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News organisations face second wave of disruption

Many traditional news companies are struggling with a second wave of digital innovation that threatens to sweep away the relationships they have enjoyed with readers and viewers for a century…

16% of connected pay-TV homes use mobile for TV control

According to data from The Diffusion Group (TDG), 16 per cent of adult broadband users utilise a smart phone or tablet to control their television. More specifically,…

zeebox reborn as Beamly

zeebox reborn as Beamly

Beamly (formerly zeebox) is launching on iPhone, iPad, Android and the web with what it describes as a new brand and a vibrant, exciting new app representing the state of…

1 in 5 Americans connect social media and TV

Nineteen per cent of online Americans ages 15-54 say they are reached by social media at least once a day regarding primetime TV, according to a Council for Research Excellence…

New mobile app from CanalPlay

French SVoD service CanalPlay is launching a new version of its mobile application for all iOS and Android screens. The CanalPlay app provides a new more fluid and intuitive handling…

Applicaster integrates with Avid iNEWS

Applicaster, a provider of broadcast solutions for cross-screen TV experiences, has integrated its technology with the Avid iNEWS newsroom management system allowing broadcasters to trigger second screen activities directly from…

Research: TV Tweets activate viewers

Research: TV Tweets activate viewers

An industry study examining the value of the earned TV Twitter audience for media companies and brands has found that more than 90 per cent of those who see TV…

London Live chooses Monterosa’s LViS

London Live chooses Monterosa’s LViS

Second-screen platform provider Monterosa has confirmed that London Live will deply its LViS Studio, a platform that allows producers and advertisers to create, pilot, deploy and monetise second-screen apps across…

DLNA releases CVP-2 certification

The Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) has released the organization’s CVP-2 Guidelines and announced that DLNA Members can begin certifying products to the specifications in September. The availability of devices…

Tablets drive demand for smart connected devices

The smart connected device (SCD) market continued to post strong growth in 2013, with combined shipments of PCs, tablets, and smartphones reaching over 16 million units in the UK in…