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!
One of the most significant developments in the future history of Virtual Reality, at least as far as the broadcast aspects of it go, has been the confirmation from Olympic Broadcast Services (OBS) that it will be deploying camera rigs for 360 degree video at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympiad when it starts in August.
The introduction of new consumer technologies means that operators are about to witness rapid growth in the velocity, volume, and variety of data that is to come.
The figures surrounding the future development of television viewing still seem encouraging, with both SVOD services in Europe and the global TV Everywhere audience showing strong growth. Meanwhile, in Westeros, it seems that the pirates are starting to face a serious battle.
The industry narrative of Millennial viewing habits tells us that a new generation of viewers is cutting the cord and that TV Everywhere is... [Read More...]
New research suggests that Netflix might have to turn to advertising soon to fund its expansion — or does it? Either way, consumers want more content curation, and it will be who is in control of that content that will shape the way the industry transforms over the forthcoming years. And Mary Meeker’s yearly Internet Trends Report is as fascinating reading as ever.
Any service provider can build a successful OTT service that suits them and their own individual market needs as long as they pay attention to these five, crucial building blocks.
With increasingly interconnected houses and the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT), how safe can we be when even our fridge can be hacked? And what about when we take to the road?
From wine, to coffee, and now to content. Guy Bisson, Research Director, Ampere Analysis, on the growing importance of the Content Connoisseurs. They're young, they're engaged, they're tech-savvy, and they also see OTT as just as relevant, if not more, as traditional broadcast.
Underlining the importance of VR to the world’s technology companies, Google has unveiled a wholly new Virtual Reality platform based around the new Android... [Read More...]