Creators of leading mobile app, ScoreMobile, launches one of the
first free iPad sports apps on the market
TORONTO, July 27 /CNW/ - Score Media Inc. (TSX: SCR) today announces the
launch of theScore iPad Edition, one of the first
free sports apps on the market from the creators of the leading mobile
app, ScoreMobile. Already a leading free sports app just days after
launching in Apple's App Store, theScore iPad Edition
offers the latest stats, news, scores and standings from every major
sports league, while integrating the best content from The Score's
multiplatform properties - The Score
Television Network, theScore.com,
Radio (HSR) and ScoreMobile
- all on one app.
A hybrid of Score Media's leading sports app, ScoreMobile, and it's
newly relaunched website, theScore.com, theScore iPad Edition
brings iPad users the best of both platforms while offering original
video and audio content from The Score Television Network and HSR.
theScore iPad Edition is the perfect companion for
watching sports on TV or sitting around with your friends discussing the
latest trade and stories of the day. It also gives users unlimited and
immediate access to up-to-the-minute stats and entertaining content
Real-time scores, breaking news and updates
Original digital video segments available exclusively to iPad users
like The Score's hit web show, The
Break and The
Footy Show, a news program and podcast dedicated to covering all
of the latest soccer news and highlights
Integrated social tools for sharing articles, blog posts and videos
The Score's entertaining television content offering unique interviews
with top athletes along with iPad exclusives from The Score's world
renowned reporter Cabral
"Cabbie" Richards as well as the popular, irreverent NBA
web show, The
A slick interface designed specifically for the iPad with an intuitive
and clean navigation structure
"It took Apple only 80 days to sell 3 million iPads worldwide and with
the exception of iPhone 4, that is faster than any other iDevice it's
sold in the past. The iPad is yet another disruptive device that will
transform how people consume and share content," says Jonathan Savage,
Vice President, Digital, Score Media Inc. He adds, "We believe theScore
iPad Edition is the best sports app for iPad on the market, period.
And just like ScoreMobile, our leading mobile property, it's free, fast
and fundamental to sports fans anywhere."
NuLayer, one of Canada's most
innovative and reputable software development firms, worked closely with
Score Media's content team to build the iPad app for the company.
"theScore iPad Edition takes advantage of all the great
features the iPad has to offer and leverages its native performance and
flexible web views," says Jeff Brenner, Co-Founder, NuLayer. "It's an
awesome app that provides a socially-integrated way to explore the
sports world. Fans are going to love it."
theScore iPad Edition from Apple's App Store and get ready for
sports overload, non-stop entertainment and hardcore fandemonium!
About Score Media Inc.
Score Media is a media company
committed to delivering interactive and authentic sports entertainment.
Created in 1997 in response to the growing desire for increased
participation in the consumption of sports, the Company has now
established itself as the home for hardcore sports fans. Score Media's
primary asset, The Score Television Network ("The Score"), is a national
specialty television service providing sports news, information,
highlights and live event programming in more than 6.8 million homes
across Canada. The Company's digital media assets include theScore.com,
theScore iPad Edition and the mobile sports applications ScoreMobile and
ScoreMobile FC which are available on BlackBerry, iPhone and Android
devices. Score Media also operates Hardcore Sports Radio, a satellite
radio network available across North America on Sirius Satellite Radio.
Growing from a team of 60 in 1997 to over 230 employees in 2010, Score
Media is a revolutionizing interactive media company.
SOURCE Score Media Inc.
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