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01 Jun Posted by in Blog, Television | Comments

Top Video Trends For 2017

Top Video Trends For 2017

According to Oscar Wall, senior director at Ooyala, EMEA, the live-streaming video trends will continue to ramp up. 2016 saw Facebook debut Facebook Live, Twitter stream NFL games across the globe and Hulu is to launch a live option in 2017. “Publishers and broadcasters have a big opportunity, particularly in the news and sports sector,” […]

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5 TV Trends to Watch for in 2017

5 TV Trends to Watch for in 2017

Based on what we’re seeing at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, 2017 is shaping up as an interesting year for anyone shopping for a new TV. While there weren’t any knock-your-socks-off developments that will revolutionize consumers’ choices, you’ll see some important changes in what’s available. In general, TVs are getting bigger, with more […]

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14 Feb Posted by in Blog, Television | Comments

TELEVISION 2020: Top Predictions on Technology

TELEVISION 2020: Top Predictions on Technology

Television 2020 vision is about personalized technology, on-demand viewer experience, individuated content distribution, binge-watching, small television shows and independent cinema, innovative television formats, more localized and vernacular content, ad-free models to targeted ads and everyone connected to a smart TV. TV viewing has expanded to 5.8 hours per day in the last decade, with the hours divided between […]

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30 Sep Posted by in Television | Comments

Apple Unveils New iPhone, Internet TV

Apple Unveils New iPhone, Internet TV

Apple staked a new claim to the living room on recently, as the maker of iPhones and other hand-held gadgets unveiled an Internet TV system that’s designed as a beachhead for the tech giant’s broader ambitions to deliver a wide range of information, games, music and video to the home. CEO Tim Cook and other […]

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25 Sep Posted by in Television | Comments

The New Apple TV Is a Glimmer of Hope, Not a Revolution

The New Apple TV Is a Glimmer of Hope, Not a Revolution

TV is troubled these days. Not the content—we’re in the midst of a Cambrian explosion of excellent programming—but the process by which we discover, find, and consume it. Apple CEO Tim Cook said as much yesterday during the company’s big event in San Francisco. “The TV experience has been virtually standing still,” he proclaimed, while […]

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TV Plans By Apple Will Impact Voice

TV Plans By Apple Will Impact Voice

The rumor mill is abuzz once again with speculation around possible plans by Apple to introduce a web-based television service. Apple is no stranger to rumors, of course, but these latest reports extend well beyond the next iPhone, how thin it might be, how much it’ll cost, and how long its battery will last. More […]

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18 Sep Posted by in Television | Comments

Layoffs, Programming Changes at Weather Channel

Layoffs, Programming Changes at Weather Channel

The Weather Channel today announced sweeping changes in the network’s strategy and programming, returning mornings to weather coverage and ending the network’s investment in non-weather original programs. The changes–including layoffs–will be detailed in a network meeting for employees Thursday. “We’ve restructured our TV division to better align our content production and distribution with a focus […]

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It’s Not TV, It’s VAB: Trade Bureau Drops Cable, Television Too

It’s Not TV, It’s VAB: Trade Bureau Drops Cable, Television Too

In a move that is symbolic of bigger shifts taking place in the nature of media, the Cabletelevision Advertising Bureau is leaving the cable TV behind to become the Video Advertising Bureau (VAB). The change is more than a reboot and a name change, but a reincorporation with new bylaws and a new mission to […]

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27 May Posted by in Television | Comments

Social Media Talk May Correlate To Cancelled TV Shows

Social Media Talk May Correlate To Cancelled TV Shows

Can social media predict which TV shows might be cancelled? Networked Insights, an analytics, audience-centric company that focuses on brands, says shows that ended up being “cancelled” had a low ‘love’ index — meaning not much in the way of social media conversations where there were high volumes of sentiments/words like “love,” “like,” “hope” and […]

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13 May Posted by in Blog, Television | Comments

Study: Social Media Drives TV Viewership

Study: Social Media Drives TV Viewership

For years, Twitter and its rivals have been crowing about the power of social media to drive TV viewership. Doubling down on these claims, new research from ShareThis shows a strong correlation between social engagement and higher tune-in rates. Users who click on shared content about a particular TV series are nearly two-and-a-half times more […]

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