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SILICON VALLEY, CALIFORNIA - January 20, 2012 - Created by SkyGrid, who Apple® just named a Best News App of 2011, Touchtv introduced the world's first TV for iPad today.
Touchtv also announced the immediate availability of its Touchtv App for iPad., that lets viewers watch their favorite programs anytime, anywhere. With Touchtv, viewers can watch their favorite sports, entertainment, politics, and news channels.
"With over 1.7 billion people watching TV every day, TV is the biggest media there's ever been, and now it's available on the fastest growing device in history, the iPad," said Kevin Pomplun, SkyGrid's CEO. "Touchtv not only gives you the most captivating programs anywhere, it actually makes TV light enough that you can hold it in your hands. It's amazing." Custom designed for the iPad, Touchtv gives viewers their own personal TV to watch their favorite channels effortlessly. Simply launch Touchtv and "touch" any channel to start watching. From the Home Screen viewers can add more channels and personalize their TV.
Touchtv puts a world of programming in viewer's hands, with the best channels from sports, entertainment, politics, and more. It updates automatically and seamlessly delivers the latest programs from the exact channels viewers want. Touchtv is available for free at www.touchtv.me or from the App Store on iPad or at www.itunes.com/apps/touchtv.
Touchtv is backed by legendary investors RRE Ventures, Jeff Bezos. Bezos Expeditions, the world's largest asset manager BlackRock, Draper Fisher Jurveston, and DFJ Frontier. Other key investors include Esther Dyson, Michael F. Price, Rakesh Mathur, and others. The company has raised $15 million in Series A & B venture capital investment.
Touchtv is the world's first TV for iPad. Inspired by the magic of TV, and the revolutionary iPad, Touchtv's mission is to give people the ability to watch exactly what they want, any time, anywhere. Start watching your TV by downloading Touchtv at www.touchtv.me. Touchtv was designed and built by SkyGrid, the award winning app that Apple® just named a Best News App of the Year for 2011. The company is based in Silicon Valley, California. You can follow us at www.twitter.com/touchtv.