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Release Date: 2016.04.08

14Eleven Development, a technology startup focused on mobile and web solutions, today announced that it has acquired The Traveler, a mobile trip journal and travel companion app. The acquisition provides an exciting opportunity to continue the evolution of The Traveler by delivering a compelling and powerful set of tools to view, edit and share the journeys of travelers from around the world.

Based on an app developed by Ball State University and first appearing on the Google Play Store in 2012, The Traveler is there to help users capture and organize their travels, wherever the journey may take them. With recorded paths using GPS and Google Maps, the app follows their every step. Captured photos, videos, sketches, audio clips and location markers are geotagged along the path with additional options for notes and place information. Through a partnership with GuideAdvisor.com, the app features over 9000 "guides nearby" from more than 100 countries. In addition, users can track their fitness activity with Google Fit and an upcoming companion web site providing users the ability to view, edit and share their journeys.

With over 118,000 downloads worldwide; mentions on LonelyPlanet.com, LiveMint.com, and CNET.com; and awards from Campus Technology, TechPoint and Google Fit, The Traveler stands apart from other travel journals.

"The sustained success of The Traveler, our intrepid travelers, and valuable feedback over the past four years were the ultimate motivators in pursuing this acquisition and we are excited to continue this journey with such a well-respected platform," says Kyle Parker, co-founder and CEO of 14Eleven Development. "We believe our continued improvements will make The Traveler the must-have travel companion."

The Traveler is available worldwide in English and German for Android-based phones, tablets and Wear devices, with a companion web site. At the time of this release, the app is free to all travelers. A premium upgrade, offered as a monthly or annual subscription, is currently under development and will be released in the coming months. Plans are also underway to create an iOS version.

For more information about The Traveler and to stay up to date on the latest features, visit www.mytravelerapp.com.

About 14Eleven Development
14Eleven Development LLC is an early stage technology startup, founded by long-time friends and technology gurus Mark Caravello and Kyle Parker. With a combined 25 years of experience in mobile and web development, the duo are excited to embark on this new adventure and build on the worldwide success of The Traveler, while continuing to grow their portfolio of compelling and engaging apps.

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