XOS Digital and Mid-American Conference Release Official MAC Mobile Applications

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Official MAC mobile application expands fan access to exclusive MAC content

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We can now connect consumers to our programs and our exceptional student-athletes, coaches and administrators.

The Mid-American Conference and XOS Digital, the leading provider of content management solutions and digital media services for collegiate and professional sports organizations, jointly announced today the launch of the entirely upgraded MAC mobile application for the 2011-12 season. The application is available for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices, providing fans with full Conference coverage.

“The new MAC mobile applications provide us the ability to reach more fans across an array of platforms and now our fans can stay connected with their favorite programs,” said Dr. Jon Steinbrecher, Mid-American Conference Commissioner. “This technology advantage allows us the ability to provide premier content, including video content and streaming of live events, via platforms such as the iPad, iPhone, and Android. We can now connect consumers to our programs and our exceptional student-athletes, coaches and administrators.”

The MAC mobile app, developed by XOS Digital, has been entirely upgraded for the 2011-2012 season, including high definition video and audio, faster navigation and live streaming, where available. Content features include weekly game highlights, live game scores and MAC original programming, providing fans with the ability to follow the Conference from any location and at any time. App features include:

  •     Original video programming including MAC GameDay Central and MAC Weekly
  •     Team schedules and rosters for all conference sports
  •     Live scores, stats, standings and polls
  •     Breaking news and conference headlines
  •     Live audio for select games

“The MAC Mobile app is a great experience for fans of the Mid-American Conference,” said Chris McCleary, CEO, XOS Digital. “The lightning-fast speed, great video quality and interactive features provide an excellent opportunity for the Conference and MAC Digital Network sponsors to reach fans on a personal level.”

As part of the MAC Digital Network, fans have the ability to download the official app from the MAC website (http://www.MAC-Sports.com). The app can also be downloaded in the iTunes App Store and Android Market directly on mobile phones and tablets, by searching “Official MAC Mobile”.

About XOS Digital, Incorporated
Founded in 1999, XOS Digital is the leading provider of digital asset management solutions for collegiate and professional sports organizations. Conference officials, league offices, coaching staffs and athletic departments rely on the XOS portfolio of products and services to manage, analyze, archive, distribute, protect and monetize their digital assets. The XOS Thunder™ Coaching Platform, XOS Xchange™, XOS PlayerOnDemand™, XOS Digital Licensing Portal™, and the XOS Digital Sports Network™ digital media distribution technology provide the most advanced, comprehensive digital asset management solution available in the world. For more information, visit http://www.xosdigital.com.

About Mid-American Conference
Founded in 1946, the Mid-American Conference is an NCAA Division I, 12 full-member conference that sponsors 23 championships and is one of 11 members of the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS). With total enrollment of nearly 300,000 students, the league represents institutions of higher learning in seven (7) states - Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, New York, and Ohio. In addition, two universities – Temple University in Philadelphia, Pa., and the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Ma. – are members for football only.


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