NEW YORK, Aug. 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today Reuters, the world's largest international multimedia news provider, announced a collaboration with semantic technology company Graphiq to provide publishers access to an increased number of data-driven interactive visualizations on a broad range of topics including financial news, sports, entertainment and more. Data visualizations will be available to publishers free of charge through Reuters Open Media Express and to Reuters News Agency customers globally. Reuters will also publish these interactive visualizations within news coverage on Reuters.com.
As part of the relationship, Reuters customers will have access to Graphiq's extensive library of data visualizations, as well as receive paired interactives with Reuters text stories and multimedia packages. Visualizations will work across devices and platforms when embedded on publishers' sites, with data updating in real time.
"Publishers are increasingly looking to interactive visualizations as a way to engage their audiences and provide visual context on data-driven news stories," said Bo Rosser, Global Head of Text and Data products for Reuters News Agency. "This partnership reflects our dedication to delivering our customers a diverse range of multimedia news coverage to meet their changing needs."
"Conventional methods for creating and pairing data-driven content with articles hasn't scaled for publishers," said Alex Rosenberg, Vice President of Enterprise at Graphiq. "Marrying Reuters global reach with Graphiq's semantic platform and visualization library will democratize access to data insights for the more than one billion people around the world that Reuters reaches each day."
Publishers can access this new suite of data visualizations on Reuters Open Media Express.
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Graphiq is a semantic technology company that instantly delivers deep insights from the world's data. Since 2010, the company has amassed the world's deepest and most interconnected knowledge graph, encompassing 500 collections, 1 billion entities, 250 billion data points and 25 billion curated relationships. The Graphiq knowledge graph is sourced from the world's most authoritative public, private and proprietary sources, and forms the foundation of all Graphiq products.
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