Tuesday, January 24, 2012
#RootsTech 2012: brightsolid is Coming to America with New Genealogy Product
brightsolid CEO Chris van der Kuyl will be announcing the launch of a new product into the U.S. market at RootsTech, the major family history and technology conference, taking place in Salt Lake City, Utah from 2-4 February 2012.
Van der Kuyl will address a brightsolid-sponsored lunch on Thursday, 2 February with a talk on, “Why Everyone Deserves Their Own Episode of ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ and How brightsolid Will Help You Get There.” brightsolid has been at the forefront of technological innovations in family history for over three decades. It hosts over a billion genealogical records across its family of brands and was this month voted Best Genealogy Organisation in the online Gene Awards.
Since 1994, brightsolid group has been delivering online innovation and pioneering the expansion of the genealogy market with leading family history websites including the global network of findmypast sites, plus ScotlandsPeople, GenesReunited, and britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk, together servicing over 18 million registered customers worldwide. Over the past year, brightsolid’s online publishing portfolio has introduced new and improved collections.
brightsolid is also proud to be part of the 1940 US Census Community Project, a joint initiative with Archives.com, FamilySearch and other leading genealogy organisations, which aims to make the census searchable as quickly as possible after its release. The completion of the project will allow anyone to search for their ancestors in the 1940 census for free online."
At brightsolid we are committed to making family history accessible for all and believe access to these records will transform the family history market in the US,” commented Van der Kuyl.
brightsolid online innovation is owned by Publisher DC Thomson