LiquidPixels Enables BizRate.com to Deliver 30 Million Dynamic Online Product Images for Consumers Shopping at Over 40,000 Stores
ROCHESTER, N.Y.--March 9, 2004-- LiquidPixels, Inc., the leader in dynamic imaging, announced the successful deployment of LiquiFire® solutions and services to power BizRate.com`s image-intensive and extensive online shopping site. Generating and delivering tens of millions of images daily through the BizRate.com search engine, LiquidPixels is providing the cutting edge functionality and scalability demanded by BizRate.com`s comparison shopping search experience.
"Efficient delivery of high-quality product imagery to millions of shoppers poses significant challenges. With LiquiFire, we are solving complex image handling issues and enjoying an excellent return on our investment," stated Jody Mulkey, BizRate.com`s Vice-President of Data Systems.
Leading into the busy holiday season, BizRate.com chose the LiquiFire platform as the best solution to address their image creation, storage and management needs. Mr. Mulkey added, "A picture speaks a thousand words when it comes to shopping online, as 86% of all online buyers say viewing images of items is very important to the buying process."
LiquiFire dynamic imaging solutions easily integrate with customer workflows, allowing flexibility and personalization of the online image experience while reducing overall costs. LiquiFire customers are able to automate current processes as well as extend imagery well beyond standard online industry practices.
Said LiquidPixels CEO Steve Kristy, "We are very excited to have a technology leader such as BizRate.com as a dynamic imaging customer. Online shopping is a visually intensive activity and BizRate.com has created a superb environment for fast, efficient comparison shopping."
About LiquidPixels, Inc.
LiquidPixels is the leading supplier of enterprise-level dynamic imaging solutions. Since their introduction in 2000, LiquiFire imaging servers have streamlined image workflow to dramatically reduce costs while enhancing the online user experience and increasing the likelihood of purchase. LiquidPixels makes its patent-pending technology available as a hosted service or via on-site enterprise servers with tailored solutions for customers with unique needs. A privately held company, LiquidPixels operates facilities in Rochester, NY and Boston, MA. For more information, visit www.liquidpixels.com, call 866.808.4937, or write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Founded in 1996, BizRate.com is the largest, fastest and most accurate shopping search engine on the Web. With an index of over 30 million product offerings from more than 40,000 stores, BizRate.com uses ShopRank(TM), a proprietary shopping search algorithm, to produce the industry`s most relevant search results by weighing price, popularity and availability of products, against the reputations of merchants that sell them. At the heart of ShopRank(TM) are BizRate.com`s signature merchant and product ratings, collected from more than one million online buyers each month, making them the most reliable ratings on the Web. Every week, the BizRate.com shopping search engine prepares millions of shoppers to make smarter, more confident purchases and sends them directly to the checkout page of thousands of online merchants.
LiquidPixels® and LiquiFire® are registered trademarks of LiquidPixels, Inc. BizRate® and BizRate.com® are registered service marks of BizRate.com. ShopRank is a trademark of BizRate.com. All other marks are the properties of their respective owners.
LiquidPixels, Inc., Rochester
Troy Kenyon, 866-808-4937 x215
Helen Malani, 310-754-1280