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Verizon #Olympics TV App Uses Ensequence

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Verizon has released an Olympics TV app, called the Verizon Olympics 2012 widget, that was built on the Ensequence platform to make the experience more social. According to MediaPost, the app automatically gathers content from the NBC Olympics and lets viewers use their remotes to search for and read top news stories, events schedule, athlete bios, and view more than 50 video clips. The app also supports an auto-scrolling feed about London, and keeps track of who and what country brings home medals,as well as letting users move between the application and the video on full screen by using the FiOS TV button on their remote controls.

The application is available in the Widget Storefront and will be shown on NBC, NBC Sports, MSNBC, CNBC, Bravo, and Telemundo.   This is the first app of its kind to be implemented on the Ensequence cloud storage, though it is not the first time the company has supported interactive enhancements for the Olympic games, as they worked with Olympics and DISH Networks in 2008, and DISH and Verizon in 2010.