SOURCE: TelVue Corporation
MOUNT LAUREL, NJ--(Marketwire - Feb 12, 2013) - TelVue® Corporation (PINKSHEETS: TEVE), the innovation leader in television and Internet broadcasting for media companies, cable operators, communities and government, has expanded its cloud-hosted video broadcast solutions for the popular VIZ Media® Neon Alley™ app, which launched today on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
VIZ Media® is the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, and Neon Alley is its featured 24/7 Internet channel. VIZ Media's Neon Alley platform offers fans a dynamic mix of action, adventure, sci-fi, supernatural, fantasy, and horror anime, uncut and dubbed into English, and presented in HD (when available) for a low monthly subscription rate of only $6.99. Neon Alley currently features weekly exclusive episodes of "Blue Exorcist," "Inuyasha: The Final Act," "Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan," and "Tiger & Bunny." Fans can also catch other favorite blockbuster anime series from the beginning, including "Death Note," "Naruto Shippuden," "One Piece," "Vampire Knight" and more. For more information please visit NeonAlley.com.
"Ever since the Neon Alley premiere in October 2012, Xbox fans have been excited for the experience to become available on their gaming network," said VIZ Media Vice President of Animation Brian Ige. "TelVue is now powering Neon Alley on Xbox LIVE®, putting our channel in front of gaming audiences around the world."
The Neon Alley app originates from the TelVue CloudCast™ service, which delivers live, linear and video-on-demand programming to many devices, including over-the-top boxes, computers, smartphones, tablets, and gaming consoles.
"We are pleased that VIZ Media selected TelVue to power Neon Alley on another gaming console platform," says Paul Andrews, TelVue's SVP for Sales and Marketing. "TelVue CloudCast Internet broadcasting is constantly expanding its technological reach, and we continue to demonstrate the ability to quickly launch broadcast channels on multiple platforms with reliability and great value."
Neon Alley is leveraging TelVue's 100 percent Hosted Broadcast solutions, which can deliver secure, adaptive bit rate, multi-format, multi-resolution virtual video broadcasting services completely from the cloud without investment in hardware to the most popular connected video devices on the Internet today.
About TelVue Corporation
TelVue® Corporation is a broadcast technology innovator and leader that helps video broadcasters automate their channels, expand their audiences across multiple screens, and broaden their ability to monetize their content. TelVue's professional quality broadcast equipment and cloud video services include all-in-one digital broadcast servers, ad servers, live and VOD Internet streaming, multi-user contribution and transcoding, hosted broadcast, broadcast program sharing, and web-based digital signage. TelVue® serves the local origination and leased access needs for 8 of the top 10 Cable and Telco MSOs, powers over 1,500 hyperlocal and PEG channels, powers Over-The-Top and Subscription Internet channels on the most popular OTT boxes and gaming consoles, and delivers local and specialty programming to millions of college students, hundreds of hospitals, and to over 30 Million households. For more information about TelVue®, please visit http://www.TelVue.com
About VIZ Media
Headquartered in San Francisco, California, VIZ Media distributes, markets and licenses the best anime and manga titles direct from Japan. Owned by three of Japan's largest manga and animation companies, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc., and ShogakukanShueisha Productions, Co., Ltd., VIZ Media has the most extensive library of anime and manga for English speaking audiences in North America, the United Kingdom, Ireland and South Africa. With its popular digital manga anthology WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP magazine and blockbuster properties like NARUTO, BLEACH and INUYASHA, VIZ Media offers cutting-edge action, romance and family friendly properties for anime, manga, science fiction and fantasy fans of all ages. VIZ Media properties are available as graphic novels, DVDs, animated television series, feature films, downloadable and streaming video and a variety of consumer products. Learn more about VIZ Media, anime and manga at www.VIZ.com.