As we approach Sportel 2016, all the pointers are that the sales of VR hardware in 2016 have been over and above the predictions made for the year.
Our EVP Marketing and Sales, Chem Assayag, was interviewed by the IABM team at IBC about what we were up to at the show and you can watch the video here.
A new report from Juniper Research suggests that SVOD revenues are about to surge worldwide, while NBC the much-reported low viewing figures for NBC’s coverage of the Olympic Games was offset by some stellar online ones. Meanwhile, at IBC, the industry was facing up to what can be characterised as generational change.
Our IBC panel, ‘Monetising operators’ data: Does big data mean big rewards?’ moderated by Guy Bisson, Research Director at Ampere Analysis, will be the place to be at IBC to begin to unravel the answers from an increasingly complex picture.
IBC is getting bigger every year, with somewhere in the region of 55,000 visitors from all over the world descending on the Amsterdam RAI to see 1600+ exhibitors and listen to the 300 speakers in the conference. After you have been to see us on Stand 1.A51, here are some of the highlights of the rest of the show.
The new VO Streaming Device is a genuinely breakthrough product designed from the ground up to help boost operator revenue for multiscreen and even compete against the encroachment of big name streaming media players into viewers’ homes.
We’ve got a lot of news to share in the run up to IBC, from a new tagline that summaries the aims of the company, to new products and ways to ensure that operators can monetise the latest technologies on the market. It’s going to be a busy Amsterdam!
Ahead of CommunicAsia 2016, we interviewed Jean-Christophe Jubin, Viaccess-Orca’s manager for the APAC region, about the unique challenges and opportunities it represents.
Daniel Daum is Managing Director of Prisma Media TV-Entertainment (a Bertelsmann company) reaching 26m people in France through print and digital. "Facebook will be strong for all kinds of short and entertaining content based on friend recommendations."
Graeme Hutcheson – is Head of Sky AdSmart, Sky’s revolutionary new platform that serves different ads to different Sky households watching the same programme based on a variety of targeting attributes. From May to August last year, Sky claims that channel switching during ‘AdSmart’ ads was 33% lower than the norm, and those figures are likely to only have progressed further since.