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First Commercial Deployment: DEEP Amplifies “Game of Thrones” Experience

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  DEEP is set to play its part in the television event of the year. In its first commercial deployment with Orange Cinema Series (OCS) our award-winning DEEP (data enrichment and engagement platform) solution has been selected to enhance its subscribers' experience of the not-to-be-missed fourth season of “Game ...

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Hot TV Industry News of the Week

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The main talking point this week is Vodafone’s purchase of Spanish cable company Ono. Another eye-catching acquisition is Warren Buffet’s surprise decision to buy his first TV station.  This as demand for TV sets around the world shows signs of the flagging. Away from the headlines, this was also a big week for Viacc...

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yes Go says yes to Viaccess-Orca

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  Just a few weeks ago, yes in Israel announced its first multiscreen TV offering, yes Go. The new service from the country’s satellite provider yes is supported by Viaccess-Orca’s COMPASS content discovery platform and delivers personalized video streams to consumers’ TVs, PCs, tablets and smartphones.The yes G...

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Infographic: The Rise of TV Everywhere

The Rise of TV Everywhere

Pay TV providers are finding it ever more challenging to keep up with the changes brought by TV Everywhere and Over-the-Top (OTT) services. Nonetheless, as the TV market continues to evolve at a rapid pace, industry players must adopt OTT and TV Everywhere services in order to remain relevant. TV Everywhere is growin...

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Hot TV Industry News of the Week

Hottest TV Industry News

This was the week of CES. CES has been buzzing with smart TV and second screen news. For example, Roku beat Apple in the race towards developing a line of smart TVs. Then again, that’s assuming the Apple smart TV rumors are true. Guess which other unexpected company is entering the smart TV game - Mozilla! LG also made th...

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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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The New Era of Second Screen – Takeaways from MIPCOM 2013

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Most attendees at the MIPCOM Conference held this fall in Cannes probably didn’t notice the small off-MIPCOM exhibition organized by a handful of second screen technology vendors outside of the Palais des Festivals. True, some of MIPCOM attendees may have walked through the door of the Esterel conference room during one...

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DEEP: Best Content Platform of the Year

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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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CEO Insight: The Engagement Model Comes to Life at IBC 2013

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In my previous post, I highlighted the importance of looking at the content experience from the customers’ perspective. This was a point of focus at the TV Leaders Summit (TVLS) in Athens. One of the main attractions at TVLS was the engagement model, and our team is now ready to demonstrate it once again at IBC 2013. We a...

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Fifty Shades of Recommendations: A Trilogy – Part 1

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Everybody’s Doing It, but are They Doing It Well? “Recommendations, Anybody?” More like, Recommendations, Everybody!! The need to develop a Recommendations feature, or to use the more accurate and decidedly less catchy term of Content Discovery, is now universally acknowledged in pay TV and online content services...

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