Voice Bank has Started Delivering MANGA for iPhone/iPod touch Users, as 'Digital Manga Project' with Digital Manga Association of Japan

Nov 19th 2007
Announcement at International Comic Artist Conference at Hong Kong Business Editors/Entertainment Editors International Comic Artist Confference at Hong Kong

HYOGO, Japan--November 19th, 2007--VOICE-BANK(CEO:Yoshihide Kinokawa), Inc. announced at International Comic Artist Confference at Hong Kong that they will start delivering MANGA for iPhone/iPod touch users as 'Digital Manga Project' with Digital Manga Association Japan (Chairman: Monkey Punch).

With a unique touch panel instead of a keypad, iPhone/iPod touch are one of the most desired mobile devices since arriving this year. With cooperation of the Digital Manga Association of Japan, Voice Bank, Inc, has started a 'Digital Manga Project'(http://www.digitalmanga.org), that enables users to view Manga on their iPhone/iPod touch by Safari.

Yoshihide Kinokawa, CEO of Voice Bank, Inc. showed a Manga on iPhone/iPod touch with Machiko Satonaka, a speaker at International Comic Artist Conference at Hong Kong on the 17th.

'Digital Manga Project' provide the application for viewing a Manga on iPhone/iPod touch as the proof experiment. 'Digital Manga Project' will research the ideal way of a Digital Manga ,verification of characteristic only of WiFi connection and new software and hardware.





Digital Manga Project http://www.digitalmanga.org

ABOUT Digital Manga Association Japan (http://www.dma-j.net/)
Toshima-ku, Tokyo, founded in March 1st 2003
Chairperson: Monkey Punch
Vice-chairperson: Tetsuya Chiba / Michiko Satonaka

Mission:
Seeking for better ways of expression and research for Manga,sharing wisdom and knowledge of technology when creating digital Manga.
Research for copyrights for digital Manga.

ABOUT US
VOICE-BANK, Inc. has grown as a leading software developer by providing services such as "Kero-log", a voiceblog portal, and its VXML gateway technology (powered by PLUM) to many other content providers and companies running portal websites in Japan. VOICE-BANK,Inc. is in charge of the Japan booth at Podcast and New Media Expo Conference (Ontario, CA).

Service:
Podcasting
ASP system for charging for contents
Voice-blog portal, "Kero-log"
Aggregation software "Alligator"

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