San Diego, CA, August 14, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- DigaWorks Corporation, an interactive online solutions provider for organizations nationwide, has recently won Adobe's popular "Adobe Site of the Day" award for its In Your Kitchen (www.inyourkitchen.com) website development project. Adobe recognizes websites based on their use of strong visual designs, superior functionality, and innovative uses of Adobe products. In the site design, DigaWorks leveraged the use of Adobe’s Dreamweaver, Flash, Flash Player, and Photoshop. The differentiating factor was the videos displayed on the site, which were shot in HD and streamed from a Flash Media Streaming Server.
"HD video on the Internet is the next big thing. At this point only some large companies are utilizing this technology," John Paoletto, Chief Creative Officer for DigaWorks explains. "This is what makes this site so special. Video has been around for a while on the Internet, but the use of HD video is pretty new and the delivery of it takes quite a bit of knowledge and resources."
In Your Kitchen is an all-video cooking website that features gourmet recipes, chef interviews, industry expert advice, tutorials, and social networking features that enable visitors to upload their own videos and interact with other cooks. The aim is to inspire every home cook to get into the kitchen and have fun.
"We’re proud of the fact that our site won Adobe’s Site of the Day award," says Managing Editor of In Your Kitchen, Diane Stopford. "This award provides clarification that the website is very good visually and very easy to navigate, which, in turn, will generate a lot of traffic for us. It’s a wonderful honor."
"We guided the In Your Kitchen staff through the project and advised on the route to take and the technology to implement," says Partner and Chief Technology Officer for DigaWorks, Claudia Paoletto. "In the end, the site has become quite popular in its short time on the web and it’s obviously already an award winner that we’re very proud of."
Adobe Site of the Day awards are given out daily to submitted websites. DigaWorks submitted the In Your Kitchen site about two weeks ago, vying for the award against a few thousand other sites. Other recent winners include Continental Airlines, Lincoln, Starbucks, Sony, and other high-profile sites.
"It is such a great honor for DigaWorks to be recognized by Adobe," states Paoletto. "After years of hard work it feels really good to be recognized by Adobe as an award-winning developer. Adobe is a staple in our industry. Just about all website development starts and ends with their tools and software."
As a result of winning the award, Adobe featured the In Your Kitchen site in the Showcase Section of the Adobe website (www.adobe.com/showcase) on Monday, May 19, 2008 – and throughout the following weekend.
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About DigaWorks Corporation
Based in San Diego, CA, DigaWorks Corporation is an interactive online solutions provider for organizations nationwide, producing projects from custom Internet application development to strategic online marketing campaigns. DigaWorks uses such tools as social networking, web 2.0, HD video, custom application development, and AJAX development, integrating these technologies with their clients’ businesses. The company’s primary services consist of web development and design, custom application development, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), online marketing campaigns, Flash development, web traffic analysis, website maintenance, and more. For more information, visit www.digaworks.com.