|[April 16, 2012]
Ortsbo Presents a Highly Anticipated "Live & Global" Chat During Rock 'N' Roll Allstars Tour, Live from Buenos Aires
LOS ANGELES --(Business Wire)--
On Monday, April 23, from backstage at Club Geba in Buenos Aires,
the world's leading real-time experiential communications platform, will
present a "Live & Global" Q&A hosted by rock icon, Gene Simmons. The Q&A
will serve as an exclusive, all-access event for fans around the world
to chat live with their favorite rock stars including: Joe Elliott of
Def Leppard, Matt Sorum of Guns 'n' Roses, and more!
Using Ortsbo's proprietary, live subtitling technology on the Live &
Global platform, viewers around the world can watch the webcast Q&A in
real-time with closed captioning in any of Ortsbo's 53 supported
languages. Additionally, fans and media alike will be able to text
questions directly to the rock legends and follow along with the
answers, all in their native language. The program will last
approximately one hour and will also feature Allstars: Duff McKagan
(Guns 'n' Roses), Sebastian Bach (Skid Row), Mike Inez (Alice in
Chains), and Glenn Hughes (News - Alert) (Deep Purple).
Fans and media can register for the chat in advance or join live to
submit their questions for the Rock-N-Roll Allstars. Full details
Ortsbo Live & Global: Rock-N-Roll Allstars
Club Geba Buenos Aires, Argentina
Monday, April 23
Eastern (2 p.m. Pacific / 10 p.m. UK / 11 p.m. CEST)
"Ortsbo continues to have huge success with its Live & Global events and
I'm thrilled to be hosting a real-time conversation between fellow rock
legends, die-hard fans and myself during this first-of-its-kind tour,"
said Simmons. "We know that great music is universal and I think Ortsbo
is the key to a one-world language. This Live & Global session is going
to be a great addition to the tour and venue, and I'm looking forward to
giving our fans a 'back stage pass' to talk with us!"
The Buenos Aires show is the third of ten stops the Rock-N-Roll Allstars
tour will make in venues throughout Central and South America. At this
one show only, fans from all over the world will be able to participate
in the Ortsbo Live & Global broadcast and pose their questions to rock
legends Gene Simmons (KISS), Joe Elliott (Def Leppard), Matt Sorum and
uff McKagan (Guns 'n' Roses), Sebastian Bach (Skid Row), Mike Inez
(Alice in Chains) and Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple).
"Music is universal and so are our fans," said Matt Sorum. "It's great
to use Ortsbo to promote our tour to everyone in their own native
language. Can't wait to get questions on April 23rd from every corner of
"Internationally celebrated rock stars like Gene Simmons and Matt Sorum
have, in many ways, set the standard for connecting with fans
worldwide," said David Lucatch, CEO of Ortsbo. "Our own previous record
for simultaneous translation of a live event is 160 plus countries. With
Gene and other big-names listed on the 'Allstar' roster, we're looking
forward to breaking that record and seeing rock fans from all over the
world enjoy what is lined up to be another memorable 'Live and Global'
Ortsbo has had very successful Live & Global multi-lingual Q&A sessions
including Marvel's recent worldwide premiere of "The Avengers," and
other broadcasts featuring Gene Simmons interviewing the legendary Stan
Lee at the Sundance Film Festival, a Steven Spielberg global event,
Variety Magazine's coverage of the BAFTA Awards red carpet, IndyCar
racing events and at the Classic Rock Awards at London's Roundhouse.
For more information about Ortsbo,
and follow the company on Twitter (News - Alert): http://twitter.com/ortsbo.
About the Rock-N-Roll Allstars Tour:
Comprised of members from the greatest rock bands in recent history,
Rock-N-Roll Allstars is a live show that features band members from Guns
'n' Roses, KISS, Def Leppard, Deep Purple, Collective Soul, The Cult and
more! They will perform the top hits throughout South and Central
America. For more information visit: http://www.rnrallstars.com/#allstars
Now with over 100 million unique users in over 170 countries and
territories, Ortsbo (www.ortsbo.com)
enables real-time conversational translation for more than 50 languages.
Ortsbo's flagship product for social media supports global
communications with instant translation capability and real-time,
multi-lingual social media chat. Ortsbo's technologies support major
social platforms including MSN, Google, Facebook (News - Alert), Twitter and Yahoo!, as
well as all major desktop and mobile operating systems, browsers and
devices. Ortsbo, based in Toronto and with offices in Los Angeles and
New York, is a subsidiary of Intertainment Media (www.intertainmentmedia.com).
On February 28, 2012, Intertainment Media announced that Intertainment
and its Board of Directors have reviewed various options for the spin
out of its subsidiary Ortsbo Inc., and have elected to proceed with a
transaction structure that it believes will be the most favorable to the
current security holders of Intertainment. For further information,
please refer to Intertainment Media's announcement filed at www.sedar.com.
About Intertainment Media Inc.
Headquartered in both Los Angeles, CA (News - Alert) and the Toronto, Canada area, with
additional offices in New York and San Mateo, CA, Intertainment Media,
("Intertainment" or the "Company") (TSXV:INT / OTCQX: ITMTF / FRA: I4T),
a Rich Media Applications leader, is focused on delivering leading edge
technology and marketing solutions that enable clients to power enhanced
branding, loyalty initiatives and consumer engagement. Intertainment
Media is based in Toronto, Canada, and owns and operates a number of key
properties including Ortsbo, Ad Taffy, itiBiti and Magnum.
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