London – September 12, 2018 –Virgin Media, one of the UK and Ireland’s leading
The introduction of My Virgin TV Kids is the first European launch for zone·tv™ and will enable Virgin TV’s youngest viewers to design the channel to reflect their individual programming interests simply by watching TV.
Virgin TV is launching an intelligent Video on Demand (VoD) Channel for children, My Virgin TV Kids, which will enable them to create their own
Kids will be able to enjoy a range of TV
Amongst the programmes on My Virgin TV Kids are household
Teletubbies – Pre-schoolers can catch up with the adventures of Tinky-Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa
Pingu – The Claymation series features your favorite heartwarming penguin hero
Caillou – This young boy proves that “growing up is the greatest adventure of all”
Bob the Builder – Children worldwide have shared Bob’s love of construction
Franny’s Feet – Franny tries on various pairs of shoes which lead her to global adventures
The new VoD channel will be powered by technology and programming provider, zone·tv™, and will combine artificial intelligence with human editors to curate the content, designing an experience which reflects kids’ individual interests while they are watching TV.
My Virgin TV Kids is a safe environment for children, no personal data will be collected or stored, and once in the VoD channel, all of the content is
David Bouchier, Chief Digital Entertainment Officer at Virgin Media said, “My Virgin TV Kids’ intelligent and
Jeff Weber, CEO, zone·tv said, “Our human curated technology, powered by AI, combined with Virgin Media’s vision means subscribers in the UK will be first in Europe to experience a revolutionary,
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Zone·tv bridges the gap between technology and engaging programming with its innovative technology solution offering a best-in-class, convenient and highly-personalized viewer experience. The zone·tv™ Studio suite of tools allows any video service provider to create personalized thematic channels with their own content. Zone·tv uses its own zone·tv Studio tools to create the first group of 13 Dynamic Channels, an unprecedented linear TV experience using A.I., machine learning and human curation. Its proprietary software architecture combined with an 8,000+ hour content library has powered the company’s monumental growth. Zone·tv has become the largest provider of thematic subscription video on demand services in North America, by offering more than 30 SVOD channels. Its diverse programming and services can be seen on AT&T U-verse, Comcast Xfinity, DIRECTV, CenturyLink, TELUS, Bell Canada, Frontier Communications and others. The company has offices in Toronto, Canada, and Santa Monica, CA. For more information, visit www.zone.tv.