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ThinkAnalytics powers Tata Sky Binge aggregation

Indian content distribution platform Tata Sky is delivering OTT aggregation with the introduction of Tata Sky Binge. Content discovery and viewer analytics solution provider ThinkAnalytics’ Think360 cloud-based personalised content discovery and viewer engagement platform is now live on Tata Sky’s Binge Fire TV Stick service and Binge mobile app. Binge subscribers now benefit from personalised […]

July 29, 2021

Forecast: Programmatic adspend to increase

The use of automation and machine learning technology to purchase and display digital ads to segmented audiences in real time is set to increase dramatically over the next three years, according to research from AI enterprise SaaS advertising platform Alfi. Findings reveal that

July 27, 2021

Survey: AR overtakes AI as most disruptive tech

Augmented reality (AR) has replaced artificial intelligence (AI) as the most disruptive emerging technology, according to a survey by GlobalData, a data and analytics company. GlobalData’s latest report, Emerging Technology Sentiment Analysis Q2 2021, reveals that 70 per cent of industry professionals surveyed stated that AR would disrupt their industry most out of a selection […]

July 26, 2021

V-Nova closes €33m series C funding

Neva SGR, Intesa Sanpaolo Group’s venture capital firm focused on the tech industry, is placing its bets on the growth of V-Nova, a high-growth company based in London but with Italian roots, operating in the compression of video and image data. Thanks to Neva First, the alternative investment fund managed by Neva SGR, V-Nova has […]

July 26, 2021

Amazon Alexa on third-party TVs

Amazon Alexa will be coming to a wide range of third-party TVs powered by webOS, LG Electronics’ proprietary TV platform. TV brands such as Advance, Blaupunkt, Eko, JSW, Manta, Polaroid, RCA, Seiki and Skytech as well as original design manufacturers Ayonz, Dualshine, Konka, Silicon Player, Skyworth and Xianyou, among others, will soon be offering this […]

July 14, 2021

Forecast: Spending on smart home solutions to soar

Global consumer spending on smart home solutions is set to grow to $123 billion (€104bn) in 2021 after declining in 2020 due to the economic impact of Covid-19 according to research published in Strategy Analytics’ 2021 Global Smart Home Forecast. Strategy Analytics forecasts global consumer spending in 2021 on smart home products and services will […]

July 7, 2021

ITV launching Shoppable TV

ITV is to launch Shoppable TV, allowing viewers to discover and purchase items from its programmes directly on screen. Viewers can initiate the shopping interface at any time by using their LG remote but must actively opt-in to receive the notifications and use the service. The service launches during hit dating series Love Island on […]

July 6, 2021

European PSB news-sharing initiative

Ten public service broadcasters (PSBs) are set to change the way in which Europeans consume news by using online tools to overcome language barriers and share diverse content from across the continent. Led by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), the broadcasters are launching ‘A European Perspective’, a collaborative news service that enables audiences to access […]

July 1, 2021By Colin Mann

Technicolor boosts Baltimore NEXTGEN TV

High dynamic range technology provider Advanced HDR by Technicolor is to continue to provide its HDR technology to Sinclair Broadcast Group operated stations, with WNUV the CW Baltimore the latest station to incorporate ATSC 3.0-powered NEXTGEN TV capabilities featuring Advanced . WNUV is the 16th Sinclair operated station to deploy commercially Advanced HDR by Technicolor, […]

June 29, 2021

GIGAEurope expresses tech trust concerns

Following the EURACTIV-GIGAEurope Digital Debate ‘Trust in the Digital Decade’ on June 21st, GIGAEurope has called for governments, industry and civil society to intensify their partnership to ensure that the next phase of technology-driven transformation is human-centred, inclusive and sustainable. GIGAEurope is a trade body that brings together private operators who build, operate and invest […]

June 22, 2021