PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A “web 2.0” publishing application
AFP’s new publishing application lets web and mobile operators handle AFP's multimedia content for the 2010 Winter Olympics and World Cup.
The online application automates publication of AFP content (illustrated historical and biographical data, real time stories, results, photo slideshows, videos) and allows clients to customize multimedia feeds to publish HTML modules directly on websites or mobile websites. It can handle all of AFP’s multimedia content and allows the generation of a search engine (which can access all AFP production) and links from AFP content to social networking websites, as well as handling top online advertising formats.
Available in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and German, the HTML modules can be fully customised, enabling publishing client to apply their own graphics into modules.
Exclusive AFP content, directly from the scene
The AFP publishing application is fed by our news wires and live result feeds. AFP journalists at the Olympics in Canada and football in South Africa will send comprehensive daily production of news, photos, videos and graphics.
Winter Olympics production :
World Cup production :
Our journalists will be reporting live from the stadium -- not in front of TV monitors -- that is AFP’s guarantee that its content comes straight from the most important sources, straight from the action. AFP is offering the best multimedia product on the market for the Winter Olympics and the World Cup. It is already used by the world's biggest media companies and sports organisations.
Growth of sports video production
"There is a growing demand for video from our clients. So have prepared video packages for the Winter Olympics, with more than 80 reports, and the World Cup, with more than 170, which will give as much coverage to press conferences, interviews and training sessions as to magazine-type reports, all in several languages and technical formats," said Eric Axelson, AFP’s group marketing manager for sports products.
More than 60 web media companies and international TV channels subscribed to AFP's video production for the Beijing Olympics and European football championships in 2008.
Flash™ application for the World Cup
As well as its text-photo-graphics-video content, AFP offers a Flash format application, available in more than 30 languages, which can be integrated on web sites and sponsored by advertisers.
World Cup Flash clients can also get an AFP news wire live from the competition, a slideshow of the day's best photos, and a video feed (optional features).
This versatile, attractive, cost-effective tool is already available for web sites that want to publish the complete World Cup experience.
Contact AFP for further information, tests or tariffs :
email@example.com or (33) 1 4041 4839
About Agence France-Presse (AFP)
AFP is a global news agency delivering fast, accurate, in-depth coverage of the events shaping our world from wars and conflicts to politics, sports, entertainment and the latest breakthroughs in health, science and technology. With 2,900 staff and stringers spread across 165 countries, AFP covers the world 24 hours a day in six languages, delivering the news in video, text, photographs, multimedia and graphics.