Nokia made another move to expand it’s ability to provide content to it’s users by acquiring Twango. Twango provides a media sharing solution for organizing and sharing photos, videos and other personal media.
â€œThe Twango acquisition is a concrete step towards our consumer Internet services vision of providing seamless access to information, entertainment, and social networks â€“ at any time, anywhere, from any connected device, in any way that you choose. We have the most complete suite of connected multimedia experiences including music, navigation, games, and â€“ with the Twango acquisition â€“ photos, videos, and a variety of document types,â€ said Anssi Vanjoki, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Multimedia, Nokia. â€œWhen you combine a Nokia N-series multimedia computer that is always on, always connected, and always with you together with a rich media sharing destination like Twango, people will have exciting new ways to create and enjoy rich media experiences in real time.â€
Twango, a privately-owned company founded by former Microsoft veterans, is headquartered in Redmond, Washington, USA. Twangoâ€™s versatile platform makes organizing, sharing, and republishing media such as photos, videos and audio clips easy. Twango supports multiple media types and offers a comprehensive array of options for people to manage, share, and repurpose their personal media content. Twango offers a destination experience on desktop computers and mobile devices, as well as a platform that allows developers to create companion applications, connect with mobile devices, and integrate with other Web services.