LAS VEGAS, CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW – Jan. 8, 2014 –TransGaming Inc. (TSX-V:TNG), the global leader in delivering on-demand family friendly and social games to the TV, today announced a partnership with Toshiba Europe GmbH to bring TransGaming’s GameTree™ TV platform to Toshiba’s line of Smart TVs. As a premium partner of Toshiba’s Game Section, GameTree TV will provide the very first games available to consumers in the section, without the need for any additional hardware.
TransGaming’s partnership with Toshiba follows recent partnership announcements with more giants of the consumer electronics industry, bringing GameTree TV’s reach to millions of consumers worldwide. The Toshiba partnership reconfirms GameTree TV as the leader in the cloud-based games on-demand industry, allowing consumers to instantly play high-quality games in their living room.
“Partnering with Toshiba further catapults GameTree TV ahead of the industry. As the leading games platform globally, providing multi-millions of new users with an engaging, interactive entertainment experience built directly into their Toshiba TVs, TransGaming is poised to continue our industry domination in 2014,” said Vikas Gupta, CEO & President of TransGaming. “The Smart TV market continues to explode, with exponential growth of TVs being Internet connected, and will dominate living rooms worldwide this year.”
GameTree TV is the industry leading cloud-based games-on-demand service that brings some of the biggest brands and franchises for family friendly entertainment to the living room without the need for additional hardware. With a rich catalog of content and easy-to use-interface, GameTree TV extends the television experience to a complete entertainment ecosystem. GameTree TV delivers content to multi-millions of consumers worldwide through partnerships with Smart TV providers and Managed Service Operators.
About TransGaming Inc.
TransGaming Inc. (TSX-V: TNG) is the global leader in developing and delivering platform-defining social video game experiences to consumers around the world. From engineering essential technologies for the world’s leading companies, to engaging audiences with truly immersive interactive experiences, TransGaming fuels disruptive innovation across the entire spectrum of consumer technology. TransGaming’s core businesses span the digital distribution of games for Smart TVs, next-generation set-top boxes, and the connected living room, as well as technology licensing for cross-platform game enablement, software 3D graphics rendering, and parallel computing. Visit us at http://transgaming.com.
About Toshiba Europe GmbH
Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances.
Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 590 consolidated companies, with 206,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 5.8 trillion yen (USD 61 billion). Visit Toshiba’s web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.
Toshiba Europe GmbH, headquartered in Neuss, Germany, is a fully owned subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation, Tokyo.