Digitalsmiths Seamless Discovery® Platform to Enhance Content Discovery Experience for FOX Sports Mobile and Advanced Platforms Users
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sept. 4, 2012
DURHAM, N.C.—Digitalsmiths, the leader in personalized video discovery technology, today announced that FOX Sports Mobile and Advanced Platforms will leverage its Seamless Discovery platform for the next generation of FOX Sports viewing experiences.
“Seamless Discovery’s flexible architecture and comprehensive features list allow the platform to easily meet the unique needs and requirements of service providers as well as content providers,” said Ben Weinberger, Digitalsmiths CEO. “We are pleased to have the opportunity to grow our relationship with FOX Sports Mobile and Advanced Platforms by providing their viewers with unparalleled discovery experiences across all screens.”
Built for service providers, content providers and consumer electronics manufacturers, Digitalsmiths Seamless Discovery is the industry’s most comprehensive platform for personalized video discovery, powering personalized search, recommendations and browsing, social trending, mood-based recommendations, and a business rules engine for all connected devices. Seamless Discovery filters all sources of available video content by consumers’ individual viewing preferences to surface the most relevant TV shows, movies and live events, whether that content is available on live TV, on-demand or online.
“Our business is centered around the fan and getting them the content they want, when they want it and how they want it,” said Clark Pierce, Senior Vice President, FOX Sports Mobile and Advanced Platforms. “Through our relationship with Digitalsmiths, we’re able to create a better platform for our user by ensuring we have the best technology in place.”
Guided by the belief that consumers should not have to work to find relevant content—the content should find them—Digitalsmiths provides the industry’s most comprehensive video discovery platform, offering personalized search, recommendations and browsing, social trending, mood-based recommendations, and a business rules engine for all connected devices. Built for service providers, content providers and consumer electronics manufacturers, Digitalsmiths Seamless Discovery enables personalized discovery experiences that instantly connect consumers to the most relevant movies, TV shows and live events available, at any time, on any screen.
Digitalsmiths serves customers across all media channels and devices including Cisco, Warner Bros., Paramount, Technicolor, Turner, the NBA, the PGA and NASCAR. Digitalsmiths is privately held and backed by .406 Ventures, Aurora Funds, Chrysalis Ventures, Cisco and Technicolor.
About FOX Sports Mobile and Advanced Platforms
FOX Sports Mobile and Advanced Platforms focuses on designing and developing applications that bring FOX Sports experiences to fans anytime, anywhere, and on any device – including mobile phones, tablets, game consoles and connected TVs.
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