Digiflare Inc.

Digiflare Inc.

November 01, 2012 12:33 ET

Digiflare Delivers 10 Windows 8 Apps for Launch

Major brand partners include Univision, CBC, The Weather Network, Workopolis, and Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 1, 2012) - Digiflare Inc. (www.digiflare.com), an award-winning digital agency at the forefront of creating connected user experiences across multiple screens, announced today the launch of 10 Windows 8 apps that are now available in the Windows Store. Designed for Microsoft's highly anticipated Windows 8 operating system, some of the apps designed and developed by Digiflare include: UVideos for Univision, CBC News, CBC Hockey Night in Canada, The Weather Network, Workopolis, and On Demand video apps for the Toronto Raptors and the Toronto Maple Leafs.

"At Digiflare, we strive to provide our clients with cutting-edge solutions in this constantly-changing digital age," said David George, co-founder and Director of Business Development at Digiflare. "The launch of Windows 8 has the potential to change the landscape drastically. Our team at Digiflare rose to the challenge of designing and developing apps using this emerging platform, while adapting and expanding their skillsets in the process."

Some of Digiflare's stand-out apps include:

CBC News: gives users an intuitive way to access the latest news from around the world. With its seamless union of form and function, the CBC News application for Windows 8 has been nominated as a finalist in the upcoming Microsoft Partner Network 2012 IMPACT awards.

The Weather Network: users can create live tiles that track detailed weather information for multiple cities, continually providing users with updated weather information right on their home screen.

"We are excited to partner with Microsoft and showcase our experience with Windows 8 development and insights into its innovation," said Mano Kulasingam, co-founder and Managing Director of Operation & Delivery. "We are working on new apps that will push the boundaries of platform."

About Digiflare

Digiflare is a digital agency focused on creating compelling user experiences by combining inspired design with new technology. We harness the potential of Web, Mobile, Tablet, Connected TV, Game Consoles, and emerging devices to deliver engaging solutions to our clients. Innovative solutions, fuelled by an undeniable passion for our work, are the driving forces behind Digiflare.

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