- Oct 18, 2006
- SONY BMG CHOOSES BRIGHTCOVE TO LAUNCH NEW INTERNET VIDEO INITIATIVE
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. June 19, 2006 — Brightcove, an Internet TV pioneer, announced today that SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT will use Brightcove to deliver broadband video in new video players deployed across its network of artist and label websites, offering consumers on-demand access to music videos, interviews, live performances, and behind the scenes footage from its extensive catalog of videos.
Fans will be able to watch high-quality, free-to-user, streaming videos on demand, and easily add video to their blogs, websites, and profile pages using the player sharing services provided by Brightcove. In addition, website publishers and other marketing partners can syndicate players to their sites to engage their consumers with video entertainment
SONY BMG’s main musicbox player is available today at http://www.sonybmg.com/musicbox/video . This page also features links more than 40 individualized players, including those for the company’s labels and artist sites.
Brightcove is an open Internet TV service that empowers video producers and programmers to build broadband businesses while giving viewers more choices and control over their use of video and television. Founded by Internet pioneer Jeremy Allaire in 2004 and based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Brightcove is a private company led by a management team that includes senior executives from Allaire, Macromedia, ATG, Comcast, Lycos, News Corp., MediaVest, and Discovery Networks.
About SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT
SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT is a global recorded music joint venture with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT is 50% owned by Bertelsmann A.G. and 50% owned by Sony Corporation of America.
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Brightcove; or John McKay of SONY BMG, +1-212-833-5520, or