Saturday, May 14, 2011

Google tv


Online PR News – 14-May-2011 –Stingray Digital, an innovative Montreal-based media and technology company, announced today that their new The KARAOKE Channel TV App, an app that turns TV sets into high-definition karaoke machines, is being demoed at the Google I/O Conference. Designed and optimized for the large screen experience, this app will deliver 1000s of high quality karaoke videos to television sets through Internet streaming in full 1080p HD quality.
"Stingray is thrilled that Google selected The KARAOKE Channel TV App to showcase on Google TV at the Google I/O Developers Conference", says Eric Boyko, President of Stingray Digital, owner of The KARAOKE Channel. "Being demoed at the Google Developers Conference confirms to us that adding this cutting-edge web TV app to our existing offering of karaoke products and services will add strategic value to The KARAOKE Channel and Stingray Digital."
The KARAOKE Channel on TV App is being designed for large screen TVs and will be optimized with a streamlined interface to ensure ease of use. The refined navigation will make it quick and easy to browse, search and play songs and includes a full screen mode for the full karaoke experience.The innovative technology behind the app will instantly stream content to TVs connected to the Internet via computers, game consoles, set-top boxes or web enabled TVs, thus taking full advantage of The KARAOKE Channel's library of 8000+ licensed, high-quality songs.
The KARAOKE Channel is known for its note-perfect, re-recorded hit songs in the style of today's greatest artists and yesterday's legends, from multiple genres and spanning all eras. The songs are played with original concept video backgrounds and offer an optional lead vocal guide track.
The app will offer a limited selection of complimentary songs in the style of such artists as Lady GaGa, Michael Jackson and Taylor Swift, to name only a few. The free song list is updated monthly to ensure there will always be new and popular songs for everyone to sing. The entire catalog of more than 8,000 songs will be available by subscription.
Availability and pricing to be announced in the near future.
About The KARAOKE Channel
The KARAOKE Channel, with a library of more than 18,000 professional quality karaoke songs, has been spreading the fun of karaoke on TV as a video on demand service available in more than 50 million homes worldwide, online with The KARAOKE Channel ONLINE community and download store, and as a mobile app for iPhone and iPod touch. Major television service providers offering The KARAOKE Channel Video On Demand include: Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Charter, Cox and many others in the US; Rogers, Shaw, Videotron, Cogeco in Canada; and Virgin Media in the UK among others worldwide.
For more information, visit www.thekaraokechannel.com

About Stingray Digital Group
Stingray Digital is a leader in interactive music distribution. Our properties include:
- Galaxie, the leading digital music service on TV in Canada and in the US,
- Music Choice Europe, a digital music service delivered to over 10 million homes in Europe and Africa,
- The KARAOKE Channel, the world’s largest licensed karaoke library and karaoke service on TV with 50 million subscribers and on the Internet,
- Concert TV, a VOD service distributed to 30 million homes in the US and soon in Canada,
- Stingray360, a leader in sensorial marketing solutions for businesses,
- Stingray Music, music licensing for film, television, advertising and other uses.
Stingray Digital is financially backed by Telesystem and Novacap and headquartered in Montreal. Stingray Digital has 136 employees in offices across Canada and additional offices in Charlotte, North Carolina, Budapest and London, England.
For more information, visit www.stingraydigital.com.