Thursday, June 19, 2008

Republican Convention Names ShadowTV Official Broadcast Monitoring Provider

ShadowTV Logo2008 Republican National Convention Names ShadowTV Official Broadcast Monitoring Provider, Service to deliver real-time notification of convention coverage across the nation.
SAINT PAUL, Minn. - To help monitor the massive amounts of media coverage expected during the 2008 Republican National Convention, President & CEO Maria Cino today announced ShadowTV, Inc., as the convention’s Official Broadcast Monitoring Provider.

"The excitement and energy of the 2008 Republican National Convention will be documented by 15,000 journalists from around the world - making it second only to the Olympics in terms of press coverage," Cino said. "It is important that we have the technology to document the broadcast coverage of the convention, and ShadowTV will help us track what the broadcast media is saying about it."

As the Official Broadcast Monitoring Provider, ShadowTV will provide the convention with digital, continuous access to live and archived broadcast coverage of the 2008 Republican National Convention. ShadowTV’s patent-pending technology will provide the convention with real-time notification when convention-related news is reported by any of the more than 250 television stations ShadowTV monitors across the nation.

"The real-time capability of ShadowTV is second-to-none," Cino added. "And the digital technology will go a long way toward our promise of a greener convention as we avoid the necessity of using non-recyclable video tapes."

"We are proud the Republican National Convention selected us as the official video monitoring service for this high profile event," said Joachim Kim, ShadowTV’s founder and President. "Our real-time alerts and ability to search live broadcasts and years of archives from around the country will allow the 2008 Republican National Convention staff to immediately identify and pass along important news coverage to all appropriate contacts."

About ShadowTV, ShadowTV® is a new patent pending streaming video service. It was developed from the ground up to manipulate video for efficient delivery via the Internet. ShadowTV can provide all-digital continuous-access to live and archived television content via the web. It enables financial institutions, advertising agencies, PR agencies and other corporations to monitor televised news and commercials for financial reports, competitive intelligence, and shareholder relations. ShadowTV can be found online at

About the Republican National Convention, The 2008 Republican National Convention will be held at Saint Paul's Xcel Energy Center from Sept. 1-4, 2008. Approximately 45,000 delegates, alternate delegates, volunteers, members of the media and other guests are expected to attend the convention. Minneapolis-Saint Paul is expected to receive an estimated $150-$160 million positive economic boost from the four-day event. For more information about the 2008 Republican National Convention, please visit our website at and join our social network sites on Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, and YouTube.

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