Ambient Media Inc. Launches New York New Media Collaborative; Online Community Initiative Will Connect Art and Media Students in New York Schools

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Ambient Media Inc. formally launched the New York New Media Collaborative (NYNMC), an initiative that brings together schools, educators, and students involved in art and media programs in New York. The NYNMC promotes opportunities for art and media scholarships, funding for the purchase of much needed program supplies and equipment for member schools, and more through commercial collaborative media projects.

Ambient Media Inc. today announced the launch of the New York New Media Collaborative (NYNMC), an initiative that brings together schools, educators, and students involved in art and media programs in New York. The NYNMC promotes opportunities for art and media scholarships, funding for the purchase of much needed program supplies and equipment for member schools, and more through commercial collaborative media projects.

“We are awestruck by the level of creativity and the quality of the work we have seen from students in various art and media programs in New York schools. Sadly, these under-promoted and often under-funded art and media programs are usually the first things to be cut when school budget votes fail. Through the NYNMC initiative, the efforts of these talented educators and students can be brought to light. The NYNMC works to fund scholarships, purchase supplies, equipment, and whatever else these art and media programs need to continue to thrive.” said Jerry Hunt, President of Ambient Media Inc. and co-founder of NYNMC.

The NYNMC community is powered by Groupee, the leading online community service. CEO Ted O'Neill says, "We are proud to be part of this initiative; Groupee is all about bringing people together, and this is a great example of how our products facilitate online connections in order to achieve real-world goals."

About New York New Media Collaborative

The NYNMC initiative is sponsored by Ambient Media Inc. and was co-founded and developed by Ambient principals Gene De Libero and Jerry Hunt in 2005. The goals of the NYNMC are to help promote the work of the talented educators and students in art and media programs in New York area schools, create opportunities for learning outside the classroom, and to generate funding for scholarships, supplies, and equipment. There is no cost to become a member of the NYNMC. For more information, visit http://www.nynmc.org.

About Ambient Media Inc.

Ambient Media Inc. operates the Ambient Media Network, a digital media network that delivers innovative branding, marketing, advertising and other promotional messages to viewers in public and private spaces on many types of digital displays. The Ambient Scheduling and Distribution System™ (ASDS) and Ambient Media Player™ (AMP) allow for an engaging mix of video, images, text and audio to be tailored to the demographics of the viewer, brand, time-of-day and/or geographic location. Ambient has also developed the Ambient Mobile Messaging Service™, delivering marketing and promotional messages via Short Message Service (SMS) to cell phone users anywhere in the world. Ambient Media Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Mount Sinai, NY. For more information, visit http://www.ambientmedia.tv.

About Groupee

Based in Seattle, Washington, Groupee has been providing easy-to-use, flexible, and engaging online community services since 1996. Its flagship service, Groupee Community, streams life on thousands of web sites and includes registration/membership and display management, as well as interactive features like discussion topics, chat rooms, polls, photo albums, private messaging, and more.

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Aruna Inalsingh

Ambient Media Inc.

631-928-3666 x205

631-350-1537 fax

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