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Netflix stresses personalisation expertise

In providing a first look at some of the new original content coming to the service in 2017, at a special event in New York, Netflix has stressed its goal…

Nielsen completes Gracenote acquisition

Global performance management company Nielsen has completed its $560 million (€539.5m) acquisition of media and entertainment metadata provider Gracenote from the Tribune Media Company. The acquisition of Gracenote’s global database…

AP upgrades video interface

The Associated Press (AP) has announced the release of a major upgrade to the user interface of AP Media Port, its file delivery platform for video content. With a new…

DPP identifies key trends from CES 2017

The Digital Production Partnership (DPP) has published its survey report on the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), and revealed a technology industry trying to harness voice control and artificial intelligence…

Google Assistant set for Android TV

Intelligent personal assistant Google Assistant is making its way to Android TV in the coming months. As part of an upcoming update on supported TVs and set-top boxes powered by…

@ CES DISH compatibility with Amazon Alexa

DISH customers can soon watch hands-free, voice-controlled TV by pairing a Hopper DVR with the Amazon Echo or Echo Dot, both Alexa devices. DISH is the first TV provider to…

23% choose provider on content search experience

Viewers are spending too long on searching for good content, according to consumer research commissioned by Piksel, a specialist in building successful online video businesses. The study, conducted by Censuswide,…

TiVo: Voice search to go mainstream in 2017

TiVo: Voice search to go mainstream in 2017

Charles Dawes, Senior Director of International Marketing at TiVo, has outlined his industry predictions for 2017. Next year, TV consumption is expected to shift, while advancements in technologies will significantly…

JustWatch launches in Italy

Streaming search engine JustWatch has launched allowing users to search for movies and TV series that can be viewed, rented or purchased online in the country. The service has partnered…

Hulu adds profiles

US SVoD service Hulu has commenced rolling out profiles to its 12 million+ subscribers. Each account can add up to six specific profiles. When a viewer creates a profile, they…