SAN JOSE, Calif., May 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- VisualOn, Inc., a multimedia software company that enables scalable cross-platform media playback for global streaming media brands, today announced that the company is powering NAVER Corporation's media application "Naver Player" used in "LINE TV" services. NAVER Corp., the premier Internet company in Korea, operates the nation's top search portal www.naver.com, and has consistently pioneered the digital way of life by rolling out innovative and convenient services to its customer base.
Naver Player enables NAVER's various live broadcasts and VOD videos to be viewed on iOS and Android devices with higher stability, quality, and scalability than the built-in device video player. The Naver Player also contains a list view of all live broadcasts of popular sports, news, and games. Additionally, their one-touch simple notification function enables users to be notified before an event, and the audio mode can be used to only listen to audio broadcast.
Ranked one of the top 100 companies that matter most in online video by Streaming Media Magazine, VisualOn was chosen by NAVER for the partnership because of its market-proven, multimedia software. By utilizing VisualOn's cross platform multi-media framework, NAVER's customers can now access high-quality, live TV streams and recorded shows on all the connected iOS and Android devices anywhere and at any time. The original version, also powered by VisualOn, was launched October, 2015, and NAVER has continued to expand the service by adding more platforms and features.
"The Korean market is a crucial region for NAVER and VisualOn due to its high volume of mobile consumers that expect a high-quality viewing experience no matter where they are," said Andy Lin, CEO of VisualOn. "We are thrilled that NAVER has selected VisualOn to bring its subscribers' digital content to life. As global experts in scalable solutions for cross-platform streaming media playback, we're well-positioned to help NAVER scale its Live/VOD streaming services."
NAVER customers can download the latest Naver Player in the App Store here:
NAVER Corporation is Korea's premier Internet company, operating the nation's top search portal "Naver" (www.naver.com), Korea's first online children's portal "Jr. Naver" (jr.naver.com), and the nation's first online donation portal "Happybean" (happybean.naver.com). With search as the company's core business, NAVER Corporation is pioneering the digital way of life by continuously rolling out innovative and convenient services. Numerous Internet service index surveys demonstrate that the company is regarded as the undisputed leader in Korea's online service industry. NAVER Corporation is advancing into the South East Asian and overseas market via its subsidiary 'LINE Corporation'. LINE has successfully solidified a global business foundation with its mobile messenger service 'LINE' and other innovative services like LINE TV.
For more information, please visit us at http://www.navercorp.com/.
VisualOn, Inc. is a Silicon Valley-based multimedia software company that enables rich entertainment experiences across smartphones, tablets, laptops, desktops, streaming devices, set-top boxes, and other connected devices. VisualOn's unique patented technology is designed to be platform independent for ease of integration, with optimized quality, performance, and minimal power consumption. VisualOn supports streaming, VOD, mobile TV, and other multimedia applications with superior quality levels that enable content providers to reach their target audience. VisualOn's OnStream MediaPlayer+ enables content providers to get their services to market quicker in a scalable manner and overcome device and service fragmentation. The product also provides features and functionality to support content security via third part DRM integration, built in player analytics, tracking and AD enablement.
For more information, please visit us at www.visualon.com.
To learn more about VisualOn's OnStream MediaPlayer+, please visit: http://visualon.com/onstreammediaplayer/
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