Futuri, formerly known as LDR Interactive, develops social and mobile audience engagement technology for broadcasters.
Futuri's "Instant Alerts" Power Big Gains in Tune-Ins, Time Spent Listening Nielsen study indicates listener affinity strengthens at participating stations
A new Nielsen Audio study shows sharp increases in both tune-in occasions and time spent listening (TSL) on radio stations offering consumers Futuri's "Instant Alerts" feature that sends text, tweet, or e-mail alerts to listeners when one of their favorite songs is about to play. The Instant Alert Efficacy Study, commissioned by Futuri Media, tracked listening activity for several months on 10 mainstream formats at 40 stations in 16 major markets measured by Nielsen's Portable People Meter.
Futuri Media Rolls Out New TopicPulse "Version 3" for TV, Radio
TopicPulse scans Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, message boards, blogs, and news sources to provide real-time guidance on what's trending in local social media. Broadcast newsrooms and content producers tracking social media discussions in real time can now customize their revolutionary TopicPulse dashboard to their own interests with the new TopicPulse Version 3, introduced today worldwide by Futuri Media.
South Africa Grants Futuri with Patent for Listener Driven Radio & Takeover Technologies
Futuri Media has received a patent from the Republic of South Africa for its Listener Driven Radio (LDR) and Takeover technologies, including Instant Alerts™, live interactive radio programming, and social playlist sharing. The patent, which names Futuri President/CEO Daniel Anstandig and CTO Brian Seeders as inventors, also pertains to LDR's unique interface with radio automation systems.
Futuri Media Resets Senior Management Tier - Acquires TopLine Matters Inc., Names New Divisional Senior Vice Presidents
Futuri Media has acquired Washington, DC-based TopLine Matters Inc, naming its president, Tracy Gilliam, as SVP/Sales. Concurrently, Futuri promoted VP/Development & Support Craig Bowman to SVP/Technology and Director/Finance Laura Griffith to SVP/Finance, while bringing aboard former Comcast Spotlight Sr. Manager/Digital Traffic and longtime broadcast executive Todd Thomas as SVP/Operations.
Futuri Named To Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies For Second Consecutive Year
For the second year in a row, Futuri Media, the media industry leader in interactive technology, was recognized with the distinction of being named to the Inc. 500|5000 lists as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America and the only media technology company on the prestigious Inc. list.
Futuri Releases New Version of Popular LDR1 New Features, User Experience, and Design Primed to Grow Ratings and Revenue
The new LDR1 includes new and improved features and refreshed, modern user experience and design, all conceived with increasingly mobile audiences in mind and designed to grow occasions, TSL, Total Listening Hours, and revenue.
Futuri Media Featured in the "Social Radio" Edition of Radio World
"Think of your station as though it has three microphones. You have a microphone that feeds on-air content, a microphone that feeds your own website/mobile app and a microphone that feeds your social channels." - Daniel Anstandig
Futuri Station Platforms Achieve Explosive Growth; Social Media Tool TopicPulse Soars to 130 Broadcast Stations in 30 Months
Over the last two-and-a-half years, Futuri Media continues its industry-leading pace of expanding its audience engagement platforms at radio and television stations throughout the United States and internationally.
Futuri Media Adds New Innovative Mobile Platform Features: Flash Contesting, Red/Blue Alerts
Futuri Media's Mobile Platform, used by broadcasters around the world to create custom mobile apps for their broadcast brands, introduces two new exclusive interactive features. Part of Futuri's ongoing innovations toward the global adoption of mobile, these new services are designed to increase engagement between stations and their audiences.
Premiere Networks Renews Long-Term Exclusive Agreement with Futuri Media
Premiere Networks today announced a new, exclusive, long-term national sales representation agreement with Futuri Media. The partnership includes all of Futuri's interactive radio programming platform brands: LDR (Listener Driven Radio), Futuri Mobile Apps, and the rapidly-growing TopicPulse, a social media monitoring system for broadcast stations across the U.S.
CRS and Futuri Partner to Produce "Tech Breakfast" at CRS 2015
The first annual "CRS Futuri Tech Breakfast" is an open breakfast discussion with the industry's tech thought leaders that will explore the most important digital goals for your brand this year.
Futuri Receives Patent for "Instant Alert" and Listener Driven Radio (LDR) Technology
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued U.S. Patent No. 8,874,026 for its Instant Alert™ and Listener Driven Radio® technology. The patent describes a broad range of methods related to Listener Driven™ programming, including Instant Alerts, where listeners can receive e-mail, SMS text, and tweets moments before their favorite songs play on the air. This is also one of several US and foreign patents and pending patent applications held by the company that describes and protects its unique interactive mobile and social apps. Futuri's CEO, Daniel Anstandig and CTO, Brian Seeders are named as inventors on the patent.
Futuri Named to Inc. 500 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies
Following a fourteen-fold increase in revenue, the company was recently awarded the distinction of being named to Inc. magazine's "Inc 500" list as among the fastest-growing private companies in America; one of only 41 software companies on the list.
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