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Blip.tv Announces iPad Compatible Version of the Next Generation TV Network; Releases First Ever HTML5 Player
Apr 02, 2010 (04:04 PM EDT)
NEW YORK, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Online media company blip.tv today announced the release of an iPad compatible version of its Web site. The mobile destination site will feature the first launch of an HTML5 player by blip.tv, enabling enhanced streaming of blip.tv's wide ranging video content.
The iPad optimized destination of blip.tv will showcase the company's best new show episodes of the day with a variety of genre specific channels including comedy, drama, documentary, tech, music, and app reviews, a channel focused exclusively on shows covering new apps. The site makes it easy for visitors to scroll through pages of blip's original, independently produced content through a graphically-focused, user-friendly experience. Blip.tv is also working on a full-fledged iPad application.
In addressing blip.tv's foray onto the iPad, Mike Hudack, CEO and co-founder of blip.tv says, "We're really enthusiastic about our involvement with the iPad because, as we've said from day one, wherever people are watching video, we want to be there. The iPad is a place where blip.tv content must be seen, and this is the next chapter of innovation that brings Web video to the masses."
Blip.tv is an online media company with over 50,000 original Web shows and 85 million video views a month. Shows on blip.tv range from scripted sitcoms and dramas to news and how-to programs. Blip.tv hosts and syndicates shows to iTunes, YouTube, Vimeo, AOL Video, Verizon FiOS, TiVO, Sony Bravia, The Roku Digital Video Play and Facebook. Blip.tv splits all advertising revenues with show creators 50/50. For more information about blip.tv please visit http://blip.tv/.