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Company Overview of Inkling Systems Inc.

Company Overview

Inkling Systems Inc. develops interactive applications for iPads. It offers its application under the name Inkling. The company’s application comprises chapters, pages, questions, illustrations, videos, and quiz. It also offers interactive digital travel guides that include various retina-optimized photographs; and features, such as interactive guided destination tours and interactive maps, notebooks with shared note and Web links, and real-time weather. Inkling Systems Inc. was formerly known as SInkling Systems Inc. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California.

153 Kearny Street

5th Floor

San Francisco, CA 94108

United States

Founded in 2009



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Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

Inkling Systems Inc. Key Developments

Elsevier Selects Inkling's Digital Platform for Expert Consult, Student Consult

Elsevier has selected Inkling to power the next generation of its Expert Consult and Student Consult medical reference and medical learning platforms. The company said that all of Elsevier's medical reference and learning content will be available through Inkling's standard-setting reading and search experience. Elsevier said that both existing and new users will enjoy easy search, consistent structure, rich media, social and community features, and seamless electronic access from any device. As part of this agreement, Elsevier will bring more than 650 leading medical titles to Inkling and will use Inkling Habitat, the industry-leading cloud publishing platform, to build and manage this content so that it's consistently structured, searchable, and easily updated. Expert Consult and Student Consult users will enjoy the Inkling features medical professionals and students around the globe have come to expect - truly interactive content that brings new meaning to illustrations, and allows readers' annotations to travel across their devices and be shared with others. The company said that current Expert Consult and Student Consult users will be automatically upgraded to the new experience. New and returning customers can buy access to specific topics, individual chapters, and complete content sets directly on ExpertConsult.com and StudentConsult.com.

Standard Nine Inc Launches Frommer’s travel guides for iPhone and iPad

Standard Nine Inc. launched a new series of Frommer’s interactive digital travel guides. The company already powers a number of iPad book apps, including the Culinary Institute of America’s 'Professional Chef' and Open Air Publishing titles like food52 holiday survival guide and speakeasy cocktails. The Frommer’s titles seven of them at launch, with at least a dozen more rolling out by the end of the year will be available for iPhone as well as iPad and cost $9.99 or $14.99 (depending on the size of the destination) in the iTunes store. The titles launched are among Frommer’s bestselling guides in print Costa Rica, France, Alaska, California, Japan, Spain and Great Britain. The guides include lots of retina-optimized photographs most of which Frommer’s hadn’t been able to fit into its print guides before and features like interactive guided destination tours and interactive maps, notebooks with shared notes and web links, and real-time weather.

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