TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 13, 2014) - TransGaming Inc. (TSX VENTURE:TNG), the global leader in delivering on-demand family friendly and social games to the TV, today announced the availability of GameTree™ TV on Panasonic's VIERA TVs with Internet Apps capability.
Smart TV market penetration has been experiencing rapid growth over the past few years and the connected TV has become a mainstream appliance in living rooms all over the world. The smart TV ecosystem offers consumers a variety of entertainment options and gaming has proven to be an important part of this offering. Through partnerships with all the major TV manufacturers, TransGaming's GameTree TV service is ubiquitous on smart TVs and the unquestioned leader in the space. GameTree TV has made gaming on connected TVs a mainstream activity by delivering an entertaining and interactive experience that can be enjoyed by everyone.
"With the addition of another industry titan in Panasonic, GameTree TV has become the industry standard platform for family friendly social games for Smart TVs," said Vikas Gupta, CEO and President of TransGaming. "The proliferation of GameTree TV on Smart TVs shows a validation of a growing market and passionate demand for our service."
Panasonic offers a wide range of 4K and HD TVs with "Life+ Screen". The "Life+ Screen" concept enables owners of VIERA TVs to enjoy a variety of Internet-based video-on-demand content and applications, from news and fitness to social networking, music and online shopping and gaming. The same platform has been expanded for other Panasonic home entertainment products, including Blu-ray Disc players and home theatre systems.
"GameTree TV delivers an incredible option for Panasonic owners to play family friendly social games in their living room," said Jordan Shen, Director, Interactive Content & Services, Panasonic Corporation of North America. "We continue to expand our content and services for Panasonic TVs and GameTree TV brings an added dimension of entertainment through beautifully designed games built from the ground-up for the Smart TV space."
About TransGaming Inc.
TransGaming Inc. (TSX VENTURE:TNG) is the global leader in developing and delivering platform-defining social video game experiences to consumers around the world. From engineering essential technologies for the world's leading companies, to engaging audiences with truly immersive interactive experiences, TransGaming fuels disruptive innovation across the entire spectrum of consumer technology. TransGaming's core businesses span the digital distribution of games for Smart TVs, next-generation set-top boxes, and the connected living room, as well as technology licensing for cross-platform game enablement, software 3D graphics rendering, and parallel computing. Visit us at http://transgaming.com
Panasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development and engineering of electronic technologies and solutions for customers in residential, non-residential, mobility and personal applications. Since its founding in 1918, the company has expanded globally and now operates over 500 consolidated companies worldwide, recording consolidated net sales of 7.30 trillion yen for the year ended March 31, 2013. Committed to pursuing new value through innovation across divisional lines, the company strives to create a better life and a better world for its customers. For more information about Panasonic, please visit the company's website at http://panasonic.net/.
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