MobileTribe Launches New Generation of Social Converged Services for Roku IPTV Set-Top Boxes

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Social networking on TV delivered by MobileTribe cloud platform.

With the Roku player, our users now can enjoy watching movies, while at the same time keep up with their friends activities from same TV screen.

MobileTribe today announces the launch of a new generation of social converged services for the award-winning Roku player product family from Roku, Inc.. Now you can enjoy online social networking on big screens TV! The MobileTribe application lets you organize your life by blending your social and personal communities as well as address books from Facebook®, MySpace®, Orkut®, Google®, Yahoo®, Flicker® and Picasa® into one easy-to-use application on your Roku player that leverages the MobileTribe cloud platform in the network to deliver all the services.

MobileTribe's intuitive and easy to use application brings online social networking to your Roku player, allowing you to browse friends, friends news, view your and your friends pictures on Flickr®, Picasa®, Facebook®, MySpace® and Orkut®, all on your TV. No longer do you need to search for telephone numbers of your contacts on your PC or cell phone - you can now look them up on the Google® and Yahoo® address books right on your TV.

"We are pleased to see companies like MobileTribe integrating their services into the Roku platform using our open SDK," said Jim Funk, vice president of business development for Roku, Inc. "Through this integration, consumers win as they reap the benefits of better and more affordable global communication solutions from MobileTribe on their TV screen via our Roku player."

As people join multiple social networks, including Yahoo!, MySpace, Facebook and more, MobileTribe enables easy access from one simple application. MobileTribe is available on IPTV set-top boxes as well as over 500 mobile phones. To get the MobileTribe application on your mobile phone, simply point any mobile phone browser to to access the application.

"We are really impressed by the seamless integration of the Roku player's open platform with the MobileTribe platform," said Dr. Nino Vidovic, Founder & Chairman Mobile Tribe Corp. "With the Roku player, our users now can enjoy watching movies, while at the same time keep up with their friends activities from same TV screen."

ISV partners can have access to the MobileTribe services through a rich set of APIs to create new application offerings for IPTV set-top boxes, computers and mobile devices.

About Mobile Tribe LLC
Mobile Tribe LLC is a leading enabler of cloud based converged services across multi-user screens - Mobile, Desktop and TV - enabling you to communicate, socialize, share and enjoy digital media with ease in an anywhere, anytime world. MobileTribe provides a unified user experience across multiple social networks, while simultaneously delivering a new class of social networking capabilities through converged services to multiple devices. For further information, visit

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