Company Overview

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Status:
Acquired by EchoStar
Founded:
2004
Founders:
Blake Krikorian, Jason Krikorian
Headquarters:
Foster City, CA
Funding:
$14.50M
Categories:
Hardware + Software, Television

Sling Media is an electronics company specialized in audio and video place-shifting technology.

Description

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Sling Media is the maker of Slingbox, a piece of hardware that enables users to watch and control live television on their computers or cell phones. The Slingbox takes the video from cable, digital cable, satellite, or DVR programming and sends it to your devices over the internet. Video is played on computers using SlingPlayer, a downloadable application for Macs and PCs.

The company was acquired by EchoStar in September 2007.

Current Team (4)

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Products (3)

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    Slingbox

    Slingbox was added to CrunchBase in 2007
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    Sling.com

    Sling.com is a new online video portal that will give users access to a premier library of content..
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    SlingCatcher

    From the Sling Media website, The SlingCatcher is a universal media player for your TV...

Funding Rounds (2) - $14.50M

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Investors (3)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    1051 E. Hillsdale Blvd, Suite 500

    Foster City, CA 94404

    USA