TargetCast Networks Gets 1st U.S. Patent

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Notification of U.S. Patent and growth in company\'s Away From Home Advertising Networks.

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TargetCast Networks Gets 1st U.S. Patent

  1. 1. America's
Away
From
Home
Television
Network
Receives
Its
1st
U.S.
Patent
&
Signs
 Strategic
Media
Agreements
to
Support
Expansion
&
Growth
 
 NEW
YORK,
June
9
/PRNewswire/
‐‐
TargetCast
Networks,
Inc.
(TCN),
America's
 Away
From
Home
Television
Network,
today
announces
the
receipt
of
its
1st
U.S.
 Patent
and
the
signing
of
a
strategic
partner
agreement
with
OnSite
Sports
LLC
and
 Rivals
Media
LLC
to
develop
SportScape,
a
national
network
for
independent
sports
 bars
and
restaurants.
The
company
continues
the
national
expansion
of
its
casual
 dining
network
in
leading
national
and
regional
chain
restaurants,
currently
 reaching
1.6M
viewers
weekly
according
to
Nielsen
Media
Research.
 
 The
patent
relates
to
the
method
for
combining
a
data
signal
with
a
video
signal
and
 displaying
the
combined
signal
on
a
television
or
other
display
screen.
TCN
 developed
the
breakthrough
technology
that
enables
venue
operators
to
create
and
 post
their
own
branded
messages
directly
on
TV
screens
their
bar
and
restaurant
 customers
are
already
watching.
These
15‐second
venue
promotional
spots
 alternate
with
national
and
local
ads
approximately
every
two
minutes
delivering
a
 Nielsen
Measured
audience
with
exceptional
advertising
recall
and
purchase
 influence
scores.
 
 TCN
has
also
entered
into
an
agreement
with
sports
bar
network
provider
OnSite
 Sports
LLC
to
support
its
development
of
the
SportScape
network.
Rivals
Media
LLC
 (Des
Moines,
IA),
a
national
group
of
amusement
and
music
distributors
to
over
 100,000
venues,
is
responsible
for
acquiring,
installing
and
servicing
the
venues
for
 the
SportScape
network.
 
 Together,
these
three
companies
are
developing
the
sports
bar
segment,
with
 TargetCast
Networks
leading
the
advertising
sales
and
marketing
efforts
as
well
as
 providing
its
patented
technology
platform
to
enable
the
network.
 
 The
SportScape
network
installations
are
currently
underway.
SportScape
plans
a
 significant
footprint
in
the
key
football
markets
beginning
in
Q‐3
2009
and
 continuing
throughout
the
balance
of
the
year
to
include
the
top
U.S.
media
markets.
 
 TCN
integrates
advertising,
branded
content
and
mobile
marketing
to
reach
viewers
 in
restaurants
who
are
same‐excursion
shoppers
to
grocery,
mass,
apparel,
drug
and
 entertainment
retailers.
quot;TCN's
unique
ability
to
engage
real
television
viewers
 watching
real
sports,
entertainment,
and
news
programming,
while
they
are
away
 from
their
homes
and
'watching
with
their
wallets
out',
is
a
powerful
opportunity
 for
a
wide
range
of
marketers
to
reach,
influence,
and
measure
results,quot;
according
to
 Jerry
Hall,
President
and
CEO
of
the
San
Ramon,
California
company.
 
 




 
 
 

  2. 2. 
 


Contacts
 
 



California
 
 



Jerry
Hall
 



President/CEO
 



TargetCast
Networks,
Inc.
 



2400
Camino
Ramon,
Suite
250
 



San
Ramon,
CA
94583
 



T
925
719
9605
 



E
jhall@targetcastnetworks.com
 
 



New
York
 
 



370
Lexington
Avenue
 



New
York,
NY
10017
 



T
212
706
8496
 
 
 SOURCE
TargetCast
Networks,
Inc.
 


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