FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MEDL Mobile, Inc. (OTCBB:MEDL) – a pioneer in the creation, development, marketing and monetization of mobile apps, and majority holder of the Hang w/ live social video platform (hangwith.com) – today announced that Hang w/ was awarded the Best Mobile Platform Innovation by the 2014 Digiday Sammy / Mobi Awards.
Winners of Digiday's Mobi (Mobile) and Sammy (Social Media) Awards were selected from 70 finalists across 24 categories. Finalists in the Best Mobile Platform Innovation category were Sapient Nitro for ESPN X-Games Trick TrackTrick Track and Oscar Mayer & 360i for "Wake Up and Smell the Bacon."
"We are honored to be recognized by Digiday as the best Mobile Platform Innovation," said Andrew Maltin, CEO. "With all of the cutting edge work being done across the spectrum, this recognition shows yet again how powerful the Hang w/ platform truly is."
The Hang w/ platform allows users to broadcast live video from their iPhone, iPad or Android device to viewers all around the world. Viewers can engage with the broadcaster and each other simultaneously using chat and emoji.
The platform has been embraced by many in the music, sports and entertainment community who use Hang w/ to develop a stronger relationship with their fans. Celebrity users include 50 Cent, Jared Leto, Timbaland, Larry the Cable Guy, Lucy Hale, Kaskade, Jake Ellenberger, Terrell Owens and Soulja Boy.
Hang w/ recently announced plans to monetize via advertising - and to share advertising revenue back with the broadcasters who generate it.
To learn more about Hang w/ visit www.hangwith.com.
To learn more about the Digiday Sammy / Mobi Awards, visit here.
About MEDL Mobile
MEDL Mobile, Inc. is a mobile industry pioneer that has architected, created, developed, marketed and monetized hundreds of mobile apps for the Apple iOS and Google Android platform and driven more than 22 million downloads, many of them reaching the top ten in the Apple store. MEDL has led mobile strategy, ideation, development, marketing and monetization in areas diverse as entertainment, telecom, medicine, education and retail - for such prestigious clients as About.com, Hyundai, Kaiser Permanente, Medtronic, Monster.com, The New York Times Company, Taco Bell, and Telefonica. The Company has entered into partnerships to mobilize and monetize IP with such notable names as Cheech & Chong, Encyclopedia Britannica, Marlee Matlin, Media Rights Capital and Real Madrid.
MEDL has incubated, developed and brought to market the revolutionary, patent-pending Hang w/ app over a period of nearly two years. The Hang w/ app connects people through live-streaming video and simultaneous chat, allowing anyone with an iPhone, iPad or Android device to broadcast live to dozens, hundreds or even millions of viewers around the globe.
MEDL is also a founding Board Member of the Application Developers Alliance, an organization that serves a growing membership of tens of thousands of developers and hundreds of companies from across the mobile spectrum. To learn more about MEDL Mobile visit www.medlmobile.com. To learn more about Hang w/ visit www.hangwith.com.
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For more information about MEDL Mobile, please visit http://www.medlmobile.com.
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