Digital entertainment is changing the living room for good

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There has been a push amongst major media companies for a new type of entertainment delivery: TV Everywhere. TV Everywhere is the idea that people should be able to bring the living room with them, watching shows and movies on their time and their dime. This new push has inspired big industry deals. Disney and Comcast recently reached an agreement to bring Disney’s properties to any Comcast Xfinity subscriber’s device of choice.

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APM Music

Everyone who has ever experienced music synchronized to picture knows the undeniable impact that it plays. APM Music has been a crucial part of that experience for over 30 years with everything from the smallest of indie films to the largest blockbuster studio releases; television sit-coms to commercials and sports broadcasting; video games to mobile handheld games; and, even musical greeting cards to online User Generated Content. You name any possible traditional use for music to its application to new technologies, and we are there.

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Everyone who has ever experienced music synchronized to picture knows the undeniable impact that it plays. APM Music has been a crucial part of that experience for over 30 years with everything from the smallest of indie films to the largest blockbuster studio releases; television sit-coms to commercials and sports broadcasting; video games to mobile handheld games; and, even musical greeting cards to online User Generated Content. You name any possible traditional use for music to its application to new technologies, and we are there.

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