Corporate News Your Family Entertainment AG (WKN A161N1; ISIN DE000A161N14)
Your Family Entertainment AG and Passenger Experience company Zync enter into a broad strategic partnership for in-car entertainment
Munich/San Francisco, September 21st, 2021 - Your Family Entertainment AG (YFE), one of the leading children and youth entertainment companies and Passenger Experience company Zync, today announced that they have signed a far-reaching strategic partnership. With this move, Zync will have access to many of the 3,500 half-hour child-friendly content - including from the award-winning channel Fix&Foxi TV.
Zync's patented in-vehicle entertainment platform enables entirely new content delivery functionality for cars and mobility services. Leveraging the existing vehicle hardware, Zync's software platform delivers a comprehensive entertainment solution including video streaming, gaming and e-commerce optimized for use in the car. Zync-enabled content is tailored to the respective user, context, location, route and safety regulations. Trends in automotive design and development related to the vehicle interior make Zync's solution even more value-additive: the integration of high-resolution screens, fast internet connectivity, as well as advanced audio and ambient lighting systems enable a fascinating, immersive cinema experience for Zync's users.
Through the partnership, YFE, one of the leading producers and distributors of high-quality programs for children and families in Europe, and Zync together pave the way to tailor content to this very special target group.
Armin Schnell, Executive Vice President at YFE: "Our mission is to provide valuable entertainment for children and families. As passengers, children spend a lot of time in the car. Together with our partner Zync, we ensure that this time is meaningful, educational and entertaining. All of our content is exciting, non-violent and communicates positive social values."
RJ, Founder and CEO of Zync added, "The Zync audience is as diverse as the passengers in the cars. Delivering children's and family entertainment content has always been a core component of our Passenger Experience. We are delighted to be working with Your Family Entertainment to bring this vision to life. Through our partnership, we will continue to innovate around and improve time spent in the car for both children and their families."
YFE has more than 30 years of experience in the free TV, pay TV and streaming market. As a founding partner of the first German private broadcaster Sat.1, YFE helped to develop the children's morning program at Super RTL and is a founding member of the Association of Private Broadcasting and Telemedia (VPRT, now: Vaunet).
Today, YFE operates the award-winning pay TV channel Fix&Foxi TV on four continents, the free-to-air children's channel RiC TV, the international pay TV version RiC.today as well as mobile TV streams and digital channels worldwide. For programming, YFE is able to draw from an extensive library of more than high-quality 3,500 half-hour episodes - one of the largest independent program libraries for children and family entertainment in Europe. Highlights include popular series such as Fix & Foxi, Altair and Enid Blyton.
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Caption: For the first time, YFE titles, including Fix & Foxi, will be available in the car through the Zync platform.
Note: Video playback available only while the vehicle is parked.
About Zync Inc.
Zync Inc. is a US company with headquarters in California and a regional office in Munich. The company's mission is to take in-car entertainment to a new dimension by incorporating real-time vehicle data. This turns every car ride into an extraordinary experience. With a team of experts, including from Apple, BMW, Audi and Lyft, Zync is building a visionary entertainment platform for new vehicles that is compatible with all car brands. Zync was founded in October 2019 and maintains strategic partnerships with leading companies from the entertainment and automotive industries, including Porsche AG. More information: www.zync.com.
About Your Family Entertainment AG
Your Family Entertainment AG (WKN: A161N1, ISIN: DE000A161N14, abbreviation: RTV) based in Munich (abbreviated as YFE) is one of the leading producers and distributors of high-quality children's and family programs. YFE owns and operates one of the largest broadcaster-independent libraries in Europe, including such well-known titles as "Enid Blyton", "Fix & Foxi" and "Urmel". All content is educational, entertaining and free from violence. In addition, YFE operates the award-winning pay TV channel "Fix & Foxi TV", which can be received on four continents, the free TV channel "RiC TV", the international pay TV version "RiC.today" and several mobile and digital channels worldwide. Further information: www.yfe.tv.
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