BUFFALO, N.Y., May 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Synacor Inc. (Nasdaq:SYNC), the leading provider of next-gen startpages, award-winning TV Everywhere solutions, and cloud-based Identity Management (IDM) services, across multiple devices for cable, satellite, telecom and consumer electronics companies, will demo Cloud ID Social Login with Google+ and advanced TV Everywhere technologies in the Developer Sandbox at Google I/O, May 15-17, Moscone West Convention Center in San Francisco, Calif. Developers and technologists will discuss with Synacor how Social Login, recently named as a TMC Cable Spotlight Product of the Year, was built to break down TV Everywhere barriers, and how they can integrate similar technologies for their customers.
"See you in the Sandbox! Synacor couldn't be more proud than to accept Google's invitation to demo our Cloud ID Social Login and TV Everywhere innovations during Google I/O 2013," said Michael Bishara, Vice President and General Manager of TV Everywhere, Synacor. "And we're excited Synacor's kiosk will display the special designation Google+ Badge, as we leverage the Google+ platform in our Social Login capability for consumers to access their favorite pay-TV shows, movies, music and more, providing a fun, friction-free TV Everywhere experience."
Having been an industry first, Social Login gives Synacor customers the flexibility to offer subscribers access to online pay-TV content with their favorite social accounts, like Google+, Facebook and Twitter, while simultaneously authorizing with the subscriber's pay-TV provider or billing account. Through the award-winning Cloud ID Management Platform, Synacor brings the convenience of Social Login to TV Everywhere consumers with the trust of entitlement verification for TV authorization. Additionally, TV Everywhere users have the option to install their MVPD's TV Everywhere Android app over-the-air after they sign in with Google+, making it more convenient than ever to access content wherever they are.