TORONTO, Sept. 5, 2017 /CNW/ - Prodigy Ventures Inc. (TSXV: PGV) ("Prodigy" or the "Company") today announced the launch of iVideo Greetings for iMessage, a new app extension to easily create and send professional quality, personal video e-greeting cards from within the most popular messaging platform for North American millennials, Apple's iMessage app.
iVideo Greetings for iMessage is available on the Apple Store for iMessage, as an extension of iVideo Greetings for iOS, which launched on November 17, 2016 and reached the Top 100 in its App Store Lifestyle category in its first week. All of the functionality of iVideo Greetings is made available to iMessage users through this easy to use extension.
iVideo Greetings gives users over 120 video themes, something for every occasion and sentiment. Users simply add their own video message to send a professional quality, themed iVideo Greeting. The entire process takes only seconds from start to finish. Each original iVideo Greetings theme has been produced by talented video designers and animators. They integrate seamlessly with the user's own video, bringing their message to life, and making it special and unique.
This new app extension for iVideo Greetings lets users create and send iVideo Greetings while texting others inside the iMessage app. Delivery is immediate, cross-platform, and is a seamless experience from within iMessage. The growth of demand for application extensions for messaging applications has been explosive, and iVideo Greetings is the first application extension of its kind on the iMessage platform.
iVideo Greetings offers themes for all important occasions: Birthdays, Christmas, Valentine's Day, Weddings, Engagements, or to say Thanks, I Love You, Get Well, Cheer Up and countless other special moments. The user experience is fun, quick, easy and memorable.
The greeting card and e-gift industry is a multi-billion dollar market worldwide that is just beginning to evolve into the digital world1. iVideo Greetings offers a compelling experience as users worldwide make this shift.
Prodigy's CEO, Tom Beckerman, commented, "We are delighted to announce the launch of iVideo Greetings for iMessage. The ability to create, send and receive personal video e-greeting cards from within the iMessage platform offers a new level of service and convenience for our users. The combination of an iVideo Greeting sent with an iMessage-based cash gift, available with the upcoming launch of Apple's iOS 11 peer to peer payment service, will provide a complete gift-giving experience unmatched in quality and convenience. iVideo for iMessage is available now, to deliver that ground-breaking experience on Apple's September 12 announcement date for iOS 11 and the new iPhone 8."
The marketing web site for iVideo Greetings is at http://greetings.iVideo.social. iVideo Greetings can be downloaded from the App Store at https://itunes.apple.com/app/ivideo-greetings/id1166696444?ls=1&mt=8 and from Google Play at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=social.ivideo.greetings.
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About Prodigy Ventures Inc.
Prodigy Ventures is an innovation company that has combined an enterprise services business - Prodigy Labs - with a Venture Builder business. The two businesses work together to sell services and create new enterprise-grade platforms and apps using technologies such as mobile video, proximity, wearables, 3D & augmented reality.
Prodigy has been named as one of Canada's fastest growing technology companies in the 19th annual Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ awards for demonstrating bold innovation, dedicated leadership and strong growth. Prodigy also ranked on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. Prodigy has also been named as one Canada's Top 250 ICT Companies on the 2017 Branham300 list.
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