StationDigital Corporation Becomes a Member of the Collaborative Open Innovation ng Connect Program
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Internet radio and digital broadcast platform provider StationDigital Corporation (OTCQB: SDIG) today announced it has become a member of the ng Connect Program, the multi-industry open innovation ecosystem founded by Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU). The program is a collaborative open innovation engine that is leading the way in building the connected user experience. StationDigital will work closely with other members to create mobile applications for use with the exploding market of connected devices.
A technology-driven initiative involving multiple industries, the ng Connect Program was founded by Alcatel-Lucent to encourage network, content, consumer electronics, and application providers to work collaboratively to develop new service concepts. It encourages the development of end-to-end solutions which can be offered to network operators, effectively opening new opportunities for all program members in the value chain.
“StationDigital is excited to be a part of the ng Connect program to innovate new mobile applications that are rapidly expanding because of broadband through LTE/4G, enabling connected devices, connected cars, connected cities, connected airplanes and connected public transit, in which Alcatel-Lucent is the leader,” said Timothy Roberts, Founder and Master Digital Architect of StationDigital Corporation. “StationDigital is an entertainment platform for music, music videos, TV and movies as well as physical goods. This is developing on new devices, app stores, connected cars, cities, buses, planes, as well as other areas following the massive explosion of new devices coming to market.”
“We’re pleased to welcome StationDigital Corporation as a member of the ng Connect Program,” said Nash Parker, Director of Market Development, at Alcatel-Lucent. “The goal of the ng Connect Program is to bring together innovators that span the digital value chain in order to build services for an enhanced user experience. We look forward to working with StationDigital and to the innovations our newest member will bring to the program.”
StationDigital Corporation provides users with personalized streaming recommendations. Users can find playlists that are not only based upon artists or genres, but also on themes, their location or other interests. The company also features a SD Rewards program which helps users earn virtual currency for listening to music and sharing content with friends on social media. Users can then make purchases with this virtual currency through discounts on music and merchandise as well as coupons for additional savings.
For more information about the company, visit www.stationdigital.com.
About the ng Connect Program
The ng Connect Program is dedicated to the creation of the new generation connected user experience. With its dynamic multi-industry membership, the organization drives relevance and new business models through innovation. Founded by Alcatel-Lucent, ng Connect is comprised of more than 200 members including leading network, consumer electronics, application and content providers. For a full list of members please visit: http://ngconnect.org/member/ and for more information on the ng Connect Program, visit: www.ngconnect.org. Follow us on Twitter at: http://twitter.com/ngConnect.
About StationDigital Corporation
StationDigital Corporation is a multimedia digital broadcast company that offers free music, music videos, movies and TV show streaming, with over 23 million songs, 50k music videos and all of the current TV and Movie previews. StationDigital Corporation features discovery stations to suit an endless variety of tastes and a personal recommendation service available both online and through its iOS and Android mobile apps. StationDigital Corporation’s users can customize their listening and viewing experiences by selecting or creating playlists and stations based on themes, interests and location, as well as favorite artists, titles or genres, moods or years. StationDigital Corporation also offers the industry’s first Rewards program in which users earn points for listening or watching, sharing and inviting friends on social media to enjoy StationDigital’s platform. Rewards points are redeemable in the StationDigital Corporation online store and can be used to purchase music, merchandise and additional discounts. StationDigital Corporation is headquartered in St. Louis. For more information, visit www.stationdigital.com or download the StationDigital Corporation app for Android or iOS mobile devices.
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SOURCE StationDigital Corporation
Released September 30, 2014