Donegal start-up helps newspaper editors aggregate content for the digital age

19 Mar 2015246 Views

A Letterkenny-based company called 3D Issue is at the heart of efforts to help newspaper publishers automate the delivery of well-packaged content to their audiences.

3D Issue has developed a platform for creating and publishing interactive digital content.

The company has launched a new content aggregation and delivery product called Hubs which enables publishers to extract content from any online source, CRM or social feed and then instantly deliver that content into a responsive web publication or mobile app.

“Hubs is an easy-to-use tool that allows you to package your content in a matter of seconds, allowing users simply to select their sources and then build the content stream which they require,” explaind CEO and founder Paul McNulty.

“The result is an auto-updating publication that provides live content on demand – perfect for creating news walls for companies, events or for powering content delivery for your mobile app.”

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Hubs has already been implemented by leading digital media powerhouses such as the Chicago Sun-Times which uses the Hubs technology to power hundreds of regional news apps throughout the US.

“The Chicago Sun-Times already features a number of specialist technologies to improve user experience and Hubs integrates well with our existing technology stack,” explained Timothy Landon, CEO of the Sun Times Network.

“As a result of this strategy, our audience has more than doubled in 90 days and that upwards trend is continuing.”

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John Kennedy is an award-winning technology journalist who served as editor of Siliconrepublic.com for 17 years.

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