Developed with the backing of Technicolor and released on iOS in October last year, Ultravisual is a “content-forward” app that offers a variety of features for photo and video sharing and collaboration. Apparently, the software has been remarkable enough to attract the attention of the company behind the similarly “content-forward” social magazine app Flipboard.
“The Ultravisual team has designed an experience that lets people easily share images, videos and comments around their interests and passions,” Fliboard notes in a press release. “The team’s expertise complements Flipboard’s focus on curation and will allow the company to create an even more robust, social and immersive experience for magazine making on Flipboard.”
The Ultravisual team, consisting of seven members, has joined Flipboard at the company’s office in New York. However, the Ultravisual app is said to remain available for users for the next six months, under Technicolor.
Last March, Flipboard bought the competing social magazine app Zite from CNN with plans of shutting down the service following the acquisition. But Zite continues to be available on the App Store to this day.