Kimico Releases BookBuddy 4.0, Now Utilizing Advanced Barcode Scanning Technology

BookBuddy is available for iPhone and iPod touch.

Hertzeliya, Israel, January 16, 2012 --( Kimico Ltd., a leading provider of high quality applications for iPhone and iPod touch, announced today the availability of BookBuddy 4.0, a highly anticipated update for the leading book management application for iPhone and iPod touch.

BookBuddy 4.0 now utilizes advanced scanning technology, allowing users to add books to BookBuddy in an easy and intuitive way.

BookBuddy users are now able to add large quantities of books to the program in a matter of minutes. By employing the iPhone's high resolution camera to scan and add books in one easy step, users can quickly and accurately create a complete book catalog. BookBuddy processes each scanned barcode and uses the ISBN (International Standard Book Number) to retrieve the full book details from Google Books.

"Enabling users catalog an entire book collection using scanning technology is a major leap forward for BookBuddy," said Mr. Adato, President and Founder of Kimico, Ltd., "Our customers find that this new feature is very quick, accurate, and easy to use."

BookBuddy is designed specifically for the iPhone and iPod touch to give users full control of their book collection directly on their iPhone device. No additional desktop application or online service is required.

Minimum Requirements:
iPhone or iPod touch running iOS 4.0 or later.

Pricing and Availability:
BookBuddy can be purchased for $4.99 (USD) directly on the iTunes App store.

A free version is available for preview.

About Kimico:
Located in Hertzeliya, Israel, Kimico is a software development company focused on bringing state of the art applications for iPhone and iPod touch. Kimico's main goal is to create high-quality applications which will enrich users lifestyle and improve their productivity while being easy and fun to use. For additional information about Kimico and their products, including full demonstration videos, please visit their website.

Kimico Ltd.
Andrea Elting