Buser: “Something like Home has never been done before”

Thursday, 11 December 2008 22:23 GMT By Patrick Garratt


Jack Buser, US director for Home, has claimed the now-launched social app is unique.

“Something like Home has never been done before,” he told VentureBeat. “It’s a massive undertaking.”

Home launched tonight, apparently smoothly despite some connection hiccups. Buser pointed out that Home is a trail-blazing endeavour.

“When you deal as a platform like this, you’re blazing new paths with technology and business,” he added. “There was a lot of heavy lifting.

“Now we’re rolling it out and it’s something that can’t be experienced anywhere else. It’s not a game. With a game, you create it, launch it and you’re done. Home is a platform.

“A lot of the things will be created by third-party partners. You’ll see a lot of people beyond Sony. We had to do all of those application programming interfaces so they could do that.”

Lots more through there. Hopefully the connections issues will be sorted soon.