Multi-screen video specialists Switch Media today announced that the London 2012 Olympics app they developed for Foxtel’s coverage of the Games via iPad and Android was an unparalleled success registering over 150,000 downloads throughout the duration of the world’s greatest sporting spectacle.
Foxtel also used Switch Media’s cloud based video content management system, the Switch Media Manager, to manage and deliver live and On Demand content to tablets, as well as to Samsung connected TVs.
Switch Media CEO Christopher Stenhouse said, “We are delighted to have been selected by Foxtel to develop and produce these innovative video applications. The Olympics is a great event that subscribers clearly enjoyed watching on these next-generation devices. Developing and producing this kind of multi-screen video solution is what Switch Media has built its reputation on and the fact that we are continuing to work with Foxtel, a forward thinking and major regional broadcaster, makes for an exciting future in this space.”
Switch Media’s highly regarded video content management system, the Switch Media Manager, forms the basis of many of the industry’s leading multi-platform and multi-screen video management and distribution solutions.