MONTREAL, July 23 /CNW Telbec/ - MediaScrape(TM), the Internet Broadcast
News Company, Inc., announced today that it has been awarded significant
federal and provincial government research and development capital awards for
its invention of patent pending "Scrape" technology, now applied to
MediaScrape.com's and syndication partners' online video news platforms.
The "Scrape" technology allows media syndication partner websites using
MediaScrape(TM) news video clips to couple their text news summaries with news
videos featuring multilingual subtitles and geo-targeting, all executed within
The government's R&D capital award program recognizes inventions that
overcome a scientific/technological uncertainty and achieves a
scientific/technological advancement. In this case, the innovation overcomes
gaps in available software for global news video content management.
Tyler N. Cavell, founder and Chief Executive Officer of MediaScrape(TM),
said: "The essential benefit of this technology is that it allows us and our
growing global network of traditional media partners to deliver news from
anywhere, anytime, and on any Internet platform (now including BlackBerry and
iPhones). We are now focussing our attention on commercializing this unique
technological platform following a successful second round of venture
financing and agreements with Google, CBC, the BBC, and television
broadcasters around the world," added Mr. Cavell, "it is very gratifying that
our game-changing innovations are being recognized in this way."
"We believe that the R&D cash award and ongoing innovations such as the
Google AdSense for Video integration demonstrate how MediaScrape(TM) is
building on Canada and Quebec's tradition of technological and business
prowess in the online and multimedia space," said Mr Cavell.
About MediaScrape(TM) Inc.:
Described as the "CNN of the Internet", MediaScrape(TM) is an online
broadcast news network that uses proprietary technology to repackage video
news aggregated from 28 global news agencies and broadcasters, including the
BBC, CBC, Asia News International and other leading broadcasters in Europe,
Asia, and Africa . Video news from around the world is then translated into
seven languages and distributed through the MediaScrape(TM) website and
through international syndication partner websites, including Google, YouTube,
Quebecor's Canoe, and others.
MediaScrape(TM), the Internet Broadcast News Company, Inc., currently
broadcasts breaking news videos, 24/7, from its editorial and translation
bureaus in over 11 countries.
For further information:
For further information: Martha Twidale, (514) 313-NEWS (6397) x. 106,