2012: An Overview of IDEAL Group and its Subsidiary Companies

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2012: An Overview of IDEAL Group and its Subsidiary Companies:
1. Apps4android
2. Easy Access
3. EasyCC
4. InftyReader Group
5. Onymous Heroes
6. Online Conferencing Systems Group

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2012: An Overview of IDEAL Group and its Subsidiary Companies

  1. 1. 6.8+ million installations in 136 countries! Overview of IDEAL Group and Apps4Android Steve Jacobs, President IDEAL Group, Inc. and, CEO, Apps4Android, Inc. Phone: (614) 777-0660 TTY: (800) 750-0750 steve.jacobs@apps4android.org Steve Jacobs Bio Updated on December 24, 2012Copyright © 2009-2013 by Apps4Android, Inc. All rights reserved. 1/19
  2. 2. About IDEAL Group, Inc.• IDEAL Group is a 2002 spin-off from IDEAL at NCR Corporation• IDEAL Group is the parent of six subsidiary companies (covered on the next slides)• Please click here for a detailed history of IDEAL Group, Inc. Copyright © 2009-2013 by Apps4Android, Inc. All rights reserved. 2/19
  3. 3. IDEAL Group Company Values• IDEAL Group, Inc. and its subsidiary companies are all Not Just For Profit (NJFP) corporations.• NJFP is a concept that embraces an expanded set of values for defining and evaluating a companys performance. One key value is the level of success in driving significant cost-effective benefits for customers while operating in a self-sustainable manner. Copyright © 2009-2013 by Apps4Android, Inc. All rights reserved. 3/19
  4. 4. IDEAL Groups Mission"to enhance the independence, quality-of-life, quality-of- education and employability of individuals withdisabilities through the development of fully-accessible, high-quality, cost-effective, products and services" Copyright © 2009-2013 by Apps4Android, Inc. All rights reserved. 4/19
  5. 5. IDEAL Group Subsidiaries (1/6)Online Conferencing Systems Group, Inc.Established in January, 2003,Online Conferencing Systems Group offers fully-accessible, 508-compliant, online conferencing anddistance-learning services, systems and support. Everymonth thousands of people from every corner of theworld use IDEAL Conference to meet, participate in,and deliver accessible webinars. Copyright © 2009-2013 by Apps4Android, Inc. All rights reserved. 5/19
  6. 6. IDEAL Group Subsidiaries (2/6)InftyReader Group, Inc.Established in March, 2007, InftyReader Group offers asophisticated optical character recognition applicationthat is used by thousands of universities around theworld to recognize, convert, and enable the editing ofmath documents into accessible formats in support ofstudents with print disabilities. Converted formatsinclude LaTeX, MathML, Human Readable TeX, andWord XML.You Tube Videos of InftyReader in Action!! Copyright © 2009-2013 by Apps4Android, Inc. All rights reserved. 6/19
  7. 7. IDEAL Group Subsidiaries (3/6)EasyCC, Inc.Established in June, 2008, EasyCC is atelecommunications company that provides real-timetext-streaming products, services, and infrastructures.EasyCCs cost-effective offerings are accessible on anyplatform, including mobile devices. EasyCC’sinfrastructure provides the ability to generate captionsusing advanced speech recognition technology... whileenabling the correction of misinterpreted and misspelledwords in real-time.EasyCC Caption Correction System Explained Copyright © 2009-2013 by Apps4Android, Inc. All rights reserved. 7/19
  8. 8. IDEAL Group Subsidiaries (4/6)Onymous Heroes, Inc.Acquired in July, 2010, Onymous Heroes developsAndroid utilities, browsers, application installers, imageanimation applications and much more. There are 19applications in all. Twelve of the applications areavailable on Android Market. Six of Onymousapplications were sold to other companies. Onymoushas 1.5 million installations in 136 countries. Copyright © 2009-2013 by Apps4Android, Inc. All rights reserved. 8/19
  9. 9. IDEAL Group Subsidiaries (5/6)Easy Access, Inc.Established in October, 2011, Easy Access is a jointventure company of Apps4Android andAccessible Systems of India. Easy Access providesaccessible document conversion utilities, readingapplications, and services that address the access needsof individuals with print disabilities. Copyright © 2009-2013 by Apps4Android, Inc. All rights reserved. 9/19
  10. 10. IDEAL Group Subsidiaries (6/6)Apps4Android, Inc.Established in January, 2009, Apps4Android is theworld’s largest developer of Android accessibilityapplications with 6.8 million installations in 136countries. Apps4Android has developed 50 mobileaccessibility applications. Twenty-six ofApps4Androids applications are available from GooglePlay. being used on 2,265 different devices, made by57 manufacturers and distributed by 70 wirelessservice providers. Here is a listing of Apps4Android’s700,000 installations for Wireless Services Providersand their ratings. Copyright © 2009-2013 by Apps4Android, Inc. All rights reserved. 10/19
  11. 11. Apps4Android 2012 Revenue Breakdown (1/3)1. Percentage of total revenue from contracts: • Wireless service providers 20% • Wireless device manufacturers 40%2. Percentage of total revenue from grants: • Federal: 20% • City, State and Other: 5% Copyright © 2009-2013 by Apps4Android, Inc. All rights reserved. 11/19
  12. 12. Apps4Android Revenue Breakdown (2/3)3. Development offsets (10% total)1 • Onymous Heroes, Inc. 2% development offset, expandable to 5% if needed • Easy Access, Inc. No offsets at this time. • IDEAL Group, Inc. 2% development offset, expandable to 5% if needed1 Development resources provided to Apps4Android, at no cost, bysister companies Copyright © 2009-2013 by Apps4Android, Inc. All rights reserved. 12/19
  13. 13. Apps4Android Revenue Breakdown (2/3)3. Development offsets1 (continued): • Online Conferencing Systems Group, Inc. 2% development offset, expandable to 5% if needed • InftyReader Group, Inc. 2% development offset, expandable to 5% if needed • EasyCC, Inc. 2% development offset, expandable to 5% if needed4. Private Corporate Investments 5%1 Development resources provided to Apps4Android, at no cost, bysister companies Copyright © 2009-2013 by Apps4Android, Inc. All rights reserved. 13/19
  14. 14. Total Installations IDEAL Group Android Total InstallationsDevelopment Company 12/07/12Apps4Android, Inc. 6,816,930Onymous Heroes, Inc. 1,498,427 Total: 8,315,357 Copyright © 2009-2013 by Apps4Android, Inc. All rights reserved. 14/19
  15. 15. Application Development Economies of Scale• Apps4Android average development cost per installation: 9¢ Copyright © 2009-2013 by Apps4Android, Inc. All rights reserved. 15/19
  16. 16. Sampling of Major Apps4Android Projects Works-in-Progress• IDEAL ePub3 Reader• YouDescribe for Audio Description• EasyCC Caption Correction System• IDEAL Voter Information Guide and Poll-Worker Training eBook• Telecollaboration Systems Open Access Tool Tray• IDEAL Movie Maker1• IDEAL Voice Box11 Please contact steve.jacobs (at) ideal-group.org for additional information. Copyright © 2009-2013 by Apps4Android, Inc. All rights reserved. 16/19
  17. 17. Apps4Androids 2012 InternsCopyright © 2009-2013 by Apps4Android, Inc. All rights reserved. 17/19
  18. 18. Sampling of Apps4Android You Tube VideosSampling 1 (25 videos)Sampling 2 (14 videos)Sampling 3 (12 videos) Copyright © 2009-2013 by Apps4Android, Inc. All rights reserved. 18/19
  19. 19. Weve only just begun!As Tom Brokaw once stated, "Its easy to make a buck. Itsa lot tougher to make a difference."Our goal to make a difference in the lives of millions ofpeople with disabilities, one low/no-cost assistivetechnology application at a time.We invite you to keep an eye on our progress! Apps4Androids RSS feedSincerely,Steve Jacobs, PresidentIDEAL Group, Inc. and,CEO, Apps4Android, Inc. Copyright © 2009-2013 by Apps4Android, Inc. All rights reserved. 19/19

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