PlayJam extends to Adobe AIR to deliver games on Smart TV
Monday, 8th October 2012 at 3:49 pm
GDC Austin, Monday 8th October - PlayJam, the world's leading TV Games
Network, announces the launch of an end-to-end tool-chain offering
developers a clear path to Adobe AIR®-enabled TV, Blu-ray and upgrader
Working in partnership with Adobe, PlayJam will build a games eco-system
that will provide Adobe's developer network with access to PlayJam's
Platform APIs delivering a comprehensive monetization and social tool-set
specifically designed to enhance, cross-promote and monetize games prior to
publishing globally via the PlayJam Games Network.
Using PlayJam's SDK, developers are able to integrate global billing, CRM
and game servers to add features such as cross-network tournaments,
leaderboards and real-time mass participation events. In-game promotion,
virtual currencies and recommendation engines combine with a full analytics
suite to provide the richest environment to generate increased revenue and
customer loyalty on TV.
Adobe AIR® for TV enables developers to build compelling 2D and 3D games
using GPU acceleration available on LG's range of Smart TVs. These games can
be built using tools and frameworks available from Adobe and from the Web.
Adobe AIR® and Adobe Flash® Stage3D based games may be quickly deployed to
the TV utilizing these developer tools.
The SDK will initially be made be made available to members of PlayJam's
closed Beta Developer Partner Program ahead of general release in December.
Interested parties can also get their hands on a copy by visiting PlayJam's
stand at GDC Online this week in Austin, Texas and by registering on the
Jasper Smith, CEO and founder of PlayJam says, "Adobe's tools facilitate the
development of some of the world's most engaging games and we're delighted
to be working with Adobe and its developer community to bring great titles
to millions of TVs around the world. We believe that once the tool set is
fully established it will be as simple for developers to publish games to TV
as it is to a PC."
PlayJam is the premier global platform for casual and social games on TV. By
partnering with all major TV brands, we've created the largest and most
vibrant games network for millions of players around the world.
The PlayJam Platform provides developers with a fast way to enhance and
monetize games on smart TV. A free to download SDK provides access to global
in-app billing, advertising, rewards programs, tournaments, leader-boards,
messaging, recommendation engines, full analytics and integration with
The PlayJam Network is a global games publishing platform for Smart TV
games. Integrated with all leading Smart TV brands (Samsung, LG, Panasonic,
Sony, etc.), PlayJam has negotiated prominent placement in Smart TVs App
stores generating increased consumer traffic and exposure to the developers'
games. In addition PlayJam can offer to promote developers games in their
own branded section of the PlayJam Network.
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