Scener launches a mobile application; Merges Universal Search with Integrated TV Control and Social Viewing for Simplified Content Discovery and Delivery | Business

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 12, 2022–

Stage, the premier destination for finding and sharing streaming entertainment together, today announced the launch of its mobile app to enhance and simplify the TV experience. Scener’s mobile app brings together, for the first time, the most powerful universal content search and discovery features across all streaming platforms with the ability to automatically start streaming content to your TV, directly from your iPhone.

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“The same way Scener cracked the code for social viewing, Scener’s mobile app answers the question ‘what am I watching tonight?’ with a single, simple interface that makes finding, viewing and sharing content as easy as it is engaging,” said David Baron, CEO of Scener. streaming subscription – we’re giving viewers the one-stop guide to their late-night streaming experience.”

The new mobile app also integrates Scener’s social viewing technology, which powers its monitoring platform used by millions of viewers, creators and streaming service partners, for one two native social screens. Users can now stream content to the big screen while chatting with friends, in sync, on their iPhone.

Available for free in beta on the App Store, from the US, Scener is the only mobile app that combines universal search, TV control and social viewing in a single interface, with features that include:

  • Universal Search and Streaming Guide: Let Scener do the heavy lifting. With Scener’s mobile app, you can see trending shows on every streaming service and search to find out what to watch next.
  • Automatic mobile search to TV streaming: Choose exactly what you want to watch on your iPhone and it will automatically play on your Roku TV. No molding or cables required. Scener is hardware independent, with more TV device support coming soon.
  • The first integrated remote control: Say goodbye to the “brick” remote control. Scener transforms iPhones into smart TV technology that integrates navigation, including play, pause, rewind and volume, with an intuitive interface at your fingertips. It also eliminates redundant hardware elements.
  • Social viewing in your hand: Video, text or audio chat on your iPhone while the app automatically syncs the shared viewing experience to the TV. Start and join watch parties from the app. Push notifications alert you when to join watch party and host.

“Scener has turned mobile devices into a media controller that no one else could create – knowing what my friends are watching on TV is something I’ve always wanted,” said Marc Geiger, founder of SaveLive, former head of of WME and investor of Scener. and advise. “In music, it’s been an essential tool for discovering new music. For TV, it’s a natural next step for Scener and streaming innovation in general.”

Scener’s mobile app debut builds on a period of significant growth for the company. Scener recently announced David Baron as CEO, who completed a 14-year run as Vice President, Content Partnerships at Hulu. Its social viewing platform has seen a continued increase in user growth and engagement, averaging more than 5 million minutes per day of shared viewing over the past quarter and hosting more than 700,000 social viewing events every month.

Adopted by Hollywood luminaries and creators, such as Zack Snyder, actors and creators of HBO Max DMZ and Oscar-winning TikTok star Julian Green (aka Straw Hat Goofy), and media entity partners, including HBO Max, [email protected] and SXSW, highlights demand for simplified social streaming. Now fans can choose how they join the party: with a cinephile-level viewing experience via TV and mobile or with the convenience of a simple browser extension on a laptop or desktop.

“Having spent three decades creating new lines of streaming business within the biggest media companies, I have seen firsthand how social viewing has transformed the streaming landscape for viewers, platforms and studios. Social content discovery will be the next seismic shift,” Baron added.

For more information and to download the new Scener mobile app visit scener.com/mobile-application.

About Scener

Scener® is your nighttime destination for finding and sharing streaming entertainment together. Scener’s social viewing platform provides the “social layer” for streaming TV shows and movies with synchronized video playback as well as video and text chat while protecting copyrights. Scener’s mobile app, available on iOS today, unifies universal search with the built-in TV remote and social viewing in the palm of your hand. Scener was launched in 2018 and before that it was incubated by RealNetworks Inc. Scener has offices in Los Angeles and Seattle. To learn more, visit scener.com.

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