SOURCE: ROO

September 13, 2005 08:25 ET

NewsGator Technologies Partners With ROO to Deliver Premium Online Video Content

ROO to Deliver Its Online Video Library to NewsGator Customers via RSS Feeds

NEW YORK, NY and DENVER, CO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 13, 2005 -- ROO (OTC BB: ROOG), a leading Online Broadcast Network, and NewsGator Technologies, Inc., a leading RSS platform company, today announced an agreement to provide NewsGator users with ROO's extensive library of entertainment and informational video content. The agreement allows all existing NewsGator subscribers access to ROO's library of over 5,000 video titles viewable at www.rootv.com via NewsGator Online.

"We're excited about offering our massive online video library to NewsGator and supplying its end-users with another avenue to watch compelling video in an online and on-demand setting," said Robert Petty, ROO CEO. "Partnering with NewsGator and its advanced RSS aggregation product will undoubtedly help online video's popularity continue its explosive growth."

"NewsGator's goal is to connect users to the best available content, when and where they want it," said Sandy Hamilton, NewsGator EVP of sales, marketing and business development. "By partnering with ROO we're offering our customers yet another avenue to obtain the informational and educational content they are interested in from a variety of applications, including Outlook, on the web, on their mobile phones, via FeedDemon and Windows Media Center."

As one of the first online broadcasters to catalogue its video library using Media RSS feeds, ROO enables web surfers to access the latest videos including breaking news, celebrity gossip, fashion shows, movie trailers, music videos and sports clips. The RSS feeds provide a simple and standardized method of access to one of the largest libraries of video content available.

About ROO

ROO Group Inc (OTC BB: ROOG) "ROO" is a global provider of digital media solutions and technology that enables the activation, marketing and distribution of digital media video content over the Internet and emerging broadcasting platforms such as set top boxes and wireless. ROO Media (www.roomedia.com), a subsidiary of ROO, offers turn-key video solutions for businesses seeking to improve their web presence with video broadcasts or broadcast their own latest video clips. ROO helps businesses advertise their latest offering with interactive advertising solutions, 15-30 second video commercials with a linked call to action and played simultaneously with topical video content in a television style format over the Internet. More information can be obtained from ROO's web site located at www.roogroupinc.com

About NewsGator Technologies

NewsGator Technologies is the leading RSS platform company. Consumers, business, and enterprise customers can subscribe to NewsGator's services and read all their news in Outlook, on the web, on their mobile phones, via FeedDemon and through a rich array of other devices, anytime, anywhere. For more information, visit us on the web at www.newsgator.com.

Certain statements in this document constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of ROO Group Inc ("the Company"), or industry results, to be materially different from any future results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The Company's future operating results are dependent upon many factors, including but not limited to the Company's ability to: (i) obtain sufficient capital or a strategic business arrangement to fund its plan of operations when needed; (ii) build the management and human resources and infrastructure necessary to support the growth of its business; (iii) competitive factors and developments beyond the Company's control; and (iv) other risk factors discussed in the Company's periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which are available for review at www.sec.gov.

Contact Information

  • Contact Information

    For ROO:
    John Muscari
    Fusion Public Relations
    212.651.4225
    Email Contact

    For NewsGator:
    Jennifer Smith
    NewsGator Technologies, Inc.
    303.552.2022
    Email Contact