, Juergen Boos, “there was a noticeable increase in the need for political participation; the desire is increasing to represent one’s own position and participate in the public discourse. A number of topics predominated during this year’s activities, including the importance of human rights, along with displacement and migration, populism and civic engagement.”

Guest of Honour Georgia’s presentation touched the hearts of the fair’s visitors – a presentation that expansively showcased the Georgian alphabet with elegance and ease, one that included performances, music, culinary discoveries, readings and, above all, an impressive range of literary voices

Frankfurt Book Fair is also the most significant gathering for the global scientific publishing industry and various technological innovations in the field of knowledge sharing and managing business information. And Hall 4.2 in FBF 2018 was where the future of scientific publishing could be gauged. No other place offers visitors a more comprehensive overview of the various publishing possibilities in the scientific sector.

Impelsys at 2018

Impelsys was camped in Hall 4.2 at Booth J55, being a prime supplier of vanguard platforms and technology services to the publishers and education providers worldwide, Impelsys is a consistent exhibitor at Frankfurt Book Fair. iPC Scholar – Impelsys’ flagship delivery platform for ebooks, journals, videos, courses and other content formats – launched in FBF 2017 was at showcase this year along with iPC Health, a newly launched digital content and learning delivery solution specifically designed for hospitals in Asia, to improve healthcare outcomes by fulfilling the training, development and compliance needs of healthcare professionals.

Frankfurter Buchmesse is the most significant event in the world of books and publishing, this event brings ample opportunities for everyone involved with books, publishing and digital technology to exchange experiences, find business opportunities and create connections.  For Impelsys the event is of greatest importance as it has provided us with immense opportunities to connect to the world. We thank the organizers and everyone involved with the Bushmesse 2018. We thank our partners and those who visited our booth and those we met and talked at the event, we will continue with the talks and come to a worthwhile conclusion starting great new relationships. The show will go on, next year we will again meet at the same grounds with even more exciting news and things to showcase. We will continue to innovate and serve the industry. The next big stop is London Book Fair, 12-14 March 2019.

Frankfurt Book Fair 2018

The greatest of all the publishing events in the world, Frankfurt Book Fair is around the corner. Running from October 10 to 14 this year at its usual venue, the Frankfurt Trade Fair grounds in Frankfurt, Germany, this event is the largest gathering of writing and publishing professionals in the world. Several thousand exhibitors representing book publishing, multimedia and technology companies, as well as content providers from all over the world gather in order to negotiate international publishing rights and license fees.

More than 7,300 exhibitors from over 100 countries and about 286425 visitors took part in 2017 edition of the fair. The fair which saw 4000 events take place in 2017 opens its gates for the general public in the final two days. The history of the fair goes 500 years when it was first held in 1454 after Johannes Gutenberg invented the printer. The modern version of the event is celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2018. The 70th Frankfurter Buchmesse will be attended by Federal President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Wednesday, 10 Oct. The Federal President will speak with Croatian author Ivana Sajko, the recipient of this year’s International Literature Award – Haus der Kulturen der Welt, and Belgian writer Stefan Hertmans of the War and Turpentine fame, on the topic “On Opining. How to Defend Freedom in Turbulent Times

Georgia, the East European nation is the Guest of Honour at FBF 2018, its richly diverse culture and literature will be showcased at the fair. Frankfurter Buchmesse is also the most important annual event for the digital content business and edtech industry. With the rapid digitization of content and tech enhanced publishing workflows, technology has become an intrinsic part of modern publishing. Impelsys, a leading provider of technology solutions and services for trade and academic publishers, education providers and enterprises, like every year, will be exhibiting at the 2018 edition of Frankfurt Book Fair, camped at booth J55 in Hall 4.2.

Impelsys’ rebranded and refurbished delivery technology iPC Scholar was launched last year at FBF and will be the highlight at Impelsys’ booth this year as well, its immense success and adoption in past months has been a reason for exuberance at Impelsys camp. The cloud hosted and microservices based solution enables publishers to integrate and securely deliver all their scholarly content and online courseware to researchers, professionals and students directly through their own branded portal. Another important showcase this year will be iPC Health, a digital content and learning delivery solution specifically designed for hospitals in Asia, to improve healthcare outcomes by fulfilling the training, development and compliance needs of healthcare professionals.

With numerous events and conferences Frankfurter Buchmesse is a major hub of knowledge and information. One such speaking session will be presented by Impelsys’ EVP and Head of Americas, Kotesh on the first day of the event, ie 10th Oct, at the Education Stage in Hall 4.2 between 5.30 to 6.00 pm. The topic of the talk is Boost member engagement and revenue growth by offering your consumers a wholesome digital experience”

The book fair is the most important international marketplace for content, as well as a key trendsetter for society and a major cultural festival. Nowhere else would we meet more number of professionals from the media and publishing industry than at Frankfurt Book Fair. Professionals use this opportunity to expand their network and open up new business opportunities, to market their products or hunt for the right suppliers. It’s the biggest gathering of the publishing world, a global melting pot of everything that happens in the industry, a place to be for publishing professionals from around the world.

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Impelsys, a leading provider of technology solutions and services for education providers, publishers and enterprises had a remarkable presence at the 2017 edition of Frankfurt Book Fair – the paramount event of the publishing world which concluded its 69th edition on 15th October 2017. Impelsys’ one of the most important product announcements in recent years – iPC Scholar drew great interest among visitors.

Frankfurt Book Fair once again claimed its position as the most significant event of the publishing industry, surpassing all previous figures and witnessing a host of political and industry figures with international clout. The fair this year, which saw 4000 events in total and 286,425 unique visitors (3 percent increase over the previous edition), established itself as an event not only significant for the industry, but also as a barometer of global socio-economic developments. The opening of the fair by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron and being attended by several important politicians signifies the political importance of the event.

A result of continuous improvement in impelsys’ flagship publishing infrastructure, iPublishCentral Suite, iPC Scholar is a comprehensive solution to manage and deliver all scholarly content in a single platform. It supports ebooks, journals, videos, courses, MOCs and document formats and has vanguard features that make scholarly content management efficient and effortless. iPC Health, a new platform for digital delivery of healthcare learning resources from Impelsys also drew positive response, it was evident on the various meetings between Sameer Shariff, Founder and CEO of Impelsys, and publishers

The feedback on iPC Scholar was described as ‘positive and great’ by Sameer Shariff, in his words, “We work hard on every product and service that we roll out, it’s a result of years of innovation which brings out products like iPC Scholar, this platform is a comprehensive all-in-one tool for publishers of scientific resources. The kind of response and feedback shown by visitors and experts alike was more than what we had anticipated, it reinforced our belief in ourselves and inspired us in furthering the excellence we bring out”. He further added, “The event also provided us with a platform to interact with our existing customers and further strengthen our relationships.”

Impelsys congratulates and thanks the fair organizer on successfully concluding such a humongous event. Through the years the event has helped Impelsys in delivering its message to the industry and showcasing its technologies. Impelsys thanks all the visitors who showed interest in its technologies and to partners who believe in it. Impelsys’ next big stop will be the London Book Fair 2018.

About Frankfurt Book Fair

The Frankfurt Book Fair is the international publishing industry’s biggest trade fair – with over 7,150 exhibitors from 106 countries, around 278,000 visitors, over 4,000 events and approximately 10,000 accredited journalists of which 2,400 are bloggers – in attendance. It also gathers key players from other media, including the film and games industries. Since 1976, the Frankfurt Book Fair has featured an annual Guest of Honour country, which showcases its book market, literature and culture to attendees in a variety of ways. The Frankfurt Book Fair organizes the participation of German publishers at around 20 international book fairs and hosts trade events throughout the year in major international markets. With its Business Club, the Frankfurt Book Fair offers essential services and an ideal setting for the activities of publishers, entrepreneurs, pioneers, experts and visionaries. Founded in 2016, THE ARTS+ is a business festival for creatives, investors, publishers, museums, tech companies, that takes place at Frankfurt Book Fair. The Frankfurt Book Fair is a subsidiary of the German Publishers & Booksellers Association. www.book-fair.com

About Impelsys

Impelsys 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.

To learn more, please write to corpmarketing@impelsys.com or visit https://www.impelsys.com/

Impelsys @ FBF'17

Frankfurt Book Fair, the paramount event of the publishing world concluded its 69th edition on 15th October 2017. The fair this year, which saw 4000 events in total and 286,425 unique visitors (3 percent increase over the previous edition), established itself as an event not only significant for the industry, but also as a barometer of global socio-economic developments. The opening of the fair by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron and being attended by several important politicians signifies the political importance of the event.

Frankfurt Book Fair once again claimed its position as the most significant event of the publishing industry, surpassing all previous figures and witnessing a host of political and industry figures with international clout. Dan Brown presented his new thriller “Origin” at the event, presence of authors like Margaret Atwood, Cecelia Ahern, Paula Hawkins, Nicholas Sparks, Daniel Kehlmann and Paul Maar made the occasion a celebration of literature. Guest of Honour, France was at the centre of the Frankfurt Book Fair 2017. “Francfort en Français” concluded the largest and most significant cultural project that France has ever organised with partners in Germany. During the week, 180 francophone authors met their readers at some 350 events.

The fair is also the most important meeting point and showcase of technologies that are shaping the publishing and education industry. At Hall 4.2 visitors could see some of the most advanced technological innovations in the industry at work, an interactive ideas laboratory on the future of learning, “World of Learning Lab” was organised by the European Learning Industry Group (ELIG).

Impelsys, a leading provider of technology solutions and services for education providers, publishers and enterprises had a remarkable presence at FBF 2017, its one of the most important product announcements in recent years –  iPublishCentral Scholar drew great interest among visitors. A result of continuous improvement in its flagship publishing infrastructure, iPublishCentral Suite, iPublishCentral Scholar is a comprehensive solution to manage and deliver all scholarly content in a single platform. It supports ebooks, journals, videos, courses, MOCs and document formats and has vanguard features that make scholarly content management efficient and effortless.

Teeming with visitors, Impelsys’ booth at J-55, Hall 4.2 had become a hub of discussion, the feedback on iPublishCentral Scholar was described as ‘positive and great’ by Sameer Shariff, Founder and CEO of Impelsys. iPublishCentral Health, a new platform for digital delivery of healthcare learning resources also drew positive response, it was evident on the various meetings between Sameer Shariff and publishers. He said that, “The event also provided us with a platform to interact with our existing customers and further strengthen our relationships.”

Impelsys congratulates and thanks the fair organizers on successfully concluding such a humongous event. Frankfurt Book Fair is like home coming to us, through the years the event has helped us in delivering our message to the industry and showcasing our technologies. We thank all the visitors who showed interest in our technologies and to our partners who believe in us and have helped make possible our advancement as a trusted provider of technology to the publishing and learning industry. We will keep on innovating and provide to the world the best we can. Our next big stop will be the London Book Fair 2018, till then the engine of innovation at Impelsys is at full throttle.

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