SOURCE: Cinsay, Inc.

Cinsay, Inc.

May 02, 2011 09:35 ET

Cinsay, Inc. to Drive Online Open Edition Sales for Pacific Metro, LLC, the Official Publisher of Thomas Kinkade Imagery, With Unprecedented Content-to-Commerce Video Technology

Innovative eCommerce Technology and Embeddable Video Player to Augment Retail Website for Renowned "Painter of Light"

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - May 2, 2011) - Pacific Metro, LLC, the official publisher of world renowned "Painter of Light" Thomas Kinkade's images, today signed an agreement with Cinsay, Inc., whereby Cinsay's innovative eCommerce technology will deliver select video content of open edition products to Pacific Metro's website at www.thomaskinkade.com. One of the contemporary art world's largest selling living artists, Kinkade's vast catalogue of imagery and related merchandise will now benefit from new video content delivery and integrated social networking messaging which is expected to increase the artist's open edition sales even further among the countless fans who celebrate his work.

"The technology developed by Cinsay adds a force multiplying element to our eCommerce offering allowing us to bolster our web sales with powerful video content featuring Thom and his paintings," said Frank Teruel, COO of Kinkade group of companies. "As an artist, Thom's mission has been to make art accessible to everyone irrespective of station in life. Cinsay's video delivery will facilitate that mission."

Matthew Papish, President and CEO of Cinsay, Inc., added, "As only a handful of artists can claim, Mr. Kinkade accomplishes through his work what few of us can ever imagine. Through his images, he shares his vision of a world infused with the light of goodness and beauty, and this vision has resonated with millions throughout the world. We are extremely pleased that he has partnered with us to augment his already-successful online business with the power of our technology and eCommerce platform, and we anticipate that sales increases will reflect the power of this technology."

About Pacific Metro and Thomas Kinkade. We are proud to represent an artist whose images capture the imagination and move the soul. Few companies have the privilege to produce and publish products that so profoundly affect customers. Located in California's Silicon Valley, we are the official publishers of Thomas Kinkade's works delivered to consumers through a vast national gallery network, international distribution, television programs like Shop NBC, and through the Web at www.thomaskinkade.com. There is no greater testament to Thom's mission that art be accessible for everyone to enjoy than the millions of Kinkade images that grace the walls of homes across America and around the world. Through a myriad of genres, Thom's ability to present his subject in an idyllic setting inspires the viewer to imagine the world full of beauty, intrigue, and adventure. For over 25 years, Thom has painted over 1,000 masterworks covering topics that resonate in a profound way with our over 25 million customers. Hidden in his paintings are messages that speak to Thom's inspiration for each image. Whether including the initials of family members, hiding Disney characters, or embedding hearts for special occasions and loved ones, each image contain treasures that add to their mystique. Thom is also an accomplished author and speaker. He has authored or has been the subject of over 140 books. He is a New York Times and USA Today best-selling author, has won numerous awards, and has been prolific in his charity work raising millions for various charities.

More About Cinsay, Inc. Cinsay, Inc. delivers groundbreaking media and eCommerce experiences through its next-generation video, advertising, and eCommerce enterprise platform. Leveraging the latest internet and mobile technology, Cinsay provides a cost-effective and uniquely portable way for brands, retailers, and content owners to target their customers across the web, social, and mobile channels. The Cinsay platform leverages the strong impact video content has on a consumer's decision to purchase and then Cinsay's proprietary eCommerce software brings the store to the consumer and successfully turns a viewer into a shopper and a shopper into a buyer.

Based in Austin, Texas, with offices in Dallas and Los Angeles, Cinsay is a privately-held company.

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