SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--N3TWORK, creators of the first personal TV video network and one of the App Store Best of 2014 iPhone apps, today announced an integration with Google’s Chromecast, as well as new functionality within its app. N3TWORK on Chromecast provides the ultimate connected TV experience turning smartphones into the world’s best remote, and offering endless streams of videos, tailored to users’ interests.
Parks Associates estimates total global sales for TV streaming devices will reach nearly 50 million units by 2017. With more people looking to cut cable out of their lives, and estimates showing growth to 50 million streaming devices sold in 2015 alone, viewers are increasingly demanding a better experience for discovering, navigating and watching internet video.
“We believe N3TWORK is the must-have iOS app for any Chromecast owner,” said Neil Young, co-founder and CEO of N3TWORK. “It supercharges your viewing experience and gives you a glimpse into the future of television. N3TWORK recommends videos you’ll love across all your screens and is the only video app you’ll ever need, particularly if you’ve cut the cord.”
N3TWORK’s latest release streamlines the experience and unlocks the app’s full potential for watching video on your big screen:
- The TV N3TWORK: Look for the Chromecast or AirPlay icon on the top of the app’s home screen to easily connect to your TV. Single touch access means that it’s simpler than ever to make N3TWORK your go-to TV channel.
- Free up your phone: With Chromecast, N3TWORK will play your recommended feed, your channel, search results, #topics that you love and @voices that you care about on your TV regardless of whether the app is open. Just start watching and get back to using your phone.
- Friendlier than ever: Discover your Facebook Friends and those who you follow on Twitter in N3TWORK. Get video recommendations about the topics you love from your friends as well.
- New Web Sharing: Share your channel, # topics and posts to Facebook, Twitter, Email and SMS with a single tap and share channels you create or contribute to on your favorite social networks.
The quality, volume and range of internet video is exploding - with U.S. consumers watching on average 19.6 billion minutes of video per week, according to comScore. Content ranges from the amazing to the inspiring, moving, stimulating, funny, and the educational. With internet video as a starting point, N3TWORK lets consumers follow the people and things that interest them and then presents the very best, most relevant videos that can be watched immediately or saved for later, using an iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and now Chromecast.
N3TWORK is available for free on iPhone and iPad and can be downloaded in the Apple App Store.
N3TWORK, the first personal TV network, was founded in 2013 by Neil Young, founder, CEO; Bob Stevenson, founder, product; Alan Yu, co-founder, business and people operations; Erik Lammerding, co-founder, partnerships and platform strategy; and Stephen Detwiler, co-founder, technology. The team believes TV should be more personal, instantly available, more in tune with today’s technology, and above all else, always interesting to the consumer. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, the company is funded by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Floodgate and Google Ventures. More information about N3TWORK is available at www.N3TWORK.com.