"We are proud to partner with Baker & Taylor to introduce our digital download technology into the library space," said Mitch Kroll, co-founder and CEO of Findaway World. "We are energized that patrons can now access our comprehensive catalog of audiobooks on their own devices – whenever and wherever they want to listen."
The Acoustik audiobook app is free to download and available for iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch through Apple's App Store and for Android Smartphones and tablet devices through Google Play (formerly Android Market). Acoustik audiobook apps for additional operating systems will be announced later this year.
About Baker & TaylorBaker & Taylor, Inc. ( www.baker-taylor.com) is the world's largest distributor of books, digital content and entertainment products. The company offers cutting-edge digital media services and innovative technology platforms to thousands of publishers, libraries and retailers worldwide. Baker & Taylor also offers industry-leading customized library services and retail merchandising solutions. Charlotte, N.C.-based Baker & Taylor is majority owned by Castle Harlan Partners IV, L.P., an institutional private equity fund managed by Castle Harlan, Inc., a leading private equity investment firm.
About Findaway World Findaway World LLC, creators of Playaway®, Playaway View®, and Catalist Digital, is a private company based in Cleveland, Ohio dedicated to delivering simple and immediate access to digital content. To learn more about the company, its innovative products and Findawayers, visit www.findawayworld.com.SOURCE Baker & Taylor, Inc.