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Why is Content Discovery Essential for Engagement?

Why is Content Discovery Essential for Engagement?

The past decade has seen content service providers scrambling for new ways to engage their consumers. As features such as traditional program guides, online portals and basic TV apps began to lose their luster, on-demand programming stole the spotlight. Why? Research and implementation has demonstrated that yesterday’s ho...

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DEEP: Best Content Platform of the Year

DEEP Win

By now, everyone has come to realize that second screen is creating new ways to engage with content. In many cases the line between second screen and social TV seems blurred. Can you really blame anyone who might consider the terms synonymous, especially when they are often used interchangeably? Second screen-exclusive ...

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User Interface: Beyond the Buzzword

UI

Have you ever asked yourself why anyone should care about user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) of a product or service? As long as it’s innovative, everything else should fall into place, right? Wrong! Although seemingly similar, UX and UI are completely different - yet go hand-in-hand. The UI is the point of i...

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Keeping an Eye on Pay-TV Piracy

Eye on Piracy

  The past five years have witnessed a marked shift in concerns about Pay-TV piracy. Piracy efforts in the broadcast world primarily have taken the form of subscription sharing using Pay-TV smartcards, which provided keys for decrypting content onto specific channels that weren't meant to be accessed by non-subscribers. Th...

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Fulfillment for TV Addicts

Fulfillment for TV Addicts - DEEP

What if there was a second screen app that could provide all the answers to the questions of TV addicts through automatically extracted metadata? Answers to their curiosity to learn more about the actors, location, history and the excitement behind the scenes. What if this metadata was beautifully arranged in the form of a ...

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Operator Survival Guide, Rules of Engagement, Part 2: Deep Metadata Aggregation – Argo Case Study

DEEP - Argo, the Oscars Best Picture Award winner

The time has come to transform the way we consume and engage with content using a companion screen. Following intensive analysis of how people watch TV, DEEP (Data Enrichment and Engagement Platform) was developed to revolutionize and enrich the second screen content experience. By providing valuable metadata in the form ...

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MWC – TVcheck in Action

TVcheck Second Screen App from Orange

See how you can check-in to TV shows, comment with your friends on social channels, get recommendations and play live games with TVcheck, Orange's second screen application.     Click here to learn more about TVcheck in our interview with Patrice Slupowski, Orange’s Vice President of Digital Innovation &a...

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DEEP in Person

Visit us at MWC to see a demo of DEEP

See Ofer Weintraub, Viaccess-Orca's EVP of Innovation, showcasing DEEP -- a unique second screen application that creates personalized magazines for viewers. Want to learn more about what's behind DEEP's creation? Click and read here If you are in London, come visit us at TV Connect, Mar. 19-21, Stand #125. To arra...

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Checking Out TVcheck

Checking Out TVcheck

Television has suddenly become much more interesting. Just in time for the Mobile World Congress, Orange has released the second version of TVcheck; their social TV app. This latest version has an important twist: its complete integration with Viaccess-Orca’s COMPASS enables it to provide not only fun and games, but also...

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Operator Survival Guide, Rules of Engagement, Part 1: Deep UX Analysis

Deep UX Analysis & Rules of Engagement

  Developing a successful second screen app requires a deep understanding of how people watch TV. We’re telling you, this is not an easy task! It entails examining viewers’ needs before, during and after the broadcast in order to deliver a TV companion that meets users’ expectations so smoothly that it will simpl...

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