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2013-12-19 12:27:07

New App Version Upgrades the Second Screen to a Complete Network Experience Around Social Community, Story Feeds, Interactive Features and More with MyTV LONDON, NEW YORK and SYDNEY, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- zeebox announced today a major upgrade to its award-winning social TV app that adds a layer of rich content around all things TV-related - zeebox's MyTV. "We've been listening to our users, and we've learned that their conscious engagement with TV goes far beyond the time they sit in...

2013-06-17 23:21:46

Audio now playable from within social network. London, UK (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 Social sound and next-generation podcasting platform Audioboo has announced the introduction of Twitter media cards into its web and mobile platform. This development means that audio shared via Twitter can now be played via a bespoke embed in Twitter´s timeline, without the need to open another window. This announcement marks the latest development in a period of rapid growth for Audioboo — the...

2013-04-17 08:35:51

LONDON, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Always first with the latest technology, John Lewis is running an exciting campaign throughout April and May promoting the latest, cutting edge Smart TVs. Interactive window displays which use augmented reality will be showcased at John Lewis Oxford Street and Peter Jones from today until the 7 May. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130417/608212 ) Using Aurasma technologies, these interactive windows allow...

2013-02-21 08:37:44

DUBLIN, February 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Seamlessly cross platform games developer adds technical heavyweight to senior team Digit Game Studios, Ireland's largest games developer, has added Dominque Boutin to the team as their new CTO. Dominque was previously the Technical Director for Bigpoint, a world leading authority in online games, and has a wealth of experience in building and leading technology teams. (Logo:...

2013-01-03 12:23:44

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- zeebox will integrate Gracenote Entourage(TM) Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) into its award-winning app for iOS and Android, enabling it to automatically identify the show you're watching and to deliver a synchronized second-screen experience across live or time-shifted TV. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121218/SF29025LOGO) Gracenote Entourage uses advanced audio fingerprinting to let apps on smartphones and...

2012-10-30 11:24:00

LONDON, October 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of Sky homes can access their favourite BBC shows, on-demand, directly on their TV BBC iPlayer, the BBC's video on demand service, has today launched on Sky+, bringing the best of the BBC's TV programmes directly to the living room. Up to 6.7 million homes with a Sky+HD box and broadband connection will be able to enjoy the best of the BBC on demand in a familiar, easy-to-use...

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2011-08-28 04:58:22

  Google TV service will launch in the UK and throughout Europe early next year, Eric Schmidt, the Executive Chairman of the Menlo Park, California-based company announced Friday. The service, which allows people to view a mix of online and television content on their TV screens through a special browser, originally launched in the United States last October. Google will bring the project to European markets, despite what Reuters reporter Georgina Prodhan calls "teething...

2010-11-19 11:35:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from VNEWS at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=36367e30-6cf3-41ae-9fa1-6d735025a6ba From the visionary insights of global leaders in digital content to breathtaking displays of the latest in 3D technology and digital marketing, the largest digital content forum in the Hispanic world has inspired and challenged participants with the latest ideas and cutting edge technology. Germany was this year's guest...

2010-06-10 02:00:00

LONDON, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Cup will be watched online by nearly a third of British football fans, more than in any other World Cup, according to a study released today by PC World. The retailer questioned over 3,000 Brits in the run up to the World Cup following a surge in sales of its wireless networking and video streaming gadgets. Feedback revealed that: 30% of fans, which equates to over 14 million of those expected to watch the World Cup live, are planning on doing...

2009-07-24 09:00:34

The British Broadcasting Corp. and two other TV networks have ended plans for a commercial Internet TV service in the United Kingdom, officials say. The networks now say they will sell the technology for the project to Arqiva, which aims to launch a video-on-demand service in the United Kingdom a few months. Known as Project Kangaroo, the original commercial version of the the BBC's iPlayer Internet TV service would have allowed users to download almost any BBC show. But, the project...