Coincident TV (CTV) And Ascent Media’s Blink Digital Division To Provide Enhanced Interactive Video Services
Innovative Technology Collaboration Explores the Creation, Delivery and Measurement of Online Video Viewing Experiences
Las Vegas, NV(15 Apr 2010)
Coincident TV (CTV), creators of the CTV hypervideo software suite that combines online video, social media, weblinks and commerce in one immersive experience, today announces a technology collaboration with Ascent Media Group’s Blink Digital, one of the leading digital media production studios in the country.
“The collaboration between CTV and Blink Digital is a natural symbiosis,” says David Kaiser, chief executive officer and co-founder of CTV. “The combination of technologies, media industry knowledge and resources will enable a full-service offering that is unmatched.”
CTV’s unique cue point language (CPL) driven software and technology offers a foundation for Blink Digital to incorporate advanced design, development and delivery service capabilities when creating multifaceted online video experiences, such as virtual DVDs and superfan web destinations.
“A key part of Ascent Media’s strategy is to improve the quality of online video experiences,” says Ralf Jacob, vice president of operations at Blink Digital. “We believe that joining forces with CTV will give us the advanced tools necessary to create and deliver next-generation interactive video content.”
CTV and Blink Digital’s initial projects and proofs of concept are currently being developed and will be released later this spring.
About Coincident TV
Coincident TV enables hypervideo – the combination of online video, social media, weblinks and commerce in one immersive experience. The company provides a complete toolset that empowers media designers to create, manage and measure hypervideo content delivered to PC, netbooks, and mobile devices. Coincident TV is founded by successful serial entrepreneurs David Kaiser and Bruce Schwartz. The company is based in San Francisco, CA. (http://www.coincident.tv).
About Blink Digital
Founded in 2002 by pioneers in the DVD and digital media industries, Blink Digital is a strategic partner to many of the biggest names in film and television, music, advertising and brand marketing. The company develops high-profile DVD and other digital media projects for customers including Fox, New Line, Lions Gate, MTV Networks, HBO and other leading media companies and top musical artists. The studio’s work is consistently recognized with top awards from the industry’s most prestigious organizations such as Billboard Digital Entertainment, MIPCOM and DVDA. Blink Digital is part of Ascent Media Group, an elite circle of companies delivering the talent, breakthrough creativity and technical innovation of a world-class digital media boutique, along with the additional resources and scalability of a global postproduction leader. For more information, visit Blink Digital online at www.blinkdigital.com or call (818) 526-2800
About Ascent Media Group
Santa Monica, California-based Ascent Media Group, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ascent Media Corporation (NASDAQ: ASCMA). With more than 40 facilities worldwide, Ascent Media Group is a leading provider of fully integrated, end-to-end services for the global digital media supply chain. Guided by our entrepreneurial culture, we blend breakthrough creative with emerging technologies to deliver some of the most advanced and innovative media solutions to help film and television studios, independent producers, broadcast networks, cable channels, advertising agencies and other companies make, manage, move and monetize their digital media.