Stickam and Anime Expo Offer Live Video Broadcast from Show Floor

Jun 20th 2006
Stickam and Anime Expo Join Forces to Offer Exclusive Access to Worldケs
Hottest Anime/Manga Convention With Live, Video Broadcast From the Show
Floor

Breakthrough Application Brings Live Streaming Video of Eventケs
Hottest Presentations to Internet Users

LOS ANGELES (June 20, 2006) ュ Canケt make it to Anime Expoョ (AX) this
year?
For the first time ever, fans across the globe can experience the
action
live from the Main Events Hall with Stickam・ the Internetケs most
powerful
video communications player. The live feed from Anime Expoョ will be
available completely free on www.AXBackstage.org and Stickam.com to
fans
everywhere ュ all with nothing to download or configure.

Taking place July 1 ュ 4, 2006 at the Anaheim Convention Center in
Anaheim,
California, AX is North Americaケs largest show dedicated to Japanese
animation. Hosted by the Society for Promotion of Japanese Animation
(SPJA), some of the highlights to be broadcast from the Main Events
Hall
include:

* Opening and Closing ceremonies
* The famous ウMasqueradeイ featuring cos-players (costume players/live
impersonators stars from Anime and Manga)
* AX Idol
* The SPJA Charity Auction
* And much more!

ウThere is a natural connection between the technology savvy anime
audience
and Stickam・ and we are excited to be working with the show to
broadcast
live from inside the Main Events Hall,イ said Hideki Kishioka, CEO of
Advanced Video Communications, creator of Stickam・ ウFor fans who are
unable to attend the show, Stickam・will be offering the next best
thing and
we are excited to help Anime Expo broaden its reach to fans across the
world.イ

With over 60,000 users, the Stickam・media player is the first Web tool
to
combine video, photo, music and chat functions in one application.
What is
truly revolutionary about Stickam・ is that users can ウstickイ the
player on
virtually any modifiable Web site such as a blog or MySpace profile
page
enabling them to communicate more powerfully than ever before.

ウThe partnership with Stickam・brings the convention experience to a
whole
new level. For fans that are unable to attend the nationケs largest
Anime/Manga convention, they will have the ability to be a part of the
15th
Year Anniversary celebration!イ states Liyin Liang Vice Chair for Anime
Expoョ
2006.

About Anime Expoョ

Located in Anaheim, California - Anime Expoョ, the North Americaケs
largest
anime/manga convention, serves to foster trade, commerce and the
interests
of the general public and animation/ comics industry. This event serves
as a
key meeting place for the general public to express their interest and
explore various aspects of anime/manga, as well as for members of the
industry to conduct business. AX 2006 will be held July 1 ュ 4, 2006 at
the
Anaheim Convention Center. More information can be found at its
official
website (www.anime-expo.org).

About SPJA

The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) is a
non-profit
organization with a mission to popularize and educate the American
public
about anime and manga, as well as provide a forum to facilitate
communication between professionals and fans. This organization is more
popularly known by its entertainment property ュ Anime Expoョ. More
information can be found at its official website (www.spja.org).

About Stickam・
Stickam・is the Internetケs most powerful, free video communications
player
offering live streaming video and video conferencing with unlimited
bandwidth. The download-free Stickam・player allows consumers to
easily add
dynamic, live video to their personal Web pages, blogs and auction
sites by
simply cutting and pasting the Stickam・JavaScript or HTML code into
the
appropriate area of the site of their choice. Consumers can also upload
pre-recorded video, music and photos to their Stickam・players for site
visitors to access at their convenience. The video can be viewed by
virtually anyone and will play on any operating system including Linux,
Windows and Mac. Stickam・is a product of Los Angeles-based Advanced
Video
Communications. (http://www.stickam.com/)

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