What is the PiQ music app 11.16.2011


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This white paper slide deck gives a quick description of the PiQ music app for iPhones, iPads and iTouches. PiQ is a unique musical instrument app with instant social sharing via SMS, Facebook and email of musical and voice recordings.

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What is the PiQ music app 11.16.2011

  1. 1. What  is  the   PiQ  music   app?  11/16/11   ©  Yuvee,  Inc.    All  rights  reserved.   1  
  2. 2. Answer  PiQ  is    •  a  unique  musical  instrument  for  iPhones,  iPads,  …  •  with  mulAple  finger  gestures  on  each  note  •  with  instant  social  sharing  of  musical  and  voice   recordings  by  SMS,  Facebook  or  email  •  that  users  can  customize  with  their  own  artwork  11/16/11   ©  Yuvee,  Inc.    All  rights  reserved.   2  
  3. 3. What  PiQ  does  The  PiQ  app  addresses  the  challenge  and  opportunity  of  designing  a  unique  musical  instrument  for  touchscreen  mobile  devices  that    (1)  takes  full  advantage  of  the  mulA-­‐gesture,  mulA-­‐touch   environment  (2)  is  designed  ergonomically  from  the  start  for  phone  and   tablet-­‐size  touchscreens  (3)  incorporates  instant  social  sharing  of  unique  musical   and  voice  recordings  via  mulAple  social  pathways   including  SMS,  Facebook  and  email  (4)  includes  an  integrated  cloud  component  to  expand  on   the  capabiliAes  of  a  pure  installed  app    11/16/11   ©  Yuvee,  Inc.    All  rights  reserved.   3  
  4. 4. What  else  PiQ  does  •  The  PiQ  app  also  addresses  the  challenge  and  opportunity   of  creaAng  a  new  “voice”  dimension  to  tradiAonal  SMS       •  SMS  is  one  of  the  most  used  and  convenient  communicaAon  services   on  mobile  devices  globally   •  However,  it  has  some  drawbacks   –  it  is  frequently  not  easy  to  convey  the  context  of  a  message  (is  the  sender   being  humorous,  angry  ironic,  very  happy,  etc)   –  for  visually  impaired  people,  typing  on  touchscreens  can  be  very  difficult     –  the  text  is  limited  in  length  •  By  adding  a  “voice”  component  to  tradiAonal  SMS,  PiQ   •  adds  a  powerful  new  dimension  to  texAng   •  makes  it  easy  for  visually  impaired  users  to  send  text  messages    11/16/11   ©  Yuvee,  Inc.    All  rights  reserved.   4  
  5. 5.      What’s  unique  about  PiQ?  •  PiQ  is  a  unique  mulA-­‐gesture,  mulA-­‐touch  musical   instrument  app  for  the  iPhone,  iTouch  and  iPad  •  PiQ  reinvents  how  people  create,  play  and  share  music   on  these  devices  •  Users  get  started  playing  music  in  the  simplest  possible   way,  and  move  quickly  into  playing  sophisAcated  music  •  PiQ  offers  a  range  of  intriguing  finger  gestures  and  tuning   opAons    11/16/11   ©  Yuvee,  Inc.    All  rights  reserved.   5  
  6. 6.    PiQ  Features  (lite  version)  The  “lite”  (free)  version  of  the  PiQ  app  offers:  •  a  powerful,  simple  user  interface  -­‐  powered  by  our   patented  “NeoKeys”  user  interface  technology  •  mulAple  finger  gestures  for  each  note  key  •  natural,  sharp  and  flat  notes  across  three  octaves  •  a  large  set  of  easily  played  major  and  minor  three-­‐note   chords    •  recording  funcAonality  (notes  and  voice)  •  personalizaAon  with  custom  artwork    11/16/11   ©  Yuvee,  Inc.    All  rights  reserved.   6  
  7. 7.    PiQ  Features  (full  version)  The  full  (paid  99  cent)  version  of  PiQ  offers:    •  all  of  the  features  of  the  “lite”  version  •  sharing  recorded  music  via  SMS,  Facebook  and  email    •  voice  SMS  (on  iPhones)      11/16/11   ©  Yuvee,  Inc.    All  rights  reserved.   7  
  8. 8.              Tim  Higginson,  inventor  of  PiQ  •  “PiQ  is  an  incredibly  intriguing  app,  offering  an   almost  unlimited  and  compelling  new  musical   experience  for  everyone  from  the  music   doodler  to  the  professional  musician.”  •  “We  call  PiQ:    music,  re-­‐invented  for  mobile.”      11/16/11   ©  Yuvee,  Inc.    All  rights  reserved.   8  
  9. 9. PiQ  Links  •  App  Store:    PiQ  =  hhp://itunes.apple.com/us/app/piq/id455263228?ls=1&mt=8    PiQ  Lite  =  hhp://itunes.apple.com/us/app/piq-­‐lite/id455267269?ls=1&mt=8    •  Youtube  tutorials:   hhp://www.youtube.com/user/PiQmusic    •  Facebook:   hhp://www.facebook.com/pages/PiQ-­‐music-­‐app/218815278130907      •  Press  release:   hhp://www.webwire.com/ViewPressRel.asp?aId=144589    11/16/11   ©  Yuvee,  Inc.    All  rights  reserved.   9  
  10. 10. AddiAonal  White  Papers  •  Smartphone  Icons  –  Improving  OrganizaAon  and  Access  •  The  Importance  of  “Cross-­‐Device”  Users  to  AdverAsers  …  and  How  to  Reach  Them  (coming  soon)  •  What  is  WebHub?  (coming  soon)  •  What  is  a  connecAon  engine?  (coming  soon)  •  Topics  in  innovaAon  in  mobile  technology  by  Yuvee  •  NeoKeys  –  How  it  works  and  why  it  is  criAcal  to  touchscreen  devices  •  What  is  the  NeoKeys  Mixed  Media  Keypad?  •  The  Challenge  of  Touchscreen  Cluher  (or  Making  Mobile  Screens  Big)  •  The  Non-­‐Subscriber  Revenue  ImperaAve  –  ROI  on  Telecoms  CapEx  •  Richness+Simplicity:    The  Holy  Grail  of  Mobile  UI  •  Yuvee  -­‐  Mobile  User  Experience  Conference  –  UX  Designers  Den  Slides  •  MoneAzing  the  Keypad  Real  Estate  on  Mobile  Devices  •  The  Changing  Face  of  User  Input  on  Mobile  Devices  •  Compound  versus  Elemental  Devices  –  New  Mobile  Device  Market  Strategies  •  The  Incredible  Shrinking  Search  Results  Page  •  Dynamic  Keypads:  Terminology  11/16/11   ©  Yuvee,  Inc.    All  rights  reserved.   10  
  11. 11. Where  to  Read  the  White  Papers  •  www.yuvee.com/prWhitePapers.php      •  www.slideshare.net  and  www.scribd.com    •  Tim  Higginson s  profile  on  www.linkedin.com    •  Find  them  using  a  Google,  Bing  or  other  search  11/16/11   ©  Yuvee,  Inc.    All  rights  reserved.   11  
  12. 12. About  Yuvee   §  Yuvee –  owns a global patent portfolio in mobile –  develops and operates www.webhub.mobi –  designs, develops and licenses innovation in mobile and converged device user experiences that make the next generation mobile and converged lifestyle effortless and immersive, including the mobile Web and apps –  provides advisory services in multiple areas relating innovation and the mobile and converged and cross-device user experience §  Contact •  Tim Higginson at info@yuvee.com •  www.yuvee.comPatents issued and pending – see lists at www.yuvee.com.Yuvee, PiQ, WebHub and NeoKeys are trademarks of Yuvee, Inc.Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. No relationship or endorsement is intended or implied. 11/16/11   ©  Yuvee,  Inc.    All  rights  reserved.   12