Spotify Acquires Locker Room and Announces Plans for a New Live Audio Experience

During Spotify’s first-ever Stream On event last month, we explored the journey of creation, the promise of interactivity, and the investments we’re making to further unlock audio’s potential. Today, we are announcing that Spotify has acquired Betty Labs, the creators of Locker Room, a live audio app that’s changing the way insiders and fans talk about sports. This acquisition* builds on our work to create the “future formats of audio” and will accelerate Spotify’s entry into the live audio space. Marketing Technology…

Spatial Launches Immersive Audio Experiences As A Service

The company is backed by lead venture firms DBL Partners, BITKRAFT Ventures and strategic investor National Geographic Society. Spatial, the immersive audio experience company, today announced the unveiling of a modern real-time product platform as a service for building soundscapes where we work, play and stay. Building upon four years of development, the company is positioned to shift what's possible with interactive soundscape design for creators from hobbyist to professional installations across a range of sectors.…

Image Audiovisuals Launches the e-Attend™ Virtual Experience, Making ImageAV Your Single Source for Virtual, Live and Hybrid Events

Image Audiovisuals, one of the most recognized providers of audiovisual event services, announced the launch of enhancements to its e-Attend™ technology platform: a new Virtual Experience platform for virtual and hybrid events. The e-Attend™ Virtual Experience is the cost-effective, fully customizable one stop solution to take virtual experiences and attendee engagement to the next level. The e-Attend™ Virtual Experience is available today and can be fully customized to fit your branding.  The platform includes a main…

Audio Modeling Selects 2Checkout to Enhance Customer Experience

Music software company accelerates speed to market with out-of-the-box marketing and commerce capabilities 2Checkout, the leading all-in-one monetization platform for global businesses, is pleased to announce that Audio Modeling, a leading provider of expressive virtual instruments and live performance software, has switched to 2Checkout to leverage a more flexible digital commerce platform. The music software producer was looking to enhance customer experience and respond faster to market needs, while better employing…

LiveXLive Releases New Unified Audio-Video Smart TV App Experience On Apple TV, Roku And Samsung TV, With Amazon Fire

New Upgraded Apps Deliver Songs, Shows and Podcasts in Personalized Dashboard to Over 90 Million Consumers in United States and Canada LiveXLive Media, Inc., a global platform for live stream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy and pop culture, announced today that it has released a new unified audio-video Smart TV app experience on Samsung TV, Apple TV and Roku, with Amazon Fire soon to follow. Reaching an estimated 90 million monthly active users though such distribution platforms, and nearly…

Bose and HERE Fuel AR Experience Innovation by Combining Location and Audio Technologies

HERE Technologies, a global leader in mapping and location platform services, announced a collaboration with Bose Corporation to jointly enable their respective developer communities to deploy augmented reality (AR) location applications and services. This collaboration gives HERE developers access to the Bose AR platform and spatial-audio capabilities, and extends the HERE platform, positioning and mobile SDK location technologies to developers building audio AR applications and experiences. HERE developers can leverage…

Audio Visual Solutions Company, IVCi, Explains How AV Solutions Enhance the Workplace Experience for Enterprise Companies

Enterprise companies thrive in facilities that promote collaboration and heighten employee performance. Audio visual solutions company, IVCi, explains how AV solutions enhance the workplace experience for enterprise companies. Video Conferencing In order to compete with other enterprise and global companies, industries must have the ability to communicate with employers, employees, as well as current and potential customers, regardless of location. Video conferencing enables companies to connect with others across time…

AudioCodes Selected by Algar Telecom to Deliver Microsoft Teams as a Managed Service

AudioCodes , a leading vendor of advanced communications software, products and productivity solutions for the digital workplace, today announced that it has been selected by leading Brazilian communications service provider, Algar Telecom, to deliver Microsoft Teams unified communications and collaboration, including comprehensive Direct Routing voice connectivity, as a managed service. Powered by the AudioCodes Live Cloud for Microsoft Teams managed offering, Algar's hosted Microsoft Teams service enables business…

Avid Names S’hail Holding Group as Master Distributor to Expand the Reach of Its Video and Audio Business Across Qatar

Media technology provider Avid, announced a new multi-year, multi-million dollar strategic purchasing agreement with S’hail Holding Group of Qatar. As part of this first such agreement in Avid’s Middle East & Africa sales region, S’hail has established a new company, QPlay Avid Solutions, as sole dedicated representative and service provider for all Avid video products to clients throughout Qatar including TV broadcasters, film studios, post houses and audio creators. Marketing Technology News: Microsoft Releases…

Chris Hundley Joins AudioEye As Chief Technology Officer

AudioEye, Inc. , the industry-leading digital accessibility platform, announced Chris Hundley has joined the Company as Chief Technology Officer. With 25 years of software and technology leadership experience, Chris will lead AudioEye's engineering organization to support the Company's growth and its mission to make digital content accessible to everyone. Marketing Technology News: Amplifi Acquires Award-Winning Comma Group to Expand European Capabilities "Chris has a proven track record of scaling B2B SaaS…

AP Memory And Ambiq Partner To Enable Richer Experiences In Intelligent Endpoints

AP Memory's low power solutions, together with Ambiq's record-setting energy efficiency processors, enable richer and more vibrant user experiences in endpoint devices, while maintaining ultra-low power consumption AP Memory Technology Corporation , the world's leading supplier of ultra-low power and low pin count PSRAM (IoT RAM), and an emerging supplier of low-density LPDRAM, AI memory solutions for edge / IoT applications, together with Ambiq, a recognized technology leader in ultra-low power microcontrollers…

LogMeIn’s GoToConnect Enables Customers’ Permanent Shift to Flexible Work with Refreshed Experience Including New Features and Product…

GoToConnect announces new bundling with LogMeIn products LastPass, GoToWebinar, GoToAssist, GoToRoom, and contact center offerings plus new features to empower customers to connect from anywhere LogMeIn, Inc., makers of remote and flexible work tools enabling the work-from-anywhere era, has released major updates to its Unified Communications & Collaboration (UCC) product, GoToConnect, including a refreshed mobile experience, updates to its Cloud Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) solutions, new native integrations…

Global Consumer Spending on Media Content & Tech Defies Pandemic, Surges 6.1% to $2.01T in 2020, Fueled by Streaming Audio & Video…

Global consumer spending on media content and technology grew an estimated 6.1% to $2.012 trillion in 2020, driven by the COVID-19 lockdown that kept consumers at home binging on multiple forms of digital entertainment as relief from the pandemic, according to new research from PQ Media®. Global consumer spending on media content and technology grew an estimated 6.1% to $2.012 trillion in 2020, driven by the COVID-19 lockdown that kept consumers at home binging on multiple forms of digital entertainment as…

Zach Okun Joins AudioEye As Chief Product Officer

Zach brings 15 years of Product Management leadership most recently leading product for the Facebook Pixel which generates tens of billions of dollars in revenue annually AudioEye, Inc., the industry-leading digital accessibility platform, today announced Zach Okun has joined the Company as Chief Product Officer. With 15 years of product management experience, Zach will focus on building AudioEye's product development organization to support the Company's growth and its mission to make digital content accessible to…

Applause Product Excellence Platform Empowers Brands to Deliver Exceptional Digital Experiences

First-of-its-Kind Platform Includes New Codeless Automation SaaS Product to Mature Automation Practices Faster, and New In-Sprint Testing Solution to Shift Quality Testing Left Applause, the worldwide leader in enabling digital quality, launched its first-of-a-kind Product Excellence Platform (PEP). The PEP provides the comprehensive approach to quality that brands need to deliver exceptional digital experiences to their end users. “The Applause Codeless Automation product is something unique in the low-code/no-code…

NICE inContact Wins Gold Stevie Award for its Leading Cloud Customer Experience Platform

CXone recognized for helping companies fuel customer experience and agility with built-in adaptability NICE inContact, a NICE business, announced that NICE inContact CXone, the leading cloud customer experience platform, has been named a Gold winner in the 2021 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service within the “contact center solution – new version” category. The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world’s top honors for customer service, contact center, business development and sales…

Globys Announces B2B Digital Experience “State of the Telecom Industry” Research Results

Globys, a leader in digital customer experience for telecom carriers in the business-to-business (B2B) domain, announced its "State of the Telecom Industry" results today from its recent global research of telecom B2B customer portals. This research was undertaken in response to the accelerated investment in digital transformation by Communication Service Providers (CSPs) due to COVID-19 and the increasing reliance on digital self-service tools to transact business. The key finding was that most CSPs provide business…

Seven Out of 10 Patient Experience Professionals Identify Contact Center as a High Priority and Strategic Asset

Legacy solutions impede health care industry’s ability to provide optimal patient experience Majority of patients surveyed do not believe health care providers can deliver an excellent digital patient experience Patient loyalty decreases significantly due to poor patient experience, leading to deferred care and worse outcomes Talkdesk Research highlights the need for modern, reliable and agile cloud solutions to re-imagine the patient experience According to a new report by Talkdesk®, Inc. Research, The Patient…

Consumers Call Berocca to the Door in an ‘Actionable Audio Ad’ First

Berocca actionable audio ad campaign delivered through industry collaboration between A Million Ads, MediaCom, MullenLowe London & SSP3 and Say It Now Berocca, from Bayer Consumer Health, has become the first FMCG brand globally to adopt innovative ‘actionable audio ads’ with Berocca Boost, its energy vitamin and mineral effervescent tablets with added caffeine*. Consumers listening to Global radio stations via their Amazon Alexa smart speaker can interact directly with the ad to buy the vitamin supplement using a…

Windstream Enterprise Unveils Another Wave of Portal Enhancements to Enrich the Customer Experience

Windstream Enterprise (WE), a managed communications service provider, has again fortified its award-winning WE Connect portal with a range of enhancements aimed at giving customers and channel partners even greater insight into their networks and their businesses. WE Connect is a best-in-class portal that gives Windstream Enterprise customers a single pane of glass through which to monitor, manage and analyze virtually every aspect of their network in real-time. The latest enhancements include greater visibility into the…