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Israeli App developer JoyTunes gets U.N. recognition

Israel’s JoyTunes, which develops applications for fun music learning, received the United Nations’ “World Summit Award 2011” in a special ceremony held in Cairo, Egypt on April 27th.

According to the World Summit Award (WSA) press release, JoyTunes was selected by a Jury of ICT Experts in Hong Kong from 460 projects and 105 countries that were submitted by regional experts.

The press release quotes JoyTunes CEO Yuval Kaminka: “Eighty five percent of adults surveyed wished they knew how to play an instrument.” JoyTunes has developed award-winning interactive video games that help children and adults alike, discover their love of music. An elite team of developers, musicians and music educators created the unique patent-pending technology that lets music lovers worldwide create and enjoy playing real music with a real instrument.

JoyTunes has also announced a clever new application – Piano Dust Buster.  According to the Company’s website, this app allows music lovers to play songs using the touch of an instrument, while also encouraging children to discover or rediscover a love for music and the piano. The free application adds to another JoyTunes application – The Recorder Master – which has already received the 2010 “Parent’s Choice Award” and the 2011 and 2012 National Association of Music Merchants’ (NAMM), “Best Tool for Beginners Award.”

Check out this video on JoyTunes: