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Re: Let's introduce ourselves

From: Xu Zheng (gardenia) <zxu@gardenia-corp.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2022 20:28:59 -0400
Message-ID: <8312f2c4-fc0c-413b-1d49-57a8d297cbd7@gardenia-corp.com>
To: Arthur Attwell <arthur@arthurattwell.com>, W3C Publishing Community Group <public-publishingcg@w3.org>
Cc: W3C EPUB 3 Community Group <public-epub3@w3.org>
Thanks for contributing to this thread!

Nice to have you and everyone around the world


Cheers,

Zheng


On 2022-03-16 6:00 a.m., Arthur Attwell wrote:
> Hello
>
> This is a lovely thread, thank you!
>
> I lead a small team in Cape Town, South Africa, called Electric Book 
> Works. We do publishing strategy and production work for clients 
> around the world -- mostly in education and social impact. We 
> specialise in publishing to the web, in print, and in epub 
> simultaneously, which is very important when your books need to make 
> an impact at scale. We spend a lot of time figuring out how to make 
> book features work well across all three formats.
>
> I'm also involved with non-profit publishing in children's books and 
> healthcare.
>
> Arthur
> --
> Arthur Attwell
> arthurattwell.com <http://arthurattwell.com>
> electricbookworks.com <http://electricbookworks.com>
>
>
>
>
> On Wed, 16 Mar 2022 at 11:24, Jean-Marie Geffroy <jmg@mantano.com> wrote:
>
>     Hi everybody,
>
>     I am Jean-Marie Geffroy, Founder at Mantano. We have developed
>     reading apps since 2007. After developing reading apps integrating
>     Adobe RMSDK and Mobipocket SDK for e-reader manufacturers such as
>     Netronix and e-ink smartphones (Yotaphone), we launched our own
>     Mantano Reader brand of reading apps for iOS and Android.
>
>     Since then, we are contributing a significant amount of
>     open-source code to Readium and more:
>
>       * In 2016 we shared the first LCP implementation to EDRLab
>         <https://www.edrlab.org/2016/01/15/mantano-shares-its-lcp-source-code-with-readium> and
>         allowed LCP to get traction.
>       * In 2018-2019 we worked on R2 for EDRLab as contractors to
>         improve LCP and adapt it to PDF.
>       * In 2022 we open-sourced Iridium
>         <https://github.com/Mantano/iridium>, which is our adaptation
>         of R2 to the Dart language (Flutter for UI-related modules).
>         Iridium includes a full-Dart LCP Client implementation.
>
>     We are also the developers of self-study language learning apps
>     for the french pioneer in this domain, Assimil.
>
>     I also have been a board member at Readium Foundation and EDRLab.
>     Happy to be in this group and eager to "have fun" on some topics.
>
>     Very best regards
>
>     *Jean-Marie Geffroy*
>     President&Founder
>     *MANTANO*
>     34 boulevard des Italiens
>     75009 Paris
>     06 68 69 24 04
>     http://mantano.com
>     Le 15 mars 2022 à 15:43 +0000, Zheng Xu <zxu@gardenia-corp.com>, a
>     écrit :
>>     Hi folks
>>
>>     Some of you might have noticed that I started to ask new joined
>>     members to introduce themselves shortly.
>>
>>     Actually I think maybe it's also a good time to introduce
>>     ourselves to new members and each other as well since the CG
>>     started to be active during covid and I think a lot of us did not
>>     know each other and might have missed some of the PCG meetings
>>     (which is totally fine).
>>
>>     Ok, I will run a quick introduction of myself.
>>
>>     My name is Zheng Xu. I am located in Ottawa (Canada) and founder
>>     of Gardenia Corp (a digital reading system firm).
>>     I joined PCG because I hope I could help with prototyping new
>>     reading experiences, test new concepts and most importantly -
>>     make them into a real product or spec to benefit digital book
>>     readers.
>>
>>
>>     Cheers,
>>     Zheng
>>
-- 
Zheng Xu

Chief Executive Officer
Gardenia Corp
https://gardenia-corp.com/
Received on Thursday, 17 March 2022 00:29:13 UTC

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