EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MobiTV, Inc. added to its stable of formal accolades this week, earning a Silver Edison Award in the Media & Visual Communications category for its MobiTV Accelerated Media Platform (AMP). The ceremony took place at the 2011 Edison Awards gala in New York City. The distinguished awards program symbolizes the persistence and excellence personified by Thomas Alva Edison, inspiring America's drive to remain in the forefront of innovation, creativity and ingenuity in the global economy. Additional award winners include Apple, The Walt Disney Company, and Ford Motor Company, among others.
"The team at MobiTV, Inc. has invested more than a decade in building the industry's leading technology platform for mobile media delivery, and to be honored with such a prestigious award is extremely gratifying," said Charlie Nooney, CEO, MobiTV, Inc. "With our technology platform we are well positioned to power the evolution that's taking place in how consumers want to experience media. Consumers want their media in and out of the home and on any device, and that's exactly what we're passionate about delivering."
MobiTV AMP powers mobile television and video-on-demand applications for all major U.S. wireless carriers, partnering with top content providers to deliver tier one programming to more than 15 million mobile subscribers. The platform was recognized by the Edison Awards for innovations such as the ability to deliver HD quality video to any device and time-shifting of live programming between devices. Additionally, MobiTV AMP supports full Digital Rights Management, multiple subscription options and flexible deployment methods. Commercially deployed, the platform offers content distributors and providers a quick-to-market, low cost vehicle for mobile media delivery.
The Edison Awards are voted on by roughly 2,000 members of the not-for-profit Marketing Executives Networking Group, made up of America's top executives and academics. Nominations of products launched in the past year were judged based on societal impact; marketplace innovation; marketplace success; and market structure innovation. The awards symbolize the persistence and excellence personified by Thomas Edison whose innovations and new product developments earned him 1,093 U.S. patents.
MobiTV, Inc. has invested 10 years developing its award-winning technology platform, capable of delivering media to any screen with unmatched reliability and scalability. The MobiTV Accelerated Media Platform (MobiTV AMP) delivers more content to more subscribers on more networks than anyone else in the industry. MobiTV AMP is designed to help carriers monetize their network, allow content partners to extend their reach to millions of mobile viewers and offer OEMs a canvas to market new innovations and device features.
Founded in 1999, MobiTV, Inc. is a privately-held company with headquarters in Emeryville, Calif. For more information about MobiTV, Inc.'s convergence-capable platform and some of its patented components, please visit www.mobitv.com/platform-technology.
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