Bouygues Telecom is testing augmented TV with Leankr

Bouygues Telecom and the startup Leankr are working together to enhance the application, which provides access to a selection of channels and radios on tablets and smartphones.

Bouygues Telecom is currently testing the Leankr recommendation solution in, which makes it possible to connect television and web content. This solution makes it possible to enrich a television program by automatically associating bonus content directly related to the subjects mentioned in the program. The solution is based on proprietary semantic analysis and recommendation technology adapted to television content. It is used by channels such as TF1, M6 and France Télévisions. Leankr is also working with Bouygues Telecom to create new and enriched TV experiences on the first screen.

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Leankr is based in Rennes and was created in April 2012 by Pierre Roulph and Julien Perron, two telecom engineers who have worked in the sector of connected television and mobile applications. Leankr has received several awards for its innovative projects: TechTour Silicon Valley, Social Media Awards, Grand Prix of the ESSEC Senate Springboard competition.

Nicolas Taric (Bouygues Telecom) and Pierre Roulph (Leankr)

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