We noticed on Miso very early that people are not only checking into broadcast TV, but they are checking to shows online. This is not surprising, as online video grew is growing constantly. That’s why we’re excited today about our partnership with Revision3. Fans of Revision3 shows have the opportunity to unlock exclusive badges and win special prizes. In addition to the promotion, as part of the partnership, Revision3 will be getting early access to new features available on our platform as they become available!
Each week a lucky Revision3 viewer who unlocks a badge will get the opportunity to win special prizes! The winners will be announced on the Twitter. Follow @revision3 for the announcements!
More about the announcement here:
Leading Internet Television Network Revision3 Adds Some Miso to Rally Community Around Shows
San Francisco, May 10, 2010 – Revision3 (http://www.revision3.com), a leading television network for the internet, announced a partnership with newly created iPhone and iTouch app, Miso (http://gomiso.com) to help drive awareness, tune-in and cement a stronger community to its popular online shows including Diggnation, Tekzilla, and 20 others.
Revision3’s strong audience base will use Miso’s brand new platform to “check in” and share their entertainment experience with friends while creating a stronger connection with the brand and its fans.
Making this connection will encourage new potential viewers to tune-in to Revision3’s variety of shows that appeal to everyone from foodies, gamers, film enthusiasts, practical jokers and tech geeks to pop culture trendsetters and comedians.
Miso makes it easy and fun to share what you watch with your friends. People “check-in”, share what they are watching with their friends, gain points and badges and can optionally post to their social networks including Facebook and Twitter. To make it fun, Miso makes watching content more like a game. The more people check-in, the more points can be earned, and exclusive badges can be unlocked.
“Revision3 has a passionate set of viewers and we’re excited to have Revision3 leverage our platform to create a stronger connection to their audience,” said Somrat Niyogi, CEO of Miso. “In addition to the features available today, the partnership will give Revision3 access to new, innovative features that Miso will be releasing this year.”
“All the world’s a game”, said Jim Louderback, CEO of Revision3. “With such great services taking the game to locations, Miso’s doing an awesome job of bringing it to your favorite TV shows. We’re excited to be working with such an innovative, and fun group!”
People who tune-in to Revision3 shows can start earning extra points and unlocking exclusive badges today. Revision3 will also be giving away a prize every week for the next 10-weeks to a Miso fan who has earned one of the badges.
Miso is available in the app store here: http://bit.ly/9NajcT
Miso, developed by Bazaar Labs, is the first 2nd screen experience for consumers that make watching any piece of content more social and more fun. Bazaar Labs builds social mobile apps centered around people’s entertainment experiences. Visit http://gomiso.com for more information or follow @gomiso on Twitter for updates.
Revision3 is the first media company that gets it. Born from the Internet, Revision3 is the home of Internet Television, creating and producing shows for a new audience: passionate, committed fans who want to watch shows about technology, modern culture, video games, entertainment, music and comedy that entertain, educate and help to expand their life experiences.
The company was founded in 2005 by technology visionaries Kevin Rose, Jay Adelson and David Prager because they couldn’t find anything they wanted to watch on traditional television. The company is now led by Internet TV pioneer Jim Louderback. Revision3’s programs can be found everywhere from Revision3.com to a wide range of platforms, including iTunes, YouTube, Dailymotion, Metacafe, TIVO, Roku, Blip.TV and many others. Shows can be watched on any device, from a cell phone to an Apple iPod to a computer or a TV.