doubleTwist® Brings AirSync(TM) to Windows RT Platform
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — doubleTwist today announced AirSync is now available on Windows RT devices, allowing users to sync all their music, photos and videos between their computers and their Windows RT devices and seamlessly enjoy their media across their devices. AirSync for Windows RT will be exclusively available on Qualcomm Snapdragon(TM)-enabled Windows RT devices until May 31, 2013. Qualcomm Snapdragon is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (QTI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated. doubleTwist also announced it is working with QTI to offer exclusive access for a limited period of time to Qualcomm Snapdragon customers to preload doubleTwist AirSync on qualified Windows RT devices.
“Media consumption on mobile is growing exponentially,” said Jon Lech Johansen, co-founder and CEO of doubleTwist. “doubleTwist delivers a user-friendly, cross-platform solution making it easy for people to enjoy their media across devices and operating systems. We’re investing in Windows RT and Android, as well as collaborating with QTI to enhance the way people consume their music, photos and videos.”
doubleTwist AirSync for Windows RT
More than 10 million Android users have installed doubleTwist to play, sync and enjoy their media across devices. The introduction of doubleTwist AirSync for Windows RT extends doubleTwist’s open approach of providing users simple and seamless ways to enjoy personal media across their devices. AirSync for Windows RT enables end-users to:
- Pair their Windows RT device with a Windows PC or Mac
- Transfer music, playlists, photos and videos to their Windows RT device
- Transfer new media created on device or bought on device back to their computer
doubleTwist and QTI Collaboration
AirSync for Windows RT will be exclusively available for use solely on Qualcomm Snapdragon-powered Windows RT devices until May 31, 2013. doubleTwist is also exclusively offering select OEM customers of QTI and its affiliates the opportunity to preload doubleTwist AirSync on qualified Windows RT devices. Qualcomm Snapdragon processors power more than 420 different mobile devices globally with more than 400 designs in development.
“OEM customers of QTI and its affiliates continue to have access to apps offering consumers a best-in-class mobile experience,” said Rob Chandhok, president of Qualcomm Internet Services and senior vice president of software strategy for QTI. “AirSync for Windows RT offers users an easy way to get their personal media onto their Qualcomm Snapdragon-powered Windows RT devices and we are excited to have doubleTwist exclusively offer this to Qualcomm Snapdragon customers for a limited period of time.”
doubleTwist AirSync for Windows RT will be exclusively available to users with Qualcomm Snapdragon-enabled devices through May 31, 2013. doubleTwist AirSync for Android is available on Google Play for $4.99. doubleTwist for Windows PC and Mac is available at www.doubletwist.com.
doubleTwist’s vision is to make life more enjoyable through mobile applications that improve the experience of everyday human activities. Over 10 million users have downloaded doubleTwist apps. The company’s growing portfolio of freemium interconnected products are distributed directly to consumers through Google Play and Windows Store or preloaded on mobile devices by chipset, carrier & OEM partners. Founded in 2007 by digital media interoperability pioneer “DVD Jon” Lech Johansen and Monique Farantzos, doubleTwist is backed by Index Ventures, Horizon Ventures, Northzone Ventures, Alex Zubillaga and Michael Ovitz. doubleTwist is based in San Francisco.
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