Founded in October 2005 and privately held, Koffeeware develops and provides cutting edge technologies and solutions dedicated to online photofinising services such as photofinishers, pure players or any web site requiring some photo file management capabilities.
Koffeeware’s interactive tools provide simple thus powerful functionnalities for customizing products such as photo books, agendas, calendars, and other photo gifts.
Including synchronization of contents, online editing, sharing, online backup, online photobook creation and ordering of photo finishing products these solutions range from simple modules for non specialized sites to provide a specific functionality to a complete solution to take care all aspects of an online photo finishing service, both front-office as well as back-office. These solutions also address needs of non photo finishing web sites where simple thus advanced photo related functionalities such as running photo sharing communites are needed. Any kind of web service may benefit from KoffeeWare’s products.
Our R&D team has developed our own low level photo dedicated layer for rapid application development, 3P (Polymorph Photo Platform). This layer manages storage issues with sophisticated synchronization mechanisms as well as image processing functions.
Koffeeware developed solutions rely on powerful though robust technologies. Whenever possible open-source technologies are used.
- Server-side developments are done using the Python/Django development framework.
- Server-side processing and hosting benefit from a cloud based infrastructure including CDN (Content Data Network) features for a swift content delivery (read SaaS and photo e-commerce).
- Online storage relies on a distributed storage infrastructure.
- Beyond web development, client side developments rely on various robust technologies such as HTML5 (read Why is HTML5 important for your online photo business).
With continuous contacts with the photography industry, the Koffeeware team is close to the needs of the market and is able to provide forward looking solutions.
Koffeeware has received various distinctions for its innovative technologies and is backed by public innovation supporting funds such as OSEO and private investors such as the Grenoble Angels.
Legal and fiscal information
Company name: Koffeeware
Address: 2 rue Schwilgué, 67000 Strasbourg, France
Registration number: 484368188, code APE 722A
European VAT number: FR53484368188