WSJ launches interactive video app for STBs, iPad

MUMBAI: US business newspaper The Wall Street Journal has announced the launch of ‘WSJ Live‘ - an interactive video application for iPad, Internet-connected televisions and set-top boxes that brings live and on-demand programming from The Wall Street Journal Digital Network directly to users across new platforms.

The WSJ Live application is available for free through an app for iPad as well as via Boxee, Etisalat, Panasonic‘s Viera Connect-enabled HDTVs, Samsung 2011 Smart TVs, Sony Internet TV, Vizio Internet Apps HDTVs, and the Yahoo! Connected TV platform.
The Wall Street Journal deputy managing editor and executive editor online Alan Murray said, "WSJ Live brings our existing - and growing - stable of video programming to an unprecedented level of distribution and exposure. Because of the broad scope, we have more opportunities to showcase our journalism by bringing breaking news, analysis and insight closer to our current readers while simultaneously tapping into new audiences."

WSJ Live currently offers up to four total hours of live programming each business day from across the company‘s network of sites. Users can access seven half-hour live shows, breaking news updates, exclusive interviews and special events coverage - leveraging Dow Jones‘ 2,000 journalists worldwide from the Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Barron‘s, MarketWatch, SmartMoney and In addition, the service offers more than 2,000 videos per month from an extensive library of on-demand.

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