You.i TV demonstrates the ability to take React Native to new platforms leveraging the power of You.i Engine

You.i TV
You.i TV

Opens door for extended cross-platform reach and a rich designer workflow

July 28th, 2017 — Ottawa, Ontario — You.i TV, a global leader in video experience platforms, today announced support for React Native as a development framework on top of You.i Engine. With growing demand for a consistent development strategy to bridge mobile and 10-foot platforms, developers now have more flexibility in how they build You.i Engine video applications. Support for React Native, the Facebook-backed open source Javascript project, will be available in the first half of 2018.

By extending the React Native platform support to include You.i Engine, the same developer experience can be applied across mobile, streaming pucks, gaming consoles and smart TVs. Through You.i Engine, developers achieve native performance through a hardware accelerated rendering pipeline and have access to a fully-featured app development framework, including a rich designer workflow, for consistently extending React Native capabilities across all screens.

We are in the business of delivering ‘fan first experiences’ and React Native is helping us make that happen by consolidating development for our iOS and Android mobile platforms.

said Matthew Drooker, Senior Vice President, Platform Technology, Products & Operations at Turner.

We are now able to extend our mobile development strategy so that we can reach every screen and platform. This single development approach for all of our platforms is a game changer for how we can deliver unique and memorable experiences for our fans.


At You.i TV our founding principles are to enable the seamless delivery of beautiful user experiences, consistently to every screen,

said Andrew Emmons, VP Engineering at You.i TV.

Central to that is enabling developers to work with the tools they know and love – making React Native support a natural extension for our community.

About You.i TV

You.i TV is a privately held company whose You.i Engine software platform enables TV and media companies worldwide to create fans, engage users, and convert customers.  You.i Engine allows brand owners to build personalized, profitable experiences quickly on all platforms – mobile devices, set-top boxes, game consoles, and streaming devices – from a single code base. Brands such as Turner, NBA, DirecTV, National Geographic, Cartoon Network, Fox and the Canadian Football League are spearheading direct-to-consumer and OTT strategies using You.i Engine-powered TV applications. You.i Engine has been licensed in major industry genres, including entertainment, kids, sports, and news. For more information about You.i TV, visit our About Page, Product Page, or take a look at the You.i TV Blog.

Media Contacts:

Trisha Cooke, You.i TV

Paul Schneider, PSPR, Inc. for You.i TV

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