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GAC Media developing new direct-to-consumer app

GAC Media has announced the development of Great American Community, a new direct-to-consumer app featuring short-form lifestyle, seasonal and holiday content from GAC Family’s beloved family of talent.  The company has commissioned more than 200 hours of original content exclusively for the ad-supported app, which will be available in mobile app stores and on connected […]

May 17, 2022

CNA selects Vewd for app distribution

Vewd, a provider of OTT solutions globally, has announced that Asian news channel CNA is now available for Vewd-enabled smart TVs and STBs worldwide. With nearly 30 million Vewd-enabled TVs, STBs, game consoles, and cars shipping each year, and over 450 million connected TV devices enabled to date, Vewd offers one of the largest independent […]

March 30, 2022

Norigin Media open-sources library for smart TV apps

Norigin Media has open sourced part of its TV App Framework for developers building TV apps on smart TVs or web-browsers. The Norigin Spatial Navigation library can be used to implement Key-Navigation or Remote-Control navigation on react based web applications. The Nordic OTT video tech and solutions company offers a React Web and React Native […]

March 30, 2022

Netflix acquires Boss Fight Entertainment

Netflix has announced the acquisition of Boss Fight Entertainment, the mobile game development studio responsible for the popular Dungeon Boss game. “Boss Fight Entertainment was founded in 2013 by David Rippy (CEO), Bill Jackson (CCO), and Scott Winsett (COO), whose work I’ve long admired. This studio’s extensive experience building hit games across genres will help […]

March 25, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Clear-Com keeps Corvette Racing Team on right course

Endurance car racing puts drivers and crews to the test, and also highlights the importance of quality communications. That’s why the Corvette Racing team has invested in the latest IP intercom technologies from Clear-Com including the Eclipse HX Digital Matrix, FreeSpeak II Digital Wireless systems and the Agent-IC Mobile App. The Corvette Racing team designs […]

March 23, 2022

Report: Record time spent on mobile

Mobile continues to dominate as consumers spent a record 3.8 trillion hours on mobile in 2021, according to mobile data and analytics company App Annie’s State of Mobile 2022 report. “Mobile is the Greatest of All Time and the go-to device of the future,” asserts Theodore Krantz, Chief Executive Officer. “The big screen is slowly dying […]

January 13, 2022