This Sunday's JUNOS from Ottawa and The Academy of Country Music Awards from Las Vegas Both Powered by YANGAROO's DMDS
TORONTO, March 28, 2012 /CNW/ - YANGAROO Inc. (TSX-V: YOO, OTCBB: YOOIF), the industry's leading secure digital media distribution company provides the technology platform powering many of North America's major music industry awards shows.
The DMDS Awards™ management platform was designed and built at the request of Canada's Juno Awards (airing this Sunday April 1st from Ottawa), and is a web-based digital platform that instantly and securely connects artists, judges, event organizers, and auditors. DMDS Awards™ is an end-to-end solution, streamlining all aspects of award show management including nomination management, committee review, voting, results tabulation, and auditing. It is convenient, fast, secure, and an environmentally sound choice. Also airing this Sunday, April 1st is The Academy of Country Music Awards from Las Vegas, also powered by DMDS Awards technology.
In addition to The JUNOS and The Academy of Country Music Awards, DMDS Awards™ has contracts with The Grammys, The BET Awards, The Soul Train Awards, The BET Hip Hop Awards, The MTV Video Music Awards, The Canadian Country Music Awards, and others.
Michelle Goble, Vice President, Membership and Events for the Academy of Country Music Awards said upon signing with YANGAROO: "We're delighted to work with DMDS to streamline the time our dedicated professional members spend on the voting process."
Melanie Berry, President of CARAS representing The JUNOS said upon signing: "The technology is not only more efficient and less expensive, but it also poses clear environmental benefits. The Canadian Music Industry was the first in the world to embrace digital delivery for their promotional releases to radio and other destinations, and it just follows that the JUNO Awards should be the first major televised awards show to adopt this same technology."
"The DMDS Awards business has taken off over the past couple of years and has become a profitable division for our company," said Cliff Hunt, Chairman and COO, YANGAROO Inc. "We are very gratified that these major brands have put their trust in our solution. The really exciting aspect of this technology is that it is not limited to music related awards shows, and we expect the growth we have seen will continue in the years to come."
YANGAROO's patented Digital Media Distribution System (DMDS) is a leading secure B2B digital delivery solution for the music and advertising industries. DMDS replaces the physical distribution of audio and video content for music, music videos, and advertising to television, radio, media, retailers, and other authorized recipients with more accountable, effective, and far less costly digital delivery of broadcast quality media via the Internet. The DMDS Awards platform powers many of North America's major awards shows.
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