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March 4, 2012

New York Times - The Second Screen, Trying to Complement the First

Appolicious - Freezing can be a good thing – Umami updates second screen iPad app

February 26, 2012

MediaPost - Wow! How Many Second Screens Would It Take To Make That Oscar Show Interesting?

Lost Remote - Best (and worst) social TV moments of the Oscars

TV Exchanger - Social TV’s Marketing Proposition: Capturing Online Ad Dollars That Go To Google (Eventually)

February 25, 2012

AppAdvice - Just In Time For The Oscars, Umami Updates Their iPad App With Two New Social Features

February 24, 2012

The Hollywood Reporter - Social TV App Maker Umami Launches Real-Time Sharing of TV Show Images Ahead of Oscars

TheNextWeb - Second-screen app Umami debuts image-sharing features in time for the Oscars

Cynopsis - Umami TV offers "pinterest for social TV space"

Digital Media Wire - Umami adds significant capabilities to its TV companion

Lost Remote - The Oscars promises to be the most social ever [preview]

TUAW - Umami TV companion app gets a big social update

148Apps - Extra Interactivity Added To Social TV App Umami

Mashable - How Social TV is Taking Over the Oscars and How You Can Win [CONTEST]

February 23, 2012

In Time for Academy Awards Telecast, Companion TV App Umami Debuts First Real-Time Sharing of a TV Program's Images

"FreezeFrame" Tops List of New Umami Features Designed to Make Social TV Even More Visual and Relevant to TV Viewers

NEW YORK, Feb 23 – Buoyed by the extraordinary social success of this year’s Super Bowl and Grammy Awards, New York-based startup Umami TV today unveiled major enhancements to its free companion TV app for the iPad that are designed to make the conversation around TV more visual, fun and accessible for TV viewers.

November 23, 2011

Robert Scoble Video Interview - Mashable says it's the Ultimate TV Companion: Umami, here's a good look

November 10, 2011

NYConvergence - National Geographic Utilizes NY Produced Social TV App

November 9, 2011

Mashable - Umami for iPad: The Ultimate TV Companion Knows What You’re Watching

paidContent - What Twitter’s Latest Move Means For Other Social TV Players

Beet.TV - Umami Launches Synchronous iPad App for TV Viewing

Pad Gadget - Umami for iPad Knows What’s on Your TV

November 8, 2011

Umami Launches Synchronous Companion TV App and Publishing Platform for the iPad

Initial Content Partners Announced

NEW YORK, November 8 – Umami, a New York-based technology company focused on enhancing the television viewing experience, today unveiled its first consumer product, a synchronous, content-driven companion TV app. The free iPad app is available now in the App Store. Working in conjunction with Umami's second screen publishing platform, the app uses proprietary audio fingerprinting technology to sync continuously to live or time-shifted programming from all major broadcast and cable networks. It then provides rich, program-related content, conversation and more in a fun, living room-friendly experience. More...

InteractiveTV Today - Umami Launches Companion App for iPad

Lost Remote - Companion TV app Umami to hit app store Tuesday

Broadcasting & Cable - Umami TV Companion App Launches With NatGeo

Multichannel News - Nat Geo Taps Startup Umami For Second-Screen Content

October 21, 2011

Digital Hollywood - Digital Hollywood L.A. 2011:The Two Screen Revolution

September 23, 2011

Multichannel News - Startup Umami Serves Side Of iPad Content For TV

August 19, 2011

Variety - TV taps companion apps

August 16, 2011

TV Tech Veterans Secure Funding For New Companion TV Platform

Battery Ventures and NEA Invest in NYC-Based Umami

NEW YORK, August 16 - Umami Co., founded by TV technology veterans Scott Rosenberg and Bryan Slavin, today announced $1.65M in seed funding from Battery Ventures, NEA and industry angels for the company's state-of-the-art companion TV platform. Umami, a NYC-based startup whose free iPad app is currently in closed beta with TV networks and influential industry players, is set to launch with the fall 2011 television season. More...

TechCrunch - Battery Ventures And NEA Back Social TV App Umami

GigaOm - Meet Umami, the newest social TV startup

Lost Remote - Social TV startup Umami scores seed funding