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Cloud graphics pioneer OTOY acquires AppSlingr, expanding cloud capabilities

Acquisition adds important file storage and application streaming technologies to further advance content creation and delivery over the cloud

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OTOY Inc., today announced the acquisition of AppSlingr, Inc., a San Francisco-based startup incubated by the Alchemist Accelerator that enables simplified streaming of desktop applications from popular cloud storage providers including Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, and Microsoft OneDrive. The acquisition brings new capabilities and expertise to OTOY, facilitating expanded cloud file storage options for both cloud-based and workstation-based instances of OTOY software in the near term, and enabling future innovations in cloud-based content creation technologies.

"AppSlingr's platform has transformed cloud integration and application streaming from an incredibly complex and technical minefield, to something that is seamless and intuitive for people of any technical background," said Jules Urbach, Founder and CEO, OTOY. "The distinct technology and talent AppSlingr brings to OTOY allows us to similarly integrate our software with the cloud, and opens the door to some exciting advances in the customization and delivery of our cloud-based applications to users."

About OTOY Inc.
OTOY Inc. is the definitive cloud graphics company, pioneering technology that is redefining content creation and delivery for media and entertainment organizations around the world. OTOY's Academy Award®-winning technology is used by leading visual effects studios, artists, animators, designers, architects, and engineers, providing unprecedented creative freedom, new levels of realism, and new economies in content creation and distribution powered by the cloud. For more information, visit www.otoy.com.

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  • Read about OTOY's Series D funding announcement here.
  • Read more about OTOY's advisory board here.
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  • Download the OTOY logo here.
  • Get more images rendered using OTOY software here.

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