Category archives for: Connected TV

BBC revamps Red Button service

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The BBC  is revamping its Red Button service for connected TVs. The broadcaster’s Connected Red Button platform will be rebranded as Red Button+ next month, and gain a range of additional features in the process. The revamp will enable users to access BBC iPlayer via the red button on their remote control, and the amount of live-streamed content on offer […]

The Big Data minefield

In the March-April issue of Euromedia (available first day of NAB, April 11), we examine Big Data and its role in making television better and, thereby, more profitable. What do we mean by better? In this context it seems we mean more targeted, better curated, totally focussed on a viewer’s needs, interests, desires… Of course, what some call targeting others […]

Australia: 92% TV viewing linear broadcast

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The latest Australian Multi-Screen Report, covering the fourth quarter of calendar 2014, reveals viewing of video content on Internet-connected mobile devices has grown year-on-year though it remains small relative to the time Australians spend watching broadcast television on in-home TV sets. Technology in Autralian homes Household take-up of

Singapore: 4.6m connected devices bought in 2014

Singapore’s affluent and well-developed internet infrastructure have been playing a major role in driving consumers’ appetite for connected gadgets. While the connected devices sector in Singapore was valued at only $950 million five years ago in 2010, it has today expanded substantially with sales reaching over $1.8 billion in revenue in 2014. Connected devices comprise

UK streaming market £1bn by 2019

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The rise is streaming could soon makes DVDs and Blu-ray discs as obsolete as VHS video cassettes, according to market research firm Mintel. Viewing habits are changing immensely

‘New’ Apple TV this autumn

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Apple is set to relaunch Apple TV this autumn and is in talks with ABC, CBS and Fox to bring around 25 channels to the service. The service will be available across all devices powered by Apple’s iOS operating system, including iPhones, iPads and Apple TV set-top boxes, the WSJ reports. The news comes just a couple of weeks after […]

Sony confirms OTT PlayStation Vue launch

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Sony is planning the US roll-out of its long-anticipated OTT video-streaming product – PlayStation Vue – within the coming days, reports The Wall Street Journal. Sony Computer Entertainment President Andrew House told the WSJ that PlayStation Vue would launch within two weeks in New York, Philadelphia and Chicago. The service – as with the recently-announced HBO Go – will let […]

Mobiles, tablets now 34% of all online video views

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Ooyala, a Telstra subsidiary and specialist in video publishing, analytics and monetisation, has issued its Q4 2014 Global Video Index Report, revealing mobile and tablets now represent more than one third of all online viewing, and providing the first analysis of advertising data from Ooyala’s recently acquired video ad-tech company, Videoplaza. The report pairs insights

Analyst: Apple, Google battle for TV spoils

The market for streaming video devices at $99 and below has become increasingly crowded and competitive, according to Paul Erickson, Senior Analyst, IHS Technology. Several years ago, Apple TV stood atop a market that featured Roku as its lone true competitor. Today, the market features a broad span of products including the $25 Chromecast HDMI stick, sub-$50 full-featured HDMI sticks […]

Arqiva taps SeaChange for Freeview Play

Arqiva is using SeaChange software and professional services to create the metadata foundation for Freeview Play, the new subscription-free connected TV offer from the UK’s most-watched television service.  Freeview is managed by DTV Services, a company owned and run by its five shareholders: BBC, Sky, Channel 4, ITV and Arqiva. The SeaChange Adrenalin multiscreen video platform provides Arqiva with the […]

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