Telstra taps Kannuu search for BigPond Movies

Louise Duffy | 12-01-2013

Australian telco Telstra has chosen Kannuu as the search and discovery service for its video on demand (VOD) offering BigPond Movies on the Samsung Smart TV, Samsung DVD player, Samsung Smart Blu-ray and Samsung Smart Home Theater.

Kannuu search seamlessly integrates with the BigPond Movies service on Samsung devices and enables consumers to quickly and easily find the movie or TV show they want using their standard remote control and the remote control directional arrows displayed on their Smart TV screen. Searching by title, actor, director, keyword or genre, consumers leverage Kannuu's intuitive interface and proprietary search algorithms to find the movie they're looking for with only a few button presses.

Kannuu CEO Todd Viegut said: "Kannuu provides an effective, effortless means to find the movie you want using the directional arrows on your standard TV remote control. No tortuous on-screen keyboard navigation, no switching your line of vision back and forth between the remote and the TV. Using just your thumb and looking only at the directional arrows and movie suggestions on your TV screen, Kannuu makes it a breeze to find a movie. Consumers try it once, and they're hooked. We are thrilled to be the search and discovery solution for BigPond Movies."