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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…

Tagvance, Monterosa, Civolution, Turkish cross-channel app

Civolution, a provider of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetising content, Tagvance, an innovation project house, and Monterosa, a second screen specialist, have confirmed the launch of the…

DISH enhances Explorer app

In response to consumer input, DISH has added new functionality to its second-screen iPad app, DISH Explorer, giving customers using the Hopper Whole-Home HD DVR the ability to control the…

Multitasking viewers do focus on the TV

Multitasking viewers do focus on the TV

Devices such as smartphones, tablets, laptops, desktops and portable gaming systems have made it easy for consumers to multitask while watching TV. However, a November 2013 study by TiVo found…

Accenture, KPN Google Glass solution

Accenture and Holland’s KPN have developed a proof of concept using Google Glass and the Accenture Video Solution (AVS) for interactive television viewing, storage and control.

 Accenture noted that the…