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Study: Changed viewing habits ‘waste energy’

Study: Changed viewing habits ‘waste energy’

A study from university researchers looks behind closed doors to reveal how UK viewing habits are shifting away from traditional broadcasting with more data-intensive streaming options now the default for…

UK to review digital radio sector

UK to review digital radio sector

Recognising that changes in technology and the competitive landscape in recent years mean that the debate about a future digital transition programme for radio in the UK has shifted, Margot…

Samsung debuts ‘portrait’ TV as it misses forecast

Samsung has unveiled a TV that switches from a landscape orientation to a vertical portrait  so that it can easily display smartphone content. The 43in set is called Sero and…

Report: Interoperability key when purchasing smart devices

A Parks Associates report finds that smart home solutions will increasingly rely on voice control, video and data analytics, sound recognition, and AI to simplify the user experience. Technology Convergence…

Médiamétrie: France embracing content across 4 screens

“In 2018 more than ever, multiscreen consumption –TV, computer, smartphone and tablet – has played a part in the growth of the medium and the television experience. Every day, these…

Research: Children increasingly connected

Research: Children increasingly connected

The average time children spend online has increased to three hours per day with a rise in the proportion accessing the Internet out and about, according to the latest 2019…

Forecast: US consumer tech sector nears $400bn

Forecast: US consumer tech sector nears $400bn

Artificial intelligence (AI) and fast connectivity – critical ingredients for the next era of category leaders such as smartphones, smart home devices and smart speakers – will drive the US…

Amazon claims record-breaking device sales

Amazon claims record-breaking device sales

Customers purchased millions more Amazon Devices this holiday season compared to last year – the best-selling Amazon devices this holiday included all-new Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick 4K with all-new…

Samsung enables peripheral device control

Samsung enables peripheral device control

Samsung Electronics has unveiled Remote Access, a new feature that will be available on its Smart TV line-ups starting 2019. The Remote Access feature will provide enhanced wireless connectivity with…

Ooyala: Xmas viewing trends will see generational split

Ooyala has put together its thoughts on how the UK will be watching content over the Christmas period, and how broadcasters might try to fight back to regain a slice…

Research: Brits ditch PCs, DVDs for smart devices

Research: Brits ditch PCs, DVDs for smart devices

Brits are ditching their DVD players and desktop PCs and increasingly turning to newer technology – with smart TVs and smart watches on the rise – according to findings from…

Ooyala: Mobile video consumption surges again in Q2

Smartphone video starts topped 50 per cent globally for the first time, a 13.2 per cent year-over-year change and the largest in five quarters, according to Ooyala’s Q2 2018 Global…

Sony confirms PS4 replacement

Sony president Kenichiro Yoshida told the FT that “it’s necessary to have a next-generation hardware”, but he declined to say whether the successor would be branded the PlayStation 5. The…

BARB launches multiscreen audience reporting

BARB, the official source of UK television viewing figures, has begun to report multiple-screen television programme ratings. For the first time, BARB is producing daily viewing figures which break down…

Survey: 52% US teens aim to reduce mobile screen time

Amid roiling debates about the impact of screen time on teenagers, roughly half of those ages 13 to 17 are themselves worried they spend too much time on their cellphones.…

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