Anonymous (not verified) - November 16th, 2000
LAS VEGAS, COMDEX, BOOTH 6135Nov. 15, 2000POPcast Communications Corp., a leading provider of personal broadcasting services and broadband-enabling technologies, and leading consumer electronics manufacturer JVC Company of America today announced the completion of an agreement to create a cutting- edge shared video community for users of JVC's camcorders worldwide.
The announcement was made at the COMDEX/Fall 2000 event, which began Monday in Las Vegas and continues through Friday, Nov. 17. POPcast's exhibit is located within the Intel Pentium Pavilion, booth 6135.
Under the terms of the one-year agreement, POPcast will create and host all aspects of the JVC Shared Video Community, providing its proprietary streaming media creation and publishing software, media management toolset and complete back-end services in return for undisclosed licensing fees and extensive co-marketing activities. Members of the new community will have the ability to easily create, publish and share rich-media content on the Web using POPcast's complete array of streaming media services and solutions.
JVC is excited to partner with POPcast to build a video community on our website, said Jerry Barbera, Vice President of JVC Company of America's Consumer Video Division. By teaming up with POPcast, JVC intends to marry the high quality videos produced with a JVC camcorder with the broadband technologies provided by POPcast. This kind of video community will revolutionize the way we create, view and email videos today."
We are very proud to be working with JVC, a world leader in both professional and consumer electronics, to offer their customers the ability to easily leverage the latest technologies to extend their use of video content over the Web, said POPcast's founder and chairman William Mutual.