SEATTLE, WA and SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 7, 2011) - Evri, the leading innovator in topic-based content discovery, today announced the launch of SportStream, a robust suite of sports applications for iPhone and Android devices, powered by the Evri platform. SportStream Football, which kicks off the SportStream app family prior to the start of the NFL season, is the first and only sports app in the marketplace to connect real-time push notifications with in-game commentary through social channels.
SportStream Football provides an immersive information experience for fans with real-time news from thousands of content sources. The application integrates the best and latest football information with each fan's social feeds, allowing users to live tweet game highlights as they happen. SportStream Football also provides in-game score updates and play-by-play summaries for every NFL game, including push notifications for key moments throughout each contest. With personalization options for specific teams and key injury and trade news, SportStream Football also presents a valuable tool for fantasy football owners.
"Football fans, and sports fans in general, are the ultimate passion-driven consumers of information, and truly represent what Evri's approach to content discovery is all about," said Will Hunsinger, CEO of Evri. "Our SportStream apps offer sports fanatics a convenient, easy way to further engage with the teams, players and games they love, while connecting users' interests with like-minded people in their social graph."
The SportStream suite provides the most comprehensive and interactive experience of any mobile sports apps on the market. SportStream allows users to comment on each action-packed moment with new capabilities that allow fans to tweet out game highlights and updates, as they happen, to followers and friends. This innovative approach to fan engagement allows users to connect sports information with personal social graphs, making SportStream apps a must-have in-game companion for any sports enthusiast.
SportStream Football represents a new era of Evri-powered sports apps. Other Evri apps include the popular EvriThing Baseball app and over 200 team and topic based sports applications now available in the Nokia Ovi Store. Prior iterations of Evri sports apps, currently available under the "EvriThing Sports" brand, will be re-launched as part of the SportStream suite.
PRICING AND AVAILABILITY
SportStream Football is available for free download in both the iTunes App Store and Android Market on September 7, 2011, just in time for the NFL season.
Evri enables users to follow the topics that matter most to them. Using its cutting edge platform, Evri filters through the noise of the Web and delivers each user a personalized news experience on their mobile device. Users can find and follow topic-specific streams from thousands of different Web news sources covering over 2.3 million topics. Evri is based in Seattle, WA, and San Francisco, CA and is funded by Vulcan Capital. More information is available at www.evri.com.