Fuugo TV and video Application is shortlisted for 2010 TV Innovations Award

Axel Technologies’ new Fuugo TV software for mobile and portable devices is a top three contender in the Mobile Category. Ease of use, content discovery and a unique user experience define innovation in TV 3.0.

Los Angeles, Calif., 6 December 2010 – Axel Technologies, a pioneer in mobile television and video technologies, announced today that it’s new Fuugo™ mobile and portable TV software product is a top three finisher in the Mobile TV category and will be recognized at the 2010 TV Innovations Award ceremony in Los Angeles, California.

“Most online or mobile video consumers face a bewildering array of video content choices and are forced to learn multiple viewing applications whenever they try to watch something. Fuugo is different. A single intuitive user interface aggregates content from broadcast, Internet and mobile TV, making intelligent presentation of preferred content so viewing is a pleasure not a chore,” stated Petri Kalske, CEO of Axel Technologies. “We are delighted that the user-centric design and our usability focus has been acknowledged by a panel of esteemed judges from the television industry.”

Fuugo is the next generation TV application for mobile and handheld devices redefining TV by integrating broadcast TV, mobile TV, Internet TV and video with social media into one single application. Fuugo also utilizes social media as a communications and content discovery tool that allows viewers to simultaneous search, share and participate. Fuugo invents a whole new interactive TV and video experience, never before seen on mobile devices.

Fuugo’s user-centric design simplifies the discovery and presentation of entertainment choices from all available TV and video sources. The product is designed to support the major international mobile and over-the-air broadcast TV standards from North America, Europe and Latin America.

The final results of the TV Innovations Awards will be announced at a gala reception to be held immediately following the first day of the “TV 3.0 – Innovations in TV and Content Delivery” Conference. The gala will take place at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles on December 7th, 2010.

The unique Fuugo viewing experience can be seen at http://fuugo.tv. Consumer device OEMs should contact Axel Technologies for Fuugo licensing. http://axel.fi

Note to Editors:
Digital images to support this story, including TV application screenshots and the Fuugo logo, are available online at http://axel.fi/logos

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