PLAINVIEW, NY--(Marketwire - Jun 14, 2011) - NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN), the true end-to-end technology service provider for delivering live and on-demand content to any Internet-enabled device, today announced the widespread adoption of its Live Highlight Editor, a tool that gives sports teams, leagues, and colleges the capability to cut, clip, and publish game highlights from live broadcasts and instantly publish them globally to any Internet-enabled device.
"Our partners no longer need to spend hours of post-game effort producing their content," said Ed O'Brien, Vice President of NeuLion College. "The Live Highlight Editor provides full-game replays, condensed games, and highlight packages in just minutes after the action takes place."
Colleges can deliver content instantly to PCs, smartphones, tablets and other Internet-enabled devices so that fans can view the action from anywhere at any time. Additionally, NeuLion's robust technology allows their partners to reach multiple platforms with just a single upload of game content.
In addition to increased fan engagement and efficient post-production editing, sports' leagues and colleges can monetize these video assets through advertising channels and strengthen subscription services. The service also helps sports organizations to save time and money; the Live Highlight Editor lends support to staff by instantly cutting and sharing game highlight to eagerly awaiting fans.
"Offering instant highlights, full and condensed-game video is a significant benefit to our subscribers," said Todd Politz of LSU Sports Properties. "For our home baseball games, highlights are available to publish within minutes after the last pitch. NeuLion handles all of the live editing, which saves us a significant amount of editing time. This timing and the quality of live and on-demand videos are the reasons why this product has been so successful. NeuLion offers a service to LSUsports.net that would be difficult to duplicate from a technology, financial or resource perspective."
Oregon University also uses the Live Highlight Editor for their football, basketball and baseball divisions to produce 20 minute condensed versions of each game.
"In just one hour after the conclusion of our game we already have a highlight package and condensed game published to our website," said Ryan Therrell of University of Oregon Athletics. "These are features we've never given our fans before and we now have a video solution that we are extremely proud of. Our video product is really impressive, adding more value and reason for fans to purchase subscriptions."
NeuLion's college platform is backed by leading, proprietary technology that offers the richest experience for our partners. NeuLion's architecture supports content delivery to any device and long-term sustainability as new connected devices and advancements are introduced into the market. NeuLion's service empowers collegiate sports properties and their fans the ability to choose how and when to watch their favorite content while engaging in a truly immersive experience.
Founded in 2000, NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN) offers the true end-to-end solution for delivering live and on-demand content to any Internet-enabled device. NeuLion enables content owners and distributors, cable operators and telecommunications companies to capitalize on the massive consumer demand for viewing video content on PCs, smartphones, iPads, etc. NeuLion's customers include major entertainment, sports, global content companies and news companies. NeuLion is based in Plainview, NY. For more information about NeuLion visit www.neulion.com.
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