Advanced Television


Riedel expands global presence with new tech hub in Berlin

Riedel Communications has announced the establishment of its latest Engineering Hub, the ‘Technology Hub Berlin’, situated at Checkpoint Charlie. This expansion — by complementing existing hubs in Wuppertal, Eisenberg, Vienna, Zurich, Montreal, and Porto — underscores Riedel’s commitment to advancing R&D activities for the broadcast and event industry. Each hub focuses on specific aspects of […]

December 7, 2023

Research: Human touch preferred in game design

The latest edition of Hub Entertainment Research’s Gaming 360 study shows that even as AI (artificial intelligence) becomes a more powerful tool in media, gamers are skeptical about using it in the creative elements of game design. Asked how they feel in general about the use of AI in creating video games, nearly half (47 […]

October 11, 2023

Max launches OWN Hub

Max has launched the OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network hub on its platform in the US, allowing subscribers to access OWN content within a dedicated brand hub. “Our mission at OWN is to deliver programming that serves the female Black viewer, and this cross-portfolio collaboration presents a terrific opportunity to expand on that mission,” said Tina […]

August 1, 2023

Samsung TV Plus relaunches Comedy Hub

UK fans of the Canadian cult comedy series Schitt’s Creek can relive all five seasons for free on Samsung TV Plus with the streaming platform relaunching its Comedy Hub channel. Samsung TV and phone holders can watch the nine-time Emmy Award winning comedy without a subscription. The show features real-life father and son duo: Eugene […]

July 13, 2023By Nik Roseveare

XL8 joins Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub

XL8, a Silicon Valley tech company providing AI-powered machine translation technology, has announce its acceptance into the Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub programme. This significant milestone positions XL8 at the forefront of innovation in the language translation industry, opening new horizons for the company’s growth and the future of AI-driven language solutions. Being selected for […]

June 27, 2023

Mediaocean strengthens Audience Hub capabilities with Epsilon

Mediaocean, the mission-critical platform for omnichannel advertising, has announced a strategic partnership with global adtech and martech company, Epsilon, to bring enhanced audience data into Mediaocean’s Audience Hub. The integration allows advertisers to activate Epsilon’s 1,000+ audience segments through Mediaocean and Flashtalking across channels including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Meta, Pinterest, Snap, TikTok and Twitter. Epsilon’s […]

May 23, 2023

Survey: 8K awareness increasing

A survey from Hub Entertainment Research finds that consumers are increasingly aware of 8K TVs. Their buying intentions are also trending upward. The data is part of the company’s fourth annual Connected Home study, which surveyed 5,204 US consumers in February 2022. The Hub report says that 4K TVs and smart home devices have now […]

April 25, 2022By Chris Forrester

Research: Relevance combats ad resistance

Hub Entertainment Research has released the second wave of its research study, TV Advertising: Fact vs. Fiction, which explores TV consumers’ use of ad-supported and ad-free services and the factors that drive their decisions to use each. The research suggests that TV viewers are not fans of heavy ad loads during shows, but also demonstrates […]

January 25, 2022

Prediction: Roku gets bought out in 2022

With the TV business evolving and technology changing viewers’ habits, the analysts at Hub Entertainment Research have mapped their top 5 predictions for the TV industry in 2022. Hub’s first prediction is that streaming player Roku will be bought out… 1) Roku Gets Bought: A leading player in the market buys Roku, which facilitates Roku’s […]

December 14, 2021

Research: Pandemic-related viewing likely to stick

Findings from Hub Entertainment Research’s Predicting the Post-Pandemic study suggest that although pandemic-related increases in streaming, broadcast network, and YouTube viewing in the US are likely to persist after the crisis eases, one behaviour that has increased during the pandemic—video chats with friends and family—is at the top of the list of behaviours consumers will […]

August 12, 2020