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Novel Effect Co-founder Melissa Hammersley To Present At Voice 2019 In Newark, Nj
NEWARK, NJ — Melissa Hammersley, the Co-Founder and Chief Design Officer of the groundbreaking voice-interactive entertainment company Novel Effect, will participate in two presentations during the second annual VOICE Summit being held
Award-winning Novel Effect Debuts New Platform, New Features, New Look
Seattle, WA — Novel Effect, the groundbreaking voice-driven entertainment company, announced today the release of their Novel Effect: Read Aloud Books app for Google Play. This release brings their patent-pending reading platform, which plays background music
and sound effects synced to a storyteller’s voice as a book is read aloud, to millions of additional parents and educators who use Android devices.
Novel Effect Invites Librarians To Join Their Storytime Squad
SEATTLE, WA — Novel Effect, the groundbreaking voice-driven storytelling company, announced today the launch of its Storytime Squad literacy initiative, which will regularly receive free resources from Novel Effect. These resources include books, activities, and other goodies designed to increase young readers’ engagement during storytime.
Novel Effect Receives Back-to-back Honors From Cynopsis Media and Digital Book World
SEATTLE, WA — Novel Effect, a Seattle-based technology company that uses voice recognition to bring stories of all kinds to life with sound, is thrilled to announce they have added three more honors to their award-winning 2018!
The Cousins, John Colaneri and Anthony Carrino, team up with Novel Effect to “construct” a soundtrack for their new children’s book
SEATTLE, WA — Novel Effect, a Seattle-based voice technology company, announced today that they have partnered with HGTV stars, cousins, and best friends John Colaneri and Anthony Carrino to create a voice interactive soundtrack for The Cousin’s upcoming children’s book, What Can You Do with a Toolbox?, published by Simon & Schuster.
Novel effect, the voice interactive app that brings stories to life, wins Webby, raises $3 million in series a funding
SEATTLE, WA — Novel Effect, the voice interactive app featured on Shark Tank, follows its win for Best Integrated Mobile Experience at the 22nd Annual Webby Awards by closing a $3 million Series A investment round co-led by Alpha Edison, TenOneTen Ventures, and Waverley Capital.