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Overton leads BT’s Division X

BT has announced the appointment of Marc Overton as Managing Director of its newly created Division X unit, which forms part of its Enterprise business. He will join the company on February 14th. This unit has been established to scale up and commercialise the development of unique customer solutions incorporating components such as 5G Private […]

January 13, 2022

Disruptel, TCL partnership

Disruptel, the interactive TV and AI innovator, has announced a partnership with TCL, the consumer electronics brand. Through the partnership, the two companies will develop new AI-powered features, enabling users to see information related to what’s on-screen and ask questions about what they’re watching. Disruptel has developed an AI platform that processes and understands video […]

January 12, 2022

CSG powers TalkTalk’s Netflix over fibre

Customer engagement, revenue management and payments solutions specialist CSG’s cloud-based, end-to-end software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform has enabled UK connectivity provider TalkTalk, to launch what it says is the country’s first-ever Netflix subscription outside of traditional TV bundling. With CSG’s marketplace solution at the heart of its entertainment operations, TalkTalk has the scalability to add new content […]

December 21, 2021By Colin Mann

Research: Eye gaze impacts metrics of social media ads

VidMob, the platform for Intelligent Creative, has released research that shows how the direction of model’s eye gaze in the first few seconds of a video ad can significantly impact performance metrics, but can differ greatly based on context. VidMob applied proprietary AI technology to detect the specific direction of eye gaze and its relationship […]

December 15, 2021

Success for EBU content-sharing initiative

A pioneering European news service supported by 11 national broadcasters has garnered more than 23.5 million views in just five months. Launched in July 2021, the ‘A European Perspective’ initiative responds to surging demand for trusted news against the backdrop of conspiracy-fuelled disinformation campaigns and populist rhetoric. It is hosted by public service media from […]

December 8, 2021By Colin Mann

Red Bee partners with Stats Perform

Global media services company Red Bee Media has partnered with Stats Perform, a provider of sports data and AI. Stats Perform’s deep sports data provides the foundation for predictive sports analysis used throughout various sports industries, including professional team performance, digital, media, broadcast and legal sports betting. “Working with Stats Perform enables us to add […]

December 8, 2021

Report: AI/ML impact video entertainment industry

Often considered a ‘solution for everything’, AI will expand its impact as the video entertainment industry realises its benefits to a variety of applications, according to a report commissioned by mobile and video technology developer InterDigital and written by market research firm Futuresource Consulting, which examines the industry influence of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine […]

December 7, 2021

Study: Digital technologies shaping global recovery

The latest results and rankings of the Network Readiness Index (NRI) have been released by the Portulans Institute, revealing how countries around the world are leveraging information technologies to emerge from the Covid pandemic and become ‘network ready’. The latest edition – the third compiled by the Portulans Institute since taking over the Index from […]

December 3, 2021

MediaTek offers improved 8K SoC

Taiwan-based smart-home technology company MediaTek and fabrication plant TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co) have unveiled what they say is the world’s first 7-nanometer 8K digital TV flagship system-on-chip (SoC), the MediaTek Pentonic 2000. Built with TSMC’s N7 advanced process technology, the MediaTek Pentonic 2000 offers “unparalleled performance and power efficiency with features including powerful artificial […]

November 24, 2021By Chris Forrester

Google Cloud, Telenor partnership

Telenor has signed a strategic partnership with Google Cloud to further explore areas of cooperation and define key strategic initiatives, advancing Telenor’s digital capabilities. Telenor says it continues to advance the modernisation of the telecommunications industry by digitalising and expanding its offerings – going beyond connectivity. As the network is increasingly software-based, Telenor says it […]

November 15, 2021