17 May 2012
Motive Television Group is in discussions with six English Premier League Football Clubs regarding the use of its Video2Go (V2G) product as a way for the football clubs to provide an enhanced experience to fans before, during, and following attendance at a match.
V2G provides the ability to push content on to smartphones, iPads and other tablets passively and without the need for an Internet connection. This is an opportunity for clubs to provide a wide range of interesting and useful content to their fans.
Paul Buckley, CEO of Digital Media Europe, who is distributing V2G for vertical markets in Europe for the Motive Group commented, “English Premiership League Clubs are aggressively enhancing communication options for fans during their visits to stadiums. Several of the major teams have now expressed interest in V2G’s ability to deliver content at live matches and to help monetise take-away content ranging from game highlights & statistics, player interviews and even digital match programmes. We’ve been greatly encouraged by the response to this unique innovation by the Clubs”.
Leonard M. Fertig, CEO of Motive, added, “This is a good example of the flexibility of Motive’s technology and how it can improve customer experiences and create new marketing opportunities at low cost yet providing high value. We have only begun to explore the opportunities in vertical markets such as large events, retail venues and travel”
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Notes to Editors
Motive Television provides software and services to the global television industry, enabling Television Anytime Anywhere. Motive’s patented and proprietary technology platform responds to the heightened viewer demand for watching what they want, when they want, on whatever device they want; and is driven by the mandatory switchover from analogue to digital broadcasting as mandated by the International Telecommunication Union.
Motive Television provides broadcasters and pay television operators with enabling technology that provides opportunities to deliver highly-valued services to viewers that generate additional income and retain existing subscribers, comprising:
Television Anytime. A technology platform that enables digital broadcasters and pay television operators to offer enhanced broadcasting services with or without the need for an Internet connection. These services include, among others, Video-on-Demand, Catch-Up TV, Virtual Channels, Sneak Preview TV, and Targeted Advertising. Television Anytime is currently in commercial operation in Europe both in digital terrestrial (DTT) and soon in satellite (DTH) environments. Patented in Spain and patent pending in the EU.
Television Anywhere. An advanced multi-screen multi-channel technology that allows a viewer to control and watch all the content received by or recorded in their main home television equipment on any computer, mobile phone, iPad or any other Internet connected device. Television Anywhere is software-based and can be updated via software upgrades on existing STB. US patent pending.
Motive’s content division is:
Motive Television Limited, a Dublin-based award-winning independent production company that produces factual programmes for Irish broadcasters. It specializes in live sports production and sports documentaries and also produces factual and entertainment series.
Motive Television was founded in London in 2005 and its shares are quoted on the London Stock Exchange (AIM).