The number of hours of catch-up viewing content available from French TV channels increased to 15,300 in December, up 21.4% year-on-year, but the number of catch-up videos views declined slightly, according to figures compiled by the country’s Centre Nationale du Cinéma et L’Image Animée (CNC).
You may or may not recall Google TV. That was Google s first attempt at an operating system aimed at the TV. The biggest product to use that Google TV was was the Logitech Revue, which failed miserably and was retired.
ViXS Systems (TSX: VXS) has announced that it is now shipping its XCode 6400 SoC for the service provider and consumer electronics markets. The XCode 6400 is the first SoC to successfully support HEVC Main 10 Profile.
New Set-Top Boxes Just Don't Care What's On TV - 07/03/2014
An interesting essay from The Diffusion Group’s Joel Espelien the other day makes the assertion--I don’t know how bold—that the emergence of Google’s new Android TV set-top “marks the end of the ‘hobby’ stage of TV-as-an-app, and the beginning of mass-market consumer deployment.”
One of my Cord Cutting goals has always been to make our TV viewing experience streamlined and simple. As a nerd, I personally have no problem with fumbling through this and that just to get something to work. But that gets annoying after a while. Aside from that, my wife (the most non-nerd person I know) just wants things to simply work. And honestly, I can't blame her.
We reported previously on the growing evidence that online SVOD services are not eroding Pay TV subscriptions and may in fact be complementary to Pay TV in many homes. Now Deloitte, the consulting firm, has predicted that between 1 million and 1.5 million homes in the UK will subscribe to at least two Pay TV services by the middle of 2014.