TEMPE, AZ – May 20, 2013 – Unicorn Media, a leading Internet video solutions provider, today announced that the company is working with Cypress and Screen Media Ventures, LLC to enable a seamless viewing experience and content monetization opportunities via Xbox LIVE, the top connected gaming system with 46 million subscribers. Cypress is a digital agency that creates apps that provide interactive experiences across mobile platforms and gaming consoles. Screen Media Ventures, LLC developed and owns Popcornflix.
Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 25, 2012 – Cypress, an award-winning Seattle-based digital agency, has been honored by the Interactive Media Council, Inc. (IMC), a nonprofit organization designed to elevate the standards of excellence on the Internet, and the primary sponsor and governing body of the Interactive Media Awards™. Cypress received two 2012 Interactive Media Awards, which recognize the highest standards of excellence in website design and development, for their work on the Kohler Video Portal (www.kohler.com/video) and the agency’s recently unveiled www.cypressisdigital.com website.
Seattle, WA — April 10, 2013 – Cypress (cypressisdigital.com), announced today that it has been nominated for Best Mobile & Apps: Podcasts in the 17th Annual Webby Awards. Hailed as the "Internet's highest honor" by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. The IADAS, which nominates and selects The Webby Award Winners, is comprised of web industry experts, including media mogul Arianna Huffington, Skype CEO Tony Bates, Mozilla CEO and Chair Mitchell Baker, Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom, mobile-phone inventor Martin Cooper, and StumbleUpon founder Garrett Camp.
Seattle – January 2, 2013 – Cypress (www.cypressisdigital.com), an award-winning Seattle-based digital agency, is pleased to announce that it has been honored as one of the best places to work in Seattle. Recognized by Seattle Met magazine in its annual “Best Places to Work” competition, Cypress offers employees a vibrant environment to design innovative Web and mobile apps for media & entertainment, sports, and Fortune 100 companies. Cypress’ thriving workforce is also responsible for its expansion into product development with the upcoming launch of its new product, CypressX, a framework for developing video applications on the Xbox platform.
Las Vegas – January 8, 2013 – Cypress (www.cypressisdigital.com), an award-winning Seattle-based digital agency, today introduced CypressX, an innovative new licensed application framework for Xbox LIVE video applications. CypressX enables media companies to take maximum advantage of Xbox’s leading share of long-form content viewership across all mobile and Over-The-Top (OTT) video consumption devices with unique features for advertising, content previews and dynamic pay-walling. Clients on the CypressX platform include Popcornflix, Yahoo! and a recently signed agreement with Red Bull Media.
WindowsIT writer and blogger Paul Thurrott recently confirmed information first reported on pocketnow.com about the next version of Windows Phone (codenamed Apollo, but presumably Windows Phone 8). Among the most interesting revelations to us as Windows Phone application developers is the purported integration with Windows 8.
By taking advantage of the highly scalable capabilities offered through Microsoft SQL Azure, Cypress helped a leading mobile carrier deliver a merchandise publishing solution that performs 15 times faster than their previous system and speed app distribution to 20 Million Phones.
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Come on in. Make yourself comfortable. Our CEO, Nate Thompson, said it best when he described our new web site as “a labor of love”. Suffice to say, we’ve been at it for a while, but we’re very happy with the results.
The Media Navigation Framework was created to provide a simple, easily customizable shell that can be updated to a custom data source and skin with minimal fuss. We wanted to make sure that the final product would allow developers enough flexibility to make it their own, while providing intuitive and easy-to-customize support for features new to Windows 8, such as the charms (Search, Share, Devices and Settings) and app bars.
Cypress was fortunate to have Joanna Stern, Technology Editor for ABC News, give a very positive review of the Windows 8 application we designed for Slacker Radio. Joanna recently reviewed and featured six apps that will be available on the new Windows 8 platform, including an introductory video, where she provides an overview of some of the key features of the new OS.
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Just in time for the 2011 holiday season, Cypress redesigned and implemented Amazon.com’s Instant Video channel for Roku with a number of enhancements to the user experience.
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