PRN: Qatar News Agency Releases Advanced iPhone news Application, QNA News
Qatar News Agency Releases Advanced iPhone news Application, QNA News
LONDON, March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
- Developed using Publish live Mobile technology from KnowledgeView Ltd
The new iPhone App from QNA is designed to provide Qatar, Gulf and Arab news coverage globally. It uniquely provides real time multi-media news to the public as well as additional news reports to registered users who include media subscribers, enterprise and government. QNA News App is the fruit of technical cooperation with KnowledgeView Ltd of the UK who provided the Publish live mobile technology. The App can be downloaded from the Apple App Store as 'QNA News'.
Qatar News Agency (QNA) was established in 1975 to be the first news agency providing comprehensive Gulf news coverage. Since then QNA has invested in advanced technology for digital editorial as well as for news delivery, including video streaming, online publishing, social networks tools and media monitoring.
The iPhone App is powered by advanced Publish live mobile server technology from KnowledgeView, integrated with QNA's editorial system, thus enabling QNA to have effortless delivery of news on the Apple iPhone. Apart from serving different groups of users, QNA uses the App to send editorial advisory on planned coverage to subscribers.
"Qatar News Agency is striving to give value to the society through its state-of-the-art digital services. The iPhone app willÂ help QNA broaden its clients base and outreach to Qatari people in the country and abroad. 5 million visitors are flocking every year to the QNA digital platforms and we found it crucial to enhance their experience and offer them seamlessly news, photos and videos on their iPhones.
Qatar News Agency believes in furthering the partnership with KnowledgeView that offers solid pioneeringÂ technologies to empower news providers, editorial practices and content exchange in the Arab world and beyond. There is a mutual trust and a line up of promising projects with KnowledgeView to give ourcommunity value linked to social media.", Eng. Khalid Mohammed Al-Motawa, Director of Technical Affairs, QNA, said.
"It is a great pleasure for KnowledgeView to work with QNA on this iPhone App and other technologies. The development of this App was done in record time thanks to the great spirit of technical cooperation between KnowledgeView's and QNA's technical teams, we look forward for working together on future advanced mobile and tablet delivery technologies." Ali Al-Assam, Managing Director, KnowledgeView.
KnowledgeView Ltd is a UK-based company with headquarters in London and offices in the Middle East. The company was founded in 1995 to develop cross-media publishing, news management and editorial sharing systems. Users of KnowledgeView's Publish live solutions included the Independent News and Media, Guardian Media Group, News Corporation and the Washington Post. In the Middle East, KnowledgeView is a leading newspaper integrator, with over 40 media companies, providing consultancy as well as technology, acting as a marketing and technology bridge between Europe and the Arab World.
KnowledgeView's Publish live suite of products and services enables publishers to extend their reach and increase revenues, through easy multi-publishing to paper, Web, mobile iPhone and iPad as well as the Android platform.
KnowledgeView's RAPID Browser is a powerful news management and editorial sharing system for automating acquisition, classification and enhancement of news and media content and creating packages for cross-media publishing, designed to streamline production and create additional revenues.
RAPID Browser has set the standard for the next generation of news management systems, with its ability to gather content from a wide variety of sources such as news agencies, correspondents' reports, RSS and Web harvested feeds, and the power it puts in the hands of users to define their own ways of filtering and acting on items that match their interests. By integrating RAPID Browser with Adobe publishing software and with third-party publishing systems.
RAPID Archive, integrated with RAPID Browser, provides strategic rich-media archiving for publishers who want to syndicate or share editorial content.
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