Advanced Television

AI

AI to produce highlights at NPL tennis event

Tennis fans wanting to watch the action from the National Premier League Tennis (NPL) finals in London this week will be able to view tournament highlights online produced using an advanced form of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology. The tournament is trialling a new AI system created by UK-based data science company Peak Indicators that automatically […]

September 9, 2020

Toshiba launches new 4K TV with Alexa

Toshiba TV has launched its all-new flagship Alexa built-in model, the 4K HDR UK4B, is available from in 43-inch, 50-inch and 58-inch screen sizes in the UK. The new Toshiba model offers a 4K HDR experience, powered by Toshiba TV’s TRU Picture Engine, plus Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos and Sound by Onkyo Bart Kuijten, Commercial […]

August 6, 2020

Research: Smart speakers increasingly linked to smart TVs

Findings from Hub Entertainment Research’s annual study – Evolution of the TV Set – reveal more viewers are using smart TVs linked to smart speakers to fill gaps in TV set capabilities. Highlights from the research: Amazon Echo still leads all speaker brands when it comes to integration with smart TVs – but the gap […]

July 16, 2020

Forecast: Smart home device markets to rebound in 2021

A desire to keep a closer eye on what is happening around their homes as consumers shelter-in-place will help the smart home market weather the global Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, according to research published in the latest versions of Strategy Analytics’ Global Smart Home Device Forecast. Strategy Analytics forecasts global consumer spending in 2020 on […]

July 15, 2020

Haivision acquires Teltoo

Haivision, a specialist in video streaming solutions, has announced the acquisition of Teltoo, a key technology innovator for peer-to-peer (P2P) and WebRTC enabled real-time video delivery. Haivision says the acquisition firmly extends its expertise in cloud-connected live video from contribution and distribution, now through to delivery. It also enables Haivision to apply its machine learning and […]

July 9, 2020

Finders are Keepers – the EUROMEDIA UI and Search debate

Viewers have dozens of choices of content providers and thousands of choices of pieces of content. No wonder the quality of the UI and the search and discovery deployed by a provider can be crucial in determining QoE and, thereby, churn levels. What are the remaining impediments – technical and commercial – to universal search? […]

July 1, 2020

Huawei: 5G’s ‘five opportunities’

At the New Infrastructure and Business Digitalization Forum held during the first GSMA Thrive event, Gan Bin, Chief Marketing Officer for Huawei’s Wireless Network Solutions, delivered a keynote speech entitled ‘5G Brings Five Opportunities with New Value’, elaborating on why ‘5G is the digital foundation of new infrastructure to upgrade connectivity, AI, cloud, computing, and […]

July 1, 2020By Colin Mann

Plume & J:COM partner for Smart Home services

Jupiter Telecommunications (J:COM), Japan’s largest cable TV operator serving more than 5.5 million subscribers, and Smart Home services pioneer Plume, have announced an expanded partnership where J:COM will distribute Plume’s platform to cable operators throughout Japan. Japanese cable operators now have the ability to offer Plume’s advanced Consumer Experience Management (CEM) Platform for the smart […]

June 29, 2020

AWS, F1 debut new stats

As Formula 1 gears up to kick-start its interrupted season, cloud platform Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Formula 1 have developed six new, real-time racing stats that will roll out throughout the 2020 season, debuting at the season-opening Grand Prix in Spielberg July 3rd-5th at Formula 1 Rolex Grosser Preis Von Österreich. The statistics that […]

June 23, 2020By Colin Mann

Norigin Media launches AdScan solution

Norigin Media, a Scandinavian company offering streaming solutions, has announced its new AdScan solution. The AI-based tool detects and marks ad breaks on catch-up TV content, allowing pay-TV operators to explore new monetisation opportunities and offer UI/UX experiences on their streaming services. Many Operators with streaming services have problems with SCTE-35 markers in the transcoding […]

June 23, 2020