Posted: Sep 21, 2011 11:36 AM
SHREVEPORT, LOUISIANA – September 21, 2011 – Synapse Multimedia, a provider of online solutions and live streaming video for local media, today announced it has signed a multi-year deal with KRGV, www.krgv.com, the leading television station in Rio Grande Valley, Texas. Synapse Multimedia will provide KRGV with their OPYN Media CMS and OPYN Mobile, which includes rapid web publishing and streaming live video.
“KRGV is eager to work with Synapse and deploy the OPYN Media CMS and OPYN Mobile App,” said John Kittleman, General Manager at KRGV, “Synapse’s online and mobile solutions are superior to their competition; however, we are most looking forward to streaming live news to our viewers via their mobile phones and computers.”
“We are excited that KRGV has chosen Synapse to support the company’s web-based initiatives,” said Heather Kasparek, Director of Business Development at Synapse Multimedia. “We believe that the partnership between KRGV and Synapse will have a positive impact on the official product release of OPYN Media CMS, OPYN Mobile, and soon to come OPYN iPad.”
About Synapse Multimedia
Synapse Multimedia, a software development firm, created an innovative, economical content management system specifically for local media, as well as corresponding mobile and tablet solutions. OPYN Media CMS is a true web 2.0 solution that delivers seamless integration of video from production to web. Both OPYN Media CMS and OPYN Mobile have the ability to stream live news to viewers. The ease of use, such as the drag and drop feature, decreases administrative burden associated with updates, while putting the content back into the hands of those who created it. Current OPYN Media by Synapse customers include WBRZ, KOMU, and Cordillera Communications, Inc. (13 stations)