Seznam.cz has purchased a stake in Mautilus and became the owner of 35% share in company developing applications for smart devices. Seznam.cz will cooperate with Mautilus mostly in building video technologies and developing the project called INIO.TV.
"We have experienced how demanding and costly it is to develop applications for various TV platforms. A tool which can get one application into various smart devices - from TVs to smart watches - is very useful for our future. We have content which we want to make easily accessible on various devices. INIO.TV will make it possible and moreover, being part of Mautilus offers us the possibility to participate in the solution with our technology, " says Pavel Zima, CEO of Seznam.cz.
Mautilus was founded in 2010 and thanks to its rapid growth, it is currently ranked as number one in the smartphone apps market not only in the Czech Republic but also across Central and Eastern Europe. Company is the only one in the Czech Republic which develops apps for all kinds of smart devices: mobile phones, tablets, smart TVs, HbbTV, game consoles, set-top boxes, and wearables.
Mautilus is a resident company at JIC and at the moment works on developing its business in JIC PLATINN programme with expert Jiří Karpeta.
For further information read the press release.