Virgin America and Revision3 Partner to Bring Next Generation Web-TV to the Skies
San Francisco, Calif. -- January 28, 2008 -- Virgin America and Revision3, the groundbreaking Internet TV network built for the web generation, are partnering to bring original, cutting-edge web-based television programming to guests on the next generation carrier's flights. Revision3 programming on Virgin America will make its debut this March and will be available on the airline's flights to New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., Las Vegas, San Diego and Seattle.
"Revision3 is reinventing entertainment for the web generation," said Charles Ogilvie, Director of Inflight Entertainment and Partnerships at Virgin America. "Revision3's edgy, smart and engaging content is a perfect fit for our guests and for the interactive Red™ platform."
Revision3 on the Red™ Inflight Entertainment System will launch with a unique array of broadcast quality web-based shows, including Revision3 favorites like Diggnation, Tekzilla, The Totally Rad Show, Web Drifter, XLR8R TV and The Digg Reel.
"Revision3's exciting shows, which last anywhere from three to forty five minutes, are perfectly flight-sized," said Jim Louderback, Revision3 CEO. "The discriminating flier that chooses Virgin America is the same person that wants to enjoy programming about the subjects they are passionate about ? music, technology, comedy, comics and movies. This partnership will deliver the most creative and diverse content in the skies."
Virgin America's Red™ system offers guests 25 on-demand movies, live TV, videogames, Google Maps, 3,000 MP3s, seat-to-seat chat and a host of other innovative features via a 9' video touch-screen at every seatback.
Revision3 is an Internet television network for the on-demand generation, producing some of the most engaging and original audio and video entertainment programs available on the Web. From the highly technical to the ridiculously silly, count on Revision3 for content that is accessible, edgy, and informative.
With 4.2 million videos delivered per month, Revision3's shows can be found everywhere from Revision3.com to a wide range platforms, including Apple iTunes, Bittorrent, DivX, YouTube, and PyroTV. Shows can be watched on any device, from a cell phone to an Apple Nano, on a computer or a television.
About Virgin America:
As San Francisco's hometown airline, Virgin America is a next generation low-fare carrier that will serve as many as 10 cities within a year of operation, and up to 30 cities within five years. Virgin America's base of operations is San Francisco International Airport's ultra-modern, spacious and convenient International Terminal, which was completed in 2000. The airline's brand-new Airbus A320-family aircraft offer guests their own interactive in-flight entertainment systems, plugs for laptops and other portable electronic devices and a host of other innovative features aimed at bringing a little fun back to flying. To learn more visit: www.virginamerica.com