CENTENNIAL, Colo., Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Media Distribution (IMD), an industry pioneer in the distribution of 24-hour global networks in the United States launched its first mobile app in collaboration with Bizooku Technologies, a real-time mobile application development company based in Seattle, Washington.
The new mobile app is available for affiliates and consumers alike on all mobile devices by searching "IMD Calendar" through iTunes and Google Play. The goal of the app is to provide easy access to important dates in the lives of Americans served by IMD programming.
Key features of the IMD Calendar app include a 2015 calendar with integrated holiday listings, educational insights and a built-in reminder feature which synchs directly to the user's online calendar. In addition, the app includes direct access to the IMD social media pages on Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest. User-friendly in its simplicity, the app allows multicultural marketers to have important dates at their fingertips for strategic planning and customer communication efforts.
Developed as a digital guide to IMD's 2015 calendar "Now Boarding," the mobile app includes cover art matching the printed edition of the calendars, just released.
Scott Wheeler, SVP of International Media Distribution says, "Each year, IMD produces an original limited edition printed calendar for affiliate contacts and business partners. We have received a tremendous amount of positive feedback on its usefulness so we are proud to launch this digital companion piece for our customers to take with them wherever they go."
Dan Hagen, CEO of Bizooku says "In launching this app, IMD recognizes and embraces the next phase in mobile: providing relevant content that fosters deeper personalized human engagement. We are humbled that IMD chose our radically different mobile app platform and anticipate a long-term partnership, delivering many more industry firsts, with them."
About International Media Distribution
International Media Distribution (IMD) has been a leading provider of in-language programming in the U.S. for nearly two decades. IMD represents over 35 TV services with content from a variety of international sources: ABP News (Hindi), Antenna Satellite (Greek), ART (Arabic), ATV (Cantonese), CCTV-4 (Chinese), CTI-Zhong Tian Channel (Chinese), Channel One Russia, Dom Kino (Russian), DW Amerika (German), Eros Now (Hindi), Filipino On Demand (Tagalog), Life OK (Hindi), Lifestyle Network (English/Tagalog) Mediaset Italia (Italian), Muzika Pervogo (Russian), Myx TV (English), Phoenix InfoNews (Chinese), Phoenix North America Chinese Channel (Chinese), Rai Italia (Italian), RAI News (Italian), RAI Premium (Italian), RTN (Russian), SBTN (Vietnamese), STAR India GOLD (Hindi), STAR India PLUS (Hindi), TFC (Filipino), Tivi5Monde (French), TV Asia (Hindi), TV JAPAN (Japanese), TV JAPAN HD (Japanese), TVK (Korean), TVK2 (Korean), TVK-Pop On Demand (Korean), TV5MONDE (French), TV5MONDE Cinema On Demand (French), VIJAY (Tamil) and Vremya (Russian).
International Media Distribution is an NBCUniversal company.
Bizooku is a mobile application platform software development company offering a radically different "learn and adapt" platform that changes the world of mobile engagement. The proprietary platform supports unique and personalized engagement in real-time, anywhere and anytime. Bizooku serves enterprise clients and partners worldwide, cross-platform and in multi-disciplined industries including media companies, technology companies, education, human resources and non-profits. The company is based in Seattle, WA. For more information, go to www.bizooku.com.
International Media Distribution
(206) 321 9461
To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/imd-launches-mobile-app-for-instant-access-to-holidays-and-cultural-observances-relevant-to-asian-european-and-middle-eastern-consumers-300000904.html
SOURCE International Media Distribution