ABCNews.com has signed a deal with PointMedia, a provider of interactive video kiosks, to provide news, business and entertainment reports to customers at gas pumps.
Under the agreement, Walt Disney-owned ABCNews.com will provide
PointMedia's PointTV broadcast network with text- and video-based news, including a daily video entertainment report, weekly video business reports, and a text feed of the top news stories. PointTV customers can view the content on color screens resembling TV sets attached to gas pumps. Cold Spring, N.Y.-based PointMedia says it is testing PointTV at several gas stations in New York and Connecticut, including a Mobil station in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.