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Azoomee launches on thousands of connected TVs worldwide, in partnership with Foxxum

PRESS RELEASE / November 13, 2019

Kiel, November 2019: Azoomee, an entertaining educational content platform for kids aged 4+, has today announced its launch on TV screens worldwide, in partnership with Foxxum.

This means customers can access Azoomee’s amazing content on any smart connected TV, anywhere, anytime!

 

”Launching Azoomee on Smart TVs is a natural step for us to meet the strong demand from our users across multiple devices,” said Azoomee’s co-founder and COO Estelle Lloyd. “Foxxum have both the expertise to develop the best TV solution and the reach to significantly expand our footprint. Their team is a delight to work with. ”

 

Big name manufacturers like Vestel, Panasonic, Toshiba, Polaroid, and Hitachi will be releasing Azoomee today, with brands such as Apple TV, Samsung, and LG to follow.  Azoomee is thrilled to reach so many homes and connect with kids across the world.

 

“Today’s Smart TV users include several generations, and for us it is essential to cater to their needs,” said Foxxum’s CEO Ronny Lutzi. “We continue to work toward providing the best user experience, which we feel is greatly improving with the addition of the educational and child-friendly App Azoomee.”

 

Azoomee is an ad-free streaming service that offers award-winning TV shows and imaginative arts and crafts activities to foster a sense of wonder and curiosity in kids. Azoomee is available everywhere. In addition to the amazing TV experience, customers also get access to the Azoomee mobile app, which includes hundreds of brain-boosting games, puzzles and creative DIY projects.


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The countdown to CES Las Vegas 2020 starts now

EVENTS / November 7, 2019

61 days – We are counting down to the start of CES 2020 in Las Vegas.

 

No matter if you are already a partner, interested in our products or want to chat about all things Smart TV, simply follow the link below to book your meeting with us.

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We want to see you at IFA & IBC 2019

EVENTS / August 20, 2019

Just like the past years our Foxxum team will be at the IFA exhibition in Berlin as well as the IBC in Amsterdam to meet with existing and potential partners, to discuss ongoing projects and share new trends.
 
 
If you would like to meet with one of our specialists and you haven’t been in touch yet, then go on and send us an email to request an appointment via the below booking button.
 
 
We are looking forward to meeting with you!

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Global documentary platform DocuBay collaborates with Foxxum

PRESS RELEASE / July 23, 2019

United States and India, July 2019: DocuBay, the premium international documentary VOD streaming service by IN10 Media, announced a significant collaboration with Foxxum. 

 

As part of the collaboration DocuBay will provide its library of premium content on the Foxxum-enabled devices worldwide, comprising of several major markets including Europe and the United Kingdom (UK).

 

Through this collaboration, DocuBay continues steadfast on its global proposition through a clear and focused content positioning with universal appeal. Foxxum’s platform expertise offers viewers the best Smart TV user experience, and a customised user-friendly design. The extensive catalogue of documentaries will be deep linked, and video thumbnails will be made available to their millions of users across a wide range of devices. Users will have access to DocuBay’s exciting features including thematic curated Bays like Nature, Action, Travel, Culture, Science, Sports etc. that showcases documentary features from over 80 countries, and counting.

 

Commenting on the collaboration, Akul Tripathi, COO, DocuBay said, “Launching DocuBay on Foxxum, one of the finest Smart TV platform solutions providers, reinforces our presence and our reach strategy worldwide. This collaboration strengthens our reach in Europe and UK. We continue to work toward providing the best of content across multiple screens with seamless user experience.”

 

Ronny Lutzi, Chief Executive Officer, Foxxumsaid: “We are convinced that Smart TV is the best form of home entertainment now and in the future; and therefore we are very happy to contribute our expertise and outstanding services to DocuBay.”


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iFlix and Foxxum collaborate to deliver next generation SMART TV experience to emerging markets

PRESS RELEASE / April 13, 2019

By integrating iflix into its Smart TV app store Foxxum further amplifies its solutions and services to territories through Asia, Middle East and North Africa.

 

Kiel, April 2019: Foxxum, global leader in development, operation and commercial marketing of innovative Smart TV solutions is delighted to announce a new partnership with iflix, Southeast Asia’s leading entertainment service. As part of the deal, the iflix app will be made available on all Foxxum-enabled devices in key markets, including Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. The deal will deliver iflix content to millions of connected devices.

 

This partnership expands Foxxum TV store’s suite of content and services for Asian, Middle Eastern and North African audiences. The flexibility of Foxxum’s solution facilitates iflix content and brand discovery across all geographies. A tailored design, dedicated previews, hand-picked recommendations and features like ‘Movie of the Day’ will cater to different territories and audiences and offer a one-of-a-kind Smart TV experience. A dedicated kids section rounds up to the best Smart TV user experience.

 

Now available to over one billion consumers throughout Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, iflix has established itself as the clear market leader in video streaming. Offering consumers a vast library of top Hollywood, regional and local TV shows and movies, including a number of exclusives and award-winning programs, news and live events – each subscription allows users to access the service on up to five devices, including smartphone, laptop, tablet and television sets wherever, whenever.

 

Goncalo Carvalho, iflix Client Partner Asia, comments: “We want to give all users the freedom to enjoy iflix on any screen of their choice, especially as the demand for premium OTT services increases across Asia, the Middle East and North Africa. Our partnership with Foxxum allows for iflix’s seamless integration on Smart TVs to deliver an exceptional experience to our users.”

 

“This partnership strengthens Foxxum’s footprint in the region. Combining our technology and iflix’s high-quality content allows us to provide customers, partners, and viewers the most delightful watching experience. We are committed to continually upgrade our contents through partnerships with regional elites like iflix”, says Ronny Lutzi, CEO at Foxxum.


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New Year, new Look – Meet our new logo

ANNOUNCEMENT / January 10, 2019

Today we proudly present our new logo. As we constantly grow and become more mature we felt it was time to represent that in a new logo but without loosing our recall value. We are now using a fresher green and modern font that is optimised for mobile screens. Furthermore we added a box, showing the FOXXUM X, which is a mixture of an app icon and a TV screen representing our work and passion.

 

If you are a partner and you are using our logo please request a full resolution logo at designteam@foxxum.com


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Foxxum announces exclusive partnership with Promarket for Profilo in Turkey

PRESS RELEASE / January 4, 2019

Kiel, January 4th, 2019: Foxxum, global leader in the development, operation and commercial marketing for innovative Smart TV solutions is happy to unveil a new smart TV customer: Profilo branded TVs and devices under OEM license, will be exclusively available with a Foxxum Smart TV App Store. The deal defines a 5 year exclusive partnership between Promarket and Foxxum. Foxxum will continuously develop new portal features and new content for the Promarket TV brand while Promarket maintains its own branding and design for the brand. The joint solution enables a state of the art Smart TV experience and offers cost-effective, high quality User Interfaces to drive forth a competitive, next generation smart TV. The Foxxum App Store features customizable interfaces, local content including all major Turkish content partners, recommended content based categories and a wide selection of international applications. The focus for Profilo’s TV sets lies on local Turkish premium VOD services including applications such as Blu TV and Puhu TV. Thanks to this new alliance Profilo will have a continuously updated content portfolio while Foxxum keeps strengthening its presence in Turkey. All devices will be exclusively sold in Profilo stores in Turkey.

 

Devrim Üner, General Manager at Promarket comments the exclusive deal: “We are happy to collaborate with Foxxum to take the next important step in Smart TV with Profilo. Foxxum’s technology and services are a valuable complement to our trusted devices.“

 

Ronny Lutzi, CEO at Foxxum says: “We are very proud to be working exclusively with Profilo in Turkey. This collaboration not only brings strategic value to Promarket but also strengthens Foxxum’s footprint in the region. Combining our technology and Profilo’s high-quality products means that together we can provide customers, partners and viewers with a delightful watching experience.”

 

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Further information can be found at www.profilotelevizyon.com

 

ABOUT FOXXUM

Foxxum is a global leader in the development, operation and commercial marketing for innovative Smart TV solutions. Founded in 2011, the headquarter is based in Kiel, Germany and operates worldwide. As an established pioneer in the Smart TV sector, Foxxum works closely with leading companies at all stages of the global consumer electronics value chain to develop Smart TV solutions – from silicon vendors to device manufacturers and network operators. Worldwide partnerships with premium broadcasters and video on demand services, video producers and distributors allow Foxxum to provide a best in class content portfolio containing the most important global content brands as well as country specific local content providers. Foxxum’s development and platform expertise offer viewers the best Smart TV user experience, innovative Smart TV technology, a global entertaining content portfolio and a user-friendly design. Foxxum provides highly tailored solutions and personal collaborations to it’s partners, which include the possibility of jointly tapping into profitable revenue streams.


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ACCESS and Foxxum leverage Android to deliver Smart TV solution for emerging markets

PRESS RELEASE / September 11, 2018

Kiel, September 11th, 2018: ACCESS CO., LTD and Foxxum GmbH have announced a collaboration to offer cost-effective, high quality User Interfaces (UIs) for multi-platform services based on Linux for Android Open Source Project (AOSP). The joint solution enables operators in emerging markets to offer competitive, next generation smart TV user experiences (UXs) that rival Android TV and proprietary solutions. At launch, the solution has already been adopted by Latin American operator MP3 for TV platforms designed by Diggio, Innova, Global, Hyundai, Nakamichi, Icesa and Ecoline.

 

The solution is based on ACCESS’ Chromium-based NetFront™ Browser BE for Android pre-validated with the Foxxum TV App Store and launcher and pre-integrated into the TV hardware itself to maximize the capabilities of each device and deliver a unified experience for all services. The flexibility of the solution enables Foxxum to customize the launcher for each operator, creating a fully branded environment that caters to different audiences. The launcher includes local content alongside the Foxxum App Store, which gives access to over 1 billion video titles across multiple content providers. It is already available in 36 languages for a wide range of Smart TVs from over 50 different manufacturers.

 

ABOUT ACCESS

Since 1984, ACCESS CO., LTD. (Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers Index, 4813) has provided advanced IT solutions centered around mobile and network software technologies to telecom carriers, consumer electronics manufacturers, broadcasting and publishing companies, the automotive industry and energy infrastructure providers around the world. The company develops mobile software solutions that have been installed on over 1.5 billion devices, and network software solutions that have been used by over 300 telecommunication equipment manufacturers. Utilizing its network virtualization technology skills and knowledge, the company is currently focusing on the development and commercialization of Internet of Things (IoT) and media solutions that combine embedded and cloud technology. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, the company operates subsidiaries and affiliates in Asia, Europe and the United States to support and expand its business globally. Learn more about ACCESS at www.access-company.com


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Vestel and Foxxum take European pole position in smart TV segment

PRESS RELEASE / August 31, 2018

Foxxum, global leader in the development, operation, and commercial marketing for innovative Smart TV solutions is pleased to announce that Vestel signed a long-term agreement to make Foxxum the single worldwide Smart TV partner for Vestel branded and OEM Products running on its Linux based operating system.

 

Vestel will consolidate the portfolio of its third party Smart TV partners and all new as well as the installed base of Smart TVs manufactured by Vestel will be available with a Smart TV solution in cooperation with Foxxum. With Vestel as a new partner, Foxxum’s extending Smart TV customer portfolio makes the company the largest connected device platform in Europe in addition to the company’s leading position in South America and South East Asia.

 

Ronny Lutzi, CEO of Foxxum says: “We are delighted to start this new partnership with Vestel, one of the most respected and ambitious companies in the TV business worldwide. This deal marks not only a deep understanding of our professional skills but also shows the strong recognition of our philosophy: Passionate focus on customer satisfaction far beyond expectations! Signing Vestel brings us significantly closer to becoming the worldwide leader in Smart TV solutions.”

 

“Vestel has been leading the Smart TV segment and content, and has achieved one of the leading installed bases of Smart TVs in Europe. Winning Foxxum as a long-term partner will allow us to further strengthen our products with more local premium content and an improved user experience. Foxxum’s knowhow, speed and professionalism in satisfying our high-quality standards and the demand for customization from our OEM customers make our collaboration the perfect fit to reinforce our leading position in Europe” says Hakan Kutlu, Vice President at Vestel.


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Meet us at IFA, IBC and MIPCOM

EVENTS / August 1, 2018

Pack your bags – Exhibition season is here!

 

Whilst struggling to close our suitcases, we hope that you are as excited as we are for IFA, IBC and MIPCOM.

 

You’ve booked your tickets? Let’s meet! We are continuously searching for new business opportunities, distribution channels, new devices as well as content.

 

Follow the link below to arrange a meet up at one of the fairs. We can’t wait to see you!


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