Press Release: April 02, 2013


Vobile Discussing the Second Screen Revolution at the 2013 PBS Technology Conference

Speech will Explore Second Screen Trend Analysis and Predictions for the Future Television Viewing Experience

SANTA CLARA, CA - April 2, 2013 — Vobile, the worldwide leading provider of video and audio content identification, analytics and management services, announced today its CEO Yangbin Wang is presenting a speech titled "Disruptive Media: There's More To Second Screen Than You Think." His speech will cover the emerging second screen industry, discuss key trends, and explore the various technologies such as more powerful smartphones and tablets and automatic content recognition (ACR) that are all driving the second screen experience. He will also explore the broader implications for broadcasters.

The PBS Tech Conference is an annual gathering for engineers and other professionals involved in global public television. The 2013 event will be held April 3rd to 5th at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Mr. Wang’s speech will be held April 4th from 10:00 to 10:50 am at the Melrose 3 room at Planet Hollywood. “With between 70%-80% of tablet owners reporting they use their device while watching TV, the second screen is already here,” said Yangbin Wang, CEO of Vobile. “We see transformative changes in the coming years as technology continues to advance, especially in the ACR realm where Vobile is a pioneer and global leader.”

The PBS Technology Conference is the premier annual gathering for broadcast engineers, information technology and traffic professionals, as well as General Managers and senior executives within public television worldwide. The Conference serves as a forum for education, professional development, and exposure to new ideas and technologies, as well as a chance to network and visit with friends and colleagues. For more information, visit www.pbstechconference.org.

Vobile offers cross-platform ACR open API service that supports connected second-screen experiences. It can be utilized with nearly any combination of devices and media, effectively linking audio or video to corresponding content on other devices.


About Vobile:

Vobile is the worldwide leader in video and audio content protection, measurement and monetization services. Its patented core VDNA technologies enable fully automated identification, tracking and management of any video and audio content with high accuracy and scalability. Vobile operates the VDNA Database (VDDB), which is the most comprehensive database of authorized video fingerprints, metadata and business rules from major movie studios, television networks and record labels. Founded in 2005, the company is headquartered in Santa Clara, Ca., with additional offices in the United States, China, Japan and Singapore. Please contact us for more information. 

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