Major Upgrade to the 'QNA News" on (iOS) and Android Apps
LONDON, February 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Uniquely Delivering Live Streaming News
Qatar News Agency (QNA) the leading provider of Arab news in the Gulf region has invested in advanced technology for digital editorial as well as for news delivery. The QNA news apps, developed by KnowledgeView of the UK, provide instant access to daily multimedia news categorized into political, cultural, sports and financial news. The apps have advanced registration and delivery system for different groups of users.
The new upgrade for the iOS and Android apps adds live video and audio streaming from local TV and radio channels. The new upgrade allows QNA to deliver 24/7 real-time streaming media to iOS/ apple and Android devices in addition to the existing news text, photo and PDF channels. In addition, the audio streaming can play in the background while the user is browsing other apps.QNA viewers can now watch different TV or Radio channels from their apps wherever they are.
"Qatar News Agency's vision is about delivering excellence to the various audience groups: excellence in the content and in the medium delivering it. Our native apps are the first step towards the advanced and interactive mobile world and we thank KnowledgeView for the great work and prompt service." Ahmad Saad Al-Boinin, QNA, Director General said.
The new capabilities will cost QNA staff no additional efforts as KnowledgeView's powerful "Publish live technology" will push the content from the same editorial system to our iPhone, iPad apps and Android apps. We are very happy to cooperate on even more exciting innovative projects with KnowledgeView to add value to our audience and stay on top of technology", Eng. Khalid Mohammed Al-Motawa, Director of Technical Affairs, QNA, said.
"Our collaboration with our valued client QNA continues to bring mutual successful achievements. QNA is a leading news agency in the Arab world and sets an example for modern news agencies. Their news delivery and quality meet today's audience demands for real time news. We are proud to add value and cater to the needs of such advanced and forward thinking news agency" Dr. Ali Al-Assam, CEO, KnowledgeView.
KnowledgeView Ltd is a UK-based company with headquarters in London and MENA regional office in Beirut. KnowledgeView has a unique combination of industry leaders on its Board and powerful publishing technology used by leading media players globally.
The company was founded in 1995 to develop cross-media publishing, news management and editorial sharing systems, with over forty media companies and 5000 journalists using its Publish live systems. KnowledgeView has also established a leading position in mobile apps development on the iPad, iPhone, Android tablet and Web-mobile platforms.
KnowledgeView's client base extends over four continents with such names as Dow Jones Newswire, CNN, Geopolitical Information Service, Australian Associated Press, Qatar News Agency, Saudi Research and Marketing Group, Abu Dhabi Media, Maroc Soir Group and Deloitte &Touche, to name a few.
Publish live suite of products and services enables publishers and news groups to create regional or thematic communities around news, deriving maximum revenues from subscriptions and advertising and extend their reach through easy multi-publishing to paper, Web, mobile iPhone and iPad as well as the Android platform and social networks.
KnowledgeView's RAPID Browser, the heart of 'Publish live Newsroom', is a powerful news management and editorial sharing system for automating acquisition and classification, setting the standard for the next generation of news management systems. RAPID Browser allows media groups to setup their own cloud-based Content Hubs for extending their reach into their communities and generating revenues from advertising and subscriptions.
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SOURCE KnowledgeView Ltd