Press Release: Feb 29 2012
TECHNISAT VIEWERS NOW ABLE TO ACCESS A WIDE RANGE OF VIDEO VIA WOOMI AND FORNO

 

MT Digital Media has released their new woomi app into Europe allowing TV viewers the ability to watch a wide range of videos covering sports, news, short and long film and music on their Smart TVs and other connected TV devices.

Woomi is a new Smart TV and connected TV device app that enables TV viewers to access to a wide range of content directly onto their TV sets. At present the service is available via TechniSat Digital Receivers. The service will soon be launched across Europe, making it available via different connected TV devices and Smart TVs through the first half of this year.

Among the content that can be found within the woomi app are:

  • Bike Radar and Cycling News, covering all matters related to cycling in and around Europe
  • German and European news from Deutsche Welle, analysis, opinion and breaking news from Germany's international broadcaster (also available in English via Deutsche Welle English)
  • Movies and movie news from Netzkino, Renderyard, openfilm and filmtrailer
  • Documentaries and shows about sailing provided by Sail TV and The Sailing Channel
  • Keep up to date with all the tech news with T3 and techradar

Also among the content, viewers can find an entire section dedicated to adult content under the forno consumer brand.

Jerome de Vitry, CEO of MT Digital Media said, "We are delighted to be going live on the TechniSat Digital Receiver with our new woomi and forno premium services. As TechniSat grow their market, we are excited to be on their connected devices as they reach out to more viewers across Europe. This is the start of a fantastic journey for woomi, forno and MT Digital Media."

Elmar Möller, TechniSat Content Manager said, "We are pleased to extend our ISIO content with woomi, which is a very interesting service for our customers. With woomi we are able to offer easy access to a large variety of special interest content. Especially the recommendation engine is a nice unique selling proposition."

Following registration at the woomi website (www.woomi.tv) users can watch for content for free, pay a monthly subscription or rent some of the content, similar to other premium content providers available.

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About woomi
Woomi is a global, cloud-based, managed platform that allows content providers to reach millions of smart TV devices, and enhances the smart TV experience via a content-rich, TV-centric, user-friendly marketplace.  Woomi enables content providers to easily distribute and monetise their programs with a customisable, branded platform.  Woomi is the consumer brand of MT Digital Media, a leading provider of cloud-based smart TV services. For more information, visit www.woomi.tv

About MT Digital Media
MT Digital Media's Smart TV Services Platform and technology enables easy and fast deployment of content on various smart TV platforms, and have garnered substantial industry acclaim including TVB Europe Editors' Award Best of IBC 2009, Best Interactive Service/Application at IPTV World Series Award 2009, Pick Hit Award for Innovation at IBC 2008 and the Red Herring Europe 100 Winner 2008.

For more information, please visit www.mtdigitalmedia.com

 

About TechniSat Digital GmbH
TechniSat Digital Group is a leading consumer electronics organisation with headquarters in Daun, Germany. Specialising in premium DVB products, TechniSat designs, develops, and manufactures a range of digital receivers, PVRs, PC cards, CA Modules, and IDTVs with embedded Conditional Access and Common Interface for SD and HD services.
TechniSat has production facilities in Germany and Europe as well as R&D in Germany and Poland. The products are designed and developed by TechniSat Digital’s hardware and software engineering teams which have in-depth DVB expertise. Many CA vendors, such as Conax, Cryptoworks/Irdeto, Nagravision, Viaccess, NDS, and others, have licensed TechniSat Digital as a preferred business partner.

TechniSat Automotive has for more than 13 years been developing and producing high-quality products in the field of car infotainment, particularly car radios and radio navigation systems. This business division is certified in accordance with ISO/TS 16949 and supplies, among others, Volkswagen, Škoda, Seat, and other well-known automobile manufacturers. 

 

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