From the Wires
TelVue(R) Powers Anime Channel on Xbox 360
By: Marketwire .
Feb. 12, 2013 02:36 PM
MOUNT LAUREL, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 02/12/13 -- TelVue® Corporation (PINKSHEETS: TEVE), the innovation leader in television and Internet broadcasting for media companies, cable operators, communities and government, has expanded its cloud-hosted video broadcast solutions for the popular VIZ Media® Neon Alley app, which launched today on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
VIZ Media® is the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, and Neon Alley is its featured 24/7 Internet channel. VIZ Media's Neon Alley platform offers fans a dynamic mix of action, adventure, sci-fi, supernatural, fantasy, and horror anime, uncut and dubbed into English, and presented in HD (when available) for a low monthly subscription rate of only $6.99. Neon Alley currently features weekly exclusive episodes of "Blue Exorcist," "Inuyasha: The Final Act," "Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan," and "Tiger & Bunny." Fans can also catch other favorite blockbuster anime series from the beginning, including "Death Note," "Naruto Shippuden," "One Piece," "Vampire Knight" and more. For more information please visit NeonAlley.com.
"Ever since the Neon Alley premiere in October 2012, Xbox fans have been excited for the experience to become available on their gaming network," said VIZ Media Vice President of Animation Brian Ige. "TelVue is now powering Neon Alley on Xbox LIVE®, putting our channel in front of gaming audiences around the world."
The Neon Alley app originates from the TelVue CloudCast service, which delivers live, linear and video-on-demand programming to many devices, including over-the-top boxes, computers, smartphones, tablets, and gaming consoles.
"We are pleased that VIZ Media selected TelVue to power Neon Alley on another gaming console platform," says Paul Andrews, TelVue's SVP for Sales and Marketing. "TelVue CloudCast Internet broadcasting is constantly expanding its technological reach, and we continue to demonstrate the ability to quickly launch broadcast channels on multiple platforms with reliability and great value."
Neon Alley is leveraging TelVue's 100 percent Hosted Broadcast solutions, which can deliver secure, adaptive bit rate, multi-format, multi-resolution virtual video broadcasting services completely from the cloud without investment in hardware to the most popular connected video devices on the Internet today.
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