Connected TV Video Apps Now A Reality with Beachfront Media
Video Everywhere Company Unlocks the Future of Connected TV for App Publishers and Video Discovery for Consumers
BURBANK, Calif., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Beachfront Media, the creators of the popular video discovery engine MeFeedia, today announced that its video application development platform, Beachfront Builder, now supports connected TVs. Publishers can develop, deploy, measure and monetize video content to the most popular connected TV devices in the market including LG, Samsung, Roku, and most Google TV products using Beachfront Builder.
A recent Forrester study reported four out of 10 Americans have already connected their TV to the Internet. With consumer interest in connected TVs and two-screen viewing increasing, publishers need to ensure that their video content is available to their audiences across devices and experiences.
"The movement to connect televisions to the Internet opens up a new ecosystem for publishers to learn about their audience and engage through an immersive experience not possible with traditional TV," said Frank Sinton, Founder and CEO and Founder of Beachfront Media. "With our app platform, publishers can create and monetize viewing experiences across mobile, tablet and connected TV devices and measure consumer engagement across platforms."
Beachfront Media also announced its popular video discovery engine, MeFeedia, is now available on Google TV, including a Second Screen experience that enables consumers to use the MeFeedia Android App to control their TV experience - providing consumers with access to their favorite videos curated from 250,000 video feeds and more than 33,000 publishers. To access the app, go to https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mefeedia.tv.
Beachfront Builder provides a next-generation video platform with a focus on the smartphone, tablet, and connected TV devices that power the future of TV and video content. With Builder, anyone with video can easily create, manage, deploy, and monetize high-quality, native apps for iPhones, iPads, Android phones and tablets, Windows 8 devices and now Connected TVs. For more information on Beachfront Builder, please visit http://www.beachfrontbuilder.com.
About Beachfront Media
Beachfront Media is a technology company powering video everywhere across the web and all mobile experiences. The popular MeFeedia.com site empowers consumers with leading video search and social discovery. Beachfront "All-Player" platform enables aggregation and syndication of video content for publishers to monetize their videos. Beachfront Builder is a powerful platform for building, managing and monetizing video apps across mobile, tablet, and connected TV devices. For more information about Beachfront Media, go to http://www.beachfrontmedia.com/.
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