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Generation Y: Ready To Stand Up And Be Counted - Forbes

In our recent Cassandra Report, “The Good Guide,” we found that, while they are less optimistic than they were five years ago, Gen Ys remain extremely passionate about changing the world in positive ways. Moreover, social media has given them the platform to live their lives on display in ways that draw little distinction between airing their support for a candidate, a cause, a team, a movie, a birthday, or a pair of shoes they’ve purchased.


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Les femmes et la génération Y, piliers du développement durable et de la RSE

Les femmes et la génération Y, piliers du développement durable et de la RSE | Digital Television Futures | Scoop.it

Les forces motrices de la conduite du changement en faveur du développement durable et de la RSE sont à l’œuvre, et les historiens qui se pencheront sur la forte pénétration dans la société des idées visant à favoriser l’émergence d’une conscience nouvelle et d’un comportement responsable remarqueront peut-être que les femmes et la génération Y ont été dans ce processus des acteurs majeurs.


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4K TV Hits Retail | Home Media Magazine

4K TV Hits Retail | Home Media Magazine | Digital Television Futures | Scoop.it
The 2012 holiday season will see a relatively new home entertainment hardware offering: 4K TVs. And anyone with enough cash to buy one shouldn’t plan on any discounts.

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The reason why OTT TELEVISION FOR COMPUTER Is Superseding IPTV

Wireless cable is terrific if you happen to want cable tv in many other rooms than things that are toughwired, but don’t choose to run increased wires and also boxes.


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Smart TVs – Just how Smart are they really?

Smart TVs – Just how Smart are they really? | Digital Television Futures | Scoop.it

With big screen televisions becoming bigger, lighter and cheaper, literally all at once, the unique selling proposition of any one manufacturer’s range has had to change dramatically.


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Five reasons why I love connected TV

Five reasons why I love connected TV | Digital Television Futures | Scoop.it

I’m a digital guy at heart and perhaps that’s why I can’t wait for the connected TV to really shift the consumer and media landscape. Of course I also love how connected TV is going to shake up the traditional TV world with some digital savviness. I won’t be the only one singing connected TV’s praises – advertisers are going to love it for five big reasons.


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J.D. Power: Consumers Most Interested in Home Management From Cableco

Consumers want bundled telecommunications, entertainment, Internet, home security and energy management and are most interested in buying the bundle from...

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The Future Of TV Is Two Screens, One Held Firmly In Your Hands

The Future Of TV Is Two Screens, One Held Firmly In Your Hands | Digital Television Futures | Scoop.it

The connected TV, sometimes called the smart TV (and even branded as such by Samsung) is a growing phenomenon: TV makers are adding limited apps, Net connectivity, and even streaming media powers to their newer TVs in the hope they'll persuade you to upgrade your newish LCD for a flatter, smarter unit. They're desperate to, given how flat this market is. But according to new research from Pew, the future of TV may actually be a little more closely aligned with the notion of a "connected TV viewer," an important distinction.


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Microsoft posts job listing for Cloud TV engineers, promises 'ambitious new project'

Microsoft posts job listing for Cloud TV engineers, promises 'ambitious new project' | Digital Television Futures | Scoop.it
Companies might want to keep covert projects top-secret, but the more mundane aspects of business life often seem to get in the way.

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Emerging Television: Social TV And Participatory Psychology

Emerging Television: Social TV And Participatory Psychology | Digital Television Futures | Scoop.it

Understanding the true nature of Social TV and Participatory television is a lot less about technology and a lot more about psychology and sociology than most folks tend to realize or evangelize upon. Reading the media lately, we hear a lot about differing Social TV trends that whilst all true, are lacking a very crucial understanding of the behavioral background needed to capitalize upon these trends, which we’ll touch upon here (You lucky devils).


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TVSync API unveiled, helps devs build second-screen and smart TV apps

TVSync API unveiled, helps devs build second-screen and smart TV apps | Digital Television Futures | Scoop.it

Second screen apps seem to be all the rage as of late, and Vobile's freshly announced TVSync API platform can help developers ride that wave of popularity. Compatible with iOS and Android devices, PCs and some smart TVs, the API can be leveraged to supplement what's on the silver screen with relevant content ranging from polls to products.


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NBC Lets Viewers Buy Items They See on TV Via Their Mobile Device

NBC Lets Viewers Buy Items They See on TV Via Their Mobile Device | Digital Television Futures | Scoop.it
NBC Universal has partnered with Zeebox to let viewers use their mobile devices to buy things they see on TV.

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Hooray, we're digital natives – so who preserves our culture?

Hooray, we're digital natives – so who preserves our culture? | Digital Television Futures | Scoop.it
It’s estimated that in 2011 a truly staggering 1.8 zettabytes of digital information was created.

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Why working from home delights Generation Y employees

Why working from home delights Generation Y employees | Digital Television Futures | Scoop.it

Have you come across the phrase ‘Generation Y’? It refers to the generation born between 1980 and 1999 who want to live their lives very differently from the way previous generations did it. Ryan Gibson is part of Generation Y and has started working from home. It has inspired him to start a blog to help others balance work and home life:


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How smart is your TV?

How smart is your TV? | Digital Television Futures | Scoop.it

In the not-too-distant future, you'll be talking to your TV instead of using the remote control, logging into Facebook with your face and disconnecting your DVD player and pay TV box in favour of high-definition video streaming over the internet.

 


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Stop Flipping! The New Rules of TV

Stop Flipping! The New Rules of TV | Digital Television Futures | Scoop.it

From where to (legally) stream your favorite shows to viewing advice from the best minds in the business, here's everything you need to know about the new golden age of television.

 


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Usefulness of social TV apps called into question

Usefulness of social TV apps called into question | Digital Television Futures | Scoop.it

The proliferation of social TV applications has called into question their value to advertisers and viewers.


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Bouncing Camera Gets into Dangerous Places So People Don’t Have To

Bouncing Camera Gets into Dangerous Places So People Don’t Have To | Digital Television Futures | Scoop.it
The throwable device could relay panoramic images to let first responders or soldiers know what they’re getting into.If Francisco Aguilar and Dave Young get their way, police officers and firefighters will someday carry baseball-shaped, throwable...

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iPPea Launch As Flash-Drive Style Connected TV

iPPea Launch As Flash-Drive Style Connected TV | Digital Television Futures | Scoop.it

While smart TV sets may be notable that some are able to receive video from portable devices and vice-versa, American company iPPea (along with MIPS Technologies) are looking to go one better with the ‘portability factor’, creating a $50 Android-powered smart TV product the same size as a USB memory stick.


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Google jumps into the TV business with Fiber

Google jumps into the TV business with Fiber | Digital Television Futures | Scoop.it

Amazing how quickly the television space is changing. As Google unveiled its new one-gigabit-per-second fiber service in Kansas City today, it made a surprise announcement: residents will be able to sign up for a new Google Fiber TV service with a respectable list of channels out of the gate, tablet viewing, searchable programming, a HD DVR (up to 500 hours and 8 shows at once) and a free Google Nexus tablet thrown in to use as a remote control.


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Netflix and YouTube are Must Have Apps for Smart TV Owners

Smart TV manufacturers are hoping that the popularity of apps with smartphone and tablet users makes its way to the living room. Manufacturers and retailers are selling more and more televisions preloaded with Internet-connected functionality, frequently referred to as Smart TVs. This provides an environment where consumers can use apps to do anything from surfing the Internet using a fully functional web browser, to streaming their favorite movies, TV shows and music right on their TV sets.


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What Is Smart TV?

What Is Smart TV? | Digital Television Futures | Scoop.it

The very latest waves of Flat Screen Digital TVs hitting our shores this year are being marketed as Smart TVs. what does this mean, and what benefits do they have? Let’s try and explain this concept in a simplified manner.


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Owning the conversation around event broadcasts

Owning the conversation around event broadcasts | Digital Television Futures | Scoop.it

So the first weekend of Olympic action has finished and I’ve been putting in some serious hours of Olympics watching, mostly on TV but with a very wet trip to the Mall in between. The BBC coverage has been outstanding with seemingly unlimited viewing options, having broadcasts on three BBC channels as well as a red button service and a plethora of options online.


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HDMI stick turns your dumb screen into a smart TV

HDMI stick turns your dumb screen into a smart TV | Digital Television Futures | Scoop.it

The IMJ Corporation out of Tokyo has introduced an HDMI Wi-Fi stick called MGS that promises to turn almost any television with an HDMI port into a smart TV. Once connected, the tiny device runs the Android operating system on your television, and can be controlled with an Android smartphone. It supports multiple video codecs, as well as digital rights management technology, and can reportedly stream Internet video, music, games, and numerous mobile applications to the larger television screen.


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