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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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CEO Insight: The Future of Integrated Connected TV Sets

Viaccess-Orca CEO François Moreau de Saint Martin

In the near future, TV sets are going to be connected to private and/or public IP networks. In fact, according to Informa Telecoms & Media forecasts, by the end of 2016, we will see more than 1.8 billion devices, ranging from TVs, STBs, game consoles, Blu-ray players, and media streaming boxes, “with inbuilt Interne...

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Behind Roku’s Expansion into the TV

Roku TV

Roku, best known for their cord cutters’ heaven streaming box, announced that they will be launching a TV set later this year. This is big news coming from a company whose current digital media players allow customers to access Internet-streamed audio and video content through TV, using free and subscription-based servi...

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Hot TV Industry News of the Week

Hottest TV Industry News

A mix of different types of industry news made headlines this week, each very exciting. Netflix churned out a new series - for kids! They might also like the new finger gesture controls that Samsung is going to release in 2014. We wonder if Samsung had energy conservation in mind, because the US Energy Department is begin...

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New Year’s Resolutions for Content Service Providers

Holiday 2014

It’s that time of the year again! We are approaching the twilight of 2013, and find ourselves eagerly awaiting the beginning of 2014. Numerous technological innovations helped the TV industry advance substantially this year, but there is still a long way to go for many content service providers. Last year’s special hol...

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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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Hot TV Industry News of the Week

Hottest TV Industry News

There has been a lot of great news in the TV industry this week! After striking a deal with Disney, Netflix is going to offer many exciting Pixar and Marvel titles in their library. The Netflix news doesn’t stop there though! After many years of butting heads, they are finally working with US cable providers. We can’t hel...

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IBC 2013 Recap: Innovations and Sensations

VO IBC2013 Wall

IBC 2013 was worth the wait! The halls were bursting with excitement as leaders from the broadcasting industry were demonstrating the latest innovations they cooked up. In between the ‘ooh’s and aah's,’ we kept our eyes wide open to spot which of the predictions of IBC trends came true, while highlighting VO’s innovations...

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

Viaccess-Orca CEO François Moreau de Saint Martin

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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What Will Be Trending at IBC 2013?

IBC 2013 Trends

It’s that time of year again! The industry and all its enthusiasts have been prepping and waiting for IBC 2013, to get updated with the hottest technology, trends and interesting upcoming innovations and it’s finally just around the corner. IBC 2012 proved to be nothing short of a great success and we are eager to witne...

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