Synacor Selected for Google I/O 2013 Developer Sandbox

Synacor Selected for Google I/O 2013 Developer Sandbox

Synacor to Showcase Cloud ID Social Login with Google+ Sign-In for TV
Everywhere Sites and Apps, Google I/O, May 15-17, Moscone West Convention
Center, San Francisco, Calif.

BUFFALO, N.Y., May 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Synacor Inc. (Nasdaq:SYNC),
the leading provider of next-gen startpages, award-winning TV Everywhere
solutions, and cloud-based Identity Management (IDM) services, across multiple
devices for cable, satellite, telecom and consumer electronics companies, will
demo Cloud ID Social Login with Google+ and advanced TV Everywhere
technologies in the Developer Sandbox at Google I/O, May 15-17, Moscone West
Convention Center in San Francisco, Calif. Developers and technologists will
discuss with Synacor how Social Login, recently named as a TMC Cable Spotlight
Product of the Year, was built to break down TV Everywhere barriers, and how
they can integrate similar technologies for their customers.

"See you in the Sandbox! Synacor couldn't be more proud than to accept
Google's invitation to demo our Cloud ID Social Login and TV Everywhere
innovations during Google I/O 2013," said Michael Bishara, Vice President and
General Manager of TV Everywhere, Synacor. "And we're excited Synacor's kiosk
will display the special designation Google+ Badge, as we leverage the Google+
platform in our Social Login capability for consumers to access their favorite
pay-TV shows, movies, music and more, providing a fun, friction-free TV
Everywhere experience."

Having been an industry first, Social Login gives Synacor customers the
flexibility to offer subscribers access to online pay-TV content with their
favorite social accounts, like Google+, Facebook and Twitter, while
simultaneously authorizing with the subscriber's pay-TV provider or billing
account. Through the award-winning Cloud ID Management Platform, Synacor
brings the convenience of Social Login to TV Everywhere consumers with the
trust of entitlement verification for TV authorization. Additionally, TV
Everywhere users have the option to install their MVPD's TV Everywhere Android
app over-the-air after they sign in with Google+, making it more convenient
than ever to access content wherever they are.

Synacor's Cloud ID Management Platform provides authentication services for TV
Everywhere, Messaging, Value Added Services and Identity Management Services.
These capabilities help cable, satellite, telecom, consumer electronics
companies, and app developers, and programmers provide a secure and trusted
identity management solution for their end-consumers.

Google I/O is an annual developer conference featuring highly technical,
in-depth sessions, and showcasing the latest from Google's product teams and
partners. The Developer Sandbox showcases demos from a wide range of
developers who have built applications based on technologies and products that
are featured at I/O.

For more information on Synacor and its next-gen startpages and TVE services,
please visit or email To see Synacor's
Michael Bishara talk more about TV Everywhere, please click here.

About Synacor

Synacor's white-label platform enables cable, satellite, telecom and consumer
electronics companies to deliver TV Everywhere, digital entertainment,
cloud-based services and apps to their end-consumers across multiple devices,
strengthening those relationships while monetizing the engagement. Synacor
(Nasdaq:SYNC), is headquartered in Buffalo, NY. For more information, visit

Integrate. Authenticate. Engage.

Forward-Looking Statements

This release includes certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are
based on the current expectations or beliefs of management of Synacor, and are
subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances. Actual results may vary
materially from those expressed or implied by the statements herein due to
changes in economic, business, competitive, technological and/or regulatory
factors, and other factors affecting the operation of the respective
businesses of Synacor. More detailed information about these factors may be
found in filings by Synacor, as applicable, with the Securities and Exchange
Commission, including their respective Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q. Synacor
is under no obligation to, and expressly disclaims any such obligation to,
update or alter their respective forward-looking statements, whether as a
result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

CONTACT: Alan Keane

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