LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Giga Entertainment Media (“GEM”), the leading social media technology company, has announced it will launch SUPER SELFEO, version 2.0, the next generation of its enormously successful SELFEO app, ...and more »
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Giga Entertainment Media (â€œGEMâ€),
the leading social media technology company, has announced it will
launch SUPER SELFEO, version 2.0, the next generation of its enormously
app, in multiple iterations in succession over the next few weeks.
SUPER SELFEO is the most immersive, engaging, simultasking and
user-friendly communication viewing and sharing experience ever
developed for any digital device.
The new version includes the â€œVortex,â€ which brings dozens of new
creative productivity actions, plus over 100 enhancements, improvements
and functionality. Vortex is the first two-way immersive, interactive
and engaging live streaming platform which focuses sharing thoughts,
likes and visual opinions on anything or everything. Live-streaming rich
content from ball games and concerts while immersing yourself into the
content is a quantum leap in Social Media Platforms.
GEM has combined SUPER SELFEO in an intimate and unique partnership with
Major League Sports and Music Entertainment to realize the corporate
vision designed at the outset.
GEMâ€™s relationship with MLB, the NFL and major concert venues is
projected to increase SELFEO downloads exponentially. This yearâ€™s
campaign includes sports broadcasting networks and individual player
participation, in conjunction with synergistic advertising, promotions,
branding, contests and year-round digital campaigns. Sports and music
celebs will be sharing Selfeos with their tens of millions of fans at
the games and on stage while performing, simultaneously chatting,
sharing and emoting.
"The ramifications of the new features and upgrades to SUPER SELFEO
allows users to immerse and engage in literally endless communications
on any topic at any time," said Jarret Streiner, CEO, Giga Entertainment
New partnerships with KC Royals and Seattle Mariners extends reach
GEM announced that it has initiated multi-year partnerships with the
Kansas City Royals and the Seattle Mariners.
â€œWe are proud to partner with two of Major League Baseball premier
teams, the Royals and the Mariners, to continue the expansion of the
growing popularity of SELFEO among sports and entertainment fans in
Kansas City and Seattle,â€ said Streiner. â€œWorking with ANC Sports
Marketing, a division of signage and technology company ANC, enabled us
to create turnkey partnerships inclusive of broadcast and in-venue
exposure, as well as promotional assets with both teams.â€
â€œWeâ€™re excited to partner with an innovative company like Giga
Entertainment Media. Royals fans will enjoy sharing their experiences as
they engage with SELFEO,â€ said Mike Bucek, Vice President of Marketing &
Business Development for the Royals.
Fans will engage with SELFEO at various App/iBeacon integrations.
Engagement will include presenting sponsorship of proximity
notifications, app logo icon, app banner and ballpark check-in while
watching dynamic video.
â€œMariners fans have access to a lot of digital information. SELFEO
provides them with a way to organize social media, stream video and
engage with other fans all on one screen. Using SELFEO has the potential
to enhance the fansâ€™ game experience at Safeco Field,â€ said Kevin
Martinez, Seattle Mariners Vice President of Marketing.
GEM also enjoys major promotional tie-ins with the MLBâ€™s Boston Red Sox,
the NFLâ€™s Jacksonville Jaguars and NASCARâ€™S Bubba Wallace.
iHeart Radio and Major Live Music Concerts to drive summer promotions
GEM is partnering with iHeart Radio to reach its 75 million daily
devoted listeners. In a nationwide contest, SUPER SELFEO app users will
be invited to make a 20-second SUPER SELFEO. iHeart Radio will announce
winners each day through the end of summer, with free tickets to Drake's
Summer Sixteen Tour. Drake, the popular Canadian rapper, singer,
songwriter, record producer and actor, is set to headline the Summer
Sixteen Tour, with rapper Future
to promote his latest album and mixtape. SUPER SELFEO ads will be
In addition, GEM and its SUPER SELFEO app is inÂ the process of closing a
major nationwide concert dealÂ with the largest LIVE music provider.
The new SUPER SELFEO app is designed to become a global neural network.
Users will be able to share with any fans or group of fans, creating a
virtual limitless engagement.
700,000 downloads to date and surging
â€œIn the first quarter of 2016 there were 20,000 downloads, and now
approximately 700,000,â€ Streiner said. â€œThese summer promotions, along
with our previously announced partnerships, has created a vortex that
will pull in more and more users.â€
About Giga Entertainment Media
Giga Entertainment Media (GEM) is a multi-media technology company that
provides unique interactive viewing and communications enhancement
features, such as existing live programming, VOD and movie lineups, to
consumers on the Internet as well as private labeling to brands, content
providers and content aggregators and their subscribers.
GEM'S most recent technological breakthrough on its dynamic
game-changing platform allows real-time access to the entire web and
associated video library, which includes substantial cable programming
through voice recognition and user-friendly swiping viewed in an optimal
personalized digital experience. GEMâ€™s advanced technology allows
multitasking, simultasking and the entire range of interactive social
network applications all at the same time on one device.
With its GIGANETTV Brand consumer-friendly entertainment service,
GEM allows the transmission and receipt of up to 30 simultaneous
content streams, enabling the user to control the viewing and
communications interfaces in real time by adjusting the size and
location of viewing windows. On a single site, consumers can access live
broadcasts, movies, social networks, games, applications, web search,
email, text, blog, join single or multiple live personal or group chats,
conference, Skype, play video games and record -- all in HD on
simultaneous multiple PIP (picture-in-picture) expandable, shrinkable
and movable floating screens. Users are also offered buy-now options
with an advanced programming guide, scrolling, newsfeeds and alerts.
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