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Typing Tutor 12 and Typing Tutor Junior Interactive Learning CD-ROMs for Simon & Schuster Inc.

About the Client

Simon & Schuster, Inc. (a subsidiary of Viacom Inc, a premier media company) is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, providing customers worldwide with a diverse range of high-quality books and multimedia products spanning a wide variety of genres and formats.

Project Description

While base77 developed Typing Tutor version 12 as an upgraded successor to the Typing Tutor version 10 CD-ROM product (a renowned learning product from Knowledge Adventure), the team also conceptualized, designed, and developed a new product - Typing Tutor Junior (for children) from scratch, based on a science-fiction theme with a 3D environment. Both products are available in 8 different desktop and network editions. Besides customizable lesson plans and practice tests to help users improve their typing skills, the products also feature intuitive and user-friendly graphics interface with sixteen flash games designed to make learning fun.

Development Environment

Microsoft VB® 6.0, SQL Server 7.0, Realbasic® 3.0 for MAC, MS Access 2000, Install Shield, Macromedia Flash® 5.0, Adobe Photoshop® 5.0