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KIIS FM Announces ORTSBO as Its Real Time Closed Captioning Language Translation Partner Live from the "Wango Tango"Saturday, May 12th-The Home Depot CenterFeaturing Live Performances by:Nicki Minaj, Pitbull, Maroon 5, B.o.B, J Cole, Gym Class Heroes, Foster The People, Big Sean, The Wanted, Wiz Khalifa, K'NAAN, Chiddy Bang, Wallpaper, Diggy Simmons and Carly Rae J (May 10, 2012)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/10/12 -- 102.7 KIIS FM is proud to announce that Ortsbo has been selected as its live event partner who will provide real-time closed captioning language translation services and live interviews direct from "Wango Tango". Wango Tango will take place at The Home Depot Center in Carson on Saturday, May 12th. "Ortsbo Live" from Wango Tango will be hosted by KIIS FM's Ellen K and enable the Ortsbo team to conduct live interviews with the artist's appearing on the bill as well as celebrity attendees, and allow Ortsbo viewers to watch a live video broadcast of the interviews and view an accompanying real time text stream, like closed captioning found on TV broadcasts, but in their personally selected choice of over fifty languages. The system, when combined with other Ortsbo technologies, including an integrated Twitter page linked to 53 languages, allows viewers to interact with the broadcast, asking questions of the artists and celebrities, as well as providing comments and chatting with other participants in any language, in real time. In addition to the red carpet interviews, Ortsbo's technology will be integrated into the live on-stage content of the Wango Tango Celebrity Platform stage that features KIIS On-Air Talent as hosts interviewing celebrities between musical acts. Ortsbo's worldwide viewers will have the opportunity to ask a celebrity questions live on the Celebrity Platform and be integrated into the concert as a live show element featured on the main stage video screens. This will be the first time that such a feature will be offered live from Wango Tango.
About KIIS FM:
102.7 KIIS FM is owned and operated by Clear Channel Media and Entertainment. With 238 million monthly listeners in the U.S., Clear Channel Media and Entertainment has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. Clear Channel Media and Entertainment serves 150 cities through 850 owned radio stations. The company's radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM stations, HD digital radio channels, Sirius/XM satellite, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company's radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile application on iPads and smartphones, and used via navigation systems from TomTom, Garmin and others. The company's operations include radio broadcasting, online and mobile services and products, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. Clear Channel Media and Entertainment is a division of CC Media Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB:CCMO), a leading global media and entertainment company. More information on the company can be found at www.clearchannel.com and www.ccmediaholdings.com.
Fans can listen to 102.7 KIIS-FM on the station's website, KIISFM.com, as well as on iHeartRadio.com and the iHeartRadio mobile app, Clear Channel's best-in-class customizable digital listening experience, offering more than 800 of the nation's most popular live broadcast and digital-only radio stations, plus user-created Custom Stations which provide listeners more songs, better music intelligence, more user control and deeper social media integration, all combined in one free, fully-integrated service.
Now with over 100 million unique users in over 170 countries and territories, Ortsbo (www.ortsbo.com) enables real-time conversational translation for more than 50 languages. Ortsbo's flagship product for social media supports global communications with instant translation capability and real-time, multi-lingual social media chat. Ortsbo's technologies support major social platforms including MSN, Google, Facebook, Twitter and Yahoo!, as well as all major desktop and mobile operating systems, browsers and devices. Ortsbo, based in Toronto and with offices in Los Angeles and New York, is a subsidiary of Intertainment Media Inc. (www.intertainmentmedia.com).
Ortsbo/Intertainment Media Inc.
800-395-9943 / 905-763-3510
Jennifer Searle, Lisa Germani
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