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A+E Networks taps You.i.TV for new History TV Everywhere app

A+E Networks has tapped You.i.TV to provide technology to extend its History TV Everywhere app.

You.i TV’s video experience platform, You.i Engine One, will power a new History TV Everywhere app, based on its React Native development platform.

Using rthe open-source Javascript applciatoin framework-based Reach Native, You.i TV has integrated its cross platform SDK to amplify the reach, performance and user experience across connected platforms.

“History has always been at the forefront of breaking new ground when it comes to storytelling, and our technology strategy is no different. You.i TV’s platform offered the right mix of tools and workflows to bring our content to connected platforms quickly and efficiently. We look forward to launching this new experience later this year” said Raj Bahl SVP and CTO, digital media, A+E Networks.

“With a tradition of being anything but traditional, it’s no surprise that A+E Networks is redefining the app experience using React Native,” said Jason Flick, CEO and co-founder of You.i TV.

“As a member of our early adopters program, A+E’s HISTORY is making history as the first app to market based on the React Native platform.”