Many people have never heard of the name Quiibi before. However, the mobile video startup is already heavily funded and chose CES to show off to attract the public's attention.
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"Let's talk about Quibi. Quiibi is a next-generation video service that breaks new chapters, but it's more than just a small TV screen, it's designed to provide a truly great mobile viewing experience. It's an innovative tool, "said Quivi founder and Hollywood guru Jeffrey Katzenberg in an interview prior to his keynote address at CES on January 8.
Quiibi, backed by all of Hollywood's leading movie companies, is highlighting its appeal as a mobile subscription service for short videos featuring many stars. Quibi calls these short videos "quibis", short for "quick bites".
But the hottest thing is probably the surprisingly gorgeous stars at Quibi. Quibi's projects include Dwayne Johnson, Chrissy Teigen, Kevin Hart, Jennifer Lopez, Liam Hemsworth, Idris Elba, Zac Efron, Tina Fey, and Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner [ However, the celebrities in the entertainment world, including those who appear on separate programs]. Luxurious members such as Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrams, Guillermo del Toro, Antoine Fuqua, Catherine Hardwicke and Ridley Scott are also involved in the production of the video series. Quibi also brings in some of the best online celebrities, including Liza Koshy, Shan Boodram and Rachel Hollis.
IbiQuibi announced basic information about the service at a briefing held before the keynote speech on August 8. It's something that most people already know about the company's services. Quibi is scheduled to launch on April 6th and will be a mobile-only service. The usage fee is $ 8 per month [about 870 yen] without advertisement, and $ 5 per month [about 550 yen] with advertisement. The show is made with a huge budget and "movie-quality" and is distributed as a series of episodes of less than 10 minutes each. Quiibi has also developed a mobile viewing technology called "Turnstyle," which says that if a viewer turns the screen vertically or horizontally, the video will be displayed appropriately according to the movement.
This article is from overseas CBS InteractivearticleWas edited by Asahi Interactive for Japan.