Getty Images has announced the UK launch of its first consumer app, Getty Images Stream, enabling users to access, curate and share its vast catalogue of content …easily and legally shareable and embeddable via mobile devices
“Our new, free Stream app delivers Getty Images’ stunning news, sport and entertainment photography straight to your iPhone and iPad, giving you a front row seat to the latest events around the globe,” Getty Images Chief Technology Officer Steve Heck said. “Imagery is the world’s most spoken language. People love our award-winning pictures and Stream makes it easier than ever to view – and share – the world through the lens of Getty Images photographers.”
The API from the archives allows customers to:
• Streaming: Easy-to-navigate curated photo streams across different categories – latest, news, sport, entertainment and archival.
• Search: Explore millions of stunning editorial images through customised streams.
• Slideshow: Play slideshows of any stream or search results on Apple devices using Apple AirPlay, including Apple TV.
• Embed and share: Share an image directly to Facebook and Twitter simply by tapping the ‘share’ icon. To embed in a blog, tap the ‘copy’ icon and paste the embed code into a blog or webpage.
Available for iPhone and iPad on iOS 8