Via Zing PR
ZING, a new consumer technology company, is building an audio and entertainment engine to drive a new generation of always-connected, mobile digital devices. Today, they took the wraps off the company’s identity and unveiled plans to work with leading brands–both online and in consumer electronics–to develop audio and entertainment experiences that give people the benefits of live, always-on digital streams.
ZING also announced it is working with SIRIUS Satellite Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI), the fastest growing satellite radio service and its first collaborator, to stream live digital SIRIUS programming over mobile devices.
Bob Law, Senior Vice President and General Manager Consumer Electronic Division for SIRIUS commented: “The market for digital audio on-the-go is exploding. We are working with ZING to expand the availability of SIRIUS content on new platforms and bring the best in satellite radio programming to an increasingly mobile audience.”
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ZING was founded and is led by consumer products veteran and entrepreneur Tim Bucher, who has a longtime passion for digital entertainment products. Bucher previously played major roles in technology and product development at Apple, Microsoft, WebTV and 3DO, and founded personal server company Mirra (now part of Seagate). With a team of leading engineering and business talent whose experience spans TiVo, Microsoft, Napster, Palm, Sun, WebTV, and Apple, ZING has been operating in stealth mode since January 2005. The company recently received an undisclosed investment from Redpoint Ventures.