G-SNAP! Snapcasting Technology Powers KRGV NEWSCHANNEL5 Sports Trackers for the 2009 High School Football Season

Livermore, California (EastBayDaily) — G-SNAP! announced today that KRGV NEWSCHANNEL 5, the Rio Grande Valley’s premier news channel,  is using G-SNAP!’s patent pending Snapcasting technology to empower a new era of citizen journalism with the launch of KRGV’s Sports Trackers. 

Snapcasts are a new outlet for community coverage offering an engaging destination to viewers wanting real time event updates as well as event photos, videos, Microsoft Office files, PDFs, etc – all via a simple yet intuitive user interface. Snapcasts are archived, searchable, embeddable into any website, and accessible from any desktop computer or mobile device.   “With the launch of our Sports Trackers program, we’re enabling our viewers to follow live local coverage of  high school football on their computers and mobile devices,” says John Kittleman, General Manager of KRGV NEWSCHANNEL 5.  “G-SNAP!’s Snapcasting technology is going to allow us to create a new way to reach football fans around the Valley – all on KRGV.com.  With G-SNAP!’s help, anyone can catch the action live even if you can’t be at the game.”

“KRGV NEWSCHANNEL 5 is a thought leader in their category,” says Ramsey Ksar, Senior Director of G-SNAP!. “We’re proud to be working with KRGV as they move them into a new era of journalism by providing live coverage of local sports. With G-SNAP!, whether you are hosting a live sporting event, a concert, a corporate meeting, or something similar, Snapcasting is the best solution today for creating on demand social communities for your live event.”

To signup to be a part of KRGV’s Sports Tracker team, email joel(at)krgv(dot)com.

About G-SNAP! Founded in 2007, G-SNAP!’s mission is to transform how the world broadcasts and attends live events.  From concerts to sporting events to new tools for traditional media, G-SNAP! can be used anytime, anywhere and from any device to create on demand social communities to relay real-time event information.  For more information, visit http://www.gsnap.com.


Ramsey Ksar