FEBRUARY 22, 2017
NEW YORK, NY – FEBRUARY 22, 2017 – OMNIGON (www.omnigon.com), digital partners with many of the most important global brands in the sports, media and entertainment industries, announced it received four Interactive Media Awards, recognizing outstanding achievement in web design and development. The four entries – AS Roma, The Rugby Channel, DFB Pokal and Bayern Munich – all received Best in Class distinction, the highest honor.
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
Since social networks became social media – forums for sharing news and content rather than directories for connecting with friends – there have been questions about when they might begin to compete in the broadcast space. Those questions have only grown louder since the biggest among them began developing outlets for real-time video.
Twitter bought Periscope shortly before its 2015 launch, and has now integrated live video directly into its main site. Facebook Live became available to companies in 2015 and in April of last year, it was opened up to all-comers.
JANUARY 20, 2017
IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports company, has partnered with OMNIGON, one of the world’s leading digital services firms in sports (and a subsidiary of Infront Sports & Media), to ‘design and develop an all new IRONMAN digital and online experience’. The upgraded platform is designed to drive engagement with current and new IRONMAN fans and athletes.
JANUARY 20, 2017
Ironman, the long-distance triathlon organiser, has teamed up with OMNIGON, the USA-based digital consulting firm, to launch a new mobile website for the series.
The new Ironman platform went live on Thursday and the emphasis has been placed on images, to offer athletes and fans a better experience on phones and tablets, with photo galleries viewable on mobile devices for the first time.
Ironman is owned by the China-based multinational conglomerate Wanda Group while OMNIGON is majority owned by Wanda subsidiary Infront Sports & Media.